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Plymouthwood Road,
Ely,
Cardiff,
CF5 4XD
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Newsletters
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Tiny Thompsons
Tiny Thompsons is a Flying Start playgroup situated at the back of the main school site. We offer quality childcare for 2 to 3 year olds. Click on the link below to find out more!

Purple Mash Login
Teachers and pupils click the link below to access the Purple Mash login.



NACE Cymru
As a NACE member, Herbert Thompson Primary is part of a unique community of professionals where aspirational provision for able gifted talents students raises standards and levels of achievement for pupils.

ICT Mark Award
We are delighted and proud to announce that Herbert Thompson Primary has been awarded the ICT Mark accreditation for excellence in the use of technology throughout the school. Click on the link below to read more!

E-Safety


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Thompson's Television
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Reading Power
Use the link below to find out more on how you can improve your child's reading.



Email

Place2Be
The Place2be helps children feel good about themselves and helps parents too.


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Sleuth Login Page
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Dates for your Diary
Make a note of the following events:
***NEW***
School will close Monday 21st July and will reopen to pupils on Wednesday 3rd September.
Sincere thanks to all parents, carers, pupils and staff for making this year such a success. We will be very sad to say goodbye to many wonderful members of staff who have contributed so much to Herbert Thompson. We wish them well as they move to the next chapter in their lives. You will be greatly missed.
Have a wonderful summer everyone and we look forward to another successful year in 2014/2015.
*Our website will be changing next term. Unfortunately, we may be without a school website for a time. Please ensure you use newsletters and our school Twitter account to keep in touch with school events.

Estyn Inspection Report 2014
'Herbert Thompson is an excellent school.'(Estyn 2014)
We are thrilled and so proud to announce that Herbert Thompson Primary is the first school in Cardiff to receive 'excellent' for all aspects of the inspection. This is a huge achievement and the whole school community should be so proud.
Sincere thanks to our pupils, parents, governors and staff for their committment and continued hard work. Llongyfarchiadau!
*Click on the link above to read the report for yourselves.

Latest Events
Llangrannog 2014
Click on the image above to see how Year 6 are getting on in Llangrannog. Let's hope the sun keeps shining all week!

Community Litter Pick
Huge thanks to Year 5 children and PC Evans and PC Whitlock who took part in a community litter pick as part of a community project to keep Ely clean. The children were very enthusiastic and managed to collect a lot of litter! Well done all!


World Book Day 2014
Wow! Again, our families do us proud. Thank you for dressing up as your favourite character to mark World Book Day. School uniform tomorrow please! Well done all!

Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant 2014
Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus pawb! What a great day we had at our annual Eisteddfod dressing in traditional costume, performing on stage,taking part in a range of competitions and hearing the winners of a range of competitions. Llongyfarchiadau pawb!

Rock Foundlings Visit!
What a rocking experience we all had this week! Huge thanks to all the members of the rock band, Rock Foundlings from Scotland who visited all week and worked with all Key Stage 2 pupils creating and performing songs. Many thanks to all the parents and families who came to the concert and rapped with Miss Hocking! You rock!

Croeso I'r Criw Gymraeg
Meet all our members of Criw Gymraeg. Our amazing pupils ensure that we are using Welsh throughout the school and praise and reward pupils for speaking our wonderful language. Ardderchog pawb!

Keith Towler, Children's Commissioner for Wales Visit
Many thanks to Keith Towler, Children's Commissioner for Wales, for taking the time out to visit our school, explain his important role and answer our questions. It has to be said, what amazing questioning skills our children have. Mr Towler was so impressed!

Year 2 Cosmeston Lakes Trip
Our Year 2 pupils had an amazing field trip to Cosmeston Lakes this week. They had a brilliant hands on experience learning all about animals in woodland habitats.

Christmas Concert 2013 - The Magical Christmas Jigsaw
Another fantastic Christmas Concert this year! Congratulations to all pupils from year 1 to 6 who put on a brilliant show performing The Magical Christmas Jigsaw. Click the icon to see lots more photos!

Christmas Dynamo Week Fayre
Another fantastic Christmas Fayre selling our Dynamo Week creations. Which year group made the most profit? Watch this space!

Cardiff County Cross Country
Year 5 and 6 had an amazing experience competing in the Cardiff County cross country competition at Leckwith Stadium. We are very proud for their efforts!!

Year 5 Extreme Sports!
Year 5 pupils had an amazing day at Cardiff International White Water Centre in The Bay. Much fun was had by all, even if they did get rather wet!

Ely Football Festival 2013
The Herbert Thompson boys and girls football teams recently represented the school at the Ely Football Festival. Both teams performed fantastically throughout the day. Click on the image above to see more of the fantastic effort they put in!

MAT Day 2013
Herbert Thompson recently held our More Able and Talented (MAT) day to celebrate the many different talents that are here at the school. Click on the image above to see more of our fantastic day!

Headteacher's Welcome
Click on the image to read the warm welcome from our Headteacher, Miss Hocking.


More School Awards!
We should be so proud of our school. In the last term we have been awarded the second Eco Flag in recognition of our environmentally friendly actions, including energy saving
and recycling, an ‘Inspire’ award for our school team from 'Cardiff Against Bullying',the Healthy Schools National Quality Award for being a health promoting
workplace AND the 'Investors in Families' award! This is in recognition of all the hard work of our parents, pupils and staff. Llongyfarchiadau pawb!

Cardiff County Council Childcare Survey
Childcare Survey
Please take a few moments to complete the online questionnaire about your throughts on childcare to enable Cardiff County Council to identify gaps in provision. Click on the link below to access the survey. Many thanks!


The Zone Play Centre
Many thanks to The Zone Play Centre for offering play sessions as a reward for our amazing pupils. We have a wonderful time! Click on the image below.

Improving Attendance
Here at Herbert Thompson we are constantly striving to improve school attendance as this is the biggest factor that effects achievement and attainment. Click on the link below to find out how you can help your child and support the school.

Follow Miss Hocking on Twitter!
Follow us on Twitter to keep up to date with events at Herbert Thompson Primary.
Follow us at:
Bethan Hocking @missbhocking

My Maths
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ICT Fun!


Click on the image above to take you into the ICT page where you will find lots of games and work created by our amazing pupils using a variety of software. Enjoy!

Photo Gallery

Whilst browsing our wonderful website, why not take a look at some of the brilliant activities and school trips in our photo gallery by clicking on the image above!!

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