Year Five

Welcome to Year 5. To support your child's learning, we have collated a range of learning tasks your child can access with and without parental support. If you do not have access to a printer, you can just view the documents and write answers. There is no requirement to print!

In addition to the learning tasks below, there are a number of education websites and online education providers that are offering a wide range of free learning resources across all subjects and age ranges. Please look at their sites for free codes and logins. Recommended sites include: offer code: CVDTWINKLHELPS and

Weekly tasks

W/C 23rd March 


Year five are starting a new unit on decimals and percentages. In this unit, the children will learn these small steps: 

  • Decimals up to 2 d.p.

  • Decimals as fractions (1)

  • Decimals as fractions (2)

  • Understand thousandths

  • Thousandths as decimals

  • Rounding decimals

  • Order and compare decimals

  • Understand percentages

Resources to support your learning on decimals & percentages

Online learning games & resources your child has access to:

Children should have their logins on the back of their reading records. If not, please email the office if their teacher is not available and these can be given to you.


In Year 5, your child's aim is to know all their times table and division facts as fast as possible.


Mathletics offers structured step by step instructions of Year 5 maths targets. 

Click the image to go to the site!


Letter Join is an online tool which can model and support your child's handwriting development. 

Click the image to go to the site!

Click on this guide for steps to access Letter Join from a computer, tablet or iPad at home.

Flipgrid is a controlled online video sharing portal. We will be setting a task each week for you to complete!

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Flipgrid 'How to' help video!

Click play to watch the video!



Whilst schools are closed, phonics play are offering free access to parents & carers. This is a great site to support your child's language development.

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Wider curriculum

Science Task

Log on to your Science Flipgrid to see the task that Dr Corney has set for you on the topic of butterfly life cycles.

Whilst schools are closed, white rose maths, which we follows as a school are offering free home learning and resources.

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Whilst schools are closed, Real PE, which we follow as a school are offering free access to home PE activities.

The website address is: 
Parent email:
Password: southmeadp


Weekly tasks

W/C 13th April 


End of Block Assessment 

This is for us to see how much you have learnt over the last two weeks and what you might need more practice on. We will post the answers on Mon 20th April.  

Wider curriculum


Over the next few weeks, your English learning will be combined with Reading and Grammar. This will be based on a text called 'POG'. You will need to read the prologue for POG and complete the tasks given. We suggest you look through the tasks and decide how you will space them out throughout four days (Mon-Thurs) of your week, so that it is manageable for you and the adults supporting you.
On Friday (17th April), we would like you to go to 
This website shows a different picture everyday and is used  by young writers for inspiration. On this day, your picture will be called 'The SkyPath'. Look at the picture carefully and choose a challenge to do. 
Share what you have done with the rest of year five on FlipGrid, by telling us what challenge you chose and what work you produced. We look forward to seeing how creative you are!

Religious Education: 

Your RE learning this week
will be about Easter and how Christians remember the Easter Story at this time. 



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