Dosbarth Pinc (Nursery/Reception)
Welcome to Dosbarth Pinc
Staff- Teachers - Mrs Williams (Mon-Thur) Miss Saville (Friday)
Teaching Assistants - Mrs Trevette (Tuesday and Wednesday), Mrs Innostrosa (Monday, Thursday Friday), Miss Curle. Mrs Macdonald (PPA cover every other Monday)
Our PE day is Friday. Please come dressed in joggers and a t shirt for PE. Later in the year we will practice dressing in our PE kit of shorts and t shirt.
Snack is £1.50 for the week. We are a Healthy eating school and snack is a variety of healthy choices such as a range of fruit and vegetables. If children wish to bring their own snack they are very welcome to bring their own choice of fruit or cut vegetables. (If providing grapes can you please make sure that they are cut in half lengthways).
The children need to bring a refillable water bottle, filled with only water every day.
The doors to our Morning session open at 8.45 and the session ends at 11.15.
Reception day is from doors opening at 8.45 to 3.00.
Autumn Term 2- Favourite Stories and Rhymes.
During this context for learning we will be looking at some Traditional tales and some well loved stories. We will also be focusing on the Celebrations of Diwali and Christmas. We will sharing the traditional tale of the Three Billy Goats gruff and investigating Trolls and bridges. Our other stories will include Dear Zoo which is a firm favourite in our class and Owl babies. Does your child have a favourite story that they love at home? If they could bring it into school to share with the rest of the classmates we would love to find out what stories we all enjoy. They might be happy stories, sad stories or even some scary stories. We can't wait!
Home Tasks Autumn 2- Why not try some of these at home?
Autumn Term 2023- Myself.
This term the children will be looking at different aspects about themselves. Our Sensational Start will need a photo of us from when we are a baby. We look forward to seeing how much we have changed even in such a short time. We will be looking at parts of our body and how they work. How to keep ourselves healthy with food, sleep and exercise. Also about what makes us happy and thinking about other feelings that we might have such as being sad or worried about starting a new class. We will be sharing lots of stories and songs. We will be having a special visit from the Teddy Bear hospital which will help us to understand the parts of our body and how they work, What happens when we eat? and What happens if we break a bone?
Here are some activities that you might like to try at home.
All About Me Home Activities
Summer Term - Minibeasts
This term we will be using our detective skills to find out about minibeasts. We will be counting, sorting, classifying and investigating what minibeasts we can find in Glan Yr Afon and where we live. We will be being creative in making a variety of paintings, drawings and models of what we find. There will be songs, rhymes and stories games all with a link to our Learning Context!
Here are some Minibeast activities you could try at home
Monday 27th February- School Closure.
Hello everyone! We hope that you had a fabulous half term. Today we are starting our new theme of Down on the farm. As part of our Sensational starter we are going to learn the song of Old Macdonald in sign language. You will find the link below. Mr Tumble makes it really easy to learn the signs!
Try sharing the story of the Noisy farm
Look at Mr Thorne's phonics for the a-e split digraph.
Count in 10's to 100 with Jack.
It is St David's Day on Wednesday don't forget your task Nursery -Leek and Reception-Sheep.
Below are some of the homework tasks we have set for our new theme if there are any other activities you feel you would like to try.
Have a great day and we will see you soon.
Down on the Farm
Spring 2 2023
This half term our context for learning will be 'Down on the farm'.
We will be looking at a variety of farm stories. We will be learning about animals that are on the farm and their babies. We will also look at what else happens on the farm such as what food is grown and where our food comes from. During this half term we will also have many special days to celebrate such as St David's Day, World Book Day, Mothers Day and Easter. It's going to be a busy half term!
Here are some links to some of the exciting activities that we will be using in our learning time. Click on them to see a taster of what we will be enjoying.We hope that you enjoy them!
Here is a link to our Home Learning Grid which has many exciting activities that you might like to try at home. Have a go and then come and show us what you have done so that we can share it with the rest of the class!
Home Learning- Down on the Farm
Stories and Rhymes Home Activities
Here are some activities for you to try at home. We hope that you enjoy sharing them with your family.
Spring Term 2023
Our learning context for this half term will be Favourite Stories and rhymes. We will be looking at The Tiger who came to tea, Owl Babies, Chinese New Year and Humpty Dumpty. We will be sharing our favourite stories and rhymes and having some amazing visitors to come tell us their favourite stories. We are looking forward to an amazing half term!
Things to try at home.
Here are some exciting tasks you might like to complete at home on our theme of 'To the Moon and Back'
You can try as many as you like. We would love you to share your ideas with us so that we can share them together in Dosbarth Pinc.
School Closure- Monday 14th November 2022
Here is our Google class code leuestq in case you have trouble getting on.
These are some notes on the tasks I have posted. The tasks are -
Watch the story of Guess How much I love you? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1P2u2OGA2I
The letter r with Mr Thorne - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xFKC8tNdEo
Practice your counting with Jack forwards and back. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TIjoLW5oRw
Take a piece of string/wool/paper and see how far your arms stretch from hand to hand. Use this to find 3 things in your house or outside that are longer than and 3 things that are shorter than. You could then draw around your hands and attach this to show how far you can stretch.
Go for a walk and collect natural materials to make a love heart.
Hope that you have fun! Enjoy the day and see you tomorrow!
Welcome to Dosbarth Pinc- Our Nursery/ Reception Class.
Welcome to Autumn 2!
Staff- Teachers - Mrs Williams (Mon-Thur) Miss Saville (Friday)
Teaching Assistants - Mrs Hubbard, Mrs Randall, Mrs Letman
1:1- Mrs Pearce (Mrs Neale Tues), Miss Edwards, Mrs Trevette, Mrs Innostrosa, Mrs Lewis
Our PE day has changed to Friday - Please come dressed in kit suitable for PE on this day. We will begin on Friday November 11th
Our learning context for this Autumn Half Term is -
'To the Moon and back'
We will be looking at the moon, stars and planets. We will be focusing on books such as Guess how much I love you? Whatever Next, Aliens love underpants, Laura's star and the Christmas Star.
We look forward to lots of investigations and experiments and ending with a Christmas celebration. It will be amazing fun!
Summer Term Overview- Down in the garden
Hello Everyone and Welcome to Dosbarth Caerfilli class page!
Class Teacher – Mon-Thursday – Mrs Williams Friday Miss Saville.
Teaching Assistants, Mrs Nazemi and Mrs Hubbard.
Our Learning Context for Summer is called-
Down in the Garden
We will be looking at a range of activities linked to the garden. We will be growing flowers and vegetables. We will also be looking at all the creatures that you may find in a garden from frogs to bees and ladybirds.
We will be learning about the story of 'Jack and The Beanstalk' and growing our own.