AoLE Health and Well-Being
Examples of Health and Well-Being at Pontlliw
  • I Want to Ride my Bicycle

    Congratulation to Blwyddyn 6 for passing their cycling tests this week 🚲

  • Ser Yr Wythnos

    Llongyfarchiadau to our stars this week. 🌟

  • 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 […]

  • Cycling Training

    This week Year 6 are practicing their cycling skills in order to gain their Level 1 and Level 2 cycling certificates. At the end of the course, pupils will have the opportunity to set off site for a cycle in the village …keep an eye our for them if you are out and about on […]

  • Beat Box Football -Reception

    Reception had a fantastic time getting fit to music! The children learned new skills with a ball, and moved to the music as it played… the children had great fun and were smiling from ear to ear leaving the hall. Thank you Mrs Evans for organising!

  • Football Fun in Nursery.

    What an amazing time the nursery children had taking part in Beatbox Football on Friday. They practised their football and dancing skills. Da iawn everyone!

  • Year 3 Football & Fitness

    The boys and girls had a fantastic afternoon where they enjoyed developing their football skills to music. What a great way to keep fit – awesome job Year 3! 🙂

  • Beatbox Football Year 5 ⚽️ 💃

    Along with the rest of the school, Year 5 enjoyed busting a move to music whilst playing football this afternoon. They showed some great skill and rhythm and loved the session. 💃 ⚽️

  • Beat Box Football Blwyddyn 6.

    Most of Year 6 love football…today, everybody loved it even more (if that’s possible) Pupils developed their football skills and have a whole lot of fun in the process.

  • Fortune cookies

    We learnt about fortune cookies this week and even got to try some examples. We then made our own special versions. We wrote a thoughtful or kind messages to other pupils in the class and put them into special red envelopes. The children will each bring an envelope home tonight with a special message from […]

  • Beat Box Football Fun

    Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed their Beat Box football session this morning! They developed their football skills whilst playing along to music.

  • Year 1: Football to music

    Year 1 enjoyed developing their football skills to music this morning. We had lots of fun!

  • Feeling the Love in Year 2!

    Today the Year 2 children were feeling the love, as they completed lots of Valentine’s Day themed activities. We started off by listening to and discussing the story of St. Valentine. The children then used their speaking and listening skills well, participating in group discussions about how to be a good or bad friends. They […]

  • Couldn’t be prouder 🏉

    A huge well done to our rugby team tonight. After our recent winning streak, we arranged a game against Gorseinon Rugby Club U11s. This was a huge step up as Gorseinon have played together for 5 years, compared to our 4 months. After a tough first half, the boys acclimatised to the increased physicality and […]

  • Year 3 Celebrate Internet Safety

    This week, the children have taken part in a variety of activities in order to raise their awareness of internet safety. We talked about what we love about the internet and all of the wonderful opportunities it provides us. We also discussed what we can do to keep ourselves safe when using it. After our […]

  • Balance Bike session

    Year 1 enjoyed using the balance bikes today.

  • Chinese New Year

    As part of our Countries & Cultures topic, we have been learning about China and specifically Chinese New Year. To support our language genre of discussion, we experienced trying a variety of different Chinese style food this week, providing lots of opportunity to discuss our likes/dislikes and give our opinions.

  • Safer Internet Day in Year 2

    On Tuesday, the Year 2 children spent the day working their way through a variety of challenges as part of Safer Internet Day 2019. The children started by listening to and discussing a story, which made them think about how we should be respectful to others when online. They then worked on an activity which […]

  • Dance off!

    Year 5 finished their series of Dance lessons with a Dance Off today! There was lots of laughter and fun as the children showed off their best moves in front of the class. Who knows, we could have some “Strictly Come Dancing” contestants in the making!

  • Brilliant Balancing!

    Today in P.E the nursery children participated in activities to develop their coordination and gross motor skills. Miss Miles is now a qualified ‘Balanceability’ instructor and has been helping the children to improve their balancing skills. Soon they will be ready to go on the balance bikes. Gwaith da nursery!

  • Another great win! 🏉

    Congratulations to our rugby team who won in wet and muddy conditions at Pentre Graig today! We scored 8 well worked tries and played superbly well. Thanks to Mrs Norman for providing some shelter after the game! ☔️

  • Year of the Pig!

    Reception have had a great morning taking part in lots of ‘pig’ activities. The children have listened to the Chinese Traditional story of the New Year tale, telling us the order of the animals. The pig is the 12th animal, and one of the stories states that a wolf blew down the pigs house, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • Tour De France

    Year 1 enjoyed their Tour De France this week.

  • Hat testing trial

    What better day to test our hats than on a cold winters day…most hats kept our heads warm. Pupils have learnt a lot about insulation and conducting heat and they applied their knowledge to real life situations. So much so, some are now wearing their hats to school on a daily basis.

  • Sing when we’re winning ⚽️

    Congratulations to the boy’s football team who have qualified for the Swansea Final in a quest to win the Welsh Schools Championships. They faced stiff opposition today but came out as group winners and will play in the Swansea finals on February 15th. We don’t normally single out individual players, but the boys in the […]

  • Brilliant balancing

    Year 1 enjoyed their first ‘balancing’ session today with Gavin, where they practised their balancing skills. Next week, we are looking forward to using the balance bikes.

  • Double Victory! 🏉

    We are so proud of our awesome rugby team who won 2 games against Trallwn and Talycopa Primary Schools tonight! Their achievement was even more impressive as three of the eight boys were playing rugby for the very first time! They represented the school really well and literally gave blood, sweat and tears in the […]

  • Little Explorers!

    The nursery children became little explorers today. They put on their wellies and their warm coats and went out to explore the nature area.

  • Friendship Fruit Salad

    The reception children have been learning all about being a good friend. They learnt that we are all different and like different things. Today they made a ‘Friendship Fruit Salad’. They asked their friend what their favourite fruit was, then they used their fine motor skills to chop up the fruit and put it into […]

  • Pupils Voice Meeting

    Today Mrs Norman met with our pupil voice groups to discuss progress with the representative chair person. All pupils were confident and enthusiastic to discuss progress made and further action for the next couple of weeks.

  • Girls Football

    Thank you girls for making us proud yet again! You are a talented bunch. Well done. Looking forward to the next tournaments…bring it on!

  • Orienteering Experts

    Year 6 have been developing their orienteering skills in PE by not only reading maps but creating their own maps on HWB. They then had to mark on the map where they would go and hide and their partners had to find them.

  • Go Team Green! ✅💪🏼

    Congratulations to Darcy and Steffan who were nominated as this year’s House Captains for the Green Team! We had a fun meeting where children in the Green Team from across the school voted for their captains and even came up with a chant for Sports Day! Listen out for it in the summer.

  • Solar System Scavenger Hunt.

    This afternoon, as part of our topic entry, pupils were sent on a scavenger hunt. They needed to look around the whole school to locate the answers to the space related questions. (Sorry if I haven’t taken a picture of your child – they were running too fast for me to capture 😂)

  • Year 2 Cricket Session

    Yesterday the Year 2 children thoroughly enjoyed their Cricket taster session. They practised and further developed their throwing, catching and batting skills. Lots of fun was had by all!

  • Year 3 Cricket

    Year 3 really enjoyed their cricket taster session today. They had the opportunity to learn and develop a number of new skills such as throwing, catching and batting. Da iawn boys and girls 😀

  • Year 1 cricket

    Year 1 had a great cricket session today. We practised lots of different skills and had lots of fun!

  • Reception visit to Dan Y Ogof

    What a wet morning! But Reception were all ready to set off on their adventures with year 1&2 to see Santa. We arrived to meet the land train, which took us down to the farm, we saw pigs, ponies, ducks and geese, and then had a play in the adventure play barn. We set off […]

  • Year 1 visit Santa

    Year 1 have had a magical day at Dan Yr Ogof today. We went on a special train ride to meet some animals, had fun at the play area and most importantly, we all met Santa and his elves. What a wonderful day!

  • KS2 Pantomime 🎭

    KS2 had an amazing time at the pantomime this morning. We saw Jermin Productions perform “Aladdin”.  The children all enjoyed and represented the school really well with their brilliant behaviour!

  • Reception Party Time!

    The celebrations were noisy to say the least in Reception this afternoon. (I don’t know who bought party blowers but they were a great hit!) The children celebrated Christmas together, with dancing, singing, games and of course their party food. They are all tired out now… But can’t wait till tomorrow’s trip to see Santa!

  • Year 1 Christmas Party

    Year 1 had a great time in our class Christmas party today. We played games and ate lots of party food! We are all certainly feeling festive and looking forward to more fun over the next few days.

  • All Partied Out

    Blwyddyn 6 thoroughly enjoyed their class party. From Secret Santa, musical chairs, pass the parcel, party food to too many sweets; the children left feeling very festive! We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

  • Marvellous ‘Me’ Tubs!

    Reception have spent the past week talking about themselves! The children brought into school some fantastic boxes, decorated and full of their favourite items. The rest of the class guessed which of the children they belonged to. We had some great surprises along the way, and found out some lovely things about our children. Well […]

  • 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 […]

  • Fantastic firefighters!

    We had a very special visitor in class today. Mr Godwin came in to tell us more about his role as a firefighter. We found out what a typical day would be like in the fire service and we also learnt some very important information regarding fire safety. A huge thank you to Mr Godwin […]

  • Fun at the fire station

    What a fantastic day Year 1 have had at the fire station. They learnt lots about the role of fire fighters and what to do in the event of a fire. They had the opportunity to use the equipment and even got to sit in the fire engine. We were also lucky to see an […]

  • These Girls Can

    Today was a another proud day for Pontlliw. Our Year 6 and Year 4 all girls teams played at Play Football and were absolutely AMAZING. They played with a 100% determination and dedication. They played as a team showing encouragement and support. Da iawn merched.