Category Archives: Year 6

Classical Creations.

As part of our Music lessons this term, pupils combined their creative skills with their knowledge of WW2. The children had free choice of any instrument and had to choose an event that happened during WW2. They then had to compose a piece of music, including the elements of rhythm and volume, that would emphasise the events.
They then performed to the rest of the class who provided feedback of two stars and a wish. Continue reading

Pontlliw Bake Off

The children were set a challenge to develop a variety of skills on Friday.
1. Research a wartime recipe – ICT
2. Buy the ingredients and bring in the utensils. LNF
3. Follow the instructions. Literacy
4. Weigh and measure the ingredients. Numeracy

We then cooked the ingredients. While the food was cooking, pupils washed their dishes and cleared the hall.
Then came the most important part… pupils tasted their creations. (Some tastier than others)
Pupils were independent throughout and were absolutely fantastic! Continue reading

Could you crack the code?

Today Blwyddyn 6 were set a challenge to communicate by using the technique of morse code. The children weren’t given any advice on how to do this but had to problem solve with their team to light the bulb and communicate as they did during World War 2.

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Wearing Spots, Raising Lots.

Pontlliw School have had a fantastic morning celebrating Children in Need. Pupils and staff were a wonderful sight to see in our achievers assembly. The children are now looking forward to the toast and cake sell. Thank you all for your donations.

We are all unique and different.

Next week is anti-bullying week and we are celebrating that we are all unique and different we are paining our rocks white this week and discussing the possible designs for our rocks.
During circle time we discussed the importance of celebrating anti-bullying week and how we can all help to prevent bullying. We also thought of inspirational quotes that mean something to us…
Respect others, dream big, hold on to your dreams, set goals and go after the and always look on the bright side. Continue reading