Year 6

Early Islamic Civilisation – Autumn 1

This half term we will be travelling back in time to learn all about this fascinating period in history. We will exploring the Islamic Empire, and comparing it with Europe during this time. The Islamic civilisation are responsible for significant discoveries that are still important and relevant today – we will be learning all about these pioneers. Trade was also huge part of the Islamic Empire and we will be exploring what items were traded as well as learning all about the Silk Road trade route. We will be replicating and creating our own geometric designs inspired by the Islamic Civilisation as these are a recognisable style from this period.

International Trade – Autumn 2

International Trade is our half termly unit focusing on trade around the world. We will be exploring climates across the world which result in different items being produced and traded. We will learn about Fair Trade; how trade connects different countries and the impact on those people living there. By further enhancing our knowledge on The Silk Road, we will be studying items that are traded and how both good and bad came from this 4000 mile long link.