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Whole School Unit - The Fate of Fausto






Robert Louis Stevenson 




Freedom Bird 


Christmas Classic 




HfL – FEP 3 – Night of the Gargoyles 


Friend or Foe 


Whole School Unit 


Poetry theme – War poetry


The Piano - Literacy Shed short film


Recount (Diary) – Hermelin 


Literary Heritage – Journey to the Centre of the Earth 


Poetry genre – Narrative – The Listeners (Walter de la Mere)


Narrative – The Alchemist's Letter


Persuasion Discussion and Debate -   Persuasive Plastics 




Blackberry Blue 

Guided Reading


Coraline ARE text 





Room 13





Friend or Foe 


Pig Heart Boy





Power Maths Textbook 6A


Unit 1 - Place value within 10,000,000

Unit 2 - Four operations (1)

Unit 3 - Four operations (2)

Unit 4 - Fractions (1)

Unit 5 - Fractions (2)

Unit 6 - Measure - Imperial and metric measures

Power Maths Textbook 6B


Unit 7 - Ratio and proportion

Unit 8 - Algebra

Unit 9 - Decimals

Unit 10 - Percentages

Unit 11 - Measurement - perimeter, area & volume

Power Maths Textbook 6C



Unit 12 - Statistics

Unit 13 - Geometry - properties of shapes

Unit 14 - Geometry - Position and direction

Unit 15 - Problem solving


Circulatory system - Curriculum Maestro 


This project teaches children about the transport role of the human circulatory system, its main parts and primary functions. They learn about healthy lifestyle choices and the effects of harmful substances on the body.


Evolution and inheritance

Curriculum Maestro 


This project teaches children how living things on Earth have changed over time and how fossils provide evidence for this. They learn how characteristics are passed from parents to their offspring and how variation in offspring can affect their survival, with changes (adaptations) possibly leading to the evolution of a species.

Living things and their habitats

Curriculum Maestro - Part of Frozen Kingdom geography project


This project teaches children to describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including microorganisms, plants and animals and reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics.

Electrical Circuits and components

Curriculum Maestro 


This project teaches children about electrical circuits, their components and how they function. They recognise how the voltage of cells affects the output of a circuit and record circuits using standard symbols. It also teaches children about programmable devices, sensors and monitoring. They combine their learning to design and make programmable home devices.



Curriculum Maestro 


This project teaches children about the way that light behaves, travelling in straight lines from a source or reflector, into the eye. They explore how we see light and colours, and phenomena associated with light, including shadows, reflections and refraction.


Judaism - Rosh Hasanah and Yom Kippur


Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year and it begins with the sound of a shofar (ram's horn).Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, is know as the Day of Atonement. It is celebrated 10 days after Rosh Hashanah.



Sikhism  -  Bandi Chhor Divas


The Sikh celebration of Bandi Chhor Divas coincides with the Hindu festival of Diwali. During the festival, Sikhs celebrate Guru Hargobind, who released 52 Hindu princes from Gwalior Fort in 1619. The main themes of the festival are religious freedom and helping others who are weaker or in need.

Buddhism - Parinirvana


Parinirvana is celebrated on the 15th of February and commemorates the death of Buddha and his passing into Nirvana.


Islam - Lailat al Miraj


Lailat al Miraj celebrates the story of Muhammad’s Night Journey. The angel Jibreel (Gabriel) is said to have visited Muhammad while he slept near the Kabah in Mecca and taken him on a 666 mile journey to the farthest mosque, the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, on the back of a winged creature called Buraq.


Hinduism - Kumbh Mela


The Kumbh Mela is the largest gathering of people on Earth. Four Kumbh Mela pilgrimages take place at four sacred sites, Haridwar, Allahabad, Nasik and Ujjain, over a period of 12 years.

Christianity - Sunday


In most Western countries, Sunday is part of the weekend and most Christians see it as a day of worship and rest. Practising Christians worship in many different ways and have different traditions but most will go to church, sign hymns, listen to Bible readings, say prayers and spend time together.


Being Me in My World


Identifying goals for the year Global citizenship Children’s universal rights Feeling welcome and valued Choices, consequences and rewards Group dynamics Democracy, having a voice Anti-social behaviour Role-modelling


Celebrating Differences


Perceptions of normality Understanding disability Power struggles Understanding bullying Inclusion/exclusion Differences as conflict, difference as celebration Empathy

Dreams and Goals


Personal learning goals, in and out of school Success criteria Emotions in success Making a difference in the world Motivation Recognising achievements Compliments


Healthy Me


Taking personal responsibility How substances affect the body Exploitation, including ‘county lines’ and gang culture Emotional and mental health Managing stress



Mental health Identifying mental health worries and sources of support Love and loss Managing feelings Power and control Assertiveness Technology safety Take responsibility with technology use

Changing Me


Self-image Body image Puberty and feelings Conception to birth Reflections about change Physical attraction Respect and consent Boyfriends/girlfriends Sexting Transition





This project teaches children about Africa past and present, with a particular focus on Benin. It traces the development of the slave trade and explores Britain’s role in the transatlantic slave trade, the causes and consequences of the European colonisation of Africa and the worldwide communities that make up the African diaspora.




Britain at War


This project teaches children about the causes, events and consequences of the First and Second World Wars, the influence of new inventions on warfare, how life in Great Britain was affected and the legacy of the wars in the post-war period.


Our Changing World - Geography week

Curriculum Maestro


This essential skills and knowledge project revises the features of Earth, time zones and lines of latitude and longitude to pinpoint places on a map. Children find out more about map scales, grid references, contour lines and map symbols. They learn about climate change and the importance of global trade. Children analyse data and carry out fieldwork to find out about local road safety. They study patterns of human settlements and carry out an enquiry to describe local settlement patterns.




Frozen Kingdoms


Curriculum Maestro


This project teaches children about the characteristics and features of polar regions, including the North and South Poles, and includes a detailed exploration of the environmental factors that shape and influence them.



Trail blazers, barrier breakers


This project teaches children about significant black artists and their work, and provides opportunities to analyse and create artwork inspired by them.


Tints, tones and shades - art week 


This project teaches children about colour theory by studying the colour wheel and exploring mixing tints, shades and tones. They learn about significant landscape artworks and features of landscapes before using this knowledge to create landscape paintings.




This project teaches children about the Inuit way of life, including some of their cultural and artistic traditions.


Bees, Beetles and butterflies 


This project teaches children about sketchbooks, observational drawing, mixed media collage and Pop Art. They consolidate their learning to make a final piece of artwork inspired by bees, beetles or butterflies.


Food for life


This project teaches children about processed food and healthy food choices. They make bread and pasta sauces and learn about the benefits of whole foods. They plan and make meals as part of a healthy daily menu, and evaluate their completed products.




This project teaches children about remarkable engineers and significant bridges, learning to identify features, such as beams, arches and trusses. They complete a bridge-building engineering challenge to create a bridge prototype.


Make do and Mend


This project teaches children a range of simple sewing stitches, including ways of recycling and repurposing old clothes and materials.





Glockenspiel Stage 2:


Learning to read a musical stave, music appraisal, performing.




Music appraisal, implementing glockenspiel skills, singing as a group.

Don’t stop Believin’


Music appraisal, improvisation using voices and instruments.

You’ve Got A Friend:


Music appraisal, implementing glockenspiel skills, singing as a group.

Reflect, Rewind and Replay:


Music appraisal, improvisation using voices and instruments.


End of Year Performance:


To include musical elements such as singing or instrumentals.








Badminton Y5/6








Communication and Collaboration

Creating Media - Web page Creation

Programming- Variables in Games


Data and information - Creating Spreadsheets

Creating Media - 3D Modelling


Programming - Sensing Movement



Numbers (C) 


What is the date? (I)

At school (P)

Me in the World (P) 

Enhanced Curriculum - visits, extra curricula...

2024 - Hazard Alley


Cinema trip - Christmas film



Science Week 

Residential - Condover Hall 


Swimming + boosters 


Vicar Visit


Year 6 Production