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Castanwydden (Chestnut)

Welcome to Castanwydden 2021/22


We are a class of 29 awesome Year 6s. Our teachers are Mrs Prescott, Miss WIlsher and Miss Dando.


Our PE days are Monday and Wednesday.


Summer Term 2022

Our topic is Maafa - all about the transatantic slave trade. We will also be organising Fun and Fitness Week and practising our Leavers' assembly!


Remember we have Home Learning available!

Hwb/ Google Classroom

Bug Club - read your allocated books and answer the questions carefully.

Abacus - improve your maths skills by completing your allocated games.

Purplemash - improve a range of skills by completing the 2Dos set and/ or free choice from all the amazing learning experiences.

Splashlearn - Practise your maths skills!

Pobble - visit the website and respond to the image like we have done in school.

Youtube - Gabalfa Primary has lots of tutorial videos for maths, check them out!

Coding using micro:bits

Using manipulatives to understand fractions and percentages

Welsh dancing!

Learning how to play Boccia

Classification of Arctic animals

Introduction to computational thinking with Technocamps

We visited Emmanuel Baptist Church and compared it with Llandaff Cathedral

So much fun being had investigating organs.

Our visit to Llandaff Cathedral

Lets learn probabiity

Learn about the basics of probability in a Minecraft world.

Lets learn fractions

An quick recap of what fractions are set in a Minecraft world.

Let's learn transformation

Learn about translation, reflection and rotation in the 1, 2 and 4 quadrants all within a Minecraft world.

Minecraft Maths... print out this booklet to help you with basic (and not so basic) algebra!

PE-staying healthy and active

Access Activelearn here:

Learn Its test for you to practice

CLIC test practice sheets with QR Codes