We will, as our pupils are growing and learning with us, care for, support and safeguard them whilst striving to encourage them to be responsible citizens and do the same for each other and their wider community.


We will strive to ignite our pupils’ desire and enthusiasm to learn without limits.


We will aim to encourage our pupils and school community to develop academically and socially which will develop their desire to explore the wider world, skilled and equipped to find out even more.


We will foster belief through believing in yourself, taking on challenges and digging deep within yourself to conquer fears.

Year 5

Hello Year 5, 


We hope you are all safe and well. 


Please see below: links to home learning for you to access across the rest of the summer term.


We recognise every family has different pressures at this time and may not all be able to access the full home learning offer. Please do not let that worry you at all. Yours and your child’s wellbeing is top of any list. Our suggestion would be to prioritise the English and maths and physical activity.


Miss Johnson and Miss Melbourne smiley


To contact your teachers please use the email address below


Please feel free to update us with your work and activities that you have been up to. We are missing you all! 


BBC Bitesize BBC Bitesize has added daily lessons since April 20th for English and Maths. Please select and complete part or all of any Y5 task.
Oak Academy The Oak National Academy have a range of tasks to supplement your work in English and Maths
Science Our science topic is Living things and their habitats. We have set a task for each week, designed to take up to 2 hours to complete. CLICK HERE
Geography Our 'Humanities' focuses on Geography this half term. Our topics cover map skills and have a particular focus on comparing the UK to North America. There is a weekly task for you, designed to take up to two hours to complete. CLICK HERE
Art and Design

We have designed a series of art and design tasks specifically for home learning. The Year 5 theme is North American Art


Times Tables
Rock Stars
Please continue to make frequent visits to the Times Table Rock Stars website or using the app. You can still become a Rock Legend...! CLICK HERE
Blue Peter's 
6 Badges of Summer
Over six weeks in June and July, Blue Peter will be celebrating a different Blue Peter badge a week. Green, Sport, Music, Blue, Fan Club and Silver – 6 Blue Peter Badges you can earn right now!
    Click here for our previous Year 5 home learning tasks


A message from Madame Murphy...

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This week we have chosen Ava to set our drawing challenge! She has decided to challenge us to sketch a sloth. Don’t sloth around year 5, hang on in there and have a go! Slow and steady wins the race...

Remember to branch out to us and share your sloth-santional sketches! 

Ava’s Sloth Challenge!

Sloth-santional Work!

Maisie’s Sloth

Bib the Sloth

Miss Johnson’s Elephant Sketch Challenge!

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Are you up for this tusk?
Ivory now and again I enjoy drawing, just like some of you guys. Have a go at sketching this elephant...
I am sure you’re sketches will be elephant-astic and some of the best pictures ever to be seen or herd!

Elephant-astic work!


Here is a link to some online safety resources for you to use whilst at home. There are simple 15 minute activities for different ages, which will be refreshed every fortnight. 


There are lots of fun and interesting things you can do on the internet. And it can be a great way to stay in touch with friends. But it’s important to understand how to stay safe online.

Sometimes people will try to trick you into clicking dangerous links or sharing things about yourself. Or something you’ve shared might be used to bully or frighten you.

For more information and advice on how to keep yourself safe online visit the Childline website;

Year 5 challenge - Can you hold a plank for 30 seconds? 

Can you hold a plank for longer than Miss Johnson and Miss Melbourne? 

Try a 40 second plank if you have mastered 30 seconds.

ABSolutley fun! 

Andrew’s Plank Challenge!

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Excellent work Andrew!

Harley’s 30 second plank challenge!

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Well done Harley. ABSolutely brilliant!

Year 5 York Residential. 


After braving a 6:30am start, Year 5 ventured out for three fun-filled days exploring and learning about what York had to offer. The children started their journey with a trip to the Jorvik Viking Centre, venturing through and travelling back in time to experience and smell how the Vikings lived. Next, the children became archaeologists digging and excavating bones and abandoned church yards at DIG. Finally on Day 1, the children got to see the amazing and beautiful architecture of York Minster touring through the history back to the Roman's.

Day 2 we were so happy to see the sunny weather at Whitby, where the children built dens and sand sculptures on the beach (it was a must to have a chippy lunch before leaving). Surprise, surprise the entertainment didn't end there... York's Chocolate Story!!! Tasting, making and learning about the history of chocolate from the Aztec's to mushy pea flavoured KitKat's in Japan.

Day 3 - it was nearly the end, but we still had time for one more adventure at the Magna Science Museum. Earth, fire, air and water all key factors when making steel. The children explored and played in all area's learning the science behind all of these key factors. Finishing off with some experiments of their own making pop rockets. What a way to end the journey!  

Year 5 York Residential

  • Parkroyal Community School
  • Lyon Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire,
  • SK11 6QX
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