Croeso!

Welcome to the Caterpillars Class Page!

The Caterpillars Class is a Nursery class and we currently have 22 pupils. We like to have lots of fun and learn a range of new skills every day.

School starts at 8:45am so please make sure you arrive at school on time! Pick up time is at 11:15am.

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 Class Teacher: Mrs Sian James-Faulkner

Teaching Assistants: 

Mrs Ceri Archer

Miss Lowri Roberts

Here is some important information that you may find helpful...

  • Snack - You are encouraged to send a piece of fruit in for snack with your child every day. If you send your child in with grapes, please ensure they are cut in half, lengthways. The children will be given milk/water at snack time but please feel free to send in a bottle of water that they can drink it throughout the school day.
  • PE - Our PE sessions will take place every Friday. The PE day may change so please keep an eye on Seesaw and this page for updates! Please ensure that your child arrives at school wearing their PE kit. They can wear a t-shirt, jacket and shorts or jogging bottoms for their PE sessions.
  • Share Sessions - Our share sessions take place every Wednesday 11:15am-11:30am. Please feel free to pop in for a chat if you have any questions or concerns.
  • Forest/Beach School - The children will access outdoor sessions throughout the year. I will notify you when these will take place!

 

Over the School Year, we will cover a variety of topics to develop our skills and knowledge. We will have the opportunity to go on trips to enrich our learning experiences. 

Throughout the year we learn about lots of exciting things! Please have a look below to find out more...

 

Term 3b 'Amser Haf'

This half term we are learning all about summertime, holidays and the seaside. During the topic, we will be…

 

·      Creating artwork inspired by the artist Susie Grindey

·      Finding out what we need to take on holiday.

·      Find out what we can do in the summer

·      Carry out a sand investigation.

·      Learn about beach safety and keeping the beach clean.

·      Create digital artwork inspired by the beach.

·      Carry out a floating and sinking investigation.

·      Create a music inspired by sounds from the seaside.

·      Find out what lives in a rockpool.

·      Learn about sun safety.

·      Make ice lollies.

·      Numicon- Exploring shape patterns.

·      Order beach objects by size.

·      Explore shapes at the seaside.

·      Take part in the nursery Graduation

 

And lots of other exciting activities!

Term 3a

This half term we are learning all about what we can find in a garden. During the topic, we will be…

·      Learning about minibeasts.

·      Listening to lots of stories including The Very Hungry Caterpillar and learning to retell them.

·      We will be making a fruity snack for the hungry caterpillar

·      We will be planting seeds, taking care of plants, flowers and watching them grow.

·      Learning about the life cycle of butterflies and frogs

·      We will be exploring the outdoor areas around the school

·      We will be raising our own caterpillars and hope to see them turn into butterflies.

·      Preparing for the school Sports Day, practising our running skills

·      Exploring Numicon shapes

·      Learning the sound of the week

·      Enjoying number songs, rhymes and stories

·      Responding to: Sawl un? Sut wyt ti? and pa siap?

as well as lots of other fun activities

Term 2a

'My Home'

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Our big questions are:

Who do I live with?

Who is special to me?

Over the next 5 weeks we will be learning all about 'My Home' 

Our story the first week back is 'Stick Man' and we will be completing lots of exciting activities such as creating a family photo frame using natural materials, measuring sticks using cubes, mark making with sticks and creating a Stick Man family.

We also will be:

Learning about our special homes and different types of homes

Pets

Looking at the ceramic townscape art work created by the local artist Neil Dalrymple

Create art using clay

Helpwr Heddiw sessions 'Sut mae tywydd'? 

Singing songs and rhymes

   Learning the number of the week

 

   Explore 2D and 3D  shapes to design and building homes

 

   Exploring the sound of the week 

 

   Our story making story is 'The Three Little Pigs'

 

WWe will also be painting and making lots of craft!

 

 

…as well as many other exciting activities!

This half term we are learning to be Ambitious Capable Learners

___________________

In the Caterpillar's Class we work hard and we always try our best. We make sure that we all know the Ysgol Glan Gele’s special words, ‘Happy and Secure as we All Learn Together’.

Croeso!

Welcome to the Caterpillars Class Page!

The Caterpillars Class is a Nursery class and we currently have 22 pupils. We like to have lots of fun and learn a range of new skills every day.

School starts at 8:45am so please make sure you arrive at school on time! Pick up time is at 11:15am.

image

 Class Teacher: Mrs Sian James-Faulkner

Teaching Assistants: 

Mrs Ceri Archer

Miss Lowri Roberts

Here is some important information that you may find helpful...

  • Snack - You are encouraged to send a piece of fruit in for snack with your child every day. If you send your child in with grapes, please ensure they are cut in half, lengthways. The children will be given milk/water at snack time but please feel free to send in a bottle of water that they can drink it throughout the school day.
  • PE - Our PE sessions will take place every Friday. The PE day may change so please keep an eye on Seesaw and this page for updates! Please ensure that your child arrives at school wearing their PE kit. They can wear a t-shirt, jacket and shorts or jogging bottoms for their PE sessions.
  • Share Sessions - Our share sessions take place every Wednesday 11:15am-11:30am. Please feel free to pop in for a chat if you have any questions or concerns.
  • Forest/Beach School - The children will access outdoor sessions throughout the year. I will notify you when these will take place!

 

Over the School Year, we will cover a variety of topics to develop our skills and knowledge. We will have the opportunity to go on trips to enrich our learning experiences. 

Throughout the year we learn about lots of exciting things! Please have a look below to find out more...

 

Term 3b 'Amser Haf'

This half term we are learning all about summertime, holidays and the seaside. During the topic, we will be…

 

·      Creating artwork inspired by the artist Susie Grindey

·      Finding out what we need to take on holiday.

·      Find out what we can do in the summer

·      Carry out a sand investigation.

·      Learn about beach safety and keeping the beach clean.

·      Create digital artwork inspired by the beach.

·      Carry out a floating and sinking investigation.

·      Create a music inspired by sounds from the seaside.

·      Find out what lives in a rockpool.

·      Learn about sun safety.

·      Make ice lollies.

·      Numicon- Exploring shape patterns.

·      Order beach objects by size.

·      Explore shapes at the seaside.

·      Take part in the nursery Graduation

 

And lots of other exciting activities!

Term 3a

This half term we are learning all about what we can find in a garden. During the topic, we will be…

·      Learning about minibeasts.

·      Listening to lots of stories including The Very Hungry Caterpillar and learning to retell them.

·      We will be making a fruity snack for the hungry caterpillar

·      We will be planting seeds, taking care of plants, flowers and watching them grow.

·      Learning about the life cycle of butterflies and frogs

·      We will be exploring the outdoor areas around the school

·      We will be raising our own caterpillars and hope to see them turn into butterflies.

·      Preparing for the school Sports Day, practising our running skills

·      Exploring Numicon shapes

·      Learning the sound of the week

·      Enjoying number songs, rhymes and stories

·      Responding to: Sawl un? Sut wyt ti? and pa siap?

as well as lots of other fun activities

Term 2a

'My Home'

image

 

Our big questions are:

Who do I live with?

Who is special to me?

Over the next 5 weeks we will be learning all about 'My Home' 

Our story the first week back is 'Stick Man' and we will be completing lots of exciting activities such as creating a family photo frame using natural materials, measuring sticks using cubes, mark making with sticks and creating a Stick Man family.

We also will be:

Learning about our special homes and different types of homes

Pets

Looking at the ceramic townscape art work created by the local artist Neil Dalrymple

Create art using clay

Helpwr Heddiw sessions 'Sut mae tywydd'? 

Singing songs and rhymes

   Learning the number of the week

 

   Explore 2D and 3D  shapes to design and building homes

 

   Exploring the sound of the week 

 

   Our story making story is 'The Three Little Pigs'

 

WWe will also be painting and making lots of craft!

 

 

…as well as many other exciting activities!

This half term we are learning to be Ambitious Capable Learners

___________________

In the Caterpillar's Class we work hard and we always try our best. We make sure that we all know the Ysgol Glan Gele’s special words, ‘Happy and Secure as we All Learn Together’.