23rd April 2018 - Due in on Friday 4th May
History - have a look at the sheet of women, which includes Jane Austen, Mary Wollstonecraft, Charlotte Bronte, Florence Nightingale, Elizabeth Fry, Ada Lovelace, Mary Ann Evans and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.
Choose one, or more of these women and find out:
Create a poster, fact file or a interview for a magazine giving as much information as you can.
Science Week homework.
Due in by 23rd March please.
Have a look at the 50 Super Science things to do before you are 11 and 3/4 here
Choose an activity to do - and think of how you can present your findings to your teacher: a poster, a letter, a photo and explanation, a postcard, a report, anything you like really!!
North America Homework. Due in on Monday 12th March
Our Geography topic this half term is the continent of North America – which is made of 23 countries. Rather than giving everyone the same homework, we have decided to give you a choice, so you can pick the homework that best suits your way of learning. You are very welcome to pick more than one if you would like to!
Choose a country from North America and draw its flag. Research the background of the flag.
Write a poem or mnemonic that helps you to recall all the names of the 23 countries in North America – be prepared to say it aloud in class
Watch a suitable TV programme or film that is based in modern day North America – compare how children live in North America with how you live here in the UK. Which do you prefer and why?
If you have been to a country in North America, share some of your pictures and experiences in the form of a diary, letter or a postcard
Make some homemade food from one of the countries
Write a brochure or travel guide for a North American country – include pictures
Money – investigate the currency that is used in some of the countries in North America. Draw pictures of the bank notes and try to find the current exchange rate. Use a recent shopping trip and convert from £ to North American currency.
Homework Given: Monday 26th February 2018
English Homework - 19th February 2018
For the next few weeks, we will be looking at poetry starting with Roger McGough and Michael Rosen and then Emily Dickinson. We would like the children to look at some poems and find a favourite that they can learn by heart.
Here are some suggestion for poets, but you can of course choose anyone!
Rudyard Kipling, Robert Louis Stevenson, Roger McGough, Michael Rosen, AA Milne,
Christina Rosetti, William Wordsworth, Charles Causley, Lewis Carroll, Eleanor Farjeon.
If you cannot learn a whole poem then perhaps have a go at an extract, maybe think about why you have chosen the poem as well. Over the next 2 weeks, we will give children the opportunity to share their poems with the class – so please be ready to perform your poem any time from next Monday 26th February.
Year 5 Homework – Space
Due in on the Friday 2nd February
This homework gives you the opportunity to find out about a planet in more detail and present your work in an interesting way. You have 2 weeks for this piece of homework so it should be of the highest quality.
Choose a planet e.g. Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Uranus, Saturn, Neptune.
Prepare a factual poster/leaflet/booklet or something else (model) by yourself about your chosen planet – A poster should be A3 size but no larger. You will need to include plenty of information about the planet for example what its name means, planet type, size, length of days, length of years and other interesting information.
Remember to use homework club and the library to help you do your research.
Children should be looking for and recording the shape of the moon over the next 4 weeks. We are aware that it is often cloudy and you may not be able to see but please keep looking! Record any findings on the sheet in your homework book.
DT - Bridges. This homework is due in on Friday 15th December
In DT, we have been studying the structure and construction of bridges. Choose a famous bridge, some are listed below but there are many more; create a poster or information leaflet about the bridge, its history, who built it, how it was constructed and how it is used today.
Remember to use the ICT suite at school to do research if you do not have information at home.
Y5 Homework Monday 13th November
Due in on MONDAY 27th November
The children are enjoying our Geography topic on Volcanoes and we hope they will also enjoy this homework. We have broken it down so that every child can achieve success. Please bring any models to school on Monday 27th November. If you have built a working volcano, please let us know how it works!! Our plan is to set them off during our lesson in the afternoon, photos and videos will be taken!
Hard: Draw a picture of a volcano scene, include some of the people who would be affected by a volcanic eruption
Harder: build a 3D volcano model
Hardest: make a working volcano model with labels to explain how it works (there are plenty of ideas online to help you with this!)
30th October - Due in on Friday 3rd November
Please see Spelling page for information about Homophone Homework
Y5 Anglo Saxon Homework – Monday 9th October
Due in on Friday 20th October
We are coming to the end of our Anglo Saxon History topic and would like you to present some of what you have learnt in a creative way. Here are some ideas, but we would love to see some of your own ideas too:
You only need to pick one of these ideas but think about how you will present your work. You could use just what you have learnt in school or perhaps you could do some extra research to make us even more impressed.
Science Homework - extra!
Please can you make sure that you know the meanings for he following words:
Solute: a material or substance that will dissolve in liquid (salt/sugar) and that is able to be separated from the liquid through evaporation.
Solvent: a liquid that will dissolve a solute
Solution: a mixture of a solvent (liquid) and a solute (substance) eg: water and salt, where the solute (material) dissolves
Suspension: a mixture of a solvent (liquid) and a material that will not dissolve, no matter how much it is mixed, such as water and sand.
Topic Homework – 18.9.17. Due in Friday 22nd September
Look at the list of Anglo-Saxon words. (these should be stuck in your Homework book)
Hard: be able to read them all
Harder: choose one or more words and create a vocabulary display word – write the word on paper, include the meaning and also a picture or illustration to show what it means
Hardest: be able to spell the words when using them in historical context
Y5 Homework – 11th September
Due in on Friday 15th September
Our classes are named after British Composers – but what do you know about Elgar and Britten? Our Music lesson this week will involve listening to some of their music, and for homework we would like you to produce a fact file or poster about Britten (if you are in Mrs Georgy/Ms Benge’s class) or Elgar (if you are in Miss Beynon/Mrs Oslar’s class)
Try to include information about their life as well as some of their most popular music. Remember to ask in school if you need to use the library or the ICT suite to complete your homework.
If you play an instrument can you challenge yourself to learn a part of one of their pieces?
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