In Year 6, the children will begin the year thinking about who they are; their strengths and weaknesses and how they change their mind-set so they can develop their resilience. They will also work as groups and in pairs to understand different cultures, beliefs and values as well as developing their communication and collaborative skills. The children have also chosen to explore the human body so we will be looking at the different systems, how they work and what is vital for the human body in order to be healthy.
Term 2 – Where we are in space and time
This term, Osprey class will be studying both the World Wars and how they have shaped the lives we have now. We shall also be looking at more recent conflicts and understanding how war affects people. Along with this, we shall also be looking at the Victoria Cross and George Cross medals and the attributes that have been shown in order to receive one.
Term 3 – How we express ourselves
This term, Osprey class will be studying mythical beasts and how they have adapted to their habitats. We shall also then be using this to look at other animals and how they have adapted to their environments and how the change in climate is affecting them as well as us.
Term 4 – How the world works
This term, Osprey class will be exploring the law, people’s rights and the use of social media. We shall be looking at why there are laws in place, why they were created and what can happen if they are broken. Also, we shall be investigating the pros and cons of social media and how social media is used.