Coach Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7TE

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St Begh's Catholic Junior School

Welcome to Our Website!

Year 5 Home Learning


This page has been created to cater for pupils who are being educated at home at the moment due to the Coronavirus.
At the top of the page are a number of useful links to websites that children can access, including special competitions.
Please also look at the daily activities in the Curriculum Coverage section that can be downloaded and either worked on using online tools, or printed.
Twinkl (a website that provides resources for schools) is offering free membership for a month. Details of how to access this are below. We also recommend Oxford Owl. Access to e-books is free and the link is below.
At the bottom of the page are some top tips for parents and some documents/ activities to help with wellbeing.
Please contact School using the address or Class Dojo if you have any problems with passwords etc.
These pages will be continually worked on to provide ongoing support..

Useful Links


Testament The Bible in Animation

PE/ Active Learning 

Super Movers - Active Learning    

 Go Noodle - Staying active at home.   

Cosmic Yoga - YouTube yoga videos . 

Joe Wicks - Joe Wicks will be doing daily live PE lessons at 9 am every day from Mon-Fri. 


Pobble 365 - This website provides a picture every day with some activities. 

Once Upon a Picture - This website provides a picture every day with some activities.    

Oxford Owl - Top tips for helping struggling readers at home. 

Spelling Frame - Spelling practice. 

Story Time From Space - Astronauts reading stories from space. 

Audible - Audible have opened up some audiobooks for children.

David Walliams - Every day at 11am, you can listen to a different story from World's Worst Children Stories.

Lexia - Reading and spelling program.


Times Tables Rockstars/ Numbots - Times table and number bonds practice.    

White Rose Maths - A brilliant website that provides videos and questions for children to complete.   

The Maths Factor - This website provides videos and tasks that children can complete online. It is free to join.


Drawing Tutorials - This website provides a number of art tutorial videos.  


 Virtual Tours - There are a number of virtual tours of museums and landmarks that can be accessed from your home.   

Here are a few links: Natural History, St Peter's Basilica, Natural History Museum, International Space Station 


San Diego Kids - This website has a lot of information about animals and habitats. It has some excellent stories and games.    


BBC Bitesize - Links to all subjects.  

BBC Bitesize Primary games  

Smiling Mind - Short audio sessions to help with mindfulness 

Premier League Stars - Videos and activities to support with Maths, English, PSHE and PE. 

Newsround - Keeping children up to date with the world around them - creating opportunities to talk about the news with the children. 

ICT games - This is a free-to-play website that has ICT games. 

Music - Music with Myleene Klass. 

Science - Science with Professor Brian Cox. 


There are a number of competitions happening that give an increased purpose to children's writing at home. Here are a few links:  

Cumbria Tourism and Lakeland Book of the Year Poetry Competition

Tom and Jack Call, Write, Share Competition


To support parents during this period, Twinkl is offering everyone in England access to all Twinkl resources with a One Month Ultimate Membership, totally free of charge. 

Setting this up is really easy to do - go to and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS

On this website, there is a home learning section that can be accessed through this interactive document: Year 5 Interactive Home Learning Links

Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl is a fantastic website that provides free E-books for children. All you have to do is register as a parent after following this link: Oxford Owl

Click on the 'Join us' button in the top right hand corner and register as a parent.