Maths homework has been set on MyMaths and is due to be completed by 24.6.22.
Your homework this week is to complete your Mini First Aid Booklet, please go through these with your parents by 24.6.22.
Adding verb prefixes de- and re-
Children will be given a paper copy of these spellings on Monday 13th June.
Convert nouns or verbs into adjectives using suffix -ful
Maths Homework has been set on MyMaths and is due to be complete by 17/6/22.
For English homework can you write a poem on a topic of your choice and perform it to your family or friends.
Watch the following video from Michael Rosen for some tips on performing poetry:
Please email us over some videos or bring in your written poems by 17.6.22
Maths homework will be set 27.05.22 and is due in by the 6.6.22.
Please write a recount of something you have done during the Half Term holidays.
Below you will find a helpful website with tips to writing a recount:
Enjoy the holidays!
We will look forward to seeing you for our final term of Year 5 :)
Maths homework will go live on MyMaths on 20.5.22 and is due to be completed by 27.5.22.
Write a list of the different primary and secondary sources that historians can use to learn about the past.
Children will receive a copy of these spellings on Monday 23rd May.
Convert Nouns or Adjectives into Verbs Using the Suffix -en
MyMaths has been set and will be accessible on Friday 13th May. It is due to be completed by Friday 20th May.
Find out about the Minoan or Mycenaean civilisation. Create an information poster or non-chronological report to record your findings. Include pictures and images of artefacts if you can. Once complete, share it with a family member. Due to be completed by Friday 20th May.
Children will receive a copy of these spellings on Monday 16th May.
Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ify
MyMaths homework will be accessible on Friday 6th May and due to be completed by the following Friday (13th May).
During one of our reading sessions this week, we watched a video about recommending book. This was in preparation for the children working on their reading target for this half term - To begin to recommend books that you have read to your peers, giving reasons for your choices.
For homework, the children need to prepare their book recommendation to share with the class. All children will be expected to recommend a book. They need to talk about:
Children will receive a copy of theses spellings on Monday 9th May.
Convert Nouns or Adjectives into Verbs Using the Suffix -ise
My Maths Homework has been set based on multiplying fractions. The due in date has been extended to Monday 9th May to allow children a full week to complete this.
Children received project homework on Friday asking them to create a travel brochure about the Groundbreaking Greeks. This is due in on May 20th.
Children will receive a copy of this week's spellings on Tuesday 3rd May.
Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ate
We would like you to research our next topic 'The Groundbreaking Greeks' we will be sending home the knowledge organiser for you to read with your children.
Please enjoy the Easter break spending time as a family.
We will look forward to seeing you all after Easter.
Year 5 Team
Maths homework is set on MyMaths and is due in on the 8.4.22.
English homework is to write a book review of 'The Secret Garden'.
Please find above a copy of the full Year 5 and 6 spelling list. Children will receive a paper copy on Monday 4th April. We will assess these words during the first week after Easter. Children will then bring their marked sheet home to practise any words that they spelled incorrectly.
Spellingframe is a fantastic website that breaks down spellings into sounds / rules. It allows children to practise words in a variety of ways including fun games and repetitive exercises. It also has a testing option for children to assess themselves.
Usually parts of the website are subscription based, however all of the Year 5 and 6 resources are available for free until SATs week. If your child finds spelling difficult, or would just like some extra practise, it is worth having a look.
We have sent out an arithmetic paper for homework this week in preparation for assessment week next week. Due in 25.3.22.
We have been looking at writing Newspaper writing this week. Write a newspaper article on a topic you are passionate about. Due in 25.3.22.
Adverbs of Possibility and Frequency
Work has been set on MyMaths which is to be completed by 18.3.22.
A Correct the Spelling Mistakes worksheet has been handed out and is due in by the 18.3.22.
Children will receive a copy of these spellings on Monday 14th March.
The intention is for children to stick these spellings into their yellow spelling books, however many children arrive without them on a Monday. Could parents please remind children that this book is required to be in school on this day. We do allow children to put their spellings into their planners when they do not have their spelling books in school, however a number of children, who regularly have neither available.
Please speak to the office if your child needs a new planner.
Words with endings –cial and -tial
MyMaths has been set and will be accessible on Friday 4th March. Please note that some children have been set 2 activities to complete by Friday 11th March.
Imagine you work for NACA, when the organisation first started. Write a diary entry detailing what it is like working for NACA using information we have gathered during Literacy lessons and the research you have conducted.
These spellings will be given out on Monday 7th March, so please ensure that you have your yellow spelling book in school.
Words with endings that sound like /shuhs/ spelt –tious or –ious
Last week, the children received a short project homework based on a Lenten charity suggestion, which is due in on Thursday, therefore Maths and English homework has not been set.
Please find above a copy of the Year 5 and 6 spelling list that we have learned so far in class. Children will receive a paper copy on Monday 14th February. The children will have a test on Tuesday 1st March and Wednesday 2nd March on all of these words. They will then bring their marked sheet home to practise any words that they spelled incorrectly.
Go into your garden or a garden you are fond of and create a word bank of vocabulary.
Create five sentences which include similes and metaphors to describe your garden or a garden of your choice.
Maths work is set on MyMaths.
Please note that we will continue to learn about words ending with -cious next week. This means that there will not be new spellings this week and the -cious list from w/c 31.1.22 will be tested on Monday 14th February.
Imagine you have landed on the moon!
Write a short story describing what you can see, hear, feel, smell. Use expanded noun phrases and at least one relative clause.
MyMaths homework has been set based on formal methods of multiplication and will be accessible on Friday 28th January.
These spellings will be given out on 31.1.22, so please ensure that you have your yellow spelling book in school. Please note there are 12 spellings this week.
Use your research skills to answer these questions.
Please answer these questions in full sentences using subject specific vocabulary.
What products do some of the areas of arable and pastoral farming produce?
What tasks do UK pastoral and arable farmers carry out to take care of their
animals and crops and produce products to sell?
In what conditions do they work?
How does this compare with a different type of farming elsewhere in
These spellings will be given out on 24.1.22, so please ensure that you have your yellow spelling book in school.
Word ending in –ant, -ance and ancy.
Children were given the new project homework this week. For those children who handed in their homework books, the new homework sheets were glued into their book.
All other children were given a loose copy of the homework. Please find a copy below, just in case the sheet did not find its way home.
(Also, please bear in mind that Maths and English homework is not set on same week that children receive project homework.)
These spellings will be sent home 17.1.22. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on this day.
Homophones and near homophones
MyMaths has been set on either area or perimeter depending your group.
New spellings will be given out on Monday 10th January to be assessed on Monday 17th January. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on Monday 10th so that your new spellings can be stuck in.
ee sound spelt ei
What have we learnt about Mary's character so far in the novel?
Your task this week is to write a character description on Mary using information from Chapter One and Two.
Multiplication homework has been set on MyMaths.
Write a paragraph detailing your highs and lows of 2021, and exploring your hopes and dreams for the new year.
Relax and enjoy spending quality time with your family and we will look forward to seeing you all in the new year!
Mrs McGovern and Mrs Ferran
On Monday 13th December, the children will be given an updated list of Year 5 and 6 statutory spelling words that we have been practising this term. They will assessed on the Tuesday and Wednesday of the first week back after Christmas (4th and 5th January 2022). Children will then spend the rest of that week practising any that they need to.
The sheet that children will receive is attached below.
Write a poem based on 'A Christmas Carol'.
Complete the tasks on the following web page based on dividing by 10,100 and 1000.
Words ending -ence
These spellings will be sent home 6.12.21. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on this day.
The homework books will be sent out on Monday 6.12.21 with a 3 week project, therefore we are not setting additional work on MyMaths or English homework this week.
Words ending -ent
These spellings will be sent home 29.11.21. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on this day.
For English homework please complete the following tasks on the website below:
This will support you with writing direct speech.
Your Maths homework is set on MyMaths and is due in on 3.12.21
Words ending in -ibly and -ably
These spellings will be sent home 22.11.21. Please ensure that you have your spelling book in school on this day.
As we are focusing on A Christmas Carol in English can you please create a fact file on the life and work of Charles Dickens.
Maths is set on MyMaths on 19.11.21 and due in 26.11.21
For English homework this week please complete the activities on the website below.
Following on from our cultural capital lesson on Cop26, could you please create a poster about the positive changes we can make to support and help care for the environment.
My Maths work has been set 12.11.21 due in 19.11.21.
These spellings will be sent home in the children's spelling books on Monday 15.11.21. Please ensure that children have their book in school on this date for their spelling test and to receive their new spellings. Thank you.
As a new project homework was sent home in homework books on Friday, there will be no additional Maths and English this week. However please see spellings for this week below.
Silent letter 't'
Please read chapters 6 and 7 of King of the Cloud Forest. This needs to be done before we start chapter 8 on Monday 1st November in school.
Find out about one of the countries that Ashley travels through by researching either China, Tibet or India. We will use your research to create an information text in the first 2 weeks after half term. Try to include information about where it is, population, language, currency, major religions, geography, important parts of its history and any other interesting facts.
My Maths homework has been set and will be accessible from 15.10.21. Children have until 29.10.21 to complete this.
Please complete the the following English homework over half term, due in the first day back at school.
On Monday 18th October, the children will be given a list of Year 5 and 6 statutory spelling words that we have been practising so far this term. We will be spending next week going over them; the children need to practise them at home also. They will assessed on Monday 1st November.
MyMaths homework has been set based on our addition and subtraction unit that we have been working on.
These spellings will be sent home in the children's spelling books on Monday 11.10.21. Please ensure that children have their book in school on this date for their spelling test and to receive their new spellings. Thank you.
Words ending -able
This week we have sent home our homework project books.
Please complete the task which is set. This is due in 1.11.21
Homophones - Words that sound the same.
MyMaths homework has been set. Due to be completed by 1.10.21
Your English homework this week is to write a diary entry in style of someone living in the Shang Dynasty. Use knowledge from our topic lessons and additional research on the Shang Dynasty to support your writing.
Due in by 1.10.21
Words ending -ible
Words containing the letter string ‘ough’
One MyMaths tasks has been set for this week. It is due to be completed on Friday 24th September.