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Year 5

Weekly homework

These are our weekly homework expectations:

Links to all these and additional activities are below






5 X 10 minutes per week – mixture of home reading book and Reading Plus. Some children have a Nessy login instead of Reading Plus.  

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Weekly spelling activity (please click the link below).

Complete Maths – 20 minutes per week 


Times table rockstars – 3 X 10 minutes per week  


PE and swimming

Both year 5 classes have PE on Monday and swimming on Thursday - please make sure pupils have a full kit on these days.


Please make sure reading diaries are in school everyday. Children can take home a colour banded book and a library book. Children can read any book from home or school towards their reading expectations each week however, they should read their colour banded book and to develop fluency this can be reread.