Welcome to Year 5

Continuous Learning - Useful Links

Mr Smith has put recordings of him reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone , Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets , Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – all by JK Rowling, Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer, A Streetdog Named Pup by Gill Lewis, Voyage Of The Sparrowhawk by Natasha Farrant, Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C O’Brien, I Swapped My Brother On The Internet by Jo Simmons, Matilda by Roald Dahl, Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo, The Twits by Roald Dahl, Diary of a Killer Cat by Anne Fine, The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith and The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton on YouTube (roughly 1-2 chapters of each per video; the links are for playlists of videos).

Battle of the Books Round 1 recordings: Coraline by Neil Gaiman; Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson; and Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver

Battle of the Books Round 2 recordings: The Raven’s Children by Yulia Yakovleva; Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford; and Wonder by RJ Palacio

You can find details of spellings and spelling patterns taught in Year 5 here.

Links and ideas to support learning at home:

Kids Activities Blog – a list of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closures


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