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Swifts - Year 5 / 6 Class

Welcome to Swifts Class Page.

'Swifts fly high and travel far'.

Swifts Class Commemorate VE Day

Summer 1 Home Learning

Welcome back Swifts Class. I hope that you are all doing well and managed to have a good Easter! I have been enjoying seeing and hearing about many of you working hard at home - well done! Please continue to send your photos and work via email or Twitter. It is important that we all continue to practise our learning skills from home in what are very unusual circumstances.

Each day, you will be provided with a code to access 'Learning by Questions' to practise your skills in maths and 'SPAG'. Additionally, I will be setting a science task for you to complete on LBQ - the day you access this is up to you. There will also be a daily English document for you to follow. This will direct you through some really interesting reading and writing activities.  Please complete these every day. It might be a good idea for you to create your own timetable to help with your home learning!

After you have completed your LBQ work, I suggest that you decide on a project based activity to do in the afternoon. It may be that you want to work on the Geography project we have set up for you, or RE or Art etc.  It might be that you are completing some creative activities such as baking, gardening, practising your sporting skills etc - it is important to continue to practise the different skills required for different activities! Please do remember to take a break (as you would do at school) so that you can refresh yourself ready for your next task!

Remember that we are still in competition with Robins Class on 'Times Tables Rockstars'. At the moment they are winning 3-0! I will be continuing to post ideas and activities for you to have a go at onto our class page. I hope that you enjoy your next set of home learning. 

Keep working hard and keep positive during this time. I look forward to seeing you all working hard once again. Stay safe.


Mr Bradshaw

Swifts Class Gallery

Swifts Class have been working very hard on their home learning. I have been impressed to receive the images and videos so far and look forward to seeing and hearing about more of your learning. I hope that you enjoy seeing your friends too! Remember to email your pictures / videos and let me know that it is OK to put them on our web page. Keep up the good work Swifts Class! 

Mr Bradshaw

Swifts Class say 'Thank You' to the Key Workers

Learning by Questions

Please put your forename and the first initial of your surname
(e.g. Harry P).

Please note that there will be a daily maths and 'SPAG' activity set. Additionally, there will also be a science task set which you can complete on your chosen day.

Access Code (Friday 22nd):

Year 5: ukp
Year 6: yfa


There will be tasks set for Monday-Friday and will be available to be accessed on set dates between 9am-9pm. Please see the weekly timetable.

If you logout / are logged out of LBQ, please remember to log back in typing your name in exactly the same way. That way, you will continue from where you left off.

Times Tables Rockstars


Attempt to practise your multiplication skills using ‘Times Tables Rockstars’ for at least 15-30 minutes a day (if possible). Currently, Robins Class are beating Swifts Class 2-0 in the class competition.
School Postcode: BB6 8AB
All children have a username and password.

RE and Worship

PSHE - Resilience

Book Reviews

We would like the children to complete a book review once they have completed reading a book. We have attached a standard book review template for them to follow but the children can design their own if they are feeling extra creative.

Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spellings

Have a go at practising your spellings using the word mats.

 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 1.pdfDownload
 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 2.pdfDownload
 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 3.pdfDownload
 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 4.pdfDownload
 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 5.pdfDownload
 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 6.pdfDownload
 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 9.pdfDownload
 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 7.pdfDownload
 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 8.pdfDownload
 Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spelling Words Activity Mat Pack 10.pdfDownload
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Test your Knowledge and Learn new facts!

It is time to get your 'thinking-caps' on! The children in Swifts Class are busy creating their own quizzes to challenge you! I look forward to receiving more quizzes for us to have a go at!

 Maaike's Animal Quiz.docxDownload
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Outdoor Learning Fun

Upper KS2 - Meet the Teacher Presentation

Upper KS2 - Curriculum Overview 2019-2020

Learning by Questions Timetable

English - Summer 1


You will be provided with a daily writing task on the website.

There are links to different websites on them and this includes lovereading4kids.

The instructions for your adults are below as they need to register on this website so that you can access the book extracts.

English: Climate Change - Summer Term 1 (Week 5)

English: Inventions - Summer Term 1 (Week 4)

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English: 'Danny the Champion of the World' - Summer Term 1 (Week 3)

 Danny the Champion of the World 1.pdfDownload
 Danny the Champion of the World 2.pdfDownload
 Danny the Champion of the World 3.pdfDownload
 Danny the Champion of the World 4.pdfDownload
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English: 'Deadly Creatures' - Summer Term 1 (Week 2)

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English: 'It's Magic' - Summer Term 1 (Week 1)

 Friday 24th - English.pdfDownload
 Monday 20th - English.pptxDownload
 Thursday 23rd - English.pdfDownload
 Tuesday 21st - English.pptxDownload
 Wednesday 22nd - English.pptxDownload
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Summer 1 Focus Text - Reading Comprehension Practice

Class Novel: 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets'.


For those of you who would like to find some science activities, there are some websites who have produced home learning materials.

The STEM website has some interesting resources which have been selected as suitable for home learning and can be accessed by clicking here.

There are various videos and clips on the BBC Bitesize website - we would be learning all about Electricity this half term and there are some videos on the BBC that explain circuits and electricity. That website can be accessed by clicking here.

The Primary Science Teaching Trust has also provided some science experiment ideas in conjunction with Science Sparks - they are fun and easy to do - their website can be accessed by clicking here.

The Oak National Academy also has science lessons on their website. For example the Year 5 topic they are covering is Rocks - however you can always access the other year groups lessons to find a topic which interests you - their website can be accessed by clicking here.

 Sporting Challenges (PE)

 Design a Mascot.pdfDownload
 Home Physical Activity Tracker Primary School (2).pdfDownload
 KS2 Week 2 Friday Challenge.pdfDownload
 LSG Virtual Rugby Challenge.pdfDownload
 Personal Challenge Card Primary School (2).pdfDownload
 Sporting Pledge or Poem.pdfDownload
 Virtual Climbing Challenge LSG SGO's.pdfDownload
 Virtual Golf Challenge LSG _Lancashire.pdfDownload
 Virtual Hockey Challenge LSG 2020_.pdfDownload
 Virtual Netball Challenge LSG _Lancashire.pdfDownload
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 There are some super websites that can help your Spanish skills - one is the  Oak National Academy . If you click on the blue text, it should take you to their website.  You need to select your year group and then click on 'foundation' - this will then take you to a Spanish lesson.

There are also Spanish lessons on BBC Bitesize - there are all sorts of topics you can learn to speak about in Spanish !

For those of you who like a workbook - there is one attached for you from Mrs Esson all about time.

Have fun !

Upper Key Stage 2 - Sporting Events

UKS2 - 'Wonders of the World' Project

Worship Leaders

 The worship leaders group have done a fantastic job at leading our whole school worship this year. In addition, Maaike and Ellen represented our worship group at a recent event - they were both excellent representatives! Well done!

Robin has created these fantastic animations for you to enjoy! Thank you Robin - what creative skills you have!