23rd June 2020

Pontville School Invests in Innovative Technology

As part of our continuous efforts to ensure the safety and wellbeing of children, young people and staff, thermal imaging cameras have now been installed across our schools. The thermal imaging camera is a unique, unobtrusive and safe way to protect pupils and staff from the coronavirus. The camera can be monitored from an iPad…

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12th June 2020

Pontville Blog 130: Water Station Invention

Forest School Teacher, Mal Moore from Pontville School has been busy designing and building a solar and USB powered water station for pupils and staff. Made from scraps, the invention is fondly named Atla, a Norse goddess of water, and will allow everyone to sanitise their hands throughout the school day. Mal has now challenged…

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29th May 2020

Pontville School Blog 129: Pupils Help Local Community

Pupil Matthew from Pontville School has been helping his family deliver grocery shopping and prescriptions to vulnerable and elderly residents in their local community. Matthew teamed up with his parents and sister to safely deliver items using face shields and gloves made and supplied by Autumn’s family, another pupil from Pontville and her family who…

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20th May 2020

Pontville School Blog 128: Walk Of Victory Inspired By Colonel Tom

Pupils from Class 4A and 4B from Pontville School recently celebrated VE Day by taking inspiration from Colonel Tom Moore’s recent walk of fame by completing their own walk of victory. They also took the opportunity to appreciate Tom’s fantastic efforts and were proud to honor him. Pupil, Tom from 4B commented: The enthusiasm was…

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14th May 2020

Pontville School Blog 127: Pupils Carve Out Their Future Careers

Pupils and staff from Pontville School celebrated the creative talents and achievements of two pupils who were recognised for their work by the BBC and an American publisher. Pupil, Charlie entered a Radio 2 short story-writing competition and was delighted to learn that from 135,000 entries his story got down to the last 5000.  He was also…

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1st May 2020

Pontville School Blog 126: Pupils Celebrate Nation’s Heroes

Pupils from Pontville School recently worked together with Occupational Therapists, Claire Lammas and Sophie Brummell to create some colourful pieces of art to celebrate Colonel Tom Moore 100th birthday. Colonel Tom hit the headlines recently as he walked 100 lengths of his back garden to raise money for the NHS Trust heroes, raising more than £30 million by his…

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17th April 2020

Pontville School Blog 125: Wizarding World Comes To Life

Pupils and staff from Pontville School recently hosted a Harry Potter themed afternoon where they dressed up as their favourite characters from the wizarding world. To add to the magic, the school’s hall was transformed into Hogwarts – the perfect backdrop for the event. The room was full to the brim with activities, from pupils being sorted into one…

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6th April 2020

Pontville School Blog 124: Pupils Present Colourful Displays

Pupils and staff from Pontville School have been working together (while adhering to social distancing rules) to create art displays around the school. The colourful creations are a sign that conveys a message of solidarity and hope to the local community. To add their mark, pupils also added messages including ‘Keep Safe and Keep Smiling’. Deputy Head…

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15th March 2020

Pontville School Blog 123: Team Pontville Score Again And Again

Our team of bloggers from Pontville School share with us great achievements from their new look football team who took part in pre season matches in Autumn 2019. Oliver made a return as central midfielder and Michael and Jace made their debuts. Hugh was the newly appointed team captain who led the team for the…

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15th March 2020

Pontville School Blog 122: Fantastic Forest School Assessed By NAS

As part of Pontville School’s National Autistic Society’s (NAS) membership, the school’s forest and farm areas were assessed by an advisor from NAS. As part of the assessment, key areas were assessed and findings were shared in a report. The report was in praise of staff and the progress pupils make. The report noted: The…

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