We will be using the whole class text, 'Journey To The River Sea' to help us understand our topic. We will also focus on these text types:
*non-chronological reports
Year_6 Spring 1 Curriculum Topics
We will be focusing on reasoning throughout Maths this half term. We will also explore the following curriculum areas:
*Decimals and fractions
*3D shape and statistics
Science: Electricity
We will be studying the topic of electricity where we will look at circuits and how to solve problems with them. We will also look at the work of famous scientists such as Faraday.
How Wild Is Water?
Geography: Rivers
We will be looking at the Amazon River to help us understand the role that rivers play in the lives of humans. We learn terminology to discuss rivers and look at the types of plant and animal that exist within and around this mighty natural resource.
In PSHE we will be examining growth and well being, looking at aspirations, goals and feeling valued, the intensity of ours and others’ feelings and conflicting emotions.

In PE, we will study Gymnastics. Our PE days remain Thursday and Friday
Computing: Working Collaboatively online
Our focus this half term will be the creation of an information resource on the Amazon River. It will allow people to collaborate and jointly create content, which could exist online. We will also examine ways that we can evaluate information collaboratively.
Art and Design
Our focus is water colour. We will look at colour-mixing and aim to produce Winter landscapes based on the work of Caspar David Friedrich.