*** Summer Term 2021 ***

The school day starts at 8:45am. The Foundation Phase Doors will be open from 8:45 - 8:55am each morning. The school day finishes at 2:55pm.

Please ensure that you follow the one way system in place at school at  all times.


 Summer Term 2021

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For the remainder of the term PE will take place on a Monday. Diolch.


For the second half of the Summer Term our topic is 'Who Lives in a Rock Pool?'

Please click here to access an overview of the topic. 

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Our first topic for the Summer Term is 'Are We There Yet?'

Please click here to access the overview of the topic

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PE Sessions

PE will take place on a Tuesday. Please ensure that your child comes to school dressed in their PE kit i.e. shorts or leggings, a t-shirt, a jumper or hoody and trainers. Please so not send  PE kit in to school as your child will not be able to get changed for the session. 

Reading Books

We will send Read, Write Inc sound cards, word flashcards and/or a reading book home with your child. Please return their flashcards/book on their designated reading day. We will not be snding book bags home at present. Thank you for your cooperation.

Amser Snac - Snack Time

We are currently having our 'Amser Snac' before morning play. Each pupil has a piece of fruit and can choose either water or milk. The cost is £1 per week. This can be given weekly or per half term/term. The cost for this half term is £7 and the cost for the full term is £13. We use the profits from any money raised to purchase resources and activities for our pupils to complete crafts and seasonal activities.





How to access and use your child's J2e account;

Please click on the link for instructions on how to access your childs J2e home learning.   This pack will explain how to access and use J2e to support your child with future home learning tasks and activities.


Click here to access the Activity Plan for w/c Monday 8th February 2021

Home Learning Overview 8Th February NEW


 Click here to access the Activity Plan for w/c Monday 1st February 2021

Home Learning Overview 1St February NEW

Click here to acces the Activity Plan for Monday 25th January 2021

January 25Th Activity Plan NEW

Click here to access the Activity Plan for Monday 18th January 2021

 January 18Th Overview NEW

 Click here to access the Activity Plan for Monday 11th JanuaryJanuary 11Th Overview NEW


Our school Twitter account @DafenSchool is updated with activities and ideas regularly. Posts entirely specific to FP1 will be identifiable by *Information for FP1*.

Messages are also sent out through Schoop to keep you updated.



Read, Write Inc

Videos and ideas to practice phonic development have been uploaded to your child's J2e Shared Files.

Below are two links to Guidance for Parents Booklest which might be useful in supporting Read, Write Inc practice at home;

Set 1 Sounds Guidance Booklet

Set 2 and 3 Sounds Guidance Booklet




Home Learning without ICT

Below is a document outlining activities and task you can complete with your child without the use of ICT. This document will be updated on a weekly basis.

Home Learning Overview 13th July 2020

Image Overview 13Th July

Home Learning Overview 6th July 2020

July 6Th Image

Home Learning Overview 29th June 2020

June 29Th Activity Overview Image

Home Learning Overview 22nd June 2020

June 22Nd Activity Plan Image

Home Learning Overview 15th June 2020

Activity Plan Image June 15Th

Home Learning Overview 8th June 2020

Activity Plan Overview 8Th June

Home Learning Overview 1st June 2020

1St June Activity Overview Image


Home Learning Overview 18th May 2020

Activity Plan 18Th May

Home Learning Overview 11th May 2020

11Th May Plan

Home Learning Overview - 4th May 2020

Weekly Overview 4Th May

 Home Learning Overview - 27th April 2020



Daily Routines


Each morning we sing our 'Days of the Week' song in Welsh;

Dydd Sul

Dydd Llun

Dydd Mawrth

Dydd Mercher

Dydd Iau

Dydd Gwener

Dydd Sadwrn



Counting to 30 in Welsh.

Counting forwards and backwards to 30 in English.


Talking about the weather in Welsh and English.

The following website has a range of songs which might support your child in practising Welsh routines.  https://cyw.cymru/en/songs/


Read Write Inc

During this time Ruth Miskin is running a series of Phonics lessons on her YouTube channel.

The programmes can be watched live each morning;

Speed Sounds Set 1 at 9:30am

Speed Sounds Set 2 at 10:00am

Speed Sounds Set 3 at 10:30am

There are other broadcasts suitable for Read, Write, Inc phonics on her channel also.


Daily Reading

We have sent reading books home with your child, however, the Oxford Owl website is offering access to ebooks free of charge. These might be useful should you want to explore different stories with your child. The website also offers a range of Mathematics and English based activities.



Mathematics and Numeracy

We practice numeracy skills daily throughout a range of activities.

In addition to the learning packs you could use the following websites to reinforce skills;

Numberjacks episodes - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mhcr/episodes/guide

Topmarks website -  https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

The Maths Factor requires you to join to log in but is then a free online resources -




 Joe Wicks 9am Workout - Available on YouTube


Additional websites covering a range of activities


The games here are suitable for pupils in FP1.


You will need to choose your child's year group from the drop down tab (Reception or Year 1).


Search through the tabs to access a range of literacy and numeracy based activities and games.


Thank you for your continued support at this time. 

Kind regards,


Miss Singleton and Mrs Littler