Dosbarth Pine - Mr Powell 2023 - 2024
Croeso i Dosbarth Pine!
We hope you have had a wonderful summer break! Now let's find out what we will be doing this term!
Our new topic this term is Explore! During this term we will be turning into Polar Explorers! We will be taking a closer look at the cold, icy environments of the North and South Poles.
This half term you will also be learning...
Maths and Numeracy – Place value, addtion and subtraction, temperature and capactity.
Language, Literacy and Communication (LLC) - SPaG (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar), guided reading, we'll take a look at letter wrtiting and instructional writing.
Science and Technology– Floating and sinking (buoyancy).
Topic/ Humnaities – Polar Explorers! We will also discussing various relious celebrations and have a focus on Black History Month during October.
Expressive Arts - Charanga (music scheme), self portraits, animal drawings.
ICT – Using basic computer skills through Microsoft Office, Google for Education, Seesaw, Hwb, using various apps on the iPads (including Minecraft and Code Spark) and Chromebooks, using and creating QR codes, how to stay safe online and look at ways to manage our screen time. We will also begin to look at coding by using various digital devices.
Welsh - Pod Antur 1 and 2
Health & Well-being and PE- KiVa, Paws b and Health related fitness (circuit training and yoga).
Other notable calendar events this term:
- Rugby Union World Cup (8th September- 28th October)
- Roald Dahl Day (13th September)
- Rosh Hashanah (15th-17th September)
- National Coding Week (18th-24th September)
- National Fitness Day (21st September)
- Theatre Clwyd Music- Voice Sessions (starting Monday 25th September)
- Black History Month (October)
- Recycle Weel (16th-22nd October)
Helpful information about our class:
Reading - Aim to read at least 3 times a week at home and have your reading diary signed, just like we do during reading sessions in school.
Spelling- A new weekly spelling list will be given out every Monday, with a small test on the Friday of the same week. We try and focus on each spelling list/ pattern over a two week period.
PE – Every Wednesday- please remember to bring your PE kit.
Diolch yn fawr!
Mr. Powell, Mrs. Webster, Miss. Kelly and Mrs. Mattar.
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