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Local Giving for local Children

By Rob Jones has assisted over 3000 children across 20 schools and the aim to enhance well-being is at the core of this non-profit group. Please help World of Words fundraise for their appeal, Funding The Future on @Localgiving. They require £1,500 to reach their target and you can claim Gift Aid as well! […]

The WOW Way

By Rob Jones It has been a great start back to 2021 school sessions for i.e. World of Words. The children’s literacy and well-being project has regained residencies in Ton Pentre Junior School and Cwmclydach Primary School and other schools are welcome to join with WOW. The online guests in recent months include acclaimed […]

World of Words outdoors

By Rob Jones World of Words has offered literacy and well-being services at 20 schools plus libraries plus community centres and facilities but there has also been the chance to deliver outdoor storytelling sessions. If you are interested in taking on board a WOW experience, please get in touch via or email

Art from a legend

Sion Tomos Owen is a LEGEND! This famous Rhondda son displayed his affable nature and artistic nous via an online session for the year 5 children of Ton Pentre Junior School. Another World of Words organised event proved to be a victory and the children loved the event with one 10 year old lad stating […]

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 […]