Year 6

Summer 2

We can’t believe time has flown by so quickly and that we are now beginning our final half term of Year Six.

Already, our week has been busy from rehearsals to Geography Projects. Yesterday Emily from UrbanWise visited us to teach us about the history of Earl’s Court and Fulham. We discovered some interesting information: did you know that Earl’s Court station used to be a farm?

Next week Emily will be taking us on a walk around the local area to find out more facts. It will be a navigation challenge so we look forward to putting our compass skills to the test.

February 28-March 3

It may only be the second week of Spring 2 but we have managed to cover a lot of learning already. We are so impressed with the effort year six are putting in as the date to our SATs looms ever closer. Before we know it, it will be time to put our knowledge to the test.

Speaking of SATs, we wanted to give you links to websites that can aid you in your preparation for the exams. Try out the following sites and let us know how you get on with them.

Literacy Boot Camp:

Mental Maths Boot camp:

Spelling Boot Camp:

BBC Bitesize:

Reading Comprehension:

In addition to this, we have asked you to complete the following pages in your buster books.

Arithmetic – p30/31

Punctuation – p22-25

A gentle reminder: all the homework we give has been covered in class that week. We expect that after this you should be able to do the work independently. If you find it challenging, you must let us know on the Monday so we can help you with it before it is due in on Tuesday.

Have a lovely weekend!


28th November-2nd December

It’s hard to believe how quickly this half term is going. It seems like only yesterday we returned from half term bright-eyed and now we are over three quarters of the way through the Autumn Term.

This week, we took advantage of the knowledge we have acquired about WW2 and created our own war narratives.

Here is a snippet of Adem’s narrative. Look at how he uses language to create imagery.

“Dark thunderous clouds covered all of Yorkshire – a typical day – as it approached nine O’clock. I opened the house door to collect our letters (as usual) and as I did so, the wind slapped my face. I read the letters and one of them caught my attention. The army requested that I battle in the army. My heart skipped a beat.”

How fantastic! Well done Adem.

Your homework for the weekend is to complete P7,8 and 9 of your Number, Ratio and Algebra book and P28,29 and 30 of your Punctuation book.

Have a lovely weekend.

14-18th November 2016

This week we have been busy again. After our trip to Trafalgar Square on Remembrance Day, we spent Monday recalling our emotions and experience during the two minutes silence. Adem gave everybody Goosebumps in assembly this morning, reading his work out to the whole of Upper School.

Your homework this week is to complete pages 42,43 and 44 in your Arithmetic books and pages 36 and 37 in your Punctuation books.

Have a restful weekend!


Homework 14.10.16

Well done on completing another hectic week at SJL Year 6. We absolutely loved meeting with your parents and carers and letting them know what a fantastic start to the year you have all made.

This week, we would like you to complete:

Grammar – pages 6 and 7

Arithmetic – pages 15 and 26.

In addition to this, we ask that you learn the next ten spellings from the Year5/6 list in your reading records. Remember to write the definition if you are unsure and to use all ten in a sentence that shows off what wonderful writers you are.

If you are looking for extra tasks, turn to the page ‘websites’ in your reading record. This has interesting sites for you to use to aid your maths and English.

Have a wonderful weekend!


26-30 September 2016

It’s been another busy week in year six. Not only have we researched facts about the famous leader Adolf Hitler, we have also written his biography and discovered what it was like to be a child living in wartime Britain. We studied sources in order to gain a full picture of how the evacuation process worked and to empathise to those sent away from their homes in cities to the unfamiliarity of the countryside.

Here we are inferring and deducing from a variety of different sources – primary and secondary.

For this week’s homework we would like you to complete:

Grammar – pages 13,14,15

Arithmetic – pages 10,11,12

Spelling – determined to excellent

We have been so impressed with the standard of homework you have been producing this year. Keep it up please!


Homework 16.9.16

Congratulations on the first full week back at school. It’s been exhausting but packed full of fantastic learning.

This week, we would like you to complete the following chapters in your punctuation and arithmetic booster books. In addition to this, we would like you to learn the next ten spellings in your reading records from available to community. Remember we expect a sentence for each word and the definition if you are not sure what a word means. It is essential that you understand the meaning of all spelling words to ensure you use them confidently and accurately in your work.

Have a lovely weekend year six!

Welcome Year 6 2016-2017

We’ve had a fantastic start to the new school year in Y6. Having conquered the long walk to the top of the school, we were greeted by smiling faces on Tuesday morning.

So far, we have begun our class book The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. The gripping story about Bruno and his family has sparked our interest and we are now keen to find out what he has spotted outside his window.

Additionally, we have refreshed our knowledge of the four operations in Maths and have been introduced to our new topic WW2. Can you explain to friends or family why the war broke out?

This week we expect you to complete the first chapters of your Arithmetic and Punctuation SATs guides and learn the first ten spellings in the year 5&6 spelling list found in your reading records. As always, we expect this to be completed by Tuesday.

Congratulations on a fantastic first week back! We can already tell that it is going to be a wonderful year full of hard work.

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27.04.2016 Youth Citizens

On Wednesday the students of year 6 travelled to Linford Christie Stadium to participate in the TfL Youth Citizens initiative.

The children had the opportunity to work with Police Officers, Fire Fighters and members of TfL to learn skills that will equip them in being safe in their home and in public.

Some activities the students worked on were:

  • Learning etiquette of tube and bus travel
  • Learning how to ride a bike safely
  • Importance of having a working fire alarm
  • Stranger danger
  • Importance of wearing a seat bely

The students were all very inquisitive and not only asked lots of questions but were also eager to share their knowledge. They were fantastic role models for our school and we are sure they will put what they learnt into practise in their everyday lives


Helpful SATs Websites

Hello year 6, to help you prepare for SATs over the holidays here websites to do some work on at home. Don’t forget your SATs buster and spelling homework too!

Literacy Boot Camp:

Mental Maths Boot camp:

Spelling Boot Camp:

BBC Bitesize:

Reading Comprehension:


9.3.16 Fulham Readers’ Cup

Fulham Readers’ Cup,

By Khadijah.

On the 9th of March, nine girls from year 6 (Azza, Asra, Fatimah, Kimberly, Daisy-May, Nadia, Rayan, Meriam and Khadijah,) went to Thomas’ School in Fulham to take part in an event called The Fulham Readers’ Cup. We had a mentor called Katie who was very encouraging; she helped us study the books that we were going to answer questions to.

We went to Thomas’ School by bus, when we arrived we were greeted by a very kind lady from the Thomas’ School foundation who gave us some snacks in handy bags. After eating (and waiting for everyone to arrive), we went into a room to start the competition.

When we went in the room, the author of The Dream Snatcher (Abi Elphinstone whose book was the subject in one of the rounds) explained that to become an author all you need is a curious mind.

The first round of the competition was ‘The Boy in the Tower,’ by Polly Ho-Yen. Asra, Meriam and Rayan competed in this round. Since they were first, they were a little shy however towards the end they gained courage. The next round was ‘Fortunately the Milk,’ by Neil Gaiman. For this round, it was: Nadia, Daisy-May and Kimberley. They did amazingly for this round and Nadia made sure to press the buzzer. The final round was ‘The Dream Snatcher,’ by Abi Elphinstone. Khadijah, Azza and Fatimah played this round. The final round was a general knowledge round played by Daisy-May, Meriam and Fatimah.

After four amazing rounds, we had a total of 1200 points taking us to second place.. We had a wonderful time and had learned many things, for example: if you have a goal, try your best to achieve it. We are very proud of ourselves and earned a mini pencil case and a £10 Amazon gift card. We wish we could do it all over again!

Fulham Readers Cup

By Asra.

On the 9th of March nine girls (Azza,Asra,Kimberely,Khadijah Daisy-May,Fatimah,Nadia,Rayan and Meriam)from year six set off to Thomas ’school to take part in a reading competition. Helping us study, was a mentor named Katie, who was very encouraging;also supportive in many ways.

When we got there we were greeted by many welcoming smiles,after,we were taken into the room which the competition was being held in.We had four rounds including the books we were given by Katie: Boy In The Tower played, by Asra, Meriam and Rayan(first round),Fortunately the Milk, played by Kimberely,Nadia and Daisy-May(round two) ,Dream Snatcher,played by Khadijah,Azza and Fatimah (round three) and finally general knowledge played by Fatimah, Daisy-May and Meriam.

A remarkable part of the evening was when we met a humorous author; Abi Elphinstone who wrote the dream snatcher.She was very inspiring and claimed that all you need to right a story is a curious mind. She told us many stories about how she had put together a story. She also told us about how she suffered from dyslexia and thought differently from others.

After amazing rounds of answering questions and buzzing, they finally revealed the winning school, which was unfortunately Fulham Primary. Coming second, we were very proud ;Hotham came third and Langford came fourth. We learnt many things including that you can achieve anything if you put effort in it.

9.3.16 Wild Science Visit

This morning Year 6 were treated to a visit by some very special guests. The team at Wild Science came in to present a workshop to assist our learning and understanding with one of science units of evolution. After enthusiastically sharing all of our knowledge with the presenter we were introduced to some animals.

We firstly had the chance to meet a Madagascar Cockroach. These cockroaches have adapted to their environment and evolved the ability to make a hissing sound. This hissing sound scares away any predators as they think a snake is present. All of us touched the cockroach and some students were even brave enough to hold it!

We then met Milly the Skinny Pig. Milly is similar to a guinea pig but due to a genetic mutation it doesn’t have any hair and has big bulgy eyes. We all touched Milly’s soft skin and learnt that without humans care this species wouldn’t survive in the wild.

The last of our guests was meeting Annie the Corn-field snake. Over time this species has evolved its appearance to camouflage from predators in cornfields. We also learnt that Annie can open her mouth to three times its size to eat its favourite food (mice) in one big mouthful!

It was very interesting to hear about all these examples of animals adapting in the wild.

2.3.16 Science Open Morning

Year 6 had a fantastic Wednesday morning completing a range of scientific investigations all in conjunction with our school theme of ‘POTIONS’.

Students conducted a range of experiments both individually and in groups. Some of these included creating our very own lava lamps and also exploring all the properties of magnets. One of the most popular investigations proved to be creating self-inflating balloons. Students discovered that by mixing vinegar and baking soda in a bottle, enough energy could be created to inflate an actual balloon. Lots of students linked it to being similar to shaking up a bottle of fizzy drink.

Students were very inquisitive, asked lots of questions and loved the opportunity to share their learning with all of our visitors.

26.02.16 Year 6 Trip to Fulham Cross

This week, Year 6 visited Fulham Cross girls’ school on Wednesday to see what life will be like in secondary school, the children participated in a range on activities and were credited with incredible listening skills and representing Sir John Lillie impressively.

Remember your homework is due on Tuesday – have a great weekend!

29.01.16 Year 6 Persuasive leaflets

This week we wrote and completed persuasive leaflets aimed at persuading people – particularly shoppers to purchase free range or organic eggs over caged eggs,Hen who dreamed

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inspired by our class book: The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly.

Homework 29.1.16

Remember to complete your spellings in your purple book – 6H please remember to write your word out three times at home! Most importantly learning your words and using a dictionary to find out definitions. Your maths and English teacher will have given you your SATs Buster homework.

Homework 22.1.16

Please remember year 6 of your SATs Buster homework and spellings this week. Did you remember Circumference, Diameter and Radius last week?

Well done for an incredible Poetry week, in year 6 we focussed on Personification and writing personification poems to describe a single object. We then studied the Highway Man: civil

Alfred Noyes (1880-1958)

The Highwayman



THE wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees,
The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas,
The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor,
And the highwayman came riding—
The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door.


He’d a French cocked-hat on his forehead, a bunch of lace at his chin,
A coat of the claret velvet, and breeches of brown doe-skin;
They fitted with never a wrinkle: his boots were up to the thigh!
And he rode with a jewelled twinkle,
His pistol butts a-twinkle,
His rapier hilt a-twinkle, under the jewelled sky.

We then wrote the next verse and practiced reading aloud our prose.

Year 6 also enjoyed writing Haiku, kennings and narrative poems.

Christmas Cards

Year 6 made Christmas cards as part of our D.T project, we will be selling them at our Carols around the Tree tonight and should sell plenty as they amazing!

Upper School Assembly

Mr C got all of Upper School exercising first thing this morning as we danced the Australian ‘Nut bush,’ what a great way to begin a Friday!


Homework 13.11.15

Your teacher has given you SATs Buster Homework from your Arithmetic book and Punctuation book. Remember to complete and learn your spellings from your homework book. Due Tuesday – if you cannot hand this homework in on the due date we expect a letter from home, we are too far into the year to not complete homework tasks on time. Well done to everyone who makes such an effort to ensure homework is completed on time.

Remembrance Day Trip 11.11.15

Year six visited Silence in the Square at Trafalgar Square on Wednesday and participated in the two minute silence, the children were fantastic and enjoyed writing their thoughts down before and after the silence. We then took a walk down Whitehall and saw the Cenotaph where many wreaths had been laid. Other highlights was passing the Women in War memorial where children were able to name some of the different jobs women were involved with in the war and we saw where our Prime Minister lives at 10 Downing Street, not to mention the incredible Big Ben that towered over us as we approached Parliament Square. Lunch at St. James’ Park was also memorial as a Goose decided he wanted lunch with us…

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Happy Half Term Year 6!

Spelling Words this week:











Homework 16.10.15

Please complete your spelling words in your purple homework book and your SATs Buster books. Please remember they are due on Tuesday but you are more than welcome to bring them back Monday!

I encourage you all to always have a look at your homework over the weekend so if you need help on Monday you can ask one of the year 6 team! Your homework will then be still on Tuesday at the correct due date! We are encouraging good habits to get you into for Secondary School!

Have a fantastic weekend, see you Monday ready for the last week of the half term!

Workshop with Tim Hall

Year 6 were treated to a workshop with a man called Tim Hall on Wednesday, Tim specialises in motivational workshops, aimed at telling our year 6 children that they can achieve anything if they practice, if they want to do something they can achieve it and above all listening skills! Year 6 performed a range of team building exercises and the favourite was building a tepee in the top hall. It was fantastic to see children working together to achieve a tricky task! Tim said our year 6 children were some of the best children he has ever worked with – what a compliment, Miss Benharch, Mr Treweeke and Miss Hillard were very impressed!

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Music with Scott:

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Homework 2.10.15

Spellings this week:











Homework 25.9.15

Remember your SATs buster homework from your English and Maths teacher.

Spellings for this week:












A reminder that Parents consultation is on Monday, please remember your time and remind your parents, it will be fantastic to meet all of your parents and please come along yourselves if you are able.

Have a fantastic weekend, Miss Hillard & Miss Benharch

Homework 18.9.15

You have all been given homework from your Maths and English teacher. The expectation for reading is that you read each day of the weekend or save up to have a long reading session on Sunday night – we expect a signed reading record back on Monday! We want to beat year 5 for the pitch on Wednesday!

You should have brought home your purple homework book with 10 new spelling words –











Have a fantastic weekend!

Friday 11th September 2015

What a fantastic start back year 6! We had the pleasure of hearing sports captain speeches this afternoon, Mr C, Sue, Miss Benharch and Miss Hillard have a very tough job of deciding who is made up of the best captain material!

Homework this week: You have been given maths and English homework from your English teacher and have written out spellings in your homework book.

Have a fantastic weekend!


Year 6 trip to Chessington!2.7.15

As a reward for all of the hard work that the year 6s have put in this year and to celebrate their last couple of weeks in primary school, we visited Chessington on Thursday. We had such an exciting and fun-filled day where the children loved going on all of the rides- even the scary ones!

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Visit to Regent’s Park Mosque 29.6.15

As year 6 are currently studying Islam during RE, we visited the Mosque in Regent’s Park to develop our knowledge of what is inside a Mosque and how Muslims pray. The children enjoyed learning about the beliefs of Islam and the different features of the Mosque.

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Homework 26.6.15

Complete the next two pages that you need to work on in your spelling book and remember to keep learning those lines for our end of year show!

Social media workshops 25.6.15

This week we had social media workshops where we had the chance to discuss the pros and cons of social media. The year 6s were asked if they could survive without their mobile phones and many said that they wouldn’t be able to! Would you?

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Richmond Park Trip

And down came the rain… But not before we had a terrific time at Richmond Park, we were on constant deer watch but mostly we enjoyed playing with all the sports equipment in the wide open space!

Homework 19.6.15

Complete the next two pages that you need to work on in your spelling book and remember to keep learning those lines!

Raising money for our school- creating unique reusable bags 18.6.15

On Saturday 27th June, there will be a summer market on North End Road. To raise money for our school, the year 6s were asked to design bright and colourful, unique reusable bags. The children were given the task of creating a logo that represents the market and what it sells. Have a look at their impressive logos below!

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Kidzania! 16.6.15

Year 6 had so much visiting Kizania today! The children had the opportunity to experience real life scenarios and explore numerous types of jobs.

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Homework 12.6.15

Complete the next two pages that you need to work on in your spelling book and remember to keep learning those lines!

Homework 5.6.15

Complete the next two pages that you need to work on in your spelling book and remember to keep learning those lines!

NSPCC Workshops 4.6.15

Year 6 had visitors from the NSPCC today to talk about Childline and different ways for children to feel safe, they brought their mascot ‘Buddy,’ with them to help with the workshop. Ledion and Javeed

Creative Arts Week

       1st-5th June  

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Year 6 are studying Mexico during Creative Arts Week and we have had the chance to research the Mayans and the Aztecs and learn about their civilisations.

All of the children enjoyed the reggae music workshop where they had the chance to play drums to create a reggae music sound.


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Year 6 have also been practising their sketching and shading skills as they have sketched a Mayan God and created some impressive bunting!

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We even made nachos- yum! We created the salsa from scratch and discussed the importance of eating healthy and fresh foods.

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Year 6 Show reveal and Homework 22.5.15

Now that the end of year 6 show has been revealed, (it’s Alice in Wonderland!) your task is to learn your lines for the part that you have been given.

We are looking forward to seeing Alice, the Mad Hatter and the White Rabbit!

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French cafe 22.5.15

Bonjour! Today, we practised our French by ordering breakfast! The year 6s had to correctly order from the menu in French and remember to use their manners.

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Maths open morning 19.5.15

Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed solving a range of word problems this morning- take a look at the year 6s working together:


SATs Week 11th-15th May

A massive well done to all of the year 6s for trying their best during their SATs tests and for showing such great determination all week! All of the adults, especially Miss.Hillard and Miss.Dunstan, are extremely proud of the children and for their positive attitude shown.

The year 6s deserve a well earned rest this weekend- have a happy weekend and see you on Monday!

Homework 8.5.15

As it is SATs week next week, we have some top tips for you to prepare yourselves!

Key points to remember:

  • Make sure you read all the questions.
  • Words that are in BOLD usually help or give a clue to the answer.
  • If you are unsure of anything, raise your hand.
  • All equipment will be provided for you.
  • Use the marks at the side to help you decide on the length/style of your answers.

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Miss.Hillard and Miss.Dunstan are very proud of how hard the year 6s have worked so far this year and wish them all the best next week!



Homework 1.5.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



Transition morning

On Wednesday morning, both year 6 classes travelled to Fulham Cross Girls’ School for a transition morning. The children were separated into teams and had to compete to see which team listened the best to the new information about secondary school and who asked the best questions! The year 6s thoroughly enjoyed their trip.

Below are some quotes from the children themselves:

“I loved the trip because I am now more confident about going to secondary school.” Eaman

“I really enjoyed the trip because we were split into teams which made it really competitive.” Ayoub

“I really enjoyed my time at Fulham Cross Girls’ School as we were able to take part in lots of activities and they explained what will happen in secondary school.” Maria

Homework 24.4.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



Miss Hillard’s group:
You need to revise all of the Level 6 spellings that you have been given so far!

Homework 2.4.15

Over the Easter holiday we will send you home with your maths, English and reading books. Your teachers will let you know which pages to complete. Have a great holiday!



Miss Hillard’s group: achieve, cartridge, league, extinguish, collisions, miracle, honourable, sincerely, parallel, murmur, broccoli, parliament, siege, correspondent, restaurant

Children’s Parliament

On Wednesday 25th March, 9 children from year 6 attended the Children’s Parliament at Hammersmith Town Hall. The children carefully listened to all of the schools present their presentations about environmental topics and voted for the best presentation at the end. Miss.Dunstan, Angela and Mr.Treweeke were so proud of the presenters, Lawren and Ladan and all of the remaining year 6 children who contributed towards the ‘London’s Changing Skyline’ project!

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Homework 27.3.15



Miss Hillard’s group: sprinkle, dosage, official, informative, skeleton, cannon, radiator, volunteer, watery, majority, pledge, gazebo, impulsive, feud, cruise

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.

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Miss Hillard’s group: puncture, tourism, bravest, monument, elegant, universal, deputy, receipt, luxury, thermometer, humble, courageous, nuisance, visor, begrudge

Homework 13.3.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



Miss Hillard’s Group:

Innocent, version, loyal, wisdom, cartridge, qualifications, schedule, vandalism, ghastly, priority, millionaire, brooch, refusal, disguise, ambled

Homework 6.3.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



Miss Hillard’s Group spellings:

Hinge, location, detective, complexion, junction, applaud, opinions, poison, criteria, escalator, paragraph, feisty, awesome, spacious, adrift

You must learn both sets of words please.

Homework 27.2.15

Miss.Hillard’s English group spellings:


Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



Homework 13.2.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.

Have a happy half term!



Homework 6.2.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



Homework 30.1.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



Homework 23.1.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



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Well done to our five year 6 children who represented Sir John Lillie in Hammersmith and Fulham’s first ever Fulham Readers’ Cup! The children had to read three books, Soldier dog, Rooftoppers and Pig Heart Boy and answer questions related to the text – really tough questions! Tia, Lawren, Ladan, Mattheo and Waqas did a brilliant job and we are so proud of them. after a tight competition SJL finished second overall.


Homework 16.1.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



Homework 9.1.15

Each week your English and Maths teacher will let you know which pages you will be completing from your CGP books.



We hope that you all have a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Enjoy your holidays!

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Miss Hillard’s English group: 6H_SPaG_pronouns

Miss.Dunstan’s English group: 6D_SPaG_pronouns

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Remembrance Day Trip

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Homework 7.11.14

Maths: You will receive maths homework from  your maths teacher, this is not to be stuck in your homework book – always give to your maths teacher separately.

SPaG: Complete these examples for apostrophes: Apostrophe worksheet, if you are stuck look at these examples: Apostrophe worksheet with examples.

Spellings: Spellings 7.11.14

Homework 24.10.14

Happy half term break year 6! Spellings this week: Spellings 24.10.14

SPaG: Complete the following sentences using either I or me

Maths: You have been given maths homework to complete from your maths teacher.

French: SJL school plan, SCHOOL

Homework 10.10.14

This week you need to complete your group’s maths sheet and learn your spellings:

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farmer_giles_field_grey_6D Purple & Mr Treweeke’s group 6H


6H: Red & Black please complete the information in the box then the rest of the work should be answered in your book.

Grey, Green & Purple: Stick in the sheet and write the answers in your book – remember to include your unit of measure!

Spellings 10.10.14

Homework 03.10.14

6H and 6D- You each have a comprehension that you need to complete on the sheet.

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6H- Miss Hillard has given you your homework already, so complete that homework in your homework books.

6D- This week you have spellings and maths homework. Mr Treweeke’s group complete your homework in your homework books.

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Green, purple and grey maths 26.09.14

Homework 19.9.14

Your homework this week is to learn your spellings and complete your SPaG sheet. Spellings 19.09.14

Homework 12.9.14

Multiplication, times tables and spellings. 11.9.14 Spellings & Multiplication

Please draw your book character on a separate piece of paper stating the name of the character, names of the book and author. If you don’t know what the character traditionally looks like use your imagination!

What a fantastic first week in year 6!

Homework 5.9.14

Each week you will write your spelling words in your Homework book and we will put them on the blog for you. We are using the look/cover/write/check method we have shown you in class. Click on the link above for a reminder.

Homework 04.07.14

Your spellings for this week are attached below:


Please complete three columns of your spelling words using the look, cover, write, check method and return by next Tuesday.

Homework 20.6.14

Hello Year 6 – Spellings are back! Homework books to be returned Tuesday as usual and we shall have a spelling test through the week! Please complete three columns of your spelling words using the look, cover, write, check method.

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Wizard of Oz Show

Our show is fast approaching so we need to organise the costumes and we’d like your help to see what you might have at home.

Take a look at your character below and see if you have anything at home that you could bring in:

Scarecrow, Glinda and Wizard, can you check to see if you have anything suitable as well please?

Homework 23.05.2014

Our new topic for the summer term is ‘Wonders of the World’, so to develop your knowledge of the amazing wonders around the world, have a look at the link below;

Wonders of the World

Also, as you now know your part in our show, ‘The Wizard of Oz’, you need to start learning your lines!

A look back on Year 6!

Please fill in this questionnaire about your experiences so far this year and what you are looking forward to!


Homework 09.05.2014

As your SATs are next week we would like you to use all of your revision books over the weekend, to practise those tricky elements!

You have been given an English skills book, a science book, a SPaG book and a maths book. 

Maths: Times Tables & your homework given to you from your Maths teacher.

Maths Boot Camp! Have a go at home: Mental Maths Boot Camp

English: Plural Revision – Please look over at these tricky spelling patterns! plural_rules

Spellings:  Spellings 09.05.14

Extra help for some tricky topics!

Semi-colons: Semi-colon – the most feared punctuation on earth!

Apostrophes for omission and possession: apostrophepresentation

Phrases and clauses: Phrases_and_Clauses_worksheet

Mixed numbers and Improper fractions game: Mixed fractions/Improper fractions

Finding a percentage of a number: BBC Bitsesize percentages

Homework 02.05.2014

English/SPaG: You have been given an English Skills book to work through so by next Tuesday, complete another four pages

Remember to bring your English Skills book in on Tuesday!

Maths: Times Tables & your homework given to you from your Maths teacher.

Spellings:   02.05.14

Miss Dunstan’s maths group: LENGTH_PROBLEMS


Click on the link.

Easter Holiday- Homework 11.04.2014

We have sent home a variety of resources to guide your study over the Easter holidays. Although we want you to have a break, we would like you to set aside an hour a day to study. This could be split into 20 or 30 minute intervals depending on how you work best.

If you struggle with anything in particular, please write it down in your homework books so we can revise it the first week back.

For those of you going to France Mr.Duffy will ensure that you revise any misconceptions.

spelling words 11.04.14

Have a fantastic holiday!

Homework 04.04.2014

English/SPaG: You have been given an English Skills book to work through now and over Easter. By next Tuesday, complete up to and including page 7.

Remember to bring your English Skills book in on Tuesday!

Maths: Times Tables & your homework given to you from your Maths teacher.

Spellings:   Spelling words 04.04.14

Homework 28.03.2014

English/SPaG: CGP book page 5, answer questions on page 5. (Articles)

Pages 6- 7, answer questions on page 7 (Verbs)

Pages 8- 9, answer questions on page 9 (Verbs)

Maths: Times Tables & your homework given to you from your Maths teacher.

Spellings:    Spelling words 28.03.14

Homework 21.03.2014

English/SPaG: CGP book pages 1-2, answer questions on page 2. (Nouns)

Pages 3- 4, answer questions on page 4 (Pronouns)

Maths: Times Tables & your homework given to you from your Maths teacher.

SpellingsSpelling words 21.03.14

Hello Year 6

Please use this link to fill in the questionnaire – click here

Homework 14.03.2014

English/SPaG: CGP book pages 36-37, answer questions on page 37. (Inverted commas)

Pages 38- 40, answer questions on page 40 (commas)

Maths: Times Tables & your homework given to you from your Maths teacher.

Spellings: Spelling words 14.03.14

Mr Cant’s Math Group 7.3.14

Homework 07.03.2014

Thank you to everyone who made such an amazing effort for World Book Day!

English: CGP books: Please complete ‘Test style questions,’ pg 46 – 47 and ‘Plurals,’ pg 48 – 49, quick questions 1 – 12 on page 49.

Maths: Times Tables & your homework given to you from your Maths teacher.

Spellings:Spelling Words Year 6 Spring 7.3.14

Homework 28.02.2014

English/SPaG: CGP book pages 22-23, answer questions on page 23. (connectives)

Pages 24- 25, answer questions on page 25

Spellings: Spellings 28.2.14

Maths: Times Tables & your homework given to you from your Maths teacher.

Homework 14.02.14

Happy Valentines Day!

This is your holiday homework for the half term break.

English/SPaG:  CGP book pages 30 – 32, answer questions on page 32. (sentence structure).

Page 33 – 35 Apostrophes, answer questions on page 35.

Science CGP Book: Section 10: Pages 71 – 74, answer questions 1 – 17 on page 75.

Spellings: Spellings 14.2.14

Due Tuesday the first week back! Please bring your CGP books.

Have a fantastic holiday! Miss Hillard and Miss Dunstan will!

366 thoughts on “Year 6

  1. Hello guys it’s me tyron am really working hard am a 4b in English and in maths am a level 4b/4a and am try my best aim going a level 5. And hope you the best luck the new year 6 and try your best to aim a level 5 and thank you for help when I was in nursery to year 5 thank you xxxxxxx

    Thank you to mala, ms Thompson, Brandon and all of my friend love you guy 💋❤️😄😄😄😄💋😄💋💋💋💋💋😄❤️❤️❤️😹😂😂😂😂😂😂😊😊😊😂😂 and sue Hayward

  2. I am going to miss SJL like mad xxxxx I hope you guys do well in the future and have a good summer holiday 🙂 I am going to visit everyday after school to keep in touch xx

    • Hello Mia, it’s good to see you checking the blog and keeping up with our SJL news! We are very well thank you. Year six are doing their SATs this week so it’s a big week! I hope you are doing well at secondary school; come and visit us when you get the chance.
      Miss F

  3. Hello 6D and 6H

    I hope you are having a lovely weekend so far x I cant wait for my week off school, its so exciting xoxoxoxoxoxox

  4. Hello year 6

    Well done for your OUTSTANDING!! performance this morning, in front of both year 4 and 5 classes. Even Sue was there and Mr Duffy!

    I thought you were all amazing you should be very proud of yourselves.. good luck in secondary

  5. 1.Polar bears lay down on their tummys to spread their weight if the ice they are walking on is to heavy.

    2.Humans are the only predator to Polar bears.

    3.Polr bears fur are not white. They are actually clear hollow tubes.

  6. Hello year 6 looks like your working really hard. I really like the pictures of the umbrellas and the russian dolls. They loom amazing

    • I can’t wait till SAT’S.i want to get it over with. Year 6 have been working hard and Miss Folkard are we going to the science museum.


    There has been breaking news that a school in Fulham has closed down for 2 days because there has been a gas leak. Sue Hayward and the office were texting the children’s parents to say that Sir John Lillie Primary will be closed because of a gas leak. The gas leak could have been very dangerous and the school closed on Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th January 2013.
    Mrs Hayward suggested that the school should be closed. Miss Jackson said ‘’that’s unbelievable’’.

    Miss Folkard said to the children in year 6 that the children should have homework because Wednesday is a school day and if the children didn’t have school on Thursday they would have to go on the school blog and do the rest of it.


    On Tuesday 22nd of January 2013, the school teachers at Sir John Lillie in Fulham found out that they had a gas leak.
    They were thinking it would get worse so they closed the school for 2 days. The 1st day is when they fixed it but the school rang the parents to tell them that there was no school on Thursday as well because they wanted to double check that the gas leak was fixed.
    When everyone found out there was school on Friday the children were so annoyed and the parents were so happy that there was school.
    Abdirahman from Year 5 said, “I’m so upset, why do I have to go back to school. I wish I had another day off!”

    On Wednesday the 23rd of January Sir John Lillie Primary School has been closed because of a serious gas leak. Miss Jackson said that’s unbelievable , the children parents were waiting for news until the gas leaking has stopped leaking.
    Eventually the parents received terrible new that the school needed one more day to get warmer .Sue said Im sorry but the school must be closed immediately to keep your children safe.
    Sadly 6f could not go to their trip on the 23rd of January and they had to residual their trip. Miss Folkcard said can this get any worse.
    6J and 6F were set to have homework due on Wednesday and Thursday and the rest of it is due on the blog. Joy said that’s so unfair the homework was set by Miss Jackson and Miss Folkcard.

  10. Miss Jackson there was no questions at page 64 & 65 but there’s questions at page 56 & 57 and its about the Robin Hood story

  11. hello miss Jackson you know our home/school work, in the English CGP book there is no questions on page 64 and 65, so can I answer the questions on page 62 and 63 ? 🙂

  12. Hi guys how are you I can not find the homework that Magill gave us. Anyway I am so sleepy because my older sister Chyna woke me up early, Miss Jackson when can we give out cards to our class? I am doing some ICT work today because I have nothing to do right now
    Love From THE ONE THE ONLY,I think, MIA xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 🙂 ❤

  13. Well I’m back again,
    Who loves shopping?
    I’m just looking at the Lipsy website their fashion is so good I wish I had those dresses!
    Go now and see some websites (fashion).
    I will tell you some: River Island, Lipsy, Next, M&S and Forever 21.
    Tell me if their good! I will love to know what you like.

  14. Hi my name Shayne.I like playing games the types of games i like is action and adventure,shooting,building and fighting
    some of my most favourite games is games like minecraft,street fighter
    dbz, naruto and tekken if you want info on games I’m your man!

  15. Hello, I like to cook with Mum and I bake bread with her. Do you like to bake with your Mum. What do you bake. Do you bake a delicious food. I love to eat and bake with my Mum. My mum lets my little sister bake with her. I love cooking with my family.

  16. Hi guys have you seen the new, amazing, fantastic,brilliant, entertaining,detailed and everything else that’s positive new Diary of a wimpy kid book. It’s a sort of goldy brown colour. Have you read the other Jeff Kinney books( the original, Rodrick rules, dog days, the ugly truth and the do it yourself book). The Author of Diary of a Wimpy kid is Jeff Kinney. He’s an amazing Author. I believe he deserves Author of the year and book of the year. One of my favorite books ever is Diary of a Wimpy kid. Whats yours?

  17. My name is Kamal I live in London I like my play station because you can play lots of games but some times it can break the game but it dose not matter because you can buy a new one. My play station is a big play station and if you have a member card you can remember what you played and did in the game. If you like car games you can play lots of races and record them.

  18. My name is Danyaal and I LOVE CHELSEA FOOTBALL CLUB my favourite players are Torres,Hazard,Oscar,Mata,Moses,Cech,Cole, Ramires and loads more but who do you support. My hobby is football if i’m not playing football i’ll be watching it, playing inside the house and driving my parents mad. I’m the BIGGEST CHELSEA FAN EVERRR!!!

    We have not been having a good 2 weeks because Di Matteo (the legend) got sacked and we have not won a game in 10 games and now we have Rafa and no chelsea fan likes him especially ME!!!
    I hope Rafa gets sacked because we are running out of options. Danyaal

  19. My name is Yonis and I like playing with my baby sister. I like my baby sister because she is playful and I like playing with her toys. I sometimes get annoyed because she makes my play teaparties with her toys but I still love her. My baby is the best sister in the world.

  20. My name Muse and my hobby is football. My favourite team is CHELSEA and my worst team is Manchester United. My favourite players are Torres, Hazard, Oscar, Mata, Cole, Cech, Moses, Ramires and loads more who are very talented. Who do you support..our last win was against Shaktar Donestk at Stamford Bridge the home of the Champions.
    Our former managers (legend) Di Matteo was sacked after 4 home games without a win.We still have chances to lift the trophy and bring back trophy to the bridge. No one likes Rafael Benitez he hasn’t won a games yet.

  21. I LOVE TV. TV is interesting!! My favorite channels are Disney channel, CBBC AND Boomerang. MY favorite programmes are; Dani’s house, Doctor Who, Apprentice, Jessie and Ant farm . They are hilarious. What is yours? My Favorite actor is David Tennant (who currently in Nativity 2) and Dani Harmmer, who has left Tracey Beaker Returns.
    Who is yours ?

  22. Hello my name is Fartun and I love reading. My favourite author is Jacqueline Wilson and my favourite illustrator is Nick sharratt.Who are yours?

  23. The things that Interest me are books like fantasy books PC games like and their companies, like Mojang, kingsile and Gameforge, the games: Minecraft, Wizard101 and Pirate101 I like Minecraft because most games now you have to do something for someone, but here its your choice, your world, your freedom, you can do whatever you want, and the plus is you can install mods and use them for fun and help, you can join servers and mine with a pickax, cut down trees craft wooden planks then build a shelter from monsters, then you cut down more tress for a craft bench then you build and mine then you can build weapons.

    My second game favorite is pirate101: you begin you choose your past of your character how you got to the flying ship prison then a old pirate man saves you and his assistant a talking monkey you get out of there defeat the captain of the ship and do quests to the final boss.
    My favourite author is Rick Riordan and my favorite series is Kane chronicles.

  24. The one thing that interests me is Football because it is really easy to get the hang of and when you get the hang of it then you could do tricks and skills and then play matches with your friends and you can play alot of games with a football. You get to meet people and could play matches in parks and you could play matches on the internet.

    My Favorite team is chelsea by they are the all time stars and always win the premier league.

    What are your favorite teams/team?

    Do you like football?

  25. What I am interested in. I am interested in games, football, playing out with my friends, working for 4J studios (Head of game for mine craft a building crafting and survival game.) Making videos for machinima (A Free world wide company for gaming society). I play alot of rugby with my brother and my friends.Going paintballing,airsoft and lots more.
    I Like parkour with my friends Stefan and Shane.I am interested in playing on computer and going out allot of times.When grow up I would like to a game designer,first I will create a indie game to see if people will like my game.I Like using and surfing the internet because it is interesting because you can see new things it basically a newspaper but in a electronical way so i can read play see whats new and i play xbox aswell with my friends Billy Stefan Shayne and Nicholas.

    We play alot of minecraft a rated 8-10 year old game which you can mine the materials for mining is diamond ore coal iron ore and redstone emral ore golden ore lapiz lazuli a wierd kind of rock.I usually hang out with Stefan we go out for 5 hours then come back and eat tea then we go on the Xbox play a bit of mine craft.

  26. My name is Sara. I love dresses especially the long ones. High heels I just love them. In the shops I always go to the shoe section and try them on.
    What kind of shop do you like?
    Do you love shopping or fashion?
    Never went shopping or you don’t anything about fashion. Well you have got the right person here.
    Fashion is not just about dresses or shoes is how you look with the fashion.
    The fashion that I love is Karen Milan. My friend Mia is Gucci.
    What’s yours?

  27. I like football I support Chelsea football club the Champions of Europe and Brazil football team six time world cup winners.
    I also like Futsal I support Brazil my favorite player is Falcao people say he is the worlds best Futsal player Futsal is like football but just a smaller pitch and some different rules.
    What team do you support?Do you like football?
    What is your favorite thing or activity do you like to do?
    What are your hobbies?

  28. My name is Enesa and I am going to blog about school.

    Today,in the morning,we did maths groups and we did a mental maths test. After that we did big writing. Our task was to write a newspaper report about a child who has broken a world record.

    We had assembly and we found out what gruop was going ice skating it was tolkien. Then we had playtime, which was very fun but it was raining so it was quite wet. I predict that it is going to be wet play in the afternoon so we can watch a DVD.

    This afternoon we are going to do P.E.

    My favourite lesson is maths.
    I like it because it is very challenging and i like challenging things.

    I hope you like this blog about school.

  29. I am interested in music and sports and hopefully I will be able to participate in the Olympics.I have 3 sports that I attend and I learn something new every week. My favourite athlete is Jessica Ennis who is your favourite athlete?
    My favourite colour is turquoise. My favourite sports are swimming, running, tennis, taekwondo and volleyball.
    What are your favourite sports?
    I play violin and the piano I have played in a ceremony.
    What instrument do you play?

  30. I am here to tell you about my favorite subject. Sports (running) is my favorite subject because i’m good at it I enjoy it and most of all I always get picked to do it when i trail and not all the time I get picked to do things. When I run in a competition I win or lose and you know what I am always proud of my self and my coach is proud of me to.

    I might not be the best runner in the world but I will always know that I am the best in my life. Do you like sports? If you do like sports what is your favorite? And do you feel proud of your self when you do it? Don’t feel bad about your self when you try something always think about what you’ve done and how you’ve done it because the person that is bullying you could be jealous and want to have the talent that you have.

    I am on the blog to inspire you and to make you feel better. If you have any comments please don’t feel shy please reply and express your feelings.

  31. Last Friday a group of children from year 6’s went to the Lyric theatre to see Cinderella. I think Buttons was the best character because he made us all laugh. My favorite bit was when 5 people walked onto the stage and started to do ‘Gangham Style’ (everybody laughed.) It was really fun and I enjoyed it.
    At the end of the play Buttons got his fairy wings and started to fly. When we got back to school we ate are lunches. The step mum and the ugly sisters were really funny, I wish I could go again. I also liked it when Buttons chanted ‘ that’s not your present’ when somebody tried to steal the shiny present. All the teachers who came enjoyed it as well.

  32. Hi i am Mia and I am going to talk about…TEACHERS FASHION!!!!!!!!!!!! by the way Miss Folkard I love your SPARKLES 🙂 So the first thing I am going to talk about is SHOES I love shoes so much. So today Miss Jackson is wearing… boots from Harrods WOW!!!!! amazing she has good taste hehe :).

    Now we are going to talk about… SPARKLES!!! Miss Folkard knows about that more than anyone in the school but a sad moment has come 😦 I am not in Miss Folkards class so I can not talk about her Fashion today but when I get to I will post back. I love GUCCI! 🙂 I love the shoes, bags and more I love it so much, I also like others but here is a question;

    1. What kind of clothes do you like?

    2. Ask Miss Folkard from 6F what clothes she likes and tell me on the Year 6 page an I will comment back

    Sadly it is the end but be happy and comment back x

  33. Hello my name is Chloe and I have a good sense of fashion. Today I’m going to talk about celebrities and how well dressed they are so let’s get started.
    Let us start with ‘Girls Aloud’ and their leather. Have you seen Cheryl Cole new yellow leathery dress?
    Next we will have Gangnam style and his blue jacket. Wow that is Gangnam style.
    Then we have Little Mix and they are on my top 10 ten on the fashion list with their colourful dresses.
    My favourite fashion celebrity police is Taylor Swift her country look is amazing.
    If you had a nice dress or a shirt (for all the guys) what colour would you make it?
    I would make it blue because it’s bright and it’s cool.

  34. 1.Alain Robert
    Born 7 August 1962 (age 50)
    Nationality French
    Other names Robert Alain Philippe
    Occupation Climber
    Known for Scaling skyscrapers
    Arrested for Climbing up Buildings while accidently removed air vent tubes

  35. Hello year six,I hope your having a brilliant holiday.its halloween today.i am having a massive party at my house today.what are you doing?hope you have fun today…

  36. Hello year six hope you all have a fantastic holiday. It looks like you have been doing loads of work in your classes. I saw the photos when you went to your trip. Was it fun? What did you do? What did you see? Hope you had fun have a great holiday

  37. Wel done to the new year six. I really miss going to sir John lillie a lot hi all of the teachers. Miss folkard and mr Duffy do you still miss us because we all miss you a lot and want to come back

  38. Hello Mr Duffy long ago Miss Hill Yard i think told us a website with that you can make a tunes out of it it was with a car and it goes along and your tune plays whats the website again?

  39. Miss Folkard I done my homework and brought in my homework book I just need to do the sentences where should I do them

  40. Farmers put fertilizers and pesticides on their crops so that their crops grow better. But these fertilizers and pesticides can be washed
    through the soil by rain, to end up in rivers. Fertilizers and pesticides are harmful because they cause algae to grow. The algae then destroy
    water plants. People are sometimes careless and throw rubbish such as bottles and crisp packets directly into rivers.

    Effects of pollution

    Pollution kills water plants and animals.

    Polluted water also carries diseases. When animals drink the water, they may get diseases which can kill them. People can even get these
    diseases by eating the infected animal. This happens a lot in poor countries in Africa where people get untreated water directly from the river.

    Rivers look unsightly when there is rubbish in them.

    Polluted rivers smell bad.


    Efforts are being made to clean dirty rivers. Water companies like Southern Water are spending a lot of money to clean up dirty rivers. There
    are fines for companies and people who deliberately throw rubbish into the river.

  41. hello Miss F!
    I hope you are doing well with the new 6F !
    I am really enjoying Lady Margaret and have made lots of new friends 😀 I have a half day soon so I can come and visit 🙂

  42. Information about the River Thames.

    1) It is the longest river in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom.

    2) It’s total length is 215 miles (346km)

    3) In 1953 a bad storm pushed a lot of sea water into the mouth of the Thames. Around 300 people drowned as well as 9000 sheep 2400 pigs and 70 horses.

    4) Did you know London is sinking at an estimated 12 inches (30cm) every 100 years?

  43. Hello SJL!

    It’s Jamilah and Abbie. We hope you are having fun going on trips and everything. Good luck with yours SATs results, we hope you all did well! It’s so different in secondary school there are so many different teachers to go to.

    Miss you loads!

  44. Heyy SJL its Abbie and Jamilah from last year!!

    Have fun and hope you done good in your SATs! 🙂
    Bye 😛

  45. heyyyy mr duffy , i hope everything is going well and i wish all those that have there sats soon good luck. hope to see you soon .

  46. hey Mr Duffy hope you are doing well with your new year six class and they had fun in france i also hope they do well in there sax test and hi to the 3 gerbils timmy tommy tiny

  47. I tried the angle game and I got on the dot like I done in class.But Mr Duffy can you post a game of translation and rotation and reflection

  48. Mr Duffy can I do another poster because I was not that happy with the one we did in I.C.T this morning. 🙂 😮

  49. Hello Mr Duffy I came around to sjl today to say hello but apparently there was a show going on so i couldnt get in 😦

    • Hello Gregory,

      It’s great to hear from you! We did have a show on yesterday – what a shame the times clashed! I hope you are well and secondary school is everything you expected and hopefully more. Try and pop in another time and let me know how you’re getting on!

      Take care,
      Mr Duffy

  50. I’ve entered the competition on the school blog for the describing story. I really want to win this amazing competition or come runner up.I really want to know what the prize is to this competition?

  51. Hello MR Duffy or Miss Folkard I can’t find my little information slip on homework is it possible to show me the science information please :()

  52. hello ! i haven’t been on our blog for ages ! I liked our argument on ‘should animals be kept in zoo’s?’ today and i can’t wait to finish off the dance! See you all tomorrow 😀 Chloe

    • Hello Miss Folkard, I haven’t been on the blog for ages. I am going to do extra homework about the Ancient Greek Gods and Godesses. I hope that you have a good day tommorow. bye 🙂

  53. hi this is chelsea that use to be in 6d i am here say hello to all the teachers and student in sir john lillie and tell my brother tyron that i said hello

    take care
    Mr duffy & and all the students and teacher.
    i am giving a math link on bye : )

  54. Mr Duffy here is my speech for the mediator jacket

    In Sir John Lillie school we have some children who are mediators.

    Who are mediators?
    Mediators are children who will be in the playground to help children. For example if a young child had lost their friends or had nobody to play with, the mediators would help them find someone to play with or help them find their friends. Another thing a mediator would do is if a child is having a fight they would try and help them resolve it and if it is to much for them the teacher would help solve it out.
    By stephanie

  55. we learn about greece
    we have been having the football pitch
    we cross are fingure to get the ice cream
    and for are reading records score for the football pitch

  56. Homework from 14/10/11


    1.Where did most slaves travel from to Britain?
    Most slaves came from the west Indies because it was a British Colony
    2.How did the slave trade come to a end?
    The English Protestants and the Quakers united to abolish the slave trade.
    3.What was life like for the slaves?
    It was a difficult life, they had to work hard and were treated badly.
    4.What were slaves used for?
    They were used in servants in large houses.
    5.Why were Africans used as slaves?
    A huge slave trade had emerged in Africa which made it easier to trade.
    6.When did the slave trade end in Britain?
    The Civil war (1861-1865)

      • Miss Folkard, do we have to bring our homework in tomorrow or on Tuesday becuase i’m doing extra homework and i’m not sure if i’m going to finish it today.

        Is that alright or will i still get a detention?

        PS: how was your half term, did you have fun? 🙂 I hope you did; i did

        Cann’t wait till school tommorow I missed you all lots 🙂

      • Yes Nermen your homework is due on Tuesday, try to get your story done but of course you can have as much time as you like for your extra work!

        I had a lovely half term thank you, very relaxing. I hope you enjoyed yours too?

      • My story is really great and i can’t wait till you get to read it and then mark it for me!!! I done it a bit like diary of a whimpy kid, but it’s comedy and romance. Is that ok?
        How long does our story have to be? I’ve already done 4 pages!!! plus i’m dgoing to do extra homework and it’s a suprise but i’m worhing at it now. Also I wanted to ask you something, do you know at the top of the page it says click here to write facts about Ancient Greece is it for 6D or us?

      • Wow Nermen you have been busy! I am looking forward to reading your story and seeing what extra homework you have done! Of course you can put your Ancient Greece information on there as well, I’m sure Mr Duffy would be pleased. See you in the morning.

        Miss F

      • I’m extra lucky because my reading book is about Greeks so I have a lot of facts to write about them. Also I was thinking could I do the extra homework i n my homework book.Plus Ms Bates said that i could practise what i learnt in maths today, so can i please do it in my homework book and i’m not sure if i’m going to finish it off today either because it was really long.
        – & also Ms Bates told us to go on the n-rich website, i went on it and it was really good. i’ll try finish off the rest of my extra homework today 🙂

      • Hi Miss Folkard, how are you doing? This week has past so quickly!!!
        I hope that your having a great time. Also did you like my story? I hope so 🙂

  57. What was life like for slaves?

    Life was hard and rough they had small sheds to sleep in and never
    bathed. Life for them was not healthy. they didn’t have good times like we have now days. They had to work all the time from early morning to night. They have to work for people. They get whipped most of the time. They had to walk around not healthy all day, they had to walk around dirty, and they don’t eat whenever they want. This is what like was like during slavery.

      • Miss Folkard, i lost the sheet of paper so i don’t know what the he spelling questions were and i forgot the spellings’ so could you please put it on the blog so i can bring it in on Monday because i will be cheking on the blog to see if you have replied yet.

      • I’m afraid I don’t have the questions with me at home Nermen. I can remember a couple of them though so here are the ones I can remember:

        When did slavery end in the uk?
        Where did slaves travel from?
        What was life like for slaves?
        How did slavery come to an end?

        You can use the brainpop website to help find the answers. If you want to have a go today that’s great but if not I can give you a spare sheet tomorrow. See you in the morning!

  58. My homework:

    about slavery

    1.Where did most of the slaves travel from to Britain?
    the west Indies

    2.How did the slave trade come to a end?
    A man called Abraham Lincoln stopped by writing a letter

    3.What was life like for the slaves?
    it was a very hard life for all the slaves

    4.what were slaves used for?
    they were kepted as farm labourers and if they didn’t work they could get killed.

    5.why were Africans used as slaves?
    because if they talk about native Americans they refer to Africans.

    6.When did the slave trade end in Britain?
    The Civil war (1861-1865)

    • Well done for finding out some information Cody. Try to find out a little more about what life was like for the slaves.
      Also, native Americans and Africans are not the same thing. Native Americans are the original people of America and Africans are from Africa.
      Have a good Sunday evening, see you in the morning!

  59. Miss Couch here is my homework for the Olympics


    1. Archery is a Olympic sport where you get a bow and arrow and try to shoot the targets.

    2. A expert at archery is know as a toxophilite.

    3. Archery was created in North Hamburg.

    Olympic Diving

    1.Diving was first introduced at the summer Olympic games in 1904.

    2. Men spring boards where added to the Olympics in 1908.

    3. The center of the first dive was named St.Louis.

    Water polo

    1. Water polo is a team water sport in the Olympics.

    2. On the field there are six field players and one goal keeper.

    3. There are seven players on each team

  60. Hi Mr Duffy i left school today and i went manchester. tell the whole class that i said goodbye to them and i hope best wishes to them.

  61. Best wishes class hope secondery school goes well. Gregory roy your the coolest friends i can have and sean agein show them mr d. mr duffy this is a message for you hope you do well with your new class tell roy greg and sean thx so much guys

  62. its james gregory roy your my best ever friends hope you do well mr duffy your the best teacher i can have plx show the class this massage best of wishes.

      • I loved your card! Thank you Nermeen.
        I can see you have been doing some fabulous work on rivers too. Year 6 are also investigating rivers at the moment.
        You wrote that “the Nile is the biggest river”…what does ‘biggest’ mean? Can you be more specific? Have you thought about words like longest, deepest, most water?
        Mrs Couch : )

  63. Mr Duffy if you can’t swim ten metres by your self, then you tick no.Would you still be able to go on the trip?

  64. Mr Duffy, I’m having trouble trying to remember my actions. Do you have any advice that I could follow.

    • Hello T’Shane, my first bit of advice would be DON’T WORRY!!

      We will be starting full rehearsals tomorrow pretty much until performance day. I’m really impressed that you have been practising your actions.

      I’ll see you tomorrow!
      Mr Duffy

  65. Hello mr Duffy just like to say hope your having fun in year 6 all year six students listen up! Secondary shcool isn’t that difficult but you should try your best and concentrate in your sats exams because if you dont it will effect you in the future

    • Hello Nasir, I hope you’re well and working hard. Thank you for your message. We, in year 6, are all good and now getting ready for our performance and end of year trips! Keep up the effort at secondary school and you will succeed in what you want to achieve.

      Mr Duffy

  66. 10 X

    125X 10=1250
    50x 60=3000
    10 / (divied)
    45/ 6=7.5

  67. Mr Duffy i have a black science booklet and i think i kept all of them in there because there are six in there and i think i forgot to take the ones i dont need out

  68. HelloYear 6…

    Thought I’d send you a little ‘hello’ to wish you luck with your revision this holiday……I hope you are having fun too……especially getting out and about in the lovely weather……I think little bits of revision often is better than long periods of revision…what do you think? Anyway….goodluck …see you next Tuesday!

  69. Mr Duffy in the black science test there is two of each test like paper2 testA theres another one paper2 test A but they are different tests and the answers isn’t in the answer booklet

  70. Mr Duffy i could not come to school today because i went to the dentist and they took my top tooth out, then they gave me some kind of medicine and i had to stay in bed for like 3 or 4 hours

    • Anisa, your homework this week is to write a non chronological report about any subject you choose. I suggested that you may want to write another report about an animal, but you can choose any issue/object.

      Remember everything we have spoken about, 3rd person, present tense, technical language and clear paragraphs (make a point then expand it!)

      Mr Duffy.

  71. Hi, I’m Charlie from one of the quad blogging schools (Werrington Primary), and I’ve loved looking at all of your work! I particularly enjoyed the pictures of your school trips! It’s such a shame it’s the end of your quad blogging week, but whenever I get spare time I will have a look!

    Happy quad blogging! 🙂 😉

  72. I think that kids under 16 should be allwoed to have fast food but only one two weeks because its not helfy for your body!
    seeta from werrington

  73. I miss year 6 sooooooooo much. I hate secondary school , I liked yr6 because you don’t have to change classes but yr7 you have to go all the way to the bottom and back up again and secondly the give you about 12 H/W a week.
    You yr 6 guys are next so get ready

  74. Hi im megan and I am a quad blogger.In fact I was just Taking a look at your fantastic work but what really caught my eye was your school trip to london zoo!

    It looked like so much fun was it?

    Was it fun?
    what was your favourite part?
    did you see any interesting animals?

    I hope you had fun I know I would of! 🙂

  75. Hello im Jade and i love to quad blog its great. what do you think?
    Your trip to the London zoo looked like it was great fun. What was the best bit?


  76. Hi I’m Shazia of Werrington primary school in peterborough and my class is part of the quad blog. I think your blog is amazing and packed with a lot of useful info, Good job with blogging and I hope you enjoy our blog too! 🙂

  77. Your trip to London zoo looked great fun what was your favourite part? My favourite was the red panda they look so cute!!! 😉

  78. Your trip to london zoo looked amazing. i kept pausing the video on the red panda. that is my favourite animal in the world. At our school we had table names and my table was the red pandas they are so cute!!! 😉

    • I agree Anisa, though remember the title, ‘Should smoking be banned in public places?’ Think about the for and against. People who smoke do you think they want to be outside, should people have the choice to smoke or should people be told what to do?

      Remember we ARE NOT advocating smoking but think about the arguments for both sides. A balanced argument is showing you can be fair to both sides, regardless of your own opinions, that is until your final paragraph when you can then give your own opinions.

      Keep going. . . .

  79. Within an arm’s reach of the developing Olympic village in Stratford, another young athlete continues his daily routine designed to elevate him to the status of Olympian. JJ Jegede has established himself as one of the most exciting British athletes around, with the East London resident touted as a potential 2012 Olympian primed to reignite the long jump event.

    The necessity to overcome adversity is rooted within Jegede’s DNA; injury has already played a pivotal role in his brief spell as an athlete. The inception of his long-jump career can in fact be traced to an injury – after establishing himself as a footballer of immense potential at just 13, his dreams were extinguished by persistent problems with his knees

  80. Mr duffy when i type fronter the home page comes up then i type my email and pass correctly then it dosnt come up it just says fronter You have been successfully authenticated,
    but you do not have a useraccount in camden.

    Shibboleth Service Provider by: thats what it says

  81. ok Mr Duffy i’ve finished the homework on the MLE about WHAT’S IN THE NEWS? and i’ve learnt the words ready for our test.

  82. Mr Duffy when i log on to the voss it says ”You virtual desktop is attempting to access your local files.Select the level of access you want to grant to your local files” and then it says

    ”No access”

    ”read only access”

    ”read/write access”

    • Jamilah, you can revise the continue with the percentage work we were doing on Friday. See if you can find percentages of differing amounts. If you find that easier can you then look at the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages.
      Sorry, I wasn’t there Friday evening to hand any homework out.

      Mr Duffy

  83. Extra homework!!!

    1. What is double forty-five? 90

    2. Write three hundred and twenty-six to the nearest ten. 330

    3. Which time is the same as fourteen-thirty?2:30pm

    2:30am, 4:30pm, 4:30am, 1;43pm, 2:30pm

    4. How many sevens are there in two hundred and ten? 30

    5. How many metres are there in one point five kilometres? 1500

    6. How many minutes are there in an hour and a half? 90 minutes

    7. What is one and a half added to four and a half? 6

    8. What is the sum of twenty-three and twenty-seven? 50

    9. Calculate the difference between five hundred and two hundred and thirty? 270

    10. What is one hundred and five divided by 5? 21

    11. What is three-quarters of two hundred? 150

    12. What is twenty-one multiplied by nine? 189

    13. Imagine a cube. How many vertices does it have? 8

    14. What is four multiplied by three point five? 14

    15. What is two percent of three hundred? 6

    16. Look at the following prices
    Adults £5.50
    Children £3.00
    What is the total cost of two adults and one child? £14.00

    17. What is the remainder when ninety-seven is divided by five? 2

    18. Which of the following numbers is a factor of thirty? 6

    4, 6, 7, 20, 60, 70

    19. What is the name of the angle which is less than ninety degrees? acute

    20. A bag of four oranges cost thirty-seven pence.
    How much do twelve oranges cost? £1.11


    7 x 3=21
    9 x 6= 54
    2 x 3= 6
    0 x 873=0
    8 x 2= 16
    8 x 6= 48
    10 x 0= 0
    9 x 3= 27
    4 x 2= 8
    0 x 3= 0
    8 x 8= 64
    8 x 3= 24
    4 x 7= 28
    10 x 4= 40
    5 x 7= 35
    9 x 5= 45
    9 x 1= 9
    2 x 7= 14
    4 x 8= 32
    1 x 5= 5
    7 x 6= 42
    8 x 10= 80
    9 x 2= 18
    3 x 5= 15
    6 x 6= 36
    6 x 2= 18
    10 x 3= 30
    1 x 4= 4
    7 x 8= 56
    9 x 4= 36
    6 x 4= 24
    9 x 7= 63
    8 x 3= 24
    3 x 1= 3
    6 x 5= 30
    6 x 8= 48
    0 x 0= 0
    1 x 1= 1
    2 x 2= 4
    3 x 3= 6
    4 x 4= 8
    5 x 5= 25
    6 x 6= 36
    7 x 7= 49
    8 x 8= 64
    9 x 9= 81
    3 x 6= 18
    4 x 5= 20
    9 x 8= 72
    3 x 4= 12.


    7 x 3=21
    9 x 6= 54
    2 x 3= 6
    0 x 873=0
    8 x 2= 16
    8 x 6= 48
    10 x 0= 0
    9 x 3= 27
    4 x 2= 8
    0 x 3= 0
    8 x 8= 64
    8 x 3= 24
    4 x 7= 28
    10 x 4= 40
    5 x 7= 35
    9 x 5= 45
    9 x 1= 9
    2 x 7= 14
    4 x 8= 32
    1 x 5= 5
    7 x 6= 42
    8 x 10= 80
    9 x 2= 18
    3 x 5= 15
    6 x 6= 36
    6 x 2= 18
    10 x 3= 30
    1 x 4= 4
    7 x 8= 56
    9 x 4= 36
    6 x 4= 24
    9 x 7= 63
    8 x 3= 24
    3 x 1= 3
    6 x 5= 30
    6 x 8= 48
    0 x 0= 0
    1 x 1= 1
    2 x 2= 4
    3 x 3= 6
    4 x 4= 8
    5 x 5= 25
    6 x 6= 36
    7 x 7= 49
    8 x 8= 64
    9 x 9= 81
    3 x 6= 18
    4 x 5= 20
    9 x 8= 72
    3 x 4= 12

  86. hey year 6 i hope you remember me
    secondary is hard
    you recap some f the things you done in primary but you also have to learn about shakespear which is REALLY hard

    stacey xxxxxx

  87. extra homework

    1. 10 x 13 =130

    2. 3 x 13 = 39

    3. 9 x 13 = 117

    4. 4 x 13 =52

    5. 8 x 13 = 104

    6. 12 x 13 =156

    7. 6 x 13 =78

    8. 2 x 13 =26

    9. 5 x 13 = 65

    10. 7 x 13 = 91

  88. hello its dennis here just want to say hello i heard that mr y is leaving so i want to say good luck in the future
    and say hello to everyone see you soon do you break up and what day you go back so i can come and see u again so can reply to me so i know when i can come to see you

  89. Question 1. Who had an encounter with the Three Bears?


    *Question 2. What is the name of Winnie the Pooh’s donkey friend?


    *Question 3. Who was created by Gepetto the woodcarver?


    *Question 4. Which animals lay at the bottom of Nelsons column?


    *Question 5. What are the four countries that make up the United Kingdom?

    England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales England, Northern ,

    *Question 6. Who wrote the book, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe?

    *Question 7. What was the reason Spartan hoplites had an ‘L’ on their shield?

    1st reason is because so they know to kill and who not to kill

    2nd reason, the reason they had an L on their shield is because it stood for Lacedaemon and that was where they lived.

    *Question 8. Which country has the Commonwealth Games just been held in?


    *Question 9. When did the Ancient Greek Empire end?
    431 BC

    *Question 10. What is the square number 64?


  90. Hello Mr Duffy!
    Nivar here. Hope you are having fun in year 6. A message to all of year 6, secondary school isn’t that hard but have fun in year 6 they take lessons much more seriously here. Have a great half term. Enjoy having only one teacher because it is so different in Secondary school.


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