Kingfisher Year 5 2019 - 2020

Welcome to Kingfisher Class

The Team

Class Teacher: Mrs Harvey

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Heyes, Mrs Jones, Mrs Morgan and Mrs Henderson

Free First News Children's Newspaper to download  -click here

If you do not have your child(s) Times Tables Rockstars login details, please email their name and class to and we will reply to you with the login details in due course.

Target work

Why not start the day with a PE workout from body coach Joe Wicks - Click here


Week 2

Monday - Comprehension - Ten Ways You Can Help Against Climate Change

Text - click here

Questions easier - click here

Questions harder - click here

Tuesday - Grammar

Using relative clauses powerpoint - click here

Using relative clauses activity 1 - click here

Using relative clauses activity 2 - click here

Wednesday - Grammar

Omitting relative pronouns powerpoint - click here

Omitting relative pronouns activity 1 - click here

Omitting relative pronouns activity 2 - click here

Thursday / Friday - Writing (Describing a character) 

Lesson plan - click here

Lesson powerpoint - click here

Task powerpoint (choose Bronze, Silver or Gold activity) - click here

Task PDF (choose Bronze, Silver or Gold activity) - click here

Images powerpoint - click here

Images PDF - click here


Listen to a story for 20 minutes every day - ELEVENSES WITH THE WORLD OF DAVID WALLIAMS - Click here

Spelling Week 2

Please spend time practicing each of the following spelling patterns on Spellingframe. Try to spend up to 20 minutes practicing spellings each day. Complete the test after your practice for each of the following: - click here - click here

Maths Week 2

Monday to Friday - Main Topic -  Decimals, Percentages and Fractions - Week 2

Week 2 - click here

Choose a day that suits you to do  Arithmetic test 1 - click here

Scroll down to 'Files to Download' and use 'Arithmetic Revision Posters' to help you with any arithmetic questions that you couldn't answer.

In addition to the above work we ask that pupils spend time every day on TimesTable Rockstars (Link can be found futher down the page. All children have logins and parents were given logins at the October parents meeting).

RE - Week 2

Lesson 1 - Holy Week powerpoint - click here   Holy Week activity -click here

Lesson 2 - Palm Sunday powerpoint - click here  Palm Sunday activity - click here

Lesson 3 - Maundy Thursday powerpoint - click here  Maundy Thursday activity - click here

Topic (to be done over week 1 and week 2)

Geography - Year 1-6 Countries Around the World Game - click here

Music - Go to the 'General Home Learning' page and choose an activity from the BBC ten pieces. It has a number of listening activities and plans for a range of classical music. 

Art - Tate Liverpool -paint-draw/make-pop-art-warhol - click here

History -  Liverpool War Museum free WW2 history lesson on Facebook Live (also to be put on Youtube) - Click here


KS2 Animal Behaviour Collection- Click here


General Home Learning Links

We have listed some free home-learning resources that you may be interested in completing with your child(ren). Please click on each link to download and access the materials.

TWINKL Year 5 Interactive Closure Pack

Classroom Secrets Home Learning Pack Year 5 (zip file)

Tts Home Learning Book (age 7-11)



Religious Education (RE)


"The Lent calendar is full of simple ways for the children to focus on helping others in need, and developing a sense of the wider world, and how we serve God when we serve others." To access the Mission Together Lent Calendar click here.


"Follow our 2020 online Lent calendar to reflect, pray and take global justice actions throughout the season of Lent." To access the CAFOD Lent calendar click here.

"Prayers and resources for children's liturgy catechists.In the Year of the Word, use these Gospel reflections, prayers, songs and activities to help children listen to the God who speaks" To access the Children's liturgy page click here.


Physical Education (PE)

Please click on the logo to access each website.

“Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts”



“Kids need to be active for 60 minutes a day. From our fun 10 Minute Shake Up games to information about active hobbies and sports, here's everything you need to get your family moving.”



Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation website for children.



There are a number of video guides and activities for various maths topics on BBC bitesize. Please click on the logo to access the website.


White Rose are busy preparing free packages for schools to use, including video tutorials. We will make these available here as soon as they are available.


Times Tables


Children are expected to know all of their tables up to 12 x 12 and associated division facts by the end of Year 4. Please ensure that the children keep their recall skills sharp. Please click on the logo to access the website.

The children should be reading every day. We would recommend two sessions of around 20 minutes each. Please listen to them read out-loud as often as possible and discuss any vocabulary that they are not sure of.


Twinkl 60 second reads
A short text, followed by some age-appropriate comprehension questions. Click on the image above to download the resource. 


Reading Eggs are offering a free trial to their junior reading resources - Reading Eggspress. click above to access the free trial.


BBC Bitesize

There are a number of video guides and activities around spelling and grammar on BBC bitesize. Please click on the logo to access the website.



Children need to be able to read and spell all of the Year 3/4 words. Year 5 and 6 children should also be able to read, understand and spell the Year 5/6 words in their writing . They also need to learn any spelling patterns and rules that are taught in class and then sent home. Click above to see the appropriate spelling list.



Explorify has a range of scientific investigations suitable for all ages. Click on the logo to join in.


The British Science Week website has activity packs based on ‘Our diverse planet’. Each pack has lots of activities on this theme, with anything from biological diversity and social diversity, to the diversity of knowledge and STEM careers. Click on the logo above to access the packs.


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