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News

  • Junior Book Club

    20 March 2019

    The Fox and the Ghost King Junior Book Club Michael Morpurgo’s tale of ghostly royalty, unlikely sporting victories and football frenzied foxes chasing an impossible dream, proved a real hit with our younger Book Club members. It was anybody’s game, with very little separating the three teams at the top of the table, however, St David’s 1 snatched victory in our closest ever Book Club, coming top of the league!…

  • R5 News

    20 March 2019

    R5 are learning about ‘People Who Help Us’. They know that they must brush their teeth every morning and at bedtime. The children were firefighters on Wednesday and had great fun putting out the fires in the playground with the extinguishers they had made. The climbing frame became the fire station.…

  • R6 & R7 Trip to Techniquest, Cardiff Bay

    20 March 2019

    R6 and R7 enjoyed a trip to Techniquest on Tuesday, 19th March, where they took part in an interactive workshop. They had lots of fun with the exhibits.…

  • A Level Spanish Trip to Valencia

    19 March 2019

    From the 15th-18th March, three students taking Spanish for A level, accompanied by Ms Adnany and Mr Dennis, embarked on their trip to Spain to join in the celebrations of ‘Las Fallas,’ a traditional festival celebrated every year since the 18th century. Not only was the festival a great opportunity for the pupils to practise their speaking skills, ‘Las Fallas’ is studied under the culture category on the A level specification.…

  • UKMT Maths Challenge Success!

    19 March 2019

    To further celebrate the recent successes of our pupils, earlier today our team won the UKMT Team Maths Challenge Welsh Regional final in Aberdare. In all, 28 teams participated. Our team of Harshita A, Crina C, Abhijeet K and Anish C are now straight through to the UK final in London this June.…

  • Junior School Achievers’ Lunch

    19 March 2019

    Mr Moody and Mrs Thompson would like to express their thanks to the delightful Junior School pupils who attended the recent Achievers’ Lunch. They are congratulated for either their academic achievements, their application to their studies or for being excellent role models in the Junior School. They were eager to contribute to discussions about our F1 success and their experiences when they supported the prelims in our school hall – I am sure we have some budding engineers among this group.…

  • Youth Speaks District Final

    19 March 2019

    Leon S, Jacob V and Jack A competed in the public speaking District final of the Youth Speaks competition on Saturday, 16th March in King Henry VIII School, Abergavenny. There was stiff competition from several schools across South Wales. Unfortunately, we walked away empty-handed this time, but the boys were fantastic in their delivery of whether we should explore our oceans instead of space.…

  • R6 Weekly Update

    16 March 2019

    The children went on a listening walk throughout the school. They recorded the different sounds that they heard. As part of our Geography topic on Weather,  we made weather wheels and recorded the weather twice daily. Together with the nursery, R6 have started preparing the wheelbarrow for the RHS competition at Easter.…

  • R7 Weekly News

    16 March 2019

    R7 pupils have been composing their own music using musical notation. They then performed their compositions to the class. On Friday, the R7 pupils went to St Cadoc’s to sing to the parishioners and had a lovely lunch provided by the Union of Catholic Mothers.…

  • Nursery Weekly News

    16 March 2019

    The nursery children have been learning about 3D shapes in Abacus maths this week. We have made cube sandcastles, cube construction and cube-shaped dice. We also learnt the names of a cone and sphere. In Jolly phonics this week we are learning the letter sound g. Some of our friends have had their first reading books all about Kipper; Biff and Chip.…

  • Infants Sponsored Silence

    15 March 2019

    Congratulations to all the Infant children who completed their 15 minutes sponsored silence on Thursday, 14th March. The children are raising money for HCPT and SCIPS. We were very proud of how still and quiet the children kept, with just a few wriggles towards the end. Well done Infants!…

  • Ben A at the Royal Astronomical Society

    14 March 2019

    Many congratulations to Ben A (R16) who presented his scientific poster at the Royal Astronomical Society on Wednesday, 13th March. As if this wonderful achievement wasn’t enough, last weekend he represented Cardiff Rotary Club in the quarter-finals of the Rotary Club Young Musician competition, having won the club and area heats previously.…