Does everybody have the same equal opportunities in terms of how they live?
Should absolute freedom be possible?
In Summer Term 1, we will be using the focus text, 'Overheard in a Tower Block' to inspire our free-verse poetry and to help us write a balanced argument linked to our first enquiry question. In Summer Term 2, we will use the text published by Amnesty International to write contrasting diary entries.
This term, we will recognise properties of shapes and develop our understanding of statistics. We will also secure our problem solving and reasoning skills in preparation for secondary school.
Science - Evolution and Inheritance and Scientists and Inventors:
In Summer Term 1, we will be recognising how living things have changed over time and understand how fossils provide information. In Summer Term 2, we will be researching the work of some famous scientists and inventors, including: Stephen Hawking, Alexander Fleming and Steve Jobs.
During Summer Term 1, we will be finding out what life was like during the Elizabethan ear and learning about the impact of the Spanish Armada.
In Summer Term 2, we will learn how trading nations are interdependent and identify the global importance of natural resources.
'Our World' and 'Britain' are our two themes for the Summer Term. In Summer Term 1, we will host a Fairtrade Café. In Summer Term 2, we will be thinking about democracy and the rule of law.
Throughout the Summer Term, we will continue our learning about secular beliefs. We will develop our understanding of evolution and Darwinism.
'Health and Wellbeing' is the theme for our learning this term. We will begin to understand mental and emotional health, recognise the benefits of a balanced diet and know how to achieve and celebrate personal goals.
Art and Design:
In Summer Term 1, we will sculpt with clay and use clay tools to make a model monkey. In Summer Term 2, we will create a mixed-media piece of the London landscape.
This term, we will be cooking a three-course meal for an Elizabethan banquet.
In preparation for our Leavers' Assembly, we will discuss our memories of Norbridge Academy and discuss how music can be used to share a message. Our music lessons will focus on our summer production. We will perform songs, respond to timings and play a variety of instruments.
The focus for our learning in the Summer Term is Information Technology. We will focus on blogging this term and participate in the 'Year 6 Blogathon'.
In our weekly lessons with Madame Walsh, we will be exploring French music and using comparative vocabulary.
In Summer Term 1, we will be learning how to play cricket and rounders. In Summer Term 2, we will be developing our athletics skills in preparation for Sports Day.