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Dosbarth Pinc (Nursery/Reception)

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.

Mrs Williams



Welcome to Dosbarth Pinc



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 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 fruit, crackers and breadsticks. If children wish to bring their own snack they are very welcome to bring their own choice of fruit, crackers or breadsticks.


The doors to our Morning session open at 8.45 and the session ends at 11.15.

The afternoon session begins at 12.30 and ends at 3.00.


Reception day is from doors opening at 8.45 to 3.00.


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!


Top Marks Maths Site


Old Macdonald in sign language


Share the Squash and a squeeze story together


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!


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!


Hello Everyone,

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.

Thank you!

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?


The letter r with Mr Thorne -


Practice your counting with Jack forwards and back. 


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!

Mrs Williams 

Welcome to Dosbarth Pinc- Our Nursery/ Reception Class.


Welcome to Autumn 2! smiley


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.