Welcome to Class 16S - Croeso i dosbarth 16S
We are amazing, creative children who have a love of learning.
Miss Sturdy is our teacher, she is positive, hardworking and cheerful.
We always get a warm welcome from Miss Sturdy.
Welcome back! We hope you have all had a wonderful summer. The children have all settled in well and are very much looking forward to working in their new classes!
Our topic based text this term is ‘Framed’ by Frank Cottrell Boyce. The book focuses on a boy called Dylan who lives in a very small Welsh town called Manod. Throughout the term we will be studying a variety of famous art work as the theme centres on the disappearance of an extremely famous painting.
This term we will be covering a range of mathematical skills including: Decimals, Time, Area and Perimeter, Symmetry and Tessellations. We will also being using Maths throughout other areas of the curriculum each week. In Class 16S we enjoy using lots of mathematical equipment to consolidate our learning.
This term we will be focusing on persuasive writing. This will include:
- An advertisement
- Poster or flier
- Book or blurb
- Newspaper or magazine article
- Persuasive leaflet
- Persuasive letter
This term we will be looking at ‘Material Changes’ and ‘The Sustainable Earth’. We will investigate and experiment with the features and properties of some natural and made materials, the properties of materials relating to their uses and how some materials are formed or produced.
Homework will always support our learning in class and will be set on a Friday and needs to be returned by the following Wednesday.
If you would like extra homework you could learn how to tell the time using an analogue and digital clock, learn times tables and read regularly.
P.E takes place every Monday afternoon so please could you ensure your child has a full P.E kit with them in school. P.E. kits need to be left in school every day and can be taken home at the end of a half term.
Within PPA sessions this term on a Thursday afternoon, the children will have opportunities to enrich their curriculum with a variety of activities. This will include:
- Sports with various sports coaches
- Singing with Vocalize
- Modern Foreign Languages – French and German
- A community project
Successful Futures, Curriculum for Life:
As we are starting to prepare for the ‘Successful Futures’ new curriculum in 2022, Pupil Voice is extremely important in Class 16S. We are all given the opportunity to suggest ways to learn and what we would like to learn throughout the curriculum.
This term some lessons will be taught for longer periods of time, not just for an hour a week. During this term we will be having an R.E. themed week based on Hinduism