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“STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE IN A CARING ENVIRONMENT” “YMDRECHU AM RAGORIAETH MEWN AMGLYCHEDD GOFALGAR”

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Year 5

Croeso i Flwyddyn 5

Welcome to Year 5

Meet the staff!

 

Class 12 - Mrs Beavan

 

Class 13 - Mrs Morgan

 

 

In line with our school policies we will attempt to read and respond to emails as soon as possible within our daily work hours. If there is a matter of a more pressing nature please contact the school office and they can direct accordingly. Diolch

 

Welcome to the Year 5 class page! We are a group of lively children who enjoy school and work hard. Please explore our class page to find out what is going on in classes 12 and 13 throughout the year.

Outdoor Learning

We have been very lucky to have Mrs Vale in year 5 this year to take us Outdoor Learning. We have been learning about fire-lighting, making pictures out of natural materials, drawing using chalks, team-building and have taken part in meditation sessions. We are building towards den-building and are enhancing the skills we will need for this. It's lots of fun!

Class 13 Creative School Project

Class 13 have been lucky enough to be chosen to do the Arts Council of Wales' Creative School Project for this year. It is a project where creative practitioners work with individual schools to deliver a bespoke programme of learning. The schools gain access to creative professionals, their skills and resources to improve teaching and learning. It is a wonderful project to be a part of and this is now Gwauncelyn's second year of working alongside the Creative School team.

The focus for the project is to explore the culture of Wales whilst adapting the outdoor area. We are so lucky here at Gwauncelyn that we have the lovely grounds surrounding our school and we wanted them to be part of the children's learning experience. The children will be studying 'The Mabinogion' stories and will be enhancing their drama skills, literacy skills and oracy skills by working alongside Jo White. In addition to this, the children will also be working alongside Jason Hicks, who is a set designer and prop maker. It's creativity all around!

Our First Sessions with Jo!

Children In Need Day 2021

Year 5 are having a great Pudsey Day!

We have worked out with Joe Wickes, while doing a quiz! As well as working our bodies and brains, we then practised some meditation with Dr Ranj. Check out our pictures below.

Looking for a good book to read and run out of idea? Have a look at the suggestions on the Year 5 book lists to find your next great read!

Bryn Celynnog Six Reading Keys