Week Two

Starting: 20/11/17

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13.11.17 - Week 2 - INSET Day 17.11.17 - no school for pupils! 9 days ago.

Aled Hughes' Bike Ride for Children in Need

Aled Hughes, Radio Cymru and Pudsey Bear called into the school to visit the pupils as he sets off on his 170 mile bike ride of Wales in aid of BBC Children in Need.  Aled will be visiting 60 schools during the 5 day bike ride! &n...

Callum Nicholls Year 9 - Cricket Achievement

A huge congratulations to Callum Nicholls who has won the Cricket Wales Under 13 Player of the Year 2017 award! What an excellent achievement. Keep at it Callum!    ...

Sportswomen of the year Awards 2017

Following on from their outstanding success this summer in the USA, the TeamWales Paracheer squad have been nomiated in tonights Sunday Times Sportswomen of the year awards. The squad which includes our very own Eliza and Isabell price (yea...

Nuffield Awards

Joe, Caitlin & Nyasha's hard work researching over the summer is being displayed in the Nuffield celebration event this evening (23.10.17) at Techniquest.  ...

Calon Lan Day

 Year 11 pupils training pupils from Years 7, 8 and 9 with football circuits as part of our 'Calon Lan' day....

Netball Achievements

Congratulations to the following pupils who have been selected for the county netball team under 16's Shauna Wincop, Freya Williams under 14's Lara Watts, Nia Williams, Carys Minton...

Ethan Williams 6th Form - Young Leader Award!

Ethan Williams won a Young Leader Award in the Welsh Leader Awards. Please see the link below for further information (Welsh only available):

Positive Achievement Award

Congratulations to Ella Jones-Iles who won the Positive Achievement Award last July.  Ella has continued her studies at Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg and now is in Year 12.  Well done....

Netball Achievements

Congratulations to Taylor Edwards, Olivia Leyshon, Carys Minton and Lara Watts from Year 9 who have been selected to represent Taff Ely for Glamorgan County trials. Good luck!...

Date Sport Home   Score   Away Report
14.06.17, 7:00pm Rounders Blwyddyn 10 / Year 10   34   27   Bryn Celynnog
14.06.17, 4:00pm Rounders Blwyddyn 7/8 / Years 7/8   12   4   Bryn Celynnog
24.05.17, 4:00pm Rounders Blwyddyn 10   27   14   Ysgol Bro Edern
06.03.17, 4:15pm Netball Blwyddyn 11 / Year 11   1   9   Bryn Celynnog
06.03.17, 4:00pm Netball Blwyddyn 10 / Year 10    16   0   Bryn Celynnog
28.02.17, 4:15pm Netball Blwyddyn 7 Year 7   8   1   Ysgol Llanhari
Campws Cymunedol Garth Olwg
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It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to our website.  I very much hope that you will enjoy browsing through our website and that you will gain a valuable insight into all the opportunities and activities available to our pupils by our dedicated staff.  You will also join us in celebrating the successes of our talented and industrious pupils.  We pride ourselves on the caring ethos of the school in which the welfare of our pupils is paramount.  This forms the foundation that enables them to happily progress through the school and realise their potential.

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Trystan Edwards