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Dosbarth Castell Harlech (Year 4/5)

Croeso i blwyddyn pedwar/pump!

A very warm welcome to the Year 4/5 class page!


Year 4/5 Staff Team:


Dosbarth Harlech 

Class Teachers - Mrs Powell/Miss Miller 

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Oaten/Mrs Bryant 





Our Context for Learning 


Where are my roots?


We are becoming Ethically informed citizens who: 


  • Find and use evidence to form opinions
  • Understand and discuss current issues based upon our knowledge and beliefs
  • Understand and carry out our rights and responsibilities
  • Think about the impact of our actions when making choices
  • Are knowledgeable about our culture, community and the world, now and in the past
  • Respect the needs and rights of others
  • Show our commitment to looking after the planet
  • And are ready to be citizens of Wales and the world

Home/School Task 


Please help your child to create a replica Welsh monument.


Please return this to school by Wednesday 12th February 2020.

Important Information



Monday & Wednesday, please ensure that your child has a clearly labelled P.E. Kit in school on this day. 



Will be sent home on a Friday to be returned on a Wednesday.




Each pupil has been given a username and password, please ask if you haven't.


The Hwb Learning Platform is provided free to all pupils and teachers in Wales by the Welsh Government with the aim enabling all learners to access online resources anywhere, at any time, from any device.




Please practice spellings with your child each week.




Please read with your child for 5-10 minutes per day and return their book bag to school daily.




If your child would like to have a snack and a drink during the morning, please send a labelled container with a healthy fruit snack and water bottle. Alternatively, they are able to purchase snack from the Snack Chat at a cost of 30p daily. 



Important Dates 


We will be observing Safer Internet Day on 7th February 2020.


We will be attending Cardiff Castle, as part of our Where are my roots? context, on Wednesday 12th February 2020.


INSET day - Friday 14th February 2020 (no school for children).


We will be visiting Sony, Pencoed on March 5th 2020 for STEM week.