Category: News

Swift Nature Group

Pupils from years 2 to 6 have been learning about Swifts. They have been inspired by information from the local Swift Nature group. Did you know a swift never lands, but drinks, feeds and sleeps on the wing?

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“The Journey of Life”

In R.V.E. (religion, values, ethics) year 5 and 6 are thinking about “The Journey of Life”. You may have had questions at home about how your felt upon your child’s arrival and shared stories about your child’s birth and first days.

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Local Heritage Quilters

Mrs Ashton’s class visited the Minerva Art Centre to see the work of our local Heritage Quilters. They studied the quilts and enjoyed seeing the themes of dragons, the sea and flowers. They found out how our local quilters support the RNLI and children in hospitals through their work. The detail and creativity of the… Read more »

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Crisp Packet Collection

The Eco Committee have been working with Keep Wales Tidy to collect crisp packets. In an assembly, we learned that the waste packets are used to make rescue blankets for homeless people here in Wales. Coral, a large ironwork fish, donated by Oswestry Ironworks,  has been used to collect the packets. The Eco Committees from… Read more »

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Quiet Garden

The Eco Committee have been developing a quiet garden over the last two years. From an initial design idea by Izzie, we raised funds through our local Coop store, and worked with artist Megan Jones, to create this artwork for our garden.  Every child in school worked with Megan. They considered what was important to… Read more »

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Coop Trip

Mrs Ashton’s class went shopping at our local Coop.  It was the perfect place for a maths lesson – price comparisons can be quite a challenge.

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Art gallery cafe visit

Miss Rees’ class have visited the Wild Oak Cafe, Llanidloes to view an art exhibition by local artist, Amanda Skipsey. We enjoyed looking at the art on display and had a hot chocolate.

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Bake sale for Morocco Earthquake

Mrs Ashton’s class have been baking. They worked in small groups to produce 72 flapjacks and 72 chocolate chip cookies. These were sold at 50p each in almost 72 seconds! The class were concerned for families in Morocco following the earthquake.  Just over £120 was raised for the Disasters and Emergency commission. We thank parent… Read more »

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Collecting Crisp Packets

This year our Eco Committee have helped in a school assembly. They welcomed Laura from Keep Wales Tidy to introduce “Coral”, a fish from the Ironworks at Oswestry. Coral is currently resident at the front of school. Our intention is to fill Coral by the 27th October with crisp packets?

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International Day of Living Together in Peace

On Monday 16th May we celebrated the International Day of Living Together in Peace. All the children came into school dressed in something white. Donations were also given by the children to ‘Croeso Llanidloes’. Living together in peace is  about accepting differences and having the ability to listen to, recognize, respect, and appreciate others as well… Read more »

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Early Help Newsletter

We have been so looking forward to lighter, longer daylight hours and better weather for being outside in Nature’s playground. Spring can often feel like a chance to start afresh and make plans with some positivity moving forwards.

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