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Year 5 - May 22nd 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: Rate My Reading

Read your book aloud to a parent or sibling. Ask them to tell you 2 good things and 2 ways to improve your reading. Try changing the things they suggest and read it aloud again.

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 section entitled Write Away on pages 19-20 to practice using language and sentences that you would use in an information text.


10 minutes

Daily Maths Skills

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

  1. 3 x 0 x 7 =
  2. 94 x 36 =
  3. 800 – 48 =
  4. 5/6 of 42 =
  5. 23,749 – 7,876 =

45 minutes


Apply measures and conversions in context

In the last lesson of this unit, we are going to apply all the work that we have done on length over the past 9 lessons. We are going to explore Leonardo DaVinci’s famous Vitruvian Man, the maths that it holds within it and apply that to our own bodies.

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

Ask an adult to test you on this weeks words.

Lunch Break

20 minutes


Practise your times tables on the website below:


1 hour


Optical illusions and using shading to show form

In this lesson we will look at an Optical Illusion artwork before creating our own. You will learn to shade in to show that an object is three-dimensional

5 minutes

Shared Reading

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