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Y6 Spring term

Topic: Crime and Punishment



In English, we will be learning about a range of fiction and non-fiction text types linked to our topic work. Pupils will also have the opportunity to revise spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.



In Mathematics, pupils will cover a range of mathematical topics covering, Shape and Space, Probability, Fractions, Decimals and Percentages, Data Handling and Coordinates.



In Science, pupils will study the physics and chemistry surrounding reversible and irreversible changes and the effects of dissolving solids.



In History, pupils will study crime and punishment through the ages. They will also study the ways in which has impacted on our local area. Pupils’ individual topics may also involve an historical element.



In Geography, pupils will be developing their use of maps and atlases as part of their topic studies.


Art and Design

In Art, pupils will be developing a range of skills, such as drawing, painting and sketching, as part of their individual study as well as during their topic studies into crime and punishment.


Design Technology

In Design and Technology, pupils will work with a variety of materials to create a model of their choosing linked to their individual study. There will be further opportunities to recreate appropriate aspects of crime and punishment.



Pupils will begin to study key vocabulary on the topics of telling times and places around town they will then move on to constructing their sentences.



Year 6 will begin a project around composing for drama, they will also be developing their keyboard and guitar skills. They will also being rehearsals for the end of year production.


Physical Education

Pupils further develop their gymnastic skills over the spring terms, examine concepts such as mirroring, matching, counter- balance and cannon and building them into routines.



Over the next term, pupils will study ways to stay safe online and discuss what should and shouldn’t be shared online.


Religious Education

In RE pupils will study and compare some of the key tenants of the Hindu and Christian faiths as well as their respective culture and artworks.



In computing, pupils will be developing games and basic apps which link with our crime and punishment topic. There will also be a chance to carry out research online as part of their individual topic.


Visits and visitors

  • Chantry Library / Ipswich Library (for individual topic research)


Learning outside the classroom

  • Local history study (Suffolk and Essex)


Spiritual, moral, social and cultural

  • We will continue with our focus on Building Learning Powers, looking specifically at revising and capitalising.

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