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Year 5

Croeso i Blwyddyn 5. Welcome to Year 5.

 

Class teacher: Miss Steel/ Miss Jones

Classroom assistant: Miss. Delloy

This term, Year 5 will be studying the topic 'Mexico,'

This topic has a geography focus and teaches children about the important events, culture and influential people from the country. During this project children will write an explanation text, learn how to use maps, discover key events and festivals as well as learn about Mexican food, music, and art.
 

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This term, Year 5 will be learning about the following areas: 

 

Maths: Rotation and reflection of 2d shapes. Naming 3d shapes and describing their properties. Drawing accurate lines and angles. Problem solving using bar modelling strategies. 
Literacy: Explanation text of a machine
Science: Forces
Welsh: Third person profiles

 

Weekly Timetable:


Monday - Reading books due in / homework returned (unless stated otherwise)

 

Tuesday -  

 

Wednesday - Heatherton trip 
Thursday -Swimming. Children will need to bring a swimming costume, towel and goggles with them every Thursday.

 

Friday - Reading books to go home / homework to be given out. Transition project to Pentrehafod every fortnight.

This week, we have been...

 

- Learning about famous places and landmarks in Mexico.

- Learning how to use bar modelling to help us visualise maths problems.

- Learning how to write an explanation text.

-Learning to perform the famous Mexican song 'La Bamba' using recorders, guitars and percussion instruments. 

 

Homework

 

Create a Power-point presentation on Mexico. Include everything you have learnt so far in class and anything from your own research. These presentations will be shared to the whole school in the Topic Celebration. afternoon. 

 

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First day of the Creative Schools Scheme

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Trip to the South Wales Police Museum in Bridgend

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