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St Gilbert's R.C.

Primary School

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Animals including Humans

Animals including Humans

During this term we will learn the following:


  • recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way bodies function;
  • describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals and humans;
  • identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system;
  • describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood.


More details of the learning can be found in the Knowledge Organiser below.


What should I know already? What should I remember from previous years?


In Year 2 - you learned:

  • to describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food and hygiene.


In Year 3 - you learned:

  • to identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food (they get nutrition from what they eat).


In Year 4 - you learned:

  • to describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans;
  • to identify the different types of teeth in humans and the simple functions.


Knowledge Organiser for Animals including Humans (Year 6)

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