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Welcome to the Year 5 page.

We cannot believe we have reached the end of Year 5. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a fantastic summer holiday and we look forward to see you all in September.

It is not too late to enter your video/picture to the Year 5 TC Talent show. Email them to admin@thomascoram.herts.sch.uk with your class teacher in the subject line.

Click here to find your learning for Monday 13th July and Maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 14th July and Maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 15th July and Maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 16th July and Maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Friday 17th July and Maths answers here

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

  • hindrance
  • identity
  • variety
  • especially
  • awkward

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

  • infinite
  • finally
  • definitely
  • unfinished
  • unattached

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

 

If you missed - or want to check - activities from previous days click the +, below:

Week beginning 23 March 2020

Click here to find your learning for Monday 23rd March

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 24th March

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 25th March

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 26th April

Click here to find your learning for Friday 27th April

Week beginning 30 March 2020

Click here to find your learning for Monday 30th March

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 31st March

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 1st April

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 2nd April

Click here to find your learning for Friday 3rd April

Check out these awesome daily resources

Optional activities: If you are bored and want something to do, maybe you can choose from the list school council prepared: click here.

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

- occupy

- achieve

- embarrass

- bargain

- suggest

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

- international

- interrupt

- intercept 

- antibiotic

- antidote

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

Easter break weeks

Easter activities - Week 1 

Easter activities - Week 2 

And these general Easter activity ideas

Week beginning 20 April 2020

Click here to find your learning for Monday 20th April

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 21st April

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 22nd April

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 23rd April

Click here to find your learning for Friday 24th April

Check out these awesome daily resources

Optional activities: If you are bored and want something to do, maybe you can choose from the list school council prepared: click here.

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

- Guessed

- Guest

- Morning

- Mourning 

- Father

- Farther

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

- Internet

- Interfere

- Interpersonal

- Interactive

- Intermission

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

Week beginning 27 April

Click here to find your learning for Monday 27th April (and answers for maths here)

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 28th April (and answers for maths here)

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 29th April (and answers for maths here)

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 30th April (and answers for maths here)

Click here to find your learning for Friday 1st May (and answers for maths here)

 

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

Serial

Cereal

Who’s

Whose

Especially

Excellent

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

accidentally

actual

actually

continue

eighth

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

Week beginning 4 May

Click here to find your learning for Monday 4th May (and answers for maths here

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 5th May (and answers for maths here

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 6th May (and answers for maths here)

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 7th May (and answers for maths here)

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

accommodate

accompany

aggressive

apparent

- exaggerate

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

physician

optician

magician

politician

- electrician

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

Week beginning 11 May

Click here to find your learning for Monday 11th May and answers for maths here

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 12th May and answers for maths here

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 13th May and answers for maths here

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 14th May and answers for maths here

Click here to find your learning for Friday 15th May and answers for maths here

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

secretary

shoulder

signature

twelfth

variety

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

forwards

- material

- occasionally

- question

- purpose

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

Year 5 home learning science project:

For our science learning last week, we asked you to take pictures of a range of flowers and plants in different colours. Here they are, all together:  

Week beginning 18 May

Click here to find your learning for Monday 18th May and answers for maths here.

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 19th May and answers for maths here.

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 20th May and answers for maths here.

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 21st May and answers for maths here.

Click here to find your learning for Friday 22nd May and answers for maths here.

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

conscious

- marvellous

- disastrous

- mischievous

- lightning

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

anchor

- ache

- Christmas

school

- echo

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

May half term

Click here for May half term activities. 

Week beginning 1 June

Click here to find your learning for Monday 1st June and answers for Maths here

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 2nd June and answers for Maths here

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 3rd June and answers for Maths here

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 4th June and answers for Maths here

Click here to find your learning for Friday 5th June and answers for Maths here

 

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

allowed

- aloud

- steel

- steal

- guessed

- guest

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

- science

- scene

- scissors

- scented

- descend

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

Week beginning 8 June

Click here to find your learning for Monday 8th June and answers for Maths here.

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 9th June and answers for Maths here.

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 10th June and answers for Maths here.

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 11th June and answers for Maths here

Click here to find your learning for Friday 12th June. 

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

neighbour

dictionary

curiosity

desperate

- stomach

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

explosion

conclusion

collision

extension

comprehension

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

Week beginning 15 June

Click here to find your learning for Monday 15th June and the maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 16th June and the maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 17th June and the maths answers here.

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 18th June and the maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Friday 19th June and the maths answers here

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

  • official
  • special
  • confidential
  • partial
  • essential

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

  • special
  • centre
  • century
  • through
  • position

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you. 

Week beginning 22 June 

Click here to find your learning for Monday 22nd June and here for the Maths answers.

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 23rd June and here for the Maths answers. 

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 24th June and here for the Maths answers. 

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 25th June and here for the Maths answers. 

Click here to find your learning for Friday 26th June and here for the Maths answers. 

 

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

  • Excitement
  • Equipment
  • Recognise
  • Definitely
  • Recognise

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

  • meddle
  • medal
  • weather
  • whether
  • team
  • teem

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

Week beginning 29 June

It is not too late to enter your video/picture to the Year 5 TC Talent show. Email them to admin@thomascoram.herts.sch.uk with your class teacher in the subject line. 

Click here to find your learning for Monday 29th June and the answers to Maths here.

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 30th June and the answers to Maths here

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 1st July and the answers to Maths here.

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 2nd July and the answers to Maths here.  

Click here to find your learning for Friday 3rd July and the answers to Maths here

The children returning to school this week will be completing a range of well-being activities about Covid-19. If you are not returning to school, you can access these activities here

 

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

  • Sincerely
  • Embarrass
  • Especially
  • Explanation
  • Temperature

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

  • whose
  • who’s
  • mist
  • missed
  • won
  • one

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

Week beginning 6 July 

Click here to find your learning for Monday 6th July and Maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Tuesday 7th July and Maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Wednesday 8th July and Maths answers here 

Click here to find your learning for Thursday 9th July and Maths answers here

Click here to find your learning for Friday 10th July and Maths answers here

Spellings for the week:

Write out your spellings for the week in your neatest joined handwriting.

  • appreciate
  • competition
  • lightning
  • immediately
  • neighbour

If you are in Mrs Griffiths' Viking group or in Mrs Hall's extra group, here are your spellings:

  • mountainous
  • envious
  • spacious
  • dangerous
  • famous

Activities:

  • Find the definition of any words you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Learn your spellings in the way you learn them best.
  • Put each spelling into a sentence that makes sense.
  • Can you find any other words that fit the pattern?
  • At the end of the week, ask a family member to test you.

 

In addition to the work teachers have set there are lots of links on our Remote Learning page.

For Year 5, there is also:

Home Learning Pack for Year 5, with a guidance and answers booklet and some practical task ideas.

Year 5 Home Learning Projects from Robin Hood Trust: Week 1 – View Here, Week 2 – View Here, Week 3 – View Here, Week 4 – View Here, Week 5 – View Here, Week 6 – View Here, Week 7 – View HereWeek 8 – View Here, Week 9 – View Here, Week 10 – View Here, Week 11 – View Here, Week 12- View Here, Week 13 – View Here, Week 14 – View Here, Week 15 – View Here

Year 5 Home Learning Projects from HCAT: Week 1Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, Week 5, Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9

Mathematical Reasoning activities from Focus Education for Years 5-6

10 days of Home Learning resources from Twinkl (a very large .zip file)

Mathletics Addition and Subtraction work booklet for Year 5 and teacher guide

50 recommended reads for Year 5