Year 5

Year 5 – Mersey Vale Primary School


Welcome to our Year Five Class at Mersey Vale!     

Our class page is just for Year 5 and will allow us to share our class news, achievements, work, photographs, homework information, and lots more!

Regular updates are shared via the Class Dojo. If you require a login please see Miss Whitehead.

Feel free to let Miss Whitehead know if there is anything further that could be put on our class page to help you support your child’s learning.

Thank You
Miss Whitehead – Class Teacher

Mr. Taylor – Teaching Assistant
Miss Mayall – Midday Assistant

Mrs McDonnagh – Class Teacher (Tuesdays)


How can you support your child at home?  


Here is our Y5 Curriculum Overview: year-5

Help with Maths KS2

How to help your child learn their tables

What are we learning this week?

English: Persuasive writing – Should all Y6 children go to Kingswood?

Maths: Angles – Measuring and drawing different types of angles. Finding missing angles in a shape.

Science: Can you feel the force?



Homework is always given on a Friday and shared via the class story on Dojo.

If you need your login details, please see Miss Whitehead.

If you have lost your sheet, spare copies can be found in the classroom




Week Beginning: 24.04.17

Learning Intention: I can recognise and spell words with a suffix (doubling the consonant)

Group A:

travel – travelling

shred – shredding

begin – beginning

shop – shopping

hum – humming

kidnap – kidnapped

prefer – preferred

knit – knitted

flop – flopped

scrub – scrubbed

Group B:

pedal – pedalling

quarrel – quarrelling

dig – digging

mop – mopping

upset – upsetting

trap – trapped

label – labelled

stir – stirred

drop – dropped

rub – rubbed

Links – please click to open

Become fluent with comparing and ordering decimals

Click on this link to create your own story: Storycraft

Click on this link to create your own word cloud:

Equivalent Fractions Matching Game

Codebug: Click on this link to open the fantastic Codebug activity


Need someone to talk to? Follow this link.

Maths Frame

Consolidate all the maths we have covered this week!

Identifying Subordinate Clauses

Can you identify the subordinate clause? Use this quiz to test yourself

Clauses and Connectives

Use this page to remind yourself about clauses, connectives and different types of sentences

Ordering Decimal Numbers

Pop the balloons order from smallest to biggest. Can you beat our class time of 1 minute 36 seconds

Number Facts – Adding

Practise your number fact knowledge here!

Comparing ratios

Can you match the ratios of the same value?

Matching Fractions, Decimals and Percentages.

Can you correctly match the amounts?

Estimating Angles

Test your knowledge of all types of angles with this game.

Embedded Clauses

An opportunity to practise embedded clauses


Practise reading and plotting coordinates here!


Check out this incredibly useful website for ideas about how to improve your writing using: V (vocabulary) C (connectives) O (openings) P (punctuation)

BBC Online Safety Games

Learn how to stay safe and have lots of fun online by playing these fantastic games!


Brilliant for practising your mental maths skills and your individual targets. You can compete against people from all over the world, gain certificates, and even earn points to buy wigs. Crazy!