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St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

Dyn ni’n tyfu gyda ‘n gilyddd mewn cariad Duw wrth i ni weddio, dysgu a chwarae

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Welcome to

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

Dyn ni’n tyfu gyda ‘n gilyddd mewn cariad Duw wrth i ni weddio, dysgu a chwarae

Our Week

Dosbarth Gwynno's Class Mass: Many thanks to all the family members who were able to attend our class Mass this week. The children read and sang beautifully and were very reverened in the way they participated in the worship. Many thanks to Father Jose who celebrated out class mass with us.

Senedd: A big thank you to all children who are using their pupil voices to create a plan and put into action the children's ideas to improve our school even further to make it a special place of learning and play. Please remember to use the suggestion box in the infant corridor if you have any other ideas' you would like the Senedd group to discuss.

Thank you to the readers from Dosbarth Gwynno for delivering a meaningful KS2 Advent Service today. Thank you to all KS2 pupils who engaged in the service so reverently.

The children in Dosbarth Gwynno have completed their internet safety guidance posters. Well done to all those children who have completed their PPT presentations on how to stay safe on line.

Science Investigation: Which magnet will be the strongest?

Advent Class Mass Dosbarth Gwynno. 1st December 2022 at 2.15 pm.

Advent Service Week Two led by Dosbarth Gwynno

Advent Service KS 2 Week 1

Class Prayer to be said daily in Dosbarth Gwynno for the first Week of Advent.

Prayers to the Holy Spirit Religion: The children in Dosbarth Gwynno are coming to the end of their religion topic on 'Called'. As part of this work the children have written their own prayers about the gifts of the Holy Spirit, to compliment their learning on the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Eco Team: Dosbarth Gwynno. Well done to the Eco Team who continue to keep our school environment a lovely place to be. They check whether lights and projectors are turned off and our outside area is attractive. Keep up the good work!

Stay Safe Online: The children in Mrs Houston's class, as part of their project on 'How Things Work' Have been learning about how to keep safe online. We have made posters to share with our peers to remind them of the importance of using the internet safely. Homework has been set on Teams Assignments to produce a PPT on Internet Safety Precautions that needs to be submitted on Wednesday November 23rd. Thank you to the nine children who have already completed the task.

Rights of the Child Project: As parents are aware, the children have been participating in a project called 'OUTRIGHT: Speak out about children's rights. This project culminated today in an online workshop presented by INICEF to consolidate our learning.

Remembrance Service: Thank you to the children in Dosbarth Gwynno for preparing and presenting the Remembrance Service for the Saint Joseph's community. Many thanks to the many family members who were able to attend the service also.

The children in Dosbarth Gwynno have begun their new science project entitled 'How things work'. We have learnt this week about magnetic poles, attraction and repulsion and which materials are attracted to a magnet.

The children in Dosbarth Gwynno have had a visit form PC Rhys Cadwallader. The children have engaged in workshops on ‘Stranger danger’ and exploring the dangers presented to health and well – being from alcohol, cigarettes and solvents.

October 18th: Mrs Houston's PPA session has moved to this date. Can children please bring their PE kit in for tomorrow please.

Thank you,

Mrs Houston

October 13th: The children have started a project on time this week. I have attached some pictures of the daily mental maths sessions conducted at the beginning of each lesson.

Mrs Houston's Mathematics Class: The children are doing brilliantly learning heir x tables and most have mastered up to the eight times table. However, it is very important that the children apply this learning in different areas of mathematics and apply them to solving problem solving and reasoning tasks.

Judaism Week: Children in Dosbarth Gwynno Sant have been learning about the significance of the Torah Scroll in the Jewish faith

Week beginning 10th October: Religion - The children in Dosbarth Gwynno Sant have just completed their first RE topic of the Come and See Scheme entitled, 'People'. This week we will begin by focusing on another faith tradition namely Judaism. I have attached a selection of learning activities undertaken by the children as part of their learning on People.

Week beginning 10th October - Examples of learning taking place in Dosbarth Gwynno's topic, 'Plastic Fantastic' - recycling in Wales and the wider world.


Assembly and Class Mass Notification for Parents of Dosbarth Gwynno Sant.


Dear Parent (s’) / Guardians,

You are warmly invited to attend Dosbarth Gwynno’s class Mass and class assembly. I want to give you all plenty of notice so that you can make appropriate arrangements with work commitments if you would like to attend these services. The dates are as follows:

Class Assembly: 11th November, at 2.45 p.m. This will be a Remembrance Service.

Class Mass:  1st December 2. 15 p.m.

Diolch yn fawr,

Mrs D. Houston

Healthy Schools: Dosbarth Gwynno participating in the daily mile.

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Helpwr Heddiw: Helpwr heddiw takes place every day in all classroom. It is intended to foster a love for the Welsh language and to make us a school that ensures that Welsh is a feature of our environment. For those parents who are eager to participate in this element of their childrnen's learning, I have attached below a copy of the Welsh language phrases we are focusing on in Dosbarth Gwynno Sant. The children are making very good progress in acquiring these Welsh oracy skills.

Digital Homework for Dosbarth Gwynno

Helpwr Heddiw. Sut wyt ti'n teimlo? - How do you feel?

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Information for parents with children in Dosbarth Gwynno Sant.

Helpwr Heddiw - Daily Welsh oracy lesson - Y Corff - The Body.

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September 22nd: Investigating Recycling in Wales

The children in Dosbarth Gwynno Sant have been learning about the quantities of rubbish we produce in Wales and how much of this we are able to recycle. We discovered the best country in the United Kingdom for recycling is us! WALES. This week we have learnt how to construct bar charts to present our findings and to apply our data handling skills to draw conclusions.

Charlie: I like this type of work interesting.

Cody - Capri - I like finding things out by myself.

Phoebe: I like working things out for myself.




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What will the children in Dosbarth Gwynno Sant be learning in the Autumn term 2022?

Hepwr Heddiw - Daily Oracy Lesson in Welsh

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Gweddiwn - Child prepeared and presented worship

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