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Year 6 Topic



During the first part of the Spring term, Y6 will study The Tempest and Skellig. During these topics we will learn about:

  • The characters and plot in Shakespeare’s The Tempest
  • Creating storm music and writing descriptions
  • Acting out speeches and scenes
  • Sketching depictions of characters
  • Using ICT to create powerpoints and excel spreadsheets
  • Finding out about the classification of animals
  • Engaging with the book Skellig by David Almond





The second half of autumn term, Year 6 will study Charles Darwin. The main focus will be:

  • Exploring Darwin’s life and his great adventure
  • Writing letters and diary entries inspired by Darwin
  • Looking into his theories of evolution 
  • Looking at how animals have adapted 
  • Creating sketches and pastel drawings of different animals