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Welcome to the Website of Rhydypenau Primary School
Croeso i wefan Ysgol Gynradd Rhydypenau

Developing skills with young children.

  • Children will learn and develop their skills through the following areas:
Personal, social, cultural diversity and well being:
  • To converse with each other, develop good relationships and play co-operatively
  • Develp listening and attention skills
  • To become independent in their personal needs
  • Develop  curiosity, responding to ideas and questions enthusiastically
  •  Be aware and respect the needs of others
Language, literacy and communication
  • Develop their early language skills: speaking clearly and confidently and understanding basic language concepts.
  • Experience a range of books through stories and games and develop book handling skills.
  • Develop an understanding of writing through a range of opportunities for mark making
  • Be introduces to sounds in words (phonological awarenes.)
Mathematical development
  • Develop an interest in number, shape and size through a range of songs, games and activities 
  • Experience the purpose of money through transactional role-ply (shopping!)
  • Develop mathematical language
  • Sort and classify objects through a range of different criteria
Welsh language development
  • Be introduces to a range of greeetings and common phrases through songs, stories and the use of incidental Welsh

Knowledge and understanding of the world
  • To experience the familiar world through investigating the indoor and outdoor environmentby exploring anxperimenting
  • Find out how and why things work or happen, wondering... what if?
  • Learn about their locality, their bodies and timelines of events.
Physical development
  • Through a range of indoor and outdoor activities develop their gross and fine motor skills, co-ordination and confidence
  • Develop an understanding of how their bodies work and how to use the space around them
Creative Development
Explore and experiment with a variety of techniques and materials, making independent choices about materials they use
Explore sounds and create their own music
Develop their own responses to a range of stimuli through art, music and dance