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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Redwood class and Oak class

Meet the staff...

Our topics for this year are:


Tomb Raiders (Ancient Egypt)

The Victorians 


Darwin's Delight (Evolution and Inheritance)

How do we make sure every child around the world has enough food and water?

Coastal study (Devon) 


Home Learning

     Homework for Year 6 is currently as follows:

  • Spelling practice using Spelling-Shed (new spellings set every Monday)
  • Times- tables practice using TT Rockstars
  • Weekly reading and activity- Seesaw (set every Friday with one week to complete)
  • Weekly Maths and English homework (set every Friday with one week to complete)


Spelling and times-tables practice

We would like to thank all parents/ carers for their continued support with TT Rockstars and Spelling-shed. It is vital that children are secure with all times tables as this helps with so many areas of mathematics.  Additionally, it is important that children are practising their spellings each week and are able to apply the patterns studied to other words.  Below are the links for both TT Rockstars and Spelling-Shed.


Seesaw- Reading homework

Following the success of  Seesaw during lockdown earlier in the year, we decided we would continue to use this platform to monitor reading. Each week  children will be expected to record themselves reading and upload this to Seesaw as a way of improving fluency whilst reading. As well as this, they will be required to complete an activity based on the reading domains to improve their understanding whilst reading and comprehension skills.