Welcome to Class 5!
Some of the information that you might require about life in Class 5.
Physical Education - is held every Tuesday and Wednesday. On a Tuesday you will require shorts and a t-shirt as the sessions will be focussed on dance, gymnastics or HFW. On a Wednesday you will either need a swimming costume and towel or outdoor clothing for games based sessions.
Homework - Although it's not mandatory, homework is encouraged as it gives the pupils the opportunity to carry out extra research on a topic or consolidate their learning.
Reading is expected two to three times per week - Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
English or topic based studies - Monday
Maths - Thursday
Any child who does not have access to a PC or the Internet will be able to take part in the Homework Club arranged on a Thursday after school 3.30pm to 4.15pm
Welcome to Class 5
Your teacher is Mr Lawrence and the LSA is Miss Arnold.
The key word in Class 5 is INDEPENDENCE. We are aiming to prepare you for year 6 and life in the Comprehensive school. It is now time to create a work ethic that will carry you through the rest of your life. Our class motto is Imagine, Believe, Achieve. If we put our mind to something in class 5, we can do it!
Topics for the Year
Autumn - The Victorians - a look at life in Victorian Britain, with a focus on local history and how our community has changed.
Spring - Picasso's Spain - A study of the artist and his work, with a focus on Spain and it's climate and how it contrasts with ours.
Summer - Natures Nightmare - Focussing on the ferocity of natural disasters and their consequences, with a look at our wonderful world and what we can do to sustain it.
Our Exciting Trips.
Big Pit - A trip to Pwll Mawr in Blaenavon to experience how the mining community of Wales used to work. A particular focus on children working in the mines in Victorian Times. This is a world Heritage Site, and the 300 foot trip down into the mine is an experience you will remember for the rest of your life.
A Victorian Christmas - Visit Scolton Manor where you will find out what it was like to be a wealthy Victorian child at Christmas.
Llangrannog - A three day, two night residential course in the heartland of Cardigan. A Welsh language course with all the excitement of multiple adventure activities.
Woodland Walk - Visit to local woods to observe the changing of the seasons.
Tapas Time - A visit to a local Tapas cafe to identify some of the foods and language that we will have been studying as part of our topic for the term.
Hit the Surf - A day visit to Tenby's South Beach where you will learn how to look after yourself and keep yourself safe at the seaside. The RNLI lifeguards will also show you how to rescue someone and skilfully use a bodyboard.