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  • Headteacher: Mrs A Burton
  • Deputy Headteacher: Mrs L Taylor

Week 13

Hello lovely Year 5s,


Week 13 of lockdown (week beginning 15th June)! It feels like a long time ago that we were at school and I am missing you all. Hope you are all getting on ok with your home learning and finding time to do lots of fun and relaxing activities!


This week, we are continuing our Learning Challenge 'What is the impact of International Trade on me?' English lessons will be SPaG and reading focused and Maths will be continue to follow the White Rose scheme.


Remember, if you have any questions or would like to email me some of your fantastic work, then ask an adult to send it to



Week beg. 15.6.20



Learning Activities

Daily Activities


Understand the meaning of vocabulary in context.

(English PowerPoint from slide 1)

Write decimals as fractions.

(Maths PowerPoint from slide 1)

Learning challenge: List and explain the uses of natural resources including oil

(Learning Activities PowerPoint from slide 1)


Spelling practise IDL – (for those that have a login)

Spellings –spellings to learn and activities (English PowerPoint from slide 35)

TT Rockstars

Times Tables




Spell homophones and near-homophones.

 (English PowerPoint from slide 18)

Recognise & use thousandths & relate them to tenths, hundredths & decimal equivalents

(Maths PowerPoint from slide 13)

Art: Create art using mostly natural resources

 (Learning Activities PowerPoint from slide 14)


Retrieve information and key details to answer questions about Captain Tom Moore

(English PowerPoint from slide 29)

Rounding decimals.

(Maths PowerPoint from slide 21)

RE: Learn about the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path

(Learning Activities PowerPoint from slide 17)


See update below about an online assembly.

Retrieve information and key details to answer questions about Martin Luther King

(English PowerPoint from slide 31)

Ordering and comparing decimals.

(Maths PowerPoint from slide 29)

Learning challenge: Investigate the diversity of fresh water supplies around the world

(Learning Activities PowerPoint from slide 20)


Revise and consolidate SPaG knowledge

(English PowerPoint from slide 33)

Solve problems using knowledge of decimals.

 (Maths PowerPoint from slide 36)


(Summer 2 - Lesson 3)

What makes a difference to how fast sugar and salt dissolves?

(See PowerPoint below)

Resources to support learning



On Thursday the 18th June, The Duchess of Cambridge will lead an online assembly for the Oak National Academy during which she will speak about the importance of mental wellbeing among children. The theme of the Duchess’ assembly is ‘spread a little kindness.’ 

The assembly will be live on the Oak National Academy website at 11am on Thursday 18 June and can be accessed here:

It is important that we look after our mental health during these different times so that we can relax and feel happy even though we are not following our usual routine. Hope you are all looking after yourself! 




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