OUR SCHOOL DAY
||9.00am - 12 mid-day
||1.15pm - 3.20 pm
|Key Stage 2
||8.50am - 12.15pm
||1.15pm - 3.20 pm
We have snack time every moring where your child is able to buy a piece of fruit for 20p at the School Tuck Shop. Alternatively your child may bring a piece of fruit with him/her to school.
Year 4 Class children (Miss Hayley Griffiths' class) will be undertaking P.E. activities on Tuesday and Thursday. Your child will need suitable clothing to undertake these activities, e.g. shorts, T-shirt & plimsolls, etc.
Tuesday - Games lesson
Thursday - Games lesson
Please can you make sure all of your child's school uniform is labelled with his/her name.
Literacy and Numeracy Homework is set twice a week.
Tuesday - Maths
Friday - Language and Spelling
Daily - Reading
The children participate in Guided Reading Sessions through the week, and we encourage the pupils to read at home with an adult on a daily basis. We also encourage parents to write comments in the reading record books when your child has read.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child’s work and/or wellbeing at school please do not hesitate to contact us.
Miss Hayley Griffiths
Our theme for this term is How we work...
During this term our work will be concentrating on personal and social health and wellbeing. We will be looking at topics such as;
- Functions of parts of the body
- The Heart
- The Lungs
- The Skeleton
- Food groups and the wellbeing plate
- The 5 senses and their role in everyday life
Well what an experience! As part of our theme work on the body and organs, we were fortunate enough to be able to see for ourselves the internal organs of a lamb!
Our theme for this half term is 'Castles and Dragons'.
During this half term some of our activities will include;
- Research Castles around Wales
- Visit Dinefwr Castle
- Bulid a castle out of Lego/blocks and junk
- Design dragons, shields and helmets
- Look at Paul Klee's art work
- Measure the perimeters of different castles
- Use 2D shapes to create castles
- Look at the journey time from school to different Castles
- Creat leaflets to promote their favourite castle.
- J.M.W Turner (artist)
- Medieval music
In our English lessons we will be focusing on a Pie Corbett approach and will begin with the story of 'Lazy Jack'. We will also be reading 'Fantastic Mr Fox' by Roald Dahl.
In our Welsh lessons we will look at a variety of Welsh fables, beginning with the local fable 'Cae Sion Philip'.
Thank you to Mr Urdd for coming to visit us to help celebrate 'Diwrnod Coch, Gwyn a Gwyrdd'. Everybody looked great dressed up in the welsh colours!
Well done to Hari and Elan on coming 2nd and 3rd place in the handwriting competition at Llansawel show. Ymdrech arbennig blant!
Congratulations to Hari on being a 1st place student during Carmarthenshires Sumdog competition. Well done to all the students who were busy answering questions, as a class we finished the competition in 9th place! Gwaith wych!
This week we have enjoyed getting messy making decorations to sell at the Christmas Fair.
Here is our artwork based on the story 'The Dot'. We all enjoyed seeing all the different pictures that could be created using only one black dot!
We have had lots of fun building castles out of old boxes and junk! Thank you to everybody for your kind donations!
Educational visit to Castell Dinefwr
On Thursday, September 14th we enjoyed a eductational trip to 'Castell Dinefwr'. The children had the opportunity to learn about the history of the Castle through a theatrical performance by the Castles very own Arglwydd Rhys. The children then made the long walk up to the castle where they had the opportunity to explore! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day.