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National Tests

Please visit the Learning Wales Website for example National Test papers.  There are three different tests.  These are Reading, Maths Procedures and Reasoning.  

Welcome to Dosbarth Mr Melding!

Hopefully you have enjoyed your Holidays and are raring to go and eager to join your new class.

We have some very exciting topics this year and here they are below!

Autumn Term -Scream Machine (Science)

Spring Term - The Victorians (History)

Summer Term - Energy (Geography) 

As well as these exciting topics we will be working hard across all areas of the Curriculum - here a few of the tasks we will be undertaking this year:

English - writing and learning about a number of genres such as Instructions, Poetry, Explanation and non Chronological Reports. Taking part in Independent and Guided Group Reading sessions. Taking part in role play and class discussions about a variety of interesting topics.

Mathematics - working hard across the four operations of Adding, Subtracting, Dividing and Multiplying and applying these skills to a variety of contexts and problem solving activities.

Science - learning about a number of topics including Forces, Circuits, Keeping Healthy, Life Cycles of Plants and Light. All topics will be studied using a heavy focus on Investigating and conducting fair tests.

R.E. - this year we will be learning about symbols within Christianity, Families, characters from the Old Testament and about Mary Jones and her Bible.

As well as these subjects you will continue to develop your skills and knowledge in others such as History, Geography, Music, D.T and Welsh. You will also find that the use of Technology, such as using Ipads and Thinkpads will be seen across all aspects of the Curriculum. You will also using your HWB resource both at home and in school to assist your learning.

P.E will take place on a Tuesday and Friday where possible,  so please remember suitable kit and footwear on these days.

Homework is set on a Friday to be completed by the following Tuesday.

I hope you are excited to be coming back to school and joining your new class and are ready to work hard and be happy!

See you in class,

Mr Meldingsmiley