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Cymraeg in Year 7

At Key Stage 3, learners build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired at Key Stage 2.

This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing. Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others' achievements.

Purpose of the year

In Year 7, pupils build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired at Key Stage 2.  This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing.  Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others’ achievements.

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

What students will learn

Revising the language patterns of Year 6 and learning how to talk about other people.  Focus will be on the grammar of the present tense in the affirmative and using verbs in sentences and including verbs in reasons.  Topic areas will include ‘My Friend and I’.

Recapping prior knowledge.

Develop knowledge of the present tense focusing on the negative and inquisitive.

Embedding knowledge of verbs by looking at a variety of topic areas for example ‘Hobbies and Interests’.

Recapping prior knowledge.

Consolidate knowledge of the present tense including use of ‘the’; proper nouns; possesive pronouns and adjectives in sentences.

Embedding knowledge of verbs by looking at a variety of topic areas for example ‘The School’ and ‘Daily Routine’.

Learning how to tell the time in Welsh and use time clauses.

Key assessments

Benchmarking oracy and writing levels on entry.

80 verb challenge.

Using L5 reasons.

80 verb challenge.

Fy Ffrind a Fi – reading and writing examination.

Oracy assessment ‘Hobiau’.

80 verb challenge.

Oracy assessment ‘Yr Ysgol’.

Reading assessment ‘Wyth o’r Gloch’.

Writing assessment ‘Dyddiadur Un Dydd’.

Key vocabulary:

Essential words for students to be able to spell, explain and use

Dw i’n; Rwyt ti’n; Mae e’n; Mae hi’n; Rydyn ni’n; Rydych chi’n; Maen nhw’n; Mae; Does dim; Oes?; achos; gyda; a; ond; o’r enw; chwaer; brawd.

Dw i ddim yn; Dwyt ti ddim yn; Dydy e ddim yn; Dydy hi ddim yn; Dydyn ni ddim yn; Dydych chi ddim yn; Dydyn nhw ddim yn; llygaid; gwallt; yn Nhredegar; ffrind/ffrindiau; penwythnos; pêl-droed; pêl-rwyd; chwarae.

Ysgol Gyfun Tredegar; cofrestru; amser egwyl; cinio; o’r gloch; chwarter; hanner awr wedi; ar ôl hynny; fy; dy; ei; ei; ein; eich; eu; y/’r/yr.

Skills

  • Oracy, reading, writing.
  • Literacy and grammar.
  • Oracy, reading, writing.
  • Literacy and grammar.
  • Oracy, reading, writing.
  • Literacy and grammar.

Additional Resources

Nobody can speak a language when they are born.  Language is acquired through regular practice.  Lesson time will allow for acquisition of new language and practising language skills already familiar to pupils.  This will be supported by a range of homework tasks to enable pupils to regularly practise Welsh outside of school.

Reading materials that could be used to support learning:  Cerdd ‘Ble Rwyt Ti’n Byw?’; Darn Ffeithiol ‘Morgannwg a Gwent’; Manylion Personol – ‘Fy Ffrind i Jason’; Llythyron ‘Iaw!’, EAS reading resources.

Digital resources that could be used to support learning:  Ciwb; Kahoot; Duolingo; Active Handsets.

How parents can help

 

  • Regularly test pupils on meaning/spelling of verbs by calling out the English and having the pupil call out/spell the Welsh.  A list of verbs can be found in the back of Welsh books and also in the Pupil Planner.
  • Use short Welsh phrases at home e.g. Bore da/Nos da/Diolch/Croeso etc.
  • Watch TV or read in Welsh with pupils with the help of subtitles/e-books.
  • Learn Welsh with your child using websites like Duolingo/ SaysomethinginWelsh.com
  • Not allow pupils to use online translation sites to complete their homework tasks – they don’t work and do not aid learning in any way.

Extra-curricular opportunities & visits

 

  • Dydd Mawrth/Tuesday 2.40-3.40pm Clwb Cymraeg in B11 – Welsh Club run by the Urdd and Menter Iaith.
  • Criw Cymraeg – Welsh Ambassadors – Promoting the use of Welsh across the school.
  • Urdd residential visit to Llangrannog – dates t.b.c.
  • Eisteddfodau

 

Homework expectations

 

If homework has not been set explicitly by the classroom teacher, there is always an expectation that pupils will review the work they have done in their Welsh lesson at the end of each day and to learn the meaning and spelling of verbs for their 80 verb challenge.

Everything a pupil needs to be able to complete homework tasks will have been made clear in class, however, should a pupil find a homework task too challenging, it is expected they will seek help from the teacher outside of lesson time prior to the deadline date.

Cymraeg in Year 8

In Year 8, learners build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired in Year 7.  This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing. Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others' achievements.

 

Purpose of the year

 

In Year 8, pupils build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired in Year 7.  This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing.  Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others’ achievements.

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

What students will learn

Revising the language patterns and verbs learnt in Year 7.  Learn how to use all 80 Year 7 verbs in the past tense, this includes regular and irregular verbs.  Using everyday topics like ‘Daily Routine’, ‘Hobbies’, ‘The Weekend’ and ‘School’, pupils will learn how to use affirmative, negative and inquisitive forms of the past tense.  Time and time clauses will be embedded.

Recapping prior knowledge.

Develop knowledge of the past tense focusing on the negative and inquisitive.

Embedding knowledge of verbs and the past tense using the topic ‘Gwyliau’.

Learn the Imperfect Tense in order to elaborate and offer opinion and descriptions in the topic ‘Gwyliau’.

Recapping prior knowledge.

Learning the Conditional Tense.

Learning to add the condition to the Conditional Tense.

Embedding the topic ‘Gwyliau’ and exploring other topic areas for spontaneous conversations e.g. what you would like to do the future.

 

Key assessments

80 verb past tense challenge.

Reading from more than one source.

Writing a diary using the past tense

80 verb past tense challenge.

Revision Present Tense.

Reading Post Cards from more than one source.

Oracy assessment ‘Gwyliau’.

Writing a Holiday Post Card.

Consolidating 4 tenses: Present; Past; Imperfect; Conditional.

Oracy assessment – spontaneous speaking.

Writing assessment ‘Holiday review’.

Key vocabulary:

Essential words for students to be able to spell, explain and use

ais i; aist ti; odd e; odd hi; on ni; och chi; on nhw; es i; des i; gwnes i; ces i; cyn; rhwng; er enghraifft; ar y llaw arall.

Roeddwn i’n; Roeddet ti’n; Roedd e’n; Roedd hi’n; Roedden ni’n; Roeddech chi’n; Roedden nhw’n; traeth; gwesty; torheulo; dinas; dringo; bythefnos; cyfleusterau.

Baswn i’n; Baset ti’n; Basai e’n; Basai hi’n; Basen ni’n; Basech chi’n Basen nhw’n; Taswn i’n; Taset ti’n; Tasai e’n; Tasai hi’n; Tasen ni’n; Tasech chi’n; Tasen nhw’n;

Skills

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Additional Resources

Nobody can speak a language when they are born.  Language is acquired through regular practise.  Lesson time will allow for acquisition of new language and practising language skills already familiar to pupils.  This will be supported by a range of homework tasks to enable pupils to regularly practise Welsh outside of school.

Reading materials that could be used to support learning:  EAS reading resources; Caerdydd; Iaw!

Digital resources that could be used to support learning:  Ciwb; Kahoot; Duolingo; Active Handsets.

How parents can help

 

  • Regularly test pupils on past tense of verbs by calling out the Welsh verb and having the pupil call out/spell the Welsh verb in the past tense.  A list of verbs can be found in the back of Welsh books and also in the Pupil Planner.
  • Use short Welsh phrases at home e.g. S’mae?, Sut wyt ti?, Beth wnest ti heddi?
  • Watch TV or read in Welsh with pupils with the help of subtitles/e-books.
  • Learn Welsh with your child using websites like Duolingo/ SaysomethinginWelsh.com
  • Not allow pupils to use online translation sites to complete their homework tasks – they don’t work and do not aid learning in any way.

Extra-curricular opportunities & visits

  • Dydd Mawrth/Tuesday 2.40-3.40pm Clwb Cymraeg in B11 – Welsh Club run by the Urdd and Menter Iaith.
  • Criw Cymraeg – Welsh Ambassadors – Promoting the use of Welsh across the school.
  • Urdd residential visit to Llangrannog – dates t.b.c.
  • Eisteddfodau

 

Homework expectations

 

If homework has not been set explicitly by the classroom teacher, there is always an expectation that pupils will review the work they have done in their Welsh lesson at the end of each day and to learn the meaning and spelling of verbs for their 80 verb past tense challenge.

Everything a pupil needs to be able to complete homework tasks will have been made clear in class, however, should a pupil find a homework task too challenging, it is expected they will seek help from the teacher outside of lesson time prior to the deadline date.

Cymraeg in Year 9

In Year 9, learners build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired in Year 8.  This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing. Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others' achievements.

 

Purpose of the year

 

In Year 9, pupils build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired in Year 8.  This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing.  Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others’ achievements.

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

What students will learn

Revising the language patterns, tenses and verbs learnt in Years 7 and 8.

Introducing the Future Tense whilst exploring everyday topics like ‘TV’, ‘Ffilm’ and ‘Cinema’ with reference to Welsh culture and industries.

Embedding knowledge of 5 tenses (Present, Past, Imperfect, Conditional, Future) across a variety of mini topic areas such as: Music; Sports; Stars from Wales etc.

 

Recapping prior knowledge.

Embedding 5 tenses (Present, Past, Imperfect, Conditional, Future.)

Using ‘wedi’ to change the tense.

Distinguishing between the 4 ‘have’s.

4 degrees of comparing adjectives.

Commands.

Key assessments

Oracy – arranging a trip to the cinema.

Reading from more than one source.

Writing an account of a TV series/programme.

Oracy Exam Recordings for KS3 Portfolio.

Reading Portfolio completion of tasks.

Writing Portfolio completion of tasks and final drafts.

Trialling GCSE assessment styles.

Uned 1 – Oracy – response to visual clip

Uned 2 – Oracy – response to text/graph/pictures

Uned 3 – reading and writing

Uned 4 – reading and writing

Key vocabulary:

Essential words for students to be able to spell, explain and use

Bydda i’n; Byddi di’n; Bydd e’n Bydd hi’n; Byddwn ni’n; Byddwch chi’n Byddan nhw’n; fel; weithiau; fel arfer; nawr ac yn y man; ar hyn o bryd; felly;

cytuno; anghytuno; dw i’n meddwl bod; mae’n gas gyda fi; fy hoff ... ydy; fy nghas… ydy; dw i’n deall dy bwynt di; yn fy marn i; yn bersonol; hoffwn i ychwanegu bod; er enghraifft; basai’n well gyda fi; dw i’n credu dylwn i esbonio gan ddweud; hoffet ti?

ffoniwch; e-bostiwch; erbyn; dyddiad cau; cwrs; am fwy o wybodaeth; yn eisiau; rhaid; croeso i bawb; bydd; fydd dim cost; taith o amgylch; yn y swyddfa; o blaid; yn erbyn;

Skills

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Additional Resources

Nobody can speak a language when they are born.  Language is acquired through regular practise.  Lesson time will allow for acquisition of new language and practising language skills already familiar to pupils.  This will be supported by a range of homework tasks to enable pupils to regularly practise Welsh outside of school.

Reading materials that could be used to support learning:  EAS reading resources; Cardiau Peniarth/CBAC; Iaw!

Digital resources that could be used to support learning:  Ciwb; Kahoot; Duolingo; Active Handsets.

How parents can help 

  • Regularly test pupils on verbs by calling out the Welsh verb and having the pupil call out/spell the Welsh verb.  A list of verbs can be found in the back of Welsh books and also in the Pupil Planner.
  • Use short Welsh phrases at home e.g. Beth sy’n bod?  Hoffet ti …(verb) …(noun) …(time clause)? e.g.  Hoffet ti fwyta sglodion heno?/Hoffet ti fynd i’r sinema heno?
  • Watch TV or read in Welsh with pupils with the help of subtitles/e-books.
  • Learn Welsh with your child using websites like Duolingo/

SaysomethinginWelsh

.com

  • Not allow pupils to use online translation sites to complete their homework tasks – they don’t work and do not aid learning in any way.

Extra-curricular opportunities & visits

  • Dydd Mawrth/Tuesday 2.40-3.40pm Clwb Cymraeg in B11 – Welsh Club run by the Urdd and Menter Iaith.
  • Criw Cymraeg – Welsh Ambassadors – Promoting the use of Welsh across the school.
  • Urdd residential visit to Llangrannog/Glan Llyn/Caerdydd – dates t.b.c.
  • Eisteddfodau

Homework expectations

 

If homework has not been set explicitly by the classroom teacher, there is always an expectation that pupils will review the work they have done in their Welsh lesson at the end of each day and to learn the meaning and spelling of verbs and voaculary.

Everything a pupil needs to be able to complete homework tasks will have been made clear in class, however, should a pupil find a homework task too challenging, it is expected they will seek help from the teacher outside of lesson time prior to the deadline date.

Cymraeg in Year 10

In Year 10, learners build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired in Key Stage 3.  This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing. Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others' achievements.

 

Purpose of the year

 

In Year 10, pupils build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired in Key Stage 3.  This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing.  Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others’ achievements.

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

What students will learn

Revising the language patterns, tenses and verbs learnt in Key Stage 3.

Revising grammar skills including proof reading and translation tasks.  Exploring more challenging and mature topic areas within the 3 main themes of ‘Cymru a’r Byd’, ‘Cyflogaeth’ ac ‘Ieuenctid’.

Revising the language patterns, tenses and verbs learnt in Key Stage 3.

Revising grammar skills including proof reading and translation tasks.  Exploring more challenging and mature topic areas within the 3 main themes of ‘Cymru a’r Byd’, ‘Cyflogaeth’ ac ‘Ieuenctid’.

Revising the language patterns, tenses and verbs learnt in Key Stage 3.

Revising grammar skills including proof reading and translation tasks.  Exploring more challenging and mature topic areas within the 3 main themes of ‘Cymru a’r Byd’, ‘Cyflogaeth’ ac ‘Ieuenctid’.

Key assessments

Oracy – individual 5 min challenge.

U1/U2 practice

Proof reading.

Translation.

Oracy – pair/group 10 min challenge

U3 and U4 PPE

Trialling GCSE assessment styles.

Uned 1 – Oracy – response to visual clip

Uned 2 – Oracy – response to text/graph/pictures

Uned 3 – reading and writing

Uned 4 – reading and writing

Key vocabulary:

Essential words for students to be able to spell, explain and use

Differentiated topic specific vocabulary

Differentiated topic specific vocabulary

Differentiated topic specific vocabulary and sentence starters

Skills

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Additional Resources

Nobody can speak a language when they are born.  Language is acquired through regular practise.  Lesson time will allow for acquisition of new language and practising language skills already familiar to pupils.  This will be supported by a range of homework tasks to enable pupils to regularly practise Welsh outside of school.

Reading materials that could be used to support learning:  WJEC/EAS reading resources; Cardiau Peniarth/CBAC; Iaw!

Digital resources that could be used to support learning:  WJEC digital resource; Ciwb; Kahoot; Duolingo; Active Handsets.

How parents can help

 

  • Regularly test pupils on verbs; vocabulary and sentence starters.
  • Use short Welsh phrases at home.
  • Watch TV or read in Welsh with pupils with the help of subtitles/e-books.
  • Learn Welsh with your child using websites like Duolingo/

SaysomethinginWelsh.com

  • Not allow pupils to use online translation sites to complete their homework tasks – they don’t work and do not aid learning in any way.

Extra-curricular opportunities & visits

  • Dydd Mawrth/Tuesday 2.40-3.40pm Clwb Cymraeg in B11 – Welsh Club run by the Urdd and Menter Iaith.
  • Criw Cymraeg – Welsh Ambassadors – Promoting the use of Welsh across the school.
  • Urdd residential visit to Llangrannog/Glan Llyn/Caerdydd– dates t.b.c.
  • Eisteddfodau 

Homework expectations

 

If homework has not been set explicitly by the classroom teacher, there is always an expectation that pupils will review the work they have done in their Welsh lesson at the end of each day and to learn the meaning and spelling of new verbs, vocabulary and sentence starters or phrases.

Everything a pupil needs to be able to complete homework tasks will have been made clear in class, however, should a pupil find a homework task too challenging, it is expected they will seek help from the teacher outside of lesson time prior to the deadline date.

Cymraeg in Year 11

In Year 11, learners build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired in Year 10.  This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing. Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others' achievements.

 

Purpose of the year

 

In Year 11, pupils build on the skills, knowledge and understanding acquired in Year 10.  This progress is achieved through an integrated programme of oracy, reading and writing.  Learners are presented with experiences and opportunities that relate to the requirements of the programmes of study.  They become reflective and evaluative in relation to their own and others’ achievements.

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

What students will learn

Revising the language patterns, tenses and verbs learnt in Year 10.

Revising grammar skills including proof reading and translation tasks.  Exploring more challenging and mature topic areas within 3 main themes of ‘Cymru a’r Byd’, ‘Cyflogaeth’ ac ‘Ieuenctid’.

Revising the language patterns, tenses and verbs learnt in Year 10.

Revising grammar skills including proof reading and translation tasks.  Exploring more challenging and mature topic areas within 3 main themes of ‘Cymru a’r Byd’, ‘Cyflogaeth’ ac ‘Ieuenctid’.

Revising the language patterns, tenses and verbs learnt in Year 10.

Revising grammar skills including proof reading and translation tasks.  Exploring more challenging and mature topic areas within 3 main themes of ‘Cymru a’r Byd’, ‘Cyflogaeth’ ac ‘Ieuenctid’.

Key assessments

Oracy – Uned 1 PPE

 

Oracy – Uned 1 and Uned 2 examinations before Easter.

Uned 3 – reading and writing examination 90 mins

Uned 4 – reading and writing

examination 90 mins

 

Key vocabulary:

Essential words for students to be able to spell, explain and use

Differentiated topic specific vocabulary

Differentiated topic specific vocabulary

Differentiated topic specific vocabulary and sentence starters

Skills

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Oracy, reading, writing.

Literacy and grammar.

Additional Resources

Nobody can speak a language when they are born.  Language is acquired through regular practise.  Lesson time will allow for acquisition of new language and practising language skills already familiar to pupils.  This will be supported by a range of homework tasks to enable pupils to regularly practise Welsh outside of school.

Reading materials that could be used to support learning:  WJEC/EAS reading resources; Cardiau Peniarth/CBAC; Iaw!

Digital resources that could be used to support learning:  WJEC digital resource; Ciwb; Kahoot; Duolingo; Active Handsets.

How parents can help 

  • Regularly test pupils on verbs; vocabulary and sentence starters.
  • Use short Welsh phrases at home.
  • Watch TV or read in Welsh with pupils with the help of subtitles/e-books.
  • Learn Welsh with your child using websites like Duolingo/

SaysomethinginWelsh.com

  • Not allow pupils to use online translation sites to complete their homework tasks – they don’t work and do not aid learning in any way.

Extra-curricular opportunities & visits

 

  • Dydd Mawrth/Tuesday 2.40-3.40pm Clwb Cymraeg in B11 – Welsh Club run by the Urdd and Menter Iaith.
  • Criw Cymraeg – Welsh Ambassadors – Promoting the use of Welsh across the school.
  • Urdd residential visit to Llangrannog/Glan Llyn/Caerdydd– dates t.b.c.
  • Eisteddfodau

Homework expectations

 

If homework has not been set explicitly by the classroom teacher, there is always an expectation that pupils will review the work they have done in their Welsh lesson at the end of each day and to learn the meaning and spelling of new verbs, vocabulary and sentence starters or phrases.

Everything a pupil needs to be able to complete homework tasks will have been made clear in class, however, should a pupil find a homework task too challenging, it is expected they will seek help from the teacher outside of lesson time prior to the deadline date.