YEAR 5 Curriculum Newsletter – Autumn 2016 Dear Parents, Welcome back to school and to Year 5 of the National Curriculum! The children and I are quickly settling into the routines of school life and we are looking forward to an enjoyable and productive academic year. At the beginning of a new term it […]
On Wednesday 24th June, Year 5 spent the day at Dyffryn High School rehearsing for the Duffryn High Transition Concert. During our visit the children enjoyed Art, English and Geography lessons with the Duffryn High teachers. The concert itself was a great success – all the Duffryn cluster schools performed songs from a […]
Year 5 enjoyed a great day in Cardiff Bay! We learnt all about the history of the Bay Area, the construction of the Barrage, land use in Mermaid Quay, and about sustainable building developments within Cardiff Bay. We used compasses to make field sketches and designed our own Cardiff Bay developments for a proposed site. […]
Thank you Janice! Year 5 have enjoyed an awesome year of Rugby with Newport Gwent Dragons! Well done everyone!
On Thursday 11th June, Year 5 and 6 pupils from Glasllwch Primary School took part in a Pupil Participation Network Meeting at St.Julians Primary School. The children, from Years 5 and 6, presented their 2014-15 Enterprise project ‘Health Yourself’ and shared their ‘Healthy Tuckshop’ Enterprise project from 2013-14. The children presented their projects with […]
Last week Year 5 visited Big Pit! We went on The Underground Tour to gain first-hand experience of life down the pit. We also took part in an interactive workshop called ‘Servants of the Empire’; we learnt about some of the jobs that children did during the Industrial Revolution. An exciting day had by everyone!
World Book Day What a celebration! World Book Day saw the children dressed in some fabulous, wacky and imaginative costumes. Well done to all of the children who entered into the book competition, it was a pleasure to read them. It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading.
Eisteddfod This years Eisteddfod was another great success! All of the children put on superb performances, playing a range of instruments, singing beautiful welsh songs and reciting poetry. Well done to all of the children who entered into their class competition. Da’ iawn pawb!