Penygarn Community Primary School

Ysgol Gynradd Gymunedol Penygarn

01495 742090

Penygarn Road, Pontypool. NP4 8JR

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UPDATE - 8th January 2021

As per the announcement by the Welsh Government on Friday 8th January 2021, our children will continue to learn via online learning until 29th January 2021 at the very earliest. If case numbers do not improve during this time, it is likely to be extended to February Half Term. Learning will take place via Class Dojo and Google Classroom.

Classes | Red Squirrels

Red Squirrels - Mr M Ledville-Smith

Croeso i Red Squirrels

The class teacher for the Red Squirrels class is Mr M Ledville-Smith, with him is Mrs S Cotterall.

 

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 Class Dojo for spellings, Maths and topic.  Our PE day is a Tuesday.