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Year 5

Suggested Activities: Week beginning 29.06.20

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Please send pictures of all of your lovely work to office@southbankprimary.co.uk

We are really looking forward to seeing all of the wonderful things that you have been doing at home and have loved what we have seen so far 🙂

Fantastic work from Tiana! Lovely to see you trying hard at all of the different activities each week, well done 🙂
Tiana has been busy making some tasty looking cakes!
Tiana has been working extremely hard and has really enjoyed completing fact retrieval tasks. Keep up the fantastic work 🙂
Lovely to see Rebekah working hard and having lots of fun too! 🙂
Zuzanna has been studying the ocean in relation to ‘World Ocean Day’ and has created some fantastic art work along with an informative leaflet. Well done Zuzanna, keep up the excellent work! 🙂
Lovely to hear from you Logan. It sounds like you are having lots of fun and enjoying your adventures 🙂
Great to hear from you Rebekah! I can tell you have had a lovely time exploring new places with your family 🙂
Tiana has enjoyed a lovely half term with her family 🙂
Some more wonderful work from Thomas, well done! 🙂 Keep it up!
Beautiful rainbow crafts made by Tiana this week 🙂
Excellent piece of persuasive writing!
Lovely to see Brandon having fun in his garden and painting too, well done 🙂
Thomas has been really busy this week and has produced some fantastic pieces of writing, well done 🙂
Rebekah has been very creative and has written a brilliant short story too! 🙂
Some more fantastic work from you, Tiana! It’s lovely to see how hard you are working and enjoying some sunshine too! I hear you are onto your 6th reading book at home as well! This is amazing, keep up the excellent work 🙂
This is a lovely piece of work Thomas, that shows us all of the wonderful things that make you smile! I can see you’ve been working hard at home and have completed some fantastic work on purple mash too, well done! 🙂
Logan, it’s lovely to see what you have been up to and I can tell you have been working really hard! Your research on fossils is fantastic, well done!
Tiana, I can see you’ve been working extremely hard at home! Your poem is lovely and your presentation is beautiful too, well done!
I can see you have been having lots of fun completing your tasks at home Rebekah. Your model of the Galapagos Island looks fantastic and you’ve been very creative with your lego as well, well done!

Hello Y5! I hope that you are all having fun and keeping safe. Please click on the link below to read a letter from me, to you.


Choose a book and read  it either independently or with an adult. Try to read a chapter a day.

(Choose a book of your own or one from oxford owl )



Watch the video clip below, then have a go at the following activities

Imagine that you are the child in the video and answer the following questions


A Cloudy Day Poem

Write a poem about a cloudy day. The first verse has been done for you. Make some notes and jot down your ideas, then continue on from the example.

Read the example verse carefully and then add more of your own 3-line verses following the same pattern. The second one has been started for you.

I drift above a busy world,

And watch the frantic lights of ant-sized cars

Carve the darkness into jagged shapes.

I hover over noisy streets,

And hear


SPAG Challenge


Practice the following spellings. When you feel confident, ask someone in your house to test you.

  1. Signature
  2. Sincere
  3. Sufficient
  4. Stomach
  5. Suggest
  6. Symbol
  7. System
  8. Soldier

Challenge: Find out the meaning of each word and write it in a sentence.

Brain teaser

Mr Whoops has jumbled up the following words. Can you correct them for him?

Clue: Maths

1. hspae        2. lamdcei       3.busnoitcra



Spend at least 30 minutes a day practising your times tables. This week , I would like you to select a different times tables group of your choice and practice. Ask somebody to time you writing down your chosen times table and see how quickly you can do it and check if you got all of the answers correct as well. Then go back to it each day and see if you can beat your time. Use youtube times table songs and TT rock stars to help you practice.

Challenge: See if you can go up to 20 times your chosen number!



Convert the time from these analogue clocks to digital time



Fruity Cup Cakes!


Use books and the internet to research the following, then have a go at completing the activities.

Cultural Capital

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Watch the video below

Produce a leaflet for a tourist visiting Pisa. Make sure you tell them everything you know about the leaning tower of Pisa. Inform them on the tower’s history and any other information you have learnt from the video.


Log on to purple mash and have a go at the activities on there.

How many adjectives beginning with the letter ‘S’ can you think of in 2 minutes?

Complete a Joe Wicks PE session daily.

Keep up to date with the news by watching ‘Newsround’ online daily.

Display ‘Magical Moments’ such as independence by completing a task all by yourself!

Quote of the week–  Dream it, believe it, achieve it!

I look forward to reading all of your wonderful ideas! Stay safe and keep smiling, Miss Kirk & Mr Curtis 🙂

Previous work

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