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Welcome to Llwyncrwn Primary School

Dosbarth Hazel- Mrs Barnett

Spring term 2022

                                             Welcome back everyone! 

Wishing you a happy and healthy new year! We hope you had a lovely Christmas and enjoyed spending time with your family. 

 

Immersion Day - Monday 10th January. 

Our whole school topic this term is ' Let's explore '.

We will be exploring 'Farm life' 

We will be having an immersion day on Monday to launch our exciting new topic. 

Please can children come to school dressed as a farmer - you don't need to go out and buy anything for this simply get creative with things you already have at home. 

Here are some ideas for you:

A check shirt

Wellingtons.

 Wear a cap 

Thank you for your continued support. 

Mrs Barnett and Ms Di Mauro

 

 

Exploring Farm Life πŸ„πŸ·πŸ‘

Science - We made butter!

Technology 

Dosbarth Hazel designed a farmyard scene. We investigated different ways of getting the animals to stand up.

We loved dressing up as farmers.

Look at our beautiful work.

We have been reading Apple Tree Farm books.

Sorting farm animals

Autumn Term 2021

Friday October 15th will be Diwrnod Shwmae!

Children can wear Welsh colours/rugby tops etc. Year 6, Criw Cymraeg are planning activities for each class. They will be doing games, reading and singing with the infant children.

 

A big warm welcome to the children who are in Dosbarth Hazel this year. Ms DiMauro and I are looking forward to getting to know each and every one of you. We hope you are all ready to work hard and have lots of fun in our happy, caring class. 

 

We also look forward to working closely  with our parents in order to support each and every pupil to reach their full potential. 

Please don't hesitate to contact me by email if you have any questions/concerns or positive feedback about your child - Mrs Barnett@llwyncrwn.co.uk 

 

​​​​​​Thank you 

Mrs Barnett and Ms Di Mauro πŸ˜Šβ€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹β€‹

 

 

 

First week in Dosbarth Hazel. 

All of the children settled well in their new class this week😊😊

The children  responded well to new routines and were pleased to meet their new teacher and catch up with their friends. 

The children had fun exploring their new environment and were happy, enthusiastic learners.  

A fun week was had by all and I look forward to seeing you all again next week!! 

 

To start the year the whole school has been given the Topic ‘This is me!’ which will give us the chance to look at ‘what makes me a me’ as well as appreciate what makes us different from our friends.  

 

A few reminders

Please could all children put their  fruit and drinks on the trolley as they come through the door in the morning.

Please could all clothing, bags, fruit pots and drinks be clearly labelled with your child's name.

Please could you encourage your child to be able to do up their own coat.

 

 

⭐⭐ Seren Yr Wythnos ⭐⭐

The Pantomime came to us this year!

Our Christmas Party πŸ₯³

Christmas 2021πŸŽ„πŸ€ΆπŸŽ„πŸŽ…

Fantastic party planning by Dosbarth Hazel.

Dosbarth Hazel had a very special visitor on Monday πŸŽ…πŸŽ…πŸŽ…

Christmas DinnerπŸŽ…πŸŽ…πŸŽ…

⭐⭐Seren Yr Wythnos ⭐⭐

⭐⭐Seren Yr Wythnos ⭐⭐

Criw Cymraeg  came along today to work with Dosbarth Hazel and teach us Welsh games on the ipads.

⭐⭐Seren Yr Wythnos ⭐⭐

What a fun Friday Dosbarth Hazel had. Everyone dressed up and made super Pudsey puppets. Thank you so much for your generous donations 🧸

 

 

Our theme for Anti Bullying week was "One Kind Word"

During circle time  everyone gave a compliment to their friend sitting next to them. These are their lovely kind words and beautiful pictures.

🌟🌟Seren Yr Wythnos 🌟🌟

Odd Socks Day 2021πŸ˜€

The children were so proud of their poppies. They were very respectful and even managed 2 minutes silenceπŸŽ–

🌟🌟Seren Yr Wythnos 🌟 🌟

Outdoor Learning 

As part of our outdoor learning day we watered the seedlings and talked about what had been planted by the juniors in gardening club. We are looking forward to seeing them grow and helping to look after them.

🌟🌟Seren yr Wythnos🌟🌟

Dosbarth Hazel have been busy painting pumpkins πŸŽƒπŸŽƒπŸŽƒ We talked about the shape and colours and used our observational skills to paint a pumpkin.

We loved dressing up too!

A lovely autumn walk around the nature reserve πŸπŸ‚πŸ....and a little play πŸ˜€

⭐⭐⭐Seren Yr Wythnos⭐⭐⭐

Diwrnod Shwmae

Our sensory walkπŸ₯’πŸ«‘πŸ…πŸ₯•πŸ₯”

Seren Yr Wythnos

Our "Stars of the Week "

We have been very busy this week in Reception. 

1st day in Reception πŸ’•

Our 1st week in Dosbarth Hazel πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

 

 

Last day in Year 1β€πŸ’™

Sports Week

We had great fun this week. We had egg and spoon races,balancing the beanbags and relay races. They were all champions πŸ†

International Week

       Australia πŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί

This week we are learning about Australia. We have read some wonderful books including Possum Magic, The Diary of a Wombat and our all time favourite Koala Lou.

Australia

Australian bush tucker trials. Kangaroo sausages, wiggly worms and wombat droppingsπŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰

We have designed and made hats using aboriginal artwork.

We placed snakes into size order

Didgeridoo time!

We coloured flags.

Beautiful handwriting and fantastic drawings.

Repeating patterns using dots and colours

Today we are saying goodbye to Ava as she is going to a new school. We planned our day together, we made party hats,played musical chairs, played hide and seek and sang songs in our outdoor classroom. 

Changes

A selection of beautiful work.

The children placed flat stones on the grass and left them for 2 weeks. The questions they were asked:

What has happened to the grass?

What animals can you find?

Earthworms

Stretch and Pull

Does the earthworm move faster on the soil or on the paper?

Readers today

Leaders tomorrow 

We made book markers using pressed flowers that we picked while exploring nature.

DANCEATHONπŸ‘―β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘―β€β™€οΈπŸ•ΊπŸ’ƒ

P.E. in the sunshine 🌞

Our Outdoor Learning 

 

We made minibeasts using natural materials πŸ•·πŸ›πŸ¦ŸπŸ¦ 

Challenge Dosbarth Hazel. Today we walked 2β€’3 km in 24 minutes. Well done everyone πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈπŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈπŸšΆβ€β™€οΈπŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈ

Friday funday, making mud cakes using our Friendship feelings recipe.

What's the time Mr Wolf?🐺🦊🐺

Looking for minibeasts πŸ¦‹πŸ›πŸ•·πŸ¦ πŸͺ°πŸ¦Ÿ

We enjoyed our sensory exploration of our school grounds.

Easter arrangementsπŸ£πŸ‡πŸ£

Unfortunately due to the current restrictions we will not be able to hold our traditional Easter Bonnet Parades in the school this year. We have decided instead that this year all Easter activities will take place in school, including any hats/headbands the children may make. This is to reduce the amount of things being brought into school from home as recommended by the Local Authority.

Friday 19th March is Red Nose DayπŸŽ‰

This year the theme is "Share a Smile" 😊

In an attempt to keep everyone safe we have decided not to let the children wear bought "red noses" this year to reduce the risk of them sharing or mixing them up. You can "paint" their noses if you wish. 

We are encouraging the children to wear brightly coloured clothes(the brighter the better) to symbolise rainbows 🌈and to share their favourite jokes with the class to help'Share a Smile'. We are also asking for a donation of 50p if possible to support Comic Relief. 

 

A big "Thank you " to Llantrisant Howdens for their generous donation.πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

Welcome back!

It was lovely to see happy, smiley children returning to school this week. When the children were asked to describe how they felt about being back, they used words such as awesome, happy, cool and excited. 

 

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World Book Day

Dosbarth Hazel, you look fantastic πŸ“šπŸ“–πŸ“šπŸ“–

Peck, peck, peck.🐀πŸ₯🐀🐣

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Dosbarth Hazel have been learning all about chicks and would like you to watch their video.

Happy to be backπŸ₯°

St David's Day....hello MarchπŸ˜€

We enjoyed celebrating St David's Day🌼🌼🌼

Spring Term.

 

Welcome back, I hope you all had a safe and happy Christmas. Unfortunately we will not be back in school, but working on line.  (Online learning will be starting Wednesday January 6th)

 

Year One-year 6 will be using google classrooms. All passwords were given out before Christmas. Please let me know if you have any difficulties and I will do my best to help. I will try and make the learning easy and straightforward for you to follow. Please email me if you have any concerns.

 

This term our topic will be ‘Life journeys’ we will be studying mother and babies, life cycles and baby animals.

Home Learning

Well done Dosbarth Hazel for producing some amazing work. Here is a small selection ​​​​we thought you would like to see. 

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Good morning Dosbarth Hazel. This week is Well-being week and Mrs Barnett will be putting work and activities onto Google classroom. These are recommended to develop positive mental health. 

The children drew, coloured and described their favourite colour monster.

What I love about myself πŸ’•

Number bonds

Well done on producing some lovely work again Dosbarth Hazel. Sorry we can't put it all on class page but here is a selection πŸ˜€

Another week of fantastic work downloaded to our Google classroom. Well done everyone πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ

This week we are focusing on money

Counting in 2s 5s and 10s

Estimating / making pasta bracelets

We are proud of our work that we did at home.

  • Dear Parents,
    Welcome back after a long break. It was lovely to meet my new class and see everyone safe and sound back in school.  This term our topic will be ‘What matters to me’. We will be exploring well-being and relationships through stories.
     
    We have lots of exciting activities lined up. To keep you informed we will be using our class page on the Llwyncrwn website. We will be putting class photographs on in regular intervals. I’m sure you enjoy chatting to your children about school, so please take every opportunity to browse our page at your leisure.
     

 

 

On this page you will find key information about our curriculum and our classroom. We will also be sharing some of our learning with you so please look at this page regularly to see what is new. Diolch!

 

 

 

Year 1 staff

Class teacher - Mrs Barnett

Teaching Assistant – Ms Di Mauro

One to one- Mrs Barnes

 

Every morning there will be a member of staff at the door to welcome your child into school and answer any quick questions you may have.

As we are unable to have parents inside the building at the moment, please email me with any queries you may have  - mrsbarnett@llwyncrwn.co.uk

 

Reading 

Reading books will be sent home once a week on an allocated day for each child.

Reading at home is extremely beneficial for your child and we ask that you read as much as possible.

Please return book and record book the next day and make comments wherever possible.

Book bags can be purchased for 50p from school.

 

P.E. for our class is on a Friday. No kit is necessary at this time as we are not able to get changed in school at the moment. The children are welcome to wear joggers/ leggings and trainers to school on Friday. 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Raffle

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Two lucky winners of our Christmas hampers. Thank you to everyone that bought raffle tickets.

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Our Christmas Party πŸ₯³ 

Party games and having fun!

Father Christmas 

We had a very special visitor today.