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Year 5 - Miss Smith and Mr McKenna

Home learning links and ideas 

 

Home learning packs -websites offering a range of resources. 

 

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/ Lots of maths, English and GPS resources.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk Twinkl have opened their site up for free. There are so many resources on here for many subjects. 

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/  Lots of free resources for Primary age

 

List of Maths Websites 

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/

 

http://amathsdictionaryforkids.com/

 

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html

 

http://www.ilovemathsgames.com/

 

http://www.mathsisfun.com/index.htm

 

http://www.mathszone.co.uk/

 

http://www.multiplication.com/

 

http://www.primarygames.co.uk/

 

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths

 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/

 

https://www.themathsfactor.com/ Sign up for free lesson resources and games.

 

Khan Academy
https://www.khanacademy.org Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.

 

Maths Apps

Many of the suggested maths apps on this website are free; others require a payment.

 

www.apps4primaryschools.co.uk/apps/maths/

 

 

  • Oxford Owl - includes a range of activities, top tips and eBooks to help your child with their maths at home.

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/maths-owl/maths

 

  • Maths 4 Mums and Dads - explains some of the milestones children make between the ages of 3-and-11-years-old.

http://www.maths4mumsanddads.co.uk/index.php

 

  • Nrich - A range of maths games, problems and articles on all areas of maths. Parents of Key Stage 1 children should select ‘stage 1’ and parents of Key Stage 2 children should select ‘stage 2’.

http://nrich.maths.org/frontpage

 

English games and links

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

Top Marks has a wide range of educational games for children to play to consolidate their learning.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zv48q6f

BBC Bitesize English

 

https://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/languages/words/naming-nouns/

A set of slide shows, quizzes and games that explain concepts such as nouns and adjectives. Produced by the University of Manchester.

 

https://stories.audible.com/discovery  Free audio books for children. 

Some great topic websites to support your learning at home

(Copy and paste the links into your web browser to access these sites) 

 

www.scholastic.com/learnathome

 

Blockly
https://blockly.games 
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.

Scratch
https://scratch.mit.edu/explore/projects/games/
Creative computer programming

Ted Ed
https://ed.ted.com
All sorts of engaging educational videos

National Geographic Kids
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com
Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science
https://mysteryscience.com
Free science lessons

The Kids Should See This
https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Wide range of cool educational videos

Crash Course
https://thecrashcourse.com
You Tube videos on many subjects

Crash Course Kids
https://m.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids
As above for a younger audience

Crest Awards
https://www.crestawards.org
Science awards you can complete from home.

iDEA Awards
https://idea.org.uk
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.

Paw Print Badges
https://www.pawprintbadges.co.uk
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad
https://www.tinkercad.com
All kinds of making.

Prodigy Maths
https://www.prodigygame.com
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.

Cbeebies Radio
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives
https://naturedetectives.woodlandtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

British Council
https://www.britishcouncil.org/school-resources/find
Resources for English language learning

Oxford Owl for Home
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
Lots of free resources for Primary age

Big History Project
https://www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Geography Games
https://world-geography-games.com/world.html
Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.

The Artful Parent
https://www.facebook.com/artfulparent/
Good, free art activities

Red Ted Art
https://www.redtedart.com
Easy arts and crafts for little ones

The Imagination Tree
https://theimaginationtree.com
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater
https://toytheater.com/
Educational online games

DK Find Out
https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/?fbclid=IwAR2wJdpSJSeITf4do6aPhff8A3tAktnmpaxqZbkgudD49l71ep8-sjXmrac
Activities and quizzes

 

Welcome to Year 5

Your teacher is Miss Smith and your LSA is Mr McKenna

 

Here is a handy list of the weekly activities and what you will need to bring each day smiley

 

Day Activity and equipment required
Monday

After school Art Club

Tuesday

Reading book

Gymnastics - remember your kit.

Wednesday

Homework to be given in

Thursday PE - remember your kit
Friday

Spelling test

Spellings and homework sent home to be learned for the following week

 

A real life musician

Still image for this video
Mr Rob Vincent visited us, we learned which notes sound sad, which sound happy and how to write lyrics. He even played us some of his songs.
We held a Collective Worship assembly to celebrate harvest. Who knew you could make so many other words from the letters that spell HARVEST!

Harvest celebration

Aspirations week

We had a number of visitors to our class this week to talk about their jobs and what or who inspired them. We had lots of questions, especially for Matt who works for Sony Playstation and came to our school when he was a child.
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