Welcome back to school and to year 5

HOMEWORK (week beginning 21/9/2020)

Reading and learning your spellings ( see word list attached)

Grammar – complete task set on spag.com

Remember to use ‘Mathletics’ (3D shapes in geometry) and ‘Hit the Button’ for multiplication tables.

HOMEWORK (week beginning 14/9/2020)

Please keep your homework folder at home for now.

Reading and learn your spellings

Maths – you can work from the screen and record in your homework folder (no need to print!)

HOME LEARNING – summer holidays (optional)

Computing – online safety


Use these resources to learn about using technology safely, respectfully and responsibly.

BBC Bitesize Daily lessons from 20th to the 24th July, 2020

English – comprehension, diary writing, story writing (using parenthesis), using hyperbole, similes and metaphors.

Maths – decimals, fractions, percentages and area

Topic – history, geography, science and nature explorer

Science – ten activities to do at home to develop your science, technology, engineering and maths skills.


LPDS TV Episode Twelve will be available on YouTube from Wednesday 15th July at 9.30am. Join teaching and learning consultants Rachael Webb and Steven Kenyon in exploring the great outdoors and focusing on key learning in English, history and science. Episode 12 is the extended, Summer Holiday Special.

YouTube: https://youtu.be/5XxpyFKA604

HOME LEARNING UPDATE – scroll down to the bottom for your latest block of home learning (week beginning 13th July, 2020). Don’t forget to follow BBC BITESIZE DAILY and keep reading. Use the book review below and send me your book reviews via email.

Year 5 Parents eve 2019- meet the teacher Mrs Loughran

Home learning week commencing 8th June. 












Hello Year 5,

As we continue with home learning, I will upload work for you each week to this class page at the beginning of each week.

You can contact me via email: a.loughran@grimsargh-st-michaels.lancs.sch.uk. Please keep sending photos of the work you have been doing.

Remember, you also have access to these websites:

Spelling Shed; Mathletics; Education City; Purple Mash; Spag.com;

Oxfordowl.co.uk; Literacy Shed; Pobble365; Kidsinmusuems,org.uk;

History Rocks; French Games; Digital Dialects

BBC BITESIZE DAILY (3 lessons per day – English; Maths + a foundation subject)

Finally some extra links: https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/ link to daily audiobook at 11am
http://blackburn-diocesan-board-of-education.castos.com/ bible podlets https://www.themathsfactor.com/ maths with Carol Vorderman 

HOME LEARNING Week beginning 15th June, 2020



This week is Refugee Week (15 – 22nd June). You might like to have a look at the power point and try some of the follow up activities. 

PE at home links – just copy and paste 

Week 7:   https://lancashireschoolgames.co.uk/year-3-6-spar-lancashire-school-games-activity-timetable/

Week 8:   https://lancashireschoolgames.co.uk/year-3-6-spar-lancashire-school-games-activity-timetable/

Week 9:   https://lancashireschoolgames.co.uk/year-3-6-spar-lancashire-school-games-activity-timetable/

LPDS TV – to support your learning at home by providing fun and simple games and activities.

Episode Eight features English and Literacy Consultant Sarah Atkinson, who gives a rundown of the English Read and Respond units for parents (available free for Lancashire Schools on The Portal). There is also a ‘boat challenge’ from Glenn Swindlehurst at Lancashire Outdoor Education and the game ‘solitaire’ explained by Maths Consultant Peter Toogood.

Episode 8https://youtu.be/OQZ0BdW3IQg



It’s an easy and fun way to keep fit and maintain good health and well being. To get involved and enjoy three new challenges every week, copy and paste the link below:


HOME LEARNING Week beginning 22nd June, 2020



‘Thinkuknow’ is the education programme which protects you both online and offline. Explore one of the six ‘Thinkuknow’ websites for advice about staying safe online.        https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

Here you will find films, storybooks and other fun sites, with plenty of information to help you enjoy your time online and stay safe on the internet www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/young-people/resources-3-11s

Videos about staying safe on line https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/44074704

Coding activities can be found here:   https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn


Create a PowerPoint presentation biography about your favourite sports person, past or present. Headings may include: Early life, Childhood and Schooling, Early Career, Lifetime Achievements, Career Highlights, Family Life etc.Use this e-book as inspiration: I Can Be Sporty PDF Ebook (An interesting e-book about famous sports-people)

Extension: Create a set of Top Trumps of your favourite sports stars. Top-Trump-Template

LPDS TV Episode Nine

Rachael Webb gets scientific with jelly, Rob Musker’s quiz time and Steven Kenyon demonstrates a creative poetry game. Watch episode nine from 9.30am, Monday 22nd June on YouTube: https://youtu.be/5umAf1JkZMk

Reading – character profile

Share interesting details about characters in your story or books you have been reading using this character profile. 

Add letters to the incomplete words in the circles to create full five words. Try it with other letter strings, for example, -ight.

More spelling activities



Every week there are home/school lessons based on the learn series to keep you entertained and learning! Give it a go.

Premier League Primary Stars – check out these challenges for home learning. Copy and paste the link below into your search engine.



Literacy: Remember to have a look at BBC Bitesize Daily

LPDS TV Episode 10 – this episode features a ‘racing rocket’ experiment with Science Consultant Rachael Webb and the second part of Glenn Swindlehurst’s boat challenge.

YouTube: https://youtu.be/WfkroHDTcis

Premier League Primary Starswriting and mathematics challenges

Writing – become a sports journalist and take on the weekly challenge. Make sure you download the resources to help you with writing your match report. 

Mathematical reasoning, problem-solving – tackle maths with this exciting new set of puzzles and games featuring Premier League player cards. Work together as a family to find the answers to our football puzzles – you can even make your own player cards using your data! Take part in our weekly challenge.

Science home learning

Choose a lesson and take part – watch and make notes on the video. Download the worksheets and complete each of the activities provided, referring back to the video as you go.


Art Week on BBC Bitesize Daily – as well as English and Maths lessons this week, it is art week. Lessons will cover musical performance (Monday), artists and art (Tuesday), drama and theatre (Wednesday), singing and well being (Thursday) and ten pieces takeover (Friday).

Assembly – Oak Academy Assembly (Youtube) has ten assemblies for you to watch covering topics such as kindness (Duchess of Cambridge), well being, hope, discovery, resilience and movement. 

PE at home – copy and paste link  https://lancashireschoolgames.co.uk/year-3-6-spar-lancashire-school-games-activity-timetable/

HOME LEARNING – week beginning 13th July, 2020

BBC Bitesize Daily and iplayer

This week, as well as English and Maths lessons everyday, there is a science challenge (Monday), two sports lessons (Tuesday and Wednesday), a dance and music lesson (Thursday) and a cookery lesson (Friday).

Science – choose an area you would like to learn more about, watch the video and complete the worksheet activity. Use the link below.



Premier League Primary Stars – check out these activities across the curriculum and challenges for home learning. Copy and paste the link below into your search engine.