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TV Terry for WOW

It was another coup for WORLD OF WORDS today as we arranged for TV and radio gardening personality Terry Walton to speak online to a couple of classes at the top end of Ton Pentre Junior School. Terry was first class and scored a success with his erudite expertise and enterprise. In return the children […]

Faye photographs

World of Words has welcomed many celebrated visitors at its partner schools. Acclaimed photographer Faye Chamberlain has worked with the Football Association of Wales and via this project before the pandemic she came along to pay us a trip and show us an array of pictures that she had taken. Once again her presence went […]

What Happens? Who Wins?

What Happens?  Who Wins?

Chapter One Penyrefail Boys Club and Tonygraig Boys Club have always been rivals on the football field. Whatever age groups played each other it was a special match when these two teams met on a soccer pitch. Whoever won had an extra slice of pleasure! Happy days! Chapter Two This season the under 12’s of […]

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 Rhondda 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 […]