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Click the link below to access 2021-22 Year 5's Gallery to see what fun we are having in our class!


Welcome to Year 5.  Croeso!

Staff in Year 5: Mrs S. Reece & Miss M. Gale 

I am absolutely thrilled to have you all in my class this year! I intend to continue to work as hard as I can, to ensure I can help you become the best that you can be. Miss Gale and I are both excited to see lots of your smiles as we learn new and exciting things together. 


We can't wait to help you learn and are excited to learn new things from you. Learning is a two way process and it is important we help each other along our journeys. There will be many things that are different to last year, and that is good because change can be exciting! Let's embrace it safely together and have lots of fun learning. We can't wait!




2021-2022 topics

AUTUMN TERM  1 THEME: Swansea: An Ugly, Lovely Town? (Humanities AoLE theme)

 You have already stated what you would like to learn during this term in our EPIC (Everyone Planning In Class) time during transition week 

AUTUMN TERM  2 THEME: Shine: Make a Difference! (Expressive Arts AoLE)


SPRING TERM  1 Theme: To Infinity and Beyond (Science and Technology AoLE theme)



PE Days: In Key Stage 2, we have two sessions of PE a week (Monday and Friday) Please make sure you are wearing suitable outdoor clothing and trainers for these sessions. 

There may be times where the nature reserve may be utilised also, and it may be a little muddy in the Autumn months. Please help us by reminding Mums and Dads to work with us and make sure you understand that sometimes, footwear may become a little muddy.  


Reading At Casllwchwr, we do many forms of reading:
Guided reading in groups and whole class  (same text for whole group- decided by the teacher with lots of talk involved teaching objectives)
Shared   (paired ,group and whole class)
Independent   (own choice)

Please make sure you have access to your library reading books into school every day.

Keep your Reading Eggs password safe! You will access Reading Eggspress for comprehension work.  I understand it may be hard for Mums and Dads to hear you read every night, so be independent and read to yourself when they can’t hear you. Try to alternate it as much as possible and try to read a range of books.


Homework given out on a Monday and to be completed by the Friday.   Check our class blog weekly for the set tasks. This can be found by going to the tree on the left hand side of the school website and clicking 'Class Blogs' and then you search for the Y5 blog. 


                   Reading every night for 20 minutes


Oracy Projects: 1 in the Autumn linked to topic and 1 in the Summer, linked to topic. These need to be something that you are interested in. 


I am really excited for us to learn together! Let's make our class the best that it can be, and always "Smile, love and be kind!' so that we remain happy. Happy classrooms are THE best places to be.


To contact Mrs Reece

Mrs Reece will endeavour to reply as soon as possible.