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Welcome to Year 5

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Hello Year 5!

Here you will find updates and printable activities to complete at home. These can also been accessed by logging onto your own website account, where you can also send me emails or pictures of work you have completed.

Miss Williams

Week 7 Activities

Week 6 Activities

Week 5 Activities

Week 4 Activities

Week 3 Activities

Week 2 Activities

Week 1 Activities


Curriculum Information

Useful links

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar games

A variety of great games here.

 The BBC bitesize spelling and grammar learning activities and games.

Sites with many Maths resources:

http://resources.oswego.org/games/  Many maths games here. The Ghost Blaster games are great for mental additions and subtractions

  This is the Woodlands Junior School site’s  Maths Zone link.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/BBC Bitesize

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button Hit the Button, of course. Mainly multiplication and division but there are number bond exercises here too, which are useful.

Recommended Reading List

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Other information

The Curriculum Newsletter explains the general themes and learning objectives for each term this year.

We have PE on Monday and Thursday. The children are expected to take care of their PE Kits and make sure they have it in school on the correct days.

Homework is handed out on a Friday and returned the following Wednesday.

Spellings are tested on Wednesday.


Years 5 and 6

The following spelling rules and patterns will be taught:

  • Words ending -cious and -tious such as 'delicious' and 'superstitious'
  • Words ending -cial and -tial such as 'special' and 'partial'
  • Words ending -ant, -ance and -ancy such as 'hesitant', 'hesitance' and 'hesitancy'
  • Words ending -ent, -ence and -ency such as ‘patient’, ‘patience’ and ‘frequency’
  • Words ending -able / -ably and -ible / -ibly such as 'comfortable' / 'comfortably' and 'horrible' / 'horribly'
  • Adding -ing / -ed to words ending -fer, for example: 'prefer', 'preferring' and 'preferred'
  • Use of the hyphen, for example: 'co-ordinate', 're-enter'
  • Words containing ie / ei, for example: 'piece' and 'ceiling'
  • Words containing ough and looking at the different sounds this grapheme makes in different words, for example: 'enough', 'through', 'although', 'plough'
  • Silent letters in words such as 'doubt', 'thistle' and 'knight'
  • Homophones (words which sound the same but are spelled differently) for example: 'principle' and 'principal'

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