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Year 6 – Tigers Class

Welcome to Tigers Class (Year 6)

Year 6 Class Teacher: Mrs Nolan

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Our Learning

In Year Six we deepen our learning through a range of exciting and engaging topics. We seek to understand our solar system and the concepts of night and day in depth, and learn about evolution and inheritance in biology. We learn a range of skills and sports in PE, and have a particular focus on health and fitness. We study Salvador Dali and Piet Mondrian, alongside art periods and artistic styles that encourage creativity and exploration of techniques in art.

To support our learning throughout the year, we use ‘Spelling Shed’, an online learning platform, to secure children’s spelling and develop vocabulary and ‘Times Tables Rock Stars’, another online learning tool, to help secure the children’s multiplication and division facts.

We also use ‘Accelerated Reader’ (AR), a system which allows children to take comprehension quizzes on their reading books, to monitor and support reading. You can track your child’s AR quiz scores by signing up to ‘Renaissance Home Connect’.

More information about our Year Six curriculum for individual subjects can be found on our subject curriculum pages and in our termly Learning Letters, links to which are included below.


Our general timetable can be downloaded below. Our timetable is subject to change but gives you an overview of coverage each week.

Tigers Class Timetable

70 Things Before I Leave Shorne – Year Six

At Shorne Church of England Primary School, one of our curriculum drivers is ‘Opportunities’. Teachers have created a list of ‘70 Things Before I Leave Shorne Primary’ to broaden children’s experiences throughout their primary years. The experiences and activities we encourage our Year 6 children to take part in – either at school or with their families – are:

#61 Bake Bread
#62 Raise Money for Charity
#63 Go to the Theatre
#64 Go Paddleboarding
#65 Perform in Front of an Audience
#66 Stay Away from Home for Four Nights
#67 Have a Piece of Work on Display
#68 Work with Younger Children
#69 Learn Basic First Aid
#70 Play Conkers

More Infomation about the subjects can be found on our curriculum pages

Terms/Topic Information

Useful Parent Resources in Year 6

For further useful resources, please visit each curriculum page.