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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5


Here you will find lots of important information about what's going on in year 5.  We will also be showing some of our fantastic work as well as photos and school trips.


Autumn term topic

Our topic this term is 'Victorian Wales'.  We will be researching Queen Victoria  We will visit t Fagans and experience a day in a Victorian classroom and homes through the ages.


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We will be writing a biography on Queen Victoria, instruction writing through our Design and Technology project - design and create a Victorian house and we will be creating stories using 'Pie Corbett' methods. We will also be working closely with Miss Thomas from Dylan Thomas developing our creative writing through poetry.



Children must bring their reading files to school daily. Please listen and question your children on the story.  Guided reading will take place every Friday morning.  


Our Science topic

We will be learning about light and sound. The children will be conducting a number of investigations on this topic.



This term we will be developing our knowledge of the past tense and third person.  We will also be taking part in 'Drillio' everyday.


Physical Education

Mrs Bond's class - Swimming thursday morning - No jewellery is to be worn during these sessions.

Mrs Cosker's class - Thursday afternoon.  Please remember your PE kit.



Homework books are provided.  Homework will be completed on the weekend and returned to school on Monday morning.  There will be a selection of activities that the children can choose each week.  House points will be rewarded for completion of homework each week.  Spelling words will be given on Friday and the children will be tested on Monday morning.