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Presteigne Primary School

'Inspire, Nurture and Succeed! Ysbrydoli, Maethu a Llwyddo!'


Llywelyn (Blwyddyn 6)

Tymor yr Haf 2024

Summer Term 2024


This term our whole school learning chapter is called 'Discovery' and we're learning about sustainability and our impact on the natural world. In Dosbarth Llywelyn, we'll be taking a trip to the rainforest and thinking about the question 'Do all discoveries have a positive impact?'

Discovery Overview Summer 2024

Tymor y Gwanwyn 2024

Spring Term 2024


This term our whole school learning chapter is called 'Changes' and we are learning all about life in our local area during the time of the Tudors. We're thinking about how our community has changed and the impact of this time on the lives of people in Presteigne.

Tymor yr Hydref 2023

Autumn Term 2023


This term our whole school learning chapter is called 'Diversity' and we are learning all about the Windrush generation and comparing life on the island of Jamaica with life in Wales.

Chapter Planning Autumn 2023

Tymor yr Haf 2023

Summer Term 2023


This term, our learning chapter is called 'Journeys' and we're thinking about the question 'Where do journeys take us?' In 6J, we're going to be taking a trip 'Into the Earth', exploring the structure of the Earth and the impact of this on life in other countries. Check back here soon for planning and photos!

Chapter Planning Summer 2023

6J Summer Term Letter

Tymor Y Gwanwyn 2023

Spring Term 2023


This term, our learning Chapter is called 'Rights' or 'Hawliau'. We're exploring the concepts of democracy and our rights and responsibilities. In Year 6, we're focusing on the question 'How did ordinary people win the right to vote?', by exploring the Chartist movement, the Suffragettes and apartheid in South Africa. As a school, we began the chapter with a focus on fairy tales and their links to rights.

Chapter Planning Spring 2023

Tymor Yr Hydref 2022

Autumn Term 2022


We’ve had a great start to the year in 6J. As part of our whole school chapter, Belonging, we’re learning about what it means to belong in Wales. Take a look at some of our brilliant work. 

6J Class Letter September 2022

Tymor yr Haf 2022

Summer Term


This term, we’re beginning an exciting chapter of Discovery! Starting with a trip ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ and then heading into the rainforest, we’re thinking about the key question, ‘Just because we can, does it mean we should?’


Take a look at some of our wonderful work…

Tymor y Gwanwyn 2022 Spring Term


This term, our whole school focus is on ‘Changes’. We began this chapter with a whole school week exploring the wordless picture book ‘Window’ by Jeannie Baker and creating a range of artwork, maps, collage and coding based on the text. We also took part in an oracy task ‘hot seating’ the main character in the story and asking and answering questions.

We studied two of William Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and created a range of written and creative work inspired by them. Our artwork was also inspired by the work of artist John Piper. In science, we have been exploring the world of plants and animals and enjoyed a lovely walk in Silia Wood.

Take a look at some of the wonderful work we have created. 

Changes - Tudor Fashion Ebrill 2022


This term, we have explored how fashion has changed since the time of the Tudors. We created our own motifs, digital patterns and peg doll outfits. Fantastic work everyone!


Changes Dance Chwefror 2022


After learning different street dance moves, 5/6J began developing their own dances. We're learning about how dance has changed and why certain styles are more popular now than others.

Changes Housing Chwefror 2022


We have been learning about how houses have changed since the time of the Tudors. After designing our own Tudor style buildings we constructed frames. We had great fun in our outdoor learning session using wattle and daub techniques to build our houses.