Remote Learning

Remote Learning 22nd February 2021

From Wednesday 6th January 2021, we will move to online learning. Teacher set tasks, online links and further information will be updated below.

Invite links to Teams have been sent via email. Our Y5 timetable is as follows:

8:30 – 8:45 – Microsoft Teams – Maths Meeting & Fluent in 5

8:45 – 9:00 – Timestable Rockstars

9:00 – 9:30 -Opportunity for your child to complete one additional task on MyMaths / Maths with Parents…

9:30 – 10:15 – Microsoft Teams- Maths Mastery

10:15 – 10:30 – Break

10:30 – 11:20 – Microsoft Teams – English

11:20 – 12:30 – Lunch Break

12:30 – 1:00 – Microsoft Teams – Reciprocal Reading

1:00 – 1:30 – Bedrock learning – one lesson.

1:30 – 2:15 – Microsoft Teams – Wider Curriculum

Remote Learning – 22nd February 2021

English – Reading – Louis Sacher – Holes.


Please read with your child daily.

There are four stages to our reciprocal reading:

1) Predict – what do you think this text is going to be about?

2) Clarify – look up any words that you don’t understand using a dictionary.

3) Question – write a question that can be retrieved from the text. Write your answer using a full sentence.

4) Summary – summarise the text in two sentences.

LI: To write a narrative about Stanley’s discovery.

The Discovery

Using their knowledge of the text and the scene from the movie, Children will write their own narrative on Stanley’s discovery.

They will need to use the following Y5 writing features independently and be able to identify them in their writing:

  • Powerful adjectives (describing words)
  • Alliteration (dry, dusty dirt)
  • Figurative language – Personification (the dust danced), Similes (like/as) or Metaphors
  • Fronted adverbials
  • Carefully selected verbs
  • Show not tell sentences
  • Stanley’s thoughts
  • Simple, compound and complex sentences
  • De;de sentences (description ; detail)
  • Present tense – third person

Grammar online lessons:

Spelling – suffixes or past and present tense.

Lessons 1-4:

Bedrock learning

Children should access bedrock learning daily.

The should do no more than one lesson a day and will have to score 60% before progressing onto the next stage.


LI for this week: Translation

In class, we are looking at Fractions and decimals. Please ensure that you use the ‘Mastery Maths Homework guide Spring’ to support you with these lessons, this will help your understanding of how this unit will be taught in school and provides some classroom tasks and follow on suggestions for your child. – this can be found on the Y5 webpage.

Additonal tasks for Translations will be set online via MyMaths, Oak Academy or Maths with Parents.

End of unit 8 fractions, decimals and percentages review:






Please ensure that you sign up to Maths with Parents here: MathswithParents Y5 letter

If you have any problems please contact Mr Hayden on the following email:

My Maths :

User: hfps

Password: Boostholy

Then enter your unique log-in details.

Children should also be accessing TimesTable Rockstars daily.


Join us by following Joe Wicks on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9am.

Below you can find lesson ideas / games to play and stay active whilst at home.

Science / History 22.02

LI: To be able to develop a chronological understanding of the Space Race.

Join our weekly topic lessons on Teams to add to our Space Race time line!

LI: What are forces?

Monday – Lesson 1 – What are forces?

Wednesday – Lesson 2 – How can we measure the size of forces?

Space Art – Peter Thorpe

This term we will research the famous abstract artist – Peter Thorpe.

We will study his style and approach when it comes to abstract space art.

Children will need:

  • A paintbrush
  • Assorted paints / pastels or chalks
  • A space in which they can be creative (outside perhaps)
  • Plain A4 paper and Black A4 card


LI: Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including Russia), and North / South America.

LI: Understand geographical similarities and differences through region, countries, major cities and land use.

As part of our Journeys topic, we will be following the Journeys of the Soviet Union and the USA in the Space Race.

Can you compare these two countries.

Size (population)

Major cities


Power (Wealth)

Location on a map

Involvement in the Space Race – Why did it begin?


Please complete the ‘How to stay safe online’ unit.


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