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A message from the Class Teacher, Mr. Sawyer

Class 5 - Fox Class

Term 2, 2020-2021

Dear Parents and Carers,

This term, we are exploring the question, 'How did the Church of England come to be?'. The topic web here shows how we are exploring the question at school as well as the focus of all areas of learning. The home learning menu is here. Your child is welcome to choose at least two of the suggested activities which will further support their learning at home.

If you have any questions or concerns, do please speak to me at the end of the day or contact the school office.

With best wishes,
Mr. Sawyer

Term 1 learning 

 

Archived - March to July 2020

Please scroll down to the bottom of the page for this week's home learning activities.

Class Teacher: Mr Sawyer.

Assistants: Mrs Laugharne (Mon / Wed ) ; Mrs Harding ( Thurs / Fri ).

Welcome to Year 5!  This page will contain regular updates of our activities and notices for pupils and parents.

View document /i/year_5_files/t2-e-4687-year-5-spag-glossary-parent-and-carer-information-sheets_ver_2.pdf

 

Home Learning Activities

Tips and techniques for keeping your child calm, click here

If your child is worried about the pandemic, this story may help.

BBC Bitesize has information, videos and activities for all subjects

Year 5 Home Learning Pack

Reading Genre Bingo

Click here for some games which support computer programming skills

More creative computing programming games, click here

Find out more about the Arctic and lots more by clicking here

Fancy learning a different language? Click here

For a whole range of interests, activities and quizzes, check out DK Findout!

To access reading books, go to Oxford Owls at home and set up an account

Join Joe Wicks at 9am each weekday for a workout

Want to use the seeds given out at school? Click here for a video on how to make a seedbomb.

For access to online reading books, click here or here.

Join Rob Biddulph for some drawing fun!

Parents

Parents you can support you children’s learning by using these handy websites

https://ttrockstars.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

https://whiterosemaths.com/resources/primary-resources/

https://www.purplemash.com/login/

https://spellingframe.co.uk/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

 

Here is a very useful video that explains the rules of this weeks spellings. Week 3 spellings - 5, 10, 15 English - Watch this short video. Here are the weeks instructions.Don't forget that Friday is a Bank Holiday to Additional Subject Areas: Art - Here is a TedEd video exploring the history of grafitti.  Tutorial on how to write your own name in grafitti style letters. Science - This term we will be exploring Forces. Describe what a fair test is and why it is importnat in science. Read through this presentation and then use this template and look at this worksheet to help you with your experiment. Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials hereLanguages-  Register to learn Japanese for beginners.Term 6 Week 3‚ÄčTerm 6 Week 5‚ÄčAdditional Subject Areas: Art -   Tutorial on how to make letters a cartoon style character. Science - This term we will be exploring Forces. What is a variable? What variables did you have for your experiment last week? What variables might affect how a parachute falls? Make predictions and then re-run your experiment method from last week to discover which variables have the greatest impact. Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials hereLanguages-  Register to learn Japanese for beginners.
Year 5 Home School Activities
Spelling English / Topic Maths / Science

Spelling Activities Suggestions

Spelling Rule video

Week 1 Spellings - 5, 10 or 15 

Instructions

Hot Seating strategy

Dragon's Claws extract

Children's question worksheet

Parts of Speech.ppt

Introduction to Angles.ppt

How to use a protractor.ppt

Estimating Angles worksheets

Basic measuring angles w/sheet

Angles activities zip folder

 

Week 2 Spellings - 5, 10 or 15

We have been learning about the continent of South America this term.  

 

1) How many countries make up South America?  What are the biggest three.  What are the biggest cities in those countries and how do they compare to the biggest cities in North America?

 

2) How is the weather in South America different to the weather in the UK?  Find out why it is different.

 

3) Create a tourism poster encouraging people to visit a South American country.  Remember to make it interesting, with some facts, and eye-catching.

Research about the different
life cycles of a variety of
animals. Record this in an appropriate way, be as creative
as you like.

 

What are the similarities / differences between different animals and humans as they age?

 

Presentation on human ageing.

 

Create a table or mind map of your discoveries.

 

 

Hi everyone!  I hope you all had an amazing Easter and that you are staying safe at home.  The weather was amazing and I have been quite busy in the garden.

 

I have also, however, made sure that I have been keeping up with my reading.

Neither of them were fiction, but they were still both very compelling with fantastic setting descriptions and very detailed developments of characters' emotions.
I have also had the chance to enjoy some amazing walks with my dog - Jet; and spent time playing with my cat - Hocus. Happy Hocus

Here are lots of learning activities for the start of Term 5!

 

If you haven't signed up to this website yet, please do.  It has lots of extra resources for English: Spelling, Grammar and Comprehension, Maths, History and lots more.  It's great so please use it!

Term 5 Week 1
English / Spelling Maths Topic

Week 1 Spellings - 5, 10 or 15

 

A complementary comprehension exercise to build on this weeks Topic work.

 

 

 

 

 

Find a whole weeks worth of engaging and challenging activities on this website, complete with videos and online worksheets (with handy answer sheets for parents too!).

 

Coming soon - Mathletics.  Log in here!

What are natural disasters?

 

Watch this video that explores plate tectonics first.

1) Use this presentation to help with this jigsaw activity.

2) Using this additional video and a presentation method of your choice describe:

  • divergent plate boundaries
  • convergent plate boundaries
  • the subduction process
  • Fault Lines
  • P waves
  • S waves
  • The Epicentre

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art - this term we will be examining the art of a culture and faith, rather than just a particular artist.  So, instead of an Artist Study you will need to examine the cultural basis of Islamic Art.  This website will get you started.  Write background information about the emergence and main design features of Islamic Art.

 

Science - Investigate the meaning of the term Life Cycle.  This website video will get you started.

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Buongiorno a tutti! Revise numbers up to 12 in Italian and try to learn numbers up to 20 and beyond!

Term 5 Week 2
English / Spelling Maths Topic

Here is a really useful presentation to introduce this weeks spellings.

 

Week 2 spellings - 5, 10, 15

 

Should young children be using social media?

 

Watch this video.

 

Task - this week you will write a balanced argument that considers the question above.

 

Here is a presentation to get you started by helping to find the For and Against arguments.

 

Next you need to start thinking about writing your balanced argument.  Here is a presentation to help you get started.

 

Here are some useful words and phrases.

 

Here is a checklist to help you edit and improve your work.

 

You can video yourself reading out your balanced argument for later use.

 This week in Maths you will be learning how to find Percentages of Amounts.

 

Here is a useful video to get you started!

 

Here are some worksheets that you can see on the screen and write the answers on paper.

Once you have completed this work you can take a look at this presentation.

 

Find 25% of amount worksheet

Find 10% of amount worksheet

Find 5% of amount worksheet

Find 1% of amount worksheet

 

Once you have completed this work you can take a look at this presentation with some questions at the end.  WARNING TO PARENTS - ANSWERS ON LAST SLIDE!

 

Here are some more challenging Fluency and Reasoning questions.

 

Mathletics tasks to be updated soon.

What are natural disasters?

 

Watch this footage of life in San Francisco before and after the earthquake in April 1906.

 

View the information on this website and research by looking at newspapers from the time.

 

Conduct your own research and then create a poster or leaflet that describes the impact of the earthquake on San Francisco. as well as information about the risks and dangers posed by severe earthquakes on settlements today.

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art - Draw your own geometric pattern inspired by Islamic Art using this video.

 

Science - Here is a useful video.  Research and create a diagrammatic flowchart that charts the development and life cycle of a bird.

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Buongiorno a tutti!  Test yourself so far and learn about dates using this presentation.

Term 5 Week 3
English / Spelling Maths Topic

Here is a very useful video that explains the rules of this weeks spellings.

 

Week 3 spellings - 5, 10, 15

 

English - Watch this short video.

 

Here are the weeks instructions.

 

This presentation will help to understand the difference between active and passive.

 

Here is a grammar exercise to practise writing in active and passive.

 

Here is the sequence of the story: The Lucky Dip

 

Here is a sheet to help to build an understanding of the two main characters:  The Girl and Mr Pin Man

 

 

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

Here is a presentation to introduce and help you be able to convert between different metric units.

 

Here are some worksheets for you to practise your conversion calculations.

 

WARNING - ANSWER SHEETS ARE ALSO IN PACK.

What are natural disasters?

 

Learn about what happens if an earthquake occurs on a boundary that lies under the ocean here.

 

Find out about the March 11, 2011 Tsunami in Japan by watching this video.

 

Conduct your own research and write a newspaper report about the dangers of Tsunami.

 

Simulate a Tsunami using household items and record the results.

 

Watch this video to get ideas.

 

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art - Learn more about the culture, history and maths behind Islamic Art here.  Use this presentation to help you to make your own Islamic Art inspired tessellated pattern.

 

Science Here is a useful video.  Research and create a diagrammatic flowchart that charts the development and life cycle of an amphibian.

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Buongiorno a tutti!   Test yourself so far and learn about names, ages and how to say where you are from in this presentation.

 Term 5 Week 4

English / Spelling Maths Topic

 Here is a useful presentation that explains the rules of this weeks spellings.

 

Week 4 spellings - 5, 10, 15

 

The Piano - by Aiden Gibbons

English - Watch this short video.

Here are the weeks instructions.

 

This week we are looking at writing a narrative that uses tenses to describe a character's emotion and feeling - focusing on a technique called a flashback.

 

Here is a short video excerpt from Ratatouille that shows a memory triggered by taste as a flashback.

 

Here is a presentation that helps to explain and give examples of verbs being used in different aspects of tense - to help writing the flashbacks and returning to the present time.

 

 

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

This week is a bit tough.  Now that you have practised converting between metric units, you are moving on to convert between Imperial and Metric units.

 

Imperial - a unit used to measure quantities before we decimalised.

 

Watch this video to convert in length.

 

Watch this video to convert in capacity.

 

Here is a presentation to practise.

 

Here are some worksheets to practise.

What are natural disasters?

 

Earthquakes are not the only natural disasters that affect human settlements or natural resources - such as forest.

 

Research other events that may have happened in the UK and around the world in the last year that have had an impact.

 

Choose

  • Make a poster about natural disasters
  • Write a story from the point of view of someone who goes through a natural disaster
  • Simulate an Earthquake using household items and record the results.  Watch this video to get ideas.

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art - Learn more about the culture, history and maths behind Islamic Art here.  Now that you have been guided through forming tessellated patterns.  It is your turn to design a new pattern of your own.  Use the video of the Alhambra Palace to help you.

 

Science Here is a useful video.  Research and create a diagrammatic flowchart that charts the development and life cycle of an insect.

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Buongiorno a tutti!   Use all you have learned to write a brief dialogue between two pupils learning Italian.

Don't forget that Friday is a Bank Holiday to mark the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe day!

Have a 'Stay at Home Street Party'!

 

Why not bake Winston Churchill's favourite Fruit Cake?

 

The recipe ingredients: 225g butter; 170g dark brown sugar; 285g self-raising flour, 280g dried mixed fruit, 2 cups strong black tea, 5 eggs, 110g halved glacé cherries, 1tsp mixed spice, 1tbsp black treacle (optional)

 

To make: Preheat the oven to 150C. Soak the dried fruit in tea, preferably overnight. Cream together the butter and sugar in a mixing bowl, until almost white. Remember to scrape the sides of the bowl and continue to cream together. Gradually beat the eggs in, remember to add a little flour to stop the mixture from splitting or curdling. Fold in the flour and add the mixed spice, then add the the mixed fruit and the glacé cherries and continue to fold together while adding the black treacle. Line and grease a cake tin, scrape the mixture in and bake for two hours. Check that the cake is cooked throughout before leaving to cool on a wire rack. Finish with a dusting of caster sugar.

Term 5 Week 5
English / Spelling Maths Topic

Watch this video to help to learn this weeks spelling rules.  This BBC Bitesize page is a really good way to learn the rules too!

 

Week 5 spellings - 5, 10, 15

 

For the last few weeks you have worked hard to develop your writing using active/passive voice and aspects of tense.

 

Use all your strategies to help you this week.

 

Watch this video called The Planets by Andy Martin.

 

You are an astronaut and must write a report about each of the 12 worlds that you visit.

  • Provide descriptions of alien life and each environment.
  • Describe the atmosphere - how you feel to be on the planet.

Choose:

  • Write a dialogue between the aliens on different planets
  • Create some rules for the Argumentative Planet - Number 6.
  • Make a holiday brochure for planets to attract tourists.

 

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

Here are some reasoning puzzles to build on your metric conversions learning.

 

Here are some reasoning puzzles to build on your imperial to metric conversions learning.

 

Here is a presentation that recaps Quarter, Half and Whole turns - with a focus on angles as a multiple of 90.

 

Here are some worksheets to recap angles knowledge.

What are natural disasters?

 

Now that you have learned all about natural disasters!

 

Choose

  • Make a list of all the items you would need in a survival pack for an Earthquake, Tsunami or other natural disaster.
  • Make a survival guide - a descriptions of do's and don'ts - to help someone who is caught in a natural disaster.
  • Make a survival shelter - don't forget to take pics!

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art - M C Esher was inspired by the tessellations he saw at The Alhambra Palace.  Watch this BBC video clip about Esher.  Have a look at how some pupils have made their Esher-style tessellations and make have a go at making your own tessellations.  TAKE CARE WHEN USING SCISSORS.

 

Science Using your learning from previous weeks identify similarities in life cycles between the different the different animal classes.  What are the similarities and differences between their habitats?

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Buongiorno a tutti!   Here are some additional lessons from the BBC.

Term 5 Week 6
English / Spelling Maths Topic

No new spellings this week. 

 

Be honest with yourself and think about the words / rules that have been the trickiest for you.  Go back and recap them.

 

Parents - you could quickly flick back through the previous spellings this term and choose 15 or 20 words at random and give your children a test at the end of the week to see if they have remembered their rules / words.

 

English

Creative writing exercises.

Write a list of characters: their appearance, moods, emotions and characteristics.

 

Then use this website to randomly select a setting.  Write a two or three short stories across the week and then read them to someone.

For Maths this week please recap all our previous learning by completing the tasks assigned on Mathletics.

 

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

 

What are natural disasters?

 

Well now you know what natural disasters are and what you may need to survive them.

 

Choose

 

  • Choose a recent Earthquake or Tsunami and make a painting or illustration of the impact.
  • Make a diorama of the San Francisco Earthquake in 1906.
  • Design a disaster proof classroom

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art - Write a biography for the artist M C Esher.  Research the artist's famous tessellations and sketch them.

 

Science Make a baby's mobile with each stage of the life cycle from any of the animals that you have studied this term.

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Buongiorno a tutti!   Here are some additional lessons from the BBC.

 

 

Term 6 Week 1

 

Welcome back everyone! Hope you have all had a great Half Term and enjoyed the wonderful weather - although it would be good for our gardens if it did rain a bit more!

 

I apologise if some of the work posted at the end of last term and the beginning of this term seems a little bit unusual. The laptop that I have been using developed a fault and I have lost access to all of the files that I have been using to link learning materials in all of the subject areas. Hopefully, this problem will be resolved soon - but as I am sure that you aware, nothing is quite the same at the moment.

English / Spelling Maths Topic

Watch this video to help to learn about this week's spellings.

 

Week 5 spellings - 5, 10, 15

 

Watch this video.

 

English instructions.

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

Watch this video to learn about angles on a straight line.

 

Angles on a straight line wksht 1

Angles on a straight line wksht 2

Angles on a straight line wksht 3

 

Watch this video to learn about angles in polygons.

 

Worksheet 1

Missing Angles Robot worksheet Mastery worksheet

 

 

 

What was the significance of railways in Victorian Britain?

 

Who were the Victorians and why is there a historical period named so?

 

What was the 'Great Stink' in 1800s Britain?

 

What were its causes and effects?

 

 

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art - Write a biography for the artist Banksy.  Research the artist's famous works and sketch them. Here is a presentation to help.

 

Science - This term we will be exploring Forces. Watch this video and then test whether all objects dropped from the same height travel to the ground at the same velocity by recording how long it takes

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Register to learn Japanese for beginners.

Term 6 Week 2

 

English / Spelling Maths Topic

Watch this video to help to learn about this week's spellings.

 

Week 5 spellings - 5, 10, 15

 

Watch this video.

 

English instructions.

 

 

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

Now that you have worked on lots of angles on straight lines, in triangles and in quadrilaterals, here are some Mastery puzzles for you to complete.

 

Recap video for angles in a quadrilateral.

 

Here is a Khan Academy video describing the properties and conventional markings for right angles and parallel lines.

 

Here are some more fluency and mastery questions and a page from Target Your Maths - A, B and C.

What was the significance of railways in Victorian Britain?

 

Who was Isambard Kingdom Brunel?

 

What did he do?

 

Why was his work on the Great Western Railway in 1833 important?

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art - Here is a TedEd video exploring the history of grafitti.  Tutorial on how to write your own name in grafitti style letters.

 

Science - This term we will be exploring Forces. Describe what a fair test is and why it is importnat in science. Read through this presentation and then use this template and look at this worksheet to help you with your experiment.

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Register to learn Japanese for beginners.

Term 6 Week 3
English / Spelling Maths Topic

Watch this video to help to learn about this week's spellings.  We are continuing with homophones and homonyms.

 

Week 3 spellings - 5, 10, 15

 

Watch this video. It is a short film called Space Alone by Ilias Sounas.

 

English instructions.

 

Parenthesis ppt

Future Tense ppt

 

Emotion story board wksheet

Question wksheet A

Question wksheet A+

Question wksheet A++

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

Activity 1: Reading Line Graphs

 

Worksheet A

Worksheet B

Worksheet C

 

Activity 2: Reading tables

 

Introduction presentation

Worksheet

Answers

 

Mastery presentation

Worksheet

Answers

 

Challenge cards - answers on last card

What was the significance of railways in Victorian Britain?

 

Who was Sir Edwin Chadwick?

 

What law is he notable for reforming?

 

How did this help the poor of Victorian Britain?

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art -   Tutorial on how to make letters in 3D shapes.

 

Science - This term we will be exploring Forces. Air resistance is a force that can oppose the force of gravity. Which is stronger? Use this task setting presentation to conduct your own experiment to find out.

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Register to learn Japanese for beginners.

Term 6 Week 3 Maths Topic

Watch this video to help to learn about this week's spellings.  We are continuing with homophones and homonyms.

 

Week 4 spellings - 5, 10, 15

 

Here is a short video: Le Petit Cordonnier - The Little Shoemaker.

 

Week 4 Instructions.

 

Task setting presentation linked to instructions.

Lots of activities still active for many pupils here!

 

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

This week I would like you to learn about Volume using the National Oaks Academy website. 

 

Here is a link to the first lesson.

Please let me know what you like and do not like about these resources.

 

Lesson 2.

 

Lesson 3.

 

Lesson 4.

 

Lesson 5.

What was the significance of railways in Victorian Britain?

 

What impact did trains have on the transportation of fresh goods and how did this affect businesses in Victorian Britain?

 

How were people in towns and cities affected by this?

 

Was there any impact on the health of people living during this time? Did being rich or poor matter?

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art -   Tutorial on how to make letters a cartoon style character.

 

Science - This term we will be exploring Forces. What is a variable? What variables did you have for your experiment last week? What variables might affect how a parachute falls? Make predictions and then re-run your experiment method from last week to discover which variables have the greatest impact.

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Register to learn Japanese for beginners.

Term 6 Week 5
English / Spelling Maths Topic

Week 5 spellings - 5, 10, 15

 

English learning instructions for week 5.

 

The Magic Box presentation

 

The Magic Box poem document

 

The Magic Box without description document

 

Session 3 sheet

 

Structure sheet

 

Session 4 presentation

 

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

This week we will recap and develop learning on use of Frequency tables, reading and interpreting tables including time tables.

 

Short video introducing Frequency tables.

Frequency wksht A

Frequency wksht A+

Frequency wksht A++

 

Short video introducing reading and interpreting information in a table.

 

Interpreting 1 A    A+    A++

Interpreting 2 A    A+     A++

 

Short video introducing reading and interpreting information in timetables.

Timetable 1       Timetable 2

What was the significance of railways in Victorian Britain?

 

Choose:

  • Build a bridge - watch this helpful video for ideas.
  • Build your own railway - watch this video for ideas.
  • Build a model of a Victorian classroom.
  • Paint or draw a picture of Queen Victoria.
  • Design some clothes for a rich family living in Victorian times.

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art -   Tutorial on how to make a Banksy style stencil by BBC Bitesize.

 

Science - This term we will be exploring Forces. This week you will be investigating Friction.  Watch this short BBC Bitesize video. Experiment to discover more about friction at home.

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Register to learn Japanese for beginners.

Term 6 Week 6
English / Spelling Maths Topic

 

Test your spellings by choosing the single player game here.

 

For English this week the task seems rather simple.  Here are your instructions and the criteria that you must meet.

 

My advice to you is to take your time and not to rush through it.

 

Session 1 - write ideas to describe the Artefact and what it might do / be used for. Think of as many as you can and gather useful vocabulary to use in your writing.

 

Session 2 - Draw the characters that you want to include in your story - remember the heroic journey. Make the illustrations detailed and gather vocabulary to describe their characters and emotions.

 

Session 3 - plan your story.

 

Session 4 - Draft your story.

 

Session 5 - make corrections and write neatly and present it to someone to read.

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

All tasks for the year are now unlocked so test your memory by completing tasks.

 

For those of you who are ready there are some assessments based on the whole year 5 curriculum ready for you - so log in and go!

What was the significance of railways in Victorian Britain?

 

Choose:

  • Build a bridge - watch this helpful video for ideas.
  • Build your own railway - watch this video for ideas.
  • Make a family tree of the royal family beginning with Queen Victoria.
  • Create an outdoor game for Victorian children to play..
  • Draw a portrait of yourself as a Victorian. Will you be rich or poor?

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Art -   Create your own original Banksy style art.

 

Science - This term we will be exploring Forces. Watch this video to recap the force of Friction. Begin to learn about Water Resistance here. Watch this experiment and then conduct your own experiment using this worksheet.  If you do not have plasticine you could use this recipe to make a natural alternative using household items.  Warning: an adult must help with element!

 

Computing- This term we will be making a basic game using Scratch.  You can find the tutorials here.

 

Languages-  Register to learn Japanese for beginners.

Term 6 Week 7
English / Spelling Maths Topic

Test your spellings by choosing the single player game here.

 

As this is the last week of English I thought that you should consider making a leaflet or write a letter to next year's pupils to help them get an idea of what it is like in Year 5.

 

What did you enjoy?  What have you learnt?  How have you changed?  What did you dislike?  Share some tips on how to overcome any challenges they may have. What do you hope for the future?

Mathletics - many tasks have been assigned.   This should keep you busy!  Log in here!

 

All tasks for the year are now unlocked so test your memory by completing tasks.

 

For those of you who are ready there are some extra assessments based on the whole year 5 curriculum ready for you - so log in and go!

What was the significance of railways in Victorian Britain?

 

Write a newspaper article explaining what you thought the significance of the railways were in Victorian Britain?

 

Did you learn about any other engineering or social project during this time that you thought was more important or had more widespread influence over how we live today?

Additional Subject Areas:

 

Watch a movie! Make a cartoon strip. Weed the garden. Spend time with your pet. Listen to the radio. Ask an adult at home if they need any help with anything. Read a book. Write a play. Make your own computer game. Make a full length animated movie. Go Cloudbusting. Make a den. Write a letter to a distant friend or relative. Ride a bike (safely of course). Pretend that you are Prime Minister and write 10 pledges that you think would improve the world - find out if any politicians agree with you.

 

Most of all - get ready for September by chilling out, relaxing and having fun.

 

Have a great summer and thank you all: Mr Sawyer, Mrs Harding and Mrs Laugharne.