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Year 5

Croeso i fflwyddyn 5! Welcome to Year 5!

5 Nen-me e yokoso!

Welcome to our Year Five webpage.

Please visit regularly to keep up to date with all our year group's news.

Our new Topic - Rugby World Cup,Japan 2019/Nihon 2019


We will be  celebrating all things rugby and Japanese during our new topic!

We will be finding out about the art and culture of Japan. Alongside this we will be learning more about the sport of rugby and the twenty countries who will be participating in the Rugby World Cup.


Topic Homework/Shukudai


You will be assigned one of the  twenty countries who will be participating in the tournament.

Your task will be to research your country and find out as much interesting and relevant information about your country as you can. Your Homework task sheet contains some suggested areas that you may enjoy investigating.

You will present your findings to your class at the end of the Topic, We will discuss the different ways in which you could do this during our Topic work.

Your classmates will love to hear all the fascinating facts and figures you will have found out about!


Year 5 Swimming Lessons


We are looking forward to beginning our daily Swimming sessions at Barry Leisure Centre this half term.

Our lessons will begin on Monday 7th October- Friday 25th October.

We will be swimming every morning during these three weeks and you will have the opportunity to achieve certificates and badges for distance and progress.


Important things you will need to remember:-


A swimming costume - Girls, please wear a one-piece costume

A towel

Underwear - very important!

Swim goggles (Optional0

Swim cap (Optional) - A swim cap can be great if you have long hair!

A warm/waterproof coat


Weekly Spelling tasks

Each week you will receive your new spelling word family. Your Spelling Tests will take place every Monday. Please remember to take home your Home Spelling practice sheet on a Monday and practise your spelling words daily.

Reading Book Bags


Each week you will have the opportunity to select a book to take home in your Book bag. Please read and enjoy your book at home and then return to school to be exchanged for a new book. We will usually change books on a Friday but it will be possible to change your books throughout the week during Reading sessions.

PE  Information

Our PE/Games lessons will usually take place on  Monday or Tuesday. Please ensure that you have your PE kit with you on both these days.

Your PE kit will be suitable footwear, a t-shirt and shorts or leggings. 


It will be important to have suitable footwear in school for our daily 15-Minute-Fitness sessions also.

Monday - Skip-a-thon

Tuesday - Jogging

Wednesday - Go-Noodle/Dance activities

Thursday - Mindfulness

Healthy Snacks

Please remember that we are a Healthy School and we try to bring only healthy snacks to school for our morning break.