Dosbarth Pine - Mr Powell 2023 - 2024

Mr Powell

Class Teacher


Croeso i Dosbarth Pine!                                                                 

We hope you have had a wonderful half-term break! Now let's find out what we will be doing this term!

Our new topic this term is Discover!  During this term we will be turning into astronaunts! We will be taking a closer look at the planets in our solar system and what it takes to be an astronaut. 


This half term you will be learning...

Maths and Numeracy – measure, time and money. 

Language, Literacy and Communication (LLC) - SPaG (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar), guided reading, we'll be completing our work on our comic strips and then moving on to information leaflets.  

Science and Technology–  Earth and Space: this will link with our current topic 'Out of this World!' We will complete an investigation on how an astronauts helemt visor protects them from the sun. 

Topic/ Humnaities –  Out of this world! We will be looking at the planets in our solar system and astronaunts. 

Expressive Arts - Esteddfod art and dance work. 

ICT – Using basic computer skills through Microsoft Office, Google for Education, Seesaw, Hwb, using various apps on the iPads (including Minecraft and Code Spark) and Chromebooks, using and creating QR codes, how to stay safe online and look at ways to manage our screen time. We will also begin to look at coding by using various digital devices.

Welsh - Pod Antur 1 and 2

Health & Well-being and PE- KiVa, Paws b and Swimming


Helpful information about our class:

Reading - Aim to read at least 3 times a week at home and have your reading diary signed, just like we do during reading sessions in school.

Spelling-  A new weekly spelling list will be given out every Monday, with a small test on the Friday of the same week. We try and focus on each spelling list/ pattern over a two week period.

PE – There is a change of day for our PE sessions this term as we have SWIMMING! Please make sure you bring your swimming kit every Thursday (come to school wearing your school uniform).


Other notable Calender Events this term:

  • 20th February: Xplore workshop (Saving Schools!)
  • 1st March: School  Eisteddfod
  • 5th-6th March: Glan-Llyn Residential
  • 7th March: World Book Day


Diolch yn fawr! 

Mr. Powell, Mrs. Webster and Mrs. Mattar. 

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