Library Visits

This week, each class will be visiting Bedwas Library for one session of a school day. Yellow, Green and Orange are visiting on Wednesday.

Purple, Blue and Red classes will be visiting on Friday (Children in Need day), the children in these classes could bring a change of clothes to put on when they walk to the Library if they prefer. They will need a coat and shoes for the walk in case of poor weather.

Curriculum Information

Attached to this newsletter is the Curriculum Information for your child’s class. This information will help you support your child’s learning at home. If you have any questions about what the class is studying, please do not hesitate to contact the class teacher or look on your child’s class hwb.

Sex and Relationships Education: Years 3 – 6  

This week, the pupils will be taught the ‘sex and relationships’ part of the PSE curriculum.  The local authority Healthy Schools team recognised the school’s provision as excellent practice.  The school’s planning and resourcing has been shared across Caerphilly authority for other schools to use.

All teachers will teach their year groups’ lessons from Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th July. The lessons will be delivered in line with the specified curriculum for each year group. Understandably, parents may feel anxious about the content of the sessions. If so, please contact the school to discuss the lessons with your child’s class teacher.

Sex and Relationships Education: Years 3 – 6

Next week, the pupils will be taught the ‘sex and relationships’ part of the PSE curriculum.  The local authority Healthy Schools team recognised the school’s provision as excellent practice.  The school’s planning and resourcing has been shared across Caerphilly authority for other schools to use.

All teachers are due to begin teaching their year groups’ lessons from Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th July. The lessons will be delivered in line with the specified curriculum for each year group. Understandably, parents may feel anxious about the content of the sessions. If so, please contact the school to discuss the lessons with your child’s class teacher.

Summer term curriculum information for parents/carers  

 

Attached to this week’s paper copy of the newsletter is a curriculum map of the topics your child will be learning about this term.  We hope that you will find this useful in supporting your child at home. If you require any further information about any of the topics being taught, please contact your child’s class teacher.

Forensic Science

At the start of February, Upper school children will be taking part in a ‘Forensic Science’ workshop. Mr Jones, a professional forensic scientist, will give the children the opportunity to use a range of equipment to investigate evidence at a crime scene. The children will explor blood marks, fingerprints, DNA, saliva and insects, considering how this evidence would be helpful for police solving a crime.