Years 5&6 Home Learning

Welcome to the Year 5 and 6 home learning page. Content will be regularly updated to support parents.
For the latest resources available log-in to the LGfL learning platform please contact the school office with any queries and they will direct it to the relevant staff member.
You will have received information through the LGfL platform/e-mail about the work for each week and the simplified submission. For reference we will be also posting the weekly overviews for Year 5 and 6 here each week. Don't forget to follow our twitter account @SalusburySchool and Youtube account Salusbury School for daily updates.
If you are not able to complete all the activities - please do not worry! Just complete what you can and when it suits your family situation. 
Below are some extra websites you might find useful to support you with your home learning across the curriculum.
The DfE have released a list of recommended websites and platforms (many of which you will find below). For the up to date list please click here


All children's books and stories are being provided for free on audible at this time. Sit back and listen to your favourite authors!


Once you have registered (for free) you will have access to masterclasses on texts from a range of authors, including videos from the authors and activities linked to novels.

Story Time with David Walliams

Every day at 11am, David Walliams is releasing a new story to listen to. Sit back, listen and enjoy one his fantastic stories!


White Rose Maths

White Rose (the basis of much of our Maths in school) have created presentations and downloadable workbooks which are easy to use for parents. New material is being released each week.

Times Tables Rock Stars

This is a great way to encourage children to learn their multiplication tables. As they play they earn coins which can be used to buy more kit for their rock star. They are graded on speed and as they play they get faster and faster.

My Maths

Linked directly to the curriculum and providing both a teaching explanation/input and some practice questions for your child, My Maths offers great support for teaching maths at home. You will be able to access it through your lgfl log-in and teachers will push out appropriate work for your child.


Science Fun

One of the best things to do with children is get messy and make it memorable. The Kids Zone of the Science Fun website is packed with simple experiments to try at home. You'll hate the mess but love the memories you create together.


Purple Mash

Each week, a selection of daily activities will be produced on a range of subjects using their platform. Registration is free.

Busy Things

This is a wonderful resource which you can access using your LGfL username and password. It has sections built for EYFS, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two and is packed with interactive content for almost every subject of the National Curriculum. Have fun while you learn at home!

Think Ninja

This is an app-based service, which can be downloaded - it is aimed at young people aged 10-18. The app is guided by a ‘WiseNinja’, which is an automated virtual assistant, built on artificial intelligence and replicating a clinical psychologist. It focuses on mental health and emotional wellbeing along with coaching tips for staying well and handling stress. More information can be found on their website.



Señorita Chapela is reminding you to log onto Rockalingua and access the resources, explore videos, games and worksheets. She also would like you to have a look at the Spanish homework projects you could do at home! Challenge yourself and aim for Gold Level! Best projects will be shared on the school Twitter account.

Below are some resources from one of our after-school providers 'Speak like a Native' to help keep those language skills sharp.

Music's Cool

An online resource site created by Brent Music Service that can be used by parents and children at home. It has various sections – including a page for each year group and a separate page just for Salusbury Pupils!

Physical Activity

PE with the Body Coach

Every day at 9am Jo Wickes (The Body Coach) will be doing a 30 minute PE lesson from his living room. This is great for young and old alike and will help to get the heart pumping and and muscles working in the morning.

Disney Shake-up

10-minute videos based on Disney films that count towards a child’s 60 active minutes per day.

Super Movers

Combine physical activity with some academic learning! These videos help children move while they learn and support curriculum subjects, including Maths and English.