• Football Tournament ⚽️

    The football team once again represented the school extremely well today. They won 3, drew 2 and lost 1 in a tough competition at play football, Llangyfelach.

  • Year 2 Feelings

    Over the last few weeks, Year 2 have been learning about different feelings. Today we listened to a lovely story about a little girl who was feeling a little angry. She described it as a balloon being blown up! We discussed strategies the children could use if they ever felt like that and they came […]

  • Seat belt Safety Experiment

    Last week Year 1 carried out a science experiment on seatbelt safety using a boiled egg. They enjoyed this investigation.

  • Fireman Visit 👨🏼‍🚒

    This week year 1 have been learning about firemen and women. We had a visit from Mr Godwin to tell us about the uniform, smoke alarms and the dangers of hot items in the home.

  • Leaf Art

    Lots of lovely colourful leaves had fallen from the trees in the nursery yard, so we decided to make some ‘leaf art’. Just have a look at our lovely leafy pictures.

  • Netball Tournament

    Congratulations to our Year 6 Netball team on a storming fesitval today at Gowerton Comprehensive. Excellent determination, team work and resilience. Gwaith gwych merched.

  • Leaf soup anyone?

    Reception had lots of fun this morning! They followed the recipe to make a leaf soup in our outdoor Mud Kitchen! They worked in pairs and showed great team work- da iawn Recpetion!

  • Children in need!

    Reception really enjoyed dressing up and raising money for children in need today!

  • Llongyfarchiadau sêr y wythnos! 🌟

    Congratulations to our Stars of the Week!

  • Mindfulness Club

    The children have been enjoying our mindfulness club. We have been taking part in a variety of different activities and learning different techniques, to help us relax.

  • Anti-Bullying in Year 5

    We celebrated anti-bullying week by researching what bullying means in Year 5. We found out, it is repeated acts of unkindness to a person over a period of time. We also learnt that there were multiple types of bullying including physical, verbal, cyber and emotional. They then answered questions to test their knowledge on the […]

  • #AntiBullyingWeek How Serious is Bullying?

    Year 4 have spent some time this morning discussing various scenarios, and trying to decide if any type of bullying is more serious than another. It was a hard task as, ultimately, any type of bullying is serious and can have serious consequences and impacts on everyone. They were incredibly mature in their discussions, and […]

  • Teaching Nursery about teeth brushing!

    This morning Reception pupils had a lot of fun teaching nursery pupils all about how to brush their teeth! Reception pupils taught the nursery two songs about teeth brushing as well as showing them the equipment that they use. They also gave step by step instructions and used picture cards. Da iawn Reception!

  • Year 5 Bronze Ambassadors

    Today 2 Year 5 Bronze Ambassadors have recieved training to help further develop sport and a healthy lifestyle at Pontlliw.

  • Fabulous Fireworks!

    The reception children enjoyed pretending to be fireworks during their P.E lesson. They twirled, jumped and spun to music. Then they took it in turns to put on their very own firework display. Amazing! Well done.

  • Llongyfarchiadau sêr y wythnos! 🌟

    Congratulations to our Stars of the Week!

  • Fantastic Fireworks!

    The Year 2s have had a very busy week! They have completed lots of exciting activities as part of the ‘Glitter and Glow’ topic. The children have been focusing on learning about fireworks celebrations. They have completed lots of tasks, including: * learning about the firework safety code and creating their own safety posters * […]

  • Making Poo! 💩

    We recreated the human digestive system in Year 5 today! Children used scissors as teeth, water as saliva, gravy browning as stomach enzymes, and tights as an intestine! The children recreated the process and could see how nutrients leave the intestine into the body to be used, while the waste gets processed through the intestine […]

  • Llongyfarchiadau sêr y wythnos! 🌟

    Congratulations to our stars of the week

  • Baking Blackberry Tarts

    At the start of term, some of the Year 2 children said they would like to make blackberry tarts, and to taste blackberries. So today, we did just that! The children have worked brilliantly this half term, and are looking forward to taking home a delicious treat to start their half term holiday.

  • Making Chocolate Apples

    The Year 2s made some delicious chocolatey treats this week. They applied their reading skills well, and were able to read and follow instructions for how to make chocolate apples.

  • Fire and Marshmallows.

    We’ve had an awesome day and have finished on a high by sharing our greatest achievements this week and our most memorable moment. We are currently getting ready for ‘Borfa House’ has talent (photos to follow)

  • Abseiling and Rock Climbing (Group 2)

    Amazing opportunities and experiences, we even saw a seal.

  • Abseiling and Rock Climbing (Group 1)

    Yet another successful day at Borfa House.

  • Outdoor Adventures!

    The nursery children have had a busy morning in the outdoor nature area. They played musical instruments and sang songs, and they decided they wanted to use a Santa blanket to make a den! After all that excitement we all sat down and had some tasty, warm vegetable soup and a bread roll. Delicious!  

  • Learning to wash our hands!

    Reception had lots of fun today learning about how to wash their hands! Pupils were taught all about germs through fun stories and we even saw how germs could be passed on through looking at the spreading of green glitter!

  • Day 2 Borfa House

    We are off on our travels. We’ve had a full cooked breakfast, cereal, fruit and yogurt. Today we are rock hopping and orienteeting.

  • Day 1 – Afternoon beach combing

    Year 6 enjoyed a first afternoon exploring the beach. They made ochre face paint and got to create designs on each other’s faces (even the teachers didn’t get away from the fun!) After that they visited the salt house, and learnt all about the smugglers who used to wreck ships using false lighthouses. On their […]

  • Mae hi’n amser cinio

    We have had lunch and are now getting ready to head to the beach. (I won’t upload every hour normally, but as we are still at the centre and have wifi, I’m making the most of it -lol)

  • Lights, Camera, Action 🎬🎥🎞

    If you have been tuned in to ITV this weekend, then you are likely to have seen the BT advert featuring Pontlliw Primary School collaborating with a school in London to code a robotic arm. We are extremely proud to have been a part of this fascinating project. The children could be seen before iconic […]

  • Halloween Disco 2019 🎃👻

    A huge thank you to our wonderful P.T.A. for organising another very successful Halloween Disco. The children looked great in their costumes and enjoyed the music from our resident DJ and got to try halloween activities and tattoos throughout the evening. Thank you for bringing your children out in this awful weather to help raise […]

  • Super Food Sorting

    As part of our topic ‘Glitter and Glow’, the Year 2s have started to learn about Harvest. This week, the boys and girls used Venn and Carroll diagrams to sort various items of food. They enjoyed learning the names of lots of foods in Welsh, and worked together to decide where the food should go. […]

  • Year 2 Diwali Dance!

    This week Year 2 have been learning about a special festival called Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights. Their dance lesson this week was based on this. They responded to music, making movements like they were preparing for the special event. During the dance they pretended they were cooking a special meal, cleaning the house, […]

  • Sêr yr Wythnos 🌟

    Llongyfarchiadau to our stars of the week!

  • Year 1 Superhero P.E

    Year 1 have enjoyed taking part in some Superhero activities as part of their P.E lesson today. We started off with some Captain America warm up games (some which were led by the children). We then played a Heroes and Villians tag game before cooling down with some superhero posed yoga! They were fantastic.

  • Reception Enjoy Keeping Fit!

    The reception children thoroughly enjoyed their P.E session today.

  • Learning about our bodies!

    Reception have really enjoyed learning all about the human skeleton this week and the different parts of the body! They particularly enjoyed creating their own skeletons.

  • Crazy for Kahoot

    Our Criw Cymraeg love Kahoot and are developing their Welsh vocabulary in order to assist the school in improving their use of the Welsh language.

  • Learning outdoors!

    Reception have had a fantastic time going on an outdoor letter hunt and learning to group objects using outdoor resources!

  • Healthy Heroes

    Our Healthy Heroes had a busy meeting this week. As groups, they discussed what they feel we should focus on this year. They also planned how to take part in a competition to design a mascot for a Swansea Bay Health Charity. Finally, the Year 6 children had to decide between them which events they […]

  • Handy hands

    As part of our handwriting session, we have also been developing our fine motor skills. We have been capturing and rescuing the superheroes by threading/unthreading them. We also used our superhero lego to practise fine manipulation skills.

  • Having Fun In P.E

    We practised our jumping skills today. Just look at how good we are!

  • Sêr y Wythnos 🌟

    Congratulations to our Stars of the Week!

  • Outdoor Owl Collages

    This week the Year 2 children enjoyed using natural materials to create owl collages, based on our book of the week ‘Owl Babies’. I think you’ll agree that the finished collages look fantastic, and the children showed super collaboration skills whilst working together on their creations.

  • P.C. Parry and Anti-Social Behaviour 👮‍♀️

    Year 5 have had a lovely treat this morning. P.C Parry came in to class and talked to us about Anti-Social behaviour. We learned what this phrase means and the different types of behaviour that is unacceptable. We also found out what we should do if we see anti-social behaviour in order for us to […]

  • Nursery’s Listening Walk

    The nursery children went on a listening walk today. They especially enjoyed walking around the nature area, where they heard birds singing and the leaves on the trees rustling in the wind.

  • Reception’s Musical Marching Band

    Lovely music was heard coming from the school yard today. It was the reception musical marching band. They sounded fabulous!

  • Balance Bikes

    The nursery children have been busy practising their balancing skills and today they progressed to the balance bikes. Just look at how clever they are!

  • We love to dance!

    The reception children enjoyed dancing in their P.E session today. They showed some amazing dance moves. Well done!

  • Year 2 Football Skills

    Year 2 have been busy developing their football skills. They practiced passing and dribbling before moving on to mini team games. Ardderchog!