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St Thomas C.E (VA) Primary School

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Learning for life with Jesus

Year 5

Welcome to the home learning page for Year 5


Now that your child is isolating for 14 days, please find guidance below surrounding the provision St Thomas’ has put into place to support you with home learning.


We are using the Oak National Academy as a means to provide students with high quality, on-line video lessons and curriculum resources.


Therefore, if your child is unable to attend school, please follow the information below to access their learning.


English and maths

English and maths lessons will be uploaded to WEDUC on a daily basis by the class teacher. This will ensure your child doesn't fall behind their peers


Please follow the links below which focus on “materials” in which is the topic we are exploring this half term in science:

1) What is a raw material?

2) What is a synthetic material?

3) How are synthetic materials made from raw materials?

4) How is paper made?


In RE, we are exploring the “Five Pillars of Islam”.

1. What are the “Five Pillars of Islam”?

2. Shahadah:

3. Salat:

4. Zakat

5. Sawm

6. Hajj:


Your child should have their own reading book. We strongly encourage pupils to commit at least 30 minutes a day reading. For advice on how to approach this and access to free resources, please use the link below:


Below are the key spellings for the week that your child will need to practise:

WK1) fatigue, league. intrigue, tongue, rogue, plague, vogue, vague.

WK2) antique, unique. boutique, mosque, plaque, cheque, picturesque, grotesque

WK3) scene, scenery, science, scissors, ascend, descend, crescent, fascinate, scientist.

WK4) co-ordinate, re-enter, co-own, co-operate, re-cover, re-elect, re-educate, de-ice, co-exist, re-examine, no-one, co-author, co-pillot.


Spelling games for these spellings can be accessed using your child's login on Spelling Shed

Times Table Rockstars

Please follow the link below and spend at least 10 minutes improving your timetables and becoming the ultimate rock star!

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