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12/05/21

We loved our parachute games at lunchtime today 💕 https://t.co/0ZX8UOwh1j

19/04/21

Year 5 have made some brilliant bird boxes for their Easter DT project! https://t.co/OTnL2qr68O

12/03/21

A massive thank you to and for "visiting" HFSP this week - nothing beats meeting and talking to an author about their experiences to inspire our own reading and writing! https://t.co/wxpMcXarDp

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (2/2) https://t.co/NnfG3CrVsY

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (1/2) https://t.co/VFrWSeGqtx

08/03/21

Year 4 Meet the Author - Jenny Pearson 📚 https://t.co/ikLIwiepkm

08/03/21

Welcome back KS2 👨‍💻 ✍️ 😃 https://t.co/Lm5DMBMyqO

08/03/21

Welcome back Key Stage 1 📚 🧮 https://t.co/oDlDLZPaEW

08/03/21

Welcome back Early Years 🦕 🦖 https://t.co/rd1NtggzjU

04/03/21

Happy world book day! Look at our amazing crayons 🖍 📚 https://t.co/W8S4WayFsf

26/02/21

The final push! One-to-one Phonics tutoring for our pupils learning online. https://t.co/b9rHt8oB7E

24/02/21

How does a holiday to Mount Etna sound? Year 4 learning about volcanoes in Geography. https://t.co/tCHRatC5lP

12/02/21

Year 4 carrying out a Science experiment learning about the harmful effects certain liquids can have on our teeth. science https://t.co/iD2jilnPSD

11/02/21

Porridge making in Agra Deedy https://t.co/BXTSyBaVV2

11/02/21

Reception are getting ready for Chinese New Year 🧧 🍜 https://t.co/z8vdxN7VxF

11/02/21

Securing those number bonds 🧮 https://t.co/4AG0r09qt2

09/02/21

Key Stage One took part in their Speech Bubbles session today. Children from home and from school participated 🙂 https://t.co/WbiYu9W07X

01/02/21

Year 4 have created their very own Roman God Trump cards this week! Who’s the strongest? 💪 https://t.co/qQVrim5pRn

22/01/21

Year 4 have created some fantastic diagrams of the digestive system for Science! https://t.co/2hUQr0PnuR

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Year 6

Year 6 Curriculum Overview

NC Reading (Y5/6)

Reading - word reading
Pupils should be taught to:

  • apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (morphology and etymology), as listed in English appendix 1 (https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/239784/English_Appendix_1_- _Spelling.pdf), both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words that they meet

 

Reading - comprehension

Pupils should be taught to:

  • maintain positive attitudes to reading and an understanding of what they read by:
  • continuing to read and discuss an increasingly wide range of fiction, poetry, plays, non-fiction and reference books or textbooks
  • reading books that are structured in different ways and reading for a range of purposes increasing their familiarity with a wide range of books, including myths, legends and traditional stories, modern fiction, fiction from our literary heritage, and books from other cultures and traditions
  • recommending books that they have read to their peers, giving reasons for their choices
  • identifying and discussing themes and conventions in and across a wide range of writing
  • making comparisons within and across books
  • learning a wider range of poetry by heart
  • preparing poems and plays to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation, tone and volume so that the meaning is clear to an audience
  • understand what they read by:
  • checking that the book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context
  • asking questions to improve their understanding
  • drawing inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives from their actions, and justifying inferences with evidence
  • predicting what might happen from details stated and implied
  • summarising the main ideas drawn from more than 1 paragraph, identifying key details that support the main ideas
  • identifying how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning
  • discuss and evaluate how authors use language, including figurative language, considering the impact on the reader
  • distinguish between statements of fact and opinion
  • retrieve, record and present information from non-fiction
  • participate in discussions about books that are read to them and those they can read for themselves, building on their own and others’ ideas and challenging views courteously
  • explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read, including through formal presentations and debates, maintaining a focus on the topic and using notes where necessary
  • provide reasoned justifications for their views

 

Term

Content

Half-Term 1

Half-Term 2

Aut

Planning Sequence*

The Arrival* by Shaun Tan

The Unforgotten Coat* by Frank Cottrell Boyce

The Promise by Nicola Davies and Laura Davies

Can We Save the Tiger? by Martin Jekins and Vicky White

Texts

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

Beetle Boy by M. G. Leonard

 

(ordered x64)

The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo /

The Tyger by William Blake

The Steampunk Bible by Jeff Vandermeer

NO PLANNING SEQUENCE

NC and Content Domain Coverage

See cover of Literary Leaves and Class Teacher Planning for specific skills coverage of each text

Spr

Linked Planning Sequence

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick *book and film

Suffragette: The Battle for Equality* by David Roberts

The Last Wild by Piers Torday

The Three Little Pigs Project by The Guardian *film

Texts

Cogheart by Peter Bunzl / Make More Noise!* (not ordered)

Incredible Journeys by Levison Wood

Fly Me Home by Polly Ho Yen

NC and Content Domain Coverage

See cover of Literary Leaves and Class Teacher Planning for specific skills coverage of each text

Sum

 

 

 

Linked Planning Sequence

Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare, Helen Street and Charly Cheung *book and film

Grimm Tales for Young and Old by Phillip Pullman

Some Places More Than Others* by Renee Watson

A Beautiful Lie* by Ifran Master

Texts

Darwin’s Voyage of Discovery by Jake Williams

Grimm Tales for Young and Old by Phillip Pullman   (not ordered)

Caged Bird* by Maya Angelou

A Beautiful Lie* by Ifran Master

NC and Content Domain Coverage

See cover of Literary Leaves and Class Teacher Planning for specific skills coverage of each text