Home learning in Year 5


Compulsory Homework
  • Reading (15 – 20 mins per evening)
  • Spellings – Spellings will be given on a Friday to be learned for the following Friday, based on phonic or spelling patterns learned throughout the week
  • Number bonds/tables Children should learn to recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 × 12




Optional Homework Autumn 2018
Homework Title:

The Groovy Greeks


  • Can you research famous Greek mathematicians? Can you find out what mathematical discoveries they made? How can you present your findings in an engaging way?


  • Can you find an interesting Greek myth and create a storyboard? Make sure you include the key plot details. Could you write a review of the story? Would you recommend the story?


  • Can you create your own mythical beast ?Can you use a diagram and labels to explain your creature? Could you use different art materials to create your beast?


  • Be creative – Can you make a model of a Greek god? What resources could you use to create your Greek god? What recyclable resources (i.e cardboard box, plastic bottle, paper etc.) could you use?