Pontybrenin Primary School Year Book 2011 - 2012“To happily learn together in a fair and caring school community, achieving our best at all times”.
A word from your Head Teacher This book has been designed with the intention that all your lovely memories of your primary school days will be recorded for you to treasure in the future. You won’t realise it now but when you grow up into adults these photos will be very handy to embarrass your friends on their wedding days!! Many special moments have been captured throughout the years you have been learning in Pontybrenin Primary School and I have been proud to know you for the last three years and to see you grow up as happy, confident learners who have shown a genuine interest in caring for all your friends and working hard. I have had many funny and memorable times with you allMr P.S. Williams during the last three years – and you have been a credit toHead Teacher your teachers as a year 6 cohort. I am expecting to hear great things in the future! I wish you all the very best when you move on to comprehensive school and remember that every single one of you have a talent to show off to the world. Believe in yourself, work hard and always look on the bright side of life because you all have much to offer. We have one last experience left for you – The end of year 6 Summer show!!! I know Miss Jones, Mrs Rowe, Mr Bannister have a “Beetles” theme and script that will have you mums and dads dancing in the isles of Penyrheol Theatre!! Always remember if any of you get famous – it all started at Pontybrenin Primary School!! It has been a pleasure being the headteacher of such energetic and lovely children. u ck!!” “Good L
A word from your Class Teachers Well Year 6, it’s that time of year again! Time for you to leave us here at Pontybrenin and spread your wings. I have many special and funny memories of you all! Having had the pleasure of teaching many of you twice, I feel that as you leave Pontybrenin, I have been able to see you grow and mature into responsible children. It has been fantastic to be part of your learning journey! I really feel that some of you have learnt a lot about your own personalities and how to respect others around you. You are a great class of children and I will miss you very much. Remember that life is what you make it and nothing is ever out of reach ifMrs Rowe, Miss Jones & you work hard enough! Reach for the stars andMiss Dolecki always rise to a challenge! You have made meYear 6 Teachers laugh and smile so many times!! We wish you all the best for your future! Don’t forget to comeback and visit us!!Love Miss Jones & Miss DoleckiYear 6 as it is time for you to leave us here at Pontybrenin my one wishis that as you begin this new venture in your school career you treasureand enjoy every moment of it, remembering always to give your best to beyour best. I have had the pleasure of teaching you all in year three andnow again in year 6 and I will always treasure the memories that I haveof you all. As the years have passed I have watched you grow intomature, capable and trustworthy individuals whom I am incredibly proudof. Always remember your ambition can take you places believe in yourselfbecause I always have and always will believe in you. I’ll miss you alldearly and the laughter we have shared. I wish you every success incomprehensive, come back and visit us!Love Mrs Rowe
The Final Year - Year 6 Sammie John My favorite memory in year 6 was when I went to Margam Park for a residential trip. My funniest memory was when I slipped really far across the stage, I was flying! My best friends are Loren, Ffion S, Heaven, Nicole and Thomas.Liam Joshua CresdeeMy favorite memory is when we went toMargam Park and I tooth pasted Tomsface and I was wrestling with his legs.My funniest moment was when me andJason F did the mud challenge and gotstuck! My best friends are Jason F,Haydn ,Tom, Cerys J, and Abby T. Ffion Summers My favorite memory is Margam Park. My funniest memory is when Sammie and Laura tied me to a pole with a skipping rope and left me there! Sammie knew how to undo it but she didn’t bother! My BFFS Nicole, Sammie and Loren.
Thomas Leigh Carmichael My favorite memory is when we went to Margam park and Liam put toothpaste on my face twice! My funniest moment was when I fell off the bunk bed and was just laughing on the floor. My best friends are Ryan, Jack, Rhys, Haydn and Jordan.Abby ThomasMy favorite memory was Margam Park.My funniest moment was when I spilt adrink over Joseph L and Mrs Thomasthought I chucked it at him! My friendsare Laura, Eve, Kacey, Bethan, Danielle,Caitlin, Hannah, Tamzin, Danielle Price,Dominic and Iwan. Ryan Smith My favorite memory is Margam Park when I slipped in the river and got soaking wet!! My funniest memory was when I was running on the adventure playground and I tripped and went flying. My best friends are Jacob, Matthew, Morgan, Tom, Dom, Iwan, Callum and Rhys.
Laura Jayne Davies My favorite memory was when we went to Margam. My funniest moment was when Abbie Davies said in her sleep, “Get those hobos out of my restaurant!’’ My best friends are, Abby Thomas, Danielle Price, Heaven, Nicole, Ffion, Eve, Iwan and Dom.Jason FeringaMy favorite memory is when we went toMargam Park, Tom was sleeping and his armfell through the gap and I jumped out ofmy bed because I was scared. My funniestmoment was when Thomas got tooth pasteon his face and we were trying to sleep buthe was making noises in his SLEEP! My bestfriends are Liam , Tom, Haydn , Jack andRhys. Loren Nicole Samuel My favorite memory is when Cerys drew a moustache on my face. My funniest memory is when Sammie went flying across the stage. My best friends are Cerys, Sammie, Ffion, Bethan and my sister’s friend Nicole.
Iwan John My favorite moment was in Margam, in the mud challenge I asked Dominic to help me up but he fell and pulled me down with him. My funniest moment was when Sam Griffiths drew on his face in year 3/4 and Mr. Gillette said “What are you doing?” and Sam replied “I wanted a tattoo on my face!" My best friends are Dominic, Rhys, Callum, Abby, Tom and Ryan. JDanielle PriceMy favorite memory is when we went tothe enterprise trip. My funniest momentis when me, Loren and Laura were on thebark and spinning around, we all fell overbecause we were dizzy. My best friendsare Loren, Laura, Abby and Heaven. Rhys Isaac Jones My favorite memory is when we went to Margam and my waterproof trousers fell off in the mud. My funniest moment was in Llangrannog when Jordan went out to bobby knock someone with a sleeping bag case over his head and when came back he walked into the wall. My best friends are Haydn, Iwan, Dom, Ryan, Jason F and Callum.
Danielle Griffiths My favorite memory is when I went to Margam Park. My funniest memory is when my welly came off in the mud challenge in Margam Park!!!!! My best friends are Kacey, Bethan, Eve, Tamzin, Abby, Caitlin and Hannah.Dominic WatersMy favorite memory is Y6 school trip inMargam, when we did the river walk and gotabsolutely filthy with mud. I fell over andpulled Iwan down with me. My funniestmoment was in Y3/4 when Sam Griffithsdrew on his face Mr Gillette said to Sam“What are you doing?” Sam replied “Iwanted to tattoo my face!.” My best friendsare Iwan, Rhys J, Haydn, Jason F, and Abby. Tamzin Thomas My favorite memory was this year’s residential trip to Margam Park. My funniest moment was in dinner hall when me Caitlin and Hannah were having a really funny conversation! My best friends are Hannah, Caitlin, Danielle, Abby, Eve, Kacey and Bethan
Callum Davies My favorite memory was when me, Matthew, Morgan and Iwan always used to do funny shows. My funniest moment was when we went to Margam when we did the mud challenge and Mr. Roe pushed me in and he said that I fell. My best friends are Matthew, Morgan, Iwan, Jacob and Joel.Bethan TurnerMy favorite memory was Margam Park . Myfunniest moment was when Joel’s welliescome off in the mud and his feet got stinking!And when Me, Kacey and Tamzin fell off ourseats because I was leaning to talk toMorgan! My best friends are Kacey, Danielle,Eve, Abby.T, Tamzin, Caitlin and Hannah!!!! Haydn Davies My favorite moment was in Margam when Iwan said “Can anyone shuffle these?” so I said. “I will” but it turned out to be 535 cards! My best friends are Rhys, Jason, Tom, Dominic and Callum.
Eve Annabelle Davies My favorite memory was when we went on our residential trip to Margam! My funniest moment was when we were in Margam and me and Danielle were partners and we were in the mud and Danielle’s wellie came off in the mud! My best friends are Danielle G, Bethan, Kacey, Tamzin, Caitlin C, Abby T, Laura D and Hannah Mclean.Jason Ioan SangerMy favorite memory is my first day inPontybrenin because every one was sonice, kind and helpful. My funniestmoment is when I told a joke to the classon red nose day. My best friends areJosh, Jack, Spencer, Ryan S, Sean,Joseph W, Jacob, Jordon, Thomas andMatthew. Cerys Jones My favorite memory is when we went to Sketty Hall and we met lots of other children and took part in lots of games. We had lots of fun. My funniest moment was when Tamzin threw her pencil across the classroom and it hit Bethan on her arm. My best friends are Nicole, Caitlin, Tamzin, Kacey and Eve.
Jack Rees My favorite memory is when we went to Margam Park and Liam put toothpaste on Tom’s face. My funniest moment was when I spilt my drink on myself and looked like I wet myself. My best friends are Tom, Ryan, Dominic, Jason F, Liam, Jason S, Ashley and Rhys.Nicole DonaldsonMy favourite subjects are Art, Maths andWelsh. My best friends are Kirsten, Ffion S,Sammie, Heaven and Plenty more! My favouritememory was when I got one of the main partsin the year 6 leaver’s play. My funniest momentwas when Mr Roe pushed me and Ffion in to themud in Margam! I will miss all the stories MrWilliams talks about, the costumes he dressesup in and Merial’s cooking! Joshua Morgan My funniest moment is in Margam was when me Jordan and Jason were playing tag in our room. My favorite memory is when we had a campfire. My friends are Jack, Tom, Callum, Matthew, Morgan, Ryan, Jason S, Jason F, Haydn, Dominic and Iwan .
Heaven - Leigh Jones My favourite subjects are Art and English. My best friends are Abbie, Oliver, Nicole, Kirsten, and Ffion. My favourite memory was when me, Abbie and Oliver made a den in the nature reserve. My funniest moment was when Abbie fell into the sea head first. I will miss the teachers and the dinner ladies!!!Sean RamseyMy favourite subjects PE and English. My bestfriends are Joel, Joseph, Joseph, Luke andJacob. My favourite memory was when inPendine when we all went into the dark tunnelbut sadly Luke hit his eye/head on the metalpole. My funniest moment is when Mr. Ivorcame in and he was dancing but he failed badlyand I was laughing a lot. I would miss myfriends if they are not in my form. Kirsten Louise Thomas My favourite subjects are Maths and Art. My best friends are Heaven, Nicole, Sammie, Ffion, Abbie and plenty more. My favourite memory was when me and Caitlin got stuck in the mud at Margam. My funniest moment was when me and Caitlin jumped in the mud in Margam and fell. I will miss everyone in the school and Mr Williams dressing up in funny costumes and Merial’s cooking!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Joseph Williams My favourite subjects are PE, Maths and Art. My best friends are Sean, Jacob, Joseph L, Jordan, Spencer and Mathew. My favourite memory I remember was when we went to Llangrannog. The funniest moment was when Sean slipped on the grass. I will miss Mrs Rowe, all the teachers and my friends.Abbie DaviesMy favourite subject is art because it’s funand messy. My best friends are Oliver, Heaven,Nicole and Kirstin. My favourite memory waswhen I fell in to the sea and lost all my moneyit was cool!!!!!!!!! The funniest moment Iremember is when I went to a football matchand I opened the fire door and the alarm wentoff and I ran back to the match. Oliver Nancarrow My favourite subject is Art because it’s fun. My best friends are Abbie, Heaven, Jordan, Luke, Joel. My favourite memory is when Abbie fell head first in the sea and lost £50! The funniest memory I remember, was when Abbie tried to jump across the ditch and fell in and her shoes were covered in mud. I will miss everything.
Joel Francis My favourite subjects are English, P.E and Art. My best friends are Sean, Luke, Jacob, and Joseph Lisk. My favourite memory was when Sean slipped on the grass and everyone was laughing. The funniest moment as when Luke fell off the bed in Margam. I will miss all the teachers and all my friends left at Pontybrenin.Joseph LiskMy favourite subjects are Maths and English.My best friends are Joel, Sean, Jacob,Joseph and Luke. My favourite memory waswhen we won the Swansea Junior League cup.The funniest moment I remember was whenin Margam, on the top bunk; I did abackwards roly-poly off the bed and landedon my feet! I will miss the school football andrugby team. Jacob Llewellyn My favourite subjects are English, Geography and PE. My best friends are Sean, Luke, Joseph W, Joel, and Lisky. My favourite memory is when we went to the Elba and played in a football tournament and won the tournament! The funniest moment was when Luke fell off the bed in Margam. I will miss the school football team.
Ashley Golding My favourite subject is Art. My best friends are Jordan, Jonathon and Spencer. My favourite memory is Llangrannog, when I pushed Jordan off the high ropes and Jordan had a big wedgie! The funniest memory I remember is when Jordan and Spencer made me look funny. I will miss my friends and teachers.Luke GoddardMy favourite subjects are PE andTechnology. My best friends are Jacob,Joseph L, Joseph W, Joel and Sean. Myfavourite memory was when I fell off thebed in Margam and slit my nose. Thefunniest moment was when I run over myown foot with the quad in Llangrannog. Iwill miss Pontybrenin because everyone inthe school is nice. I will miss the footballteam. Spencer Harry Type My favourite subject is Art. My best friends are Jordan, Joseph W and Jason S. My memory is when we went to Llangrannog. My favourite memory was when I brought my Blue Peter badge in. My funniest moment I remember was when we had a pillow fight in Pendine! I will miss break times.
Kacey Thornhill My memories, all my residential trips. Yr 4 which was Pendine, Yr 5 which was Llangrannog and my best one Yr 6, which was Margam! My funniest moment was in Margam when Eve went to get up from her bunk, which was the bottom and she wacked her head full pelt on the corner of the bed. Me, Danielle and Bethan were laughing our heads off! Then Bethan went to do an impression of Eve and knocked the ladder off the bed! It was really loud. Mr Rowe came in and we all paused and tried not to laugh, but I failed! My best friends are, Bethan, Tamzin, Eve,Danielle, Abby.T, Caitlin and Hannah.Morgan JamesMy favorite memory is in Margam Park, the adventurewalk in Y6. We had to crawl under a bridge with waterunderneath it and all of us were very wet and verycold. My funniest moment was when we were in Y6Margam Park. After we had our food me and Matthewgave Tamzin the cleaning job to clean the table andTamzin squeezed the towel and all the water and thesoap went all over the table and me Matthew and Joelwere laughing our heads off! My best friends are ,Joel, Luke, Matthew, Joseph L, Jacob, Callum ,Joseph W, Jason S and Jason F. Jordan Green My favourite subject is Art. My best friends are Spencer, Ashley, Adam, Sean, Thomas, Joseph L and Josh. My favourite memory was when we went to Llangrannog and Ashley went on the high ropes and pushed me and I had a bad wedgie! My funniest moment was in Llangrannog and we had a pillow fight. I will miss the teachers!
Matthew Hanford My favorite memory was in Margam Park when we were in year 6 and we did the river walk. I had to crawl under the bridge, I was soaking and very very cold and we all had to pretend that there was a troll under the bridge. My funniest moment was when we went to Margam and we give Tamzin the job to clean the tables, she rinsed all the water over my seat and the table. So then I did it back to her and she sat in it and her bottom was soaking! My best friends are Morgan, Callum, Jason F, Lisky, Joel,Luke, Jacob, Jason S, Josh, and Joseph W.Hannah Jessica McLeanMy favourite subjects are P.E Art and ProblemSolving. My best friends are Tamin, Caitlin, Eve,and Danielle. My favourite memory is when, Lukehad a shock and fell off his chair and everyonestarted laughing. My funniest moment is when wegot stuck in the mud in Margam. We were alllaughing our heads off! I will miss all the teachersin school and all my friends still in Pontybrenin. Iam looking forward to making new friends in comprehensive. Caitlin Cozens My favourite memory was when we all went to Margam and I was in a room with Tamzin and Hannah. My funniest moment is when me, Tamzin and Hannah were in the dinner hall having a funny conversion about going to Margam and some other crazy stuff!!!! My best friends are Tamzin, Hannah, Kacey, Bethan, Eve, Danielle G, Abby T, and Kirsten.