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Heymann Primary & Nursery School

Inspiring and motivating our children
to be the best they can be


Welcome to Year 5!

Welcome to the Year 5 page! Mrs Reed (5P) , Mrs Mackdermott (5T) , Mrs Johnson (Mon-Thurs 5L) and Mrs Palmer (Fri 5L) are all part of the team.

Due to the recent closure of the school, we will now be uploading work on our class page each Monday. Your child will have been sent home with a home-working book that they can complete this work in and an information sheet alongside this to explain the star-system. You will find a home-working mat attached, which details your child’s tasks for the week from Monday morning. This will be a range of tasks across the curriculum with guidelines on how to complete. We will also attach any corresponding worksheets. Thank you for your continued support.

We would really like to see what you’ve been up to at home. If you would like to, send 1 email per week to with some photos attached, work, videos etc. showing us how you are working from home. At the end of the week, we will collate some of them and put them on the Year 5 blog in our new gallery- What Year 5 have been up to at home! 

The organisation behind Times Tables Rock Stars has another online maths resources called Numbots which they have been kind enough to give us for free whilst school closures are in force. Numbots allows your child to develop their mental addition and subtraction skills by playing a range of exciting games. You can access this by typing 'Numbots' into Google and using your child's Times Table Rockstars usernames and passwords. 

Please select the week you need from the tabs on the right.

Useful links:

Maths Each week a new unit of work is available made up of 5 lessons, each with a video to watch and activity sheet to complete. a range of resources available for every maths objective on the curriculum As well as the tasks we are setting you, don't forget there is a whole bank of games to play to practise your maths skills.  Plus, you have the option to repeat previous homework tasks in order to improve on your score.  Interactive maths resources e.g. moveable clock, weighing scales, capacity etc. Choose your topic and then play the game to have a play with reading scales and learning maths interactively.


Spelling shed - - Spellings will be set weekly for the children to practice. You could get the children to write their spellings in sentences to show understanding and practice spelling rules. Home learning packs to support with comprehension and reading.  You will need to register for an account though. A picture a day with lots of support for producing a piece of super creative writing.  If you don't like the picture for that day, go back and look at the archive of previous images.


Twinkl – - an amazing resource and whilst schools are closed they are offering parents access, using the code UKTWINKLHELPS.

BBC – and the normal BBC website - great for lots of things and video clips relating to their respective topics of Romans (Yr3).

You tube- - don’t underestimate this one! Horrible Histories: Start watching episodes about the Ancient Greeks!

Top marks – Interactive games- maths & English –