Dosbarth Gwyn

Summer Term 2019

Our topic this term is

Up, Up and Away !

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Dosbarth Gwyn

Spring Term 2019

Our Topic is

'Y Celtaid'

Dream for a Druid

We will be looking at the Celts in Wales.

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Dosbarth Gwyn

 

Learning Zone 

Autumn Term 2018

Our Cornerstones Topic

this term is

Food, Glorious Food  !!

 

 

We will be looking at a variety of texts, George's Marvellous Medicine, World of Food.

 

This project has a food design and technology focus and teaches
children about different food types from around the World, fairtrade and the importance of eating a healthy diet for well being.

At the heart of this project children will learn how to write formal and informal letters and develop additional skills in writing to advertise and inform.
In the Innovate Stage children apply their skills and understanding by opening a Café for the day.

 

In this project the children will learn:
• Where food originates from
• About the cultural traditions relating to food; how food
production is important to particular countries

 

 

    I hope that it will be another busy, enjoyable term with lots of enthusiasm and hard work.

Have fun and enjoy!

Try going on  My School Lunch Website for lots of ideas for healthy snacks, school lunch menu and many activities.

 

Visit to Santa at the Council Chamber

Olivia was amazing reading The Night Before Christmas to the class.

 

 

 

Our V.E day party with Dosbarth Aur and Arian. We all had a good time with spam, jam and corned beef sandwiches ! A great end to our Autumn term topic !

 

Dosbarth Efydd

Sharing work with our parents

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Spam, jam and corned beef !! MMMmmmmmm

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VE Day Celebrations

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Eye of the Storm theatre and museum visit.

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Making a tornado in a bottle

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Visit to Swansea Waterfront - Eye of the storm

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Athan is very pleased with himself creating a tornado in a bottle
Athan is very pleased with himself creating a tornado in a bottle
studying artefacts from the past at Swansea Museum
studying artefacts from the past at Swansea Museum

This Term's topic is

The Blitz

This term our topic is: The Blitz

 

This project has a history focus and teaches children about the Second World War including an understanding of the reasons for war, the impact on the everyday lives of people including children
and about significant individuals of the period.

At the heart of this project children write newspaper reports and narrative stories based on historical facts and develop additional skills in using flashback as a technique for telling stories.Children apply their skills and understanding by planning their own VE street party. !


In this project the children will learn :

  • about the political, social and economic reasons which contributed to WW2;
    • About the chronology of events between 1939-1945;
    • About the impact of the war on the everyday lives of ordinary people in Wales;
    • About the Swansea Blitz of February 1941;
    • About significant people of the time who played an important role in the Welsh war effort;
    • About the key aspects of narrative story writing, including flashback;
    • About how to use a range of sources to find information.

 

Homework

Homework will be given out on a Thursday to be returned on a Tuesday to be reviewed by the class. 

We use Learning Logs to make homework more fun and to encourage children to extend and consolidate the learning that has taken place in school in a more creative and independent way. Each pupil has the freedom to express their understanding in any way they like – they may choose to draw a picture or a mind map or a piece of writing.

Use the internet to help you with research and ideas but lots of printed sheets (with some difficult words) on't help you to present to your group.

Useful things, felt pens, coloured pencils, post-its, glue, scrap paper the list is endless !

Homework is an extension of school work so don;t forget our presentation target 

Here are some examples of ways to present your work. You will need to talk about your work and what you have found out so you will need o be able to read it.

Also..

Please remember to bring your reading books in every day and try to read at home every night. Don't forget to also practice telling the time and your times tables. Remember, little and often.

 

 

Don't Forget ...

Please remember to bring your games kit in on Monday and Wednesday  !!

Also, dinner money is now £2.20 per day. Accounts need to be in credit.
(Remember all money sent into school must be in an envelope with the child's name, class, amount of money and what the money is for written clearly on it.
Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.)