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Every Friday, I will set homework for the children to complete, which can be found below. All tasks must be completed by the following Wednesday. 

 

Every week, there will be tasks to complete on Century Tech. The children can login here: Century Tech Login Page.

 

Additionally, the children should be reading for two hours every week. They should update their reading diaries with a summary of what they have read. Once they have read their book, they need to complete a short quiz about their book. The children can login here: Accelerated Reader Login Page. Every Friday, I will be checking and signing the children's reading diaries so they need to make sure that they bring them to school.

Homework 24/06/2022; Due 29/06/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Reflection
  • Translation
  • Diagnostic on position and direction

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Relative clauses
  • Conjunctions
  • Reading comprehension: poetry

 

Optional: Practise our songs for the Summer Concert on Just Dance: Waterloo and Don't Stop Me Now!

Homework 17/06/2022; Due 22/06/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Regular and irregular polygons
  • Views of 3D shapes
  • Identifying lines

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Expanded noun phrases with prepositional phrases
  • Determiners
  • Relative pronouns

 

Optional: Next week is test week. Over the weekend, try to complete some extra nuggets on Century Tech. 5 Dojos for whoever manages to complete the most by Wednesday!

Homework 10/06/2022; Due 15/06/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Angles on a straight line
  • Angles around a point.

 

Children also have a sheet to complete about measuring and drawing angles using a protractor.

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Subordinating and coordinating conjunctions
  • Subordinate clauses
  • Word classes

 

Optional: Look through magazines, newspapers, etc. to find examples of persuasive writing and bring them into school!

Homework 20/05/2022; Due 25/05/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Multiplying decimals by 10, 100 and 1000
  • Dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1000
  • Dividing and multiplying decimals

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Relative clauses
  • Relative pronouns
  • Determiners

 

Optional: Find out 10 facts about South America to link to our new Geography topic!

Homework 13/05/2022; Due 18/05/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Place value in decimals
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages diagnostic

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Possessive pronouns
  • Subordinate clauses
  • Co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions

 

Optional: Find out 10 facts about the Maya Civilisation to further your understanding of our new history topic!

 

Homework 06/05/2022; Due 11/05/2022

 

No homework set due to Year 5 being on their residential retreat at Alton Castle.

Homework 29/04/2022; Due 04/05/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Adding and subtracting decimals (within 1)
  • Adding and subtracting decimals
  • Recognising place value in decimals

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Singular or plural
  • Modal verbs
  • Fronted adverbials

 

Optional: Complete the mascot challenge. This has been discussed in school. On the sheets provided, children need to design a mascot that will be used for three games in the next Rugby League World Cup!

Homework 01/04/2022; Due 06/04/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Rounding decimals
  • Rounding decimals to whole numbers
  • Comparing decimals

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Possessive apostrophes in singular words
  • Possessive apostrophes in plural words ending in -s
  • Possessive apostrophes in plural words not ending in -s

 

Optional: On Friday, we had a fantastic day creating our school garden. Look out for the pictures on Facebook. Lots of the children have been inspired by this week and how it links to our Catholic Social Teaching - Stewardship of God's Creation. This week, can you take part in a gardening activity? Send me any pictures to put in our Catholic Life Folder!

Homework 25/03/2022; Due 30/03/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Recognising hundredths
  • Recognising thousandths
  • Short division with remainders

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Fiction reading comprehension (Bookworm)
  • Non-fiction reading comprehension (Butterflies)
  • Identifying word classes

 

Optional: In history (Monday), we will be writing about the legacy of the Ancient Greeks. We have researched language, the Olympic Games and democracy. Can you research another way the Ancient Greeks have impacted our lives to add to your writing? It could be architecture, drama, religion, sport or anything else you can find!

Homework 18/03/2022; Due 23/03/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Finding fractions of amounts
  • Finding non-unit fractions of amounts
  • Fractions as operators

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Modal verbs
  • Noun phrases and expanded noun phrases
  • Expanded noun phrases with prepositional phrases

 

Optional: Can you make an erupting volcano? To link to our geography learning all about volcanoes, follow the instructions from the Natural History Museum (click the link below) to make an erupting volcano. Please send me your pictures and videos on Class Dojo so I can see how much fun you have!

 

How to make an erupting volcano - Natural History Museum

 

Homework 11/03/2022; Due 16/03/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Mixed numbers and improper fractions
  • Multiplying fractions by whole numbers 1
  • Multiplying fractions by whole numbers 2

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Root words
  • Word families
  • Diagnostics: prefixes and suffixes

 

Optional: Next week is British Science Week and this year's theme is 'Growth'. Your challenge is to create a poster all about growth. It could be a personal experience of growth (e.g. overcoming a challenge or growing plants), about how the world has grown (e.g. population, cities, economic, plants) or an example of good growth (e.g. someone who has overcome difficult things in their life or someone who has helped/inspired you to grow).

 

Posters will be judged on their creativity by Mr Howard and Miss Whitehall. Their will be a reward for the best one in KS2! I can't wait to see them!

Homework 04/03/2022; Due 09/03/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Adding and subtracting fractions
  • Adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators 1
  • Adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators 2

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Determiners
  • Adverbs
  • Sentence types

 

Optional: Can you complete the challenges for the calendar for Lent this weekend?

  • Saturday: Give up social media today - enjoy the quiet and prepare for Lent.
  • Sunday: Choose a book to read this Lent.

 

Homework 11/02/2022; Due 16/02/2022

 

This week, the children have been set some practice tests to complete on Century Tech. These include:

 

  • Maths arithmetic paper
  • English grammar, punctuation and spelling paper
  • Spelling test

 

It is really important that your child has somewhere quiet to complete these (they do not have to complete them at the same time). It is also important that they try their best so that I can identify the areas where they need more support.

Homework 04/02/2022; Due 09/02/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Comparing proper fractions
  • Comparing and ordering fractions
  • Comparing and ordering improper fractions and mixed numbers

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Pronouns
  • Possessive pronouns
  • Relative pronouns

 

Optional: Think about a research an idea for your newspaper report in English. It should be able a real-life catastrophic event that has happened (e.g. tsunami, earthquake, landslide, collapsed building). Ask a relative or friend to act as your witness and interview them using our work on effective questioning techniques.

Homework 28/01/2022; Due 02/02/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Equivalent fractions
  • Mixed numbers and improper fractions
  • Times tables practice

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Possessive apostrophes in singular words
  • Possessive apostrophes for plurals (not ending in -s)
  • Possessive apostrophes for plurals (ending in -s)

 

Optional: Create a model of your tree champion. This should be with recycled materials where possible!

Homework 21/01/2022; Due 26/01/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Solving problems involving division
  • Solving problems involving multiplication
  • Equivalent fractions

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Suffixes -ful and -less
  • Identifying word classes
  • Word classes diagnostic

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary. 

 

Optional: To continue with our Vehicle learning, can you be a tree champion this weekend? I would love to hear what you have done to protect our wildlife (and fulfill our Catholic Social Teaching of stewardship of God's creation). 

Homework 14/01/2022; Due 19/01/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Dividing 3 and 4 digit numbers without remainders
  • Dividing 3 and 4 digit numbers with remainders
  • Diagnostic test on multiplication and division

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Commas in a list
  • Commas to clarify meaning
  • Reading comprehension activity

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary. 

 

Optional: Our new science topic is all about living things and their habitats. Can you create a drawing/painting/picture/collage of a plant and label it with all the scientific terms we have been learning about?

Homework 06/01/2022; Due 12/01/2022

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Multiplying by 1 digit numbers
  • Multiplying by 2 digits (partitioning)
  • Multiplying by 2 digits (short multiplication)

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Concrete and abstract nouns
  • Adverbs
  • Adjectives

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary. 

 

Optional: Research about refugees and the struggles that they face. This will help you in our new English unit. You may want to present the information in a leaflet or poster.

Homework 10/12/2021; Due 15/12/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Area of rectangles
  • Perimeter and area
  • Diagnostic: Area, perimeter and volume

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Parenthesis
  • Pronouns
  • Possessive pronouns

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Create a handmade Christmas decoration for the classroom. Be as creative as you like!

Homework 03/12/2021; Due 08/12/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Calculating perimeter
  • Short division with remainders
  • Multiplying 2 and 3 digit numbers by a 1 digit number

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Imperative verbs
  • Identifying word classes
  • Reading comprehension activity

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Next week is test week. The children can follow their pathway on Century Tech to continue to practise and improve.

Homework 26/11/2021; Due 01/12/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Multiplying by 10
  • Multiplying by multiples of 10
  • Diagnostic on times tables and division facts

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Simple past tense
  • Past perfect tense
  • Past progressive tense

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Choose one of our Catholic Social Teachings to work on over the weekend. For example, you may choose God's creation and stewardship and decide to go on a litter pick!

Homework 19/11/2021; Due 24/11/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Square numbers
  • Cube numbers
  • Prime numbers

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Inverted commas
  • Inverted commas with punctuation
  • Noun phrases and expanded noun phrases

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Create a front cover for your book inspired by Michael Morpurgo.

Homework 12/11/2021; Due 17/11/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Common factors
  • Factor pairs
  • Prime factors

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Main clauses
  • Subordinate clauses
  • Sentence types

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Create a piece of work inspired by Remembrance Day - this could be a piece of artwork or a poem or something else!

Homework 05/11/2021; Due 10/11/2021

 

I hope the children have had a fantastic half term and enjoyed their well-deserved break! 

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Tables
  • Two-way tables
  • Line graphs

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Conjunctions
  • Co-ordinating and sub-ordinating conjunctions
  • Reading comprehension activity

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary with a summary sentence.

Homework 15/10/2021; Due 20/10/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Mental strategies for addition
  • Mental strategies for subtraction
  • Two-part problems

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Adverbs
  • Commas in a list
  • Reading comprehension activity

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

Homework 08/10/2021; Due 13/10/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Diagnostic test on addition and subtraction (testing the children's prior knowledge of our new unit)
  • Column addition
  • Column subtraction

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Verbs
  • Consistent tense
  • Fronted adverbials

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Next week in English, the children will be writing their biographies about Neil Armstrong. We have researched about his life in class, but the children could continue this research at home and bring in more facts to support them in writing his biography.

Homework 01/10/2021; Due 06/10/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Comparing and ordering numbers to 1,000,000
  • Negative numbers
  • Diagnostic test on number and place value (as we have now completed this unit)

 

There are four nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Possessive apostrophes for singular words
  • Possessive apostrophes for plural words (ending in -s)
  • Possessive apostrophes for plural words (not ending in -s)
  • Apostrophes for missing letters.

 

Children should also be reading for 2 hours a week and recording this in their reading diary.

 

Art homework: Talk to your parents about Lowry and his work. Decide on what local landscape you want to draw and paint in the style of Lowry and let me know by Tuesday so I can have a picture of it for our art lesson. If you want a picture of your own street or personal to you, then take a picture and ask your parents to send it to me on Dojo so I can print it!

Homework 24/09/2021; Due 29/09/2021

 

There are three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for maths, which relate to what we have learnt about this week:

  • Roman Numerals over 1000
  • Rounding to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000
  • Rounding to the nearest 10,000 and 100,000

 

There are also three nuggets to complete this week on Century Tech for English, which link to our grammar, punctuation and spelling (GPS) learning this week:

  • Expanded noun phrases with prepositional phrases
  • Relative pronouns
  • Relative clauses

 

Children should also be reading every night and record this in their reading diary.

 

Optional: Create a model of our Solar System based on what we have learnt in Science. This can be as creative as you like!

Homework 10/09/2021; Due 15/09/2021

 

This week there are two maths activities for the children to complete on Century Tech. These are based around Place Value which has been out topic of learning this week.

 

Secondly, all the children must complete a book review for a book they have read recently/over the summer. This will be going into our class book review journal for other classmates to read and decide whether they would like to read the same book. Please do not stick this in the homework books. I will photocopy a version to go in. The children will bring a blank book review home with them on Friday.

 

Finally, the children are excited to start our Vehicle: learning all about the Maori. Please can the children find ten facts out about the Maori and write these in their homework books. We will be sharing these during our first Vehicle lesson next week.

 

Thank you for your support and please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions.

 

 

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