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Dear parents & carers of a wonderful Y5 child,

As you are aware, Sheffield schools will be closed for a short period due to the Coronavirus (COVID- 19). We want to minimise the impact this will have on your child’s learning so we have put together this bank of ideas to ensure your child will continue learning and consolidating their understanding whilst being away from school. In addition, we would ask that you access the activities that have been set here on a daily basis by Mrs Winson & Mrs MacPherson (Mon to Fri on normal school days).

#OnlineSafetyAtHome: activity packs for parents & carers

Children may well be using the internet more than usual at the moment so it is a good time to emphasise how to keep safe online. CEOP have produced lots of great resources which can be accessed at:


Calling all members of TASS. We need your help!

We are very aware that across the city there are elderly people in our nursing homes that are struggling with Lockdown.  They are unable to have visitors and these are difficult times for them.

Your mission is to cheer them up. Maybe you could draw them a lovely colourful picture or write them a poem.  You could even write them a letter about what you have been doing to keep busy during these tricky times.

When you have finished post your work to school.  We will then laminate them and pass them on to one of our parents who will make sure they are delivered to the people that need them.Transparent Older Adults Clipart - Old People Clipart Png , Free ...

Your efforts will really help to make a difference to somebody’s day. Let’s fill the nursing homes with colour and positive messages!

Set Activities: Please click on the links

Y5 message wb 13th July

w.b. Monday13th July menu of ideas (4)

Don’t forget, as well as daily activities we would like you to do the following:

20 minutes of reading

Times tables practice (eg Times tables rockstars)

60 minutes of exercise over the day

Some activities that your children can be doing:

  • TT Rockstars
  • Practice previously learnt spellings and put each into a sentence
  • Read lots of books
  • Write book reviews
  • Practice times tables
  • Create your own five part story
  • Create your own traditional fairytale
  • Make your own Maths game and write instruction for how to play it
  • Make your own Spag game and write instruction for how to play it
  • Research and write a biography about your favorite author/sports person/courageous advocate
  • Look at the activities from ‘Classroom Secrets Kids’ and revise previous work
  • Look on our school website ‘Parents Helping your Child’ with homework – for a list of useful websites

Links to free websites & resources:

Staff and parents can gain unlimited access to lots of lovely stories via this link:


Access Twinkl resources via: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer & put in the code: UKTWINKLHELPS


A full list of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings:

Here’s The Entire List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings

Many thanks & we hope to be back at school with everyone safe & well as soon as possible!

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