Year 5 - Mrs Richards


  • PE

    In Spring term have PE on a Tuesday and Wednesday.

    Tuesday’s session is swimming so please can children bring suitable swimwear, towel and swimming cap.

    For Wednesday’s session, please ensure that all children have a full PE kit.

    This includes a white T-shirt, black shorts and PE shoes. Trainers are allowed when outside.


  • Reading Books

    Reading books will be sent home daily and we encourage children to read at least twice a week. Your child can earn reading certificates for reading regularly at home.

  • Spellings 

    Spelling is a really important part of our year 5 work. The children will be learning year 5 spelling patterns as well as revising previous spelling patterns, focusing on topic related spellings and common mistakes. Spellings will practised every day in school and a copy will be sent home each week to allow children to also practise at home.


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    Please find in this section a range of links and documents that can be used for home learning. Learning packs are also available from our school reception for each year group.

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    Reading is a great way to relax and have fun. You all have a school reading book and I am sure lots of other books to choose from at home. If you would like some more books to read, you can use our class log in for the Oxford Owl website, where you can access a range of books online.


    Click on the my class login icon.

    Class name: year5lr

    password: year5

    Why don’t you try and write your own questions?


    On Pobble you will find a picture stimulus and a short section of text. You can then answer questions and complete the sentence level activity. The picture should change regulary.


    Extra weblinks

    A range of English games and activities.

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    Writing opportunities

    At this point in year 5, our writing is amazing. Now is your chance to WOW your family at home with your writing skills. Below you will find a range of writing opportunities, but please be creative and think of your own too.

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    Maths Tutorial Lessons – videos, activities and answer booklets to provide maths lessons linked to what your children have been learning in school recently.

    All Home Lessons

    Click on “For Kids” to access some fun games to practise speed of recall of times tables. – hit the button

     This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills.


    Extra weblinks

    BBC Education have produced a whole host of materials for KS2.  Follow the KS2 link and then select either Maths or English.   Each area usually has an information section for reading, plus an activity and then quiz which is marked online.  Some aspects require a subscription.

     A site with both Maths and English based quizzes which are marked as you go along.

    A revision site based upon the old Key Stage 2 Tests but still contains lots of useful information for both Maths and English.

    Here are some useful links for this terms topic work.

    The life and reign of King Henry VIII


  • Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spellings

    These are the spellings that your children will be learning this year. Please encourage them to practice at home as often as they can.


  • Extra Support at Home


    Your children have login details for the following websites which will support them in their homework. 

    Times Tables 

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  • Our Amazing Work

    Here are some examples of the amazing work produced in our class.

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