Year 5 & Year 6 timetable

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11.00am 1.30pm 11.00am


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So that we can enjoy our lessons on Zoom, please try to follow these guidelines:

  • Get dressed.
  • Eat you snacks before the lesson starts – no eating during the lesson.
  • Leave pets in another room.
  • Sit on a chair at a table if possible.
  • Turn off the television and any other background noise if you can.
  • Ask family members to stay away from the camera and not join in with the lesson – they would not be in class with you.
  • Mute yourself unless you want to speak.
  • Put your hand up so that your teacher knows you are waiting or you can use the Chat function.
  • Use the Chat function only for comments related to the lesson. You can chat with each other after the lesson has finished.
  • Remind your other friends in your class that there is a Zoom lesson and they can join in too.
  • Remember that your teacher is teaching you. Good behaviour is expected.
  • If everyone follows these guidelines, your Zoom lessons will be fun and you will make good progress with your work. Remember that your teachers are learning how to do this too.
  • If you are unable to access your Zoom lesson, please ask a parent to phone school.

If you are unable to access your Zoom lesson, please ask a parent to phone school.

Here are some topics we will cover in the Autumn term in Year 5. There are some ideas for learning you can do at home as well as links to websites to find out more information.
Literacy – This term we are learning to use relative clauses and modal verbs. Here is a great website to help you practise all types of spelling, punctuation and grammar: When learning at home you can get better at literacy by doing some of your own writing! Here is a great website for ideas to get started on your own masterpiece:
It is also important to read as much as you can. Books, magazines, newspapers, anything! Remember to use Bug Club as well, making sure you clear any ‘bugs’ before you start a new book!
Maths – This term we are learning to say numbers to 1 million (, to count forwards and backwards in negative numbers( and to add and subtract numbers with more than 4 digits using a method
Remember to keep practising your times tables using the Times Tables Rockstars website:
History – We are learning about Ancient Greece in History. Here is some information about this topic:
At home you could:
  • Create your own Ancient Greek pot.
  • Find out what they ate and making an Ancient Greek meal.
  • Write an information book to show what you know.
Geography –  We will be learning all about rivers. Here is some information:
At home you could:
  • Draw and label all the parts of a river.
  • Research the biggest and smallest rivers in the world and make a presentation on them.
  • Find a river near you and research it online.
Computing –  We will be using Scratch again this term. Have a go yourself at and see what you can do!
Science – We will be investigating states of matter in science this term

At home you could:

  • Bake a cake to show a liquid turning into a solid.
  • Find out what you have in your cupboards (ask permission!) that will dissolve and what does not.
  • Pour a small cup of sugar into a cup of water. Can you figure out how to separate the sugar again?

   Properties and Changes of Materials

Art – Here are some ancient Greek pots: Choose one to draw and colour in yourself!
If you want to explore more subjects, here is a great website to find out some more information