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Crickhowell Community Primary School

Crickhowell Community Primary School

Year 5



Topic for this term:

A Child's War

Any further details about this term’s topic:

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.


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.