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Year 5

Croeso i fflwyddyn 5! Welcome to Year 5!


Welcome to our Year Five webpage.

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

Our new Topic - Stargazers


We are looking forward to our new topic which will be simply out of this world!


We will be learning about our solar system and the planets which are all part of the solar system. We will be researching the facts, figures, incredible time-scales, distances and weights involved in our solar system and finding out some amazing information along the way!



Topic Homework -Green screen Planet Presentation


Our Homework project will be to research a planet and present the information you have found out.

You will have the opportunity to present your findings in front of a green screen image of your planet We will soon be talking about the different ways in which you will be able to present your information.

Year 5 Swimming Lessons


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

Our lessons will begin on Monday 25th November - Tuesday 3rd December.

We will be swimming every morning during this time 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.