The Learning Experiences in Reception 2014-2017

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Mud, Mess and Mixture

Mud, Mess and Mixture

 

 

 

The Gun Powder Plot

The Gun Powder Plot

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Superheros

Superheros

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CARNIVAL WELSH-ENG

LAND AHOY! WELSH-ENG

I'm ready to go sailing..

I’m ready to go sailing..

Lets try some sailing kit on!

Lets try some sailing kit on!

Ben demonstrating how to hike out.

Ben demonstrating how to hike out.

Ben Willett, the current Welsh Youth and Junior Champion came into school to see us.

Ben Willett, the current Welsh Youth and Junior Champion came into school to see us.

Our role play area

Our role play area

Our role play area.

Our role play area.

Our paintings of' The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch'.

Our paintings of ‘The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch’.

Our welsh wall.

Our welsh wall.

Our information wall.

Our information wall.

 

 

GROWING THINGS WELSH-ENG

 

Mother's Day

Mother’s Day

Seeds

Seeds

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We have been planting.

We have been drawing and writing about 'growing things'

We have been drawing and writing about ‘growing things’

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Our trip to the Garden Centre

Plants that attract bees.

Plants that attract bees.

We are planting.

We are planting.

The Garden Centre

The Garden Centre

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Our writing on The Jolly Postman.

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CLICK HERE TO SEE PHOTOS OF THE CHILDREN LEARNING ALL ABOUT FOOD   Scrumptious

Dosbarth y Afon

Having fun sorting different criteria.

Splendid skies

Splendid skies

Our new topic for September 2018.
Splendid skies

Splendid skies

Splendid skies

Splendid skies

Numeracy fun

Nursery/Reception/Year 1 2015-20116

Weekly Updates November 2014

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 24/11/14

NB Please note that this is the final week of music peripatetic lessons and After school clubs as we are beginning our Christmas activities. Any money already paid for music lessons will be carried over to the Spring term.

 

Monday 24th November

School Council fundraiser – Bring £1 to wear your PJs

LAST DAY FOR SHOEBOXES

Art after school club

Netball after school club

 

Tuesday 25th November

Guitar lessons

NO swimming this week.

Football after school club

 

Wednesday 26th November

Piano lessons

 

Thursday 27th November

Drum lessons

Brass and woodwind lessons

Choir after school club

 

Friday 28th November

Non uniform day – bottles and tins for Xmas fayre

3pm SMART assembly

 

 

Monday 10th November

Art after school club

Netball after school club

Tuesday 11th November

Guitar lessons

Swimming for Year 3/Year 4/Year 5 and Year 6 children.

Football after school club

Parents Evening

Wednesday 12th November

Colorfoto in to take family and individual school photographs

Piano lessons

Parents Evening

Thursday 13th November

Drum lessons

Brass and woodwind lessons

Choir after school club

Friday 14th November

CHILDREN IN NEED –DRESS AS A HERO DAY AND CONTRIBUTE WHAT YOU CAN – ALL DONATIONS TO CHILDREN IN NEED

3pm SMART assembly

Weekly Updates January 2015

Monday 26th January
Eco Warriors after school club (Y1-Y6)
Drama after school club (Juniors)
Food and Fitness after school club (Y3/Y4) THIS CLUB HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO NON ATTENDANCE – IT WILL RERUN IN THE SUMMER TERM

Tuesday 27th January
Choir after school club (whole school)

Wednesday 28th January

Thursday 29th January
Brass and Woodwind lessons
Guitar lessons
ICT club (Y4-Y6)
Chess club (Juniors)
I PAD club (Infants)

Friday 30th January
Year 3 and Year 4 visit from paramedics
3pm SMART assembly

ADVANCE NOTICE Please note there will be a Morfa Bay briefing session for parents of Year 5/Year 6 pupils on Thursday 5th February at 3.30pm

Regards
Mrs Jenkins

Monday 19th January

Netball Tournament – children have had letters, they will need a packed lunch

AM – Reception screening by school nurse

Eco Warriors after school club (Y1-Y6)

Drama after school club (Juniors)

Food and Fitness after school club (Y3/Y4)

 

Tuesday 20th January

Choir after school club (whole school)

 

Wednesday 21st January

MATHS workshops for Year 1 to Year 4

 

Thursday 22nd January

Brass and Woodwind lessons

Guitar lessons

ICT club (Y4-Y6)

Chess club (Juniors)

I PAD club (Infants)

 

Friday 23rd January

1,30pm Visitors who work in emergency services in to talk to Y3/Y4

3pm SMART assembly

Monday 5th January 

TRAINING DAY School closed to pupils

Tuesday 6th January

Welcome back to the Spring term

Wednesday 7th January

St John’s Ambulance in to carry out First Aid training in Year 3/Year 4

Friday 9th January

3pm SMART assembly

Weekly Updates February 2015

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 23/2/15

 

Monday 23rd February

Y3/Y4 Planes day with Crickhowell Rotary club and BMFA

*ALL Eisteddfod entries MUST be in school to be prepared for judging.

Drama After school club

Tuesday 24th February

Juniors – Swimming

Choir after school club (whole school)

Tag rugby after school club (Juniors)

Wednesday 25th February

Y1/Y2 Body Bother Show

Eisteddfod Judging

Y3/Y4 Falconry visit

Thursday 26th February

Brass and Woodwind lessons

Guitar lessons

Y5/Y6 TRIP to Cardiff Museum

ICT club (Y4-Y6)

Chess after school club

IPAD club (Infants)

Friday 27th February

NON Uniform Day 50p

PM Y1/Y2 and Y5/Y6 Fire Safety Talk

*NB All half term homework Eisteddfod entries need to be in school. Please ensure child’s name is on each item but not on view for judges to see.

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 9/2/15

Monday 9th February

10.30am Dental screening for Year 1 children

V.E Day in Year 5/Year 6, look out for us in the B&R and on Twitter

Eco Warriors after school club (Y1-Y6)

Drama after school club (Juniors)

Tuesday 10th February

AM Self defence presentation for Y3/Y4 children

Choir after school club (whole school)

Wednesday 11th February

PC Eckley in to see all classes

AM Playgroup visit

Thursday 12th February

2.45pm Story telling for Y1/Y2 parents

Brass and Woodwind lessons

Guitar lessons

ICT club (Y4-Y6)

Chess club (Juniors)

I PAD club (Infants)

Friday 13th February

Nursery/Reception trip to a castle

GOLDEN TIME

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 2/2/15

Please ensure your child collects a registration form if they are attending an after school club.

 

Monday 2nd February

Eco Warriors after school club (Y1-Y6)

Drama after school club (Juniors)

 

Tuesday 3rd February

Choir after school club (whole school)

 

Wednesday 4th February

 

Thursday 5th February

Brass and Woodwind lessons

Guitar lessons

3.30pm Morfa Bay Parent Briefing Y5/Y6 parents

ICT club (Y4-Y6)

Chess club (Juniors)

I PAD club (Infants)

 

Friday 6th February

3pm SMART assembly

Weekly Update March 2015

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 23/3/15

 

Monday 23rd March

Drama After school club

Eco club

 Tuesday 24th March

Juniors – Swimming. Last one this year.

Choir after school club (whole school)

Tag rugby after school club (Juniors)

 Wednesday 25th March

9am-12pm Visit for new Nursery children followed by parent meeting at 12pm

2.30pm Open Gallery Event Y5/Y6

Thursday 26th March

NON UNIFORM DAY 50p contribution

PM Golden Time

Brass and Woodwind lessons

Guitar lessons

ICT club (Y4-Y6)

Chess after school club

IPAD club (Infants)

DVD Fundraising night – Paddington – 6pm start £5 Drink/crisps/Haribo

Friday 27th March

TRAINING DAY School closed to pupils

Happy Easter Holidays

Please note there will be NO teacher after school clubs the first week back, they may change and will be sent out in that first week.

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 16/3/15

Monday 16th March

AM – Whole school trip to see Carnival of the Animals at Theatr Brycheiniog

Drama After school club

Eco club

Tuesday 17th March

Juniors – Swimming

Choir after school club (whole school)

Tag rugby after school club (Juniors)

Wednesday 18th March

9am-12pm Visit for new Nursery children

Thursday 19th March

Brass and Woodwind lessons

Guitar lessons

PM – Year 3/Year 4 Athletics afternoon. Packed lunch needed.

ICT club (Y4-Y6)

Chess after school club

IPAD club (Infants)

Friday 20th March

School open from 8.20am to observe the solar eclipse. Glasses will be provided for all children. Parents can join us if they wish (bring your own glasses)

Knitted/chocolate eggs being delivered in aid of Velindre hospital £1 each

11am PC Eckley in to see Y3/Y4

3pm SMART assembly

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 9/3/15

 

Monday 9th March

Drama After school club

Eco club

Tuesday 10th March

Juniors – Swimming

Choir after school club (whole school)

Tag rugby after school club (Juniors)

6PM Friends Meeting at Red Lion

Wednesday 11th March

 

Thursday 12th March

Brass and Woodwind lessons

Guitar lessons

ICT club (Y4-Y6)

Chess after school club

IPAD club (Infants)

Friday 13th March

RED NOSE DAY – Make your face funny and wear red/comic relief T-shirt etc. Contribution  to Comic Relief.

SMART assembly

Monday 2nd March

9am Fairtrade Coffee and snacks available at the Village Hall

10am onwards Eisteddfod presentations in village hall (no performances)

Drama After school club

Eco club

 

Tuesday 3rd March

Juniors – Swimming

Choir after school club (whole school)

Tag rugby after school club (Juniors)

 

Wednesday 4th March

Y1/Y2 trip to Garden Centre

 

Thursday 5th March

Brass and Woodwind lessons

Guitar lessons

ICT club (Y4-Y6)

Chess after school club

IPAD club (Infants)

 

Friday 6th March

SMART assembly

Weekly Update April 2015

For Welsh Government information regarding National Tests please see the link below

Please contact your child’s teacher or Mrs Jenkins if you have any queries or concerns

http://learning.wales.gov.uk/docs/learningwales/publications/140420-information-for-parents-carers-2-9-en.pdf

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 27/4/15

Ice lollies will be on sale on ‘nice weather’ Fridays, all monies towards playground equipment

Monday 27th April

Gardening after school club- Juniors

Foodie club Y1&Y2 PLEASE CAN PARENTS CONTRIBUTE £1 FOR INGREDIENTS

Tuesday 28th April

Drawing club- Y1/Y2

Football Club – Rec-Y6

Science club – Juniors

FRIENDS MEETING 6PM RED LION

 Wednesday 29th April

PC Eckley lessons with Y1-Y6

Thursday 30th April

Year 6 transition day to Crickhowell High School – parents to take/collect children from High School

ECO club- Y2-Y6

ICT club- Juniors

Welsh Folk Dancing – Rec –Y6

Friday 1st May

3PM SMART assembly

17th April 

READ ALL ABOUT IT!!

Congratulations to one of our Year 6 pupils whose BBC 500 words competition entry is through to the next stage.
There were over 122.000 entries and OJ’s story has been picked with just 3,800 others to go to the second round of judging.
READ HIS STORY HERE

500 words story OJ

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 20/4/15

Year 5 and Year 6 are at Morfa Bay all week, Mrs Shepherdson, Mrs Harris and Mrs Edwards are accompanying them. Nursery and Reception class will be taught by Mrs Galea and Mrs Jenkins/Mr Smith. Mrs Rees will be at Morfa Bay on Wednesday and Thursday all day.

Ice lollies will be on sale on ‘nice weather’ Fridays, monies towards playground equipment

 After school clubs start this week, your child can collect a registration form at the first club and return it to the member of staff next week.

Monday 20th April

Gardening after school club- Juniors

Foodie club Y1&Y2

 Tuesday 21st April

PM Y3/Y4 talk with school nurse on Healthy Bodies

Drawing club- Y1/Y2

Football Club – Rec-Y6

Science club – Juniors

 Wednesday 22nd April

Thursday 23rd April

ECO club- Y2-Y6

ICT club- Juniors

Welsh Folk Dancing – Rec –Y6

Friday 24th April

No SMART assembly

NB CHANGE OF DATE FOR FRIENDS MEETING NOW TUESDAY 28th APRIL

Weekly Update May 2015

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 18/5/15

Ice lollies will be on sale on ‘nice weather’ Fridays, all monies towards playground equipment

Monday 18th May

Gardening Club

Foodie club

Tuesday 19th May

Swimming Gala all day – selected Junior children

Drawing club- Y1/Y2

Football Club – Rec-Y6

Science club – Juniors

 Wednesday 20th May

Thursday 21st May

Hay on Wye Literary Festival trip – Juniors

2.30pm Nursery/Reception – Dinosaurs afternoon for parents

ECO club- Y2-Y6

ICT club- Juniors

Welsh Folk Dancing – Rec –Y6

Friday 22nd May

Non uniform day – Bath and Beauty collection for Friends Summer Fete

No SMART assembly – Golden Time

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 11/5/15

Ice lollies will be on sale on ‘nice weather’ Fridays, all monies towards playground equipment

Monday 11th May

Gardening Club

Tuesday 12th May

Drawing club- Y1/Y2

Football Club – Rec-Y6

Science club – Juniors

  Wednesday 13th May

Year 5/Year 6 Grounds Day for Sensory Garden – any help gratefully appreciated

Nursery/Reception trip to Dan Yr Ogof caves

Thursday 14th May

ECO club- Y2-Y6

ICT club- Juniors

Welsh Folk Dancing – Rec –Y6

Friday 8th May

3PM SMART assembly

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 4/5/15

Ice lollies will be on sale on ‘nice weather’ Fridays, all monies towards playground equipment

Monday 4th May

BANK HOLIDAY

Tuesday 5th May

Drawing club- Y1/Y2

Football Club – Rec-Y6

Science club – Juniors

 Wednesday 6th May

National Test week starts

Thursday 7th May

ECO club- Y2-Y6

ICT club- Juniors

Welsh Folk Dancing – Rec –Y6

Friday 8th May

3PM SMART assembly

Saturday 9th May – Canal Sponsored Walk. Donate at Justgiving.com/FOLScanalwalk2015

See website and emails and Twitter for more information

Weekly Update June 2015

Monday 15th June

Gardening Club/Foodie club

Tuesday 16th June

Possible cricket session for Juniors – all need to have PE kit

Drawing club- Y1/Y2/Football Club – Rec-Y6/Science club – Juniors

 Wednesday 17th June

PC Eckley in to see all classes

Thursday 18th June

ECO club- Y2-Y6/ICT club- Juniors/Welsh Folk Dancing – Rec –Y6

Friday 19th June

Reports due out to parents

3pm SMART assembly

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 8/6/15

Ice lollies will be on sale on ‘nice weather’ Fridays, all monies towards playground equipment

Monday 8th June

Whole school photo/Year 6 class photo- Year 6 can dress up in clothing of a hobby or bring in a prop

Gardening Club/Foodie club

Tuesday 9th June

Cricket session for Juniors – all need to have PE kit

Drawing club- Y1/Y2/Football Club – Rec-Y6/Science club – Juniors

7pm FRIENDS MEETING

 Wednesday 10th June

Music carnival workshop for Year 1/Year 2

Thursday 11th June

ECO club- Y2-Y6/ICT club- Juniors/Welsh Folk Dancing – Rec –Y6

Friday 12th June

3pm SMART assembly

Updates and Events – Week Beginning 1/6/15

Ice lollies will be on sale on ‘nice weather’ Fridays, all monies towards playground equipment

Monday 1st June

Gardening Club

Foodie club

Tuesday 2nd June

Drama taster sessions during morning, all children invited to participate

Drawing club- Y1/Y2

Football Club – Rec-Y6

Science club – Juniors

 Wednesday 3rd June

Thursday 4th June

ECO club- Y2-Y6

ICT club- Juniors

Welsh Folk Dancing – Rec –Y6

Friday 5th June

3pm SMART assembly