Year 5 Home Learning

Please find below a range of FREE educational activities for your child to complete during the school closures.This page will continue to be updated when more resources become available. 

Whilst many of the resources/activities listed below are accessible for primary aged children in general, some are recommended based on the Year 5 objectives from the National Curriculum. Please use and amend to suit the needs of your child. 

Reading 
Your child will have been provided with a school reading book. Otherwise, any suitable text at home would be sufficient. This can be recorded in your child's reading record. 

Spellings 
A list half-termly spellings are available on the class page, along with a downloadable file of the Year 5 Common Exception Words. 

Writing 
Now would be the perfect opportunity for your child to write creatively! This could be fiction or non-fiction, stories, poetry, newspaper reports, persuasive texts...the list goes on! 

Maths
Your child will have a login for Times Table Rockstars and/or Numbots. Thesesites are available on an internet browser or via the free app. 

Other resources/activities 

  • Homework mats are available on the class page with a variey of acitivies to complete. 
  • Twinkl , who offer high-quality resources for all primary-aged children, are offering parents and carers a FREE subscription. Please use the code UKTWINKLHELPS to sign up. 
  • This is a period of uncertainty and, naturally, your child may be feeling anxious about what is happening in the news and on social media. Public Health England are offering a free resource (including information and activities) which may provide some support for you and your family. Click here to access the PHE School Zone.
  • BBC Bitesize offers a range of activites across the curriculum
  • Computing - Scratch Blockly
  • Geography - National Geographic Kids
  • Science - NASA Kids' Club
  • Brain Pop - a variety of educational online games. Some content is free. 
  • Top Marks
  • French (or other languages if you like) - Duolingo. You will need to create a free account to access this material.
  • Downloadable pack from Classroom Secrets offering activities in: Maths, GPS/SPAG, Reading and Practical ideas. 
  • Kahoot! - quizzes