“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn”

 

Dear Parents / Annwyl Rhieni,

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Weekly Timetable

What's been happening in Year 4?
  • KS2 Develop Their Skills With Weststreet.

    The whole school throughly enjoyed their taster gymnastic session. Keep a look out for our after school club starting after half term.

  • KNex robots and Sphero coding

    Year 4 finished their robots and attached their lights and buzzers. They made some fantastic creations! This afternoon, they have been learning to code and trouble shoot using Sphero robots. They then had a challenge to try to drive it around a road layout map. Da iawn blwyddyn pedwar!

  • Circuitry with XL Wales

    Year 4 have been practising making parallel and series circuits with switches in preparation for making robots with lights and sounds. They now have to create a robot using KNex which has to include their circuitry!

  • The Big Pedal

    The morning began with a young lady arriving to school on a horse…. then there were some scooters and bikes… finally the ‘walking bus’ came into sight! Thank you to all those who helped to support the initiative, if you did you have helped the school get 1 step closer to our ‘Green Flag’ status. […]

  • Easter Service

    Our assembly today was to remember Jesus who died on the cross. Thank you to Mr Davies for delivering the assembly.

  • Bikes at the ready…

    This week marks the start of The Big Pedal. Why not call in to school today join us for our cyclethon.

  • Safety Soldiers Discuss Stranger Danger

    This morning our Safety Soldiers pupil voice group discussed ways that we can teach everybody about Stranger Danger. This is the next focus for the group, following on from their work improving road safety.

  • Robo-Biscuits

    Year 4 put the finishing touches to their robot inspired biscuits! After busily baking on Friday, they added icing yesterday and decorated them today to try (in some cases!) to replicate the original designs. They’ve done a great job on them, so take a look at the gallery to see them being made, and the […]

  • Catching up with friends 🇯🇵

    Years 4 and 5 were pleased to see Reo and Gen had arrived safely back in Japan after leaving us last week! They Skyped is this morning and we had a tour around their house. We also learnt a little about how time zones work as it was already Tuesday evening there and dark!

  • Pontlliw’s BIG Clean!

    What a fantastic morning! All of the children from Nursery up to Year 6 were involved in cleaning up our school grounds. From litter picking to planting and washing to sweeping the school has been given a ‘Spring Clean’. We are very proud of our children who got their hands, and clothes dirty…. there was […]

  • Rocking Odd Socks

    Today we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. We are proud to rock our socks at Pontlliw Primary today!

  • Ser Yr Wythnos

    Llongyfrchiadau to our stars this week.

  • Pontlliw in Pyjamas for World Book Day

    Pontlliw celebrated world book day in their pyjamas today, to promote bedtime reading. The boys and girls brought in favourite books from home and enjoyed sharing their stories throughout the day. We had a whole school assembly where we discussed different types of stories. Each class chose a focus author, and then undertook lots of […]

  • Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus

    We’ve had a lovely day so far celebrating our St David’s day. The whole school have produced work of an outstanding standard. Work will be displayed in classrooms this afternoon for you to view.

  • Ser Yr Wythnos

    Llongyfarchiadau to our stars this week. 🌟

  • Mad Science Assembly

    On Wednesday, Mad Science visited our school to present a fantastic assembly to the children. They were shown lots of amazing experiments linked to air and forces. All pupils thoroughly enjoyed, and left feeling inspired to further their scientific knowledge through undertaking their own investigations and experiments!

  • Anti-Bullying Production ‘Bully’s Paradise’

    Today, the children in Years 2-6 enjoyed watching the Firehorse Production ‘Bully’s Paradise’. The play helped the children understand the difference between falling out and bullying. It also helped the children to identify ways to tackle bullying. All pupils thoroughly enjoyed the performance, and we would like to thank Firehorse Productions for working with us […]

  • Supporting MS Society

    As a community we are proud of all we do. Pontlliw is a close community who support each other. Today the Buck presented £500 from a fundraiser, Bake Off competition, to the MS Society.

  • Burning Energy Gyda Ynni Da

    On Friday 1st February we had an awesome ‘Welsh’ day – saving energy can be fun and keep you fit. We held our very own Eco School Party with this unique Pedal power experience. All the energy for the disco, was produced by pedaling bikes. It gave the pupils an understanding of the energy requirements […]

  • Ser Yr Wythnos

    Llongyfarchiadau i ser yr Wythnos

  • Ser Yr Wythnos

    Llongyfarchiadau i ser yr wythnos.

  • Ser Yr Wythnos

    Congratulations to our stars this week. Llongyfatchiadau.

  • Safety Soldiers Meeting

    This week the Safety Soldiers pupil voice group worked on gathering ideas for improving road safety outside our school. The children discussed the issues and how unsafe parking affects different people. They came up with some fantastic ways to improve road safety, and will be working on them in the coming weeks.

  • Magical Maths Team!

    Congratulations to our ‘Maths Magic’ team, who took part in our cluster Maths event in Pontardulais Comprehensive. Each team played their heart out, and showed that Pontlliw has great Mathematical skills. All of our year groups showed great team spirit and encouraged each other to do best they could. Our Year 5/6 team got though […]

  • Cacen Cymraeg

    Our after school Welsh club is a real hit. Lead by our Cymraeg Cwl pupils, each week is planned for and caters for a variety of different Welsh language patterns and activities. This week pupils decorated cakes in the colours of the Welsh flag, ensuring they ask for the ingredients in Welsh. Da iawn, dal […]