Year 5

Blwyddyn 5 / Year 5 (page updated 6th September 19)

Dosbarth Heulfre: Taught by Mrs Bethan Villalon

Dosbarth Gloddaeth: Currently Taught by Mrs Lowri Hughes-Sawicz. 

Mrs Mari Hughes

Croeso / Welcome

Welcome/Croeso to the Year 5 page.

Autumn Term Theme

This term we will be studying –

  • Water
  • Rivers (World, Wales etc)
  • Visit to Llyn Brenig
  • Floods
  • Map Work
  • Story Writing (message in a bottle)
  • Branwen (Welsh story)
  • Science – water cycle, insulation, dissolving sugar in water, water usage
  • BOBS – pupils will continue to have the opportunity to take part in these sessions.  They create healthy meals in the school kitchen and provide taster pots for other pupils to try!

Spring Term Theme

Our topic will be based on The Victorians and Forces for our science work. This will involve-

  • Studying Children during the Victorian era: work, school, home life
  • Study class novel Street Child by Berlie Doherty.
  • Drama ‘The little Match Girl’
  • Charles Dickens – Oliver.
  • Techniquest trip – Forces workshop
  • Science: Forces. What are forces?

We have many exciting lessons and trips planned for Year 5, which will enhance the learning experience of the children whilst we delve into this topic.

Year 5 Cycle Training first session

Summer Term

This term we will be studying:

  • Entertainment (Theatre, puppets, Punch & Judy and Llandudno)
  • Puppet Workshop
  • St. Lucia / Maldives
  • The Body (eating healthily)
  • Islam
  • School trip – Greenfield Valley Museum
  • Swimming Lessons in June. More information to follow.


Spelling and Maths:

  • The spelling list is given out on Mondays
  • Maths homework should be completed on
  • oral presentation in English

Reading Homework:

Children must read and record their reading with an adult at least four times a week. Reading Records and Daily Diary should be in school every day along with reading books.

Weekly tests:

Spelling and Maths test on Friday


Circuits on a Tuesday

Games with Mrs Owen on a Thursday