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Activities and School Trips

 Class 6 trip - Queenswood and OK Diner

Class 6 enjoyed a fabulous day at the OK Diner and Queenswood Country Park as the launchpad for their topic on the USA.

The OK Diner is decorated with many signs, posters and advertisements from North America. The children researched and investigated them whilst sampling the delights of milkshake and ice creams.

After lunch, they explored the grove of Californian Redwood trees at the Country Park. The children measured the trees, explored their surroundings and undertook a number of creative tasks that will be continued back in the classroom.

    

    

It was very interesting.  The trees were relaxing when you were sat down looking at them.  The Diner was really cool because it had metal plates of interesting facts.  I had toffee, chocolate and vanilla ice cream  It was really creamy.

 Daisy B - Year 6

 

MacMillan coffee morning

On Friday 28th September class 6 and Mrs Gething held a coffee morning in aid of MacMillan cancer support.  Mrs Gething was in very bright and very early to set everything up.  The children did a fantastic job serving, waiter and waitressing, washing up, taking photos etc.  We were all very proud of them.  Thank you to everyone who attended, brought or made a cake and donated.  It was great to see so many people here.  We raised just over an amazing £300! Great job everyone!

    

    

I'm having a lovely time.  The cake is so delicious and the waiters are really good.

Caroline Slough - parent

Poppy craft

We were thrilled to be contacted by Steph Button and Sarah Godson about an initiative being run at the local Pontrilas Café where they have involved the community to crochet or knit 100 poppies for the centenary this year. Last week (Wed 3rd Oct) the pupils made theirs from felt. Steph Button will be sewing them all together and they will be on display inside the café nearer the time. There will be far more than 100!!!

 

    

    

They were fun to make.  We made them for Pontrilas Post office to display.  It is to remember everyone who made a big sacrifice in the First World War one hundred years ago.

Abi GP - Year 6

Grandparents Day

On Friday 5th October Reception invited their Grandparents in to spend some time in the class.  They were able to play with them in their early years environment and share some of the work they have done.  Grandparents could sit with a cuppa, a biscuit and look at the learning journeys.  Thank you to all those came.  It was lovely to see you.

    

    

Class 2 trip - Cantref Farm

On Monday 8th October class 2 visited Cantref Farm near Brecon.  We had a jam packed fun day.  We petted a variety of small animals including a fairy mouse, ferret, rabbit, chinchilla, rat and guinea pig. Each child had the opportunity to bottle feed the goat kids. We all had a tractor ride around the field and saw lots of different farm animals.  There was a pig race for us to watch including racers such as Harry Trotter and Simon Sowell.  We also had loads of fun in the indoor and outdoor play area, the drop slide and the long water side.  It was a great day and the children were fabulous.

    

    

   

    

I liked the tractor ride when we looked for animals.  I saw sheep and buffalos.

Esca R - Year 1

Pumpkin competition

We held our annual pumpkin competition in school on Friday 26th October, judged by School Council.  We had some fantastic entries from all age groups.  Some of these will be on display at tonight's PTFA Halloween disco.

Winners:

R - Effie

1 - Elias

2 - Sophie

3 - James

4 - Beau

5 - Harry B

6 - Ruby W