Posted: Mon 27th Jun 2016

Parents Run Masterclasses For Pencoed Pupils

This article is old - Published: Monday, Jun 27th, 2016

Mums and Dads have gone back to school at Pencoed Primary to help pass on a range of their unique talents to pupils. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

At the school’s first ever ‘Community Skills Day’, 30 parents were invited in to host masterclasses on subjects ranging from balloon artistry to making jewellery, mosaics and weaving. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

In all, 20 workshops allowed over 250 pupils the opportunity to explore new skills that they wouldn’t usually have had the chance to learn in school. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Local businesses including Davey’s Building Merchants, Wickes, Bridgend Tile Centre and Tesco also donated supplies on the day to ensure that every pupil could take something home as a memento – whether it be a cupcake, a cushion, or a sock puppet! ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Head teacher Suzanne Sarjeant said: “The day was a resounding success and was another example of the fantastic support that we receive from parents and the wider community in Pencoed.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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