Welcome to Year 5

Our teacher is Mrs Newman and our teaching assistant is Mrs Stansfield.

 Year 5 Key Information

Remote Learning - From Tuesday 5th January, most of you will be working remotely. Work will be set daily on Seesaw. We will also feedback to you and communicate with you via Seesaw.  

Homework Dates

Introduction to Year 5 letter 

Meet the Teacher Power Point Presentation

Autumn Newsletter

Spring Newsletter

Key Documents

Please click here for Home School Agreement

Please click here for Year 5 Maths Calculation Policy

Please click here for our whole school Calculation Policy

Please click here for End of Year Expectations Year 5

Please click for further information on grammar

Please click here for further information on spelling patterns broken down per year group

Please click here for further information on Spellings at Home

Useful Websites to support our curriculum

Please click here for a link to a Spellings Page

Please click here for a link to  a Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar page

Please click here for a link to  a Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar for KS2 page

Please click here for a link to a Mental Maths page

Please click here for a second link to a Mental Maths page

Don't forget you also have your login to use Seesaw, Purple Mash and TTRockstars.

Home Learning 

Click here for access to lots of free online books to read.

Learning from home 

Below you will find some useful websites to support you whilst learning from home. These only need to be accessed if you are unable to attend school and have to learn from home.  Further guidance will be sent if learning from home is needed.

PE. and well-being

Please keep active during this time.  You can keep a record of your weekly PE on paper or through Seesaw by uploading a timetable or photograph.  

Active at Home - click here

The ACTIVE AT HOME programme allows children, parents, friends and family to look at some of our fun games that are used in school. You will have access to our lesson plans, videos and diagrams to help you keep active when your children are not at school. 

NHS – Change 4 life - click here

This website shares a number of links and ideas for fun home based activities at home, many of which link with other curriculum areas. 

Youth Sport Trust - click here

You can find a range of PE activities that can be done individually or in pairs/small groups with a focus on the development of physical competence and actively learning the importance of personal skills to support social, emotional and mental well-being. 

BBC Supermovers - click here

A number of activities and videos aimed at primary aged children, linking physical activity challenges with other subject area. 

PE with Joe - Daily PE lessons with Joe Wicks.

Click here for Cosmic Kids Yoga.


Weekly spelling practise is expected to help learn the Year 5/6 statutory spelling words, the more you know the better advantage you will have with your writing.                                                                             https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/239784/English_Appendix_1_-_Spelling.pdf          

Click here for more spelling games from the literacy zone. 

Click here for spelling games  from Top Marks.

Click here for a list of the spelling rules that you need to learn.

Other Suggested Activities for English - SPaG

Some games and English activities to practise your spelling, grammar and punctuation.  Below are more links to use.  Have a go at:



Click here for a selection of punctuation games.

Other Suggested Activities for English - Reading and writing

Click here for some fab reading ideas from the Literacy Shed.  

Fancy writing?  Click here to visit Pobble and to get a picture to inspire your writing.


Remember to continue to practise your times tables weekly


Other Suggested Activities for Maths

Why not challenge yourselves to tackle some tricky maths?  Visit this site where you will find all areas of maths. Each area is explained and at the bottom of each page and it has a 'Your turn' section where you answer questions based on what you have just read and learned. Answers are explained if you don't get it right first time. If you want an Einstein challenge, tackle the algebra sections. 

There are also games and puzzles to to try too. 


Continue to learn and apply your maths skills when taking part in fun maths games on these websites.

Click here for a great maths website with games, quizzes and lots more.

Click here for interactive learning across the maths curriculum.

Click here for free games on Maths Frame.

Science - Forces

See links below to access our summer term units of work for science.


History/Geography  -  Journey, North America

See links below to access our knowledge organisers for our history and geography learning for the summer term.

North America 


Click here for access to the Hour of Code activities.

Click here access Scratch resources.

Click here for code.org courses on programming.


Click here for lots of French games and videos.

Click here for free languages resources from the BBC.

Click here for more free French games. 

Click here to learn a language on Dualingo.


Who's feeling creative today? Why not visit Tate Kids and create your very own master piece in the style of your favourite artist? There are also digital challenges and animations to get your creativity flowing. The Pop Art Andy Warhol challenge is one of my favourites!    https://www.tate.org.uk/kids