Eisteddfod Dydd Gŵyl Dewi

Your child’s homework over this half term holiday will be to enter one (or more) of the competitions for our Dydd Dathliad Cymraeg which will be held on Friday 4th March. Our Dydd Dathliad Cymraeg is our schools day for celebrating St. David’s Day. All entries need to be uploaded onto HWB and shared with the designated teacher. Remember the more entries you compete in, the more chance you will have of winning a prize. There will be a prize for 1st, 2nd, 3rd for each category per key stage (Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2). All entries need to be in by Tuesday 1st March.

Parti Pen-blwydd 100 yr Urdd

We have had lots of fun this morning celebrating Mistar Urdd’s pen-blwydd!!
Take a look on your child’s hwb account, shared files, Knighton-CIW-School, Hei Mr Urdd to see the amazing videos.

Friday 7th January 2022-Reception/Year 1 Blended Learning

Nessy and Emile

Play some games on Nessy and Emile to practise your reading, spelling and number skills. Logins are in your home readers and instructions were sent home last term and are on the website under your child’s class.


Look at your reading books that were sent home at the end of term. Please remember to comment in the reading record.

Name Writing

If your child is unable to write their name, this could be practised in felt tip pen, outside with a brush and water or paint on paper.


Practise forming your numbers correctly.  Can you put the correct number of objects by each number? Can year ones go up to 20?


Play some of the above counting games.

Favourite Christmas Present

Draw a picture of your favourite Christmas gift and colour it in. Can you label what it is? For some this will be mark making. Can you write why you like it so much.



Nessy and Emile

As you are aware, the school has purchased ‘Nessy’ and ‘Emile’, which your children can access at home. Nessy develops reading and spelling skills and Emile develops mathematical skills through the playing of fun games. Your child has their login details for both Nessy and Emile inside their yellow home reader books. Google either Nessy or Emile and enter your login details.


Enter the secret word ‘HAPPYFINCH’ and then click ‘Login.’

Once you have entered your login details you will see the following page.

Select Nessy Reading and Spelling and away you go!


Select ‘Student Login.’

Select ‘Browser option’ and type ‘Knighton CIW Primary School’ and enter your login details.

At the above screen ensure that ‘Number Sense’ is selected on the left side and click ‘Number Primus.’ A game will then appear. Enjoy!