Welcome to Year 5!
Hello to all of the pupils in Year Five Till and Year Five Siciliano. We hope that you are all well and keeping safe during this difficult time. To support you, whilst you are not at Christ Church, we have listed a number of different websites and learning ideas below for you to take a look at.
Spelling Shed is a great way to practise your spelling. It has many online games that will help you to learn new words and it will even allow you to compete against other pupils in your class! We will be contacting you soon with your log-in details so watch out for the email.
Access the website here - https://play.edshed.com/
Classroom Secrets KIDS
We have set up an account for you on this website. You have unlimited access to online Maths, SPAGS, Reading and Spelling activities and the games are free too. We have already sent your log-in details, but if you do not have these, please email Mrs Till or Miss Siciliano for more details.
Access the website here - kids.classroomsecrets.co.uk/my-account/
White Rose Maths
White Rose Maths Team has prepared a series of five maths lessons for each year group. They will be adding five more each week for the next few weeks. Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to complete the activity successfully.
If you have a go and find that any of your year group lessons are tricky, then you can always have a look at the year group before, for example, the Year Four set of lessons instead.
Access the website here - https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/
Times Tables Rockstars
Keep brushing up on your times tables while you are away from school by accessing the website below. You should all have your log-in details, but if not, then just contact us and let us know. We will do what we can to help.
Access the website here - https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student
Top Marks Maths/English
This website is very useful for Maths and English. It covers most of the curriculum in a fun and engaging way. Just select 7 – 11 years and allow you can explore the categories below.
Access it here > topmarks.co.uk/maths-games topmarks.co.uk/english-games
David Walliams – Elevenses
The author we all love – David Walliams – is releasing an audio story every day as part of ‘Elevenses’. Head over to his website to listen.
Head over to Oxford Owl and access FREE eBooks online! Using the log-in details below, you can access all of the reading books that you would normally be able to read from our school library!
Accelerated Reader Book Quizzes
Don't forget that you can now take your AR Quizzes at home between the times of 8.45am-3.15pm. Read your levelled book or any other book in your ZPD colour (one from home, or an eBook on Oxford Owl), and you can then log in following the link below and complete the quiz. You should know your username and password, however if there are any problems – just drop us an email and we can help you.
Joe Wicks – Live Stream PE sessions
Joe Wicks 'The body coach' will be doing daily PE lessons live on YouTube for all the family at 9.00am - might be a good way to burn off some energy!
Using your account log-in details for 'Purple Mash', access some of the online games and learning that is available there. A daily '2do' will be set for you to have a go at, which may include a spelling game, multiplication challenges, SPAG, Maths games, etc. Purple Mash also has lots of different online games and activities for you to explore yourself too, so have a look and see what there is to have a go at.
If you do not remember your log-in, then please email and we can sort it out for you.
This is an online resource bank that has 1000's of resources right from Nursery to GCSE, so is suitable for everyone! It has lots of games, stories, sheets to print out, as well as lots of mindfulness resources. They have sent a code to pass on to parents for a 1 month free 'ultimate' subscription (ultimate subscription is usually around £80!) - It may be that they extend this as the situation develops. All you need to do is go to twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures sign up using an email address and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS this should then give you free access.
Edinburgh Zoo Live Webcams
Pandas, penguins, tigers and koalas! What’s not to love? Check out these live streams of some amazing animals!
Duolingo - Spanish Online Learning
If you enjoy your Spanish lessons in school, then this is the site to visit. It offers free online games and activities, and it helps with pronunciation of some of those tricky words too. You might like to create a little booklet of the new words, sentences and knowledge that you have learned. We would love to award you some Marvellous Me badges for your good work. Happy learning!
NASA Science – Space Place
Check out this brilliant website for information about the Earth, sun, solar system and the universe! If space is something that interests you, then this is the website to visit. Why not have a go at creating your own non-chronological report or booklet about the planets? You might even like to create your own mobile solar system. We would love to see your creations!
Kooth Counselling Page
This is a fantastic website that can support you or your family members if you are finding times a little worrying. You can download the online app, which is safe and secure, and you can chat to a counsellor, if you wish. There are also chat rooms, where you can chat to other children who are the same age as you and hopefully reduce your worries and troubles.
Please remember, that if you are feeling worried or concerned, then you can email us and we will do our very best to help you too. We are always here for you.
Access the website here - https://www.kooth.com/