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Homework should be consolidating what we have been learning in class; hence it should not take too long to complete. If your child finds the homework difficult please do not hesitate to let me know or leave a comment in their planner so that we can focus on working on those skills some more at school.


To start the year homework will consist of 3 pieces - a maths or SPaG task, a comprehension activity, spelling list and times table practice or application. Please find details of your child's homework on the website if you are unsure of what it is your child needs to complete.


Homework should be handed in by Wednesday. The spelling and times table test will be on a Thursday.


Please also encourage your child to read, then question them on what they are reading to ensure they have a good understanding of the text. Across both years 5 and 6 we are having a bit of a competition to see who can race around our Readopoly Board - completing a different reading challenge on each space. This aims to help encourage daily reading as well as the incentive to try reading books they would not necessarily normally pick straight away (including both fiction and non-fiction text types).

Homework due in Wednesday 10th January 2018

Due to the children being back for only one day homework was set but the usual piece of maths linked to each sets topics. This means your child should complete the following in time for Wednesday:

  1. Times table investigation (8x)
  2. Comprehension sheet
  3. Spelling word practice to be tested on Thursday: primitive, primary, primate, primrose, describe, subscribe, inscribe, telescope, horoscope, periscope, kaleidoscope, substance, subtraction, substitute, pregnancy, hesitancy, frequency, urgency, bargain, bruise.

Optional extra - children can also complete some of these optional tasks that are mainly linked to the topics we are covering in class. These will be rewarded a specific amount of dojo points depending on the difficulty/ranking of the task.

Fairness, Leadership, Imagination, Grit, Honesty, Team Work