Welcome to our Gallery! Croeso i'r Galeri Take a look at some of our exciting activities!
2019 - 2020
March 2020 / Mawrth 2020
Some of our Year 6 pupils took part in a Cwis Dwlu Darllen (reading quiz) against several other schools from the Central South Consortium. Da iawn blant.
As part of this term's topic, 'Roars and Claws', Reception pupils had a fantastic tour of Cardiff Castle, where they took part in a Dragon Tales Workshop. They had fun finding out about the history of the castle.
Members of our Criw Cymraeg attended the presentation of the Bronze Siarter Iaith Gymraeg to Whitchurch Primary School at the All Nations Centre. Llongyfarchiadau i bawb!
Diwrnod y Llyfr 2020: Children and staff dressed as characters from favourite books to celebrate World Book Day 2020.
Year 5 pupils attended a Public Speaking workshop at Howells School. Dyma disgyblion Blwyddyn 5 yn cymryd rhan mewn gwithdy siarad cyhoeddus yn Ysgol Howells.
February 2020 / Chwefror 2020
Chairing of the Bard - Eisteddfod 2020
Lily being chaired as Bard at our 2020 Eisteddfod! Cadeirio Lily yn Eisteddfod Yr Ysgol 2020! Llongyfarchiadau Lily!
Music performances at our Eisteddfod 2020. Llongyfarchiadau Eleanor, Joseph, Oliver and Gracie-leigh.
Blwyddyn 5 Recitation at the 2020 Eisteddfod
Bendigedig to Sam, Una and Amelie for their performance of 'Gai Mhel Nol Plis'.
Blwyddyn 4 Recitation at the 2020 Eisteddfod.
Bendigedig to Ruby, Angel and Bethany for their performance of 'Teigr yn y Gegin'.
Blwyddyn 3 Recitation at the Eisteddfod 2020.
Bendigedig to Dominic, Erin and April for their performance of 'Teifon's Leek'.
Year 6 at our Enterprise Sale to coincide with the Eisteddfod, working together to sell all the fantastic items made by each class. Diolch yn fawr to all the parents who supported us!
Bendigedig to all the individual competition winners, and to Red House for winning overall. Llongyfarchiadau i Lily, Bardd Buddigol yn Eisteddfod CA2 eleni. Lily was Chaired as our Bard in Key Stage 2, with a wonderful poem about Gerald of Wales. Da iawn i chi gyd!
Congratulations to Isla, chaired as Bard in our Foundation Phase Eisteddfod. Llongyfarchiadau i Isla, Bardd Buddigol yn Eisteddfod eleni.
What a wonderful Eisteddfod we have had! Well done to everyone who took part. Da iawn ti!
Congratulations to all our players who today won their Cardiff regional netball tournament! They have qualified for the Cardiff and Vale County Finals! Llongyfarchiadau!
Year 4 studied the mechanics of flight at the International Centre for Birds of Prey
Diolch yn fawr to Whitchurch Fire Service for visiting Blwyddyn 5 last week, to highlight the importance of Fire Safety! 🔥 Article 19: Children have the right to be looked after and kept safe.
Year 2 had such an exciting day at Wild Place Project!! Bendigedig pawb 🦒🦓🐆
January 2020 / Ionawr 2020
Ardderchog Blywddyn 2! Well done for your fantastic performance at Rubicon Dance in St. David's Hall, and thank you for all your hard work and effort! We are very proud of you!
Blwyddyn 5 are excited to find out ‘What makes their World Wonderful’ during their new topic!
Year 5 and 6 Sports Ambassadors represented Whitchurch Primary School at the Cardiff School of Sport.
What an exciting Immersion Day for our Reception explorers, finding out about this term's topic, 'Roars and Claws'.
Year 1 pupils studied sea creatures during their Immersion Day for their new topic, 'Commotion in the Ocean'.
Year 2 had an exciting Immersion Day to introduce their new topic, 'Home or Away'. Bendigedig Pawb!
Year 4 made moving robots as part of their Immersion Day to introduce this term's topic, 'Moving Mayhem'.
December 2019 / Rhagfyr 2019
Julie Morgan AM presented pupils with prizes for entering her Christmas Card competition. Congratulations to Amy from Blwyddyn 4 whose design was featured on the card, and to all the other entrants - Da iawn blant!
A magical performance from our Year 5/6 Choir as guests of Llandaff Choral Society in Llandaff Cathedral.
Our Year 5 and 6 Choir performed at Maggie's Christmas Carol Concert in Whitchurch Methodist Church. Bendegedig!
Santa made a Stopover at Whitchurch Primary yesterday, and the children were treated to an evening of Christmas crafts, festive films....and a bedtime story in his igloo from Santa himself! 🎄🎅 Daeth Siôn Corn i Ysgol Whitchurch ddoe a chymerodd y plant ran mewn gweithgareddau Nadolig a stori cyn cysgu wrth Siôn Corn.
Thank you to all the parents and grandparents who joined members of the Criw Cymraeg in our Caffi Cymraeg to find out how we teach the Welsh language in Whitchurch Primary School. Dewch i siarad Cymraeg!
We were honoured to welcome Joe Calzaghe, the 'Italian Dragon', to Whitchurch Primary School. He gave an assembly in which he presented certificates to pupils who have completed a boxing programme in school.
What a wonderful performance from our Year 3 and 4 Choir in St. Michael's Church, Tongwynlais!
RSH visited St. Fagans, and helped Beti Bwt with her laundry, finding out what life was like before washing machines were invented.
Some of our RotaKids attended the annual Christmas Rotary Breakfast Club meeting, where Elliot, this year's President, received his chain of office and gave an account of the work of Whitchurch Primary RotaKids this term.
Llongyfarchiadau to our Year 6 Choir, who performed eight carols at the Bobath Carol Concert in St. Mary's Church, Whitchurch.
Llongyfarchiadau to Enya in Reception and Ava in Year 2, pictured with the dance trophy they won in a competition in Blackpool. Well done, girls!
November 2019 / Tachwedd 2019
The Whitchurch Primary School RotaKids organised a number of activities at our Christmas Fair, and raised £253.06 towards a range of sports equipment for the school.
Diolch yn fawr to Bethel Baptist Church for a wonderful afternoon at 'Christmas Wrapped' for our Year 2 classes. The children loved the festive activities!🎄
Our 'On Your Bike' crew had a great day working with our friends in Radnor Primary School. One step closer to launching our campaign!🚲🛴
Piper and Tom, members of the Whitchurch Senedd, presented to our Governing Body outlining our Rights Respecting journey and the contribution made to WPS by all of our Pupil Committees. Dyma ddisgyblion yn cyflwyno Taith Ysgol Sy'n Parchu hawliau i'r Corff Llywodraethol. Ardderchog Piper and Tom!
Year 6 toured Cardiff Bay on foot and boat,to learn about its geography, history and regeneration from Tiger Bay over the past decades. 💦 🚤
Year 3 visited the Roman Legionary Museum in Caerleon to continue their studies of the Romans. Ymwelodd Blwyddyn 3 â Chaerleon i ddysgu am y Rhufeiniaid
Whitchurch Primary is very proud to have won the Cardiff 2030 Vision Creative Prize sponsored by the Principality! Llongyfarchiadau i Ysgol Gynradd Whitchurch ar ennill Gwobr Creadigol Gweledigaeth Caerdydd 2030 a noddwyd gan y Principality.
Year 5 pupils visited Cadbury World to study Victorian working conditions. Cafodd Blwyddyn 5 amser da yn dysgu am amgylchiadau Gwaith yn Oes Victoria yn ystad ymweliad â Cadbury World.
Year 4 have been investigating life in Tudor times at Tretower Court and Castle. Mae Blwyddyn 4 wedi bod yn ymchwilio i fywyd yn Oes y Tuduriad yng Nghwrt a Chastell Tretower.
A huge diolch yn fawr to Whitchurch Library for inviting some of our school council members to their Reminiscence Group. The children thoroughly enjoyed engaging in conversations and learning about the history of their community.
A powerful message was delivered to Blwyddyn 5 during their Anti-bullying Workshop on Friday. Diolch to Helen O’Grady Drama Academy!
Children and staff wore pyjamas to school and donated to Children in Need. We raised a fantastic total of £717.00 - diolch yn fawr!
Some of our pupils visited Heol Don Residential Home, as part of our Intergenerational Project.
Year 2 had a FIRETASTIC time at Whitchurch Fire Station! Diolch yn fawr to the firefighters for helping us learn the importance of being a firefighter and how to be safe
Year 6 learnt about the value of money and how to save for the future, in a workshop given by the Principality Building Society
1BM have been collaborating just like our Learning Hero, Collaborative Catrin. They have been making posters on the ipad for Anti-bullying Week. Da iawn!
Da iawn to pupils in 2EL, who made collage poppies for Remembrance Day.
Bendigedig to the four Year 6 pupils who represented Whitchurch Primary School along with Mr. Haigh at the Remembrance Day Service at Whitchurch War Memorial.
We are very proud of Elesa, who has raised a fantastic total of £855.00 for the Little Princess Trust. Bendegedig, Elesa!
October 2019 / Hydref 2019
Some wonderful entries in the Bike It Crew 'Spook Up Your Bike/Scooter' competition! Diolch!🚲🛴
The school foyer has been taken over by pumpkins! Thanks to everyone who entered the Friends of Whitchurch Primary pumpkin carving competition. 🎃 Mae mynedfa'r ysgol yn llawn pwmpenni fel rhan o gystadleuaeth carfio Ffrindiau'r Ysgol.
A huge thank you to everyone who donated to Our Harvest Appeal in aid of Cardiff Foodbank. Our Eco Committee collected 334.7kg of food - enough to feed 29 people in crisis for 3 days each. Diolch yn fawr!
Well done to all the pupils who represented Whitchurch Primary School today at the Sport Cardiff Cross Country county heats! Fantastic running from everyone! Llongyfarchiadau!
Two of our pupils represented Whitchurch Primary School in a debating competition in Llysfaen Primary this morning. The topic of the debate was: "This house believes that gaming is good for you". Bendegedig!
A fun and eventful day for our Super Ambassadors! Lots of ideas and activities to take back to school. A big diolch yn fawr to Sally Holland, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, for inviting us. 😊 Article 42 - children have a right to know their rights.
Bendegedig to our Netball Team, winners of a tournament held at the Cathedral School.
Our Criw Cymraeg organised two poster competitions to mark Diwrnod Shwmae on 15th October - a national day to celebrate speaking Welsh. The Foundation Phase competition was to design a 'Croeso' poster to be displayed on doors throughout the school; and the KS2 competition was to design a poster encouraging others to speak Welsh. What wonderful, colourful entries we had! It was a very difficult decision for the Criw Cymraeg, who gave out prizes to the winners in assembly. Llongyfarchiadau!
We held a Blue vs Green Fundraising Day in aid of Bobath Cymru. Blue was the outright winner, and we raised a fantastic total of £597.90. Diolch yn fawr! Article 23 - A child with a disability has the right to live a full and decent life in conditions that promote dignity, independence and an active role in the community #WPSRRS
International Links: we were delighted to welcome our friends from Murcia, Spain, to Whitchurch Primary for a week.
Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed learning about the law and how the justice system works. They received workshops from Cardiff Court Magistrates and held their own trial, playing the parts of defendant, witnesses, defence and prosecution lawyers and Magistrates themselves. Da Iawn pawb!
We were delighted to welcome Joe Calzaghe, the longest reigning super middleweight world champion, known as 'the pride of Wales', to Whitchurch Primary School.
As part of our ‘Rights Respecting Schools’ journey we had the pleasure of welcoming Sally Holland, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, to Whitchurch Primary this morning. Sally joined a School Council meeting to discuss the importance of their role within our school. She also delivered an assembly to talk to the children about the importance of their rights! Diolch yn fawr Sally 😊 Article 42 - all children have a right to know their rights.
Our 'On Your Bike' crew has been working with Radnor Primary School to design a new campaign to encourage cycling 🚴
September 2019 / Medi 2019
We welcomed grandparents to our MacMillan Coffee Morning, followed by a visit to their grandchildren's classes.
Blwyddyn 5 started this term's topic of the Victorians with a visit to St. Fagans, where they experienced a day in the life of a Victorian schoolchild.
The School Council visited London, and identified many of the city's landmarks from the London Eye. They toured the Palace of Westminster and took part in a workshop on democracy and voting, before walking to Downing Street and Buckingham Palace!
Immersion Day in Year 3, introducing this term's topic, The Romans.
Year 4 are commencing this term's topic, 'The Tudors: terrific or terrible?' with a visit to Pembroke Castle, the birthplace of Henry VII. Blwyddyn 4 yn cyflwyno thema'r tymor!
Year 6 are investigating different habitats around Roath Park Lake as part of this term's topic, 'Go With The Flow'.
Children in 1BM are enjoying their Fairytale Immersion Day and are busy collaborating to make bridges for the Billy Goats
2018 - 2019
August 2019 / Awst 2019
Summer Reading Challenge: pupils were asked to send us photographs of themselves enjoying a book in unusual settings.
July 2019 / Gorffennaf 2019
Year 6 final school trip to Heatherton. We all had a wonderful time. Wishing you all every success for the future, from all at Whitchurch Primary School.
An enjoyable Year 5 cycle and picnic with our friends from Radnor Primary. 🚴 Beicio a phicnic hwylus iawn gyda'n ffrindiau o Ysgol Radnor.
What a beautiful day at Southerndown beach for Year 3 ☀️💦 Ardderchog for your brilliant rock pooling skills, finding so many creatures in their beach habitats 🦀🦐 Diwrnod hyfryd i Flwyddyn 3 yn Southerndown!
A wonderful day at Wimbledon for some of our Year 5 tennis players. 🎾 🎾 🎾Diwrnod arbennig yn Wimbledon i'n chwaraewyr tenis ym Mlwyddyn 5.
Year 5 pupils investigating a crime scene with Rhian from CSI.
Some of our Rotakids visited RNLI Penarth to present a cheque for over £1,000 raised during this term's fundraising activities. Thank you to everyone who supported the Rotakids in this venture! Dyma rai o'r Rota Kids yn cyflwyno siec am dros £1,000 i'r RNLI ym Mhenarth. Diolch i bawb wnaeth gefnogi'r ymgyrch yma.
Year 5 Survival Challenge in Craig-y-Nos Country Park. Blwyddyn 5 yn mwynhau heriau ym Mharc Gwledig Craig-y-Nos.
Following on from our discussions about healthy eating and lifestyle, Year 5 pupils examined real hearts from the butcher and were fascinated to see the arteries, chambers and even the heartstrings! Dyma disgyblion Blwyddyn 5 yn dysgu am y galon heddiw!
June 2019 / Mehefin 2019
STEM Week in Year 1
Year 6 Residential in Llangrannog. Day 3
STEM Week 2019: Year 3 - take a look at some of our exciting activities!
Year 6 Residential to Llangrannog: Day 2
STEM Week 2019: Year 5 visited Whitchurch High School and tested the properties of different materials.
STEM Week: 10th - 17th June 2019. Take a look at some of the exciting workshops and activities in Year 4.
2019 Llangrannog Residential for Year 6 Pupils. Day 1
An exciting ride on the Brecon Mountain Railway for Nursery children. Plant y feithrin yn mwynhau eu diwrnod ar Rheilffordd Brycheiniog! 🚂
Three members of the Eco Committee accompanied Miss Bodman to the green roof of the St. David's Centre on World Environmental Day, where they planted bee-friendly plants and flowers, learnt about birds and mini-beasts - and even handled a hawk! Dyma aelodau'r Pwyllgor Eco yn ymweld â Chanolfan Dewi Sant gyda RSPB Cymru.
Year 1 had some interesting visitors! A huge Diolch to Dan from the Zoo Lab for a fun and exciting Minibeast workshop! #WPSY1🕷🐌🦗
Year 2 had a fantastic jungle experience at Plantasia 🌴🐍 We met more jungle animals and almost got eaten alive by the plants! 🌺🐛 #WPSY2 #WPSFaCE #WPSChallenge #WPSSciTech Dyma Blwyddyn 2 yn mwynhau dysgu ym Mhlantasia!
May 2019 / Mai 2019
Wow, what a fantastic time our young bakers had at the Blwyddyn 2 Bake Sale! 🍰 The children took full control of our bake sale, researching the ingredients needed as well as quantity and price. We have raised over £120 and the children will now decide which charity they would like to donate to 🤩 A huge diolch yn fawr to all who came 🍰🍩🍪 Arwerthiant gacennau arbennig ym Mlwyddyn 2!
Year 4 Residential: Call of the Wild 2019 - Group B. Ymweliad Breswyl: Call of the Wild 2019 - Grŵp B.
Our School Council attended a Grand Council meeting at City Hall. The meeting focussed on helping to make Cardiff the first UNICEF Child Friendly City and also the changes to the curriculum in Wales. Da iawn i blant y Cyngor Ysgol am fynychu cyfarfod yn Neuadd y Ddinas.
A sing-song around the campfire at Call of the Wild by our adventurous Year 4 pupils
Year 4 Residential: Call of the Wild 2019 - Group A. Ymweliad Breswyl: Call of the Wild 2019 - Grŵp A.
Congratulations to Finley, who won our recent competition to design a road safety banner, which will be displayed at the school entrance. Llongyfarchiadau i Finley oedd yn fuddigol am gynllunio baner diogelwch ar y ffordd. Da iawn ti!
Reception children were thrilled to meet PH Blue and PH Charlie from South Wales Police Operational Support! Dyma plant y dosbarthiadau derbyn yn cwrdd â PH Blue a PH Charlie o Gymorth Gweithredol Heddlu De Cymru!
Congratulations to Willow who has come second in the regional Urdd Art and Craft competition! Good luck in the national round! Llongyfarchiadau i Willow ddaeth yn ail yng nghystadleuaeth Celf a Chrefft yr Urdd. Pob lwc yn y rownd genedlaethol!
April 2019 / Ebrill 2019
Easter Extreme Reading Challenge Part 4: pupils were asked to send photos of themselves enjoying a book in 'extreme' or unusual places over the Easter Holidays.
Easter Extreme Reading Challenge Part 3: pupils were asked to send photos of themselves enjoying a book in 'extreme' or unusual places over the Easter Holidays.
Easter Extreme Reading Challenge Part 2: pupils were asked to send photos of themselves enjoying a book in 'extreme' or unusual places over the Easter Holidays.
Easter Extreme Reading Challenge Part 1: pupils were asked to send photos of themselves enjoying a book in 'extreme' or unusual places over the Easter Holidays.
On the last day of term, pupils and staff wore something blue, together with a silly hat or hairstyle; and the School Council sold cakes, to raise money for Parkinson's UK.
Year 6 celebrating VE Day as part of their Second World War context for learning! Blwyddyn 6 yn dathlu Diwrnod Buddugoliaeth yn Ewrop!
We'll Meet Again.....
Year 6 celebrating VE Day as part of their Second World War context for learning! Blwyddyn 6 yn dathlu Diwrnod Buddugoliaeth yn Ewrop!
Year 3 visited the Cardiff Reform Synagogue as part of their RE studies. Dyma Blwyddyn 3 yn ymweld â’r synagog fel rhan o’u hastudiaethau Addysg Grefyddol
Four of our pupils accompanied Mrs. Tong and Mrs. Brown and pupils and staff from Radnor Primary School to Ferrol, in Spain. They represented Whitchurch Primary School at the first 'On Your Bike' Youth Conference.
Thank you to everyone who helped our RotaKids raise money for the RNLI by filling wellies with pennies! You raised a fantastic £1000.48! Diolch i'r RotaKids am gasglu £1000.48 tuag at elusen yr RNLI drwy llenwi welis gyda cheiniogau!
Year 3 pupils enjoying the Great Hot Cross Bun Hunt whilst learning about the life of Jesus in Ararat Baptist Church. Dyma Blwyddyn 3 yn mwynhau dysgu am y Pasg yn Eglwys Ararat!
March 2019 / Mawrth 2019
Congratulations to our netball squad, who were bronze medallists at the Cardiff and Vale tournament! Fantastic level of performance from everyone!
Children in Year 3 visited St. Mary's Church in Whitchurch as part of the RE curriculum. Gwnaeth disgyblion Blwyddyn 3 ymweld ag Eglwys y Santes Fair fel rhan o'r cwricwlwm Addysg Grefyddol.
Members of the RNLI gave a special assembly this morning, telling the children about their life-saving work, and bringing in equipment and uniforms for the children to see and try on. Following this, the Whitchurch Primary Rotakids are holding a Fundraising Week, in which every class will be given an RNLI welly; and a school-wide competition will be held to see which class can collect the most money to fill their welly!
Three of our pupils represented Whitchurch Primary School at the English Speaking Union Primary Schools Public Speaking Competition at Howells School some days ago. Gwnaeth tri o'n disgyblion gynrychioli'r ysgol yn y gystadleuaeth siarad cyhoeddus yn Ysgol Howells yn ddiweddar. Da iawn blant!
Eco Club collected 9 bags of rubbish on our litter pick around the school 😱 ♻️They really are Eco Warriors 💪🏻 #WPSLearningHeroes #WPSCollaborativeCatrin #WPSOneWorld #WPSEcoCommittee #WPSEcoClub Da iawn i’r Clwb Eco am gasglu naw bag o sbwriel o gwmpas yr ysgol heddiw!
Congratulations to these Foundation Phase pupils for 'Reaching for the Stars' and 'Having Fun', and achieving many of our daily objectives! Llongyfarchiadau i'r disgyblion yma yn Y Cyfnod Sylfaen am anelu at y sêr a chael hwyl wrth gyrraedd rhai o'n hamcanion dyddiol!
Congratulations to Seren for winning the school round of the Urdd's Cogurdd cookery competition! Best of luck in the next round! Llongyfarchiadau i Seren am ennill rownd yr ysgol o Cogurdd sef cystadleuaeth coginio Eisteddfod yr Urdd. Pob lwc yn y rownd nesaf!
Work Together - Play Together - Succeed Together