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Year 5 Home learning: 

Over the next few weeks, there will be daily updates on this page of the learning you can do each day whilst at home. 

Please keep in touch with your teachers by sending them a message on Microsoft Teams. (log in with the information you have been provided) 

In this TEAMS program, you can submit work (including photos of work), get feedback and talk with your teachers about any questions / queries you have. 

Friday 12th February 

 

Web Link to Lesson  

Summary Information on Lesson  

Welcome 

Please see the Introduction video within Files, Class Materials, today's folder which will explain which files to use and describe their contents for today's learning. 

 

Grammar 

  1. Please watch today's grammar video. 

2.  Please open up the grammar Assignment document to find the task to complete. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvwwxnb/articles/zshfdxs   

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/english-ks2-ks3-using-punctuation-in-presentations-colons-semi-colons-bullet-points/zhdb47h  

Last week you investigated how to use colons 

(: written using two full stops) within sentences.  Today you are investigating the use of semi colons.  Semi colons are written using a comma and a full stop.  Semi means 'half' so a semi colon means that it doesn't make such a strong stop in a sentence as a colon. 

 

English 

 

 

 

  1. Please watch today's ENGLISH video for all the details you need. 

 

  1. Please open up the English Assignment document to find the task to complete. 

Today you are going to take part in some role reversal.  This means that you are going to act as somebody else - just like Liam in our story!  Today you are a teacher in Year 4.   

 

You are preparing a lesson for home learning and you want to tell your class what has happened so far in the book Cosmic (to summarise the plot - a VIPERS skill).   

 

You are going to use the PowerPoint file in today's English assignment to outline what has happened so far.  Take care to read the details carefully so that you understand the task. 

 

Reading  

1. Please watch today's Reading video. 

2.  Please open up the Reading Assignment document to find the task to complete. 

Today's chapter of Cosmic is called;  

Last Chance To Vote.   

 

Will we finally find out how or why Liam is in space?   

Will he get the votes he needs to be the 'dad' that travels inside the Rocket? 

Maths 

Please watch your group's teaching video in Teams assignments: 

 

Mr Mattingly & Ms Smythe’s groups: 

https://vimeo.com/467109646  

 

Ms Mark's group: 

https://vimeo.com/477527057  

 

Please open up the MATH assignment for your group on Teams to find today's question sheet, type your answers into the word document there. 

 

 

 

Mr Mattingly & Ms Smythe's groups - today you will be investigating how to read timetables.  This is an important skill you will use in everyday life to enable you to catch trains, aeroplanes or arrive for the right lesson at the right time in high school. 

 

Ms Mark's group will be investigating how to measure and compare the perimeters of rectangles. 

Computing 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/live-lessons/safer-internet-day-live-lesson/zdh2wnb  

Watch this Lesson in partnership with the UK Safer Internet Centre,  where we learn about how we can stay safe, responsible and wise in our digital world, with tips and advice from some of the biggest personalities on the web. 

Music 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-imitate-world-percussion-using-sound-sources-found-in-the-home-c5gk4c  

Today's music lesson follows on from the last you completed.  The focus then was to imitate World percussion.  During this session you will create a performance using sound sources at home. 

Physical Activity 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ryf6yEluPiE  

 

Premier Education 'STAY ACTIVE' Home Fitness.  Get your body moving after a day at home.  Join in to stretch and build your fitness.  

Thursday 11th February

 

Web Link to Lesson  

Summary Information on Lesson  

Welcome 

Please see the Introduction video within Files, Class Materials, Thursday 11.02.21. This will explain which files and assignments to use, where you can find them and describe their contents for today's learning. 

Spelling 

Please open up the Spelling assignment to complete today's task. 

Your spellings this week are: 

definite 

disaster 

unhelpfulness 

quadrilateral 

triangle 

overpaid 

oversleep 

mislead 

mistake 

impossible 

deactivate 

defuse 

disallow 

disagree 

tricycle 

 

Following on from Tuesday's task to investigate the meanings of your spellings, can you please now place each word into its own sentence.   

 

These sentences should also include some; fronted adverbials, parenthesis (brackets, commas for dashes to add extra information), adjectives and powerful verbs to make them as descriptive as you can. 

English 

 

 

 

  1. Please watch today's ENGLISH video in Files, Class Materials, Thursday 11.02.21. 

 

  1. Please open up the English Assignment document to find the task to complete. 

Continuing on from Tuesday's exploration of how each of the dads has changed as the story has progressed, today we are turning our attention to Liam and Florida.  Think back over the past few chapters, both Liam and Florida have begun to change.   

 

You are going to give examples of how they were behaving at the beginning of the story and how they are now behaving.  What were they doing and what are they now doing?  What is the author telling us about these characters and how their personalities are developing? 

 

Reading  

1. Please watch today's Reading video. 

2.  Please open up the Reading Assignment document to find the task to complete. 

3. Watch this link that shows what the being inside a real Vortex and experiencing extra g force would be like: 

(Fast forward to minute 2.43) 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/science-ks2-discovering-the-work-of-Sir-Isaac-Newton/zr4mf4j   

Today we are continuing with Cosmic.  The launch day is getting closer, if only a very few people continue to vote for Liam, how does he end up going into space (as we know he does)?  What is going to happen?  Will today's chapter reveal the answer? 

 

There will be some VIPERS questions for your to answer, once you have listened to the next chapter; Gravity is not a trivial monster.  

 

Today’s chapter needs a picture to accompany it.  Can you please use your knowledge and understanding  of Gravity is Not a Trivial Monster to create an illustration to match the events of this section of the book.  If you have paint software on your device you could use that or alternatively draw your image on a piece of paper and send me a photograph (if you can). 

Maths 

 

 

 

Please watch your group's video in Teams assignments: 

 

Mr Mattingly & Ms Smythe’s groups: 

https://vimeo.com/466558990  

 

 

Ms Mark's group: 

https://vimeo.com/477525533  

Please open up the MATH assignment for your group on Teams to find today's question sheet, type your answers into the word document there. 

 

 

 

Mr Mattingly & Ms Smythe's groups - today you will be investigating how to read two way tables.  Two way tables are used to compare two different sets of information or data. 

 

Ms Mark's group will be further investigating measuring and comparing perimeters using grids. 

Computing 

Read the content and then scroll down the page to watch the short film. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zv63d2p/articles/zt9thyc  

Evaluating content and being critical. 

Follow this link to watch a short film to continue with the very important task of keeping everyone safe whilst they use the internet.  

Geography 

  1. Please watch today's geography video. 

  1. Please open up the geography Assignment document to find the task to complete. 

 

Follow this link for a really old music clip: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sj_9CiNkkn4  

Can you spot the link? 

Today we are going to combine our geography unit on maps and our knowledge of the text Cosmic.  One of the reoccurring (keeps happening) themes that Liam discusses is the number of places that are called Waterloo.  Today you are going to find out how many places there are in the World called Waterloo.  You are then going to find out some information about 4 of them.   

BEFORE YOU BEGIN YOUR RESEARCH – WATCH THE VIDEO UNDER TODAY’S COMPUTING SECTION. 

You need to  evaluate the content of the sites you use to make sure you are using safe sites and finding reliable information. 

 

Check with an adult at home if you are unsure. 

 

Use the name Waterloo followed by the name of the country as your search words. 

Physical Activity 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks2-maths-rounding-numbers-with-laura-bubble/zhmrhbk  

Revise your math's rounding skills by moving, stretching and singing along. 

 

Wednesday 10th February:

 

Web Link

Summary Information  

  

Welcome  

  

  

Good morning and welcome to today’s home learning plan.  

  

Today is a little bit different, so watch the introduction video carefully to explain what to do today (in todays file folder)  

  

To submit work, please just ‘add work’ within Assignments.  

Here you can upload a range of documents and  pictures or videos of the work you do at home today.  

  

Take care and happy learning!  

  

Challenge Day  

Today we challenge you to get Creative!  

  

Think back on all the different things you have done this half term and then you can choose what you want to do to show of what you have learned about our latest Topic –  COSMIC

(Including: Forces, Maps, History of Space exploration)

 

Take your time to plan, prepare, organise, research and prepare before creating your final piece of work!

 

Possible ideas include:  

  • Report Writing
  • Create a PowerPoint sharing all your knowledge
  • Write a story
  • A 3D Model
  • A Video
  • A Newspaper front page
  • A factfile
  • A diary entry
  • Paint / Draw / Create

Or anything else you think of! 😊

 

Take your time to choose and create one or more of these things throughout the day.

  

Physical Activity  

  

  

Harry Potter Yoga:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-BS87NTV5I

 

Street dance:  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agezOTZ1RZ8

 

PE at home:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_oIssULEk0

 

How many different ways  can you stay active at home? 

Tuesday 9th February:

 

Link to Lesson  

Summary Information on Lesson  

Welcome 

Please see the Introduction video within Files, Class Materials, Tuesday 9.02.21. This will explain which files and assignments to use, where you can find them and describe their contents for today's learning. 

 

Spelling 

Please open up the Spelling assignment to complete today's task. 

 

Your spellings this week are: 

definite 

disaster 

unhelpfulness 

quadrilateral 

triangle 

overpaid 

oversleep 

mislead 

mistake 

impossible 

deactivate 

defuse 

disallow 

disagree 

tricycle 

 

Your spellings this week continue to use a root word that has had a prefix added to it.  Prefixes are really interesting - just by adding 2, 3 or 4 letters to a root word you can completely change its meaning.   

 

If you know the meanings of either the prefix or the root word it helps to understand the meanings of unfamiliar words.  For example: 

 

bi = two 

tri = three 

quad = four 

 

over = too much 

 

mis = wrong or incorrect 

 

de = changes the meaning of the root word to the opposite. 

 

I have put a list of prefixes and what each means inside my spelling video for today.  How many can you spot when you are listening or reading?  Once you start, you will realise just how many we use in English.   Perhaps you could start a list. 

Can you spot any used inside this document? 

 

English 

 

 

 

  1. Please watch today's ENGLISH video in Files, Class Materials, Tuesday 9.02.21. 

  1. Please open up the document to find the task to complete. 

As we continue to read Cosmic, changes are beginning to occur to each of the characters. No-one is behaving as they were at the start of this story.  As they undertake each task set by Dr Drax, more and more of their true selves is being revealed.  This is particularly true of the adults.  Each adult began by behaving in a very 'dadly' manner.  However, as they are put under more and more stress their true characters begin to emerge.  We are going to explore these changes.  Today we are focussing on the 'real' adults. 

 

Reading  

  1. Please watch today's Reading video in Files, Class Materials. 

  1. Please open up the Reading Assignment document to find the task to complete. 

Today's chapters are The Vomit Comet and Astrogossip (unusually, just one page long!) 

There are some VIPERS questions for you to answer in today's assignment. 

 

Maths 

 

 

 

Please watch your math's group's video inside today's assignment: 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Mattingly & Ms Smythe’s groups: 

https://vimeo.com/466530531  

 

 

Ms Mark's group: 

https://vimeo.com/501678823  

 

Please open up the MATH assignment for your group on Teams to find today's question sheet, type your answers into the word document there. 

If you would like some extra fun follow the link below to join some famous faces from football to explore area and perimeter. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/live-lessons/super-movers-shapes-and-spaces-live-lesson/zdgqscw/  

 

 

Mr Mattingly & Ms Smythe's groups - today you will be further investigating how to read and interpret tables. 

 

Ms Mark's group will be investigating how to compare the area of shapes.  This means how much space does a shape cover. 

Computing 

  1. Please open the computing video inside Files, Class Materials. 

  1. Please open up the computing assignment document to find the task to complete. 

 

 

Today is E-Safety Day 2021.  All over the World people are thinking about the very important task of keeping themselves and everyone they know safe online.  We will be looking at how to do this. 

 

 

 

Physical Activity 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agezOTZ1RZ8  

Join Turbo, a judge on 'Alesha’s Street Dance Stars', as he teaches a street dance masterclass.  This will focus on house dance.  Helping him are the dance group Masters of Movement.  

 

Monday 8th February: 

 

Web Link to Lesson / where to find video  

Summary Information  

Welcome  

Please watch the introduction video in the files, class materials. 

 

Spellings 

Please watch the video going through this week’s spellings and then practice them on the look, say, cover, write sheet in assignments.  

This week's spellings are: 

definite 

disaster 

unhelpfulness 

signature 

quadrilateral 

triangle 

overpaid 

oversleep 

mislead 

mistake 

impossible 

deactivate 

defuse 

disallow 

disagree 

tricycle 

English  

Please watch the English video in files, class materials and then type your story in the document in assignment.  

As it is Monday, let’s get the creativity flowing with a story! 

Using the picture and story starter, can you finish the narrative.  

 

Think of the some of the language features you could include: 

 

Figurative language (simile, personification) 

Expanded noun phrases 

Powerful verbs 

Relative Clause 

Parenthesis (brackets, dashes) 

Range of fronted adverbials 

Direct speech 

 

Reading  

 

Please watch the reading video in files, class materials and then type your answers in the document in assignment. Also, the extract will be saved in assignments for you to read through. 

 

Story time with Miss Smythe reading the next chapter of Cosmic, The Vomit Comet. 

 

 

We will be returning to visit Grandpa and his cat called Alice.  

 

 

 

Again, we will be practicing our inference skills. Using evidence from the text to make sensible assumptions.  

Maths  

 

Mr Mattingly & Miss Smythe’s groups: 

Using line graphs to solve problems 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/ year-5/week-7-statistics/ 

 

 

 

Ms Mark's group:   

Counting Squares 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/spring-week-4-measurement-area/ 

 

Maths sheets are saved under assignments. There is a question sheet and then a document for you to type your answers.  

 

Mr Mattingly & Miss Smythe’s groups:  

 

In today’s lesson you will be looking at using line graphs to solve problems. 

 

 

 

Ms Mark:  

 

Your lesson today will be counting squares to work out the area of a shape. 

Science 

Please watch the science video below: 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons /which-factors-affect-an-objects-ability-to-float-ccv3ac?activity=video&step=2&view=1 

 

 

You can record your answers on the document in assignments.  

In this lesson you will be examining the factors that affect an object’s ability to float and the key terms of buoyancy and upthrust.  

 

 

There is an investigation at the end. If you have these items around the house, you will be testing if they float in water. 

Coin 

Paperclip 

Small piece of paper 

Pencil 

Blue Tac 

 

 

Physical Activity  

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gZqbK1REVw 

The Body Coach’s latest work out! Have a go and get moving. 

 

 


Year 6 Home learning: 

Over the next few weeks, there will be daily updates on this page of the learning you can do each day whilst at home. 

Please keep in touch with your teachers by sending them a message on Microsoft Teams. (log in with the information you have been provided) 

In this TEAMS program, you can submit work (including photos of work), get feedback and talk with your teachers about any questions / queries you have. 

Friday 12th February 

 

Web Link to Lesson 

Summary Information 

Welcome  

 

 

Video in class material files, Friday 12th folder. 

Good morning and welcome. From Barak or Baz as he’s known to his thought-wolf pack. He’ll take you through the lessons for today. 

 

Spelling / Handwriting 

 

 

Video in class material files, Friday 12th folder. 

Your spelling test for the end of the week.  

English  

Writing / Comprehension 

 

Video in class material files, Friday 12th folder. 

Today you will be writing a book review of Brightstorm by Vashti Hardy. 

Reading  

 

Chapter 30 https://youtu.be/5e0px0Y1q3E 

Chapter 31 https://youtu.be/5e0px0Y1q3E  

The final two chapters.  

Chapters 30 and 31 of Brightstorm read by Mrs Gray & Mrs Bennett. Author Vashti Hardy, Illustrator George Ermos.  

These videos are allowed with kind permission of Scholastic UK. 

Maths  

 

 

 

 

Mrs Maskell’s Maths 

Spring Week 6 - Statistics | White Rose Maths  

Bar Charts 

 

Mrs Gray’s and Mrs Bennett’s Maths. 

Spring Week 6 - Number: Algebra | White Rose Maths 

Solve simple one-step equations. 

 

White Rose Maths. Here is the next video lesson to watch and take part in then, as usual, an assignment set for you to complete.  

 

Foundation Subject  

IT 

 

Your video from Mrs Bennett is in the Friday 12th folder in class files. 

 

Your coding 2Do tasks are set for today in Purple Mash. 

 

Some more fun coding. 

Clocks, magicians and monkeys. The best way to end the half term! 

Physical Activity  

 

5 Minute Move | Short energising workout for kids and schools - YouTube 

A great workout to get that blood pumping and hearts beating faster.  

Bonus content 

 

TASKMASTER 

Earn extra housepoints! 

Get on the leaderboard! 

TASK 23:  

Make or draw a rainbow without using pens, pencils or crayons. 

 

Thursday 11th February

 

Web Link to Lesson 

Summary Information 

Welcome  

 

 

Video in class material files, Thursday 11th folder. 

Good morning and welcome. Mrs Bennett will introduce today’s learning to you 

 

Spelling / Handwriting 

 

 

Video in class material files, Thursday 11th folder. 

Handwriting with Mrs Bennett. Has she mastered the tablet yet and improved her handwriting? 

English  

Writing 

 

Video in class material files, Thursday 11th folder. 

Today you will be using your research notes to write your explanation texts for how an appliance works. 

English 

comprehension 

 

Video in class material files, Thursday 11th folder. 

Mrs Bennett explains prediction – the P from reading VIPERS. Task in assignments. 

Reading  

 

Chapter 28 https://youtu.be/rEPs0HPsWcE  

Chapter 29 https://youtu.be/dT4lSut1cpo  

Chapter 28 and 29 of Brightstorm read by Mrs Gray and Mrs Bennett. Author Vashti Hardy, Illustrator George Ermos. These videos are allowed with kind permission of Scholastic UK. 

Maths  

 

 

 

 

Mrs Maskell’s Maths 

Spring Week 6 - Statistics | White Rose Maths  

Draw Bar charts. 

 

Mrs Gray’s and Mrs Bennett’s Maths. 

Spring Week 5 - Number: Algebra | White Rose Maths 

Forming equations. 

White Rose Maths. Here is the next video lesson to watch and take part in then. 

 

Mrs Maskell’s, group this is an activity lesson so you’ll need pencil and paper to complete the tasks in the video and use the assignment sheet to help you collect the data you need. 

 

For Mrs Gray’s and Mrs Bennett’s group there is also an assignment set for you to complete.  

 

Foundation Subject  

History 

Video in class material files, Thursday 11th folder. 

Another brilliant video from Mrs Gray all about the Maya. This time it’s about gods and religion.  

 

Physical Activity  

 

Level Up 2! (Video Game Workout For Kids) - YouTube 

Instead of sitting a playing a video game on screen pretend you’re in one and be active. 

 

Bonus content 

 

TASKMASTER 

Earn extra housepoints! 

Get on the leaderboard! 

TASK 22:  

Build a tiny house using only things you can find at home. 

Wednesday 10th February:

 

Web Link to Lesson  

Summary Information  

Welcome  

  

  

Good morning and welcome to today’s home learning plan.  

  

Today is a little bit different, so watch the introduction video carefully to explain what to do today (in todays file folder)  

  

To submit work, please just ‘add work’ within Assignments.  

Here you can upload a range of documents and  pictures or videos of the work you do at home today.  

  

Take care and happy learning!  

  

Challenge Day  

Today we challenge you to get Creative!  

  

Think back on all the different things you have done this half term and then you can choose what you want to do to show of what you have learned.  

  

Ideas include:  

  • Create a brochure for a journey on the Aurora. 

A bit like a cruise. What is the accommodation like? Where are you visiting, what is there to see there? 

What food will you be served? 

Research brochures for holidays to see what sort of things to include. 

 

  • Write and perform a rap about The Maya or even the Brightstorm story. 

 

  • Create a 3d map of the continents of Brightstorm with ice mountains and the deserts of the second continent etc. You could even include the buildings of Lontown on it. Like the Lontown Geographical Society and The Slumps. 

 

  • Create an information powerpoint about The Maya – research online. 

 

  • Science and classification – create a classification map and document of the sapients in Brightstorm.  

 

  • Make a 3d model of the Aurora 

 

  • A 3d map of central America with Maya stelas, step pyramids, crop fields etc 

 

  • A project on explorers including the Brightstorms, The Culpeppers and even Ernest Shackleton (real and fictional characters).  

 

  • Create a scrapbook in the style of My Secret War Diary by Maisie Albright but about the Brightstorm  twins adventure. 

 

 

  

Weblinks  

Use the below to help you gather more information if needed:  

Home - Maya Archaeologist - Dr Diane Davies 

 

Vashti Hardy Author 

 

Phillip Martin Homepage    

(Website for historical clipart) 

 

Maya Civilization for Kids: Daily Life (ducksters.com) 

 

Explorers for Kids (ducksters.com) 

 

Classification  Biology for Kids: Scientific Classification (ducksters.com) 

 

Travel Brochure How to make a travel brochure! - Fun Kids - the UK's children's radio station (funkidslive.com) 

 

Rapping  6 Steps for Kids to Start Creating Rap! | Raising Creative Children 

 

 

Physical Activity  

  

Staying active at home - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oc4QS2USKmk  

  

Yoga for Kids:  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X655B4ISakg  

 

Disney dance:  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxgD9P-kMjE  

 

How many different ways can you stay active at home? 

Tuesday 9th February:

 

Web Link to Lesson 

Summary Information 

Welcome  

 

 

Video in class material files, Tuesday 9th folder. 

Good morning and welcome. Mrs Bennett will introduce today’s learning to you. 

 

Spelling / Handwriting 

 

 

Video in class material files, Tuesday 9th folder. 

Day two of our ‘ure’ spellings and we are looking at the different way the letters sound at the end of different words. 

English  

Writing 

 

Video in class material files, Tuesday 9th folder. 

Today you will be researching & planning your explanation texts for how an appliance works. 

English 

comprehension 

 

Video in class material files, Tuesday 9th folder. 

Mrs Gray guides you through today’s comprehension using an extract from Chapter 25 of Brightstorm. 

Extract of the text and your activity are in assignments. 

Reading  

 

https://youtu.be/lFTbHWhakzg  

The four intrepid explorers make their way through the mountain, but what will they find on the way? 

Chapter 26 of Brightstorm read by Mrs Gray. Author Vashti Hardy, Illustrator George Ermos. These videos are allowed with kind permission of Scholastic UK. 

Maths  

 

 

 

 

Mrs Maskell’s Maths 

Spring Week 6 - Statistics | White Rose Maths  

Using pictograms  

 

Mrs Gray’s and Mrs Bennett’s Maths. 

Spring Week 5 - Number: Algebra | White Rose Maths 

Looking at formulae  

White Rose Maths. Here is the next video lesson to watch and take part in then, as usual, an assignment set for you to complete.  

 

Foundation Subject  

IT 

 

There are two videos for this lesson in class material files, Tuesday 9th folder.  

‘What can you trust online’ and a video from Mrs Bennett. 

 

There is a quiz assignment and a 2Do set for today in Purple Mash. 

 

Staying safe online. 

We are all using the internet far more than normal as we learn online and use its resources to help us learn, what better time than Safer Internet Day to remind us of ways to keep safe when using the World Wide Web. 

Physical Activity  

 

SPIDER-VERSE KIDS WORKOUT (MILES MORALES) - YouTube 

Are your spideysenses tingling? Keep yourself in shape like spiderman with this superhero workout. 

 

Don’t forget to fill in your daily well-being chart 

Bonus content 

 

TASKMASTER 

Earn extra housepoints! 

Get on the leaderboard! 

TASK 21:  

Design your very own ice cream and give it the best ice cream name ever! 

Monday 8th February: 

 

Web Link to Lesson 

Summary Information 

Welcome  

 

 

Video in class material files, Monday 8th folder. 

Good morning and welcome. Mrs Gray will introduce today’s learning to you. 

 

Spelling / Handwriting 

 

 

Video in class material files, Monday 8th folder. 

It’s Monday again and time to learn a new set of spellings with a new rule. This week we are looking at the ‘ure’ letter string. 

English Writing 

 

Video in class material files, Monday 8th folder. 

Today you will be writing more of your explanation texts. 

Reading  

 

https://youtu.be/EHFoeRLdq6c 

Maudie and Arthur are in trouble with Harriet for going to the Victorious. Tuyok has been shot, Arthur is heartbroken, but the children’s journey continues. 

 

Chapter 25 of Brightstorm read by Mrs Bennett. Author Vashti Hardy, Illustrator George Ermos. These videos are allowed with kind permission of Scholastic UK. 

Maths  

 

 

 

 

Arithmetic questions are set in assignments. 

A change from the usual White Rose Maths.  

 

Today, we have another set of arithmetic questions for you to keep your knowledge of calculation up to date. 

 

Foundation Subject  

Art 

 

Video in class material files, Monday 8th folder. 

 

How To Draw a Quick, Simple, and Easy Self-Portrait – YouTube 

 

 

So, all tied in with our work on explorers and the Maya, we are looking at the artist Frida Kahlo, who was from Mexico, Central America. She was around a lot later than the Maya but her work reflects where she comes from.  

 

You will then be creating a self-portrait in her style! 

 

Physical Activity  

 

Active 8 Minute Workout Featuring Harry | The Body Coach TV - YouTube 

A great daily workout with The Body Coach. 

 

Don’t forget to fill in your daily well-being chart 

 

Bonus content 

 

TASKMASTER 

Earn extra housepoints! 

Get on the leaderboard! 

TASK 20:  

Using only one slice of bread, make yourself the best eyebrows, moustache and beard before sending in a selfie or yourself. 

 

 

 

Year 5 Yearly Subject Overview 

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

1

2

1

2

1

2

After a Storm…

Victorian World

Earth & Space

Earth & Space

Time Travel

Along the shore

English

Recovery Curriculum

Street  Child

Lady of Shallot

Suggestions:

Cosmic – Frank Cottrell Boyce

The War of the Worlds HG Wells retold by Eric Brown

Sputniks Guide to Life on Earth – Frank Cottrell Boyce

Here we Are

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and The Space Race – Simon Bartram

Ask an Astronaut – Tim Peake.

How to be an Astronaut and other Space Jobs – Dr Sheila Canani

The Time Travelling cat and the Egyptian Goddess

The Mystery of the Egyptian Temple

Flotsam

Writing

Plan his/her writing of narratives by considering how authors have developed characters and settings in what the class have read, listened to or seen performed.

Draft and write by selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary.

 

Proof-read for punctuation errors, including use of brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis; use of commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity.

 

Draft and write by selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary.

Draft and write by linking ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time e.g. later, place e.g. nearby and number e.g. secondly or tense choices e.g. he had seen her before.

Use different verb forms mostly accurately with consideration for audience and purpose.

Evaluate and edit by ensuring mostly consistent and correct use of tense throughout a piece of writing.

Plan his/her writing by identifying the audience for and purpose of the writing, using other similar writing as models for his/her own.

 

Draft and write by using further organisational and presentational devices to structure text and to guide the reader e.g. headings, bullet points, underlining.

Evaluate and edit by ensuring correct subject and verb agreement.

Mathematics

Number: Number and Place Value. Addition and Subtraction

Statistics multiplication & division; perimeter and area

Number: multiplication & division; fractions; decimals and percentages

White Rose scheme

Number: decimals; geometry: properties of shape, position and direction; measurement – converting units & volume

White Rose scheme

Science

 

Properties of materials

Forces

Earth and Space

Animals including humans

 

Living Things - life cycles

History

 

Victorians

Research skills – space exploration in the past

Research skills – space exploration in the past

Ancient Civilisations - Egyptians

 

Geography

 

 

UK & Europe

Mapping

World maps – continents & countries

World maps – continents & countries

Different Locations

(North French coast – compared to Southend coastline)

RE

 

Why do some people think God exists?

If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship?

 

What would Jesus do?

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?

ICT

 

Excel

Coding

E-Safety

Databases

3D Modelling

Concept Maps

PE

Basketball

Games

Basketball

Swimming /

Basketball

Athletics

Basketball

Tennis

French

En route pour l’école

Bon appétit

 

The planets

The Four Seasons

Beach scene

Art

 

Street Child/ Monet poppy/ William Morris**

Mixing colours

Mixing colours

Egyptian  hieroglyphs – explaining choices for materials used.

 

Clay

Sea creatures and shells

D & T

 

 Victorian Samplers

Lady of Shallott Castle

(Prototypes)

Building 3d structures

Memo Boards

Prototypes

Ancient Egyption

Temples or Sarcophagus  

Food -

Beach picnic

Music

 

Cyclic Patterns – Exploring Rhythm and Pulse

 

Journey Into Space – Exploring Sound Sources

 

Songwriter – Exploring Lyrics and Melody

PSHE

Physical health and wellbeing

Identity, society and equality:

Stereotypes, discrimination and prejudice

(including tackling homophobia)

 

Keeping safe and managing risk:

When things go wrong

 

Mental health and emotional wellbeing:

Dealing with feelings

 

Drug, alcohol and tobacco education: Different

influences

 

Careers, financial capability and economic

wellbeing: Borrowing and earning money

 

Trips

 

None due to C-19

None due to C-19

 

 

Beach Visit

 

 

Year 6 Subject Overview 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

1

2

1

2

1

2

After A Storm…

Secrets and Soldiers

Exploration and Invention

Exploration and Invention

Man vs Nature

Man vs Nature

English – Text

Recovery Curriculum

Letters from the Lighthouse

When We Were Warriors

D-Day Dog

The Arrival

How Does a Lighthouse Work?

 

Brightstorm

Visual text – Pobble 365

Literacy Shed films

N.F. texts on the Maya

 

 

Shackleton’s Journey,

Children of the Corn,

N.F. texts on Antarctica

 

Malamander

 Boy in the Tower

Malamander

 Boy in the Tower

Mathematics

Number: Number and Place Value. Addition and Subtraction

 

 

Number and Place Value. Addition and Subtraction. Multiplication/

division

 

Number - fractions; geometry – position and direction

Decimals, percentages, algebra,

Perimeter, area, volume, converting units.

Geometry – properties of shape; problem solving; statistics; investigations; ratio

Transition to KS3 maths

Writing

Diary writing / recounts / letters / drama

NPP / narrative / poetry / explanation

Diary writing / recounts / letters / narrative/drama

narrative / poetry / explanation

Drama / spoken word

Transition writing

Science

 

Light/ Electricity

Animals including humans

Link to Thought Wolves in Brightstorm and Sled dogs in Shackleton

Working scientifically – scientific enquiry and skills

Living Things

 

Evolution and Inheritance

History

 

Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world 1901 to the present day

 

A study of the Maya

Central America – Comparing to Anglo Saxon Britain

 

 

Local study

Gunners Park and Garrison development

 

 

 

Geography

Locational and place knowledge

Investigating and locating major world cities / locations from WW2

Geographical Skills and Field Work

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital media to locate countries (Europe)

Use four and six figure grid references

Compass points

Is Fairtrade Fair?

Locational Knowledge

World Rivers

Human and physical geography

Rivers: trade links, natural resources including energy, food, minerals & water. Compare geographical areas

Geographical Skills and Field Work

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital media to locate countries

Use four and six figure grid references

Interpret OS Maps

RE

 

What matters most to Christians and Humanists?

 

What do religions say to us when life gets hard?

Is it better to express your religion in arts and architecture or in charity and generosity?

 

ICT

Researching on the web, emailing and blogging; e-safety

e-safety

Stop frame animation,

spreadsheet modelling; e-safety

Writing algorithms,

debugging programs; e-safety

PE

Games

Basketball

Gym

Games

Basketball

Athletics

Games

 

French

Conversation

Days, months, calendar

Ordinal numbers

How old are you?

Classroom equipment

Seasonal language

Singular and Plurals

 

Time and Travel

The school day

More school day

Animals

Family

Rhymes and songs

Male and Female

 

Weather

Art

Create Sketch books to record observations

Sketching

Portraits/self portraits

Posters and flags

Collage

Using different mediums

Wartime posters

Art History/Artist

Study a war-time artist Henry Moore

 

Create Sketch books to record observations

Sketching – ice caps and snow

Sculpture – Thought wolves - modroc

 

Art History/Artist

Study of Stefan Smith (Insta Craftworks)

Architecture (Citadel – Brightstorm – Gaudi)

Create Sketch books to record observations

Sketching – action portraits

Photography – sporting events

Painting & printing - pop art subject based on Bluchers

Art History/Artist

Study of Darwin

D & T

Cooking and nutrition

Savoury recipes using rations

Research, plan and cook a savoury dish

 

Mechanism

Research, design and make a moving cam model.

 

 

Music

Music for relaxation and mental well being

Roundabout – Exploring Rounds

Music of WW2

Composers linked to explorers’ topic – John Adams

 

Composers linked to explorers’ topic - Dvorak

 

Performing – year 6 production

Who Knows? – Exploring Musical Processes

PSHE

Mental Health & wellbeing

Relationship and Sex education:

Healthy relationships

 

Drug, alcohol and tobacco education:

Weighing up risk

 

Identity, society and equality:

Human rights

 

Mental health and emotional wellbeing: Healthy

minds

 

Keeping safe and managing risk:

Keeping safe - out and about

 

FGM

Trips

None due to C-19

None due to C-19

 

 

 

Beach visit