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This Week's Learning for Y5

Half term week


As this week is your half term week, we are not setting any new work for you. 


Instead, we would like you to explore some of the activities on the curriculum pages. 


Just click here to get back to the main home learning page. Scroll right down to the bottom of the page and choose which subject to look at. There's lots to choose from, including French, DT, Science and RE! 


How to share your work with us

We know how hard you are all trying to have a go at completing lots of different activities. 

We love seeing what you are getting up to!


Please take a photo of what you are doing and share it with us in one of these places:


Facebook: Send your photo in a message to one of these places:

Henley Green Primary School 

HG English (Mrs Turner)

HG Maths (Miss Nicholson)




In English this term, we are using the book 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe' by C.S. Lewis to help us with our writing. 

Audio Recording of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Chapter 2What Lucy Found There.wav

Chapter 3-Edmund and the Wardrobe.wav

Chapter 4-Turkish Delight

Chapter 4Turkish Delight.wav

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Read the text to yourself and to your family. Look up any words you don't know ( Then answer the comprehension questions. Choose your challenge!


This week, we will have a mixture of area and fractions work.


Follow the link to the BBC Bitesize pages. There are videos, then sheets to complete. 

Maths game: Try to beat your score on TTRS. It would be nice to see more people logging in! 


In Topic this half term, we are learning about South America.

Challenge 1 – Time zones

Follow this link to learn about time zones. Watch the video, read the information and test your knowledge with the quiz!


Now you have done that, do you know where to find the Prime Meridian on a map?

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Challenge 2 – compare the climate in South America and England

Manaus is a city in Brazil, in the Amazon rainforest; London is the capital city of England. The graphs below show the temperature and rainfall in both cities.

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Use this data to compare the climates of London and Manaus by answering the questions below.

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In Science this term, we are learning about living things and their habitats.

We are comparing the life cycles of mammals, amphibians, insects and birds as part of our science topic on Living Things.

This week you will be learning about animals and their habitats. You will observe and compare animals' habitats in the local environment with those in other areas around the world such as the rainforest, oceans and deserts. You will also learn about how animals have adapted to their environment in intersting ways.


Below are links to BBC Bitesize which will help with your research.


There is also a link to SchoolScience which will take you to a COMPETITION-The Great Bug Hunt 2020! Follow the link below to access more information