This afternoon the whole school was presented with our Bronze siarter iaith for achievements in the Welsh language. The children and staff are extremely proud of all we have achieved during our journey to receiving the award.
In September we will begin our journey to achieving the Silver Award 🥈 to raise standards in the welsh language further.
Year 4 were visited today by PC Parry to learn about staying safe. They discussed what the terms friend and foe meant, situations where they may be safe or unsafe, and how to make decisions about strangers. The phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover” was reinforced when thinking about what people are like when we first meet them. The class fully engaged with the session and shared some excellent ideas. (They even got to teach PC Parry a bit of Welsh, too!)
30 businesses across three Welsh towns – Pwllheli, Swansea and Cowbridge – have placed a sticker featuring the Siarter Iaith mascots, Seren a Sbarc, in their windows. From Monday 30th April until Monday 7th May, we are asking primary school children and their families to seek out these stickers, take a photograph of one or more and share, along with the #SiarterIaith hashtag and their details, via the Cymraeg Facebook and Instragram pages, on Twitter @Cymraeg, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, along with their details and where the stickers were found.
Each entry will go into a final draw where a name will be selected at random. The winner wins their choice of family break kindly provided by Yr Urdd – two nights away at Glan-llyn outdoor activity centre in Bala or Llangrannog activity centre. One child from each town will also receive a runner up prize.
Year 1 have been using the Ipad and green screen in school this week to create their own weather forecast videos in Welsh. Here are some snapshots of their fantastic creations, da iawn! Continue reading →
The nursery children have been celebrating St David’s Day today. They learned all about St David, make a lovely daffodil collage and even tasted some Welsh cakes. They dressed up in their Welsh costumes and rugby jerseys and sang a Welsh song in the school Eisteddfod. Don’t they look smart in their costumes!
In preparation for our Eisteddfod, Year 1 have been learning about the story of Jac Abertawe, the dog who saved lots of people from the sea in Swansea. The children did some fantastic writing where they rewrote the story in their own words. I am so impressed with how much their writing has progressed and they are are so enthusiastic. Ardderchog!