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Year 6H 2020 - 2021

Miss Connolly

Y6H class teacher, Computing and Pupil Premium lead.

Mrs Lord

Y6 TA.

Hi Year 6H (and families),

I can't wait to see what amazing things we get up to together in your last year at Britannia! :) Mrs Lord will be working in our class for some of the week and she'll also be working with 6B during the week too. 

Please click on the gallery to see some photos of some of the exciting things that we have been up to!

Contacting me will look a little bit different this half term but if you ever need to get in touch, please don't hesitate to contact me via s.connolly@britannia.lancs.sch.uk.

Miss Connolly

For all home learning (if self-isolating or due to a bubble closure), please go to https://www.britanniaprimary.co.uk/page/year-6-home-learning/81100 

Homework Friday 27th November 2020

Homework is on Google Classroom this week. All instructions are on Google Classroom.

Homework Friday 20th November 2020

Homework is on Google Classroom this week. Please check your smartphone messages/emails via the School Spider app for further information.

Homework Friday 13th November 2020

Homework is on Google Classroom this week. Please check your smartphone messages/emails via the School Spider app for further information.

Homework Friday 6th November 2020

Complete the following activities for homework. I need you to either email me some evidence of you completing this for homework or upload it to Google Classroom for me please. It's due in next Friday (the 13th) but Science is due in on Tuesday the 10th.

1) Learn the first 5 Grammar definitions from the Grammar terminology booklet (attached here).  Grammar Definitions Look at the examples too and practise them! Put them into a poster or whatever will help you learn them. I will be testing these every week in different test questions so make sure you know what they mean.

2) Spellings - Practise the first 10 Year 5 and 6 words at the bottom of this page, I will be testing you on these too.

3) Science - Pages 17 and 18 of the CGP book. This is due in on Tuesday (the 10th).

4) Reading - make sure you are reading daily! This doesn't have to be your school book. It can be anything but I need to see your reading record at least twice a week.

If you want to have a go at the game from our Google assembly, here is the link: https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/en_us/interland

Email me if you need anything: s.connolly@britannia.lancs.sch.uk

Enjoy! Miss Connolly

Here is our class newsletter for this half term:

Autumn Newsletter

Autumn 2 - 

PSHE 'Growing and Changing' information

Here is the PSHE information which was sent via email:

PSHE Growing and Changing info

Spellings wc 14th and 21st September 2020

Spelling Rule: Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters (a,e, i, o and u) to words of more than one syllable. 

If the last syllable of a word is stressed and ends with one consonant letter which has just one vowel letter before it, the final consonant letter is doubled before any ending beginning with a vowel letter is added. The consonant letter is not doubled if the syllable is unstressed. 

Words:

forgetting Do you ever feel like you're forgetting something?
forgotten You might have forgotten.
beginning My hair is beginning to go grey.
beginner She was an absolute beginner at the piano.
prefer Children prefer to wear casual clothes.
preferred She preferred cake to pudding.
gardening The old couple enjoyed gardening.
gardener The gardener mowed the lawn.
limiting Have you tried limiting your time spent on the computer?
limited The choices were limited.
limitation The teacher set a limitation on the word count.

Here are some Spelling games:
https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-4628.htm (Practising the first six words)

https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/games-4629.htm (Practising the last five words)

Spellings wc 28th September 2020

Rule: Words ending in -ent

Use –ent and –ence/–ency after soft c (/s/ sound), soft g (/dʒ/ sound) and qu, or if there is a related word with a clear /ɛ/ sound in the right position.
There are many words, however, where the above guidance does not help. These words just have to be learnt.

innocent He is completely innocent of any crime.
innocence The man appealed at court to prove his innocence.
decent The fish was a decent size so we kept it.
decency Saying sorry was a matter of decency.
frequent I am a frequent visitor to the zoo.
frequency Radio waves have a lower frequency than visible light.
confident The football manager was confident about winning.
confidence She spoke to the teacher in confidence.
obedient On the whole, the class were very obedient.
obedience The new recruits displayed a lack of obedience.
independent 6H were very independent.
independence She valued her independence.

For some activities which will help you practise these words, please follow this link: https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/list-4657.htm

Spellings wc 5th and 12th October 2020

RWI Spelling Focus: words ending in -ence

Use –ent and –ence/–ency after soft c (/s/ sound), soft g (/dʒ/ sound) and qu, or if there is a related word with a clear /ɛ/ sound in the right position.
There are many words, however, where the above guidance does not help. These words just have to be learnt.

innocence The man appealed at court to prove his innocence.
confidence She spoke to the teacher in confidence.
obedience The new recruits displayed a lack of obedience.
independence She valued her independence.
absence Their absence was due to Coronavirus.
competence No-one denies her competence as a leader.
difference She made a world of difference to the children.
evidence There was lots of evidence to suggest that the crime was committed by Miss Marple.
intelligence The intelligence of 6H was unbelievable.
silence We have a two minute silence on Remembrance Day.
patience They showed unremarkable patience.
violence Violence is not acceptable.

For some activities which will help you practise these words, please follow this link: https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/list-4657.htm

Please continue to practise the Year 3-6 statutory words as your child needs to be applying these confidently in their writing. These will be tested half termly.

Files to Download

Year 6H: News items

Self Isolation Letter, by Mrs Dempsey

Advice Letter, by Mrs Dempsey

Newsletter - Issue 4, by Mrs Dempsey

Year 6H: Blog items

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Year 6H: Gallery items

What we have been up to in 6H!, by Miss Connolly

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