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A guide to using the Hwb

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Home Learning

Welcome to Class 4!   Croeso i Dosbarth 4!

 

Teacher: Mrs Kupé
Teaching Assistants: Mrs McEvoy & Mrs Ross

We are starting 2020 with the topic

The Industrial Revolution

 

Our value this half term is

Justice

 

Psalm 106:3

Blessed are those who act justly, who always do what is right.

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Big Pit trip Friday 28th February 2020

We kicked of our topic with a visit to St Fagan’s where we dressed up as Victorians and role played a typical school day as a Victorian child in Maestir School. 

Drill

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Drill

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In English we are reading Street Child by Berlie Doherty. 

We have looked at the works of William Morris and created our own wallpaper using the Lino Printing technique. 
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PE days are a Monday and a Wednesday. Please bring in your kit on the first week of half term and leave it on your peg.  

 

Spellings test are on Mondays and new spellings will be given out on the same day.

 

Reading books should be in school every day and can be changed whenever necessary.

 

'Big Maths Beat That' challenges are every Friday, please help your child with their Learn Its. 

 

Homework: pupils have an on going PIP (Personal Interest Projects) book for your child to  work on throughout the term.

Click on the logo to visit the Times Tables Rock Stars site to practise your tables....  who's going to be the first Rock Hero in your class?

Login to Abacus maths at home to play maths games.  Ask your teacher for your personal login details.  Click the picture to get the login page.  

Our school code is w77g

 

 

Read a book from the 'Giglets' online library.  Ask your teacher for your personal login details.

 

 

 

Practice your maths skills by playing against other children all over the world.  Ask your teacher for your personal login details.  Click on the logo to go straight to the login page.

 


 

 

Ask your teacher for your HWB password.  On Hwb and Hwb+ you can...

 

  • access your personal Hwb email
  • use online Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc)
  • use J2e 
  • write blogs and have online discussions with your classmates.
  • and much, much more.

 

Click the picture below to go to the Hwb login page.

Summer Term 2019

 

Our current value is 'wisdom'.

 

This is a very busy term for Class 4.   

We went to London on our residential trip...  photos coming soon. 

Our WNO performance in the Millennium Centre will be in June, so lots of rehearsals are taking place.  

After half term we will be having Swimming lessons every afternoon for 2 weeks.

Please check the calendar for Leavers Service dates. 

 

Our topic is 'Out of this World'

Our class novel this term is Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce.

We are creating a Solar System display in the classroom.  We used ink marbling to create images of the planets,  we worked collaboratively online to produce informative Sway presentations about one of the planets.

Summer Half Term Homework

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Spring Term 2019

 

Our value this half term is 'Peace'.

 

Most of our curriculum will be linked to our spring topic -

World War II

  • In English we are reading Letters from the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll and Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian.  We will be writing diary entries, letters and discussion texts.  
  • In Maths we will cover multiplication of fractions and decimals, area and negative numbers.  We will apply these skills across the humanties, for example  through learning about rationing and designing and making an Anderson Shelter. 
  • In science we are learning about light, how we see and will plan & conduct experiments to discover the best torch.
  • Children will be learning about 1st Centry Palestine; Roman occupation; groups in Judaism; Jesus' contemporaries and the resurrection during RE.
  • In our creative lessons we will make propaganda posters, design an build an Anderson Shelter and learning some popular war time songs.
  • Our focus is on 'fitness' during PE - we will participate in circuit training and build stamina in distance running.
  • Digital technology will be incorporated throughout the curriculum. We will also discuss the importance of strong passwords.

 

 

Oracy Presentation Letter Home

WW2 homework projects

Look at our amazing WW2 gardens with Anderson Shelters

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Our WW2 Immersion Day

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Autumn Term 2018

 

Our new topic is Keep Wales Healthy.  This term we will be:

 

  • identifying and locate places and environments using globes, atlases and maps

  • describing the causes and consequences of how places and environments change, e.g. by season; from past to present; the need for sustainability

  • studying the art work of Kyffin Williams & creating our own drawings in a similar style

  • considering how to live a healthy lifestyle through our diet and exercise choices

  • learning about the human body, including the circulatory system

  • reading the book 'Wonder' by RJ Palacio

 

and much, much more!

We held a talent show & raised £135 for Children in Need

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Class 4's prayers, poems & art work displayed in the village hall for Remembrance

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Half Term Homework

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National Tests 

Information for parents

 

 

Welsh Government guide for parents:

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/4cbc83_08320e6531f34c23ab4c13132ebbcfeb.pdf

 

Here is a link to the Welsh Government website where you can download sample tests:

Reading: http://learning.gov.wales/resources/browse-all/reading-sample-materials/?lang=en

Maths:  http://learning.gov.wales/resources/browse-all/numeracy-sample-materials/?lang=en

 

This website has past test papers from England which can be printed: http://primarytools.co.uk/pages/pastpapers.html  

 

BBC Bitesize is free and has many activities to practice all aspects of the Literacy and Numeracy framework.

 

Use the areas for all countries in the UK: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education  

IXl maths has free units you can trial for a month: http://uk.ixl.com/  

Nessy reading and spelling has free access: http://www.nessy.com/  

 

 

Websites with fun games and activities

 

 

 http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

 http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html  

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting

http://www.maths-games.org/

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/literacy/index.htm

http://www.primarygames.com/reading.php

http://pbskids.org/games/reading/

http://www.funbrain.com/brain/ReadingBrain/ReadingBrain.html

http://www.knowledgeadventure.com/subject/reading-games/

http://www.smartygames.com/