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Pwll Primary School Autism Childrens Minibus

(Dyfed)

The Project will make a huge difference to the pupils of Pwll Autism Teaching facility,as our facility is part of a main stream primary school. The Children’s ages range from 3-11 yrs with varying levels of autism that is supported by 10 staff members

Our goals:

  • To Promote inclusion where possible, assisting to promote many life skills. As part of our highly specialised and modified curriculum we a constantly aiming to help develop the children's life skills across many settings. One of the ways in which we work on these skills is during weekly shopping trips where the children are taught to locate items on the shelves, paying for their shopping and packing their bags that is something that is sometimes taken for granted.
  • To Give our Autistic Children as many opportunities in the community as possible. We live in a lovely area with many exciting opportunities including a lovely beach, forest walks and wildlife centres. Many of our children don't experience these activities very often due to the level of support that they require to access these activities safely.
  • To enable us to go on visits as a whole facility, teaching the children many skills as well as accessing specialist facilities in different settings such as sensory room. Many of our children have very differing sensory needs and really benefit from spending time in a sensory room and find these sessions highly motivating. As we are a part of a small school our facilities are very minimal, meaning we require the use of certain facilities that are housed in other settings.
£25k project Currently ranked in

How we will achieve our goals

It would enable the children to to be able to access more activities in the local community teaching them valuable life skills and becoming more socially involved in the local community

Where the money will go

A large part of our school ethos is to promote inclusion within the community where possible. Many of our school trips /activities are with main stream pupils of similar ages. The new minibus would teach the children within the facility many life skills but also help main stream pupils in developing their understanding of additional learning need

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28 August 2017

Hi, sadly we have slipped to 8th position compared to this time last week as the votes have slowed d…

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21 August 2017

We are currently in 7th Position, Keep the votes coming please

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  1. Posted on August 14, 2017

    Wonderful work. Good luck.

  2. Posted on August 14, 2017

    A very worthy cause. Fingers crossed. X

  3. Posted on August 16, 2017

    The school and the staff are so committed to the children. It is amazing to watch the children grow up in such a nurturing environment. I know how much a new mini bus would mean to the staff and kids. Good luck. Finger crossed.

  4. Posted on August 18, 2017

    Good luck a worthy winner

  5. Posted on August 21, 2017

    Keep the votes coming in we are now in 7th position, thanks to all who have already placed their votes

  6. Posted on August 21, 2017

    Thank you for your vote, we are in 7th position at the moment.

  7. Posted on August 21, 2017

    Thank you for your vote we are currently in 7th position

  8. Posted on August 21, 2017

    Good Luck for a successful conclusion. You all deserve it keep up the good work.

  9. Posted on August 22, 2017

    A very worthy cause this bus will make a difference to all concerned

  10. Posted on August 24, 2017

    Good luck, well done on the amazing work that you are doing. Hope you get the award.

  11. Posted on August 29, 2017

    Good luck and fingers crossed x

  12. Posted on August 30, 2017

    Please vote ***

  13. Posted on August 30, 2017

    Good luck

  14. Posted on August 31, 2017

    The school and the staff are amazing. A new mini bus would make a big difference everyone. Good luck.

  15. Posted on August 31, 2017

    Pob lwc !

  16. Posted on September 1, 2017

    Pob dymuniad da gyda’r fenter yma Ysgol Pwll – Every best with this venture Pwll School!

  17. Posted on September 1, 2017

    We are up to 6th position now with only 5 days to go before the voting closes. Please keep the votes coming in for a final push over the next 5 days

  18. Posted on September 1, 2017

    Thank you

  19. Posted on September 3, 2017

    Good luck! We wish you every success for this very worth cause.

  20. Posted on September 4, 2017

    Good luck ?

  21. Posted on September 4, 2017

    Good Luck

  22. Posted on September 5, 2017

    Diolch yn fawr

  23. Posted on September 5, 2017

    Good luck ?

  24. Posted on September 5, 2017

    Good luck for such a wonderful cause…

  25. Posted on September 5, 2017

    Fantastic work, good luck

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