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Welcome to Hawthorns (Class 5)



               Teacher: Miss Eckersley                   


Welcome to our class information page. Here you will find lots of photos, information and fun activities for pupils and parents including: your topic homework, newsletters, website links for fun games and learning as well as other information that might be useful to class 5. 


If you have any other ideas for our class page that you think would be beneficial to share with the class please let me know.


Have you seen the Kids’ Zone? Play games and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites.

If your child is currently off school due to self-isolation, illness or school closure and you would like to continue their learning at home, we would recommend the following resources.



This website is offering parents the use of their resources, free for a month. You can also download and save resources to use at any time.


Follow the steps below to access this offer:

Step one: Go to

Step two: Enter your details in the 'New to Twinkl' account box using the offer code CVDTWINKLHELPS


You can also access resources on this link;


You will then be able to access year 5 resources for your child at home. If your child requires a different level of work or you have more than one child at home, you can access all levels of work.



Classroom Secrets

This website is offering free resources to children and parents to help with home learning. See the link below:



Home learning packs available for EYFS, KS1 and KS2



This website is offering a free year 5 learning from home resource pack. See link below;



Top Marks

A free maths website that includes times table games. tables


Times Table Rockstars

If children have their times table rockstar log in details at home, they can also access the following website:


BBC Bitesize
This BBC website has resources for a variety of subjects for KS2 children.



A maths website with games and activities.
 Prodigy Maths

A maths website



Maths and spelling website. Now free for home learning.


Get Epic

A website for reading. Currently free for 30 days.


Spelling Frame

Free website to help children practice spellings.


High lights kids

A fun, educational and free website with games and activities.


Switch Zoo

A fun website with educational games with an animal theme.



A lovely website with many stories that children of all ages will love.


History for kids

A website with information about history.


Mini maths

A maths website for yrs 3, 4, 5 and 6.


National Geographic for Kids

Fun website



A website for English activities


World book reader

A website with a variety of books



Keep your child active with Joe Wicks' 30 minute PE home workout. A new video is posted at 9am every day.


National Literacy Trust

Split up by age group, you will find ideas and guidance for simple activities that will engage your children at home, while also benefiting their reading, writing and language development.


Listen to a story by David Walliams

Free audio books. A new story is available everyday at 11am.


The maths factor

A maths website with games, lessons and activities. Free during school closure.


Hawthorn class children can also complete some of our topic homework activities. These can be found on this class page in our homework section.

PRIDE at Snape Wood Primary


Super Points have been replaced with PRIDE points. At Snape Wood, we believe that every child should feel proud to be a part of our school and so we have introduced PRIDE points. Each letter represents an aspect of our school values:


P - positive attitude

R - respectful

I - inquisitive

D - determination

E - empathy


We use Class Dojo to record when your child receives a pride point.Image result for class dojo


We will be using Class Dojo in the classroom to record PRIDE points. Children can still collect points and spend them in the PRIDE points shop. You can also follow what's happening in our classroom by signing up to our Class Dojo app using a code which we can provide for you in a letter. This way, you can track your child's achievements from your phone as and when they happen. If you require a letter to see your child's Class Dojo progress, please pop in and ask Miss Eckersley.



Topic Maps

Please use the page links below to download copies of the topic overview for each term.


Please use the page links below to download copies of the termly newsletter

Creative Homework Topics

Please use the page links below to download copies of the creative homework projects

Helpful Websites support your child at home


Here are  some ideas for how to work with your child at home to support the skills they need at school. I have included documents about supporting your child in reading, writing and with their speaking and listening skills. I have also included a recommended reading list, which contains a variety of age appropriate fiction books to help inspire a love of reading. It is vital that home and school work together to help children reach their full potential. I hope that this will give you a few ideas about how this can be achieved. Please let me know if you have found this useful or have any further questions.


Click on the links below to see the support pages.




Helpful Online Sites For Children




The English area of the Bitesize website is packed with activities and questions 
to help you prepare for the National Tests in English. 

These revision pages have been put together by Woodlands Junior School to 
help students with their revision. 


You might like to try some spelling practise on this BBC spelling site



For spelling practice, Ambleside Primary offer an automated Look, Cover, Write, Check 
word bank. Really useful for brushing up on Key Stage 2 spellings.



This site will help with the new spelling, grammar and punctuation tests (you may need to make an account).





Get your head around addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Take a 
visit to Gere's Bike Shop and help them read their graphs and charts. Practise 
working out the mode, median and mean for a set of numbers. Take a look at 
time, mass and capacity. Investigate the properties of different shapes. Get your 
brain ticking with some mental maths questions. 


A daily practise to keep those brain cells sharp


Practise your tables with the games and activities on this fun site. 



Helpful online sites For Parents


Skillswise aims to help adults improve their reading, writing and maths skills. It 
is targeted at Level 1 of the adult Basic Skills Literacy & Numeracy 
Curriculums for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 


The School Run is a great website which offers free help on understanding grammar

terminology, as well as tips for how to help your child with their revision. There is also

an option to pay to upgrade to have access to their full collection of resources, too:


Grammar Glossary: 




  • Reading diaries should be in school everyday.

  • Pupils should read for at least 20 minutes everyday and record this in their diaries.

  • Spellings are tested weekly. You can find this weeks spellings below.

  • Maths homework is also given weekly. These can be found below.

  • The deadline for topic homework can be found on the homework sheet (see links in Creative Homework Topic section).

  • The shared Class 4 and 5 cloakroom will now, due to health and safety, be cleared out at the end of every week. Any property will be bagged and stored until the end of each half term. If property is not collected by this time it will be donated to charity. Please ask if you would like to look through for missing items.

  • Look out for more information regarding trips and upcoming events in the class and whole school newsletters


Reading is really important at Snape Wood. We want all children to become confident readers, who enjoy reading for pleasure. To support us in this, please make sure you read with your child for at least fifteen minutes a day and write this in your child’s reading diary. When your child reads 10, 20, 30 and 50 books, they will receive a certificate.



In Hawthorns, we follow the behaviour traffic light system. All children start the day on green. If a child breaks one of our school rules they are given a reminder and asked to change their behaviour. If the child does not correct their behaviour we move their name down to orange. If there is still no improvement the child's name is moved to red.  Children are given the opportunity to move up the traffic light system and we encourage children to work their way back up to green. If a child is on red and their behaviour does not improve they are sent for timeout in another classroom. 


Red cards are sent home if a child is on red at the end of the day or if they display extreme behaviour. If your child brings home a red card, please take the opportunity to talk to your child about their behaviour and sign and return the card.


Green cards are sent home on a Friday to children that have displayed positive behaviour and finished the week without receiving a red card. It is an opportunity for both school and parents to celebrate positive behaviour. The children really enjoy receiving the cards and look forward to bringing them home. If you sign and return your child's green card, they are entered into a prize draw. 

Additional Websites - Games and Learning