English
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:
*persuasion
*narrative
*non-chronological reports
Year_6 Spring 1 Curriculum Topics
Mathematics
We will be focusing on reasoning throughout Maths this half term. We will also explore the following curriculum areas:
*Decimals and fractions
*Ratio
*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.
PSHE / PE
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 Wednesday and Thursday .
Computing: What makes an excellent film?
Children will learn about the features of a good film. They will identify different camera angles used in film-making and discuss their effect.
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.