Pori Drwy Stori Nursery

Pori Drwy Stori inspires a love of books, stories and rhymes and supports children to develop speaking, listening and numeracy skills. Your child is taking part in the new Pori Drwy Stori programme for children in Nursery.

Pori Drwy Stori is delivered by BookTrust Cymru and funded by the Welsh Government. When your child is in Reception, you will also have fun, free Pori Drwy Stori resources to share and enjoy throughout the year from your child’s school.


Parent and carer presentation

Parent and carer presentation

A presentation to introduce the Pori Drwy Stori Nursery programme to families. Please share with families as you encourage them to take part in the programme activities at home.

Pori Drwy Stori Nursery practioner guide

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How to make the most of Pori Drwy Stori Nursery: Key recommendations, ideas and examples of good practice.

Book Talk

Book Talk

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It's time to Rhyme

It's Time to Rhyme

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Listen to the Rhymes

Watch or listen to the rhymes

You can watch or listen to the rhymes in the 'It's Time to Rhyme!' calendar here.

Listen to a story in Welsh


Pori Drwy Stori Nursery Evaluation 2018-19

Key messages and summary of the independent evaluation of Pori Drwy Stori Nursery (oracy) programme in relation to its three specific aims:

  • To improve oracy-related outcomes for children;  
  • To increase parents’/carers’ engagement with their child’s learning, specifically in relation to activities which support oracy outcomes; and
  • To increase practitioners’ knowledge and understanding of, and practice relating to, how they can improve oracy outcomes for children, especially by engaging parents and carers.

Executive Summary of Pori Drwy Stori Nursery (Oracy) Evaluation 2018-19 (PDF)

Key Messages from the Pori Drwy Stori Nursery (Oracy) Evaluation 2018-19 (PDF)

Pori Drwy Stori for 4-5 year olds

A bilingual programme for Reception-aged children with a range of abilities. Sets of resources are delivered to schools, to be used by the Reception teacher in the classroom environment, and to be taken home for families to use together.

Find out more about Pori Drwy Stori Reception and download resources

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