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Ysgol Gynradd

GreenWay Primary School

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Year 5/ Blwyddyn 5

Croeso i Blwyddyn 5


Your teacher's this Year are

Mrs Thomas, Miss Vaughan and Mr Trend

During our SUMMER TERM our topic is 'May the Force be with you!'  We are very excited to learn about lots of exciting things this term for our topic.  These are some of the ideas which the children have given about what they would like to learn as part of our Pupil Voice.

  • Researching natural disasters
  • Making a storm
  • Volcano investigations 
  • Racing cars and forces
  • Making a storm dance
  • Sketching natural disasters
  • Investigating paper boats
  • Marble racing
  • Magnets
  • Designing and making balloon rockets

These photos are of our cricket competition at the Swalec Stadium...

During the Spring term our Topic is 'Our Heritage' We will be looking into the past and discovering Our Heritage.....Where we came from? Where it all started?  What life was life in the Victorian times?


During our pupil voice the pupils were very enthusiastic about what they would like to learn about during the Spring term.  

These are some of ideas....


  • How is different sports played in Wales?
  • Who are the famous Welsh people?
  • How many people live in Wales?
  • What and where are the castles in Wales?
  • How many people live in Wales?
  • What are the most popular foods eaten in Wales?
  • Who was the first King in Wales?
  • What was  the first language?
  • What are the famous landmarks in Wales?
  • Who were the Victorians?
  • Where did coal come from?
  • What was Wales famous for?
  • What were schools like many years ago?


We are looking forward to learning lots of facts about Our Heritage.


Our P.E. days are Wednesday's and Friday's so please ensure you bring your kit to school.


Here are some photos of the wonderful work we have been doing.....


During the Autumn term our Topic is 

'To Infinity and Beyond' 




The pupils want to find out the following.....

  • what does the galaxy look like?
  • how big are the stars?
  • what are the stars like?
  • which is the biggest planet?
  • are there animals on the moon?
  • how far is the moon?
  • what are the names of the galaxies?



We are going to have PE lessons on  Wednesdays so please bring your PE kit to get changed into.



Here are some photos of the amazing work we have been doing this term.....