St Mary's C.E. Primary School

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Welcome to Year 5 and 6

In Year 5 and 6, we have three classes:

Maple, Oak and Chestnut  

You can click on each of the class names to find out information specific to the class. This page shows what we are learning, class news and some useful links.


In class we are learning...

Term 3 year 5/6 overview 



Y5/6 homework set  15.03.19  due 20.03.19

Homework this week is a worksheet on grammar about modal verbs and hyphens, dashes and brackets.

Year 6s also have some MyMaths tasks to complete

Our new spelling rule is:


 adding suffixes to words ending – fer.

You will need to research this rule and practise some of the words that follow it.

Eg.     Referring      transferring     conferring       reference       referee

You will also need to learn the new selection from our 100 words list, which are as follows:

existence    cemetery    communicate   language   community   occupy  

disastrous    curiosity      average   profession




The 100 words stuck in the back of your child's homework book are:

accommodate, accompany, according, achieve, aggressive, amateur, ancient, apparent, appreciate, attached, available, average, awkward

bargain, bruise

category, cemetery, committee, communicate, community, competition, conscience, conscious, controversy, convenience, correspond, criticise, curiosity

definite, desperate, determined, develop, dictionary, disastrous

embarrass, environment, equip (-ped, -ment), especially, exaggerate, excellent, existence, explanation

familiar, foreign, forty, frequently

government, guarantee

harass, hindrance

identity, immediate(ly), individual, interfere, interrupt

language, leisure, lightning

marvellous, mischievous, muscle

necessary, neighbour, nuisance

occupy, occur, opportunity

parliament, persuade, physical, prejudice, privilege, profession, programme, pronunciation


recognise, recommend, relevant, restaurant, rhyme, rhythm

sacrifice, secretary, shoulder, signature, sincere(ly), soldier, stomach, sufficient, suggest, symbol, system

temperature, thorough, twelfth

variety, vegetable, vehicle


If you would like to follow our school on twitter then use the following link: @stmarysyatepri