Year 5 Noticeboard

Croeso i Bwrdd Neges Y5

 Welcome to the Y5 Noticeboard!


If you were unable to attend the “Meet TheTeacher” meeting, click on the “Welcome Parents Yr5 2018” link in red below to download the Power Point used which gives an outline of Year 5:

Welcome Parents Yr5 2018

The children have had a very busy start to Year 5. This week we visited the Dylan Thomas Theatre to watch a performance by ‘Theatr Na Nog’ of the White Feather and then we watched a fabulous science demonstration at Swansea University. The children were well behaved and learned a lot from the experiences.

Week beginning November 12th

We have now begun our topic on World War 2. If your child has any artefacts they would like to share with the class (please not anything too valuable or sentimental) send them in, we would love to see them.

Literacy – information text – we have planned a Revolting Recipe which we will be writing then editing.

Maths – fractions and TTRockstars

Science – sound

ICT – completing posters on SPAM

History – the causes of WW2

Welsh – writing a description in the 3rd person

TRIP – we will be visiting Vue Cinema on Wednesday morning, please could and outstanding consent forms be sent into school.

SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHS – Monday after school with any siblings not of school age

Tuesday – Y5 and any siblings in school

FRIDAY – Children in Need – wear something spotty


Our topic this term is World War 1 followed by World War 2. This week we have begun to investigate some of the causes of the war.


PARENTS EVENINGS ARE ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY – if you haven’t made an appointment please see your child’s class teacher.

The Hallowe’en Disco is on Thursday

Literacy – we will be focusing on grammar and poetry

Maths – time

History – the end of World War 1 and its consequences.

Welsh – Dyma fi – using and extending known sentence patterns

Science – sound



Week beginning Monday 8th October.

On Wednesday the children in Year 6 will be raising money in aid of Ty Hafan. There will be stalls where the children will have the opportunity to purchase items for around 20p. If the children wish to bring in items(in good condition) to be sold, they can do so by Monday.

There will be no Film Club on Monday.

Maths – subtraction involving 2 and 3 digit numbers

Literacy/History – studying letters from the trenches, finding out what they can they tell us about conditions and using them to plan and write our own letters home.

History – research. Using the internet to answer questions about the past.

Science – Light – making periscopes

ICT – altering images

Welsh – describing people

PE – using our large ball skills in games.

Week Beginning Monday 1st October

Maths – Continuation of place value of decimal numbers and reasoning skills, drawing tables to help solve problems
Literacy- “Clever Writer Techniques, ” for use in our wartime letters home
          History – the role of women in war
        RE – Festival of Sukkot
        Games – Large ball skills and team work
         Welsh – Writing in the past tense
         ICT – Research into WW1
         Science – More work on light

Week Beginning  Monday Sept 24th

Maths – decimal numbers

Literacy – publishing an informal letter based on our visit to the theatre

History – learning about propaganda in WW! and creating our own posters

ICT – sending emails

Science – planning an investigation into shadows

RE – the Ten Commandments

Games – netball skills

Welsh – writing in the past tense

P.E. and games day is for Friday afternoon so the children must have appropriate kit in school. Please make sure everything is labelled!!

Spelling tests will be on a Friday this term. Spelling Journals need to be brought to school every Friday to enable your child to take their test  and to write their new spelling words for the following week.

We will provide weekly bulletins to keep you informed and the best way to contact us is through the class Dojo system.