Formula 1 Competition

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We are so proud of our Formula 1 teams who entered the national Formula 1 competition at Swansea Waterfront Museum on 8th June – they did amazingly well!!   We entered two teams – The Betws Eagles and The Pro Racers and they did us all proud.  The children have been working on the project to build and race their own car since January.  They had to design and build their car using a computer package […]

Year 5 Transition

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Wow! What a day the Year 5 children had yesterday! They thoroughly enjoyed the lessons, particularly the Design and Technology and Science lesson where they were burning different foods! They have all said they absolutely loved the day and can’t wait to go to CCYD in September 2017! Miss Crouch

Year 6 Leavers Assembly

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The year 6 leavers assembly is fast approaching! This week we will be sending out costume information. Please support your child at home to learn their lines! We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 20th July! Thanks, Miss Crouch

The School Choir Roald Dahl Celebration

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The school choir had an amazing time on Monday at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay. The choir attended the Land of Song event which featured English and Welsh songs from various Roald Dahl productions. Over 1,500 children from all over Wales attended the special event and the conductor was none other than Tim Rhys-Evans from Only Boys Aloud. It was a fantastic day and we hope to attend similar events in the future. Bendigedig!

Year 6 Leavers Assembly

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Hello, All year 6 children have now been given scripts with their parts highlighted. Please help your child to practice their lines at home, we will be having weekly practices in the build up to the last day of the summer term. Many thanks for your continuing support. Miss Crouch

Willow’s Germinating Allotment!

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Willow class have been extremely busy getting green fingers! Over the past week the children have measured out an area for their own group allotments. After measuring, the children then began to dig, it was a lot harder than we first thought, the ground was solid, not to mention the fear of worms Liberty experienced!! However, the children persevered and eventually they dug out their patches of land. Following this, the children then sprinkled compost and […]

Eco Update!

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Hello, The Eco committee have been working extremely hard over the last couple of weeks to complete parts of our Action Plan! Recently, we have built planters with the help of Mr. Owen and planted flowers in them. We carried out a survey to find out which classes are going to be planting over the next couple of weeks; our results were very positive with almost everyone planting around the school! We also carried out a […]

Save the Gorillas!

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Do you want to help save the gorillas? Would you be happy if your home was destroyed? There are currently only 720 mountain gorillas left! One of the reasons behind this is your mobile phone! Did you know that if you recycle your old mobile phones you are helping save the rainforests and gorillas? Inside your mobile phone is a substance called Coltan, Coltan restores the     energy that charges your phone. People are chopping down […]

Civil Engineers in the making!!

As part of our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) project work, a group of Year 5 and 6 children visited the new Bay Campus University in Swansea to find out about careers in these subjects.  We spoke to representatives from GE Aviation about building and maintaining aircraft, we designed and tested blades for wind turbines and we found out about the science behind rock guitars.  We also built a 17ft replica of the Severn bridge which was amazing, but […]

Churchill ‘Lollipoppers’ Fund!

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Churchill are running a scheme, the scheme is to give the winning school funding for a Churchill Lollipop man/lady. Please support Betws Primary school by clicking on the following website, clicking on ‘Nominate’ at the top of the page and then enter your name, email address, school postcode (CF32 8YD) and select Betws Primary School. The process takes no longer than 30 seconds to nominate our fantastic school. http://www.churchill.com/lollipoppers Finger crossed for Betws Primary School!!