Faith in Everyone to Shine Brightly
College Road, Purton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 4AR
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Welcome to the Year 5 home learning hub.
Here you will find weekly homework which will be uploaded every Monday and activities to do at home if you are self-isolating. The activities are similar, if not the same, to what we will be doing in school.
If you have any questions, please contact us using our class email addresses.
Don't forget the battle between Spirit and Pioneer is on!
Who is going win the TTRS battle?
The battle ends 11th December 2020!
Our big questions this term
How to I show respect to others?
Is it right to fight back?
How can I make a difference?
Our class reader
Mathematics in Year 5
Key Learning and Vocabulary
Click the links below to access our knowledge organisers. They capture the key learning for the term and list the specific language that we will be using in each year group. In our maths lessons, we explain how we know something is correct and reason by using mathematical vocabulary.
Term 1 = Click here
Term 2 = Click here
Term 3 = Coming soon
Term 4 = Coming soon
Term 5 = Coming soon
Term 6 = Coming soon
The document linked below shows the main methods taught in Year 5 for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Each child’s progress is different; however, most children will acquire the listed methods by the end of the school year.
For more information and links for websites to support and consolidate maths learning, visit the Maths at St Mary's page here.
A website to practise your reading, writing and spelling ability. You have all been given a temporary login:
Secret Word: supermink
Real Name: Their real name
Monkey Name: Their current TT Rockstars password which is 3 numbers or 3 letters.
I See Maths
Virtual maths lessons that are updated daily.
Get moving and keep fit with these great videos and activities for children of all ages.
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.
Creative computer programming
All sorts of engaging educational videos
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
You Tube videos on many subjects
Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience
Science awards you can complete from home.
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
All kinds of making.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.