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News from June 2014

  • R11 3D Shapes

    28 June 2014

    R11 have been investigating nets of 3D shapes.  Pupils are proudly displaying their dodecahedron.   Mrs Thompson wishes R11 all the very best in their move into the Senior School in September. Mrs Thompson.…

  • Second-hand Uniform Sale Raises £705

    23 June 2014

    Many thanks to all parents who helped to make the most recent second-hand uniform sale such a success.  The event raised an impressive total of £705, which will now be used for the benefit of the school.…

  • R8 History Trip to Caerleon

    20 June 2014

    Earlier this month, R8 spent the day at Caerleon, beginning with an hour in the museum looking at artefacts.  “We were like archaeologists,” explained Kelsie.  Next, the children participated in two workshops.  Anish reports,“We acted as rich Romans and slaves. The rich Romans ate dormice, snails and peacock brains.” “I liked the barrack room where eight soldiers lived.…

  • Junior Book Club

    20 June 2014

    Anthony Horowitz’ Stormbreaker was very well received by Junior Book Club members, indeed many pupils have gone on to read some or all of the other eight books in the Alex Rider series. Congratulations to all who took part in the Book Club quiz, every team was able to demonstrate an impressive knowledge of the twists and turns of a complex plot and their enthusiasm for the spy genre was palpable.…

  • R10 Art Trip to Big Pit

    15 June 2014

    In Art lessons, R10 pupils have been studying the work of the Polish born artist, Josef Herman, who spent a number of years living in a small mining community in South Wales. By Dior Wood and Maddy Bullen: Josef Herman was born in Warsaw on January 3rd 1911 and died in London in 2000.…

  • R10 Pirate Day at Port Eynon

    11 June 2014

    On 11th June the sun shone at Port Eynon as the pirates from R10 worked on improving their mapping skills. The aim at the end of the day was to discover Luca’s hidden treasure.  The day began with lots of practice at using compasses, following different directions and bearings.  Why didn’t everyone end up where they should have been? …

  • Rugby Success for Ellis S

    11 June 2014

    Ellis S (R15) has had a very successful year of rugby having been selected into the Cardiff Schools squad to compete in the Dewar Shield. Cardiff, the largest region in Wales, is the only District to field two teams in the competition and Ellis played throughout the season for the first team.…

  • Nursery & R5 Visit from PC Pope

    10 June 2014

    The children in Nursery and R5 enjoyed a visit from PC Nigel Pope this week. He came to talk to the children about the work that a policeman does. The children in R5 were very good at answering all of PC Popes questions, as they have been learning all about people who help us in this term’s topic.…

  • Cathedral Choir Royal Charter Service

    6 June 2014

    On 6 June, the Cathedral Choir had the honour of singing for the service at which the Worshipful Livery Company of Wales received its Royal Charter, at St John’s Church in the city centre. A leading member of the National Livery Guild wrote: ”May I congratulate the Metropolitan Cathedral Choir for a superb choral event.” The choristers are also looking forward to performing with the Philadelphia Boys Choir at Hoddinott Hall, on Tuesday 15 July at 7.30pm.…

  • Nursery Easi Ears

    1 June 2014

    The children in the Nursery have a new listening system, called Easi Ears. The  children have been listening through the ear phones to our week’s special story, Mrs Wishy Washy, read by Mrs Banks.  They have also enjoyed listening to classical music whilst they are playing. We are going to listen to lots of different pieces of music and new stories over the coming weeks.…