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Welcome to Year 5

Miss Fowler,

Miss Jones and Mrs Harbour

We work with a company called SEND Supported at school and they are releasing newsletters each week offering support and guidance to parents of children who many have additional needs in school. Please find below a link to these newsletters:

There are also lots of other resources and information available on their website. The 'Things to do Issue 2 - Resources' file has some lovely activities for all children regardless of whether they have additional needs or not. There are lots of great visual puzzles and games for children to play so please have a look if you can. There are also resources available now to support with developing children's memory skills in 'Thing to do Issue 3 - Resources.'


Home Learning During School Closure


Every Monday I will upload links onto our 'Class Page' for the week's Maths, English and Project Learning. Mrs Vickers will also read you a chapter or two of 'The Goldfish Boy' by Lisa Thompson, which you'll find in the Year 5 section of the 'Video Resource Centre'. On some days, I will post videos to explain some of the project learning tasks and you'll find those there too. Don't forget to write a blog post or send me an email once a week to show me all of your fantastic learning!


Expected Weekly Learning for Year 5

Daily Reading, 5 Maths lessons, 5 English lessons and 1 or 2 Project Learning tasks depending on the complexity of the tasks.

This is our suggested expectation but we do understand that this may not fit in with the circumstances of all families so please do not worry. As long as children are taking part in small but regular learning experiences this will support a smooth transition back into school.


Other Optional Learning Resources

Feel free to visit and use other optional learning resources available for Year 5 further down this page or use the Robin Hood Weekly Learning Project document.


Monday 12th June-Friday 17th July 2020

This week is the last week of learning before the summer holidays. We have decided to only set the Theme learning for this week. You will need to complete a task per day. Click the pic below to go to the Learning Project document. We hope you all have a good transition session and wish you a wonderful and restful summer holiday.


            Theme Learning: Valuing your achievements

(Click the learning project document below to go to their web page for further details)

             Click the pic link above to take you to the Robin Hood Learning Project


Zoom Chat with Miss Fowler: 

There will be no Zoom session this week due to transition sessions.



Riddle answers...did you beat the riddles from last week?


1:What is always coming but never arrives?



2:What is black when you buy it, red when you use it and grey when you throw it away?



3:What cannot talk, but will always respond when spoken to?


Spelling activities (Word searches, crosswords and more all based on words you need to know by the end of Year 6)

Comprehension tasks to keep your skills alive!


Other sites you may choose to access for additional or alternative learning

We understand that all families are being faced with different demands and challenges and therefore some of you may feel that these alternative resources work better for you and your circumstances:




Useful Links to Practise Key Skills





Oxford Owl- provides access to free e-books (you have to create a free account to view them) 




Your child has an individual log-in for this website. They can play spelling games based on lists of words. 






Use these links to find an interesting image. What do you think is happening? Can you describe what is happening in your exercise book? Can you write a story about it?


On the Pobble 365 website, there is a different image everyday for you to use. If you click on 'Pick a Day' in the right hand corner of the Pobble 365 website you can select an image from any day. 




This blogger has compiled a list of children's authors with great books to read, each author has a few reading based activities on their website. 


Audible has lots of free audiobooks for children while you're learning at home.


KS2 Bitesize English is a fantastic resources to revise SPAG, different types of text and reading.




This website has lots of age appropriate maths resources and they have produced home learning packs for each year group with helpful videos and activities for each day of home learning. 



Maths Mastery have produced lots of fantastic free resources for children to use at home.






This website has lots of interactive Maths games. 


This website groups games together well and you can search by subject.





Times Table Rock Stars - your child has an individual log in for this.




This is a story based maths game which your child can log into with their TT Rock stars log ins.


Other Subjects:


This is a fantastic website with lots of videos, interactive activities and printable resources around all the subjects as well as current events. Great for exploring if you want some extra material in your home learning. Children you can watch the '60 Seconds News' following this link (the same as we watch in class!). 


Once clicking this link, choose 'Espresso' from the drop down log-in menu in the top right hand corner. You have been given, in the front of your exercise books, a username and password for this website. 


With this link you can take a virtual tour around the British Museum, London. 






This website has lots of activities you can do in the garden, as well a lots of information about animals and plants for research tasks.



Find out information and take quizzes using this link.




These games are the first steps of computer programming, they are very engaging for children. 




This is a typing game for children.


Joe Wicks 'The Body Coach' has a series of 5 minute videos aimed at children. He is also running a 30 minute PE session every morning at 9:00 on his YouTube channel (The Body Coach).




This website has fun movement videos for children

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  • Coombe Drive, Binley Woods, Coventry,
  • Warwickshire, CV3 2QU
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