YSGOL Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg primary school held their annual sports day to coincide with National Schools Sports Week which encourages pupils to be more active and celebrate PE.

The weather was kind and many families turned out to watch the fun packed races, including the traditional running, obstacle course and relay race.

Every child took part in every race from nursery to year 6 competing in the schools three house teams, Mihangel, Illtud and Cadog.

Tomi Turner, a Year 3 teacher, said: "Sports day at our school is all about taking part and having fun, it’s a great opportunity for the children to get active and work as part of a team, da iawn bawb."

Over in the secondary school, things were also warming up as they went to Jenner Park for their sports day.

The sun was shining as the promising athletes took to the track and field competitions.

Every pupil in the school takes part in the 1,500-metre run which is now a yearly tradition.

This year, the school was collecting sponsor money for their chosen charity, Velindre Cancer Centre.

The spirits were high as everyone encouraged each other around the track.

Many of the competitors represent the school on a weekly basis in various athletics competitions.

Several records were broken during the day, including – Year 10’s Moli Lyons, setting a new record for the 1,500m (4minutes 58 seconds) and the 800m (2 minutes 26 seconds), Year 9’s Charlie Hurdman, 1,500m (4 minutes 47 seconds) and 800m (2 minutes 18 seconds), and Megan Hastings running the 200m in 27 seconds.

Also, Macsen Stockton managed a record-breaking high jump of 1.63m, with Soffia Easterby of year 7 jumping an impressive 8.63m in the triple jump to set a new record.

This year, it was Cadog house’s time to shine as they won with 3270 points.

This is the first time for Cadog to be victorious in the sports day since the school’s first year!

Da iawn bawb!