SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Llantarnam Community Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Llantarnam Community Primary School. Josh Lloyd making a model microbe. (11363846)

6:11pm Thursday 16th October 2014

“Where everyone matters” – a motto truly reflective of Llantarnam Community Primary School, as Hannah Wood discovers.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Kymin View Primary

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Kymin View Primary. Parents, babies and toddler in the Community Garden House. (11187073)

6:22pm Thursday 9th October 2014

ONE of Monmouthshire’s newest head teachers is relishing her post at the helm of a busy primary school.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Padre Pio RC Primary School, Pontypool

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Padre Pio Catholic School in Pontypool. Pictured is Headteacher Paul Welsh. (10561935)

6:10pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

PADRE Pio RC Primary School, Pontypool, is bursting with enthusiasm over its diverse range of learning initiatives. Hannah Wood discovers how it’s all about pupil participation at this school.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Charles Williams Church in Wales Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the week, plus official school opening after Caerleon Endowed Infant and Caerleon Endowed Junior School amalgamated in April 2014.
EXCITED Pupils of the 'endowed junior section' look forward to the joining of the two schools, which will

6:11pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Charles Williams Church in Wales Primary School in Caerleon opened its doors to the public last week as Newport’s most recently amalgamated primary. HANNAH WOOD went to the grand opening to find out more.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Mount Pleasant Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the Week is Mount Pleasant Primary School.  Pictured is the entrance to the school. (10305734)

11:03am Thursday 18th September 2014

FOR Mount Pleasant Primary School in Newport, 2014 may be a school year that’s difficult to top.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Pembroke Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the week-Prembroke Primary School, Bulwark
ACTING HEAD  Jo Child, (ok) (10150919)

6:11pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Pupils at Pembroke Primary School in Bulwark, will soon all be playing sweet music. Carys Thomas goes to find out about their music initiatives and their love for outdoors.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Blenheim Road primary , Cwmbran

South Wales Argus: Gill Ellis, head teacher of Coed Eva, who’s been on secondment as acting head at Blenheim Road Primary School in St Dials. She’s about to become executive head teacher of both schools. Pictured is Gill outside Coed Eva Primary in Cwmbran. (748

6:05pm Thursday 24th July 2014

“COURAGE, respect, co-operation,” reads a poster in the headmistress’ office at Blenheim Road Community Primary School, and it is clear that these three words have a lot of importance here.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Somerton Primary

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Somerton Primary. Pictured is Courtney Thomas with her mum Hannah Whiteley. (7992333)

6:14pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A school with a difference, SOMERTON PRIMARY in Newport puts pupil participation and enjoyment above all else, as reporter SOPHIE BROWSON discovers.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Willowtown Primary, Ebbw Vale

South Wales Argus: School of the week is Willowtown Primary. Pictured is the outside of the school. (7026917)

7:09pm Thursday 10th July 2014

It's a fun learning environment at Willowtown Community Primary School as KEILIGH BAKER finds out.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: St Mary's CIW Primary, Brynmawr

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - St Marys Church in Wales Primary - Brynmawr. Abi Reece and Cai Stone make plastic footballs to send to school in Tanzania aspart of their twinning project. (7614325)

6:12pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Learning at St Mary’s Church in Wales Primary School is fun and fast-paced. KATHARINE SKELLON finds out more.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Trellech Primary

South Wales Argus: School of the Week-Trellech Primary School
FILMED Pupils Johnny Dunkley and Millie Edwards were filmed by Mon  TV as part of a healthy eating programme (7113202)

6:12pm Thursday 26th June 2014

PRIMARY schoolchildren have been enjoying a summer of fun at Trellech Primary with football games in the lead-up to the World Cup as well as a show modelled on Britain's Got Talent.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Ponthir Church in Wales Primary

South Wales Argus: Ceris Spooner head of Ponthir Chuch in Wales School (7147151)

6:11pm Thursday 19th June 2014

THE beauty of a small primary school is that everyone can be involved in the same topic from reception through to year six.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Cross Ash Primary

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Cross Ash Primary School. Zsa Zsi Mount and Tilly Probert hula hooping. (6472855)

6:14pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Cross Ash Primary School aims to help children gain their independence as CARYS THOMAS finds out.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Castle Park Primary, Caldicot

South Wales Argus: School of the week, Castle Park Primary School in CaldicotDEPUTY HEAD Jon Keohane (ok) (6383380)

6:20pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Pupils at Castle Park Primary are leaping to success both in and outside of the classroom as KATH SKELLON finds out.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Malpas Court Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the Week- Malpas Court Primary School. Tayah Bald, Ashley Hudson-Thompson and Oliwia Pyzyk making sandwiches. (6507333)

6:12pm Thursday 29th May 2014

From firefighting to filling supermarket shelves and working in a bank, children at Malpas Court Primary School have been given an insight into their futures. John Phillips reports.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Blaenavon Heritage VC Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Blaenavon VC Heritage Primary School. Ashden Davey and Ewan Gilmore learning on their tablet computers. (5978533)

6:33pm Thursday 15th May 2014

It may have only been running for two years but Blaenavon Heritage VC Primary School is already a major part of the community and is enjoying success as JOHN PHILLIPS finds out.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Milton Infants School

South Wales Argus: School of the week features Milton Infants and Nursery School.  Pictured during nursery play time are Rising 3's class left Corin Williams and Katelyn Croft. (5890601)

6:09pm Thursday 8th May 2014

SCHOOL of the Week –Milton Infants School

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: St Andrew's Junior School

South Wales Argus: Acting headteacher Lesley James (5241475)

6:03pm Thursday 1st May 2014

A school that encourages its pupils to ‘live life to the full and reach for the stars’ St Andrews Junior School in Newport is one that strives to bring out the best in its children as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovers.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Milton Junior School in Newport

South Wales Argus: School of the Week features Milton Junior School in Newport.  Pictured left is Jayden Featherstone and Libby Thomas plating up fruit salad bowls for lunch, which is encouraged at the school. (5205244)

6:22pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Milton Junior School is very proud of its pupils and works hard to prepare them for the future as CAIO IWAN finds out.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Dewstow Primary

South Wales Argus: School of the week-Dewstow Primary in Caldicot
CARNIVAL Year 1 and 2 pupils show off their colurful floats as they listen to the samba music (5260215)

4:04pm Thursday 17th April 2014

It's not just about getting the pupils involved in learning at Dewstow Primary but the parents too as Danielle Lewis finds out.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Llanyrafon Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Llanyrafon Primary. Mia Walker and Lily May Palfrey at the computers. (5145457)

10:54am Thursday 10th April 2014

As a school that educates children about money, savings and business at a young age, Llanyrafon Primary School is setting up children with life skills in mind as Danielle Lewis finds out.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK : Eveswell Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Eveswell Primary School, Newport. Eleven-Year-Old Laeni-Jay Morgan takes a shot during football training.  (4720265)

6:12pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Friendly and ambitious, Eveswell Primary School in Newport aims to bring out the best in its pupils as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovers.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Rogerstone Primary

South Wales Argus: Alex Drayton makes a coffee in Beanies Cafe (4539168)

11:51am Thursday 20th March 2014

Modern teaching methods are helping to prepare children for the adult world at Rogerstone Primary School as JOHN PHILLIPS finds out.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: West Monmouth School

South Wales Argus: School of the week is West Monmouth School in Pontypool.  Pictured is Nadia Jones, year 11 working on her restaurant art project. (4382491)

6:16pm Thursday 13th March 2014

IT MAY be a historic school but when it comes to educating children West Monmouth has lots of unique and modern methods as JOHN PHILLIPS finds out.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Llanmartin Primary School

South Wales Argus: SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Llanmartin Primary School

6:03pm Thursday 6th March 2014

THE first things new visitors would notice around Llanmartin Primary School is how colourful it is and its location on the border of Monmouthshire and Newport.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: We visit Glan Usk Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the Week is Glan Usk Primary School.  Pictured are children from Year 1 in front of the smart board with Teacher Rachel Roach Rooke. (3657693)

8:06pm Thursday 27th February 2014

WALKING through the gates of Glan Usk Primary School, it's hard not to be instantly impressed by what you witness.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: St Joseph’s Primary School, Newport

South Wales Argus: Hockey players, left to right, Ffion Parker, Llewelyn Clements, Mason Collins, Sam Beckett, Felix Pelling, Matt Manchip, Katie Poretta, Ruben Casa-Grande, Bethan Jones, Phoebe Sparrow and Niamh Mulachy-Jones

6:10pm Thursday 20th February 2014

LAURA LEA visits St Joseph’s Primary School in Newport where a love of learning is at the heart of the close-knit school.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Woodlands Community Primary School

1:03pm Thursday 13th February 2014

THE Woodlands Community Primary School is in Upper Cwmbran, where it has been since September, 2006, following the amalgamation of Woodlands Infant School and Woodlands Junior School.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: St David's RC Primary School, Cwmbran

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - St David's RC Junior and Infants School - Cwmbran. Teacher Mrs Lewis teaching her Year One class about dinosaurs. (3450083)

6:04pm Thursday 6th February 2014

St David’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Cwmbran is a popular school.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Pillgwenlly Primary School

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Pillgwenlly Primary School in Newport is featured this week.  Pictured is Head Teacher Kath Bevan. (3502769)

6:03pm Thursday 30th January 2014

LAURA LEA visits Pillgwenlly Primary School, where the focus is on learning, playing and working together.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Trinant Primary School

South Wales Argus: SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Trinant Primary School

6:10pm Thursday 23rd January 2014

PUPILS are on the stepping stones to success at Trinant Primary School. KATH SKELLON reports.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Millbrook Primary School, Bettws

South Wales Argus: SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Millbrook Primary School, Bettws

6:04pm Thursday 16th January 2014

Pupils at Millbrook Primary School are busy honing their skills to become a successful future generation as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovers.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Llanvihangel Crucorney Primary

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Llanvihangel Crucorney Primary. Jess Whistance, Henry Davies, Ella Driscoll, and Emmee Davies at their fruit and veg stall. (2989984)

6:12pm Thursday 9th January 2014

IT MAYBE the end of term for children at Llanvihangel Crucorney Primary but they are showing no signs of slowing down.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Duffryn High School, Newport

South Wales Argus: Head of Geography Anna Knight takes a class

3:04pm Thursday 19th December 2013

NINE years ago, only a fifth of students at Duffryn High School, in Newport, achieved five good GCSEs. Now more than 80 per cent of their students are achieving that standard.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Llanfoist Fawr Primary

South Wales Argus: School of the Week - Llanfoist Primary. (left to right) Emily O'Shea, Ella Tranter and Megan Simmons improve their balancing skills. (2642704)

6:12pm Thursday 12th December 2013

Llanfoist Fawr Primary School, in Abergavenny is situated in the beautiful surrounding hills. Carys Thomas went to visit how the setting lends itself to the children's learning.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Magor Church in Wales Primary

South Wales Argus: School of the week
Magor Church in Wales Primary School
Cookery and soup lessons for pupils from left, Ben Wall, Abigail Bradley, Ieuan Venn-Jones, (ok), and Eva Keilthy, (ok) (2818316)

6:05pm Thursday 5th December 2013

YOUNGSTERS at Magor Church in Wales Primary are excitedly looking forward to Christmas. JOHN PHILLIPS reports.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: We visit Deri View Primary School, Abergavenny

South Wales Argus: Deri View Primary School of the week in Abergavenny. Blitz Projects with Maddie Wood 9 and .Ryan Sage 9 (2584051)

2:15pm Friday 29th November 2013

A new era has arrived at Deri View Primary School in Abergavenny, as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovered.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Deri View Primary School in Abergavenny

South Wales Argus: Alannah Robinson, Charlotte Rogers and Holly Creighton, nine, playing outside Deri View Primary School in Abergavenny

6:10pm Thursday 28th November 2013

A new era has arrived at Deri View Primary School in Abergavenny, as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovered.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Today we visit Fleur de Lys Primary

South Wales Argus: SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Today we visit Fleur de Lys Primary

6:02pm Thursday 21st November 2013

FROM a VE Day street party to a cooking class, a Kindle reading club, looking after the eco-greenhouse and running a science lab, children at Fleur de Lys Primary School have a lot to shout about. KATH SKELLON reports.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Learning is fun at Blackwood Primary School

6:02pm Thursday 14th November 2013

Having fun is the key to learning at BLACKWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovers

School of the Week: Blaenycwm Primary School, Brynmawr

South Wales Argus: School of the Week: Blaenycwm Primary School, Brynmawr

3:02pm Thursday 7th November 2013

FRIENDSHIP and learning go hand in hand at Blaenycwm school in Brynmawr. EMMA MACKINTOSH reports.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Pupils' reading improves at Maesglas Primary

South Wales Argus: Maesglas Primary - School of the Week. Teacher Mrs Andrea Boswell helps Shannon Wall with her writing. (1654379)

6:02pm Thursday 31st October 2013

Celebrating diversity is at the heart of Maesglas Primary School, Newport, when CARYS THOMAS went to visit.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: We visit Goytre Fawr Primary School

South Wales Argus: Goytre Fawr Primary - School of the Week. Headteacher Nicola Sutherland and Deputy Head Lisa Wilkinson. (1368003)

6:02pm Thursday 24th October 2013

AN action-packed agenda means that children at Goytre Fawr Primary School reach their full potential as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovers.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Kymin View Primary School

South Wales Argus: HEALTHY EATING: Children with their favourite cook, Ann Wilkins

6:02pm Thursday 17th October 2013

A HEALTHY life is at the heart of learning at Monmouth's Kymin View Primary. JEN MILLS reports.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Happy pupils at Cwmbran's Blenheim Road Primary

South Wales Argus: Blenheim Road Community Primary School. School of the Week. Acting Headteacher Tracy French outside the School. (1296552)

6:02pm Thursday 10th October 2013

Happy children are the key to successful learning as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovers at Blenheim Road Community Primary School, Cwmbran.

School of the week: Lliswerry High School

South Wales Argus: Lliswerry High School. A PE lesson in process on one of the school's synthetic pitches (1107143)

6:12pm Thursday 3rd October 2013

Beautifully refurbished and bursting with life, Lliswerry High School in Newport is paving the way for high-flying pupils to achieve success, as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovers.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Ysgol Gymraeg Ifor Hael in Newport

South Wales Argus: Ysgol Gymraeg Ifor Hael pupils enjoy a geography

6:20pm Thursday 26th September 2013

Staff at Newport’s Ysgol Gymraeg Ifor Hael believe that Welsh language education is the pathway to success, as SOPHIE BROWNSON discovers.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: St Julian’s School

South Wales Argus: WORK AND FUN: Year 7 and 9 pupils compile research on school iPads. They are, left to right, Ben Hopkins, Charley Pearce, Jordan Parton, Liam Gale and Owain Dunning

12:40pm Thursday 6th June 2013

Situated in Heather Road, Newport, St Julian’s School has enjoyed a number of exciting changes recently, as KATH SKELLON reports.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Fairwater High School

South Wales Argus: CHEMISTRY LESSON: From left, Adam Gage, Tyler Wakefield and Ross Lang conduct an experiment

3:27pm Thursday 2nd May 2013

Cwmbran’s Fairwater High School has undergone a huge transformation – and is giving youngsters ambition, confidence and a great work ethic. DANIELLE SHERIDAN reports.

SCHOOL OF THE WEEK: Cantref Primary School, Abergavenny

South Wales Argus: IMPORTANT ROLE: Members of the school council Megan Spiers, Ethan Stockham, Matthew Watkins, Olivia Thomas, Jodie Norman, Maisie Williams, Dylan Humphrey, Alex Betts and Joshua Edwards

4:10pm Thursday 29th November 2012

THERE are awards galore at Abergavenny’s Cantref Primary School, as CATHERINE COOK discovered. CANTREF Primary School, Abergavenny, opened in September 2005 following the closure of Park Street Infants and Harold Road Junior Schools.






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