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Year 4 Tudor Banquet.

Congratulations to our Netball Team, Cardiff and Vale County Champions 2017.

Congratulations to our Netball Team, Cardiff and Vale County Champions 2017. 1

Miss Fry's class took part in a Shakespeare workshop, acting out scenes from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

Year 4 visited Tretower Court and Castle as part of their studies of the Tudors, and experienced life as Tudor servants.

Year 6 pupils have been taking part in Cycling Proficiency.

MacMillan Coffee Morning arranged by the RotaKids, which raised £300.00 for Cancer Support. Further details can be found in the RotaKids section of the website, under 'Community'.

Fantastic success for Bruna, Sean and Oscar at the Primary School Public Speaking Competition 2017! They won first place with their topic of 'There should be a difference between hospital care on weekdays and weekends', and were presented with their prize by Lady Susan Inkin, Vice-Chair of the English Speaking Union.

Pupils from Whitchurch Primary School participated in a Public Speaking Workshop held in Howells School on 7th March. Three pupils have been selected to represent the school in a Public Speaking competition next week.

Pupils from Whitchurch Primary School participated in a Public Speaking Workshop held in Howells School on 7th March.  Three pupils have been selected to represent the school in a Public Speaking competition next week. 1

Reception children enjoyed a tour of Cardiff Castle and a 'Castles and Courts' workshop, as part of their studies of Dragons and Castles.

We were delighted to welcome visitors from Turkey, along with Councillor Sarah Merry, to share best practice.

We were delighted to welcome visitors from Turkey, along with Councillor Sarah Merry, to share best practice. 1

Congratulations to our Netball team, winners of the Sport Cardiff Regional Event. They now go through to the Cardiff and Vale County finals.

Congratulations to our Netball team, winners of the Sport Cardiff Regional Event.  They now go through to the Cardiff and Vale County finals. 1

Lia Baldwin was presented with the Diabetes UK Cymru Volunteer Inspire Award for Outstanding Young Person. Congratulations, Lia!

Ellison in Year 6 won the Under 11's title in the Junior Welsh Chess Championships, and Fraser in Year 5 came joint second!

Ellison in Year 6 won the Under 11's title in the Junior Welsh Chess Championships, and Fraser in Year 5 came joint second!   1

Some of our young musicians entertained the W.R.V.S. at the Earl Haig Club.

World Book Day 2017

Eisteddfod 2017

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Year 1 pupils enjoyed a Fairy Tale Day.

Mr. Jones took two teams of Year 5 pupils to the Primary Five football tournament.

Mr. Jones took two teams of Year 5 pupils to the Primary Five football tournament. 1

Year 3 had a visit from the ambulance service, and learnt about first aid. Mr. Clarke was carried off on a stretcher!

The Year 6 Digital Leaders visited Bletchley Park in January 2017, where they took part in an interactive code-breaking workshop, and were given a guided tour of the site. They learnt how the Enigma codes worked, and how they were ultimately cracked, using the Bombe developed by Alan Turing. Highlights included sending coded messages using the Enigma machine, visiting Alan Turing's office in Hut 8.....and seeing Alan Turing's teddy bear!

Members of our Chess Team visited the London Chess Classic in December 2016. They won three gold medals, four silver, three bronze and the overall School's Cup. Team Captain Ellison was selected to make the first move for the Grand Masters Tournament in front of the television cameras. Congratulations on a wonderful achievement!

Members of the Welsh National Orchestra visited Year 1, as part of this term's Music topic. Thank you to Mr. Sayers, one of our parents, for organising the visit.

Some of our musicians paid a Christmas visit to Heol Don as part of our Intergenerational Project.

Italian Club, run by Miss Murray and Miss Davies, introduces the Italian language to children through a variety of fun activities.

Italian Club, run by Miss Murray and Miss Davies, introduces the Italian language to children through a variety of fun activities. 1

Mr. Lomax and three of our Rotakids were invited to the Rotary Cardiff Breakfast meeting, where they spoke about what they have done this term, and what they plan to organise next year.

Mr. Lomax and three of our Rotakids were invited to the Rotary Cardiff Breakfast meeting, where they spoke about what they have done this term, and what they plan to organise next year. 1

Whitchurch Primary RotaKids assembled an emergency Shelter in Hall 2, and organised a fundraising Silly Socks Day in aid of ShelterBox. Enough money was raised to fund a Shelter - thanks to everyone for their donations. There are more photographs of our RotaKids and their activities in the Community Section of our website.

Mrs. Griffin and members of the School Council and Eco Committee meeting representatives from the Welsh Government and the Organisation for Economic and Cultural Development.

Mrs. Griffin and members of the School Council and Eco Committee meeting representatives from the Welsh Government and the Organisation for Economic and Cultural Development. 1
Mrs. Griffin and members of the School Council and Eco Committee meeting representatives from the Welsh Government and the Organisation for Economic and Cultural Development. 2

Year 4 visited the International Centre for Birds of Prey to further their studies of Flight Engineers.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Week in Whitchurch Primary School.

Year 3 trip to Caerleon to study the Romans, November 2016

Year 1 children enjoyed participating in an African Drumming Workshop.

Year 5 pupils visited Cadbury World as part of their studies of the Victorians.

Mr. Lomax with Mrs. Mary Davies and this year's School Rotakids.

Mr. Lomax with Mrs. Mary Davies and this year's School Rotakids. 1

Year 5 children experiencing life in a Victorian school during a visit to St. Fagans Museum of Welsh Life.

Mrs. Griffin receiving a cardiac defibrillator, kindly donated to Whitchurch Primary School by Carl Thomas from St. David's Shopping Centre.

Mrs. Griffin receiving a cardiac defibrillator, kindly donated to Whitchurch Primary School by Carl Thomas from St. David's Shopping Centre. 1

Year 4 pupils enjoying their Robot Rampage workshop.

Pupils and staff of Whitchurch Primary School celebrating Roald Dahl's 100th birthday on 13th September 2016.

A wonderful afternoon in Cardiff Bay when we visited the Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl in the Millennium Centre.

Congratulations to Alex in Year 5 and his friend, who completed the Three Peaks of Brecon over the summer, raising over a thousand pounds for the charity 'The Railway Children', which helps homeless and street children in the UK and beyond. What a wonderful achievement!

Congratulations to Alex in Year 5 and his friend, who completed the Three Peaks of Brecon over the summer, raising over a thousand pounds for the charity 'The Railway Children', which helps homeless and street children in the UK and beyond.  What a wonderful achievement! 1

Congratulations to Culture Club who won a Welsh Heritage Award for their amazing work promoting Welsh culture.Gwych!

Congratulations to Culture Club who won a Welsh Heritage Award for their amazing work promoting Welsh culture.Gwych! 1

Some of our digital leaders visited Abercynon Community Primary School with Mr Newcombe to receive HWB training from their digital leaders!

Our intergenerational project visited BUPA Heol Don Home and had a great time with the residents! Community spirit!

Our 'Rota Kids' have been busy with Mary from the Rotary organising their next project, message in a bottle! Da iawn

Our 'Rota Kids' have been busy with Mary from the Rotary organising their next project, message in a bottle! Da iawn 1

Year 6 are having fun at Llangrannog! Mae Blwyddyn 6 yn mwynhau yng Ngwersyll yr Urdd, Llangrannog!

Year 4 are having fun at their 'Call of the Wild' residential! Mae Blwyddyn 4 yn cael llawer o hwyl!

Year 4 enjoyed their visit to Dan yr Ogof. Cafodd Blwyddyn 4 hwyl yn Dan yr Ogof.

Year 4 enjoyed their visit to Dan yr Ogof. Cafodd Blwyddyn 4 hwyl yn Dan yr Ogof. 1

Our Lead Creative Schools Animation produced by pupils in Year 5

This is the film created Year 5 at Whitchurch Primary as part of the Lead Creative Schools Programme.

Welsh Government Lead Creative School Media Clip 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHDeBRGHyA8&feature=youtu.be

Year 5 presented their Lead Creative School journey and their own digital animation at The Bay Art Gallery! Da iawn bawb!

Congratulations to Poppy S on receiving a silver medal at the British Gymnastics Competition at Stoke on Trent! Da iawn Poppy!

Congratulations to Poppy S on receiving a silver medal at the British Gymnastics Competition at Stoke on Trent! Da iawn Poppy! 1

Well done to our pupils who were the winning mixed tennis team at the Cardiff County Mini Tennis tournament! Llongyfarchiadau!

Well done to our pupils who were the winning mixed tennis team at the Cardiff County Mini Tennis tournament! Llongyfarchiadau! 1

Year 1 enjoyed their visit to the National Botanic Garden of Wales.

Year 1 enjoyed their visit to the National Botanic Garden of Wales. 1
Year 1 enjoyed their visit to the National Botanic Garden of Wales. 2

We held a successful Big Pedal fortnight with a visit from Dr Bike and smoothies for breakfast! Llawer o hwyl!

Our rugby team played in the Urdd 7's and finished second in their group! Da iawn bawb!

Our rugby team played in the Urdd 7's and finished second in their group! Da iawn bawb! 1

Culture Club welcomed Lance Corporal Siencyn, regimental goat of the 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh to their club.

Culture Club welcomed Lance Corporal Siencyn, regimental goat of the 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh to their club. 1

We've been awarded the Platinum Eco-schools award for the second time! Da iawn bawb!

We've been awarded the Platinum Eco-schools award for the second time! Da iawn bawb! 1

We exhibited art work at a cluster art exhibition held at Whitchurch High School. Da iawn bawb!

Welsh Government came to film our creative project today and saw us working on our digital animations using our own characters and script!

5SJ enjoyed working alongside Nick and Lexie from 'Turnip Starfish' to produce a digital animation of their scripts.

Some of our choir performed for the 'Rotary Club of Cardiff Breakfast' at Whitchurch Golf Club on St. David's Day. Perfformiodd y cor yn y Clwb Golf lleol ar Ddydd Gwyl Dewi.

Some of our choir performed for the 'Rotary Club of Cardiff Breakfast' at Whitchurch Golf Club on St. David's Day. Perfformiodd y cor yn y Clwb Golf lleol ar Ddydd Gwyl Dewi. 1

Our Year 2 Sherman Dance Troupe performed amazingly at the Cardiff Dance Festival held at the Sherman Theatre! We are very proud of you all! Bendigedig!

Our Year 2 Sherman Dance Troupe performed amazingly at the Cardiff Dance Festival held at the Sherman Theatre! We are very proud of you all! Bendigedig!  1

We thoroughly enjoyed World Book Day 2016! Cawsom hwyl ar Ddiwrnod Y Llyfr!

We held an amazing school Eisteddfod! Da iawn bawb!

Howells Public Speaking - We will be represented by Jolyon Knagg, Theo Lewis and Alistair Hamblin. The topic for our speech is: "Zoos Should Be Banned".

Howells Public Speaking - We will be represented by Jolyon Knagg, Theo Lewis and Alistair Hamblin. The topic for our speech is: "Zoos Should Be Banned".  1

Year 2 pupils enjoyed their tennis coaching session! Arbennig!

Year 2 pupils enjoyed their tennis coaching session! Arbennig! 1

Year 6 enjoyed using Blue Screen Technology with Mr Newcombe & Mrs Middleton as part of their Welsh oracy!

The School Council thoroughly enjoyed visiting the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. We travelled to London on the train and spent the day exploring the Palace of Westminster and learning about democracy.

Pictured are members of our 2015/16 School Council with Mrs Griffin and Mr Newcombe meeting our Member of Parliament, Craig Williams at Westminster.

Pictured are members of our 2015/16 School Council with Mrs Griffin and Mr Newcombe meeting our Member of Parliament, Craig Williams at Westminster. 1
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Our school choir was invited to perform at the CLIC Sargent Christmas Carol Service at the St. David's Hall.

Our school choir was invited to perform at the CLIC Sargent Christmas Carol Service at the St. David's Hall.  1

Our ‘Rota Kids’ officials, Josie (President), Morgan (Secretary) and Dan (Treasurer) along with Mr Christopher Newcombe (Deputy Head Teacher) attended an early morning meeting of ‘The Rotary Club of Cardiff Breakfast’ at Whitchurch Golf Club where Josie was presented with her chain of office. The children thoroughly enjoyed their breakfast and the fun activities - it was well worth getting up early! Thank you to Mrs Mary Davies for all her support.

Children enjoyed the 'Sleeping Beauty' pantomime that visited our school.

Our Y3/4 choir were delighted to perform at the Carol of Christmas event alongside Castell Coch Choral Society at St. Michael's Church, Tongwynlais. Thank you to Mrs Morgan for her support.

Our Y3/4 choir were delighted to perform at the Carol of Christmas event alongside Castell Coch Choral Society at St. Michael's Church, Tongwynlais. Thank you to Mrs Morgan for her support. 1
Our Y3/4 choir were delighted to perform at the Carol of Christmas event alongside Castell Coch Choral Society at St. Michael's Church, Tongwynlais. Thank you to Mrs Morgan for her support. 2

Our Rota Kids organised a book sale and a 'guess the weight of the cake' competition during our Christmas Fair!

Year 3 enjoyed their visit to Caerleon and learned more about the Romans.

Pupils in Key Stage 2 recently competed in a poetry competition organised by the residents of BUPA Heol Don Residential Home, Whitchurch. On the afternoon of Grandparents’ Day, the winning competitors visited Heol Don to recite their winning entries, to receive their prizes and to enjoy a lovely afternoon tea with the residents and our Community Police Officers. The children and Mr Newcombe enjoyed the visit and look forward to building further links between our school and Heol Don.

Pupils in Key Stage 2 recently competed in a poetry competition organised by the residents of BUPA Heol Don Residential Home, Whitchurch. On the afternoon of Grandparents’ Day, the winning competitors visited Heol Don to recite their winning entries, to receive their prizes and to enjoy a lovely afternoon tea with the residents and our Community Police Officers. The children and Mr Newcombe enjoyed the visit and look forward to building further links between our school and Heol Don.   1
Pupils in Key Stage 2 recently competed in a poetry competition organised by the residents of BUPA Heol Don Residential Home, Whitchurch. On the afternoon of Grandparents’ Day, the winning competitors visited Heol Don to recite their winning entries, to receive their prizes and to enjoy a lovely afternoon tea with the residents and our Community Police Officers. The children and Mr Newcombe enjoyed the visit and look forward to building further links between our school and Heol Don.   2
Pupils in Key Stage 2 recently competed in a poetry competition organised by the residents of BUPA Heol Don Residential Home, Whitchurch. On the afternoon of Grandparents’ Day, the winning competitors visited Heol Don to recite their winning entries, to receive their prizes and to enjoy a lovely afternoon tea with the residents and our Community Police Officers. The children and Mr Newcombe enjoyed the visit and look forward to building further links between our school and Heol Don.   3
Pupils in Key Stage 2 recently competed in a poetry competition organised by the residents of BUPA Heol Don Residential Home, Whitchurch. On the afternoon of Grandparents’ Day, the winning competitors visited Heol Don to recite their winning entries, to receive their prizes and to enjoy a lovely afternoon tea with the residents and our Community Police Officers. The children and Mr Newcombe enjoyed the visit and look forward to building further links between our school and Heol Don.   4

We celebrated National Grandparents' Day with a Coffee Morning. Thank you to all the Grandparents who attended!

We celebrated National Grandparents' Day with a Coffee Morning. Thank you to all the Grandparents who attended! 1
We celebrated National Grandparents' Day with a Coffee Morning. Thank you to all the Grandparents who attended! 2

Luke Simon led an assembly about his charity 'School in a Bag'.

Luke Simon led an assembly about his charity 'School in a Bag'. 1
Luke Simon led an assembly about his charity 'School in a Bag'. 2

We welcomed visitors from our partner school in Brazil.

We welcomed visitors from our partner school in Brazil. 1
We welcomed visitors from our partner school in Brazil. 2
We welcomed visitors from our partner school in Brazil. 3
We welcomed visitors from our partner school in Brazil. 4

We had a visit from the Mad Scientists! Do you want to join our Mad Science Club?

We had a visit from the Mad Scientists! Do you want to join our Mad Science Club? 1
We had a visit from the Mad Scientists! Do you want to join our Mad Science Club? 2
We had a visit from the Mad Scientists! Do you want to join our Mad Science Club? 3
We had a visit from the Mad Scientists! Do you want to join our Mad Science Club? 4
We had a visit from the Mad Scientists! Do you want to join our Mad Science Club? 5
We had a visit from the Mad Scientists! Do you want to join our Mad Science Club? 6
We had a visit from the Mad Scientists! Do you want to join our Mad Science Club? 7

Mini Green County Tennis Success!

Well done to Alex Goodman, Sean Knight, Alex Ridout, Poppy Riley and Amber Johnson who all represented us whilst winning the Cardiff County Mini Green Tennis Tournament. This took them to the South Wales finals day where they made it to the final! A fantastic achievement! Watch out Andy Murray!

Cardiff Singer of the World Competition

Opera singers Nadine Koucher from Belarus and Jaeyoon Jung from South Korea attended a special assembly led by the school choir. We are delighted to say they went on to win the prestigious award.

International visitors from India 

The Headteacher,  Archana Narain and Chair of Governors, Madhu Gupta from The Indian Heights School, New Delhi, visited the school to develop our international school to school partnership working. They spent time visiting classrooms and were interviewed by the school council. This visit focused on continuously evolving a learning community of empowering young minds by creating synergy through mutual exchange of ideas and thoughts.

Year 4 National cricket success!

 

Well done to Jack Trotman, Theo Lewis, Matthew Light, Will Clarke, Alex Ridout, David Lewis, Charlie Flynn, Jolyon Knagg, Lloyd Williams and Kaiden James who won the Urdd County Kwik Cricket competition. They then went on to represent Cardiff in the National finals. Playing outstanding cricket throughout, they made the semi-finals therefore making us within the top 4 schools in Wales!! Brilliant achievement boys!

Girls Cricket County Champions!

A big congratulations to Poppy Riley, Ciara Gallacio, Amber Johnson, Emma Jones, Freya Kuningas, Megan Partridge, Rebecca Denham Jones and Yasmin Belhadj who were crowned Cardiff County Kwik Cricket Champions 2015. After a qualifying from the heat stage of the tournament, they headed to the Swalec Stadium for Girls Final Day. The girls won all of their group stage games which led to them playing Howells in the final. The girls played their best match of the season and with some incredible batting and bowling took the title. They will now go on to represent Cardiff in the South Wales Finals! Well done Girls!

International Footballer Gareth Bale officially opened Whitchurch Primary School on 27th June 2014!

Really Rubbish Awards June 2014

 

Representatives from Whitchurch Primary School Eco Committee recently attended the annual Really Rubbish Awards at the Holland House Hotel. As well as having a fantastic time learning about reducing, reusing and recycling rubbish, we came away with not one, but two awards! The Eco Committee  picked up the '3Rs' Award and Mrs Gulliford was awarded 'Really Rubbish Teacher of the Year' for all her hard work with the gardening club in the garden and conservation area of the school.

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