Year 5 – Oak Class

Year 5

We are very much looking forward to welcoming you all back to school soon.

Work to do at home during school closure

Tasks that you need to do:

  • Continue to look at seesaw for some activities to complete
  • Spend at least 10 minutes every day working on your times tables
  • Read at least  3 times a week with an adult and discuss the text
  • Visit any of the recommended websites for additional work.

Useful Information

School Closure

During this time of uncertainty, Ms Jennings and Mrs Bowden will continue to work together to make sure that the children have plenty to do that is related to work in school.

Don’t forget that it is still really important to have a structure to the day and to regularly get fresh air and exercise.

Useful Links

We have compiled web links that we feel would be useful for children and parents. Have a look at our Useful links document for ideas.

The Department for Education have also compiled a list of links for all children. Have a look at the DfE web links 

The link for Purple Mash

BBC Bitesize is a fantastic site for all subjects

Online safety at home for ages 8-10

Online safety at home activity 2 for ages 8-10

Online safety at home activity 3 for ages 8-10

Online safety at home activity 4 for ages 8-10

Link to Forest School Saxon Soup Recipe

Supporting Your Child’s Learning Journey at Home

Below, please find the Statutory Spellings for Y5/6 and a booklet covering  the grammar covered in Year 5.


Grammar Year 5 parents guide

Grammar Year 5 parents guide

Take a look at our writing non-negotiables.  Make sure  you use these to help you with proof-reading.

Year 5 writing


We will be aiming to use Rising Stars online reading scheme so that the children can access books whilst at home. Please find the user guides here.

Reading Planet User Guide KS1

Reading Planet User Guide KS2

Parents often tell us that they struggle to find age-appropriate books that  appeal to children as they reach upper KS2.

Please see our suggested reading lists to get your children inspired.

Year 5 Books

How to support your child with reading