13th - 17th July
Bore da! This week is our last week before the summer holidays so we are going to do some activities to help us remember all the fun things we have been doing at school and at home. Have you seen the special video for our leavers?
Literacy: I want you to think about all the things we have done this year in school and all of the things you have been doing at home. What has been your favourite activity? What new friends have you made? What are some memories you will treasure? What are you looking forward next year? I have shared a template with you on HWB that you can type your ideas on to.
Humanities: Where is somewhere you would like to visit next year? This can be with your family or your school friends, it can be in Wales or somewhere you would need to get an aeroplane to. Maybe it is a place you have always wanted to visit! Use this interactive map of the world to find out about more about where it is in the world!
Expressive Arts/Science & Technology: Can you make a back to school selfie picture for your new teacher? You can draw a picture or take a selfie using a camera, upload your picture to J2E and write on there things you would like your new teacher to know about you. What things do you like and not like? What is your favourite thing to do at school? Who are your friends? What would you like to learn next year?
Health & Wellbeing: Can you send some friendly wishes to someone?
I hope you all have a lovely summer holiday!
Diolch, Miss Rigby.
6th July - 10th July
Prynhawn da, Dosbarth Limeslade. It was lovely to see some of you in school last week and I look forward to seeing the rest of you soon.
At the weekend, it was the 72nd birthday of the NHS. Did you see any celebrations on TV or buildings lit up blue? This week we are going to learn some more about the NHS and the great work they do!
Literacy: Find out more about the NHS by visiting the Newsround website, how did people celebrate the NHS the weekend? I have also shared a PowerPoint with you on HWB so you can read some more about the NHS. How many different NHS jobs can you name?
Maths: There are new activities for this week on the White Rose website, you can access them here. You will need year 1 or year 2.
Humanities: The man who started the NHS was called Aneurin Bevan and he was from Wales. Have a look at the PowerPoint I have shared with you on HWB to find out more about him. In lots of countries people have to pay to go to the hospital. Do you think it should be free for everyone or that people should pay? Can you explain why?
Science & Technology: Lots of people have had rainbows in their windows to say thank you to the NHS. Can you complete this fun science experiment to GROW a rainbow? Take photo's and save them to HWB so I can see your amazing experiments.
Expressive Arts: Can you follow this video to draw a Healthcare Hero?
Health & Wellbeing: Don't forget to leave a video message for your friends on Flipgrid. Log in to HWB and then find Flipgrid, instructions for how to use Flipgrid are here. I will re-send the code on Schoop so you can see a video I have left for you!
29th June - 3rd July
Hello everyone, I hope you are all well and staying safe. We are looking forward to welcoming some of you back to school this week and there is a new way that the rest of us can all stay in contact find out more below!
This week we are going to learn some more about how The Olympics first began.
Literacy: Watch this video about The Olympics. How is it different to The Olympics now? How is it the same? Do some research on the Ancient Olympics and write what you find out on J2E. Can you add in some copyright free pictures?
Maths: There are new activities for this week on the White Rose website. You can find them by clicking here. You will need year 1 or year 2.
Humanities: Take a look at the BBC website about the how the Olympics began. You can take a tour of ruins of Olympea and find out more about the sporting events that took place.
Science & Technology: Watch this video about how an Ancient Greek scientist found out the earth was a sphere. Can you make shadows with a stick like he did? How does your shadow change during the day? Where is it in the morning? Where is it in the afternoon?
Expressive Arts: At the ancient Olympics, winners received a wreath or crown made out of leaves. Follow these instructions to make your own - you can even use real leaves if you want to!
Health & Wellbeing: We now have the opportunity to communicate securely with each other on HWB using Flipgrid. Follow the instructions here to see how to access Flipgrid. This week, I have uploaded a video for you and would like you to respond with a video saying hello to everyone and telling us all something you have enjoyed doing whilst you have been at home. I look forward to seeing you all!
22nd - 26th June
Bore da, Dosbarth Limeslade. I hope you all had a good weekend and are staying safe and well.
This week we are going to be learning about a famous Welsh Athlete who has competed in lots of Paralympic events. Her name is Tanni Grey-Thompson.
Literacy: Look at the powerpoint about Tanni Grey-Thompson that I have shared it with you on HWB. Can you write a report including some facts about her life? You can use the template at the bottom of this page, or I have shared it with you on HWB, and you can type directly on to it.
Maths: There are new activities for this week on the White Rose website. You can access them by clicking here. You will need year 1 or year 2.
Humanities: Can you create a timeline of Tanni Grey-Thompsons life? Drag and drop the events in to the correct place on the timeline I have shared with you on HWB.
Science & Technology: Try out some of these online Olympic games and see how you do.
Expressive Arts: The 2020 Paralympic games have been rescheduled. They will now take place 24th August - 5th September 2021. Can you design a poster to advertise the games and let everybody know the new date? Watch this video to help you and give you some ideas.
Health & Wellbeing: From the video above, can you list the sports that you can see? Which ones would you like to try and why? Can you try any at home?
15th - 19th June
Hello everyone, I hope you are safe and well, we miss you all!
Here are some new activities for this week. We are going to be learning about The Winter Olympics.
Literacy: Watch this video of highlights from The Winter Olympics. Can you name any of the sports? Choose one of the sports to research and make a factfile. You can do this on paper pr on J2E.
Maths: There are new maths lessons from White Rose available on their website, you can access them by clicking here. You will need year 1 or 2.
Humanities: Can you find The Winter Olympics host countries on a map of the world? Have a look at the map online, print and then colour in the countries. Or you can do it on an interactive map by clicking here.
Science & Technology: It's important for athletes to stay healthy and strong. Take a look at the video on the BBC website by clicking here to find out how our muscles help us move. Then complete the activities here about the human skeleton and muscles.
Expressive Arts: Sunday is Father's Day. Can you make a card for someone special in your life? It could be your dad, stepdad, grandad, uncle, brother, cousin or anybody else you appreciate and want to say thank you to!
Health & Wellbeing: Can you do these Winter Olympics themed yoga poses?
8th - 12th June
Bore da Dosbarth Limeslade. I hope you all had a great weekend.
Today is a special day, World Oceans Day, so this week we are going to be learning some more about the oceans and how to look after them. You can find lots of activities, videos and resources on the website by clicking here.
Literacy: Watch this film about World Oceans Day by clicking here, can you design a poster to help everybody use less plastic?
Maths: You can find this weeks activities from White Rose by clicking here. You will need year 1 or year 2.
Humanities: Which living things can you see in the ocean in the video? What living things can you find in the oceans in Wales?
You can find out some more creatures that live in the sea in the UK by clicking here.
Science & Technology: Try this online interactive activity to learn about the top causes of plastic pollution in the ocean. You can also learn about how plastic is made by making slime! Click here to try it out and learn about how it is similar to how plastic is made.
Expressive Arts: Use materials you have at home to create an ocean picture or 3D scene. It could be the view from the beach, an underwater picture or your favourite sea creature. Upload a photo on to HWB so I can see your creations.
Health & Wellbeing: Try some breathing exercises with a free diver to learn how your breath connects you with the ocean.
1st - 5th June
Prynhawn da Dosbarth Limeslade, I hope you all had a lovely half term and are staying safe and well.
This week we are going to learn some more about the Paralympics - we even have a Paralympian in our class, do you know who it is?
Literacy: Have a look at the PowerPoint at the bottom of the page with information about the Rio Paralympics which was in 2016. Can you write an acrostic poem about the Paralympics? You can use the template at the bottom of the page or write on J2E.
Maths: You can find this weeks activities from White Rose Maths by clicking here. You will need either year 1 or year 2.
Humanities: The next Olympics and Paralympics will be held in Tokyo, Japan. Have a look at the PowerPoint about Tokyo at the bottom of the page. Can you tell someone in your family something you find out?
Science & Technology: It is very important that Paralympic athletes stay fit and healthy. Can you plan a healthy meal for an athlete? Can you make it at home with the help of an adult? Upload pictures of your meal on J2E.
Expressive Arts: Can you design a new Paralympic Games kit for the Great British team? You can use the template at the bottom of this page or draw your own on paper or using J2E.
Health & Wellbeing: Can you do some online workouts with a Paralympic coach?
PowerPoint about the Rio Paralympics.
Paralympics acrostic poem template.
PowerPoint with information about Tokyo, Japan.
Template to design a new games kit for the Paralympic team.