News

Welcome to Ysgol Dolbadarn’s News Page 2018 - 2019!

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Attendance Officers

Annie Chester + Trystan Torr

These children will monitor attendance levels for individuals and classes and help to promote good attendance levels.

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100% Attendance

Well done to these pupils for achieving full attendance for the Year 2017-8- what an achievement!

Morbegno:

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Here is an ivideo movie and a message to the pupils of Morbegno from Year 3 pupils at Ysgol Dolbadarn to celebrate 50 since establishing Morbegno as a city. The pupils enjoyed the research and learning a little bit of Italian.It would be nice for this generation to set up a lasting friendship with the pupils of Morbegno.

 

 

Post Card from Ysgol Dolbadarn to Morbegno - click here

Christmas Fair
A big thank you to all for assisting with the Christmas Fair again this year and thanks to the Canolfan committee for contributing towards the costs. A good profit of £1100 was made during the night.

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Carol Of The Season S4C

Planting Bulbs for the Spring

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ms Rhiannon has composed a Christmnas Carol again this year and this will be performed by the children on S4C on Monday December 10th. We wish the children and Ms Rhiannon all the best in the competition.

Click here to see a video of Carol Of The Season S4C

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Spar Christmas Tree

Planting Bulbs for the Spring

 

 

 

 

 

 

A big thank you to the Spar shop in Llanberis for their gift of a Christmas tree for the school. Thanks also to the staff for decorating the tree with the children.

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Gala Nofio’r Urdd

Planting Bulbs for the Spring

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congratulations to all swimmers for their achievements in Bangor recently. A big thanks also to the parents for supporting them on the day. Good luck to the individuals who will be swimming in Cardiff in January.

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Children In Need

Planting Bulbs for the Spring

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to all for their support for Children In Need recently and especially the School Council for arranging the activities. A good sum of £315 was raised. Here are photos from the ‘weird and wonderful’ outfits of the day.

Click here to see more pictures

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Thanksgiving

Planting Bulbs for the Spring

 

 

 

 

 

 

The school is very grateful to the Reverend John Pritchard and Mrs Susan Williams for their support in celebrating thanksgiving in the vestry of Capel Coch recently. The children all made thanksgiving cards and donated food for the local food bank.

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Planting Bulbs for the Spring

Planting Bulbs for the Spring

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3 planting spring bulbs recently at the treatment works at Llanberis. Thank you to Mr Evans at Dwr Cymru for the opportunity and for the water bottles.


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Pawen Lawen Ysgol Dolbaddarn ar gyfer diwrnod Plant Mewn Angen 2018 (Rhaglen Aled Hughes ar Radio Cymru) (Welsh only)


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Gwenda Williams

Gwenda Williams

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gwenda Williams from Caernarfon archives visited recently in order to show pictures and artefacts from schools many years ago. The children loved hearing stories from the punishment book and about all the really mean teachers back in those days.


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Trychfilod Blwyddyn 3

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Here are the Bug Hotels created as homework by year 3 pupils. they shall be displayed in the school garden and we shall see which creatures choose to live in them. We shall compare this with the insects found at Coed Doctor

Picture of year 3 in the rain at Coed Doctor!

Click here to see more pictures

 

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Owain Glyndŵr show

Sioe Owain Glyn Dwr

 

 

 

 

 

 

The one man show Glyndŵr came to school recently to give an insight of the battles fought by one of our Welsh legends. The children enjoyed the show and were all speaking about it all day.

Click here to see more pictures

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School Council

The school council have been very busy recently revising and discussing their policies and priorities for the forthcoming year. Have a look at our priorities - click here

They have adopted the following policies:

Prevention of Drugs - click here (Welsh only)

Bullying Policy - click here (Welsh only)

Relationships and Growing Up Policy - click here (Welsh only)

Inclusion Policy - click here (Welsh only)

Food and Fitness Policy - click here (Welsh only)

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Griffiths Engineering competition

Gwobrau Griffiths

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are the successful participants in the Griffths Engineering drawing competition. Cadi Ball was the overall winner and was awarded a certificate, goody bag and a book token for £10.

Many thanks to Griffiths engineering for donating concrete for the foundations for the school's polytunnel and to the parents who volunteered to get the job done.

The school council are busy discussing possible names for the footbridge by the library.

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Building Work: Cwmni Griffiths

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Mandy from Griffiths engineering came to school recently in order to inform the chldren about the effects of the 2012 flood on the village and to encourage the children to stay away from the buliding site due to health and safety reasons.Ks2 children have all designed a safety poster and the winners will be named shortly.
The school council members will be asisting with the naming of the new footbridge shortly.

Here are some of the children dressed up in bulding site safety clothing.
Thank you to all parents for walking their children to school during the building work- this ensures the safety of all children.

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Ysgol Dolbadarn Eco Group

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Here are the children nominated as the Eco group fpr this year- good luck to them in their posts.

Click here for more information.

(Welsh only available...)

 


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School Council 2018-9

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Here are the representatives for this year - good luck to you all with your job.

Click here for more information.

(Welsh only available...)

 

Autumn Term News 2016 - click here

07.11.16 - Year 1 Letter - click here

07.11.16 - October News - click here

30.09.16 - Reading Letter - click here

02.09.16 - Welcome Letter - click here

02.09.16 - Last Letter - click here

08.06.16 - Events - click here

08.06.16 - Safety Newsletter - click here

03.05.16 - Events - click here

03.05.16 - Foundation Phase Dates - click here

15.04.16 - Internet Safety - click here

15.04.16 - First Letter of April 2016 - click here

12.01.16 - First Letter Of The Term - click here

12.01.16 - Literacy - click here

12.11.15 - List of dates and events - click here

08.10.15 - School Council - click here

09.09.15 - First letter of the term - Information for parents - click here

2016 - 2017

2016/2017  Weekly Attendance

Week
Nursery
Reception
Yr. 1
Yr. 2
Yr. 3
Yr. 4
Yr. 5
Yr. 6
9/9/16
96.67%
94.4%
98.5%
98.0%
99.13%
95.91%
100%
96.67%
16/9/16
89.66%
98.8%
100%
97.67%
100%
100%
95.38%
96.67%
23/9/16
78.82%
97.6%
96.15%
97.67%
99.13%
95.45%
93.85%
93.33%
30/9/16
87.8%
92.8%
92.31%
97.67%
99.13%
99.55%
100%
96.11%
7/10/16
95.29%
95.6%
98.85%
97.67%
94.35%
96.36%
96.62%
98.89%
14/10/16
94.0%
98.0%
95.8%
99.7%
94.8%
96.8%
95.4%
95.5%
21/10/16
91.0%
98.4%
90.4%
92.30%
94.8%
94.5%
87.7%
86.7%
04/11/16
91.2%
95%
92.3%
96.7%
96.8%
93.1%
90.4%
88.9%
17/11/16
91.8%
96.0%
98.08%
95.83%
100%
98.86%
90.38%
94.44%
25/11/16
95.24%
94.8%
92.69%
92.0%
96.09%
99.55%
94.62%
95.0%
02/12/16
89.02%
94.4%
77.31%
90.0%
90.43%
98.18%
97.69%
99.44%
09/12/16
90.87%
95.84%
94.08%
95.55%
96.57%
96.91%
94.41%
93.84%
16/12/16
96.39%
96.8%
97.3%
93%
97.83%
93.64%
98.46%
95.56%
06/01/17
87.76%
94.67%
96.15%
91.67%
94.2%
91.67%
100%
94.44%
13/01/17
87.8%
99.2%
90.77%
95.33%
95.65%
95.45%
96.15%
99.44%
20/01/17
97.62%
99.6%
97.69%
89.0%
92.79%
95.45%
96.15%
99.44%
27/01/17
93.94%
91.0%
86.54%
90.0%
93.18%
95.45%
92.31%
81.94%
03/02/17
87.8%
92.2%
86.92%
97.67%
99.09%
94.09%
98.46%
81.11%
10/02/17
90.24%
96.73%
94.62%
96.0%
93.64%
98.64%
92.31%
98.89%
03/03/17
95.38%
96.3%
93.75%
98.28%
97.16%
98.86%
100%
94.44%
10/03/17
93.59%
97.02%
91.92%
97.93%
96.82%
100%
98.46%
98.89%
17/03/17
93.59%
95.32%
92.31%
90.34%
94.09%
100%
96.92%
90.56%
24/03/17
96.1%
97.88%
96.54%
98.62%
97.27%
93.18%
95.38%
100%
31/03/17
89.74%
96.6%
92.69%
95.17%
86.82%
96.39%
93.85%
94.44%
07/04/17
88.46%
86.81%
91.54%
95.17%
96.18%
95.91%
95.38%
93.33%

The school target for 2016-7 is 95.5% or better

 

Date
Whole School Attendance
Date
Whole School Attendance
9/9/16
97.51%
16/9/16
98.36%
23/9/16
96.16%
30/9/16
96.79%
7/10/16
96.95%
14/10/16
96.57%
21/10/16
92.11%
04/11/16
93.32%
14/11/16
96.22%
21/11/16
94.96%
28/11/16
91.8%
5/12/16
95.31%
12/12/16
96.08%
4/1/17
94.68%
13/1/17
96.45%
20/1/17
95.73%
27/1/17
90.06%
3/2/17
92.79%
10/2/17
95.13%
17/2/17
97.3%
03/03/17
96.97%
24/03/17
96.98%
17/03/17
94.22%
31/03/17
93.7%
07/04/17
93.5%

The school target for 2016-7 is 95.5%

 


Whole School Attendance (without Nursery)


Autumn 2016

Spring 2017


Summer 2017

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Attendance

Improving attendance is a priority of ours this year. Here are some of year 2 who achieved 100% attendance this term! Well done all.
Come and read our attendance leaflets created by our attendance officers.

 

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Perfect Attendance:

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Here are the pupils awarded with perfect attendance in the Autumn Term- well done to all, this is some achievement!

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2016 - 2016

To view the Weekly Attendance Record for each class during the 2015 - 2016 school year - click here

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Each child will be given their present attendance percentages for this current school year (09/03/16) with this accompanying letter - click here

poster We are monitoring punctuality this term. If the class all arrive on time and this is noted on the outside of the class, they are given a special 5 minutes Golden Time.

 

Letter to parents - click here

More information- click here

 

Key
 
95-100%
 
90-95%
 
less than 90%

 

Whole School Attendance

Date
Whole School Attendance
Date
Whole School Attendance
19/10- 23/10
93.2%
16/11/15
92.7%
2/11- 6/11
94.3%
23/11/15
92.4%
9/11-13/11
95.01%
30/11/15
93.7%
07/12/15
84.9%
05/01/16
91.8%
11/1/16
93.7%
18/1-22/1
92.3%
29/02/16
88.01%
07/03/16
94.3%
14/03/16
93.7%
21/03/16
93.7%
12/04/16
95.5%
18/04/16
95.7%
25/04/16
95.6
03/05/16


Whole School Attendance
(without Nursery)
Autumn Term 2015
Spring Term 2016
Summer Term 2016
92.96%
Authorized absences (6.24%)
Unauthorized (0.79%)
92.96%
Authorized absences (6.7%)
Unauthorized (0.32%)
 

 

 

What is the attendance percentage of your class?

 

Week
Nursery
Reception
Yr. 1
Yr. 2
Yr. 3
Yr. 4
Yr. 5
Yr. 6
23/10/15
90.4%
92.91%
94.67%
93.33%
97.39%
76.92%
91.67%
98.89%
06/11/15
92%
89.37%
96%
92.50%
93.48%
90.77%
100%
98.89%
13/11/15
87.10
89.84%
96.33%
94.02%
98.26%
100%
88.51%
100%
20/11/15
92%
85.66%
95%
93.48%
93.04%
86.92%
97.06%
97.78%
27/11/15
80%
85.43%
85%
96.96%
98.7%
90%
95.88%
95.56%
04/12/15
90.4%
87.8%
94.0%
91.3%
94.5%
95.4%
95.88%
97.22%
11/12/15
94.95%
72.96%
81.85%
90.8%
82.6%
88.9%
89.5%
87.65%
08/01/16
96%
92.9%
85.8%
92.2%
93.2%
98.0%
81.25%
99.3%
15/01/16
96%
96.8%
96.8%
97%
90.9%
94.1%
83.0%
96.5%
22/01/16
87.2%
88.4%
93.0%
88.3%
95.2%
99.3%
91.7%
92.8%
29/01/16
95.3%
98.4%
97.3%
96.7%
98.7%
76.4%
97.8%
90%
05/02/16
96.8%
86.4%
95%
90.4%
99.1%
100%
98.3%
98.9%
11/02/16
89%
91.5%
90.8%
95.8%
100%
95.5%
95.8%
98.6%
26/02/16
88.9%
86.3%
94.6%
92.1%
95.2%
90%
93.9%
97.8%
04/03/16
81.1%
89.5%
88.7%
88.3%
92.2%
83.6%
80%
93.9%
11/03/16
89.6%
95.2%
96.7%
96.2%
97.8%
93.6%
90%
90.6%
18/3/16
85.7%
91.1%
96.6%
95.4%
91.3%
92.8%
96.6%
92.2%
21/3/16
94%
90.4%
97.1%
97.4%
84.24%
89.3%
87.5%
93.7%
15/4/16
95.9%
97.2%
93.3%
91.7%
97.8%
91.1%
98.6%
98.6%
22/4/16
98.3%
95.95
95%
98.3%
93.5%
94.3%
94.4%
98.3%
29/4/16
91.7%
91.8%
96.0%
95.4%
99.1%
93.6%
94.4%
98.9%

 

 

2017 News - click here

2016 News - click here

2015 News - click here

2014 News - click here

2013 News - click here

2012 News - click here

2011 News - click here

2010 News - click here