What to expect - Year 5
Y5 Home Learning
Approximate Directed Activity Time - 2 hours 45 minutes - 3.5 hours
Activities can be spread out across the day to suit your circumstances
Ideally, we would like every child to do the following each day.
Read for 30 minutes
Spend around 45 minutes completing the Writing task for the day
Spend 40 minutes completing the Maths task for the day
Practise Times Tables for 10-15 minutes
Complete the day's task set from another subject area (about 30- 45 minutes)
Structured Activities this week
These activities will need an adult to either work with the children or check their work afterwards so that they get the most from their learning.
English: please do the following each day
Reading (approx. 20 minutes)
Writing (approx. 45- 60 minutes)
Maths: please do the following each day
Maths Activities (approx. 40 mins)
Times Tables Rock Stars (10-15 mins)
In the event that children are finishing set work, more will be accessible on google classroom. The children have been shown how to access this.
Username: first name, first letter of their surname @stpetersleatherhead.co.uk
Classroom: Poplar & Hawthorn Home Learning 2020
You should schedule some time each day for your child to work independently from you. Below are some activities that children can complete without (or with minimal) adult support or supervision.
Discovery Education Mini Projects :
https://www.discoveryeducation.co.uk Explore any of the resources in the KS2 section. What are you interested in? It could be linked to your topic, something you covered in another year and want to revisit, the news, or any other area of interest.
Research your chosen area and present what you have been learning about in a mini project. You can produce anything you like based on what you know and have found out – be as creative as you like. You could:
or think of another way yourself!
Purple Mash – Your child was issued with their details for this website last week. Once they login (at the website below) they will be able to access a range of computing, maths, grammar, science, art and topic related activities. Should the period of time out of school extend, we will also set work under the ‘2do’ tab. If your child is unable to login, please let their class teacher know as soon as possible. https://www.purplemash.com/sch/stpeterskt22
Discovery Education (Espresso) – The login details for this website are detailed below. Once they login (at the website below) your child will be able to click on the KS2 tab and explore a range of topics. The science and history tabs are particularly interesting. Username: Student28854 Password: password https://central.espresso.co.uk/espresso/primary_uk/home/index.html
Times Tables Rock Stars – Your child is familiar with their login details for this website as they have been using it weekly as part of their homework. Children should continue to use this resource during this time. The school postcode is KT227JN.
Poggle 353 – A picture of the day is generated and can be used for creative tasks.