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At last it’s here!!

Eid Mubarak to all our Muslim parents, children and friends ⭐️ ✨ 🌙 💛 

Ramadan Wishes

To all our Muslim parents, pupils and staff: wishing you a happy and peaceful Ramadan. 🕌 🌙😌

👩🏻‍🏫 Ms Ratcliffe is now supporting EAL  pupils in Y4. If you wish to contact her with any queries regarding your EAL child please contact Ms Ratcliffe on 


 It’s World Book Day 2021!! 📚 

Three things you can do with your child for world book day. 😀

1) Read and enjoy a book with them. 

2) Join your local library.😀

3) Read books to or with your children in your home language.

There is a selection of bilingual books in our school library or you can borrow a wider selection of bilingual books from Swansea Library. 

How well do you know the country you live in? 
Take the ‘Wales Quiz’ to find out. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 

Happy New Year of the Ox to all our Chinese pupils and parents ⛩🧧🏮😌 

Please note:

From this week I will be posting resources to support Y5/Y6 EAL children in their literacy work, on the pupils’ EAL page.  Resources are provided for beginners to confident learners.


If you have any questions about how to support your child during this period or are looking for practice of basic skills, please do email me at


kind regards,

Ms Ratcliffe


Literacy resources to support Y5/6 EAL pupils  in main stream literacy.  âœď¸ 📖 


Thursday 21st January Lesson

Beginners - Using the senses to describe

Early learners- Using the senses to describe

Developing confidence- Using the senses to describe

Confident learners- Using the senses to describe

Tuesday 19th January Lesson

Beginners - Adjectives and nouns

Early learners - adjectives and nouns

Developing confidence- adjectives and nouns

Confident learners - adjectives and nouns

Thursday 14th January lesson

Beginners- punctuation

Early learners- punctuation

Developing confidence/confident learners- punctuation

Happy New Year from Ms Ratcliffe ☺️

Your EAL teacher at Waun Wen Primary 🌟💫

When in doubt - get your children to read online!  đŸ“šđŸ˜Œ
Try this. 📚