The pupils of Afon Taf High School, in Merthyr Tydfil, held a special service to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster this morning.
After a morning assembly, the children laid 144 yellow roses in the River Taff - one for every child and adult who perished in the disaster 50 years ago today.
The Queen has paid tribute to the spirit and dignity of the people of Aberfan, 50 years since the disaster which killed 116 children.
Wales has fallen silent to mark the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, which cost the lives of 116 schoolchildren.
Philip Thomas was a 10-year-old pupil at Pantglas Junior School in Aberfan when a coal tip collapsed and slid downhill.