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Welcome to our class! 


Class Teachers - Mrs S. Arnold + Mrs D. Jones

T.A. - Miss R. Rees + Miss G. Marshall

Forest School - Mrs R. Welsh

Another busy week in class! This week started after half term with our dance project and we worked hard with our teacher on Monday. Later in the week we have worked on symmetry in maths and we  have written a piece about the queen in welsh. We had an unexpected session with Mr Ffit and we enjoyed speaking some welsh and having fun at the same time!

We have continued our topic of the Celts but when we came to make our roundhouses outside ,It rained!

Hopefully we will finish them next week!

Hello! Another busy week. This week started well as we visited St Fagan's museum to see the celtic roundhouses as part of our studies. The day went well and a lady spoke to us about the lives of the celtic people.

Also this week ,we have all completed our personalised assessments on the computers and we all tried hard.

On Friday ,we were all given a second new book as part of our school reading focus and we were thrilled with them. This will help us to develop our reading skills and see that reading for pleasure is also very important. 

We have discussed the design of our Jubilee sandwich for the party next week and we have completed our bunting and posters.

We look forward to the jubilee celebrations next week!

 Well done to Ruby and Emma as our superstars. Both girls have worked hard and been polite and helpful this week!



Hello! Another busy week! 

We have all continued to work hard this week on our report writing. We have also worked hard on our welsh description of Boudicca. We have continued to study 2d and 3d shapes and we have made shapes practically using nets and Klixi. 

We have continued our study of the Celts and we are looking forward to our visit to St Fagans next week.

We welcomed back Cornerstone church for assembly this week  which was great as we have really missed them!

Today it was our turn to use the reading cafe and we all enjoyed relaxing in there reading our books!

Preparations continue for the Queen's Jubilee and we look forward to the celebrations.

Well done to Natalia Price and Kelsey as this week's superstars!

Both girls have tried hard and produced some lovely work! Da iawn!!!

Hello! After a lovely Easter break we returned to a short week in school as we had an extra bank holiday given to us to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee. Our topic this half term is 'Crazy Celts'.  We have been finding out about celtic life and we will be visiting St Fagans Museum very soon as part of our studies.

We have completed our work on length and perimeter and now we have moved on to 2d and 3d shapes.

We are looking at report writing in Literacy and we have looked at the different features of a report in order to write our own about the celtic queen Boudicca.

This week we had a visit from the community farm workers and we have set up a wormery in our grounds. We had fun digging for worms and learning about them!

Hello! Another very busy week again! This week we have continued to work on our persuasive writing and we have been  busy learning about time. We have continued with our Spectrum project and we have developed a new quiet reading area in the class in order to promote reading. 

Our swimming lessons are continuing and our teacher says she has seen progress already!

We celebrated Red Nose Day today and we made masks and designed new red noses for the next red Nose day. We have raised some money and this will hopefully help the children in Ukraine as well as some children in the UK.

We are looking forward to our trip to the Gower Heritage Centre next Monday.

Another very busy week again! This week we have been looking at the features of persuasive text so we can make a a poster for The Gower Heritage Centre. We will be visiting there on 21st March. Also this week we have continued with our swimming lessons and had a visit from a lady from the Spectrum project talking about family relationships.

We are working on 'Time' in our maths lessons and practicing reading the clock.

Hello! Phew! What a busy week! After the storms before half term,  Mrs Lecrass judged our choral speaking and she found it very hard to choose! Eventually house Gwyrdd won. WELL DONE! We had a lovely Eisteddfod on teams and we listened to the infants singing in welsh as well as seeing all of the individual winners. House Melyn won the overall competition and it was a lovely morning. Da iawn!

Also this week, we celebrated World Book Day and we dressed up as our favourite book characters. We had a book quiz as well as making bunting with our favourite characters drawn on. We made bookmarks and posters to celebrate the 25th anniversary!

Also ,it was our first week for swimming lessons and we all went up to Penlan pool. Some of us were a little anxious but we all had a go! We will be having lessons until we break up for Easter.

Hello! Another great week! We have continued our topics of Myths and Legends and we are enjoying the activities. This week we enjoyed learning about Chinese New Year and we listened to the story of 'How the Dragon came to be'. We have written our names using Chinese letters and we ended the week with a food tasting session sampling some popular foods. Everyone enjoyed!


We have started learning our poem for the Eisteddfod and we will practice in our teams to win the prize for our houses. 


Our art will be in the style of Mary Lloyd Jones, an artist from Aberystwyth. We will also be entering the story writing competition and handwriting competition

Hello! Another busy week. The weather has been cold this week but we are working hard as usual! We have been learning our table facts and using them to work out problems and to do puzzles. Our text type is recounts and we have completed work on Theseus and the Minotaur as well as writing a short  diary recount in welsh. Ukelele restarted this week as our teacher has been ill and we all enjoyed the session.We are going to prepare a piece for the Eisteddfod hopefully. We are really enjoying learning about myths and legends and we created our own mythical creatures this week!

Well done to Kayden for being superstar of the week. Kayden has tried really hard this week . Da iawn!

Hello again! We have been busy again this week and we have completed our work on the story of Pandora's Box. We all enjoyed the story and enjoyed the activities. We have continued with division in numeracy and we are still continuing to practice our times tables to help us with division. We are still looking at different examples of recounts.  Very soon, we will be preparing  for the Eisteddfod. 

Well done to Archie for being our superstar of the week. He has tried hard and earned lots of dojo points.

Autumn term 2021 - Pupils have settled in well and have been working their socks off over the  last few weeks, we have completed a piece of Poetry and an Instructional piece of writing linked to our topic 'I m a Survivor'.  We have performed the poetry pieces in groups, looking and expression and gesture, all pupils worked well together to achieve success.  Our Instructional piece of writing was based upon 'How to build a shelter for an animal', whereby the pupils have immersed themselves in several examples of Instructional writing and have learned all about verbs, adjectives, nouns and adverbs.  Throughout this term linking with our topic, we have had several visitors in as you know e.g. Cae Tan - all about food, Mr Little - Rainforest workshop and several others.  In maths we have covered to name a few - addition and subtraction, data handling, pictograms, graphs and Venn diagrams.  The children are currently learning a song ready to perform for Christmas and we cant wait. 

Well done all.

2019-2020 Class



Hello again!! We have been very busy again and this week we have started instructional writing. We hope to eventually write a set of instructions to make a healthy smoothie for a welsh rugby player. We are learning about 3d shapes and aspart of our World cup project we learnt about The Barrier Reef in Austrailia. 

Also this week a nurse came to talk to us about  good hand washing and we looked at our 'clean' hands under an ultra violet light and we saw how many germs were still on them!!!

This week our superstar was Dylan Webber and Mrs Jones is pleased that he is working hard and showing excellent listening skills. Well done Dylan!! Da Iawn.

We had a great tag rugby session this week and we made dream catchers with Mrs Williams. They were so glittery and colourful and we took them home to hang up.

Well done Wales for beating Austrailia! Pob lwc for the game against Fiji next week.



 Autumn Term 2019 -   Welcome everyone!! A new term has begun and we would like to update you.

Year three are are lucky enough to be working with the Ospreys in the community this year and we will be having regular sessions with them. This links in to our topic of the 'Rugby World Cup' which is an exciting event held in Japan this year. The children will learn about some of the countries taking part as well as our own fantastic welsh team and the country they are representing.

Already this term we have made pizzas and learned some survival techniques from St John's ambulance. Natalia was an excellent instructor!!! She won the boscar for last week!! This fits in well with our study of the human body this term.

 Our superstars so far are Leila,C-Jay and Rylee and well done for your all your hard work and effort!

We have started ukelele lessons and everyone is trying really hard.

We are writing special poems called 'Cinquain' poems and our final write will be about Autumn leaves.

 We hope this year will be very exciting for all of us and we look forward to Wales' progress through to the final!!! Pop Lwc!!

The second half of the term has been busy as usual!! We began by designing our products for the Financial Fortnight Fayre and after some great presentations to the' Eagles', it was decided that  the Calon group won with their welsh bookmark idea. After the presentations, we set about making advertising posters and creating our product. We made 70 bookmarks using different welsh designs and they were costed at £1.00 each.

During the fayre we sold 60 bookmarks. That meant a good profit for us and we will decide how to spend the profit in the future.

We enjoyed the process of creating,costing and making and the rest of the school really embraced the welsh theme which was great!!

We really enjoyed watching yr 6 performing their'High School Musical' sequence and we all agreed the standard was very high.Well done!!

Next week we will be starting our swimming lessons and we are very excited!!!

Good luck to year 5 in the Taliesen Dance project next week! We look forward to seeing you all perform  on Friday 21st June.

Another busy two weeks!! The highlight of last week was the opening of the Memorial sound garden for Mr Mcarthy. It was a beautiful afternoon and a proud time for year 3c and J. The children behaved beautifully and played their part really well. Everyone said how lovely it was and how hard we worked. Special thanks to Mrs Williams and John, both of whom worked so hard for it all to happen.

We have completed all our testing this week and we have been working on our display of African masks.

Also we have continued our study of National parks and we have been learning about the Pembrokeshire Coast this week.

Well done to our superstars-Marley Jay  and purple pot winner Dylan Davies for this week. Both boys try and work really hard and always do their best. A special mention to Dylan Mckenzie for showing lovely manners this week.

 Just a reminder that next Friday is an inset day and then we have a week's holiday for Whitsun.

Diolch yn fawr.                         

Welcome back everyone! We will be very busy this term as usual! We will be working on the Cae Tan Pizza project and visiting the farm in Gower as well as looking after the plants we have planted in the poly tunnel.

We are studying National Parks in Geography and sound in science. We will be sitting our LNF tests next week and we have been preparing this week looking at the sorts of questions we might see.

We are looking at patterns in art and we will use African patterns to decorate the masks we will make.

This term we will continue with our ukelele lessons and then we will begin our swimming lessons in the second half of the term.

Well done to Dylan Davies as this week's superstar. Well done Dylan,we are proud of you.

Well done Alfie Hammond for winning the 'Boscar' this week for improvement in reading!





Hello again to our web page. We have been very busy as usual! Last week we all were very busy with spelling and reading tests. We all worked hard and Mrs Jones was very pleased with our efforts. This week is the last week of term and we have something exciting every day! Yesterday we continues with our Pizza Project and planted lots of vegetables with Jess. These will be used for the soup which we will make in the Autumn in year 4. We also planted basil and spinach to grow on our windowsills at home. Today we are having a visit from the ladies from RSPB  and we will be learning about some of the birds found around our school environment. On Thursday 'The Ridiculous Rhyme'  show is coming to school. Finally on Friday, we will be hunting for eggs and having our Easter bonnet parade in school. Good luck with all the entries for that!!

Reminder that the Criw cymraeg's competition closes on Wednesday so get your entries oin to win a prize. 

Finally well done to Filip and Callum for winning superstar and 'purple pot' last week. Both boys produced some lovely work ,so well done!! 

Pasg Hapus /Happy Easter to everyone and enjoy the holidays.

Another busy week in year yr 3J!!!This week we have been learning to read time to the nearest five minutes and we have been using our clocks to practice. We have also started discussion text and we have been discussing reasons for and against children being allowed to eat junk food. The children gave their opinions and we had a good debate on the subject.

We have been learning about animal habitats in science and why some animals are adapted to living in certain environments.

This Friday it was 'Red Nose Day' and we all showed our support by wearing red and bringing in some money for the charity. Thanks to everyone who did take part and we will send the money off as a school.

Finally well done to Dylan Mckenzie as winner of this week's purple pot and good luck to Wales as they play for the 'Grand Slam ' tomorrow!! Pob lwc!!!

 Last week was very busy. Everyone came safely back from half term holidays and we were straight into practicing and preparing for the Eisteddfod. On 7th March it was'World Book day' and we dressed up as our favourite characters. Mrs Jones was 'Gangsta Granny'!!!

Some of us created our favourite book in a jar and the winner in our class was Kesha with her Snow White jar.

On the day of the Eisteddfod we were very excited and after a great morning ,the winners were Gwyrdd. Everyone took part and it was a lovely day celebrating St David!!.

We also had some forest school sessions and we created animals using natural objects and we also enjoyed the mud art!!

We have found out that we will be taking part in the 'Pizza ' project linked with an organic farm in Gower ,so we are very excited about that.

Well done to Alfie Green,Dylan Davies,Ciaran -Lee Macdonald, who all won prizes in the Eisteddfod.

Another busy two weeks in the class! We have been continuing to work hard at our topics and we have enjoyed lots of different activities. 

This week  Aled came to talk to us  about the different types of music to be heard in Wales and to celebrate welsh music week. We enjoyed the workshop with him. In the afternoon we had a 'pedal power' disco and we had to peddle the bikes to keep the music and lights going!! Great fun!!

This week we are going to plant new trees to make a windbreak on Mynnedd Newydd playing fields.Also this week we have started to construct a willow arch in the school grounds with Mrs Williams.We needed our wellies as it was very muddy but lots of fun!!

Congratulations this week to Mckenzie Williams for being superstar last week and to Alfie Green this week.Both boys have tried really hard to complete their work and to be superstars at playtime and lunchtimes!! Well done boys!!


 Another busy week in our class. This week it has been so cold and so we thought we would make some bird feeders to look after the birds. We made them out of birdseed and lard and we have hung them outside.

We have also been recording our welsh oracy and we have been very clever and used the past tense to talk about what we did last weekend.

We have also been working hard on our 2 and 5 times tables and we have been learning in a fun way using chatterboxes.

We have now completed our reports on polar bears and we have learned so much about them.

Everyone is very excited as it looks like we might have snow. We have been looking at pictures of America where they are experiencing very bad conditions and freezing temperatures.

Another busy week in our class!!

We are starting to think about the outside area outside our class. We have made plans of our ideas and chosen plants and seeds. When the weather improves,we will begin planting seeds and if anyone has any spare pots we would be very happy to receive them. 

Also this week we have started learning our ten times table and we are now quick to recall the table facts.  

In Literacy we have continued to look at endangered species and find the main features of a report.

In our ukelele lessons, we are starting to learn a welsh song ready for the Eisteddfod in March. 

We would like to congratulate Alfie Green as our superstar this week. Alfie has produced some excellent numeracy work this week and we are very proud of him. Da iawn Alfie!!!!

Alfie Green Superstar and purple pot winner Congratulations

Welcome to Year 3 Class!


Welcome to year 3J's web page! My name is Mrs Debbie Jones and I am one of the year three teachers. In our class you will find myself and Mrs Allison Williams who is our teaching assistant. On some days we are assisted by Mrs Zoe Evans.

   At the beginning of term we sent out an information letter with everything you need to know about our class. We hope you have recieved it! 

   This term we will begin the year by studying poetry in Literacy and revising numbers to 100 in Maths.  Our topic work will focus on the Celts through several areas of the curriculum ,in particular, History,ICT and Geography.

 We are particularly looking forward to our trip to the Celtic Hillfort at Castell  Henllys on September 17th and we hope the children will learn lots of interesting information about the everyday life of the celtic people.

We will update the page with any news or information that will be of interest to you.

Please come to see us if you have any worries or queries and we will be happy to help you. Diolch yn fawr.


Hello everyone! We thought we would update you. We have been very busy and following our fabulous trip to Castell Henllys we have been out and about again. We visited the Liberty Stadium this week and we had a tour of the stadium as well as finding lots of interesting objects using our iPads. We found our favourite shirts and looked at the trophy cabinet. We prepared questions for a press conference and wrote them on our iPads. In the afternoon,we had a lesson on healthy eating and made our own healthy sandwiches. We found out about the ''eatwell' plate and how to eat a healthy diet. The ladies from Warburtons helped us and we really looked funny in our hair nets!

Also we would like to announce that our superstar for last week was Kesha and we are so proud of her. She is a good listener and an excellent worker. She always tries her best and her work is neat and tidy. Kesha has moved on with her reading and she tries really hard! Well done Kesha!!!.

Hello again! We have had another fabulous week in our class! 

After our trip to the Liberty Stadium on Monday, we had a fun day on Wednesday in science. We made slime and tested it for flexibility with some other materials. Our slime was really goooeeey and red and we all enjoyed mixing it.On Thursday we watched a great short film about Boudicca who was a strong ,celtic leader and we have been enjoying making 'wanted' posters and finding out about her.

Also this week,Mckenzie was our superstar. He has worked really well this week and he is trying hard with his reading! Mckenzie is a well mannered pupil and he has shown that it is important not to give up if you find work hard sometimes! Bendigedig Mckenzie!! We are all so proud of you!

Another busy week in year year 3J. This week we celebrated harvest and we all brought in food for the foodbank. We decided that we would decorate ours with 'helping hands' as we thought we were really helping people in need.

This week we had a bounce on our bouncy castle to raise money for Rhodri to go to Africa to climb 'Table Mountain'. We all had fun. Also, Summer leigh was our superstar. Summer- Leigh wrote a fab recount this week and she was top of the dojo chart.Summer won as she is always polite and hard working and we are proud of her. Da iawn.

Have a great half term everyone and keep safe.!!!!

Also we were winners of the best attendance award!! We are bendigedig!!!!!

Hello everyone! Welcome back to the second half of the Autumn term.

This week has been busy already as we have been working outside with Mrs Welsh. We decided that we would build model celtic roundhouses. We have enjoyed being outside and although the weather has been wet we have completed our models. We had to follow instructions and work as a team .

Also this week we have been thinking about the 100th anniversary of the end of the first world war and we made poppies. We have created a class mural and we hope to display this in assembly next week.

Also this week we have started talking about 'Film Fortnight'. We will be studying the film 'Brave' and we will complete some fun activities linked to the film. We will be visiting the cinema next week and we cant wait!!!

Hello! just to update everyone. Another busy week again! 

This week we visited the cinema and watched a lovely film called 'Ferdinand' as part of our film fortnight. It was a great story about a bull who showed his friends that kindness  and love were more important than being the best. We also has a visit from P.C Craig and we talked about 'bullying' and what it actually means as part of anti bullying week.

We have continued our work on the film 'Brave' and we have enjoyed looking at the characters and listening to sound bites from the film.

We collected £32.00 as our contribution to 'Children In Need'. Well done to everyone who brought money in!


This week our star of the week is Dylan Mckenzie. Dylan is trying hard with his reading and has tried really hard this week in everything we have done. Da iawn Dylan!