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Year 5 - May 21st 2020​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Please note this is a guide of what children will be doing in school, there is no requirement for all of these tasks to be completed each day! Timings are just a guide, do what suits you and your child each day.

Learning Timetable



30 minutes

PE with Joe!

Get active with Joe Wick’s 30-minute fitness videos. You can access today’s video here. This will be live streamed at 9:30am, or available to replay any time after that.

15 minutes

Daily Reading Skills: What happens next?

Read your reading book then write the next part of this text, making sure it makes sense and follows on from what you have read.

1 hour


This week we are doing a Talk For Writing unit based on a short story called Meet the Rhi-swno-zeb-tah. Click here to access the resource pack.

Complete the sentence skills sections on pages 15 – 18 entitled Now For Some Grammar.


10 minutes

Daily Maths Skills

Fluent in Five – have a go at these five fluency questions

  1. 3/5 of 25 =
  2. 78 + 50 =
  3. 3,698 ÷ 8 =
  4. 5 x 7 x 6 =
  5. 600 – 299 =

45 minutes


Convert between pounds and kilograms.

In the penultimate lesson of this unit we are going to investigate the difference between imperial pounds and metric kilograms. As with our exploration of miles and kilometres, we are going to use approximate conversions to solve problems.

This is a link for Oak National Academy, which is an online school that is run by teachers. Your task is to follow the learning journey this week, this includes watching the virtual lessons and completing the activities. You will need to press the 'next activity' button to advance the lesson.

15 minutes


This week’s words are all words with /ear/ sound spelt with ‘ere’

The words are:

sincere, interfere, sphere, adhere, severe, persevere, atmosphere, mere, hemisphere, austere

Complete the Code Word Jumble Puzzle activity.

Lunch Break

20 minutes


Practise your times tables on the website below:


1 hour

RE – Hinduism

Hindu festivals

Here, we look at the Hindu festival of Holi. Read the story of Holi and learn how and why it is celebrated.

Here, you can learn about Diwali. Read about how and why Diwali is celebrated.

5 minutes

Shared Reading

Click here to listen to and follow along with the next instalment of Street Child.