Year 6

Blue Planet
 

A study of the  Aquatic biome provides depth of knowledge and application of theories such as: wave hubs , fishing, marine conservation, plastic pollution and renewable energy for the future.

 
The Battle of Britain 
 
Pupils will learn the main facts about WW2 and  the rule of Hitler. Including the causes and effects; allies and enemies and what life was like then (iron age Britiain). They will learn about Winston Churchill and his speech 
This topic will look at the 4 months in 1940 when The Battle of Britain was fought. Pupils will find out about the roles of women in this battle, the development and use of RADAR and how London survived the Blitz.

 

 
North America
 
Pupils now explore a study of a continent, considering human and physical features inc food and farming, flooding, canyons and valleys. 
 
Atlantic Slave Trade
 
Pupils will learn how slavery dates back to the 15th century (Columbus) and how  Europeans enslaved millions of people from parts of West Africa by transporting them across the Atlantic Ocean and selling them in the Americas .It will look at the ‘Triangular trade’ and the three stages of slave trade.