Category Archives: Reception

Rainbows and Raindrops!

Today the children have been learning about rainbows. The children learned all about the lovely colours and participated in a range of rainbow and raindrop themed activities. They chalked some lovely rainbows onto black card and finger painted a rainbow picture. They played parachute games with a rainbow coloured parachute, did some messy colour mixing, played in some sparkly water and even had time to make a lovely rainbow cake. What a busy morning!

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Board Games Club

The children are enjoying exploring a variety of different games in board games club. As well as developing a range of skills, including mathematical, language and social skills, they are having lots of fun too!
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Strong Levers!💪🏼

Continuing on with forces in Year 5, we looked at levers today. We witnessed how a small force could move a heavy resistance if you used a lever and fulcrum correctly. We even proved it with some of the smallest members of our school vs one of the heaviest! When the children had witnessed this we came back into class and experimented with different weights to put the theory to the test!
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Super Children…. With Superworm!

Welly Wednesday has been all about wonderful worms, and the fantastic book ‘Superworm’.

We listened to the story, joining in with the Superworm chant…..

‘Superworm is super long, Superworm is super Strong….’

we then danced to the Superworm rap, and then completed our fun activities… Take a look at the pictures. Continue reading

Siarter Iaith Competition

A chance to win a family holiday

30 businesses across three Welsh towns – Pwllheli, Swansea and Cowbridge – have placed a sticker featuring the Siarter Iaith mascots, Seren a Sbarc, in their windows. From Monday 30th April until Monday 7th May, we are asking primary school children and their families to seek out these stickers, take a photograph of one or more and share, along with the #SiarterIaith hashtag and their details, via the Cymraeg Facebook and Instragram pages, on Twitter @Cymraeg, or by emailing cymraeg@llyw.cymru, along with their details and where the stickers were found.

Each entry will go into a final draw where a name will be selected at random. The winner wins their choice of family break kindly provided by Yr Urdd – two nights away at Glan-llyn outdoor activity centre in Bala or Llangrannog activity centre. One child from each town will also receive a runner up prize.

Mad about Minibeasts

Reception are completely MAD especially when it comes to minibeasts!

The children listened to a fabulous story, and went off to hunt for some of their favourite minibeasts.

The children were expert investigators, finding slugs, snails, worms, wood lice we even saw a bumble bee buzzing past! Continue reading

Planting seeds.

The nursery and reception children have had a busy morning. They  listened to the story Jasper’s Beanstalk, then they went outside to do their own planting. They participated in a variety of garden themed activities. They painted a picture of a beanstalk, sorted different coloured beans into plant pots, played giant dominos, ordered stones into size, as well as lots of other activities. They all had a lovely morning, even the sun came out, eventually!

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Pasg Hapus

We celebrated Easter 🐣 today with an Easter service ; readings from the staff, recitals, songs and cornet playing.
Llongyfarchiadau to our Easter colouring competition winners. We’d like to wish you all a healthy and happy Easter. Continue reading