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Year 5 Dragonflies

Hi Dragonflies! 


I hope you are all well and have been enjoying the recent sunshine in your gardens!


In the Home Learning Packs that we sent out, there was plenty of work to keep you going for a while. Each day, you should complete one Maths, one English and one other activity. We have also put our e-mail addresses on the packs so that you can keep us updated with everything you get up to. We are looking forward to seeing what you can get up to! 

As well as doing some work, we want you to have some fun and make the most of spending some time together.


Keep safe and keep smiling Year 5, we can’t wait to see you all again soon!

Love Miss Travers x


Parents, please remember that we are here to help you during these times. If you have any issues or any questions then please contact us and we will try our best to help. Feel free to keep us posted with what you are all getting up to- school related or not as it will be nice to hear from you! ๐Ÿ˜Š


Keep checking in. We will create some folders and keep adding some work to it to keep you all busy!


Thank you for your support ๐Ÿ’™ x

Update- 10th May 2020


Hello Dragonflies! It was lovely to catch up with you all this week- it was great to hear what you have been getting up to! 

I am missing you all so much and really enjoyed having a quick catch up! 


Please keep looking at our folders for each week. There should be plenty of bits and bobs to keep you busy. Make sure you check all of the folders so you don't miss out (Maths, Reading, Writing, Topic and Try something different)! All three of us love receiving e-mails from your grown ups with updates of what you've done and some pictures of some of your work- keep them coming! laugh


Keep working hard, hopefully we will get to see you all again soon. Also, remember to be kind to each other and take care of each other.


Love Miss Travers xx 




Update- 31st May 2020


I hope you all had a lovely half term. We have been very lucky with the weather we have had. This week should have marked the start of our last half term together, as well as been time for our residential. But of course, we have to continue staying safe. Although we would rather be together and heading off to Ironbridge, I know that you are all doing a fab job staying safe, being kind and looking after each other. 


It has been very strange being in school without you and it will feel odd being back with different children this week. Last time I was in, I even took down the Fair Trade competition posters, but I think it's pretty clear who won! wink

I had a lovely email from Kyan's mum this week, showing me all the things Kyan and his sister have done to complete the John Hunt Challenge! They have clearly worked hard and shown a lot of dedication to complete it! Super work you two! You can see a couple of examples of what they did for the challenges in amongst our images. 

Don't forget to keep sending your work in! All of the work that we put on is still in the relevant folders. Make sure you also check out the Try Something Different folder too!


I trust that you have all been keeping busy however you can. Don't forget to keep updating your time capsule you created. You might have lots in it by now and I'm sure you will add more in the weeks to come as well! It would be great to see some.

I have spent lots of extra time with my dogs so it will be strange having to leave them again! Jazz has been practising her posing (showing off her new collar) and we have been practising our selfie taking on our walks! laugh


I cant wait for some more e-mail updates from you, I love hearing what you have been getting up to! 

I have everything crossed that we are able to see each other again soon and end our year together. Remember to be kind and look after each other. As usual, keep smiling!


Love from Miss Travers xx


Update- 14th June 2020


Hello Dragonflies, I am missing you all so much! Although I am enjoying being back in school a bit more, it is not the same without all of you!

I hope that you are continuing to keep safe and look after each other. I know that some of you have been extremely busy! It is hard to keep up with what you are all doing! Please remember to keep us updated with what you have been up to! Equally, you/your grown ups can email with any questions or if they need anything from us! Although we cannot see each other, it is fantastic that we can still keep in touch and update each other! You should all be really proud of everything you have achieved since school closed! I know that doing your work at home is very different and sometimes tricky (and I am sure there are lots of other things you would rather do!!) but I am proud of you for sticking it out and doing what you can! I have enjoyed receiving emails about what you've been up to in the garden, from planting to playing archery, playing games to playing in the pool! You have been getting up to all sorts! 


I met Mrs Martin today to take our dogs for a walk. It is the first time they have ever met, but they are good friends now! They particularly enjoyed a good swim- well, apart from Bramble! In the first picture below, you can see the three of them sat together- on the left is Bramble, then Milo (Mrs Martin's dog) and then Jazz.


Remember to keep checking our folders each week. This week will be week 13! I really hope you are checking all of the folders as well, so you don't miss something exciting! I am in school this week, but I am going to give your grown ups a quick call so that we can have a catch up! I will ring after I have finished at school so keep an eye out (or should I say keep your ears open?!) for my call! It will be lovely to speak to you all again! 


Keep smiling and keep in touch!

Miss Travers xxx

Update- 28th June 2020


It was soooo lovely to catch up with most of you last week! I am missing you so much and I am so excited to see some of you this week as you return to school! I just wish we could all be back together like normal! This week is a little bit tricky, with the children starting school starting on the Wednesday and some of you being at different stages with our topics. For this reason, the work on our home learning page and the work we do in school will differ slightly. However, this will even out and we will all be doing the same work by next Monday! We will also be starting a new topic next week, which we will work on until the end of the year. It's going to be a good one!! I wonder if you can guess which subject it includes a lot of? I can't wait to get back into school and finish off the year with some of you. For those of you at home, please do keep in touch and keep sending in the pictures of all of the amazing work you are doing! Some of you have really impressed me with the work you have done and some of you look like you have been really busy and had some fab adventures!

I hope that you are all continuing to stay safe and take care of each other. We are still here for you and we are just an email away if you need anything. 

Keep smiling! 


Love from Miss Travers๐Ÿ’™xxx


PS here is an updated pic of my four babies! As you can see, Callie was so happy to be reunited with her sisters that she is smiling! ๐Ÿ˜†



Wow! Look at some of the work we have done in our bubble!



Prodigy Scores- Week 1


12 of you have been busy answering questions on Prodigy this week. Some of you have been a little bit busier than others! Congratulations to Milly who answered 192 questions correctly! Liam wasn't far behind though!

I wonder if anyone can beat that score this week?



1st place: Milly- 192 correct answers 

2nd place: Liam- 142 correct answers 

3rd place: Elizabeth- 91 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Milly (Dragonflies)- 192 correct answers

2nd place: Liam (Dragonflies)- 142 correct answers

3rd place: Alex (Red Squirrels)- 111 correct asnswers

Prodigy Scores- Week 2


Only 8 of managed to answer some questions on Prodigy this week, so not as many as last week. However, I can see that a few more of you have in fact completed your placement test instead, so well done! laugh

Unlucky Yusuf, you were winning for a few days!! 



1st place: Leia- 314 correct answers

2nd place: Yusuf- 252 correct answers

3rd place: Jakob- 155 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 314 correct answers

2nd place: Luke (Bumblebees)- 294 correct answers

3rd place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 268 correct answers

Have a look at Leiaโ€™s fab Easter Cake ๐ŸŽ‚

Prodigy Scores- Week 3


We have had a lot less of you playing this week, but I can let you off seeing as it is the holidays! I am pleasantly surprised to see that some of you have still been playing during the holidays! Well done!



1st place: Leia- 271 correct answers

2nd place: Jakob- 48 correct answers

3rd place: Kayleigh- 24 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Luke (Bumblebees)- 399 correct answers

2nd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 271 correct answers

3rd place: Louie (Bumblebees)- 134 correct answers


Prodigy Scores- Week 4



1st place: Leia- 215 correct answers

2nd place: Jakob- 78 correct answers

3rd place: Harrison and Emily- both with 13 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 215 correct answers

2nd place: Harry (Red Squirrels)- 108 correct answers

3rd place: Jakob (Dragonflies)- 78 correct answers


Prodigy Scores- Week 5



1st place: Yusuf- 221 correct answers

2nd place: Leia- 208 correct answers

3rd place: Jakob- 126 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Harry (Red Squirrels)- 256 correct answers

2nd place: Yusuf (Dragonflies)- 221 correct answers

3rd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 208 correct answers

Prodigy Scores- Week 6



1st place: Yusuf- 266 correct answers

2nd place: Leia- 217 correct answers

3rd place: Jakob- 205 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Ethan-James (Bumblebees)- 342 correct answers

2nd place: Yusuf (Dragonflies)- 266 correct answers

3rd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 217 correct answers


It would be great to see some new names on there next week! Oliver E, you were close, a few more this week and you might make it!! 

Prodigy Scores- Week 7



1st place: Leia- 218 correct answers

2nd place: Yusuf- 182 correct answers

3rd place: Jakob- 137 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 218 correct answers

2nd place: Yusuf (Dragonflies)- 182 correct answers

3rd place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 139 correct answers


Prodigy Scores- Week 8



1st place: Leia- 208 correct answers

2nd place: Yusuf- 142 correct answers

3rd place: Jakob- 58 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 222 correct answers

2nd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 208 correct answers

3rd place: Aiden (Red Squirrels)- 206 correct answers

Prodigy Scores- Week 9


1st place: Leia- 224 correct answers

2nd place: Yusuf- 144 correct answers

3rd place: Jakob- 141 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Ethan-James (Bumblebees)- 279 correct answers

2nd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 224 correct answers

3rd place: Yusuf (Dragonflies)- 144 correct answers

Prodigy Scores- Week 10


1st place: Leia- 72 correct answers

2nd place: Elizabeth- 38 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 226 correct answers

2nd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 72 correct answers

3rd place: Elizabeth (Dragonflies)- 38 correct answers

Prodigy Scores- Week 11



1st place: Leia- 102 correct answers

2nd place: Jakob- 86 correct answers



Year 5

1st place: Ethan-James (Bumblebees)- 293 correct answers

2nd place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 158 correct answers

3rd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 102 correct answers

Prodigy Scores- Week 12



1st place: Leia- 121 correct answers

2nd place: Jakob- 33 correct answers

3rd place: Emily- 19 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Ethan-James (Bumblebees)- 327 correct answers

2nd place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 259 correct answers

3rd place: Cameron (Red Squirrels)- 128 correct answers


Prodigy Scores- Week 13



1st place: Leia- 208 correct answers

2nd place: Jakob- 191 correct answers

3rd place: Thomas- 145 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 208 correct answers

2nd place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 206 correct answers

3rd place: Jakob (Dragonflies)- 191 correct answers

Prodigy Scores- Week 14



1st place: Leia- 225 correct answers

2nd place: Jakob- 136 correct answers



Year 5

1st place: Ethan-James (Bumblebees)- 266 correct answers

2nd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 225 correct answers

3rd place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 142 correct answers

Prodigy Scores- Week 15



1st place: Leia- 122 correct answers

2nd place: Jakob- 43 correct answers

3rd place: Kyan- 7 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 235 correct answers

2nd place: Cameron (Red Squirrels)- 137 correct answers

3rd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 122 correct answers


Wow! I am really impressed with those who have continued playing even since returning to school this week! Amazing work year 5! laugh

Prodigy Scores- Week 16



1st place: Leia- 72 correct answers

2nd place: Kyan- 15 correct answers


Year 5

1st place: Robbie (Bumblebees)- 304 correct answers

2nd place: Leia (Dragonflies)- 72 correct answers

3rd place: Ethan-James (Bumblebees)- 43 correct answers





Here are a range of websites that you can use to support whatever tasks you are doing at home:



Additional resources - BBC Bitesize 


In addition to the activities and lessons we have provided, BBC Bitesize are providing daily lessons. 1 maths, 1 English and 1 Topic lesson each day and they look great! Just follow this link to have a look at this week's lessons. 




Live P.E sessions with Joe Wicks - 9am Monday - Friday on YouTube. A perfect opportunity for children to “get active, bounce around and have fun” with the whole family! 




White Rose; they will be posting activities to complete, as well as at-home help videos to support Maths at home. All of the content on here will be in line with what the children would have been doing during these times if they were at school so are really valuable.


Maths 4 Kids - This channel on YouTube, upload videos to help with learning, these may come in handy.


Gareth Metcalfe - He is uploading live Maths lessons, to find out more go to the link, these will be starting from Monday.


Prodigy - your child has a login for Prodigy, this is a brilliant Maths resource and they can even battle one another!


The Maths Factor- made free until schools are open again. Maths activities, games and lessons from Carol Vorderman! 




                                     This sounds fun! David Walliams is reading a story every day! 



Topmarks - this website has a variety of games both for Maths & English that the children may enjoy.


Grammarsaurus- you can download another home learning booklet from here that is English based. Grammarsaurus also post some grammar videos on YouTube and I'm sure there is a particular favourite across the year group that you could show your parents!!




Harold – our happy, healthy giraffe mascot and a favourite with the children – will be posting a daily blog: Harold’s Daily Diary!

Each day he’ll be giving children positive, fun messages about what he’s doing to stay happy and healthy while he’s off school, separated from his friends. He’ll invite the children to join in with activities he’s doing.



General or a variety: 


Twinkl have a wide variety of free learning resources. They have also very kindly offered access to all of their resources with a 'One Month Ultimate Membership'. All you need to do is go to: and enter the code: UKTWINKLHELPS


National Geographic- have a look on here for up to date information and news, competitions and games!


Espresso - the school uses Espresso, your child has been reminded of this login, it has lots of activities on. 


Classroom Secrets have also uploaded free learning packs.


Teacher's Pet - Variety of free learning resource packs




The comedian Alex Horne is posting 3 fun/silly tasks a week for families to complete at home, you can record your attempt (keeping your clips under 1 minute) and Alex will choose a winner! Just post the video with the hashtag HomeTasking on Twitter!

Here is the link for Task 1: