Studyzone

Resources for KS3 & KS4.  Log in with your school PC account
e.g. P-Y19.BloggsF

Teams

Resources for KS3 in Microsoft Teams.  Log in with your Hwb email address
e.g. BloggsF19@hwbcymru.net

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Use Microsoft Office 365 online, including Outlook email.  Download the Office suite for use on up to 5 computers.  Log in with your Hwb email address
e.g. BloggsF19@hwbcymru.net

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Having difficulty logging in or finding a resource?  Send an email to studyzone-support@pontcomp.co.uk and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

New tasks added 1 June. Click on a subject below to see more information about the tasks that have been set and learning resources available for Key Stage 3.  In Year 9? Go to the Year 9 > 10 area.

The Art department have uploaded a lovely range of craft ideas onto Study Zone. Head over to the Art area to access them.

Year 9: Art / Creative area on Moodle. All topic sheets and examples of sketch book work are there for the topic you will have chosen for your last project. Develop your work using any materials available to you including video and photography. There are guides for developing your photography on there. https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk

Year 8: Portraiture is our next topic. Take photos of people, eyes, and things important to you that express who you are. You could also create a creative visual diary of your life.

Year 7: Create a piece of artwork based around the Welsh legends you have been learning about in Drama. (For example the Welsh flag and red and white dragon). You can create this in any material you like. It could be a drawing, a 3D piece of work. You artwork might even appear on a cake you make.

27 April

A new section will be added from Monday entitled ‘Cyber Security’. Test your knowledge on social media, your digital footprint and general internet safety. Head over to the IT section.

20 April

IT has a new course uploaded called number systems. There’s a few tutorial videos as well as self marking quizzes for you to test your knowledge.

Resources:

https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk
Pupils can use the ‘Pontarddulais Study Zone’ to access IT resources online. We will be uploading resources for pupils to complete plus we will provide a range of links to other tasks online. If there’s any issues, please email your teacher.

11 May

The Design Technology department have uploaded even more tasks. There’s now a Canon paper challenge.

4 May

The Design Technology department have uploaded an additional two tasks. Head over to the D&T area to grab the worksheet. We have also added an assignment drop for you to upload your images. If you need help to upload the images please visit the help section on Moodle.

27 April

The Design Technology department have uploaded two new tasks. One is based around interior design, the other graffiti writing. Head over to the D&T area to grab the worksheet.

Resources:

Paper engineering tasks: https://creativepark.canon/en/categories/CAT-ST01-0071/top.html

https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk
Pupils can use the ‘Pontarddulais Study Zone’ to access Design and Technology resources online. Keep a look out for new resources and challenges here.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
The bitesize website has a range of resources which has individual resources in Design and Technology.

4 May

Year 7 Drama has been added under the creative section. Click here to visit the creative section.

Resources:

Booklets for Year 8 & 9 to complete (optional)
Log into Hwb
Find class Teams page
All booklets under assignments.

BBC Bitesize Drama

1 June

New English work for Year 7 and 8 will be uploaded later this week.

20 April

Year 8 have a new task – a discussion on extreme sports. Head over to the English section to complete this work

Resources:

https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk/course/index.php?categoryid=13
As part of the National Literacy and Numeracy Framework, all KS3 pupils in Pontarddulais will be expected to do national reading tests. Pupils can use these exemplar papers to prepare for the summer tests.

https://www.j2e.com/j2blast
Pupils can access bespoke spelling tests through J2Blast on HWB.

1 June

Year 7 – International foods are the order of the day – Click here to visit the Year 7 course.
Year 8 – Mrs Palmer has set a new challenge all around pancakes. Click here to visit her course.

4 May

If anyone does any cooking or uses any of the recipes we have uploaded to the wellbeing area, could you take a photo of your creation and email it to bakeoff@pontcomp.co.uk please

Resources:

Mrs Palmer has created 52 different recipes for you to try during your home learning adventure. These are available in the wellbeing section.

https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk
Pupils can use the Pontarddulais Study zone resources online.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
The bitesize website has a range of resources which has individual resources in Food.

27 April

Year 9 French and Spanish have projects to be completed on Moodle Study Zone.
Year 7 and 8 have booklets on Moodle Study Zone to be completed and re-uploaded.
Also on Moodle are new games each week for year 7 and 8 to learn vocabulary from our summer term topics.

Resources:

https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk
Pupils can use the Pontarddulais Study zone resources online.
There are booklets to complete for each year group. Particularly important for year 9 who have opted for a language.
Keep checking updates for more resources and answer booklets to check you work.
Some of the same work may also be available on Teams via Hwb.

https://www.quizlet.com/bontmfl
Use this website to practise games and quizzes to revise topic vocabulary we have done this year and learn new topics ready for next term. Pick the right year group folder and work through the different sections.
Most pupils have created a login with their hwb emails – if not you can create a new one – it’s completely free!

20 April

A new task has been posted in KS3 Humanities on Crime & Punishment. Head over to the KS3 Humanities section to view it. Miss Gleeson has also created challenges for Year 7 and 8.

Resources:

https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk
Year 7 and 8 Humanities and year 9 Geography: You can find independent project based tasks in the school learning zone on the school website.
There are instructions and resources to accompany all tasks.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
The bitesize website has a range of resources for Geography, History and RE.

https://www.mymaths.co.uk/
Each maths teacher will be setting work for their classes using the mymaths website. Pupils are advised to check this website on a weekly basis. To access the work set pupils will need their personal login details as well as the school login details.

https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk
Pupils can use the ‘Pontarddulais Study Zone’ to access maths resources online. All Key Stage 3 National Test past papers, marking schemes and video tutorials can be found here.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
The bitesize website has a range of resources, which has individual resources for each topic.

https://www.j2e.com/j2blast
Pupils can practice their times tables through J2Blast on HWB.

1 June

The music area has set up a new challenge for Year 7 and 8 pupils. Click here to check it out.

11 May

Mrs Carter has uploaded more music work to Study Zone.

  • Choose a piece of music and re write the lyrics of the song to reflect the current situation that we find ourselves in e.g. life in lockdown, NHS, frontline workers.
  • You can play the music on your own instrument if you wish and sing the new lyrics or use a Youtube backing (karaoke versions).
  • You can submit the work as an mp3 file.

There will be a small prize for the best arrangement when we return to school.

4 May

The Music department have uploaded a range of tasks for Year 7 and 8 to complete. There’s also a music quiz for everyone to try. Those who get top marks will receive a special email. Head over to the creative area and join the Music section or click here.

27 April

The Music department have uploaded a range of tasks for Year 7 and 8 to complete. There’s also a music quiz for everyone to try. Those who get top marks will receive a special email. Head over to the creative area and join the Music section or click here.

Resources:

Year 7, 8 and year 9 (optional)

Look at recourses and tasks in the school learning Zone.

All pupils who have peripatetic lessons please continue to practise your instruments.

11 May

Year 9 to 10
The work has been uploaded to both StudyZone and HWB classes. It doesn’t matter which one you use. Read the instructions below to learn how to access the work.

Study Zone
Click the PE icon, and select the Year 9 > 10 course if you are in Year 9 or select the Year 10 > 11 course if you are in Year 10. Login with your p-y account.

HWB Classes

  1. Copy and paste the following web address into your internet search bar:
  2. Click login
  3. https://hwb.gov.wales/go/4lmkg5
  4. Click on join class.
  5. The class is called GCSE PE YEAR 11 2021-2022.
  6. Once you have done this I will receive the request and accept you.
  7. You will then be able to access the work to complete by clicking on files.

Look at recourses and tasks in the school learning Zone.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

1 June

KS3 – Year 7 – New theme: Task 1 of Anifeiliaid Anwes / Pets [Study Zone]
KS3 – Year 8 – New theme: Task 1 of Cymru / Wales [Teams]
KS3 – Year 9 – New theme: Task 1 of Abertawe / Swansea [Study Zone]

Advice for the completion of the tasks – always start with task 1 [week 1] and work through to task 4 on a weekly basis.  Each new theme will consist of 4 tasks = 4 weeks.  Pupils are asked to upload their work on a weekly basis.  In addition, answers for each task will be provided every Sunday evening prior to the new task being set on the Monday.

11 May

KS3 – Year 7 – Task 3 of Pynciau Ysgol / School Subjects [Study Zone]
KS3 – Year 8 – Task 3 of Patagonia [Teams]
KS3 – Year 9 – Task 3 of Yr Ardal / The Area [Teams]

Advice for the completion of the tasks – always start with task 1 [week 1] and work through to task 4 on a weekly basis. Pupils are asked to upload their work on a weekly basis. Answers for tasks 1 & 2 have now been uploaded for all pupils.

4 May

KS3 – Year 7 – New theme: Task 2 of Pynciau Ysgol / School Subjects [Study Zone]
KS3 – Year 8 – New theme: Task 2 of Patagonia [Teams] [Study Zone]
KS3 – Year 9 – New theme: Task 2 of Yr Ardal / The Area [Teams] [Study Zone]

Advice for the completion of the tasks:

This is week 2 / 4. Task 1 Answers are now available alongside Task 1. These answers will be helpful for anyone attempting Task 2 this week. Pupils are asked to upload their work on a weekly basis. In addition, Task Answer will be provided next Sunday evening prior to the new task being set on the Monday.

27 April

KS3 – Year 7 – New theme: Task 1 of Pynciau Ysgol / School Subjects [Study Zone]
KS3 – Year 8 – New theme: Task 1 of Patagonia [Teams] [Study Zone]
KS3 – Year 9 – New theme: Task 1 of Yr Ardal / The Area [Teams] [Study Zone]

Advice for the completion of the tasks – always start with task 1 [week 1] and work through to task 4 on a weekly basis. Each new theme will consist of 4 tasks = 4 weeks. Pupils are asked to upload their work on a weekly basis. In addition, answers for each task will be provided every Sunday evening prior to the new task being set on the Monday.

Resources:

https://moodle.pontcomp.co.uk
Pupils can use the Pontarddulais Study zone resources online.

http://www.quizlet.com
Use this website to practise games, quizzes and to revise topics.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
The bitesize website has a range of resources.

Over the last week we have added a few more resources to the wellbeing section. We have added an animation series from Disney parks where you can learn how to draw your favourite Disney characters!