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Peter Gladwin Primary School

Dream | Believe | Achieve


Year 5

Welcome to the Year 5 page. Below you can find out about what we have been learning in class as well as links to home learning activities during school closure.

                                                                                                                                         Summer Term 2020

Our new topic is Beaches and Boats. Please click on the link for the home learning grid. 

Homework grid Beaches and Boats 2020.pdf




Spring Term

Welcome back and happy new year.

Our new topic is Ancient Greece. Please click on the pictures below for the topic web and the Home Learning grid.


Topic Web                                                                Home Learning Grid                    

Autumn Term

During the Autumn term, our topic is "Into the unknown", which is all about about Antarctica. We will study Sir Ernest Shackleton's exploration and learn about the obstacles  he and his crew faced. Will will learn about  the effects of environmental changes to the  animals and plant life. 


Please click on the image below for a copy of the topic web.


Please click here to find a copy of the Topic Home Learning Grid. We expect children to bring a piece of learning from this grid at least once a fortnight.

Homework grid Into the Unknown 19-20.pdf

Weekly Home Learning - Maths

Weekly homework will be handed out on a Friday and needs to be returned by the following Wednesday

Don't forget, for extra maths there are always the 'Monthly Maths Challenges' (click here).

27th September 2019

Homework 27.9.19.docx

 20th September 2019

Homework 20.09.19 rounding.docx


 16th September 2019

Please practise spelling these words.

four                   eight                             twelve                thirteen

fourteen           fifteen                          sixteen               seventeen

eighteen           twenty                         thirty                  forty

fifty                    sixty                             seventy             eighty

ninety               hundred                       thousand           million 


Can you write these amounts in words.






Home Learning Photos and Work

Its so lovely to see that you are already engaging in the home learning tasks throughout this time. Thank you for sharing these with me.  I will share them on here so you can have a look at what your friends have been doing!

Why don't you have a go at Felix's Greek quiz!

 Felix's New Olympic Event.docx

Fitch film review.jpg

Felix Greek Comic strip.png

Felix's Greek quiz.docx

Piano playing.mp4

Felix's olympic chant.docx

What an amazing painting.
What an amazing painting.
Thank you for this lovely picture!
Thank you for this lovely picture!
Fantastic Parthenon!
Fantastic Parthenon!

School Closure Home Learning 

Please use the resources below for home learning activities while the school is closed for the majority of pupils. 

If you would like to send me any home learning that you have completed then please email me. 

PE - Joe Wicks is starting daily free online PE lessons. See the link below to find out more information.


.1 - common factors.doc

2 - prime numbers.doc

3 - square and cube numbers.doc

4 - Roman numerals.doc

5 - perimeter problem.doc

6 - multiply 4 digit by 1 grid method.doc

7 - multiply 4 digit by 2.doc

8 - multiply 3 digit by 2.doc

9 - Abraham Lincoln challenge.doc

10 - Missing number multiplication and division.doc

11 - Division word problems.doc

12 - David Livingston.doc

13 - Tutankhamun challenge.doc

14 - code breaker 1.doc


Don't forget  to regularly play games on TT Rockstars to help you learn all of the multiplication tables. If you have forgotten your login details, please ask.


Please continue to practise learning the spellings from the lists below. Try to challenge yourself to learn how to spell ten new words a week!

year 5 & 6 spelling.pdf

 Year 3 & 4 Word List


Please continue to read every day. 

Young City Reads - I have received an email from Young City Reads to say that all teaching resources are now available for parents to download at home. The website is

The text is Malamander by Thomas Taylor. These resources are a fun way to keep the children engaged with their learning. 

Writing Task

Task 3 Film Review.pdf



Elsie has been very busy baking and making a planter.
Elsie has been very busy baking and making a planter.