OUR SCHOOL DAY
| Foundation Phase
||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 3 Class children (Mrs F Davies' class) will be undertaking P.E. activities on Tuesday and and swimming on Thursday. Your child will need suitable clothing to undertake these activities, e.g. shorts, T-shirt & plimsolls, swimming costume,etc.
Tuesday - Games lesson
Thursday - swimming
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.
Mrs Fiona Davies
Our exciting topic for this term is...... Nature Detectives
This project has a science and technology focus.
Challenges facing habitats
Environmental Issues - human behaviour - recycling litter etc
Plants, leaves and trees
Pond Life/Pond dipping
Pollution effects on these areas
The water cycle
Freezing and melting
Natural v Man made materials
We will also be focusing on Andy Goldworthy.
In our English lessons we will be focusing on a Pie Corbett approach and will begin with the story of 'Hansel and Gretel.' We will also be reading 'Charlotte's Web' as our class book.
In our Welsh lessons we will look at 'Merched Becca' and our class book will be 'Ailgylchu Alwyn.'
If you have any knowledge, contacts or resources that could be useful for our study please let us know!! Thanks.
During the term we have planned visits to the Botanical Gardens, Dinfewr and a recycling plant. We have a very busy term ahead of us.
Our next exciting topic is....Bones, Blood and Gory Bits
This project has a science focus and teaches children about the human body including significant organs such as the heart, skeleton and lungs.
In this project the children will learn:
- About the heart, circulation, the pulse and blood;
- About major organs of the human body and their functions in keeping us alive and well.
- How exercise and a healthy diet keeps the body well and fit;
- How to write explanation texts using scientific language;
- How scientific and medical research has changed over timSound/The Ear
Our theme for the Autumn half term is 'Castles and Dragons'.
Some of our activites 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 journey time from the school to the 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 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff.' We will also be reading 'Fantastic Mr Fox' by Roald Dahl.
In our Welsh lessons we will look at a local fable 'Cae Sion Philip' and our class book will be 'Siencyn a'r Sipsiwn.'
On Thursday, September 14th we went on an educational trip to Dinefwr Castle. The children had the opportunity to learn about the history of the Castle before making the long walk up to the Castle. The children thoroughly enjoyed the day.
Click here to view our story of 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff.'
Here we are making castles out of junk.
Mr Urdd visited the children today.
Congratulation to year 3. We won the County Sumdog Maths competition. Thank you to the children for all their hard work and detemination. WINNERS!
Congratulations to Niamh who came 9th in the Sumdog competition and to Edward for coming 7th. Excellent achievement as they were competing against pupils in all year groups throughout the County.
The children enjoyed our hockey sessions.