Archive for September 27th, 2011
More Able And Talented Young Writer’s Day For Vale Of Glamorgan Welsh Cluster Schools at Ysgol Iolo Morganwg
Diwrnod Ysgrifenwyr Ifanc Mwy Abl A Thalentog Ysgolion Clwstwr Cymraeg Bro Morganwg
Excitement and apprehension mix together as the children, from the six different Welsh schools finally enter the classroom. Tim Rylands is waiting for them, smiling brightly in welcome before plunging straight in to introduce himself in a loud funny voice that immediately caught everyone’s attention.
He then introduces Sarah his assistant and her monstrous black camera. This piece of equipment is fondly joked about as an “unfortunate nose” and we should just try to ignore it, “as Sarah might feel sensitive”.
Children and adults alike laugh at this albeit a little uncomfortably thus getting the response he obviously wanted as it makes the children relax like he did with the teachers on the INSET session the previous day. He’s funny and warm and the children respond immediately and are already unaware of the camera that will be following them all day!. (And Sarah is also far from ugly either!) Continue Reading
The second day, 27th of September will be held at Ysgol Iolo Morganwg, Cowbridge with a group of 28 children and staff from each of the cluster schools. And, oh!, what experimental fun we had! More to follow on the digital and analogue inventiveness from this group of creative children and adults. Continue Reading