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A busy decade for World of Words

by Rob Jones (World of Words fundraiser, tutor and administrator) World of Words (WOW) has held literacy and well-being sessions at 20 schools (19 in RCT and one in Cardiff). Over the last several years that has regularly involved: Ton Pentre Juniors, Cwmclydach Primary and Parc Primary. The work of WOW has also spread into […]

Zoom in the room

World of Words has delivered one to one house visits offering literacy to primary school level children and also going out into the community to deliver adult literacy sessions. We are looking into Zoom sessions to bolster current needs. If there is enough interest that can become a possibility. Please let us know if you […]

Be Co-operative and help World of Words

by Rob Jones The Co-operative Community helps local causes. Anyone with a Co-operative membership card can assist a local good cause. Non-profit social enterprise is one such altruistic concern that helps children and adults with literacy and well-being. The beneficiaries across RCT are heading towards 3,000 people of a variety of ages from 5 […]

Jen the Gem

It was many thanks to acclaimed author Jenny Sullivan, for her online presentation. Jenny kindly offered her time to – who in turn engaged Ton Pentre Junior School. A year 5 class were full of probing questions and Jenny was extremely entertaining. The fact that the link up brought together Jenny in France with […]

2019/2020 World of Words review.

by Rob Jones (World of Words Tutor) NB The photograph is Rhonmdda Tunnel Society Chairman Steve Mackey World of Words i.e. (WOW) is a bespoke language, literacy, and well-being programme that visits several schools for daytime sessions and an after-school club. The classes across eleven years have been extremely fruitful and our project has […]

Skydive hero

by Rob Jones Five years ago, in August 2015 the altruistic Paul Stevens lost 2 and a half stones in order to attempt a skydive and raise funds for World of Words. Paul went through a number of challenges to complete the challenge and on the day a huge crowd of well-wishers travelled from the […] has helped 28... has helped 2800 plus kids across 20 schools over nearly a decade. The organisation celebrated its 9th birthday on July 12 and is now looking to the future. These are challenging times as many children have missed out valuable months of their education and will need to catch up. World of Words can help […]

Library Chapter

One of the spin-off successes that World of Words has recorded is the Cultural Chapter project in conjunction with the Rhondda Housing Association. WOW has organised the venue, hosted, and brought in a range of guest performers and speakers. The sessions have been open to all and on alternative Tuesdays, a range of folk have […]