In Year 5, your child will find multiples and factors, and will solve more complex problems. Help your child learn at home with our advice and activities.
Blog posts for: Year 5
In Year 5, your child will continue to learn about fractions as numbers, measures, and operators. They will learn about percentages and thousandths.
Education expert James Clements runs through everything you need to keep your child’s reading skills developing during the school lockdown.
Find out how reading comprehension is taught throughout primary school, and take a look at our books, advice, and free activities to help at home.
Find out what will be expected of your child in maths in Year 5 at primary school, as they continue to develop their mental arithmetic skills.
A guide to grammar and literacy terms used in schools, with definitions, how-to videos, and practice activities. From adverbials to conjunctions.
In Year 5, your child will know numbers up to 1,000,000, and Roman numerals up to 1000 (M). Help your child at home with our activities and advice.
In Year 5, your child will convert between metric and imperial units. They will find and use area and perimeter, capacity and volume, and units of time.
A guide to grammar and literacy terms used in schools, with definitions, how-to videos, and practice activities. From modal verbs to pure sounds.
Find out how Oxford Levels and levelled readers can support and develop your child’s reading skills even after they’ve learned how to read.
Find out what children will learn in spelling, grammar, punctuation and writing at school in Year 5.
Learning times tables can be fun! Help your child learn their times tables with our free top tips, videos, quizzes and worksheets.
Education expert James Clements talks about how children who are already confident readers can get the most out of their reading.
What can we do to help our children to make progress over the term ahead? James Clements shares his tips to help boost skills and knowledge.
Building confidence in maths early on will pay back many times over. Get tips for developing your child’s mental arithmetic skills.
Have fun practising your maths skills with these games, activity sheets, and videos.
Science at primary school is practical and exciting. Children love the chance to learn through being totally hands-on and finding things out for themselves — the perfect way to understand the world around them.
Considering applying for your local grammar or independent school? Find out more about the 11+ exam and how you can help your child prepare at home.
Get involved with National Numeracy Day 2021 and help your child’s confidence grow, with our top tips and free maths activities.
In Year 5, your child will use acute, obtuse, and reflex angles and will draw and measure angles in degrees. They will translate and reflect shapes, and will investigate regular and irregular polygons.
Keeping your child’s screen time manageable can be tricky, especially at the moment. Education expert James Clements gives us his top tips.
Education expert James Clements talks about the lessons we can learn from teachers about helping your child to learn at home.
Once your child has mastered decoding, it can be liberating to choose whatever books they like – but there are still benefits to structured reading schemes.
Flummoxed by fractions? Dismayed by decimals? Perplexed by percentages? Get tips for exploring these tricky concepts at home.
In Year 5, your child will mentally solve problems involving large numbers, and will tackle longer multi-step calculations. Help your child learn at home.
James Clements shares his advice on how we can work together with teachers to help our children be happy and confident at school, and gives his tips on getting the most out of parents’ evening.
11+ tutor and writer Michellejoy Hughes explains how using the short Bond 10 Minute Tests can really help with structuring summer revision for the 11+
In Year 5, your child will learn to read and create number lines. They will interpret timetables and will solve problems using statistical information from graphs and charts.
11+ tutor and writer Michellejoy Hughes explains what the exam involves, how marking works, and what you can do to help your child prepare.
Education expert and writer James Clements explains what your child would be learning at school, and how we can use (or not use) the curriculum at home.
Money isn’t everything, but being ‘good with money’ is undoubtedly a useful life skill. Read Fiona Lazenby’s top tips for practising using money with your child.
Once your child has mastered phonics and word-reading, where do they go next? Here are our ideas to keep your 7–11-year-old’s reading skills developing.
Education expert and writer James Clements talks about the importance of reading to your child to boost their educational success in all sorts of ways.
Practise handwriting by writing a thank you letter to someone who has helped you during lockdown – like a teacher, a family member, or a healthcare worker.
Education expert and writer James Clements suggests 6 practical things you get get ready over the weekend for next week’s learning at home.
Maths expert Louise Pennington shares her advice for developing your child’s maths skills during school closures by exploring maths in the real world.
Find out what to expect in Year 5 at primary school as your child starts to embed the knowledge needed for the tests at the end of Year 6.
Educational expert and writer James Clements gives his 3 top tips of how to get started with teaching your child at home.
Tackle common reading problems with our expert advice on supporting struggling readers, engaging reluctant readers, and encouraging boys to pick up a book.
Prepare your children for the Key Stage 2 SATs with Bond SATs Skills workbooks, developing core maths, comprehension and English skills.
Education expert James Clements shares his ideas for keeping the children busy – in a constructive way – when you need to be getting on with something.
Maths expert Andrew Jeffrey shares five easy-to-implement strategies that can make a positive difference to our children’s maths learning at home.
Mathemagician Andrew Jeffrey suggests ways you can support your child’s maths development at home without needing to be an expert.
Answer questions about these common maths terms.
Practise identifying Standard and Non-Standard English.
Answers to the Oxford Primary Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary activity sheets.
Year 5 | Age 9–10. Copy suffixes, and write words containing them, to practise forming ascenders correctly.
Answers to the activity sheets from Nelson Grammar.
This bumper activity book will help your child to progress with core KS2 maths skills while having fun!
Year 5 | Age 9–10. Practise using the correct homophone in context.
This bumper activity book will help your child to progress with core English skills while having fun!
Year 5 | Age 9–10. Copy a pattern and write words, practising slanted writing.
Test your grammar knowledge on subjects like possessive apostrophes and modal verbs with these.
Practise spelling with these wordsearches and crosswords.
Practise spelling with lots of engaging activities.
Year 5 | Age 9–10. Read and anaylse three texts that involve heros and heroines.
Test your grammar knowledge on subjects like tenses, prepositions, and clauses.
Answers to the activity sheets from Nelson Comprehension.
Don’t have Numicon shapes at home? Download, print, and cut out these free Numicon shapes.
Practise your times tables knowledge with this quick quiz. Answer 15 questions about the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.
Practise your times tables knowledge with this quick quiz. Answer 10 questions about the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.
Practise your times tables knowledge with this quick quiz. Answer 25 questions about the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.
Which audio extracts are from fiction texts?
This activity book will help your child to progress with core maths skills while having fun!
Answers to the Oxford Primary Illustrated Maths Dictionary activity sheets.
This activity book will help your child to progress with core reading comprehension skills while having fun!
This activity book will help your child to progress numbers and data handling skills while having fun!
Answers to the Oxford Primary Illustrated Science Dictionary activity sheets.
This activity book will help your child to progress with maths problem solving skills while having fun!
This activity book will help your child to progress with grammar, punctuation and spelling while having fun!
Practise your multiplication and division skills.
Practise calculating with decimals.
Read ‘The Cactus Garden’ and answer the questions to practise reading comprehension.
Read ‘Pirate Attack’ and answer the questions to practise reading comprehension.
Practise your geometry skills by transforming shapes.
Practise your measurement skills by looking at perimeter, area, and volume.
Find the different areas of scientific study in the wordsearch and match them to the correct description.
Three of Shakespeare’s stories, carefully retold to help children discover the delights of the Bard. Includes Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar and The Winter’s Tale.
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