P5 Resources


Week beginning 18th May 2020

Thankyou everyone for your amazing work. We miss you all so much.
Here's another week of Home Learning.

If you would like to send a photo of your work you can contact either of us on:

msammon369@c2kni.net   or    ablack709@c2ken.net

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Daily: Read for 20-30 minutes   

Practise your Spellings

Practise your 8 Times Tables

Complete a page of Mental Arithmetic & Mastermaths

Continue researching the Egyptians 



                 island                      mention

                 knowledge              minute

 learn                       natural

   length                     naughty

library                     notice

    material                   occasion

         medicine                 occasionally

Please click on the links below for some interactive maths




You can continue on with the next comprehension from Literacy Shed. This week the questions are on Gladiator.


We have also included a lovely short film called "The Black Hat". You will find it below the other Literacy Shed materials.

There are some really good worksheets for you to try after you have watched the film. Enjoy!



Week beginning 11th May 2020

Hello again everyone, hope you're keeping safe and well. We miss you all and are super proud of you for working

   so hard at home, it's not easy.

Here is another week of Home Learning.

Everyday we would like you to do the following:

Continue reading for 20-30 minutes

Practise your spellings:  

forwards                       fruit

   grammar                       group  

  guard                            guide  

heard                            heart

height                           history

imagine                        increase

important                     interest 


Practise your 7 times tables


Complete a page of your Mental Arithmetic & Mastermaths


Continue researching the Egyptians and feel free to send us photos of your work


 This lesson contains some activities to practise problem solving with multiplication and division.

     This lesson includes: one video and three interactive activities. Please click on the link below:



 Please click below for a short video on how to divide with remainders

Short division with remainders 

This week we are sending you some comprehension work from Literacy Shed. You can start with Enormous Eruptions and complete the answers in your English exercise book. Enjoy!



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 Stage 4 Reading Packs - Stage 4 Pack a.pdfDownload
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Week beginning 4th May

We would be delighted if you would read everyday for 20-30 minutes,


Practise your weekly spellings until you know them,

Practise your times tables, ( 6X's)

Complete a page of your Mental Arithmetic and Mastermaths 

Continue to research the Egyptians BBC Bitesize Yr5/P.6

and send us any photos of your work.

We also want you to have lots of play!


Spellings: Continue on with learning the next 14 spellings which are these if you were going down the columns on the list. 


difficult exercise
disappear experience
early experiment


eight famous
eighth favourite




Go over your 6 times tables. 

Click on the link below for a fun game which will help you with your tables.


Addition and Subtraction Problem Solving





Possessive Nouns



Have a go at designing your very own ancient Egyptian death mask!





Starting today Tuesday 28th April BBC Bitesize has a lovely lesson on reading maps and understanding symbols.  This would be useful when we're researching the Egyptians.  Have a go at making your own map using your new learning.  Just use the link below.


Also starting today Tuesday 28th April is subtracting two 3 digit or 4 digit numbers from each other on BBC Bitesize Year4/P.5 lessons.  




Good Morning P5 and welcome to a new week of Home Learning!

For spelling this week you can continue on with the next 14 words and for tables you can concentrate on the 6 times tables.

If you go into BBC Bitesize Daily lessons Y5/P6 they have a whole set of great videos and activities on the Ancient Egyptians. Please keep any work you do and we will be delighted to see it when we are back at school. Alternatively you can take a photo of it and ask your parents to email it to me or Mrs McGirr.

Also on BBC bitesize this week they are doing lessons on prepositions on Y4/P5 page which would be really good revision. Your work can be completed in your English exercise book.

You can continue working from your Mastermaths and Mental Maths books this week-try to do some Maths every day if possible. For some extra activities BBC bitesize are doing lessons on addition of 3 and 4 digit numbers.

Also for Art this week you could do some research on the artist Matisse. Write down some interesting facts about him and try to copy one of his pieces.

Hope that this keeps everyone focussed on their work this week. We will be in touch very soon with some more ideas and in the meantime please email us with any pictures of work or queries you may have.

Mrs Sammon and Mrs McGirr.

A fraction sheet for you to try

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Please find a KWL sheet for you to complete below. We do this at the beginning of each topic to find out what the children know and what they would like to find out. As we progress through the topic, pupils will write down things they’ve learned in the ‘L’ column. You can download this sheet or you can take a page in your topic book and divide it into 3. Have fun, 

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A decimal worksheet for you to try. Enjoy!



Hello P5

Hope everyone is doing well. You probably still have lots of work to do from your packs that we sent home but just in case you would like some extra activities, we are going to start putting up some new ideas here for you.

BBC Bitesize have started doing daily lessons on their website. You can follow the link to Northern Ireland KS2 and they have super lessons for you to take part in every day.

On the 24th April they are a doing a lesson on the poem Please Mrs Butler by Allan Ahlberg which sounds really good. They did a lesson today on place value in Maths  which would be good revision for everyone.

We are all huge fans of the Learning NI Newsdesk in P5. You can go into this through your my school login page. If your password has expired or is not working you can get your parents to send me an email and I will reset it for you.

My email is msammon369@c2kni.net and I can do this for both classes.

This week at home we would like you to go back over your 3, 4 and 5 times tables so that you know them really well. We are also going to post a  spelling list for you to start working on. This week you can concentrate on the first 14 words.

Also over the next couple of weeks we would love you to design a simple card for our Roots of Empathy babies. Mrs McGirr's class for baby Emmie and Mrs Sammon's class for baby Emilie. On that card we would like you to write a wish for the baby's future- for example I would like Baby ____ to have lots of good friends. Enjoy doing this lovely activity and we will collect them in when you are all back at school.

Finally for now we hope that you are all getting the chance to enjoy reading lots of fabulous books. We will be in touch soon again. 

Hello everyone, its Mrs Gardner here. I hope you are all keeping safe and well. I know its been quite a while since we all have seen each other and I miss you all. I have been talking to Mrs McCluskey and she has sent me a beautiful video of baby Emilie. She has changed a lot since the last time we all were gathered around the green blanket. Have a look and see what she can do now.

Baby Emilie can now

  • Sit up
  • Laugh
  • Clap her hands
  • Hold things in 1 hand
  • Hold her bottle in her hands and drink
  • Move around on her belly, she is almost crawling
  • Use the pincer grip to hold small objects

She has grown and developed so much and can do all of these new things. It is so lovely to see her and thank you to Mrs McCluskey for sending us this.

We hope you and your beautiful family are keeping safe and we look forward to seeing you both soon.


Below are a selection of resources for P5 children. You can download and print the activities to use at home.

 3rd-4th Class Procedural Writing Template.pdfDownload
 Bog Conservation PowerPoint.pptxDownload
 Bogs Fact File.pdfDownload
 Bogs in Northern Ireland PowerPoint.pptxDownload
 Brilliant Bogs Quick Quiz.pptxDownload
 Brilliant Bogs Word Search.pdfDownload
 British Birds Mindfulness Colouring Pages.pdfDownload
 Cloze Procedure About Giraffes Worksheet.pdfDownload
 Colour by Multiplication and Division to 12 x 12 Worksheet.pdfDownload
 Design a Parachute Challenge Worksheet.pdfDownload
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