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World of Words (WOW) is a NACE approved non-profit well-being project that uses literacy and language to build confidence and self-esteem from primary school children upwards. WOW has partnered 20 schools and helped over 3500 children.

Woollywumpkins for World of Words

by Rob Jones It was a huge thanks to Michelle Lewis of Woollywumpkins ( for coming in to Cwmclydach Primary School to work with World of Words – WOW children (i.e. This kind lady made a visit to teach hand-knitting skills and the session flew by as the crowd were absorbed by her guidance […]

Super Cooper for World of Words

By Rob Jones Welsh international athlete Lauren Cooper was the World of Words guest of honour at Cwmclydach Primary School. Lauren voluntarily travelled over from Blackwood to speak with an attentive and inquisitive gathering of years 4, 5 and 6. The afternoon was a huge hit with the children in fine fettle and a series […]

Author Claire visits WOW

by Rob Jones An amazing afternoon for World Of Words at Cwmclydach Primary School. The afternoon began with author Claire Fayers travelling from Gilwern, near Abergavenny to Mid Rhondda to speak to the children of years 4, 5 and 6 at the Wern Street school. Claire entertained the youngsters with her own writings and also […]

Acclaimed author visits World of Words

by Rob Jones It was guest number 40 that World of Words has introduced to [Ton Pentre Junior School and the majority of those have been in relatively recent times of our 13 years working at this caring, sharing educational base. Our esteemed visitors were talented wordsmith Claire Fayers ( and it was a quick return […]

WOW welcomes Sion Tomos Owen

By Rob Jones RCT children’s literacy and well-being project World of Words has made a valuable bond with Sion Tomos Owen. To be in the orbit of a legend is indeed a pleasure and WOW asked their long term pal to pop up to Clydach Vale! This talented guy responded to a call and a chance […]

Storyville Books journey to World of Wor...

by Rob Jones World of Words – WOW i.e. welcomed Jayne Coleman from Storyville Books in Pontypridd for an afternoon of literacy, learning and laughter at Ton Pentre Junior School. Jayne along with Rob from WOW promoted the values of reading and the benefits of applying oneself to a world of words. Jayne even brought […]

Video Storytelling at World of Words

by Rob Jones It is many thanks to Daniel Townsend of Settled It Cymru for answering the call from World of Words (WOW). Bless this good guy for coming into Ton Pentre Junior School and leading a session of learning and laughter. From a blank canvas the two classes of Year 6 worked in groups, […]

Transport for Wales visits WOW

by Rob Jones Lee Barrett is a former pupil of Cwmclydach Primary School and via an invite from World of Words – WOW he returned to his former juniors. Lee chatted about his career as a train driver which has then led to him becoming an instructor and manager within Transport For Wales. The presentation was […]