“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn”
Dear Parents / Annwyl Rhieni,
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- Electronics Everywhere!
Year 4 have had a great start to their new topic of Robots! They have investigated circuits, and begun to make Doodlebots (although some of the components didn’t work but a new set has arrived ready for next week.) They have also had a go at creating some 3D art, and started to have a […]
- Christmas Party – Part 2!
On the 18th and 19th of December, the year 4 Christmas party was really fun, and the children thoroughly enjoyed it! They played lots of games like musical statues and bumps, but the highlight was playing the world’s longest game of pass the parcel which went on for ages! The children also enjoyed all of […]
- KS2 Christmas Concert – Youtube
You can now find the recording of our KS2 Christmas Concert on YouTube using the following link: https://youtu.be/nom8_ikw6U0 https://youtu.be/nom8_ikw6U0
- Maths Magic!
This morning, 12 pupils from year 2 to 6 took part in a maths magic competition at Pontarddulais Comprehensive. They all played brilliantly well, with the year 3, 5 and 6 children reaching and semi-finals and year 6 making the grand final! Unfortunately they were just pipped to the post, but represented the school excellently. […]
- Stars, in their multitude!
Year 4 have been busy working on their Christmas enterprise craft making and decorating star decorations ready for the Christmas Fair. They have worked really hard and there is glitter everywhere!
- Sêr Yr Wythnos
Llongyfarchiadau to our stars this week.
- Road Safety Assembly
This week is Road Safety week. Our Safety Soldiers pupil voice group contacted Charlie from the road safety team and he very kindly came in to take assembly for us today. We discussed possible dangers for pedestrians and drivers, and Charlie showed us how many accidents gave happened recently in our local area. The children […]
- #AntiBullyingWeek How Serious is Bullying?
Year 4 have spent some time this morning discussing various scenarios, and trying to decide if any type of bullying is more serious than another. It was a hard task as, ultimately, any type of bullying is serious and can have serious consequences and impacts on everyone. They were incredibly mature in their discussions, and […]
- Aldi Kit for Schools.
Unfortunately we have 70 spaces left to fill on our poster. We have filled a staggering 830 stickers! Wow, thats an outstanding amound spent in Aldi. The closing date to send the poster, is the 18th of November, to be in with a chance of winning the sports kit and the £20,000 draw. A massivve […]
- Manipulable Maths!
Year 4 have been working hard this week investigating and using concrete manipulables in maths lessons. They’ve been adding, subtracting and multiplying using a range of resources and started t find their favourite things to use!
- Cactus Magnets
This week, year 4 have been designing and making cactus magnets! They came up with a series of ideas, then selected their favourite one to make. We made a huge mess making the salt dough, but worked hard at measuring accurately, then mixing and working the dough into a useable form. Once they had been […]
- Harvest Service 2019
Today saw the whole school head to Pontlliw Village Hall for our annual Harvest Service. The children performed their individual songs brilliantly, led by the Year 6 pupils. The children made us extremely proud and showed just how talented a school we have. Da iawn!
- Mountain men of the Rocky Mountains
Year 4 were treated to another Skype lesson from Carrie at the Buffalo Bill Centre of The West in Wyoming, USA. They learnt all about the mountain men who travelled West in search of work, how they lived, hunted and trapped beavers for their pelts. It was a fascinating talk and the children joined in […]
- Friend or foe?
Year 4 were visited today by PC Parry. She led a session called “friend or foe” and challenged the children to decide just from looking at pictures whether or not we can trust people. There was a lot of good debate and discussion, which the class took part in well.
- Criw Cymraeg
The Criw Cymraeg have been working hard to develop the ethos of Welsh in our school. This Year our focus is achieving the 100 targets for our Silver award.
- Getting in line for dancing
In PE, year 4 had a go at some simple line dancing moves. They worked hard to stay in time to a beat, as well as remembering which way they should be moving. Luckily only a few toes were stepped on! Da iawn Blwyddyn Pedwar.
- Criw Cymraeg Develop Confidence
In our pupil voice meeting this week our Criw played Kahoot to develop their Welsh knowledge and Welsh vocabulary.
- Skyping America – Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Year 4 were treated to a fascinating lesson about the buffalo and its relevance to the Plains Indians in the West of America – delivered by Carrie from the Buffalo Bill Center of The West in Wyoming! They learnt about the buffalo, how they were hunted and how Plains Indians used everything from them in […]
- Missions are go!
Year 4 have spent the afternoon working on their missions, chosen by pupils in the class. They have been writing poems, creating digital surveys, writing newspaper articles and created Wild West maths games.
- Safety Soldiers Pupil Voice Group
The Safety Soldiers pupil voice group met for the first time this academic year. The children voted for our chairperson, vice chairs, secretary and treasurer. In our next meeting we will set our aims for the year and discuss our plans for ensuring the safety of everyone in and around our school. We look forward […]
- Aldi’s Kit for School
Aldi’s Kit for Schools promotion is giving 20 primary schools the chance to win £20,000 to kick-start a health legacy for their school. What’s more, every school who enters by completing their Aldi’s Kit for Schools poster will also receive an exclusive school sports kit! Collect a sticker with every £30 spent in store and […]
Year 4 have had great fun writing and making their Wild West WANTED posters. They’ve created a true cast of ruffians that need to be captured!
- Invasion Games!
Year 4 have been learning some new invasion games. They have practised playing by new rules, and are beginning to gather ideas to invent their own games!
- Croeso i’r Blwyddyn Pedwar
Year 4 have had a great start to the year – they have come back from their holidays refreshed and ready to hit the ground running with their learning! Everyone Is looking forward to a fun and exciting year ahead, which we’ve started off with some hilarious poetry which everybody enjoyed sharing with the class.
- Our Final 🌟
Congratulations to our stars this week. We would all like to wish you a happy and safe Summer