Builth Cross Country

LLanidloes Primary School once again had a very successful day at the cross country competition. This was the first time there has been a Powys Schools Cross Country Challenge in many years. The school attended with the same team that entered the Newtown Cross Country.

There were again some excellent individual stand out performances, with the teams very well represented in the overall standings also. The field was very strong in all races.

Top 20 Finishers for Llanidloes.

Year 4 Girls (The team came 2nd overall).             Year 4 Boys   

3rd Molly                                                                       15th Rees

11th Lily

18th Carys


Year 5 Girls (The team came 1st overall)       Year 5 Boys (The team came 1st overall)

4th Sofia                                                                  3rd Callum

11th Zara

18th Rhiannon

19th Enys

20th Mia

Year 6 Girls (The team came 2nd overall)   Year 6 Boys

20th Lily                                                             18th Morgan

Llanidloes also won the competition for best overall school.

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Newtown Cross Country

Llanidloes Primary School did very well at this years Cluster Cross Country, with many children qualifying for the Inaugural Powys Final in Builth Wells.

Here are some of our stand out performances (top 10)

Year 3 Boys                                            Year 3 Girls

1st Aron                                                   3rd Maddie

3rd Evan                                                  7th Olivia

5th Max

Year 4 Boys                                            Year 4 Girls

9th Rees                                                   1st Molly

8th Lily

Year 5 Boys                                           Year 5 Girls

1st Callum                                                3rd Zara

5th Sophia

9th Rhiannon

Year 6 Boys                                            Year 6 Girls

4th Caine                                                  7th  Ffion

7th Morgan                                               9th Lily

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A huge well done to all that took part. The school also did well in the overall large schools category.


Aberystwyth Cyclefest 2016

Congratulations to all the children who took part in the Cyclefest last half term.image

All the results can be found on the following link:


Special mention to Molly who was 2nd the Year 3 race

Overall the Year 3 girls team were 2nd and the Year 4 boys team was 3rd.

Dance Powys

Dance Powys visited us in school yesterday. All the Key Stage 2 children were treated to a fantastic educational performance.

ace for life

  Everyone one is excited for the Race for life. The sun is shinning, the medals are ready. We are going to have a fun afternoon. By Lorne, Sam and Ollie.



Powys Swimming Gala 2016

Congratulations to to the children who qualified for the Powys Swimming Gala. Everyone swam there best and enjoyed the experience.

In this picture are the children who swam in the 1st round-  Llanidloes area gala.


Below are the children who qualified for the next round. The Newtown area gala.


The picture below shows the children who have qualified for the 3rd round of the competition. Llanidloes/Newtown and Welshpool area gala.


We wish the children all the best in the next round of the competition.

Good luck.

Sport Relief Fun Run 2016

Blwyddyn 5 a 6 – Dosbarth Mrs Higgs a Mr Jones

Mrs Higgs is in school Mondays-Thursdays and Mr Jones on Fridays.

Important information

  • Swimming is every Wednesday afternoon in the second half of the term.                 February half term- Easter Holidays                   May half term- Summer Holidays
  • PE takes place on Wednesday afternoons when the children are not swimming.
  • Outdoor games takes place on a Thursday afternoon.
  • During the month of March, Y5/Y6 pupils are able to take part in hockey sessions on a Tuesday lunchtime with the High School 5×60 officer, Miss Katie Hamer.
  • Up until the Easter holidays, the pupils will have the opportunity to take part in karate sessions with Mr Lee Taylor as part of their PE lessons.
  • Year 5 pupils have the opportunity to visit Llangrannog in March/April to develop their Welsh skills and have lots of fun.
  • Year 6 pupils will have the opportunity to visit Pendine in June/July- it certainly looks lots of fun. Hwyl i bawb!
  • Children will have new spellings to learn every Friday and will be tested on the following Friday.
  • Children will have Maths/Literacy homework every week and will be expected to read at home and continue learning their times tables. Please help them in any way that you can.
  • We are studying The Tudors and are currently looking at voyages and explorers of this time.
  • We are also studying the River Severn and are hoping to plan a visit to the Source of the Severn in the Summer term.
  • Some of our art work has been displayed in the health centre in Llanidloes and we will be continuing to change the art work on a regular basis. Please leave any comments in the book provided. We enjoy reading your thoughts.