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Ysgol yr Holl Saint - All Saints' School

A Voluntary Aided Church in Wales School


Blwyddyn 1 & 2 - Dosbarth Caergwrle - Mrs Dobie

Making dog biscuits to sell for our class charity Guide Dogs for the Blind

We made cabbage salad using cabbage grown in our school garden

Cooking and tasting the courgettes that had grown in our school greenhouse

Forest School - making clocks and journey sticks

Using digital technology

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Children used the Animated Anything app to pretend that they were the Queen.

Using digital technology

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Children used the ChatterPix app to pretend that they were the Queen.

Using digital technology

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Children used the app ChatterPix to pretend that they were the Queen.

We made willow crowns in Forest School.

We carried out a science experiment to observe ice melting under different conditions

We have been learning about temperature in Maths and enjoyed investigating the temperature in different countries around the world

We have been using our fantastic new kitchen to do some baking.

Internet Safety Day!

We’ve been doing activities based around Children’s Mental Health week. We’ve been using our worry worms and had stories about courage and emotions.

We took part in Big Welsh Rhythm Time this week.

We went across to All Saints’ Church this morning to watch the Open the Book group re-telling the Christmas Story.

We have been exploring patterns in the environment as part of our fieldwork study.

Memorial Hall Fieldwork Study. We walked to the Memorial Hall and identified different features. When we got back to class we looked at the Memorial Hall using Google maps and tried to locate the different features we had spotted on our walk.

We have been reinforcing the importance of good hand washing using the Glitter Bug

This week in RE we have started our theme of Advent.

Harvest theme repeating patterns

We visited Gresford Library.

Children worked in groups to write their own Harvest Prayers

Welcome back!! The children have enjoyed exploring the new areas of continuous provision, and getting to know each other.

Map work

12 Wonders of Gresford Fieldwork Study - Gresford Memorial Hall

We had a Dragon Party to celebrate the end of half term and our topic on Wales

Our successful Dragon Keeper job applicants.

Science & Technology - we planted sunflower seeds & recorded observations of their growth for a few weeks.

Year 1 & 2 have completed their Climate Hero Pledges.

Today we went on a ‘Litter Pick’ around our local community. We picked 3.2kg of litter!!

The children are enjoying finding out about dragons as part of their topic on Wales.

The children are working hard on their Climate Hero pledges at home. Well done everyone 👏🏻

We have enjoyed coding with Botley.

We have been learning about fractions in Maths

The children have been growing Sunflowers in school. Here they are measuring them and filling in their Sunflower diaries.

We walked to Maes Y Pant to look for signs of Spring

Creating sunflowers using natural materials and powder paint

Coding - children wrote their own algorithms to move a car to different places on a car mat.

Wales Outdoor Learning Week - we went outdoors to read our new reading book to a partner.

In Science & Technology we have been working in groups to build a ramp that would roll an egg the furthest.

We have been looking at symmetry in Maths

Our topic this half term is Wales. On Friday we had a delivery from Dewi Draig and we made Welsh cawl in the Forest School.

This week we have been learning about China and Chinese New Year 🇨🇳

Artwork inspired by the artist Frida Kahol

As part of Children’s Mental Health Week children have been making a book about their ‘Happy Place’.

We have been looking at animals and their habitats. Here are some habitats that the children have made.

Home Learning - artwork inspired by artist Steven Brown

Outdoor Classroom Day

We made bonfire and firework pictures using chalk, powder paints and natural materials.

In Maths this week we have been looking at how numbers can be split into parts by using the part whole model.

We made Autumn pictures using the items we collected on our Autumn walk 🍂🍁

We took part in Mental Health Day for Young People on Friday 9th October by wearing yellow to school. As a school we raised £290.19 for the charity Young Minds

Development has begun on our Forest School area. Children have been busy litter picking and clearing bushes.

Using maps to identify local features.

Autumn Term Topic Overview 2020

World Book Day Activities - children designed a T-shirt with the front cover of their favourite book or favourite character. Year 5 children came to read stories to the younger children. 

The Little White Owl

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The children had to create their own movements to different parts from the story of The Little White Owl. In this video clip they are ‘snowflakes’.
Our painted clay owls. Don’t they look fabulous?!

We have been making clay owls.


Counting in 2’s - finding and matching pairs of socks hidden around the outdoors. 

The children used chalks to create their own pictures of The Little White Owl


Logging into our accounts in the ICT suite.

Outdoor continuous provision.

Tymor Gwanwyn - Spring Term

Illustration of Children playing infront of All Saints School building

With respect, friendship and care, we learn here and succeed anywhere.