ENGLISH

Year 1

Are Year 1 brave enough to face the ‘Phonics Monsters’? They will need to apply reading strategies with increasing independence so the monsters don’t gobble them up!

Year 2

I hope Year 2 don’t get seasick! Can they help Christopher Columbus on a poetic treasure hunt for nouns? They will learn how to understand and use language to describe what they see, hear and smell while they are at sea.

Year 3

Headline news! Year 3 have a tight deadline to publish a story for a very fierce publisher. They need to interview Edward the Explorer and note down ideas to use in their newspaper article.

Year 4

Shh! Year 4 are employed by a detective agency to solve the crime of the century. They will need to use their best detective skills and use adverbial phrases to add interest and precision to their detective notes.

Year 5

An exciting letter has arrived in the post all the way from Japan for Year 5. They will work together to produce a haiku, using imagery and poetic devices to describe to their pen pal what life is like in Wales.

Year 6

Ever thought Year 6 have the gift of the gab? See how persuasive they are in this workshop. They become advertisers for a travel company, they will need to adapt their writing style to suit the reader and purpose of their advertorial holiday brochure.

MATHS

Year 1

Grab your wellies, Year 1 are zoo keepers for the day. They will need to use direct comparisons with: length, height and distance, e.g. longer/shorter than, in order to carry out animal health checks and keep the animals in order.

Year 2

The crew of the ship and Year 2 are lost across the Atlantic on a greedy pursuit for treasure. They will need to recognise half and quarter turns, clockwise and anti-clockwise to make sure they get safely back to dry land.

Year 3

Can Year 3 save the world? They will need to use appropriate notation, symbols and units of measurement to save the Polar icecaps.

Year 4

Are Year 4 any good at cooking? I hope so! They are transported back to Roman times to cook a banquet for the Emperor. They will need to identify the appropriate steps and information needed to complete the task so they can read the recipes and get the food out on time.

Year 5

Pizza lovers at the ready. Year 5 are opening a brand new pizza restaurant. They will use their understanding of simple fraction and decimal equivalences when measuring and calculating recipes. This is key to making sure they get the right amount of ingredients for each pizza.

Year 6

Year 6 need to work through a series of practical activities, and identify the net of a cube. This is a key skill needed to become packing designers and to design the latest Xbox package.

Entrepreneur Workshop


KS3 come face to face with the Dragons. They will plan a well structured pitch for a brand new product, describing the features and benefits, explaining their marketing strategy, as well as exploring ideas for their target markets. Are they able to use their negotiating skills to persuade the Dragons to invest in them?

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