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Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

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Welcome to

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

Dyn ni’n tyfu gyda ‘n gilyddd mewn cariad Duw wrth i ni weddio, dysgu a chwarae




Monday 22nd June


  Research the names of plants and animals that you would find in a woodland area.

  Record your findings in a table.

Plants Animals
Buttercups Squirrel


Once you have completed your table put both columns in alphabetical order. 


Write a short description about a walk through the woods.

Describe what you can see, touch and hear around you.


As I walked through the woods I could hear the ...


Please return your homework by next Monday 29th June. Thank you.





Homework 5.06.15



Change the following into millilitres

1 litre = 1000 milliltres

3 litres

3/4 litre

1/2 litre

5 litres


Change into litres

4000 ml =

3500 ml =

2500 ml =

4250 ml =


Now see if you can solve these problems.

1. If a can of coke holds 10 ml how much will 4 cans hold?

2. If a mug holds 100ml, how many mugs of tea would a litre of water make/

3. Anna has a litre bottle of water and drinks half of it at lunchtime, how many ml are left?

4. If David drinks 1 litre of water in one day. How much will he drink in a week?

5.Charlie's roof leaked  and he used 5 buckets to  catch the rain falling in the room.Each bucket holds 4 litres. How much rain has been collected using all the buckets?

6. If one bucket holds 1 1/2 litres of water, how many will 2 buckets hold ? 

Coch Group only.

Find objects in your kitchen that have a capacity of more than half a litre or less than a half a litre. Draw a table in your book.


More than a half a litre                                       Less than half a litre 

Kettle                                                                                               teaspoon

Saucepan                                                                                         egg cup


Please return your homework to school by Thursday 11th June.

Thank you.
















Homework 22.05.15


Who Am I ?


Choose a zoo animal and without naming your animal write a detailed description to describe your animal and how it moves. Underline each adjective that you have used. Include information about the animals habitat and its diet. On return to school you will read out your description and your friends will try and guess the animal you have described.




Homework 8.5.15

Write an imaginative story about an animal that escapes from the zoo.

Plan your work carefully.


Success Criteria:

  • I can give my story a title.
  • I can write a story with a clear beginning, middle and end.
  • I can use capital letters and full stops accurately in my writing.
  • I can use speech marks in my story
  • I can use powerful words in my story.
  • I can use adjectives in my story.
  • I can use more than two characters in my story.


Please return your completed stories to school by Friday 15th May.



Homework 2.05.15


342 + 26 =

241 + 10 =

   63 + 25 =

   72 + 19 =

   46 + 22 =

   85 - 13 =

   79 - 20 =

 150- 30 =


Put these numbers in order starting with the smallest number


67   32    16     108   43


87    25    98     64     35


34    84   92      109    12


Double the following numbers 


24      32     44     25      30     21


Find half of the following numbers :


20    14      18     22    16


1. My sister is 7 years older than me. She is 15. How old am I ?

2. My brother is twice my age. He is 10. How old am I ?

3. My uncle is 15 years older than me. He is 24. How old am I ?


Fill in the missing signs  - +  x

45   _   5 = 40 

35   _  62 = 97

12   _    2 = 24


Practise telling the time at home - using quarter past and quarter to the hour.

Continue to work on tables   x2     x5    x10




Easter Homework


Homework for the easter holidays has already been discussed in class with the children.

1. Continue to find out as much information about a zoo animal of your choice.

2. Make a 3 d model of a zoo animal.

The homework set will be followed up in class as part of our summer term Mini Zoo Topic.

Homework   Year 2 Mrs Wells 

  • The children will receive homework every Friday which should be returned to school the following Thursday. It is important that homework is returned on time in order that work set can be followed up.


Your child will be asked to complete:

  • Weekly maths or literacy homework, this will follow on from learning experiences taught during that week.
  • To learn their times tables 2’s,5’s,10’s
  • Weekly SFA spellings
  • A reading book will be sent home each week. We expect the children to undertake some reading every day.
  • Children will be asked to learn assembly parts.
  • Children may be asked to carry out a research task.

Your child will be provided with a homework book. All homework should be completed in pencil and illustrations coloured in using coloured pencils. It is important that the children present their work neatly at all times.


Follow the link below for Bug Club





Please ensure your child answers all the questions as a new book will not be automatically released until the questions are completed.




The children will now be able to access the Abacus maths website where they will have games and activities assigned to them based on the work they have been doing in class. Please follow the link below to access the website. The user name password and school ID will be inside the front cover of your child's yellow reading log. 






Homework 27.03.15


Choose a Zoo animal and start to find out as much information about your animal.

You can continue to research your zoo animal over the Easter Holidays.

If you are going to use the internet to help you research your animal make sure that you write about it in your own words.




Homework 20.03.15

Maths Reasoning Problem


Today is Emily's 7th Birthday

Every year since her first birthday, Emily had a birthday cake.

Each year, the cake had the same number of candles as Emily's age.


When Emily blows out her candles today, how many candles would she have blown out altogether ?


Show your working out in your homework book.




Friday 13th March

1. How many different ways can you make a £ 1


50 p + 20p + 20p  + 10p  = £ 1


2.Using the same coin only how many different ways can you make £1

e.g  10p + 10p + 10p +10p + 10p +10p +10p +10p +10p +10p = £1

also write as a multiplication 10 X  10 p = £1

20p +20p +20p+20p+20p =£1      20p x 5 =£1



Melyn group to carry out the  same activity but using a £2 coin.


Please complete and return to school by Friday 20th March. 

Thank you.


Homework 6th March 

If homework can please be returned to school by next Friday.

Can you please help your child learn their part for next Friday's class Assembly.

Thank you.


Maths Problem Solving



Finding all possibilities




1. Using the digits from 2015, how many 3 and 4 digit numbers can you make ?

e.g.  215    512  

2. Using the digits from 2015 and +, - and = once each time, how many numbers from 0 to 100 can you make ?

20 + 5 = 25

52 - 1 =  51 

Show your working out in your homework book.



Please refer to your SFA group for your spelling list.






Homework 27.02.15

Our topic this half term is ‘Electric Rainbow. 


During this topic we will be investigating colours, lights and electrical appliances.

 We will be visiting Techniquest to find out about electricity and light

  •  Over the next few weeks we will be finding out about Different forms of light e.g. lamps, sun, torch etc.
  •  We will be looking at Electrical appliances and the uses of electricity
  • Making comparisons of light used now compared to Victorian times.
  • Making electrical circuits


This week the children have been asked to find as many different electrical appliances as they can around the home and to produce a table to record their results. The table can be drawn in their homework book e.g 

Lounge Kitchen dining room bedroom  bathroom 


On completing the table .Answer the following questions.

Which room had the most electrical appliances ?

Which room had the least electrical appliances ? Why ?


This week we have been learning to read the time on analogue and digital clocks. If you can please encourage your child to tell the time at home.


If homework could please be returned to school by Thursday 5th March.


Thank you.





Half term Homework 13.02.15


As part of the St David's celebrations the children throughout the school are being encouraged to take part in the school Eisteddfod by taking part in different competitions.


During the next couple of weeks we would like the children to work on entries for the different competitions.


Details of the competitions can be found on the news section on the homepage of the school website.


 I hope you all have an enjoyable half term and look forward to seeing you back Monday 23rd February.


Homework 23.01.15


Last week for research projects. If projects and models could please be handed in by

Monday 2nd February. Thank you


Please refer to SFA spelling lists. The green and red words can also be found on the inside cover of  your child's SFA reading  book.


Abacus maths homework has also been allocated this week. The children have been doubling numbers and finding halves and quarters of numbers. 




Homework 9.01.15

This terms context for learning is the ‘The Big Wide World.’

During the term the children will learn about contrasting locations and how they are similar and different to the place in which they live.

  • At the heart of this project children will learn to apply themselves to different types of writing. They will be provided with opportunities to write simple reports, write letters, postcards, produce passports  and respond to a variety of text by producing extended pieces of writing  and poetry.
  • The children will research their locality and a contrasting locality.
  • Compare factors such as weather, geographical features population and lifestyle
  • They will use ICT and other skills to collect and store information including maps and data;
  • They will present information in a variety of ways, including ICT


Make a model of a famous building or landmark in the World. E.g Leaning Tower of Pisa,

Eiffel Tower, Cardiff Castle, Big Ben, London Bridge, Taj Mahal.

Use boxes, pringle container, card, and any other junk materials to make your model.

Please return to school in the next 2 weeks.


Over the next two weeks research a country of your choice. Find out about

1. Where the country can be found on the map

2, Language spoken

3. Any special traditions

4. Types of clothes worn

5. Special Landmarks / places of interest 

6. Food

7. Flag

8. And any other interesting facts.


The children will present their work to the rest of the class on Friday 30th January.

This presentation will be recorded and assessed.





Homework 12.12.2014


1. Research similarities and differences between firefighters now and in the 1600's. Use the internet and books to help you with your research. Remember to record your findings in your own words. 


2. Spelling will now be issued by SFA class teacher. You will need to refer to the web page of your child's SFA teacher for their weekly spelling list. (Mr O'Brien, Miss Rossi. Miss Blackwell and Mrs Wheeler).


Spellings Mrs Wells/ Miss Westgarth SFA group only. 























3. Maths- Please continue to practise your learn its. 

Big Maths Learn its

To learn mental recall of

4+ 9             4+7        3+9

4+ 8             3+8


learn 10 times table 


Welsh Phrase of the week


This week we have been learning to ask somebody their age and how to say how old we are.


Faint ydy dy oed di? - How old are you? 


Dw i'n _____ oed. - I am____ years old. 


un - 1

dau -2 

tri -3 

pedwar -4 

pump - 5

chwech - 6

saith -7

wrth - 8

nawr - 9

deg - 10

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