Y6 Autumn 2 2023
Topic 2: ‘Crime and Punishment'
History: Looking at how Crime and Punishment has changed over the past 1,000 years. On the 15 December, we have a trip to Oxford Castle and the prison. Once we have costs back for the coach, we will send you a letter with the costs and details.
History Key Questions:
- How were criminals punished 800 years ago, and how do we know?
- What does the legend of Robin Hood tell us about mediaeval justice?
- How did crimes and punishments change between 1500 and 1750?
- Why did punishments become so bloody in the 18th century?
- Why did so much change happen in the 19th century?
- Has the way we catch and punish criminals improved that much in the last 100 years?
- We will be reading 'Holes', by Louis Sacher
- Using persuasive devices - writing a letter to persuade the judge not to send Stanley to prison, writing a Rashomon telling the story of 'Three Little Pigs' from multiple perspectives, for a judge and jury to determine the truth.
- Narrative writing - writing the next Chapter of 'Holes', integrating dialogue to move the action on
- Fractions and decimals
- Converting Units
Science - Electricity:
- Completing and repairing circuits, identifying why a circuit may not be working
- Investigating the impact of voltage on the brightness of a bulb
- Drawing circuit diagrams
- E-safety – privacy, security and risk online
- Learning to program in Crumble
DT: Using electronics with switches to create electronics games
Music: Film music
PE: Invasion games - Hockey and Gymnastics
PSHE: Human Rights - A safe place to live and Identity, Society and Equality
RE: An Extraordinary Baby - Incarnation