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 […]
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 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!!
As part of this term’s family learning programme, the Year 5/6 pupils have produced some excellent art pieces to coincide with their ‘Gallery’ theme work. Over the last month, parents and pupils have worked together to explore and create studies of famous paintings by the likes of Van Gogh, Money, Hopper and Matisse. The quality of these paintings have been exceptional and we have some budding artists in our midst (pupils and parents alike!). The […]
What a great morning! All the children here at Betws primary were entertained with a great show brought to us by the @foodstandardsagency The children were taught all about how to keep ourselves safe from bad bacteria and germs that may cause us to become ill. The message was very clear today CLEANING! CHILLING! CROSS-CONTAMINATION! COOKING! Great morning www.food.gov.uk
Good morning, The children have been working extremely hard this week with lots going on in school. During our theme ‘Gallery’, the children have looked at Nathan Wyburn wearing red lipstick and creating a Justin Bieber portrait using just his lips! They have looked at another Welsh artist; Richard Lewis, who, to help get over the January Blues, has drawn pictures of famous icons every day since the new year and is going to continue throughout […]
Our little Holly berries have been super busy again this week!! Year 4 have had an action packed week of swimming whilst Year 3 have enjoyed a mini project based on the book ‘WhereThe Wild Things Are’. We have learned how to write a persuasive letter and most of us are fraction experts now too. We even found time for Family Learning and would like to thank the parents who came to the Nature Reserve with us on Monday […]
Hawthorn class had a great afternoon investigating bugs in and around our nature reserve. We divided ourselves into 4 different groups and investigated 4 different areas around the reserve to see if we could find different bug. We found a number of different bugs and creepy crawlies within the investigation areas. All the children showed great care for the insects while investigating the habitats. We will carry out this investigation again at the end of […]