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News from October 2018

  • R7 news

    17 October 2018

    The R7s have been using conkers to measure the playground. They used 820 conkers to reach from the R7 classroom to the gate. They grouped the conkers into tens to make it easier to count. They then had fun playing Conkers on the lawn in the sunshine. There were lots of shouts of ‘Snags!’ and ‘Stamps!’ but all of the conkers remained intact!…

  • R10 Trip to Cylfyndd Waste Water Treatment Centre

    15 October 2018

    On 12th October R10 visited Cylfyndd Waste Water Treatment Centre. This trip reinforced their learning and understanding of how Welsh Water borrow water from the water cycle, clean it, use it and clean it again before returning the water to the environment. The pupils took part in numerous fun experiments to reinforce evaporation and condensation, a treasure hunt linked to saving water, some wet but extremely fun games about the water cycle and showed their excellent and impressive maths skills, by calculating how much water is wasted by leaving a tap to drip over a year.…

  • Nursery News

    13 October 2018

    The nursery children have had lots of fun this week. We have been listening to the story Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert in our language and literacy lessons and looking at the features of Autumn. The children discussed the different colours of Autumn leaves and made their own Leaf man. We explored foam coloured with Autumn colours and were so excited to paint using melted chocolate!…

  • R7 news

    10 October 2018

    R7 pupils have been practising using rulers and measuring in cm. They have been looking at similarities and differences and comparing hand, arm and foot sizes in Science lessons.…

  • R8 St Fagans Trip

    8 October 2018

    What a fantastic day! R8 were very excited about our trip to St Fagan’s to visit the Iron Age roundhouse. They were not disappointed when the first fact that they learnt was that the farmstead’s name, Bryn Eryr means the “Hill of the Eagle”. They were proud that they could answer several questions about the Celts but were curious to hear more about life as Celts.…

  • September Junior Book Club

    8 October 2018

    Precious and the Zebra Necklace Book Club Our younger Book Club members became private detectives in the wilds of Botswana in our first Book Club of the year – Precious and the Zebra Necklace by Alexander McCall Smith. Featuring the young Precious Remotswe from the authors globally best-selling No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency tackling one of her very first cases, the children were thrilled by this exotic, warm-hearted and brilliantly illustrated adventure.…

  • Nursery News

    6 October 2018

    In Circle time this term the children are talking about happy, sad, cross and worried faces. This week the children tried to show how they were feeling making different faces to match different emotions. We all liked the happy faces! The children were all super excited to find our new Gruffalo house in forest school this week and we all enjoyed exploring.…

  • R6 News

    6 October 2018

    We have been back in Forest School with crayons and paper taking different bark rubbings and making wonderful pictures. We continued this in the classroom with leaf rubbings.…

  • R6 and R7 Parachute

    4 October 2018

    Key Stage 1 children had fun controlling a ball in the parachute and following instructions.…

  • R5 News

    4 October 2018

    R5 played parachute games in PE. They had to listen carefully for their number to run under the parachute and swap places. Their favourite game was making high clouds and thunderstorms. The children have also been practising writing their names. They had to match the letters on the pegs with their names.…

  • R7 News

    1 October 2018

    R7 pupils have been counting larger numbers by grouping in tens. They counted 533 conkers, 285 counters, 264 cubes and 336 pegs.…