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Below is a suggested daily timetable for home learning. It doesn't matter if you want to do things in a different order, but this is the learning that you are expected to do each day. You could create your own timetable if you want to!


Beneath the timetable, you can find details on our zoom sessions, and also tabs to your online learning.


If you have any questions, or would like to email me any of your fantastic work, you can contact me at


Have a fantastic half-term!

Dr Browning smiley


Suggested Daily Timetable


Zoom meetings

After half-term, we will continue to have three zoom meetings a week, although the Wednesday meetings are changing slightly. The zoom codes stay the same for all meetings.

The three zoom meetings are:

- Monday - whole class - 10am

- Wednesday - groups of 10. Group 1 = 10am, Group 2 = 10:20am, Group 3 = 10:40am.

- Friday - whole class - 10am


Welcome to Fox Class


Spring Term 2020


I hope that you have all had a fantastic winter break!


On this page you can find all important information about our Year 5 curriculum, PE, homework, and other useful links.


If you have any further questions, please contact me at

What was important about the Golden Age of Islam?


This term we will be learning all about the Golden Age of Islam. We will begin by exploring the importance of the Prophet Muhammad, as the founder of Islam. Then, we’ll look at how the Golden Age of Islam began, and what it was like to live in Baghdad at this time. We will explore why this was such an important time in history, exploring the famous scholars of the time and how their study has effected what we know about the world today. In art, we will look at creating geometric patterns in our own Islamic style art.


What fills the space between us and the stars?


Our science topic this term takes us far away from planet Earth, to explore space. We will think about what else exists in the galaxy around us, looking at how the position and movements of Earth influence the way our planet is and how we experience seasons, years and months, as well as day and night. In English, we will use our imaginations to write space-themed stories.


PE will begin on Tuesday 5th January.

Our PE days during the Spring term are Tuesday and Friday. Both of these sessions will be held outside.

Tuesday - Athletics

Friday - Tag Rugby


As part of the new COVID regulations, your child is required to arrive at school dressed in their PE kit. They will wear their PE kit all day.


As children will be wearing PE kits all day, these will need to be warm clothes during the winter months. Your child can come in any suitable tracksuit bottoms, preferably in a dark colour, and can bring in sports jumpers or tops to keep them warm.




Our ‘must’ homework will be set on a Friday and is expected back in the following Thursday. This includes:

  • Spellings to be practised for a spelling assessment on Thursdays. These may be practised either on or on the spelling sheet sent home
  • MyMaths homework, to be completed online. Sometimes maths homework will be sent home on paper instead
  • A short English task, to be completed on paper



  • Children are expected to read 5 days a week at home. This can be alone or with an adult, but we encourage sharing books at home! This should be recorded in children’s reading diaries, and signed by an adult
  • Children are expected to practise times tables regularly. Being quick at recalling times tables is very helpful in maths lessons, and supports lots of other maths learning that we do in school. Children can practise with others or practise online using Times Tables Rockstars



  • Children might also like to complete one or more of the Nandos challenges! These are not compulsory, but are fun activities which relate to our topic, and can be done with parents at home. Nando's homework can be found in your child's homework folder, and is also attached below

Fiction Express


Fiction Express is a great tool for encouraging children to read at home. 

It has a variety of online books that can be used alongside books from school and home.


If your child would like to explore this online reading option, please email me on and I will send your child's login details through. 


Thank you!

Useful links

Please find below some additional useful links.

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