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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

Term

Content

Half-Term 1

Half-Term 2

Aut

Unit Overview

Local Field Study

Enquiry Question: What is our area of study like?

  • What are the physical features of an area?
  • What are the human features of an area?
  • Why do different areas have different features?
  • How can we compare different areas?
  • How can we use OS maps to locate and describe an area?
  • What is the route from one area to another?

Use of OS maps to show 4 and 6-figure grid references, distance and scale, directions, contour lines, and spot heights.

Use of OS maps to describe different routes.

Big Ideas

Physical geography: features, physical processes, interactions between physical and human geography.

Human geography: features, impact of humans, interactions between human and physical geography.

Skills: 4-figure grid references, 6-figure grid references, distance, scale, contour lines, spot heights.

NC Link

  • Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time.
  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom.
  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical and human geography.
  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.
  • Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world.
  • Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

Spr

Unit Overview

Different Settlements

Enquiry Question: Where do people live and why?

  • What are the different types of settlement? (Hamlet, village, town, city)
  • What are the different types of land use?
  • How is land used in settlements?
  • Do settlements have a pattern?
  • Do different types of people live in different settlements?
  • Do physical factors affect where people live?
  • Have settlements changed over time?

Interpretation of OS maps to locate and describe settlements.

Migration

Enquiry Question: Why do people migrate?

  • What is migration?
  • What are push and pull factors?
  • What is the impact of migration on London?
  • What are refugees?
  • What happens to refugees when they move to a new country?

Interpretation of flow line maps.

Big Ideas

Physical geography: features, weather and climate.

Human geography: features, impacts of humans on areas, land use, interactions between human and physical geography.

Locational knowledge: place knowledge.

Physical geography: features.

Human geography: features, interactions between human and physical geography.

NC Link

  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical and human geography.
  • Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time
  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.
  • Human geography, including types of settlement and land use.
  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical and human geography.
  • Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time
  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.

 

Sum

Unit Overview

Microclimates

Enquiry Question: Does our school have its own microclimate?

  • What is the difference between weather and climate?
  • Where are the different climate zones?
  • How do humans and animals adapt to different climates?
  • What is a microclimate?
  • Where should a new school bench be placed?

Use of OS maps

Use of aerial photographs

Constructions and interpretation of graphs

Big Ideas

Physical geography: features, weather and climate, adaptations

Human geography: features, processes, adaptations, interactions between human and physical geography

NC Link

  • Identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones (including day and night).
  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including climate zones.
  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping
  • Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.