Year 5

As we move forward into Week 4 of the Summer Term, all of the Virtual Learning activities will be uploaded to the VLE only (they will no longer be accessible through this page on the website). To locate this work, children should log in to the school website (using the icon in the top right corner) and type in their username and password - as provided via email or phone call from their class teacher.
Should you have any difficulty logging in to the VLE or accessing any of the work, please email the Year 5 Team ( and we will try our best to support you with this!
We hope that you all have a safe, healthy and happy weekend and we look forward to seeing you all soon when it is safe to do so.
The Year 5 Team
Welcome to the Year 5 Virtual Classroom!

Year 5 Suggested Summer Term Daily Timetable

 If you would like to follow a similar timetable to the one we follow in school, please find some suggested timings for your daily activities below.

Year 5 suggested activity timetable

Suggested daily duration of activity


Try to read non-fiction as well as fiction.

Around 30 minutes each day


You could follow the online Joe Wicks daily work out challenge if you want to on

Around 30 minutes each day


Complete one of the given GPS activities or continue to learn your spellings.

Around 20 – 30 minutes each day


Remember to read through your work and edit it to increase the accuracy of your spelling and punctuation.

Up to about 1 hour


If you find it tricky, explore it on one of the suggested websites (e.g. Bitesize), or if you have understood it and completed it before the end of your daily maths session, go on a maths website to further your learning.

Up to about 1 hour

Additional activity

Complete one of the given weekly activities (e.g. Topic or Science) or have a go at one of the topic linked extra tasks (see list of suggested activities in the ppt) or set yourself (and practise) a personal challenge.



Please note that this is just a suggested timetable as we appreciate that this may be difficult for everyone to follow. However, if possible, it would beneficial for the children to access their daily English and Maths activity and to read.

Thank you for your continued support.


As we are very pleased to hear how brilliantly you are doing with your home learning, we would like to award you with GEMS.  Therefore, we would like you to create a GEMS recording table (you could draw it in your home learning exercise book).  Each day you complete the daily Year 5 daily Maths and English activity on the website (or the learning set by your adults at home), you can reward yourself with 1 x GEMS.  If you do an additional activity, which has been either been set by school or home, you can award yourself with 1 x extra GEMS.


Happy home learning.


Example table below:







Week 1 (number of GEMS)






Week 2 (number of GEMS)






Week 3
Week beginning 4th May 2020
Daily Suggested Maths and English Activities
Week 3 Suggested Additional Activities

Additional Optional Year 5 Home Learning Tasks



As you may be aware from the news, Bitesize have launched a daily lesson programme to support home learning during the summer term. 


If you would like additional activities to do at home, please click on the following link to access these.



 Learning By Questions (LBQ) 

In addition to this, we now have access to a free online resource which can be accessed at home via the following link:


Have fun with your home learning!

Maths with Parents Home Learning
Please can you make sure that you have logged into this (see instructions below), so that you can access the additional maths tasks we will set this term.  A new task will be set each Tuesday, starting from Tuesday 21st April 2020.

Dear Parent/Carers,


To support pupils at Woodloes School with their mathematical learning, please find attached a letter showing how to register for 'Maths with Parents'.

This is an interactive website where your class teacher will assign you tasks for your child to complete with you.  There are videos and support on how to complete the task with your child/children.

Please login using the details found on the letter and then await for tasks!

The first task will be launched on Tuesday 21st April.  This will give you time to register over the Easter break.

Please find attached 'FAQs for parents' to support you with this and if you have any further questions then please email ( the school and your queries will be forwarded to me (Mrs Khaira)

Children & Family Support
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