Year 6 Spring Curriculum Topics

Theme: Coasts


  • Non-Chronological Reports - Marine creatures
  • Traditional Tales with a focus on writing speech
  • Biographies


  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Statistics - including interpreting graphs and pie charts
  • 2D/3D shapes and their properties
  • Angles
  • Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
  • Solving worded-problems
  • Area and Perimeter
  • Measuring and Converting e.g cm to m; g to kg


  • Living things and their habitats
  • Using and creating classification keys
  • Sorting animals according to characteristics
  • Linnaeus and his system of classification


  • British Coastlines and Counties


  • Observational drawing of marine creatures
  • Planning, creating and editing wire sculptures
  • Using different artists as inspiration


  • Working Collaboratively Online
  • Discuss various internet services available
  • Look at audience, purpose and function
  • Discuss safe and responsible use images, content and copyright
  • Write and produce media to publish online
  • Add hyperlinks to other information
  • Creating multimedia videos

PE / Learning for Life

  • Ball Skills
  • Netball/handling and passing skills
  • Handball and team work