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We have been made aware of the human error that has occurred within the Meerkats Maths homework this week. It has now been rectified and scores amended. We apologies for any inconvenience  caused. Thank you for your continued support and understanding. 

Year 5 homework - Extract from Homework Policy



Children should aim to read for 20 minutes every day and make a record in their reading record book.  Children will be given a list of 10 spellings to learn, which will be taken from the National Curriculum and will be set on Purple Mash.  There will be a half termly spelling test.


Children will be set a piece of English each week and this will focus on comprehension.



A fluency sheet will be set each week on google classroom. Most children will be expected to recall and use multiplication and division facts for tables up to 12 x 12.  


Times tables Rockstars – supplementary homework offered


**Based on feedback, the Year 5 Homework has changed format slightly.**


Please see description below:


Maths: Quiz set on Google Classrooms containing 15 questions relating to children's current and previous learning. The children's answers will be marked automatically on the Quiz. 


Reading: Will now be printed and provided to the children. Reading homework will be completed on paper and then handed in on Thursdays. The children will self-mark their answers in class. 


Spelling: Set on Purple Mash. Children will need to complete 10 spellings on Purple Mash Quiz.


If your child is finding a specific question challenging, please encourage them to leave it blank and speak to their class teacher. 


Thank you for your ongoing support. 


The Year 5 Team. 



Year 5 Homework


Please see below an Overview of Y5 Homework:


All homework will be set on a Friday and must be completed by the following Thursday. 


*1.10.21- We have adapted the formatting of the Maths sheets on Google Classrooms this week to make it easier to access. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.*



-The children should be reading at home for 20 minutes each day. Please ensure all reading is recorded in the Reading Record (they can do this independently).


-There will be a Reading Comprehension Task set for the children on Google Classrooms each week. You will need to use the answer sheet provided (on Google Classrooms) to self-mark your answers. 



-There will be 10 Spellings set on Purple Mash for your child to complete each week. 

If you are unable to access Purple Mash please see the Dictation and LCWC documents below to help you. You will need to print these out at home or record them on a piece of paper. 




-There will be a set of 18 fluency based questions set on Google Classrooms each week. We have adapted the sheet so you should now be able to type straight on to it. 

You will need to use the answer sheet provided (on Google Classrooms) to self-mark your answers. 


If you have any trouble with this homework please speak to your child's class teacher.


If you would like an additional (optional) activity, your child can access: 

-Times tables Rockstars – supplementary homework.