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Kings Worthy Primary School

Y6 Autumn 2 2019

Topic 2: ‘Secret Agents'

History: Looking at the significance of the Battle of Britain as a turning point in British history, and the role of intelligence agents during WW2.

History Key Questions:

  • What were the major events leading up to the Battle of Britain?
  • Which countries were involved?
  • Who was Churchill?
  • What were the Luftwaffe's plans for invading Britain?
  • How do we know about them?
  • What role did British pilots play during the Battle of Britain?
  • Why was it significant?

English:

  • Learning to persuade - looking at propaganda
  • Persuasive writing - letters, notes and debates
  • Use colons, semi-colons and dashes to punctuate
  • Descriptive writing
  • Performance poetry

Maths:

  • Factors and multiples
  • Fractions – equivalence, simplifying, comparing and ordering
  • Converting mixed numbers to improper fractions
  • Addition and subtraction of fractions with different denominators
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions
  • Area and perimeter

Science - Electricity

  • What are the dangers of electricity?
  • Completing and repairing circuits
  • Drawing circuit diagrams

Computing:

  • E-safety – privacy online
  • Breaking problems into algorithms
  • Learning to program Micro:Bits 

DT:  Using electronics with switches to create secret agent morse code devices

PE: Games: Invasion games - netball  Dance:  based on WW2 & the Charleston

Music: Songs of WW2, Creating propaganda music

RE:  The Christmas Mystery: Why two stories?  Considering the idea of interpretation and how the Christian account of Jesus’ birth is described in the Bible in the books of Matthew and Luke.