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Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

Dyn ni’n tyfu gyda ‘n gilyddd mewn cariad Duw wrth i ni weddio, dysgu a chwarae

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    Welcome to

    St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
    Ysgol Gatholig Joseff Sant.

    We grow together in God’s love as we pray, learn and play

    Dyn ni’n tyfu gyda ‘n gilyddd mewn cariad Duw wrth i ni weddio, dysgu a chwarae

    Year 6H - Mrs Houston 2017-18

    July 13th - Year 6 Prom!

    Year Six

    Ms. Houston and Ms. Beynon

    Workshops Project



    As part of the drive by the Welsh Government to tackle Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence the children in Year Six have participated Hafan Cymru’s Spectrum Project is funded to raise awareness of Domestic Abuse and associated issues in all secondary and primary schools in Wales.

    All Spectrum sessions:

    • Promote the importance of healthy relationships and raise the awareness of children, young people and adults about the issues of Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence.
    • Are delivered by qualified and experienced teachers. Sessions can be delivered in Welsh or English and all resources are bilingual.
    • Are cross curricular and are designed to promote peer discussion, using a range of techniques.
    • Use materials that are thought provoking, but are not designed to be so emotive as to cause distress, including the concept of “The Safety Zone”.
    • Are designed to promote discussion not disclosure.
    • Conclude with information for young people on where they can access help and support both inside and outside the school.

    Childrens’ opinions / ideas on the Specctrum workshops Pupil Voice

    Glen: The workshops were delivered in such a way that it was easier to understand the issues discussed.

    James: I thought it was interesting and the topics discussed were adult in nature.

    Lily: I liked the fact we were able to learn about such serious issues in a fun way.

    Michelle: Ms. Curtis talked to us in a ‘grown up’ way.

    Emmanuel: It made me think about those people who did not have as good a life as me.

    Isabella: That in the real world not everyone is the same, not everyone is lucky enough to be cared for and loved as I am.

    Leona: It helped me understand what is meant by the term ‘healthy relationship.’

    Darragh: Ms. Curtis made our classroom feel like a safe place to discuss difficult issues.

    Sianna: I learnt to appreciate from the Spectrum workshops that some people live in very challenging situations and it is important that we know how to help them.

    Emily: It is important not to suffer in silence if there is something wrong – you need to turn to a trusted adult for help.

    Irene: It helped me understand what to do if faced with a serious problem.

    Isabel: I learnt that if a person finds themselves in a difficult situation, you must seek help and do not remain silent.

    Year Six Enterprise Project

    SVP Initiative

    Important Dates for Year 6

    for the attention of year 6 parents

    SPECTRUM - Year 6 workshop on the Right of the Child to be safe.

    Important Dates for Year 6

    Morfa Bay parents meeting information


    Healthy living Year 6 have been finding out about the importance of fitness We have used fair testing to gather data about our health and well being. This is the start of a project that Year 6 are going to do with researchers from Swansea University during the summer term

    During the Easter break, Year 6 children are expected to do their own revision at home. Please login to 'Teams' on HWB to see sample questions and revision notes to help you.

    Team Viola Assembly and Q&A. Representing GB in the world Championships

    Deforestation Workshop-Nigel Little

    Dear Parents,

    The school has subscribed to the online children’s newspaper ‘First News’ which includes articles based on current events around the world.

    Teachers will set reading activities using these articles for the children to complete online at home. These activities are based on some of the reading skills used in the end of year reading tests. It is an excellent way to improve general reading and comprehension skills in KS2.

    Children will need to create their own account using

    Create a user name and password, add date of birth and the school code which is 681670


    Please let us know if you need any help accessing the site or the activities!

    The pupils in Years 5 and 6 have been invited to sing as part of a Cardiff Schools Choir in St David's Hall on Tuesday 13th March 2018. They will attend a rehearsal during the day and then return to the venue for their performance in the evening. Consent letters for this event will be sent out shortly
    Children are reminded that Mathletics is part of their weekly homework. Children have been assigned tasks to work through - results go directly back to their teacher. It is important that the children use the "learn" part of Mathletics, as well as the "play".

    Saint David's Day Arrangements

    Year Six Science Investigations Healthy hearts, insulators and chromatography investigations The children in Miss Houston class have been applying their maths data handling skills by independently gathering data, presenting it and analysing it .The children compared pupil’s heart rates and investigated which insulators were most effective at keeping hot chocolate warm. In addition the pupils conducted a chromatography experiment as a vehicle for separating liquids. Through the leatter activity they applied their understanding of variables, fair testing and making accurate observations and recording them independently and appropriately. The children applied there science skills of observation and applying a fair test.

    Philosophy Club will be starting on Thursday 25th January 2018!

    Letters will be going out on Monday - 25 spaces available for Year 5 and 6.

    Substances and Safety Workshop

    There will be NO welsh club from the 19th of december to the 16th of January 

    Year 6 Welsh Phrases

    Fies Service Visit To Year Six

    Year Six Peer Mediators Assembly

    Science Gwyddoniaeth :Investagating the dangers of smoking and its effects on keeping our hearts and bodies healthy

    International Day. Thank You to all the Parents who Donated Such Wonderful and Delicious Food

    Hinduism : All of Year 6 Children's Work on Hinduism

    Jania YR6 Hinduism Mahatma Gandhi Powerpoint

    Hinduism: Biography Writing About the Life of Mahatma Gandhi

    Judaism: All work Year 6 Children's Work on Judaism

    Healthy living Project. Science Gwyddoniaeth. Healthy Diet. Healthy Teeth. Dangers of Smoking.

    Habitats / Food Chains. Science Gwyddoniaeth. The children in class eight have been learning how to construct food chains and scientific language associated with them.

    Gwyddoniaeth / Science. The children in Mrs Houstons class have been learning about how flowering plants reproduce.

    Library Reading Challenge!

    Gaelic Football. Year six are thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to learn the skills involved in playing Gaelic Football

    Year five and six are learning about another faith tradition. Therefore as part of our learning on Hinduism we visited a Hindu temple. It was very interesting

    Suprise visit from the Welsh National Opera Company! Simply Brilliant!

    Year Six Class Mass: Theme - Vocations