Category Archives: News


Inset Day Monday 5th of September


School is closed on the 5th, pupils return to school on the 6th.

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Back to school


Parent/Carer Information – Friday September 2nd 2016 It was lovely to welcome the children back to school and meet the Reception children who look very smart in their school uniforms. We also welcomed the new pupils who have joined us from other schools.   Year group Class name Teacher Reception Dosbarth Pinc Mrs. Jarman Year […]

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News July 13th 2016


School Reports By now, you should have had your children’s end of year reports. I hope that you found the reports informative and that it helps you understand your child’s progress. Please do take the time to complete and return the parent comment slip, so that your views can be observed. Foundation Phase Outcomes and […]

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National Reading and National Numeracy Tests 2016


Earlier this term, I wrote to you with the dates of the National Reading and Numeracy Tests. The Welsh Government introduced National Reading and Numeracy tests for all pupils from Year 2 – Year 9. This means that all classes from Year 2 (Dosbarth Melyn) to Y6 (Dosbarth Glas) will take these tests. The tests […]

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Parent Carer Information – Wednesday 16th March 2016


Parent Teacher Consultations (PTCs) These will take place next week beginning on 21st March. Appointment slips have been sent out to all families. Please make every effort to attend. These are important meetings where teachers will discuss your children’s progress towards their targets.   Healthy Lunchboxes Torfaen Catering will be providing information to parents/carers about […]

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News March 9th


Attendance Every week the class with the best attendance is awarded in celebration assembly. At the end of the school year the best overall class will win a class treat. Last week Dosbarth Coch (Y1) won the attendance cup with 99%.   Class Attendance Class Attendance Reception 98.5% Year 3 94.8% Year 1 99% Year […]

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News February 24th 2016


Parent/Carer information – Wednesday 24th February 2015. St David’s Day Eisteddfod On Tuesday 1st March, we will hold our school eisteddfod to celebrate St David’s Day. All children may wear clothes of a Welsh theme/colours. The eisteddfod will be made up of class/group and individual performances, presenting of certificates for work which children have completed […]

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News February 10th 2016


Questionnaires Thank you to those who have already returned questionnaires. It isn’t too late to send them in. Already your responses have brought things to my attention that I have been able to address so thank you for your honesty. Questionnaires can be returned in the envelopes provided to teachers or to the office where […]

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News February 2nd 2016


Parent/carer Information Sheet – Wednesday 3nd February 2015 Newsletters In order to improve communication with you, newsletters will only be sent home on Wednesdays as far as possible. This way you can check in bags for letters. At times, there may be a need to send important information on other days but general newsletters will […]

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News Letter January 12th 2016


Happy New Year – Blwyddyn Newydd Dda It’s been lovely to welcome everyone back to school for the spring term. The children have settled well and staff are working hard to improve standards across the school. We have advisers from the EAS in school this week looking at books from all classes, speaking to pupils […]

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