Brazil – Year 6

 

Brazil 2019-2020

Welcome to Brazil Class 2019-2020. I am Mrs Khan, the class teacher, and I am very excited to be joining the Ardley Hill team. We are very lucky to be having Mrs Johansson and Mrs Dennis as the supporting adults in the class. We hope you have had a lovely summer break and you are refreshed and looking forward to the fun-filled year ahead of us! Please keep checking the page for updates and to keep track of all the fantastic learning taking place in our class.

 

Class List

Lily, Thalia, Finnigan, Dorian, Toni, Maya, Vanessa, Ben, Alexia, Tyrell, Rian, Alfie, Olivia, Tashinga, Daniel, Jack, Laila, Chelsey-Leigh, Tomas, Ava, Craig, Amelia, Aaron, Karina, Maddison

 

Topic

We will be covering a different topic each half term this year:

Maya Mayhem

World War II

The Tudors

Age of Exploration

The Shang Dynasty

 

Homework

You will be expected to use a variety of apps to support your learning throughout the week, including; TT Rockstars, Read Theory and Spelling Shed.

We may set additional Maths, English and spelling homework to consolidate our knowledge.

And we will, of course, continue with the half termly Bingo homework.

As you are in Year 6 you are expected to be able to organise your time to ensure you get your homework completed.

 

P.E. and Swimming Kit

Your kit remains the same; black shorts, white t-shirt, suitable footwear and an Ardley Hill tracksuit. We will have PE on a Thursday.

For swimming you will need a one piece swimming costume or trunks, towel, flip flops or other suitable footwear, a swimming cap for long hair and a carrier bag for wet clothes.

 

 

Useful websites for Year 6 learning – 2019/2020

A useful site for practising maths where there are interactive Maths games and activities:

https://ttrockstars.com/login

https://play.edshed.com/login

https://readtheory.org/auth/login

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/

Primary Homework Help – Maths

and this site too:

Problem Solving

Education city can also be used for practice in Maths, English, and Science:

Education City

A useful site for additional information on science topics:

Homework Help – Science

You might like to try some spelling practise on this site:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic-group/spelling

Really useful for brushing up on Key Stage 2 spellings.
These sites are useful for spelling, punctuation, and grammar practise:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/punctuation
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar
http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/
http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/interactive/literacy2.htm

 

Additional Information

Your child will need a named water bottle so they can keep hydrated throughout the day. Your child will also need a healthy snack in a sandwich bag or named container to have during morning break.

 

We are looking forward to a great year and hope you are too!

 

Mrs Khan, Mrs Johansson and Mrs Dennis