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This is an exciting opportunity for any pupils who play... violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, trumpet, cornet, horn, trombone or percussion.

They have over 120 members aged between 7 and 12.


This year as things are a little different, young musicians are invited to come along and spend an evening with the orchestra, giving them an opportunity to experience playing with the orchestra first hand!

They are appealing to year 6 pupils or below who are approaching grade 1 standard or beyond.

Rehearsals take place every Thursday evening at Whitchurch High School - Lower School site from 5.45pm to 7.15pm.


In the first half of the evening, each instrumental group has tuition from a specialist tutor, before playing together in the full orchestra with the conductor for the second half of the evening,



CMU Survey


Cardiff Metropolitan University, Public Health Wales, and Cardiff & Vale University Health Board have commissioned an independent research agency, Hitch Marketing, to conduct a short survey with South Wales residents to understand people’s physical activity habits.


Communities in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan face multiple challenges to lead active lifestyles and research suggests that physical activity levels have decreased during the lockdown periods across South Wales.


We want to support our residents in the most appropriate way to meet their needs. The results from this survey will inform our approach to support residents in improving their health and wellbeing through physical activity. However, we need your help to reach them.


The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete, and participants will have the opportunity to be entered into a prize draw for a £25 voucher.


Thank you in advance for your support of our campaign.






Welsh Ambulance Service want to ensure that important information was still being shared with our next generation of callers whilst seizing new innovative opportunities and influence positive behaviours.  We are delighted to announce the launch of our new bilingual gaming app Blue Light Hub to help children & young people understand what to do in an emergency in a fun and engaging way.


Aimed predominately at 7-12 year olds, the Trust’s Blue Light Hub app which boasts four games, teach users about what happens when they call 999, the appropriate use of 999, how ambulance resources are dispatched and managed and the different uniforms they might encounter on their NHS journey. The lightly challenging games allows the player to become familiar with appearances, and take on various roles and challenges carried out by the emergency services. By rewarding players for their efforts with points, level badges, game unlocks, and the ability to accessorise their own avatar, the player is encouraged to return to the hub frequently, developing a familiarity with the theme, further encouraging them to make better choices about how to treat the emergency services, and what to do in difficult situations.


You can download the Blue Light Hub app for free on the apple app store for iOS, and on Google Play from a Google Android device by searching for either Blue Light Hub or Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust.



As the long summer holiday approaches here is some safety information to keep you all safe as you head to the beach.

If you are planning a trip to the beach it is important to remember:-

  • to choose a lifeguarded beach
  • if you get into trouble in the water, float to live
  • in an emergency call 999 for the coastguard
  • inflatable toys are not suitable for use in the sea



For more information on how to stay safe this summer check out our online advice at









School Admission Arrangements 2022-2023


Further to the email below, the School Admission Arrangements 2022-2023 were considered by the Council Cabinet at its meeting on 18 March 2021.


At this meeting the Cabinet agreed the School Admission Arrangements 2022/2023 as set out in the Admission Policy 2022/2023.


Details can be found on the Council website via the link below:

Or click on the link below to view a PDF copy.


If you have any queries regarding this please contact the Schools Organisation Programme Team on 029 2087 2720 or via email at

PDF Copy of School Admission Policy 2022-2023

Healthy School Snacks

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Welsh Rugby legend Sam Warburton has had many titles in his career – a Grand Slam, the Six Nations, youngest ever World Cup captain – and now he’s retired, Cardiff Dogs Home Ambassador.

It’s this new role that is the focus of Sam’s attention now, as he’s joined forces with local registered charity The Rescue Hotel to try to raise £500,000 to refurbish the kennels at Cardiff Dogs Home, which looks after up to 1000 stray dogs from Cardiff a year.

Sam talks about the fundraiser in this video clip


To donate, please visit:

Sam said: “I’ve had dogs my whole life. I’ve had two dogs from Cardiff Dogs Home in the family, and the happiness they’ve brought has been unbelievable.

“One of the things I always wanted to do when I finished my playing career was help the local dogs home. The dogs in there all deserve a good life and I really want to play a part in doing that for them.”

“Some dogs board in there for 12 months until they find their forever home, so hopefully we can raise as much money as possible and give them a lovely environment to stay in.”

The Dogs Home, which has received at least one RSPCA PawPrints Award every year since 2008 in recognition of its standards, is supported by ‘The Rescue Hotel’, a charity which was set up in April last year to raise funds for additional services, such as qualified behaviourists for dogs awaiting rehoming, and run by Cardiff Council.


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Join Amgueddfa Cymru and take part in the Big Museum Easter Trail from your own home!

Here's a taster of what’s included:


  • Decorate your Easter egg templates ready for your trail      
  • Make an Easter basket to collect your eggs.   
  • Solve the clues to find each egg.   
  • Crack the password to unlock your Easter activity pack full of eggcellent craft activities.     
  • Bake and decorate some tasty Easter biscuits.   
  • Try dyeing some eggs with things already in your kitchen.
  • Learn about how people in Wales used to celebrate Easter.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Tickets are £2 for the whole family (not including ticket fee and VAT)

We’d like to offer you a 10% discount with code SIOCLED10

Just type this code into the promo code box to unlock the discounted tickets

All materials and activities supplied for this event will be bilingual (Welsh & English).

For details and tickets: Helfa Basg Fawr yr Amgueddfa: GARTREF|The Big Museum Easter Trail: AT HOME Tickets, Sat 27 Mar 2021 at 11:00 | Eventbrite