Greenkeepers Rd, Great Denham, MK40 4GG


Great Denham Primary

Inspiring excellence; everyone, everyday

Year 5


On this page, there are additional resources, weblinks and ideas for children in Year 5 during a school closure or if you are isolating at home waiting for test results. If you find you have to self isolate for 14 days your child will have a home learning pack delivered to your house which should be used in addition to the resources outlined below. 

In your planner (home school book), explore

P95 - recommended reading books

P101 - Keywords - how many of the year 5/6 words can you spell? Can you spell the year 3/4 words too?

P147 - Roman numerals - can you read and write them?

P148 - time

P150 - 2d shapes

P151 - 3d shapes

P153 - Map of the United Kingdom - do you know all our home countries?

P154 - World map - which countries can you pick out?

P155 - Country flags and capitals - how many can you remember?

P158 - Random acts of kindness

P160-162 - The body

P163 - Spanish words - can you count to 20 and re-call the days of the week?


Links for Spring Term project - Frozen Worlds – Adventure to Antarctica


BBC Bitesize – Let’s Explore Antarctica -

DK Findout! – Antarctica Continent Facts -

Cool Antarctica -

National Geographic Kids – Polar Habitat -

National Geographic – Antarctica -

National Geographic – Explorer Classroom -

National Geographic – Emperor Penguins -

National Geographic – Destination Antarctica video -

Discovering Antarctica -

WWF –Polar Regions -

STEM – Polar Regions -

BBC Bitesize – Day and night in the world’s most Northerly city -

BBC Bitesize – Classification -

BBC Bitesize – Life cycles KS2 -

Kid’s Britannica – Ernest Shackleton -

Kid’s Britannica – Polar exploration -



The link below will take you to the top-recommended reads for Year 5. Some of these books you may have at home or can be purchased on Amazon or on Kindle. 


Recommended reads for Year 5


Use your mathletics login to complete your homework tasks for the week and then play additional games and activities. 

 Practice your time's tables using your TTRockstars login. 


 BBC Bitesize Home Learning

The BBC have produced lessons and resources for parents to sue with their children linked to the national curriculum. 

BBC Bitesize home learning Year 5

National Oak Academy

Use the link below to the National Oak Academy and select Key Stage 2 to find lessons for your child to follow.

Links to Autumn term project - Egyptians

Research for your project, using the links below.  Show us what you have learnt! 

Horrible Histories- Awful Egyptians 


Egyptian Diet:

Hierarchy of Egypt:


Egyptian fashion:

Howard Carter: