Curriculum Map

Subject Strand Year 6
English Fiction Classic,

contemporary &

well-loved narratives:

personal response;

character study;

extended narrative; range of writing in character (letters, diaries, etc.);

play script

  Poetry Poems by well known poet or children’s choice:

personal response;

poem using style/theme; recitation/performance of poem

  Non-fiction Biography

Persuasive letters



  Grammar Use appropriate register/style

Use passive voice for purpose

Use features to convey and clarify meaning

Use full punctuation

Use language of subject/object

  Shakespeare Macbeth
Maths   Number & place value

Addition & subtraction

Properties of shapes

Multiplication & division

Position & direction

Fractions, percentages & decimals

Measurement: length, area & perimeter, money, time, mass, volume & capacity

Statistics, ratio & proportion


Science Working scientifically

Animals, including humans

Evolution and inheritance



Computing   Planning the creation of a mobile app

Developing project management skills

Researching the app market

Designing an interface for an app

Developing a simple mobile phone app

Creating video and web copy for a mobile phone app

History   Vikings

Ancient China

Mapping and locality Tradelinks
RE   Living as a Buddhist

The holy week: the last week of Jesus’ life



The Jewish home

The synagogue

Art   Textiles



DT   Use research & criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose and aimed at specific groups

Use annotated sketches, cross-section diagrams & computer-aided design

Analyse & evaluate existing products and improve own work

Use mechanical & electrical systems in own products, including programming

PE   Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination

Play competitive games, applying basic principles

Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance & athletics

Take part in Outdoor & Adventurous activities

Compare performances to achieve personal bests

Swimming proficiency at 25m

Music   Perform with control & expression solo & in ensembles Improvise & compose using dimensions of music

Listen to detail and recall aurally

Use & understand basics of staff notation

Develop an understanding of the history of music, including great musicians & composers

Spanish   Listen & engage

Engage in conversations, expressing opinions

Speak in simple language & be understood

Develop appropriate pronunciation

Present ideas & information orally

Show understanding in simple reading

Adapt known language to create new ideas

Describe people, places & things

Understand basic grammar, e.g. gender