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Outdoor Learning At Its Best!

And they were off, the challenge was set….. To set up camp at Snowdon! Bear Grills, eat your heart out!!
As part of our welsh week this week the children planned their excursion by producing mind maps of: equipment, foods, clothing and feelings in preparation. They also had a budget of £500 to purchase what they would need to survive on an excursion to the peaks of the Welsh mountains.
Once the children had packed their bags, with extra snacks of course, they were all very excited to face the challenges that lay ahead!!
When will our next adventures be I wonder? …… (more…)

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And The Winner Is …….

Congratulations to our girls football team, aka, Primary School Team Of The Year 2014! This is now our girls official title as awarded by the Swansea Sports Award, sponsored by the LC2!
All at Pontlliw, including Mr Ford, are very proud of you girls for your outstanding achievements! Long may it continue! Star of the week will be a cracker tomorrow morning!! (more…)

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A Taste Of Wales.

When you plan a senses lesson, what sense do the majority of pupils favour? That’s correct, taste!
In order to enthuse the pupils learning this week I planned a lesson for the pupils to develop their knowledge of Wales through the use of their senses. The children then had to choose one aspect of the lesson they enjoyed … I’ll let the pictures tell the story….. (more…)

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Dewch I Ddathlu! Come To Celebrate!

This week we are celebrating Welsh Week and what better way to kick start the week …. Than with the amazing teaching skills of Ric-Y-Do!
The whole school experienced welsh folk songs, learnt the songs, then performed in front of the whole school at the end of the day! Everybody thoroughly enjoyed the day and felt truly proud of our Welsh culture.
We will be continuing the celebrations throughout the week and celebrating our St David’s Day on Monday. (more…)

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