Year 6 Spring Term 2020

A World of Difference

Foundation Subjects:


  • Can use a range of tools within the same piece with increasing confidence and accuracy.
  • Can exploit the potential of materials for given effect
  • Can add mood using a range of techniques
  • Can add light and shade to convey depth
  • Uses perspective to create a realistic image
  • Can embellish a surface using a range of techniques


  • Understands computer networks including the internet and how they can provide multiple services such as the world wide web as well as the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration. Can use search technologies effectively to respond to given enquiries and support their learning.
  • Understands how results are selected and ranked.
  • Is discerning in evaluating digital content, understanding that some information on the web is not always accurate, unbiased or reliable.
  • Can use technologies and software to collect, analyse, evaluate and present data and information (e.g. spreadsheets, databases, PowerPoints)


  • Can identify geographical patterns on a range of scales.
  • Can produce accurate scaled maps.
  • Can compare and contrast areas of the UK and the wider world by analysing their geographical features on a range of maps including digital computer mapping.
  • Can describe geographical processes observed including taking appropriate measurements and represent these (e.g. text, graphs and spreadsheets).
  • Can explain what physical and human processes may have occurred in a place by studying an aerial image of it.


  • Can suggest and research information sources required to present an in depth study of a local town or city.
  • Describe the positive or negative impact of a period of history on contemporary society.
  • Explore different points of views in history and explain and understand why these help us understand and interpret history.
  • Investigate and respond to a complex research question independently, using different evidence to support  responses.


  • Can perform a wide range of shapes and actions with control and accuracy.
  • Incorporates partner balances into a sequence.
  • Incorporates apparatus into a sequence, navigating safely over, through and under apparatus.
  • Shows variation in both gymnastics and dance, including speed, direction, shape, actions and use of canon/synchronisation.
  • Plans and performs sequences which flow well together with smooth transitions.
  • Performs with high energy, shows grace or other themes and maintains this throughout a piece.
  • Expresses an idea in an original and imaginative way.


  • Can identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood.
  • Recognises the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function.
  • Can describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals (including humans).
  • Recognises that light appears to travel in straight lines.
  • Uses the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye.
  • Can explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes.
  • Uses the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.