Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Primary School

Our Lady Star School Our Lady Star of The Sea Catholic Primary School

Year 5

Reading

 

Are you looking for a new book to read? Why not try one of these? 

Suggested reading list for Year 5 children

  

 


 

Links to Useful Websites

All of the links below have been chosen by our teachers because they may help you with your homework.

English
Game Goo  Spelling with the Spellits Myths and Legends 
Game Goo is a great place to find Literacy games. Can you find the antonyms and synonyms games?  The BBC Spellits website is a great place to practise your spellings. Use the handy hints to improve.

 Find out about myths and legends from different cultures here. You could even create your own myth using the Myth Creator.

     
Spelling City    
Spelling City is a fantastic site where you can practise spellings and improve vocabulary.    

Maths
nrich Sumdog Family Learning
nrich is a Maths site full of puzzles suitable for children in Years 5 and 6. Check them out here.  Here's the link to Sumdog. Who will get the most points? Click on the Numeracy links on the left hand side of the page in Family Learning to see links to loads of great Numeracy games.
     
Mathsticks    
Mathsticks is a useful site for examples of problems to solve.    
Science
General Science
Children's University Engineering Interact BBC Terrific Scientific
This site contains lots of fun facts and articles about all areas of science that we study in school (made by the University of Manchester). This site contains games, animations and quizzes to do with all sorts of scientific topics (made by the University of Cambridge). Click here to go to the Terrific Scientific website to find out how the results of our experiments compare to other schools around the country.

Materials
BBC Bitesize video Illustrated Materials Database  Mission Materials
How do you test the properties of materials? Watch this video for some clues. This illustrated database gives you loads of information about a variety of materials. In this game, you have to find the correct material for the task. Have a go!
     
Urenco - Learn with Richie    
Here is the Urenco website for Key Stage 2 children. Find out facts, play games or read news about engineering.    

Life Cycles
Butterfly Life Cycle  Ladybird Life Cycle Salamander Life Cycle
 The Butterfly Life Cycle The Ladybird Life Cycle Find out about the salamander here.
     
Frog Life Cycle Grasshopper Life Cycle  
Find out about the life cycle of a frog here.    


The Victorians

Blists Hill BBC Victorians   
 Here's the website of Blists Hill, the Victorian town we visit.  The BBC Victorians website is full of information and games about the Victorians. Why not see what you can find out?  
     
     
     
     

E-safety
Think U Know    
Visit the Cybercafe and learn about how to stay safe online here.