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In maths this half term, we are continuing to look at Fractions. In particular, we are looking at adding and subtracting fractions, improper fractions and mixed numbers that have different denominators and finally comparing fractions, decimals and percentages. We are also going to look at converting between improper fractions and mixed numbers. Click on the links below and work through each activity.  You should aim to do one activity a day to keep those skills simmering!  If you’ve completed all of these activities (or if you just want an extra challenge), then try out some of the problems in the ‘maths challenges’ document at the bottom of the page.

These activities are extra to what we are doing in school:

Fraction Oak Academy Activities:

Converting mixed numbers into improper fractions

Fractions, decimals, percentages and adding/subtracting fractions with different denominators








This half term, we will be reading a whole-school book called 'Bedtime for Monsters'. In this unit, we will focus on narrative writing.

This story writing unit on the Oak Academy Website will help you: The Viewer - Narrative Writing

If you would like to improve your grammar, take a look at some of these grammatical activties on the Oak Academy website: Grammar Activities for Year 5


In our topic, we are looking at Space. 

We'd like you to find out everything that happened during the Space Race during the 1950s and 1960s. What was life like then? How does that compare to now? Who was the Space Race between? Why was it called a Cold War?

Click on this BBC Bitesize link: Space Race - USA and USSR and create your own timeline identifying major developments in space travel. 


For a Science focus, why don't you find out more about our amazing Solar System?


Ongoing Activities

Don’t forget to read each day and complete a quiz on Accelerated Reader once you’re done.  You can also work on your tables on TT Rockstars and perfect your handwriting using “Letterjoin”.


Times Tables – (Y2-6) TT RockStars – ideally spend 5-10 minutes a day practising tables;



You will have your reading book and should continue to read for 10-20 minutes a day.  Once you have finished your book, you can log in to Accelerated Reader and take the test in the same way that you would in school. Here is the link for Accelerated Reader - - you will only be able to take the test within school hours. 

Year 1 – Year 6 can now access non-fiction online books on Myon.  To access these, go to Your child’s username and password will have been sent home separately.


Handwriting – Your child can continue to use Letterjoin at home to practise their handwriting: for handwriting practice at home and lots of fun activities. The parent guide and information letter can be downloaded from the website. 

Tablet login: 

Username:  eg8276         

Password:  Swipe an L shape

Desktop login:

Username:  eg8276

Password:  home


Purple Mash – Your child already has a log-in for this site and can access a multitude of activities and games.


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Fulfen Primary School

Rugeley Road

Main Contact: Mrs S Steele

Tel: 01543 226070

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