our whole school attendance for the week ending 25th January was: 94.7% A little bit below our target of 96%. Mr Maddocks’ class had the highest this week with 98.2 % bendigedig !!

Friends of Ysgol Acrefair

Tomorrow (Monday 4th Feb) we will be holding an informal drop-in session from 3:30pm-4:00pm in the school hall regarding Friends of Ysgol Acrefair. This will be an opportunity for anyone wishing to volunteer or offer suggestions for any fundraising or social events.

mobile phones

Mobile phone policy A reminder that we do not allow children to bring mobile phones into school. We cannot accept liability for phones brought to school should they get damaged or stolen and also we need to ensure that the children are safe guarded appropriately whilst in our care. Year 6 pupils may bring phones … Read more

Glan Llyn Kit list

For all Year 4 pupils who will be joining us in Glan Llyn this year:  Glan-llyn has a wide variety of specialist equipment that you can borrow during your stay. The equipment that’s available is wet suits, waterproofs, bags to hold wet clothes etc.  If you have your own equipment please feel free to bring … Read more

We are open

School is open but many of the staff have not made it in yet due to atrocious driving conditions in Flintshire and Denbighshire. Please take care if you are intending to drive towards Chester/Mold area. Please keep an eye on the app/see saw and the website and we will inform you should we have to … Read more

New curriculum in Wales

I expect many of you have heard that the curriculum in Wales is changing. At Ysgol Acrefair we have working over the last couple of years to prepare for these changes in a number of ways. We have introduced a more child-led and engaging curriculum and have developed the children’s ICT skills within the new … Read more

Super learning powers !!

Our learning power this week is …….confidence ! This means we have a go. We don’t worry if it goes wrong. We learn from our mistakes. We are excited to try new things. Have you read the story ‘The girl who never made mistakes’. When we read it in school we realised that its ok … Read more

Just in case it snows!!

A reminder of the school and county arrangements should we have heavy snowfall . If there is heavy snow overnight If we decide to close the school due to poor site safety/lack of staff able to get in to school etc then we will inform parents via the Wrexham `council website , school app and … Read more

we are open

We are open! Mr Beckett and the staff have been up early gritting pathways however the yard is very icy so take extreme care . The children will need to come straight into school this morning through the main entrance.

Growth Mindset

This term we are beginning to work on Growth Mindset. A ‘Growth Mindset’ refers to a way of thinking, learning and embracing challenges. Someone with a growth mindset is able to take on feedback and use it effectively. They are also able to take on new challenges, push themselves outside of their comfort zone and show … Read more