Category Archives: FP Healthy, Confident Individuals

› have secure values and are establishing their spiritual and ethical beliefs
› are building their mental and emotional well-being by developing confidence, resilience and empathy
› apply knowledge about the impact of diet and exercise on physical and mental health in their daily lives
› know how to find the information and support to keep safe and well
› take part in physical activity
› take measured decisions about lifestyle and manage risk
› have the confidence to participate in performance
› form positive relationships based upon trust and mutual respect
› face and overcome challenge
› have the skills and knowledge to manage everyday life as independently as they can

Classical Creations.

As part of our Music lessons this term, pupils combined their creative skills with their knowledge of WW2. The children had free choice of any instrument and had to choose an event that happened during WW2. They then had to compose a piece of music, including the elements of rhythm and volume, that would emphasise the events.
They then performed to the rest of the class who provided feedback of two stars and a wish. Continue reading

Pontlliw Bake Off

The children were set a challenge to develop a variety of skills on Friday.
1. Research a wartime recipe – ICT
2. Buy the ingredients and bring in the utensils. LNF
3. Follow the instructions. Literacy
4. Weigh and measure the ingredients. Numeracy

We then cooked the ingredients. While the food was cooking, pupils washed their dishes and cleared the hall.
Then came the most important part… pupils tasted their creations. (Some tastier than others)
Pupils were independent throughout and were absolutely fantastic! Continue reading

Christmas Angels

A big thank you to the choir members who represented the school on Friday night at St Catherine’s church, Gorseinon. They sung 4 songs at the Tree of Light Festival. The organisers of the event were very impressed with the choir, particularly their sign language version of ‘White Christmas’. They are singing again on Sunday at Morriston Hospital at 11am for the patients, organised by the League of Friends.
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Could you crack the code?

Today Blwyddyn 6 were set a challenge to communicate by using the technique of morse code. The children weren’t given any advice on how to do this but had to problem solve with their team to light the bulb and communicate as they did during World War 2.

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Children in Need – Reception

What a great day we all had.

Reception dressed the part and had fun making masks, counting spots and creating fantastic Pudsey pictures.

All for a very good cause!

We were all so busy, they should be tired teddy bears tonight!