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Crickhowell Community Primary School

Crickhowell Community Primary School

Year 5

Class:

5

Topics for this term:

Warrior Princess and A Child's War

Any further details about this term’s topic:

Warrior princess

Who was Gwenllian? Why is she remembered as the ‘warrior princess’? Explore these questions and more in this special project about Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd and her impact on the history of Wales.

In this project, children will explore:
• who Gwenllian was
• what she did during the Norman invasion of Wales
• what influences she and her family had on Welsh history and culture

 

A Child's War

How did the Second World War affect Wales? Why were children evacuated from their homes? Explore these questions and more in this special project about the Second World War and its impact on the towns and valleys of Wales.

In this project, children will explore:
• what it was like to be an evacuee
• the impact of evacuation on children and their families
• the daily life of a child in wartime Wales
• the effects and devastation of the Swansea Blitz
• why some parts of Wales were more vulnerable to bombing than others
• the life of Anne Frank.

 

Every Tuesday, Year 5 will be swimming up until October half term. Children will need to wear a PE kit to school every Friday. We will also be practising the new songs for Young Voices. Mrs Davies-Lynott and Miss Fielding both have their planning time on a Wednesday.