Year 6 Topics of Learning

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Year 6  Whole School Project - Anthony Browne

Places far from here

The Big Question: 

Can you always tell the truth?

Key Text:

The other side of truth

Geography: Nigeria

Art: Refugee art

Forest School: Build a shelter in the forest 

Science: Electricity

Visit: Gillingham park visit (Anthony Browne)

London Calling

The Big Question: 

How do people see the world differently?

Key Text:

The London Eye Mystery 

Geography: Where to build London eye? Rivers- river Thames

DT: Design and Make a new London Landmark (with moving part)

Meadows – design a landmark for the meadows

Science: Living things and their habitats (part 1)

Visit: The London Eye/The Strand (free)

Temple of Doom

The Big Question: 

What makes a decision right?

Key Text:

The Sad Night


History: Aztecs

Computing: We are adventure gamers

Science: Animals including Humans

Forest School: Escape from Aztecs using a portable bridge
Aztec warrior assault course

Visit: Mexicolore

We’ll meet again

The Big Question: 

What came before?

Key Text:

Candle in the Dark

Rose Blanche

Friend or Foe


History: WW2

Art: Drawings and Paintings in style of WW2 artist Henry Moore
Blitz skyline

DT: Cooking on Rations

Science: Light

Visit: from veteran (A WW2 childhood)/  Kent life 

Show Time

The Big Question: 

Visit: School journey

Geography: linked to school journey
Meadows – geography field study

Music: Year 6 Production

Living things and their habitats part 2 ( field trip/ meadows)



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