Mantle commission work for 'The Age of Princes'

In Aderyn Du this week we have been working in groups on a Mantle commission about ‘The Age of Princes’!  Each group has designed a coat of arms as part of their work.  Below are the winning designs for each group!  The children thought hard about which colours, animals and patterns to use, explaining why they had chosen them e.g. red for blood, green for envy, pink for love, an eagle for flying high above other armies, a snake to represent a battle etc


Banner style vote!

Powys County Council wants to tell you when there are exciting changes to our schools. To do this, they want to find out which of their banners you like the best. Once everyone has voted, they will add up all the votes and see which one children like the best. They will then use this style when they have something to tell, or ask you.

Please copy and paste the link below into the bar where you usually type a web address, this will take you to a short Powys survey about your preferred style of banner.

Week 12 Literacy

Hi Everyone! Here is the literacy planning for this week. Over these last two weeks we will be developing skills to write a biography. We will also be recapping basic skills such as punctuation and spelling. Hope you have a great week. Get in touch with us if you need it and keep sending us your work, if you can, so we can see what you get up to.

Week 12

Literacy week 11 hybrid texts

Hi everyone. Well done for keeping up with the work and sending work in for us to see. I hope those of you that have been into school have enjoyed it. Get in touch as usual if you need any help. This week you will be writing up the information you have found out and explaining how hydroelectricity is made.

Explanation text example

Planning week 11

Maths planning for W/B 06/07/2020

Hi everyone!

Hopefully you’ve managed to get on okay with the Abacus maths from this week- remember that if you’re not quite sure of something then it’s worth having a quick look on BBC Bitesize or if you’re coming into school then you can check on something with us then!  Mrs Watts will also be available daily on the Teams chat too!

Have a lovely weekend, it’s been a long week but fabulous seeing lots of you back in school!


Maths worksheets 06072020

Literacy - Explanation texts about Elan Valley

Hi everyone! Hope you’ve all been enjoying the sunshine.

Here’s the literacy for this week. You will be researching and developing skills in order to write an explanation text next week. For this week you need to do lots of research using the Elan Valley website but if you can’t assess this for whatever reason I have copied the relevant pages and attached them below.

From this week if you have any questions or problems on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays could you please contact Mrs. Watts between 8am and 4pm through Teams, email or messenger and she will answer these as soon as she can as Mrs. Rimmer will be in school, thank you.


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week 10 explanation texts