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Croeso i Fflwyddyn 5!

Welcome to Year 5!

This year, our classes are:

Dosbarth Glas - Miss Davies

Dosbarth Coch - Mr McLeod


The classes will be supported by Miss Birch, Mrs Atkins, Miss Annmarie and Mrs Nazir.

Year 5 PPA teachers will be Miss Perryman and Mrs MacFarlane.

Physical Education / Addysg Grofforol

Both classes will have their P.E. lesson on a Wednesday.  Children must come to school on a Wednesday wearing their P.E. Kit.


Please wear the following items to school on a Wednesday:

T-Shirt / Crys-T

Shorts / Siorts

Tracksuit / Traciau

Trainers  / Esgidiau chwaraeon


Please ensure all P.E. kit is labelled clearly.

Homework and Spellings


Homework and spellings will be set weekly via Google Classroom. Every pupil has been given a unique log on, if this is mislaid or you have any difficulties logging on, please see your classroom teacher.


Both homework and spellings will be set on Friday and is due on Thursday.


18.09.20 - Maths Homework - Place Value

25.9.20 - Language Homework - Where, wear, were or we're?

02.10.20 - ICT Homework - All About Me Google Slides Presentation

09.10.20 - Science Homework - Research Seed Dispersal

16.10.20 - Science Homework - Photosynthesis Presentation

Half Term - Black History Month - Research a significant person of the Black Community

19.11.20 - Language Homework - Homophones their, there and they're

26.11. 20 - Maths Homework - Doubling and halving

3.12.20 - Language Homework - Research an Endangered Animal

10.12.20 - Topic Homework - Investigate different moving toys

Reading Books


All pupil should have now received their new Book Bags containing their Reading Log. Pupils will bring home a new Reading Book every Friday and are asked to return their books every Tuesday.


Please encourage your child to read often at home and complete their Reading Logs when they have done so.


Below are some examples of questions you could ask your child to help them become better readers.

Accessing Google Classroom from Home

To access Google classroom pupils can download a FREE app via the App store on an ipad or iphone and via the Google Play Store on Android devices. Pupils then need to sign in using the username and password

provided to them by the class teacher. 


To access google classroom on a laptop or PC pupils need to go to and sign in with their HWB details.


Forgotten your HWB details?  No problem, notify your class teacher and they can help you out.

New Beginnings!


This year we will be focusing on monthly projects. 



Our first Project for the month of September is "New Beginnings."


This project will have a Well-being focus. Pupils will be participating a number of different activities to ensure that they where feel safe and happy upon returning to school.


Our big question for this project is:

"How does life start?"

Aboriginal Art

Life of Earth


Our topic for the month of October is 'Life on Earth'.



This project will be focusing on plant life. This will include characteristics of living things, pollination and photosynthesis.


Our big question for this project is:

"Are plants similar to humans?"



Stunning Start- Dissect Flowers

A Place in Time


Welcome back, we hope you all had a happy and safe October half term break. 


Our project for November is called 'A Place in Time'



This project has a focus on unique moments in History that have changed the World, including significant historical figures.  In Year 5, we will be looking at 'How society has changed over time'.  We will be linking our project to this months focus of 'Black History Month'.


We will be exploring how society has changed over time, focusing on influential people of the black community. This will include Rosa Parks, Mae Jemison, Nelson Mandela and Mary Seacole.


Our big questions for this project is:

"How has society changed over time?"



Telling the Time - Outdoor Learning Day

Winter Workshop


Our project for the month of December is 'Winter Workshop'.




This topic will focus on design and technology. Pupils investigate how different toys are made in order to design, construct and evaluate their own toy.


Pupils will also be getting very creative designing and making their own Christmas Stockings and Christmas Wreaths using their textile skills.


Our big question is:

'How do toys move?'