Penygarn Community Primary School

Ysgol Gynradd Gymunedol Penygarn

01495 742090

Penygarn Road, Pontypool. NP4 8JR

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Classes | Dragonflies

Dragonflies - Mrs S Dumbleton

Croeso i Dragonflies!

The class teacher for the Dragonflies class is Mrs S Dumbleton, and with her is Mrs Watkins.


Our topics this year are:


Autumn Term

Ourselves, Our Community, Our Planet - We will be learning about what keeps us healthy and happy, what our community means to us and climate change. 

Predators - We will be looking at predators specifically aquatic ones such as:sharks, jellyfish, octopuses, snapping turtles, whales, dolphins, pike, barracuda and piranhas!


Spring Term:

Mighty Metals - We will be learning about different metals and investigating forces. Our book will be the Tin Forest.

Scrumdiddlyumpious - We will be learning about fair trade, history of Lindt and reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. We will be investigating: what is safe to eat?


Summer Term:

Gods and Mortals - We will be learning about the Greeks and Olympic Games. We will be looking at King Minos and Aegeus, the King of Athens. We will be investigating: how did Icarus fall from the sky?

Tremors - We will Become archaeologists, discovering the ashen casts of the Pompeii bodies. We will use world maps and atlases to locate the province of Naples and the location of Mount Vesuvius, in Italy. We will be investigating: What is sand?


Homework and PE:

Our Homework day is a Monday - see Google Classroom for spellings, Maths and topic.  Our PE day is a Tuesday.