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Qualifications Wales

Please find attached the letter to learners from Qualification Wales regarding GCSE and AS/A level, Vocational qualifications

Learning From Home - Information for Pupils & Parents

Parent and Pupil Guidelines

General Information

Increasing data allowances on mobile devices to support disadvantaged children

Llythyr y Pennaeth / Head’s Letter 

15/01/2021

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Letter to Parents Personal Information Changes 04/12/2020

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Any issues accessing the school systems from home please use the contact detail button below and complete the online form adding a description of the problem. Alternatively email: 
Unrhyw faterion sy’n codi gyda’r system ysgol o adref, defnyddiwch y botwm manylion cyswllt isod a chwblhewch y ffurflen ar-lein gan ychwanegu disgrifiad o’r broblem. Fel arall e-bostiwch:
dapupilsupport@hwbwave15.onmicrosoft.com
Any general school enquiries please use the contact detail button below and complete the online form. Alternatively please use the following email address:  
 
 
ydahelpdesk@hwbwave15.onmicrosoft.com
Unrhyw ymholiadau ysgol cyffredinol, defnyddiwch y botwm manylion cyswllt isod a chwblhewch y ffurflen ar-lein. Fel arall, defnyddiwch y cyfeiriad e-bost canlynol:
 
ydahelpdesk@hwbwave15.onmicrosoft.com

Accessing School From Home – Support for Parents & Carers

Mynediad i’r Ysgol Gartref – Cefnogaeth i Rieni & Gofalwyr

KS3 Learning from Home / CA3 Gweithio o Adre

All work is set via Google Classroom for which every student must use their SCHOOL email address (a private email address will not work). A range of general tasks will be provided. Some tasks may well require access to other websites and learning platforms – where this is the case links will be provided.
New work will be set on an ongoing basis so please ask students to revisit often and check inside the classroom.
If students have completed all work set and require more work will be provided as time goes on. It is important to check that work has been completed fully and thoroughly to the very best of their ability. Work should not simply be rushed through so that they can say it has been done. This may mean going through work to add more details, reading through work to check for accuracy or re-drafting a first attempt to improve the quality of a piece of work. 
In addition to the specific work set for each subject, all students have access to the School Website many departments websites now provide a range of useful learning tasks to engage in.
Other useful educational activities include:
  • Reading – ideally set works or texts but reading novels or other suitable materials such as age appropriate subject journals or research materials is always a good use of time.
  • Research into different careers
  • Re-reading notes on topics covered so far to make sure learning is secure.
  • Completing any incomplete work due to previous absence.
  • Extended use of on-line learning platforms such as:
  • MathsWatch – All students already have logins.
  • SENECA Learning – There are a range of courses available for improving literacy here for Year 7 and 8 students.
  • Joe Wicks – Body Coach – Some active exercise is also to be encouraged.
Mae’r holl waith wedi’i osod trwy Google Classroom. Mae’n rhaid i bob myfyriwr ddefnyddio ei gyfeiriad e-bost YSGOL (ni fydd cyfeiriad e-bost preifat yn gweithio). Darperir ystod o dasgau cyffredinol. Efallai y bydd angen mynediad i wefannau a llwyfannau dysgu eraill ar gyfer rhai tasgau – lle mae hyn yn wir darperir dolenni.
Bydd gwaith newydd yn cael ei osod yn barhaus felly gofynnwch i’r myfyrwyr ailedrych yn aml a gwirio yr ystafell ddosbarth.
Os yw myfyrwyr wedi cwblhau’r holl waith a osodir ac angen mwy, darperir mwy o waith wrth i amser fynd yn ei flaen. Mae’n bwysig gwirio bod gwaith wedi’i gwblhau’n llawn ac yn drylwyr hyd eithaf eu gallu. Ni ddylid rhuthro drwy’r gwaith fel y gallant ddweud ei fod wedi’i wneud. Gall hyn olygu mynd trwy’r gwaith i ychwanegu mwy o fanylion, darllen trwy gwaith i wirio am gywirdeb neu ail-ddrafftio ymgais gyntaf i wella ansawdd darn o waith. 
Yn ychwanegol at y gwaith penodol ar gyfer pob pwnc, mae gan bob myfyriwr fynediad i Wefan yr Ysgol ac mae llawer o wefannau adrannau bellach yn darparu ystod o dasgau dysgu defnyddiol i ymgymryd â nhw.
Mae gweithgareddau addysgol defnyddiol eraill yn cynnwys:
  • Darllen – testunau gosod, darllen nofelau neu mae deunyddiau addas eraill fel cylchgronnau pwnc benodol sy’n briodol i’w hoedran neu ddeunyddiau ymchwil mae rhain bob amser yn ddefnyddio.
  • Ailddarllen nodiadau ar bynciau a drafodwyd hyd yma i sicrhau bod dealltwriaeth yn y dysgu. Hole had eich plenty nam gynnwys y gwaith. Gofynwch iddynt greu cwis ar y gwaith.
  • Cwblhau unrhyw waith anghyflawn oherwydd absenoldeb blaenorol. Fe fydd rhain yn yn dangos ar ddosbarth Google eich plentyn.
  • Defnydd estynedig o lwyfannau dysgu ar-lein fel:
  • MathsWatch – Mae gan bob disgybl gyfrinair. Os oes problem cysylltwch a’r linell gymorth/ helpdesk.
  • Dysgu SENECA – Mae yna ystod o gyrsiau ar gael ar gyfer gwella llythrennedd yma ar gyfer disgyblion Blwyddyn 7 ac 8.
  • Mae modd ymchwilio i I lwybrau ar gyfer y dyfodol – gyrfau posibl
  • Joe Wicks – Body Coach – Mae ymarfer corff dyddiol hefyd i’w annog.
The invitation link to the classroom Working From Home is:
https://classroom.google.com/c/MTUwMzcxNzc1MjQx?cjc=24fypcv
Alternatively click on the image below:

Any issues accessing the Working from Home classroom, please contact the relevant Head of Year or email the YDA Helpdesk:

ydahelpdesk@hwbwave15.onmicrosoft.com

YDA Parent ‘Working from Home’ Support Toolkit / Pecyn Cymorth Rhiant ‘Gweithio o Adref’ YDA

Access to School from Home / Mynediad i’r Ysgol o’r Cartref

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