Dafydd's Adventure in Estonia sept 2011

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Dafydd's Adventure in Estonia sept 2011

  1. 1. Comenius Visit to: C.R.Jakobson school, Torma, Estonia September 2011 Blenheim Road Community Primary School
  2. 2. <ul><li>Dafydd </li></ul><ul><li>at Stansted Airport with Miss Galeozzi and </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs Weaving. </li></ul><ul><li>We flew with Estonian Air to Tallinn Airport. </li></ul><ul><li>We then had a 3 hour drive to Torma. </li></ul>Dafydd’s Adventures in Estonia
  3. 3. <ul><li>Dafydd stayed at a chalet guesthouse in Voore, not </li></ul><ul><li>far from Torma. We had lovely weather here. </li></ul>Dafydd’s Adventures in Voore
  4. 4. <ul><li>Dafydd visited the Guesthouse Smoke House Sauna. Mrs Weaving got very very hot! </li></ul>Dafydd’s Adventures in Voore
  5. 5. Dafydd’s Adventures in Endla Forest We went for a long walk through the forest to the Endla Nature Peat pools. It was like walking on soft thick carpet. The forest Was very quiet. In the forest they have bears, wolves and beavers that live by the riversides.
  6. 6. Dafydd’s Adventures at Endla The ground is covered in red & yellow moss, and mushrooms We walked on planks of wood to cross the Peat pools.
  7. 7. Dafydd’s Adventures at Endla We climbed a tower to take in the view over the peat pools. Here we are at the top! The sunset was amazing! It was so quiet!
  8. 8. Dafydd’s Adventures at Endla As the sunset over Endla, we had warm drinks and food.. Dafydd too!
  9. 9. A great time at Endla... And we didn’t see any bears!
  10. 10. Dafydd’s Adventures at Torma School The school has a building for infant and a building for juniors... Just like us. They hang their national flag at the school entrance.
  11. 11. Dafydd’s Adventures at C.R.Jakobson School This is a statue of Carl Robert Jakobson. He built the school in 1871. He believed that all children should have the chance to learn at school. The children are very thankful to Carl Robert Jakobson .
  12. 12. Dafydd’s Adventures at Kindergarten School C.R. Jakobson school have learning areas like us, they also have a Values board!
  13. 13. Dafydd’s Adventures at kindergarten School The children learn just like you... Reading, writing, co-operation and PE
  14. 14. Dafydd’s Adventures at kindergarten School The children plant trees and shrubs and have a new outdoor play area.
  15. 15. Dafydd’s Adventures at Basic School The children from Form 9, were our guides. They showed us around the school grounds and classes. They spoke very good English!
  16. 16. Dafydd’s Adventures at Basic school The students told us the story of the paintings... Torma is in the country side with forest all around. They use food from the land, the forest and wood from the trees to help them survive the harsh winters .
  17. 17. Dafydd’s Adventures in Basic school In class 3, the children are learning about the Welsh Love spoon. The children can now say ‘Bore da’ and ‘croeso’
  18. 18. Dafydd’s Adventures in basic school The children worked really hard making ‘lovespoon’ cards for the children of Blenheim Road. ‘ Croeso y Estonia’
  19. 19. Dafydd’s Adventures in Basic School The children prepared a Welcome Concert for us. They danced in their National costume, sang traditional songs and Form 9 did songs from ‘Grease’... They were great!!
  20. 20. Dafydd’s Adventures in Basic school The Torma Olympics 2011! Wales, Spain, Belgium, Slovakia v Estonia ! The events are... Football, Volleyball and Nordic Pole Walking....
  21. 21. Dafydd’s Adventures in Basic school The Olympics begin.....Alberto for Spain, Andrea for Slovakia, Philippe for Belgium and Mrs Weaving and Miss Galeozzi for WALES!!! COME ON WALES!!!
  22. 22. Dafydd’s Adventures in Basic school The Olympic ceremony – we won!!!! Da Iawn Cymru!
  23. 23. Goodbye Estonia, we will meet again, but...!
  24. 24. ..Dafydd is staying at Torma school! &quot; Tere sõbrad! Siin Tormas on tore õppida ja mängida.&quot; ( Hello friends! It is great to study and play here in Torma.)

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