Category Archives: FP Healthy, Confident Individuals

› have secure values and are establishing their spiritual and ethical beliefs
› are building their mental and emotional well-being by developing confidence, resilience and empathy
› apply knowledge about the impact of diet and exercise on physical and mental health in their daily lives
› know how to find the information and support to keep safe and well
› take part in physical activity
› take measured decisions about lifestyle and manage risk
› have the confidence to participate in performance
› form positive relationships based upon trust and mutual respect
› face and overcome challenge
› have the skills and knowledge to manage everyday life as independently as they can

Shwmae!

For Nursery and Reception today, we found out what it means to be a friend. We played some circle time games encouraging us to find new, old, or different friends to work with.

We also had fun shouting SHWMAE! and making hats to show how proud we are.

Reception challenged themselves to say ‘Shwmae’ as many times as they could in 20 seconds, and played the ‘Shwmae’ game.

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Fabulous Faces!

Reception have been exploring the features on their faces, we looked at some faces without eyes and mouths, the children decided that we needed both to work out how we feel.

We had some fun creating our own faces using pumpkins and biscuits, yummy!

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Messy Monday.

Reception and Nursery have met again! Not to get up to any trouble but to complete activities all about ‘Stickman’.

We have listened to the story, so set to work making ‘Stickmen’ out of sticklebricks, sticks and even created some rainbow art..

Take a look at our pictures!

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Hwyl yn y Parc yn yr Hydref

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The Year 2 children have been working hard on their Welsh skills this week. They enjoyed listening to the story ‘Hwyl yn y Parc yn yr Hydref’, which is all about the different things that people like to have fun doing in the park in the Autumn. We decided that a visit to the park would definitely be needed to help the children decide what they like doing, so off to the park we went! The children asked each other lots of questions using ‘Beth wyt ti’n hoffi?’, and they enjoyed answering using the new phrases that we learned in the story. The children have now started making their own pages for our class book based on the story, and are using Hwb to add photographs and word-processed sentences to describe what they like doing in the park.

Learning About Shapes.

The nursery children have been really busy learning all about 2D shapes. They looked for shapes hidden in the sand and in shaving foam, and they cut shapes out of playdough. They participated in a range of different shape activities and looked for different shapes in the Lego. They printed with shapes to make a colourful picture to go on our classroom display and they developed their IT skills by completing an activity on the interactive whiteboard and iPads. Gwaith da nursery! Da iawn!

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Criw Cymraeg

This morning, our pupil voice group for Criw Cymraeg had their first meeting. We talked about the aims of our group and how we could go about creating a Welsh ethos in our school. They have a challenging year ahead as we drive towards achieving the Silver award for Pontlliw. The children couldn’t wait to share their ideas and suggestions and are looking forward to beginning work on these when we meet next week. Well done boys and girls – what a fantastic an enthusiastic start to this pupil voice group. Continue reading

Safety Soldiers!


Today our pupil voice group for Safety had their first meeting, which was extremely productive! We discussed the aims of our group and why pupil voice is so important. The children came up with lots of fantastic suggestions for improving and maintaining safety within and outside school, and we look forward to working on their suggestions throughout the year. The children also voted on the name for our group, and the winning name was SAFETY SOLDIERS!What a fantastic start to this important pupil voice group.

Eco Warriors meet again!

Look out Pontlliw here come the warriors!

The first Eco meeting of the term, generated some great ideas! The children were full of enthusiasm thinking of ways to make our school an Eco friendly place.

We have talked about a mascot, and how this could promote positive Eco thinking.

First task for The Eco warriors will be the ‘clothes to school’ recycling day. Please don’t forget to bring in your bags of clothes on Tuesday morning and drop them at the P.E shed in the junior yard for weighing.