Class Photos and Hoodies
Welcome back once again! It has been lovely to see all the children delighted to be with their friends again. Just a few updates:
*Your child should have brought home an order form for a leaver's hoody.
Should you want to purchase one of these then please return the form and payment (in an envelope) to your class teacher by MONDAY 26TH APRIL.
*This Friday 23/4/21 there will be class photos for the year 6 children. Please ensure your child comes to school in their school uniform.
Blwyddyn Newydd Dda!
Well, welcome to 2021!
We hope you have all had a good rest during the Christmas holiday.
This week you will be learning online from TUESDAY 5th JANUARY.
You will be expected to spend a little more time online with your teacher to ensure you work is the best it can be.
Here is the online plan:
9am MORNING REGISTRATION
11am LITERACY LESSON INTRODUCTION
1pm AFTERNOON REGISTRATION
Our topic is still WW2 and we have several exciting tasks ahead:
Investigating local buildings from 1940s, making a 3D model of WW2 housing, looking at 'flashback' storytelling, listening to and performing music from WW2 era and starting our new class novel.
You are very experienced in online learning, and did so well engaging last year...keep this up!
We look forward to seeing you in (online) class on Tuesday.
Enjoy the last few days of your holiday.
Wela i chi Dydd Mawrth.
Year 6 staff
A big thank you to everyone for all your support this term.
We wish you a very peaceful Christmas and hope you have plenty of rest.
We will see you online for the rest of this week and then see you in school on Tuesday 5th January...2021!
Nadolig Llawen from all of the year 6 staff.
Home Learning for 2 Weeks
You have probably heard by now that you will need to work online from home over the next two weeks.
This is a chance for you to use your online skills-using Google Classrooms, opening and handing in documents and using Teams meeting- that you have been developing over the last few months.
Below is an outline of how we will run the online learning this time.
Please always ask any questions you may have.
See you online tomorrow!
Year 6 team
Christmas Card Competition (Homework 20.22.20)
This year Julie Morgan MS and Anna Mc Morrin MP have once again organised a Christmas card competition. This year will, of course, have to be slightly different and will all need to be done digitally. It would be great for us to take part again so please would you email your completed entries to Mrs Tune by 4th December. The link below gives you the full instructions but please ensure that all images (no hard copies) are digital, A5 and that any greetings included are written in both Welsh AND English.
Volume, Area and Perimeter
This week we have been investigating area and perimeter during our maths sessions. Here are some links to online games and resources that you may find useful.
Here is the link you need for Hit the Button, the quick-fire tables game:
This week we are looking at negative numbers in our maths sessions. For those children who would like to have a go at our negative numbers games in their own time, these are the links.
Shoo Rayner Art Tutorials...
For those children who wish to continue working on their Christmas designs. These are the links to the Shoo Rayner tutorials we have been using.
Christmas Robin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rcqlu1MgKE
Christmas Elf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQONHmjRdg8
Santa’s Sleigh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbkepuFV8bk
Please see below our PE timetable for the second half of the autumn term.
|Timetable Week||PE Day|
Cathedral School Bursaries
For those thinking of applying for a Y7 place at the Cathedral School lease find a link below regarding scholarships and bursaries for Y7 2021-2022 entry.
Open Evening Bishop of Llandaff
Please find the link below to access the open evening at Bishop of Llandaff . There is an invite to an online, live 'Question and Answer' session with Miss Parry, head of school and the Executive head teacher, Marc Belli. This will take place on Thursday 8th October from 6pm to 7pm. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_GE7iErqTRKHTvbw-3Sd2VUrWcIo0Ul06diXigayNmU/edit?usp=sharing
6/10/20 Maths Homework
Have a go at this week's homework on Google Classroom. You will be practising rounding numbers to to the nearest 10,100,1000. Remember to tell your teacher if you cannot get online at home. Pob lwc!
28/9/20 Maths Homework
If you are able to access the internet, please have a look at Google Classroom for your home maths task this week. If you have no internet access then please let your teacher know.
Bishop of Llandaff Open Evening
Please click on the link below for information about a 'Virtual Open Evening' at the Bishop of Llandaff on 8/10/20.
Information on secondary school applications
Please click on the link below for information about applying for secondary schools. The process is online. If you need any help or a chat about the process please feel free to contact either the council or us.
Application to Bishop of Llandaff Secondary School
Although we have only just started year 6, it is also the time of year to start thinking about secondary schools! Over the next weeks, you will need to keep an eye on communication from the school regarding application deadlines.
The Bishop of Llandaff have sent us a letter to pass on to you about just this-just click on the link below. We realise this is a big decision and should you need to discuss anything don't hesitate to contact us.
Self-Isolation and Home Learning
In the event of your child self-isolating, Coed Glas has put together some 'Home Learning Packs' for them to complete should they feel well enough. Below is the link to these packs as well as a pdf with information about home learning.
Jo Adams is the teacher organising these home learning packs and she has added her email address to the pdf should you have any questions.
Your child's class teacher is also available should you need any support. Your child's well-being is the priority.
KS2 home learning information:
More packs will become available as and when they are needed.
SRE lessons W/B 21/9/20
Our topic this half term is 'Skin Deep'. Please see the attached letter regarding SRE lessons starting next week. Should you have any questions don't hesitate to contact your child's class teacher via email.
Meet the Teacher
We hope you and the children have settled into the new routines of school life once again. It has been lovely to see and hear the classes full again and to meet the new year 6 of Coed Glas.
Sadly, we are unable to hold our usual 'Meet the Teacher' meeting this year due to COVID restrictions, so the ppt below contains the starter information you will need about 6 such as routines, contact details and topics.
As always, please don't hesitate to contact us (see ppt) should you have any queries.
We look forward too seeing all the year 6 pupils back at school..together..on Monday 14th September at 9am.
Croeso i flwyddyn 6
Hello and welcome to the year 6 class pages.
Here, we will keep you updated with homework, trips and the children's learning in year 6.
Look out for the 'Meet the Teacher' ppt coming here soon which has some introductory information regarding your child's time in year 6. In the meantime, here are a few details.
As of Monday 14th September, ALL of year 6 will be attending school 9:00-3:30 and arriving and leaving via the BACK GATE.
This half term, year 6 pupils will be given online maths homework each week. Please also give your child opportunities to continue to read at home.
We run a homework club one lunchtime a week to ensure all children have an opportunity to complete the online tasks.
We will be completing a daily mile so please ensure pupils have sensible shoes that they can run in for this activity. Please also ensure that your child has a refillable drinks bottle in school too.
PE lessons for our class this year will be:
Tuesday in Week 1(comm 21/9/20)
Thursday in Week 2 (comm 28/9/20)
Children are required to WEAR THEIR PE KIT TO SCHOOL for this lesson. They will not change at the start or end of the lesson for the foreseeable future.
A link to some handy revision material in literacy and numeracy.