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Kings WorthyPrimary School

Y6 Autumn 2 2020

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?
  • What role did British pilots play during the Battle of Britain?
  • Why was it significant?
  • How were code breakers and secret agents used in WW2?

English:

  • Learning to persuade - looking at WW2 propaganda
  • Persuasive writing - letters, information sheets and debates
  • Narrative writing based on 'Letters from the Lighthouse' by Emma Carroll
  • WW2 poetry

Maths:

  • Factors and multiples
  • Formal methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
  • Percentage, decimal and fraction equivalence

Science - Electricity / Forces

  • What are the dangers of electricity?
  • Completing and repairing circuits
  • Drawing circuit diagrams
  • Forces - Friction & air resistance (catch-up from Y5)

Computing:

  • Scratch - using IF/ELSE blocks to control options and create Morse Code
  • E-safety – privacy, security and risk online
  • Breaking down problems into algorithms and creating a decision tree to fix a broken electrical circuit
  • Learning to program in MakeCode and download this to Micro:Bits 

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

Music: Songs of WW2, Creating propaganda music

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

PSHE: Human Rights - A safe place to live

SMSC: The Benefits System

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.