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Year 5 Homework


The first homework will be set on Monday 10th September.  In the meantime, read regularly and do some Mathletics.  

We LOVE reading!

We LOVE reading! 1

Please remember to listen to your child read regularly every week at home. You can discuss what they like/dislike about their chosen library book, who their favourite characters are, ask them to give you a synopsis of the story or ask them to predict what they think is going to happen.

Sharing books and reading regularly can increase your child's confidence and widen their vocabulary - in Year 5, we love reading!!

Example of questions to ask your child when listening to them read

Letter re homework



As well as completing ONE of the homework sheets for maths, all pupils are expected to score a minimum of 1000 points on Mathletics every week. 




This homework is optional.  


Below is the spelling work we covered in class on Monday.  You do not need to learn the spellings but you could read through the spellings and try breaking them into syllables to help you spell them accurately.


Miss Moore's group have practised again the words they looked at last week.

Word of the week

This work is optional.  

Every week in class, we have a 'word of the week'.  Posted below is a copy of the work done in class.  If you wish to, you can read through this work to remind yourself of the meaning of the word and how to use it in sentences.

Word of the week: summon
Related words: summons, summoned

Read the sentences below which use the word 'summon'.  Can you work out what it means?

What class of words does it belong to: verb, noun, adjective or adverb?
1) When my friend had a nasty accident, we summoned her parents.

2) I had to summon up all my courage to jump off the high diving board. 

3) Every morning, the bell summons us for the start of school.

Now have a go at writing your own sentences using the word summon.