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Dosbarth Willow- Miss Hughes

Welcome to Miss Hughes's Class Page smiley
Croeso i dudalen dosbarth Miss Hughes smiley

Useful Info:

P.E. - Thursday.

Pupils are not currently able to bring P.E. kit into school, but we encourage them to wear appropriate sports kit to school on a Thursday. Our lessons will be outside when the weather permits, so please ensure your child is wearing trainers and joggers/leggings.

 

Home Reading

Pupils are encouraged to take reading books home daily to read to a parent or guardian. Regular reading improves vocabulary and language skills, helps to improve concentration and also teaches children about the world around them. Please take 5 mins to listen to your child read whenever you can. It really will make a difference heart

Queries or Concerns

Please contact me on my email address misshughes@llwyncrwn.co.uk should you have any queries or concerns you need to discuss.

Thank you.

Summer Term 2021

                                      Dosbarth Willow

 

Welcome to the Summer Term!   

Croeso i dymor yr Hâf!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dyma Ni! Class of 2020-21 smiley

Welcome back everybody! Croeso nôl pawb!

It's great to be back together in the classroom again for the Summer Term, with an exciting topic to fuel your imagination - Pesky Pirates.

                                         Pesky Pirates! 

Who were pirates? Daring figures who swooped on treasure ships and returned home with golden cargoes? Brutal sea-thieves who showed no mercy to their victims? Bold adventurers who paid for travel by theft at sea? In fact, pirates were ALL these things and more!! For centuries, pirates have sailed across the seas and oceans of the world. Some groups of pirates have been called by different names, such as Corsairs, and most have terrorized certain areas like the pirates of the Caribbean. 

Did you know that the Welshman Bartholomew Roberts (also known as Black Bart / Barti Ddu ) was one of the most successful pirates of all time? He captured over 400 ships!!

So jump aboard me hearties and enjoy a term on the seas and oceans exploring the lives of Pesky Pirates!  

Wales Outdoor Learning Week

We have been reading and learning about Robinson Crusoe in our Literacy lessons this week, so what better time to try out our survival skills than Outdoor Learning Week!
The children were set the task of designing and constructing a scaled down shelter in pairs, using materials from the school grounds. The only thing is, it HAD to be constructed and held together with natural materials from outside - no glue, string or plasticine allowed! No mean feat!!! 
They certainly rose to the challenge, and combined thinking skills with teamwork to produce some sturdy, impressive shelters. Da iawn pawb! πŸ˜€

 

Wales Outdoor Learning Week- Survival Shelters

Our writing workshop with author Jack Meggitt Phillips. 15/04/21
We had a very enjoyable afternoon in our online workshop with Jack Meggitt- Phillips, the author of our current class novel “The Beast And The Bethany”. As well as giving us tips on story writing and answering questions about being an author, Jack read us a chapter from the book. We thoroughly enjoyed our session πŸ‘πŸ˜€


 

Congratulations Amy!

During lockdown Amy wrote a poem about a peculiar pet, and the poem is now getting published in The Young Writers’ latest book of poetry. A fabulous achievement, we’re very proud of you Amy. Da iawn. πŸ˜€ 

 Happy New Year everyone!

Hope you've all had a lovely Christmas holiday and have stayed safe and well. 

Unfortunately, we are not going to be together in class for the time being, and will be doing our online learning on Google Classroom.

Literacy, Maths and topic work will be set daily and will begin on Wednesday, January 6th. Work can be completed on Google Docs/Slides and shared on the drive/turned in on Google Classroom. Alternatively, work can be done on paper and brought in when pupils return to school. It is important that all children engage with online learning as much as possible while we are away from school, keep reading regularly and make a big effort to learn their times tables! Online games like Hit The Button (Top Ranks) can really help with this. yes

Our school topic this term is Gigantic Journeys  and our class will take a huge leap back in time to the exciting "Age of the dinosaurs". We will become expert Palaeontologists (studying life forms from previous historic eras and fossils) and will learn about the fascinating prehistoric creatures that once inhabited the Earth. 

We value the pupils' thoughts and ideas when planning our lessons, so if you have any ideas for activities you would like to carry out in this topic let me know by email on misshughes@llwyncrwn.co.uk or comments on Google Classroom. πŸ‘ 

 

                  Dastardly Dinosaurs!                    

Home Learning 28/01/21

Thank you so much for all your continued hard work at home and sharing it with me. This week we have learnt about Santes Dwynwen, the Welsh love spoon, various ways of multiplying numbers, dinosaur habitats, and most exciting of all are the heroes and villains you’ve created for next week’s stories. I can’t wait to read them πŸ‘πŸ˜€β€οΈ
Check out some of your creations below: 

Heroes and Villains!

Home Learning Wk 1

Well done to all of you who shared work and photographs with me this week. I’ve really enjoyed reading your New Year Resolutions, the monthly acts of kindness that you’ve planned and seeing the creative time machines that you’ve designed to take you back to the age of the dinosaurs.  Keep up the fab work, you’re doing a great job ❀️❀️❀️.

 

 

Home Learning Week 1

πŸŒ²πŸŽ‰Christmas Party FunπŸŽ‰πŸŒ²
⭐️⭐️🌲🌲 Congratulations to Lola and Leon for winning first and second place in our class Christmas raffle ⭐️⭐️🌲🌲
⭐️⭐️🌲Check out our musical rendition of “Rocking Around The Christmas Tree” on the School Video link.🎢🎼🎡πŸ₯πŸͺ˜πŸŒ²β­οΈβ­οΈ

Congratulations Leon        
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We are very proud of you for coming second place in the RCT Christmas Card Competition. A talented artist for sure. Da iawn πŸ˜€

Ser Yr Wythnos (Dec 11th). 
Well done Katelyn and Josh! Bendigedig β­οΈπŸ˜€
Street Dancing Week 3. 
We’re getting good at it now. Llwyncrwn Has Got Talent πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Christmas Craft Week

We are enjoying a creative week, designing and making lots of Christmas Crafts πŸ˜€

Seren Yr Wythnos November 27th. Bendigedig Lola!! πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

Street Dancing Workshop Week 2 : Getting into the groove πŸ˜€

Stars Of The Week, November 20th. Da iawn Madison a Riley. A fab week’s work πŸ‘

Street Dance Workshop Session 1 (20/11/20)

We had great fun taking part in our first online street dance workshop. We learnt various moves, then enjoyed linking them all together to create our final routine. Looking forward to next week's session already!yes

Children In Need 2020

We really enjoyed taking part in the KS2 Danceathon in our class bubbles. Having fun while making money for a very worthy cause.  β€οΈ

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Remembrance Day
Today we made poppies to show support for the Armed Forces community. The red poppy is a symbol of both Remembrance and hope for a peaceful future. 
Wearing our poppies with pride 

Star Of The Week November 6th 2020

Fab story writing Aimee πŸ‘ Well done! 

Outdoor Learning Day November 5th 2020

We really enjoyed learning some photography skills as part of our outdoor learning day. We focused on zooming in and also the effect of light on objects in our natural world. We then used edit tools on the iPad to create some fantastic results. There are definitely some budding photographers in Dosbarth Willow πŸ‘

We also constructed 3D shapes from twigs we collected in the school grounds. The activity involved measuring, sawing and most importantly effective team work. πŸ‘πŸ‘
Seren Yr Wythnos October 23rd. 
Bendigedig Josh, you’ve worked hard and have been very helpful πŸ˜€

Well-being Week (Oct 19th -23rd)

We have enjoyed participating in many activities this week which help improve our physical and mental well-being. Activities included The daily mile, discussing and deciding our class needs, making and using breathing bracelets, mindfulness colouring and learning how to sew. We ended our week with a well deserved, fun filled party! Da iawn pawb! 😊❀️

Well-being Week

Seren Yr Wythnos October 16th

Da iawn Rubie πŸ‘ You always try your best.

Seren Yr Wythnos, October 9th

Bendigedig Amy! πŸ‘ You always work hard and try your best. 
Dosbarth Willow have adopted an elephant family who live in the Amboseli National Park, Kenya. We have been learning about the importance of conserving endangered species as part of our topic “What Matters To Me”.
Seren Yr Wythnos October 2nd
Great work and listening skills this week Finlee. Da iawn πŸ‘
October 1st 2020

 

 

Josh and Cole completed some fab halving work today in Maths. Da iawn bechgyn!

Seren Yr Wythnos, Sept 25th 2020

Congratulations Leon, for being our first "Seren Yr Wythnos" this term yes.

The Big Anti Bullying Assembly 2020

We participated in The Big Anti Bullying Assembly today. Afterwards, the children discussed the importance of respecting each other's rights and needs, and also how important it is to celebrate their own uniqueness. They created some fab posters which demonstrated what they'd learnt.

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