Category Archives: Reception

Elmer Day.

It was Elmer day in Welly Wednesday today.  Elmer is a colourful patchwork elephant who discovers that it is good to be different. We listened to the story about Elmer, then we went outside to participate in a range of colourful activities. We made a patchwork pattern out of stickle bricks and blocks and even made a patchwork pattern out of biscuits and icing! We used our fine motor skills to stretch colourful elastic bands to see how many we could fit on a pinecone. We sponge painted Elmer pictures and we even painted bubble wrap and jumped on it to burst the bubbles and watch the paint splatter. What fun!

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A Wet, Windy Welly Wednesday!

What a wet and windy Wednesday it was today, so we had to do some of our activities indoors. We went on a walk in our nature area to collect some sticks, acorns and leaves, and we used the sticks when we made our salt dough hedgehogs. We also made some fabulous playdough faces on  pumpkins and matched the correct number of sticks on the Stick man pictures. We did some super Stick man puzzles and looked for sticks in the sand.

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We Love Welly Wednesday!

The nursery and reception children thoroughly enjoyed their first Welly Wednesday of the new school year. They listened to the story, ” We’re going on a Bear Hunt!” then they acted out all of the parts. They pretended to go through the swishy, swashy grass,  and squelch, squerch in the mud and then they splash, sploshed through the river. Then they all went outside and had great fun! We even had squash and biscuits with our teddy bears.

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Sammy the Seagull Visits Pontlliw

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On Tuesday, Sammy the Seagull and Mr. Williams from Swansea Council visited school to teach the children about the importance of recycling. The children showed their excellent understanding by answering lots of questions, and even helped Sammy to recycle common household waste. The children also enjoyed listening to a story about a recycling superhero, Michael Recycle. Diolch to Sammy and Mr. Williams for an enjoyable, informative assembly, which helped us on our way to becoming recycling superheroes.

Stars of the Year

Today we had our final star of the week. The whole school received the peer supporter certificate for being kind and caring friends on the yard, the sports award for supporting each other in every sporting event and each class had star of the week for being AWESOME. We have had a fantastic year fill with many successes.
We would like to wish Mr Smith good luck in his new job and Mrs Mathias as she embarks on her retirement.
Thank you to you as parents for the support through the year. We would like to wish you a happy and safe Summer. Continue reading

Race For Life

Congratulations to our school for supporting such an amazing cause. Our grand total raised for cancer research is £2,300. Your support is outstanding! Thank you for supporting our yearly event and making it a continuous success. (Photo taken from Tuesdays evening post)