Croeso i Ddosbarth Lliwedd!

Teacher- Mr Gareth Lloyd
Teaching Assistants – Mrs Zoe Morris & Mr Sean Donnellan

We are a Resource Base providing individualised positive support strategies for pupils across the county with social and emotional difficulties within the Foundation Phase curriculum. We work with the pupils, mainstream schools, families and outside agencies to support pupils in ultimately successfully transitioning back to their mainstream school.

The pupils follow a structured routine throughout the day. Morning focus tasks consist of the PATHS curriculum, intense literacy and numeracy activities in line with the Foundation Phase curriculum. Our learning is tailored to each pupils individual stage of development. We feel strongly about holistic learning opportunities that develop pupils self-esteem. Throughout the week our learning in the afternoon is based around physical activity, cooking and life skills, problem solving and visiting the local area.

Our topics are based upon traditional tales and with each new story, the children experience it in real life! We visit the woods every Monday where we develop life skills and activities themed around our story. The children over-learn the language patterns, begin to write sections of the story, explore art themes and local landmarks. At the end of each story we have a celebration of our learning.

In the last half term we enjoyed exploring ‘We’re Going On a Bear Hunt’ and all the great learning experiences to be had from the story. We began to invent new stories after exploring areas in Conwy.

This half term we are looking forward to starting two new topics on People Who Helps Us in our community and then Goldilocks! Lots of great activities planned for cooking, outdoor learning and helping in the community.

fford dyffryn school with mountains in the background and a playground in the foreground