Weatherman Walking visit July 2017

We’ve had a very exciting visit in Presteigne Primary School this morning. The BBC visited to film part of their ‘Weatherman Walking’ TV series starring Derek Brockway. The show will be aired in February and features Tom Davies, a former pupil and teacher at our school.

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Summer Term 2018

Our topic this term is…………… Don’t be Boring, Go Exploring!



Autumn 2017

Our topic this term is……………’Scrumdiddlyumptious’.


As a part of out Roald Dahl project, the children have been reading ‘James and the Giant Peach’.




Year 5 and 6 have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to take part in a tag rugby after school club, run by a professional coach from Luctonians. They have all really enjoyed the sessions.


Here’s what the children have to say about it:

“I enjoyed the chance to be active!”

“It’s a great opportunity to work as a team.”

Dragon Catching June 2017 Mehefin 2017

IMG_6577Due to the recent soaring temperatures, there has been an increase in the number of speckled egg shells found all around Wales. 5P and 6J have been busy planning how to catch the culprits and have tried to get their hands on a real life baby dragon!


We began by planning suitable traps and locations to catch the dragon in. Following this, we used our literacy skills to write instructions for other people who would like to recreate our traps.

We had great fun setting our traps and night vision camera to try to catch a glimpse of the creature.


This project has given us the opportunity to use our numeracy skills to work out how to care for the dragon and to learn all about adaptation for environments. We are now busy working on green screen news reports.

UPDATE: Take a look at our display of our fantastic work!


Election Fever Mehefin 2017 June 2017

To help us learn more about the General Election, 6J have been busy creating their own political parties for a school election. The winning party has ¬£250 to spend on resources or ¬†activities for the school. They have worked incredibly hard thinking of sensible ideas and ensuring that they are in budget! It’s now up to the rest of the school to vote for their favourite party.

Friday Update: The winners were announced this morning. After a very tense and close race, ‘Presteigne School Science Geeks’ won by a narrow margin!

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Hay Festival May 2017

Hay Festival May 2017

5P and 6J had a fantastic time at the Hay Festival (despite the hot weather and the long wait for the bus!) We enjoyed watching three fantastic shows by Scientist Steve Mould, Cartoonist Gary Northfield and Writer Emma Carroll.

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Summer Term 2017 Haf 2017


This term 6J have been lucky enough to take part in cricket sessions with Terry. We have had great fun and learnt a lot about bowling, batting and fielding!



Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Mawrth 2017

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our St David’s Day concert. The children were excellent and performed Welsh songs, poems and told the story of St David. Here are some of the children in their Welsh outfits.


Who are we?

The Digital Wizards are a pupil voice group who meet on a Tuesday. We learn new digital skills which enable us to be ‘digital leaders’ in our classroom.

One of our new jobs this year is to be ‘App Reviewers’. We look at new apps on the iPads and review them to help teachers and pupils decide on the best apps to use in class!

Check back regularly to read our reviews!

Cartoon Wizard hat, 10eps

Cartoon Wizard hat, 10eps