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Welcome to Class 5!


Class Teacher: Mr Norman

LSAs: Throughout the week, we will be supported in class at different times by Miss Silva, Miss Stephens & Miss S. Williams.

Our class will also be supported by interventions run by Mrs Fergusson, Mrs Rowan and Mrs Adams


Weekly PPA & Management Cover: Health & Well-being lessons (P.E. and PSE)

 to be delivered on Friday afternoons (covered by Mr Smith & Mrs Cann)

Mrs Allen will cover usual lessons on Monday afternoons.




Term Dates relevant for Year 5


Autumn Term

September 2nd - INSET Day

September 3rd - INSET Day

September 4th - Children back to school

September 9th - Meet the Teacher Meetings (3.30pm & 4.00pm)

September 13th - INSET DAY 

September 14th - PTFA Car Boot Sale

September 16th - Harvest Donations Week

September 18th - Harvest Eucharist

September 26th - Judaism Day

September 27th - Macmillan Coffee Morning 9.15am

October 17th - Year 5 Worship / Class Assembly & Coffee Morning at 9.15am

October 21st & 22nd - Parents Evenings

October 23rd - Immunisations

October 25th - End of term

October 26th to November 3rd - Half term holiday

November 4th - Back to school

November 5th - Christian Value Day (Compassion)

November 6th - Hinduism Day

November 7th - Individual & Family Photos

November 8th - Christmas Shoe Box hand in

November 11th - Remembrance Service

November 18th - Year 5 trip to Sony (Bridgend)

November 18th - 22nd - Road Safety Week

November 22nd - Non uniform day

December 11th - Year 5 and 6 Christmas Performance Dress Rehearsal (Grandparents welcome) 2pm

December 12th Year 5 & 6 Christmas Performance (Parents Welcome) 9.30am

November 27th - PTFA Christmas Fayre 

December 13th - Christmas Party Day

December 17th - Eucharist & Messy Christmas

December 18th - Christmas Dinner & Christmas Jumper Day

December 19th - Christmas Panto

December 20th End of term

December 21st to January 5th - School holidays


Spring Term

January 6th - Spring Term starts

January 7th - Christian Value Day (Courage)

January 13th - Habits of Mind Day (Responsible Risks)

January 20th - 24th Open Your Eyes Careers Experiences Week

January 23rd - Chinese New Year Celebrations

January 27th - PTFA Film Night

January 31st - Mid-term Reports sent home

February 12th - PTFA Disco 4.45pm

February 14th end of term

February 15th to 23rd - school holidays


February 24th - Back to school

February 25th - Christian Value Day (Forgiveness)

February 26th Ash Wednesday Service

March 3rd - Eisteddfod

March 5th - World Book Day

March 9th - 14th Fairtrade Week

March 30th & 31st - Parents Evening

April 1st - Easter Eucharist & Messy Easter

April 2nd - PTFA Easter Egg Hunt

April 3rd - End of term

April 4th - 19th - school holidays


Summer Term

April 20th - Summer Term starts

April 21st Christian Value Day (Trust)

April 22nd - Habits of Mind Day (Thinking Flexibly)

May 5th-12th Welsh Government Testing Window

May 8th Bank Holiday Friday

May 11th Christian Aid Week

May 16th - PTFA Summer Fayre

May 21st - Class photos day

May 22nd - End of term

May 23rd - May 31st - school holidays


June 1st - Back to school / Year 5 Residential to Longtown (1st to 3rd June)

June 18th Fun Run Fundraising Day (PM)

June 22nd Year 5 Cycling Proficiency

July 3rd - Sports Day (PM)

July 6th, 7th & 8th - Tranistion Days (Year 5 spend the mornings with their Year 6 teacher)

July 8th - PTFA Disco 4.45pm

July 10th Reports sent home

July 15th - Eucharist

Please note - more dates and events will be added throughout the year. Any changes to dates will be communicated here and on Schoop.





What we will be learning about this half term...

Vile Victorians

We will be thinking about this when we focus on GENEROSITY as a Christian value this half term.

A Christian Perspective on Generosity

God’s generosity is best described as ‘grace’, love given freely without limit or conditions.  This generosity, once experienced and acknowledged by an individual, can in turn release a generous spirit towards others.

Reflecting as a Whole School Community
Some questions to consider:


  • Do pupils truly understand the concept of giving without seeking any reward?
  • How are pupils encouraged to act with generosity in both their words and their actions?
  • Which areas of the curriculum enable the children to consider the importance of being generous not only with material objects but also with time, spirit and talents?

What we have been learning in class....


Weekly Routines

PE Kit: Our P.E. slot will be on Friday afternoons. Your child will need black shorts/jogging bottoms, a white T-shirt or house coloured T-shirt and trainers. Children must bring their kit to school, rather than come in wearing it. I will inform children of any one-off changes to PE days and will send a Schoop message to you as far in advance as possible. 

Snack Money: A healthy fruit snack is available for each child for 30p a day or £1.50 a week. This can be paid termly using Parent Pay. 

Library Books: Free choice school library books and class library books can be changed at any point in the week. A free choice reading book can be brought in from home, providing it is checked with a teacher or teacher's aid before commencing.

Homework: Homework will be sent out each Friday in your child's Homework Book and will be due in the following Wednesday. Each week, they will be asked to complete either a piece of Maths or Literacy based homework which will alternate from week to week. There will also be a termly homework grid sent out based on our topic - children should choose one piece of homework from this grid.