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Addams Family Show

02
Oct
Addams Family Show

Tickets on sale now!...

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Head Pupils

02
Oct
Head Pupils

Congratulations to Aneurin James and Ella Jones-Iles on their appointment as Head Pupils! Congratulations also to Bethan Horscroft-Preest and Morgan Evans on their appointment as Deputy Head Pupils....

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Jack Karadogan, Year 10

19
Sep
Jack Karadogan, Year 10

Jack was selected to play with the Wales Football Squad for boys born in 2004!  What an excellent achievement!...

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Her Academi Morgan

12
Jun
Her Academi Morgan

Congratulations to Thomas and Ella on their success in the Her Academi Morgan in the GwyddonLe in the Urdd Eisteddfod. Well done to Thomas for winning the best speaker for nuclear energy and his ...

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Blues Cup Rugby Competition

22
May
Blues Cup Rugby Competition

Congratulations to our Year 7 pupils who participated in the Blues Cup compeitition.  The Under 12's Pontypridd Rugby Team won the competition. Congratulations also to the Year 7 pupils who repr...

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Girls' Under 15 Welsh Cup Football Final

14
May
Girls' Under 15 Welsh Cup Football Final

Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg’s under 15s girls’ soccer team secured a tremendous victory in the Welsh Schools Football Cup Final on Saturday (12 May) in Oswestry. The team played Ysgol Bro Myrdd...

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Welsh Darts Open Competition

08
May
Welsh Darts Open Competition

Good luck to Sion Russell, Year 11 who is competing in the Welsh Darts Open Competition which will take place in Turkey this July!...

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School Payments

31
Mar
School Payments

Due to circumstances beyond our control in relation to our School Bank Mandate, we have been unable to bank any cheques for over a month.  I am pleased to be able to reassure you that B...

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Successes!

29
Mar
Successes!

Contratulations to Dylan Griffiths, Year 7, who came first in his group at the National British Schools Trampoline finals in Belfast! Good luck also to Ethan Vaughan, Year 10, who will be representin...

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ICU World Champtionships

29
Mar
ICU World Champtionships

Good luck to Isabell Price year 12 and Eliza Price year 10 who are part of Team Wales competing in the ICU World Championships held in America....

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Girls' Under 15 Welsh Cup Competition

29
Mar
Girls' Under 15 Welsh Cup Competition

Congratulations to the girls from years 8, 9 a 10 for beating Stanwell School 4-2 in the semi final of the Under 15 Welsh Cup.  Goals were scored by Lara Watts x 2, Katie Harding and Eliza Collie...

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YEPS Annual Awards Ceremony

23
Mar
YEPS Annual Awards Ceremony

A huge congratulations to Ebony Smith, Year 9 on winning the 'Shining Star' award at the YEPS Annual Awards Ceremony!...

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Rugby Dewar Shield Semi Final Competition

22
Mar
Rugby Dewar Shield Semi Final Competition

Congratulations to Ponty Schools on their win against Cardiff Schools yesterday at Cardiff Arms Park in the Dewar Shield semi final . Good luck in the final at the Principality Stadium! ...

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School open tomorrow - 19.3.18!

04
Mar
School open tomorrow - 19.3.18!

 Ysgol ar agor i bawb yfory. Cyngor i bawb wisgo esgidiau addas, a sicrhau bod cot addas gan y disgyblion oherwydd y tywydd oer. Diolch yn fawr. / School open to everyone tomorrow. Please wear su...

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Opening of the new 3g Pitch!

14
Feb
Opening of the new 3g Pitch!

The Director of Education and the Local Councillors celebrated the opening of the school's new 3g pitch!  ...

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Tennis Wales Awards

02
Feb
Tennis Wales Awards

We are extremely proud to announce that Garth Olwg has won the Educational Award of the Year.  Congratulations are warmly extended to the pupils and staff involved, with a very special thank you ...

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Garth Olwg Care Home School Choir Visit

21
Dec
Garth Olwg Care Home School Choir Visit

Our pupils sang carols at the Garth Olwg Care Home today....

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Welsh Regional Indoor Athletics Championships

04
Dec
Welsh Regional Indoor Athletics Championships

Congratulations to Alex Halliday, Year 11 who came first in the 200m running competition with a time of 23.77 seconds.  Contragulations also to his sister, Anna, Year 7 who came 7th in the under ...

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Aled Hughes' Bike Ride for Children in Need

14
Nov
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 sch...

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Callum Nicholls Year 9 - Cricket Achievement

07
Nov
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!    ...

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Sportswomen of the year Awards 2017

26
Oct
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 o...

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Nuffield Awards

23
Oct
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.  ...

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Calon Lan Day

17
Oct
Calon Lan Day

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

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Netball Achievements

25
Sep

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...

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Ethan Williams 6th Form - Young Leader Award!

22
Sep
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):   https://golwg360.cymru/newyddion/cymru/276309-ae...

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Positive Achievement Award

15
Sep
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....

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Netball Achievements

14
Sep

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!...

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GCSE Results 2017

24
Aug
GCSE Results 2017

Congratulations to our pupils on outstanding results! Please see the parent letters of the website for our Press Release....

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A Level, AS Level and BTEC Results

17
Aug
A Level,  AS Level and BTEC Results

Please see 'Parents' and 'Parent Letters' to view the Press Release: http://www.gartholwg.cymru/eng/parentletters      ...

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The Winners of the School Tennis Competition!

21
Jul
The Winners of the School Tennis Competition!

Congratulations to Miss Roberts and Callum Nichols for winning the tennis competition!  ...

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2017 School Tennis Competition Winners!

20
Jul
2017 School Tennis Competition Winners!

Congratulations to Mr Hughes and Olivia Holmes for winning the tennis competition!   Congratulations also to Mr Davies and Sara John who came 2nd in the competition....

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The Winners of the School Tennis Competition!

17
Jul
The Winners of the School Tennis Competition!

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Congratulations!

10
Jul
Congratulations!

Congratulations once again to Freya Williams who was selected to play for the Welsh under 23 basketball team against Ireland!...

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Urdd Athletics Competition

07
Jul
Urdd Athletics Competition

Congratulations to all who competed in the Urdd Athletics competition. Huge congratulations also to the Year 10 boys who won the Wales Urdd competition for the second time!...

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Athletics

28
Jun

Erin Murray, Year 9 has been selected to represent Glamorgan Valleys in the relay!  Good luck!...

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Netball Achievements

28
Jun

A big congratulations to Georgia Jenkins, Year 12 who has been selected to represent the Wales under 21 netball team.  She will be travelling to Botswana to play next week!  Good luck!...

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RCT Music Festival

27
Jun
RCT Music Festival

 Congratulations to a number of our Year 7-9 pupils who participated in the County's Music Festival in the Parc and Dare Theatre, Treorchy! They performed very well!...

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School Tennis Competition

22
Jun
School Tennis Competition

Mr Edwards and Hollie Notley playing against Mr Rhodri Jones and Ceira Mantle....

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Years 7, 8 and 9 Athletics Team

22
Jun
Years 7, 8 and 9 Athletics Team

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Congratulations!

16
Jun
Congratulations!

Congratulations to the Year 7 football team who have won the RCT 6 aside competition....

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Beca Jones Year 9

14
Jun
Beca Jones Year 9

Congratulations to Beca Jones, Year 9 on receiving her cap by playing for the Boys and Girls Club of Wales team against England on Sunday, 29th May....

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Athletics Competition Brecon

12
Jun
Athletics Competition Brecon

Congratulations to the pupils who participated in the athletcis competition in Brecon.  Here are some of the results: Hurdles - 4th Place - Lara Watts 100m - 2nd - Erin Murray 800m - 1st - Sar...

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Freya Williams - Basketball Successes!

08
Jun
Freya Williams - Basketball Successes!

Freya Williams, Year 9 has been selected to compete as part of the Wales U16 Womens Basketball squad and will attend this year’s FIBA European Championships which are taking place in Gibraltar i...

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Eisteddfod

07
Jun
Eisteddfod

Many thanks to our Year 12 pupils who were helping at the Eisteddfod!...

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Osian Gruffydd Eisteddfod

07
Jun
Osian Gruffydd Eisteddfod

Congratulations to Osian who composed the Eisteddfod's ffanfer this year!  ...

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Ethan Williams Eisteddfod

07
Jun
Ethan Williams Eisteddfod

Congratulations to Ethan Williams for winning both 1st and 2nd medals in the composition compeetition for Years 12 and 13. ...

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Garth Olwg/Rhydfelen Reunion

23
May
Garth Olwg/Rhydfelen Reunion

Previous staff and pupil reunion at the Garth Olwg Cluster Stand at the Eisteddfod on Friday, 2nd June at 12.00.   All welcome!...

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Welsh Basketball Achievements

17
May
Welsh Basketball Achievements

Congratulations to Dewi Hobbs and Dylan Williams, Year 8 who have been selected to represent Wales' under 14 basketball team.    ...

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Netball Achievements

17
May
Netball Achievements

Congratulations to  a number of our Year 8 pupils who are part of the Llantwit Fardre Netball Team who are now the Welsh under 13's netball champions....

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Urdd Eisteddfod Sunday Service

09
May
Urdd Eisteddfod Sunday Service

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Rugby Successes - Matthew Iles and Aneurin James Year 11

05
May
Rugby Successes - Matthew Iles and Aneurin James Year 11

Congratulations to Matthew Iles and Aneurin James who were selected to represent Wales' under 16 rugby team....

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Congratulations!

05
May
Congratulations!

Congratulations to Isabell Price year 11 and Eliza Price year 9 who were part of Team Wales who have now become World Champions after winning Gold Medals for Unified Team Freestyle Pom on 27 Apri...

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Welsh Athletics Competition

28
Mar
Welsh Athletics Competition

Congratulations to Mabon Rhys, Year 7 who came 3rd in the 600 metre race....

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Gruff Lloyd Rugby Achievement

13
Mar
Gruff Lloyd Rugby Achievement

A huge congratulation to Gruff Lloyd who was selected to play for the Blue's senior development team against London Scottish in the Irish and British cup competition....

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Netball - Gwenno Iolo Davies

10
Mar
Netball - Gwenno Iolo Davies

Congratulations to Gwenno Iolo Davies, Year 11 who has been selected to Captain the Under 17's Wales Netball Team....

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Rugby Success! Gruff Lloyd Year 13

06
Mar
Rugby Success!  Gruff Lloyd Year 13

Congratulations to Gruff Lloyd, year 13, who was selected o play rugby for Pontypridd Rugby Club’s first team squad over the weekend  Well done Gruff!...

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Harri Wheeler-Sexton Year 11 Athletics Success

06
Mar
Harri Wheeler-Sexton Year 11 Athletics Success

Harri Wheeler Sexton competed for Wales in an International Competition.  He was chosen to compete in the long jump and jumped 6.34 metres. Harri was selected to be part of the team following be...

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Year 8 Girls' Football

16
Jan
Year 8 Girls' Football

Lara Watts, Carys Minton, Jenna Hill and Nia Williams played in a football match for the county against Worcester - congratulations!  It was a very close game!...

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Rugby - Year 7 - Pontypridd Schools Champions!

16
Jan
Rugby - Year 7 - Pontypridd Schools Champions!

Congratulations to our Year 7 rugby team!...

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Pontypridd Schools 8 a-side Rugby Competition

16
Jan
Pontypridd Schools 8 a-side Rugby Competition

Congratulations to our Year 8 team who reached the final in the competition!...

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Rhys Britton - Cycling Achievements

11
Jan
Rhys Britton - Cycling Achievements

Rhys represented Great Britain last weekend at an International event in Holland.   He won 3 events and came 2nd in two.   The picture shows Rhys in his new GB kit.  ...

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Harri Wheeler-Sexton Year 11 and Daniel John Year 10

03
Jan
Harri Wheeler-Sexton Year 11 and Daniel John Year 10

Congratulations to both Harri and Daniel who competed in the GB Athletics Competitions in Ireland in December....

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Football Achievements

12
Dec
Football Achievements

Carys Minton (Captain), Lara Watts, Nia Williams, Jenna Hill (GK) and Megan Bowen, Year 8, have been selected to represent the 2016/17 Glamorgan County girls football squad.    Both C...

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Urdd National Netball Competition

28
Nov
Urdd National Netball Competition

Congratulations to the pupils who competed in the netball competition! Results as follows: Year 8 Team - won every game (8) and Welsh Champions! Year 9/10 Team won two games v Ysgol Bryntawe and Ys...

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Lieu Thomas Year 8

23
Nov
Lieu Thomas Year 8

Congratulations to Lieu who competed in the Welsh Schools Trampoline Championships! ...

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Welsh Athletics Indoor Championships

07
Nov
Welsh Athletics Indoor Championships

Harri Wheeler Sexton won the silver medal at the Welsh Athletics Indoor Championships.  Harri will now go on to represent Wales on the 10th of December in Ireland. Good luck Harri....

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Parent/Carer Survey

03
Nov

If you are a parent/carer, or are expecting a baby, we would like to know your views on childcare in RCT, even if you do not currently use childcare.   Completing this survey will help us ident...

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Parent Governor Representative

31
Oct

Congratulations  to Mr Dafydd Iolo Davies who will once again be representing you as a Parent Governor on Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg's Governing Body. Many thanks for your continued support....

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Cwm Taf Health Board Poster Competition

20
Oct
Cwm Taf Health Board Poster Competition

The Art Department has been working in partnership with Cwm Taf Health Board to design posters to place around the hospitals to discourage smoking. Therefore year 7 began designing posters by doing re...

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Megan Bowen Year 7

20
Oct
Megan Bowen Year 7

Megan competed in the CIKA European Championships in Dublin on 8th October. Megan competed in this event with several other extremely talented Garth Olwg pupils.   Following a semi final against ...

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Congratulations Niamh!

18
Oct
Congratulations Niamh!

It was annouced today that Niamh Wedlake from year 10 has been awarded with the Radio 1 Teen Award.  Niamh was nomimated by her mum after she set up a wepsite to support teenagers who suffer from...

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Evani Evans Year 7

13
Oct
Evani Evans Year 7

Evani competed in the CIKA European Championships in Dublin on 8th October.  Evani has spent the last 9 months training 3-4 times a week and sometimes weekends preparing for this event. Evani com...

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Friends of Garth Olwg Quiz

06
Oct
Friends of Garth Olwg Quiz

Thanks to all who came to support the Friends of Garth Olwg quiz.  A lot of fun was had and it was a great success! The winning team - Brenin Siôr! ...

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High School Musical School Show

06
Oct
High School Musical School Show

Tickets now ON SALE! Box office: 01443 670250 ...

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Head Pupils

29
Sep
Head Pupils

Congratulations to our new Head Pupils: Branwen Roberts, Daniel Thomas, Niamh Howells and Jac Smith ...

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Positive achievement ceremony

27
Sep
Positive achievement ceremony

In August our year 11 student of the year, Daniel Townley-Keogh, was awarded a certificate as Garth Olwg's year 11 pupil of the year by Rhondda Cynon Taf in the authority's Positive Achievement a...

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Netball successes

15
Sep

Gwenno Iolo Davies has been selected for the U17 Wales netball squad. In addition to this, Gwenno , Ela Jones Iles , Grace Postlethwaite and Shauna Wincop have all been selected for the Under 16 Taff...

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Parent Governor Representative

01
Sep

Congratulations to Mrs Rhuanedd Richards, Mrs Helen John and Mrs Ann Griffiths who will now represent you as parents on the Governing Body of Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg. Thank you very much for your supp...

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Best GCSE Results Ever - Year 11 hit the heights!

25
Aug
Best GCSE Results Ever - Year 11 hit the heights!

Ysgol Garth Olwg would like to congratulate our GCSE and BTEC candidates on their results and thank all parents and staff for their support in aiding the students to achieve an excellent set of result...

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Year 13 off on the next step with a smile!

18
Aug

Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg would like to congratulate our A Level candidates and thank all parents and staff for their support, hard work and commitment in aiding the students to achieve an excellent set ...

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Year 12 a good start to A Level courses

18
Aug

Nearly half of all grades scored by our Advanced Subsiduary candidates were A-C. Among our high achievers, Iwan Cavil, Gruffydd Lloyd, Robbie Mears, Jac Smith, Tom Swayne and Daniel Thomas deserve a...

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School Sports Day 2016

14
Jul
School Sports Day 2016

Overall Points and Positions 1st Owain - 477 points 2nd Iolo - 421 points 3rd Hywel - 404 points 4th Llywelyn - 346 points 5th Gruffydd - 333 points 6th Dafydd - 308 points 2016 School Champion...

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Thomas Stevens, Year 9

12
Jul
Thomas Stevens, Year 9

Thomas Stevens, Year 9 will be spending a week during the Summer holidays in Florida with the Football Goalkeeper Centre.  He will travel to Orlando and will train alongside Orlando City Soccer...

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French Spelling Bee Competition

11
Jul
French Spelling Bee Competition

Many congratulations to Seren Collier and Annwylun Pike from year 7 who represented the school at the national final of the French Spelling Bee competition in Aberystwyth.  The event was organise...

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Sixth Form Uniform

08
Jul
Sixth Form Uniform

New and exciting times await the Sixth Form from September onwards.  Sixth Form students have an important role and status within school.  The introduction of a black blazer incorporating th...

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Year 10 visit to Pembrokeshire 1-3.7.16

23
Jun
Year 10 visit to Pembrokeshire 1-3.7.16

We will be leaving school at 8.45 on the morning of the 1st of July and be returning on Sunday afternoon. The school will not be open so we will be returning to the car park in the village. You will ...

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School Uniform - Discount - Footprint Promotional Products Ltd

13
Jun
School Uniform - Discount - Footprint Promotional Products Ltd

School Uniform -  Footprint Promotional Products Ltd (previously knows as Merlin Sports) have a promotional offer - quote FBFPPL2016 to receive a 10% discount off any school unifor...

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Glamorgan Athletics Competition

10
Jun
Glamorgan Athletics Competition

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Football Competition - Rhondda and Pontypridd Schools Cup

06
May
Football Competition - Rhondda and Pontypridd Schools Cup

Our Year 11 football team won the Rhondda and Pontypridd Schools Cup competition playing against Porth County Community School.  The final score was Garth Olwg 2 Porth County Community School 1. ...

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County Athletics Competition - Brecon

28
Apr

 Please see the results below: Hurdles           Clara Nuthall               1st High Jump      Ellie Stonehewer  ...

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Holly Huggins Year 11 - Junior Inter Regional Rowing Competition

27
Apr
Holly Huggins Year 11 - Junior Inter Regional Rowing Competition

Holly Huggins was part of Wales’ team who competed at the Junior Inter regionals Rowing Competition in Nottingham.  The team reached the final and came in 5thplace overall. ...

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For the Attention of year 7 Parents only - BBC Micro:Bit

22
Apr
For the Attention of year 7 Parents only - BBC Micro:Bit

Your child is amongst one million year 7 pupils across the country who will receive a free BBC Micro:Bit. BBC micro:bits are tiny handheld programmable computers. They have small led lights which ca...

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Pontypridd Schools 7 a-side Rugby Competition

18
Apr
Pontypridd Schools 7 a-side Rugby Competition

Congratulations to Year 7 and 9 rugby teams who competed in the 7 a-side Pontypridd Schools competition.  Both teams played very well with the Year 7 team winning against Pontypridd High in the f...

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Rhondda and Pontypridd Schools Football Cup Competition - Year 11

15
Apr
Rhondda and Pontypridd Schools Football Cup Competition - Year 11

Congratulations to the Year 11 football team who are now through to the final after winning their semi final game against Hawthorn 4 - 1!  Good luck to the team for the final!...

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Success at the Engineering Education Scheme Wales

12
Apr
Success at the Engineering Education Scheme Wales

Congratulations to the winning team, Garth Olwg 1! On the 24th of March the work of one of Garth Olwg’s Physics teams was rewarded with a cheque of £500for the “Most Effective Appli...

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SIAB International Cross Country Competition - Daniel John

24
Mar
SIAB International Cross Country Competition - Daniel John

 Daniel John, Year 9 competed in a SIAB cross country competition representing Wales in Edinburgh.  Daniel came 18th in the race and the Welsh team came 2nd overall....

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7 a side Urdd Rugby Competition Under 13's

24
Mar
7 a side Urdd Rugby Competition Under 13's

Our under 13's reached the final rounds in the Urdd 7 a side rugby competition on Wednesday, 23 March in Llanelli....

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7 a side Urdd Rugby Competition Under 15's

24
Mar
7 a side Urdd Rugby Competition Under 15's

Our under 15's reached the final rounds in the Urdd 7 a side rugby competition on Wednesday, 23 March in Llanelli. ...

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7 a side Urdd Rugby Competition Under 18's

24
Mar
7 a side Urdd Rugby Competition Under 18's

 Our under 18's reached the semi finals in the Urdd 7 a side rugby competition on Wednesday, 23 March in Llanelli....

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Tim Peake - Painting by a Previous Garth Olwg Pupil Jess Angus

21
Mar
Tim Peake - Painting by a Previous Garth Olwg Pupil Jess Angus

 A previous pupil of Garth Olwg painted a picture of Tim Peake and placed it on twitter.  See below Tim Peake's response from space to Jess!   Twitter...

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Cameron Keatley Year 11, Conference for work with Wales youths

18
Mar
Cameron Keatley  Year 11, Conference for work with Wales youths

 Cameron Keatley was invited to speak in a conference in relation to work with Wales’ youths in front of 200 guests to discuss the ) to discuss the difference that the YEPS (Youth Engagemen...

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6th form Rugby Team

16
Mar
6th form Rugby Team

This is a photograph of our first team with Ecole who have sponsored the team's kit this year. The team are competing today in a rugby competition at Rosslyn Park  which is the largest rugby com...

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Under 16 Netball Competition organised by Cardiff City Accademy

14
Mar
Under 16 Netball Competition organised by Cardiff City Accademy

Here is a photograph of the under 16 winning team.  Garth Olwg's team won the tournament which was held in Cardiff on Friday 11.3.16, the final score was Garth Olwg 9 and Llanhari 5.  ...

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National Development Plan Welsh Tumbling finals

08
Mar
National Development Plan Welsh Tumbling finals

Isabell Price, Year 10 and Eliza Price, Year 8 competed in the NDP Welsh Tumbling Finals in Cardiff on Sunday 3rd March. Eliza came 5th in Wales and Isabell came 1st in Wales. Isabell will now re...

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Rugby 7-a-side Competition

07
Mar
Rugby 7-a-side Competition

This is a photograph of the Year 10 rugby team who won the 7 a side Pontypridd Schools rugby competition....

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Wales Indoor Athletics Competition - Daniel John Year 9

23
Feb
Wales Indoor Athletics Competition - Daniel John Year 9

Daniel John won the gold medal in the 300 meter race in the Wales Indoor Athletics Competition. Massive congratulations to Daniel....

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Netball Success

10
Feb
Netball Success

Congratulations to Georgiad Jenkins and Emily Poole who have been selected to represent Wales playing netball in Gibraltar in March.  Congratulations also to Gwenno Iolo Davies who has been sel...

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Notice to Parents

08
Feb

 Due to high winds there was a small risk of structural damage to the school building today. As a precaution, Vinci Facilities and Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg consulted with t...

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Freya Williams, Year 8 - More Basketball Achievements!

07
Feb
Freya Williams, Year 8 - More Basketball Achievements!

Freya Williams has been selected to play in the Under 16's Women's Basketball Team in the FIBA European Championships that will be held in Andorra in July.  Congratulaions Freya and good luck! &...

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National Urdd Swimming Gala Competition

26
Jan
National Urdd Swimming Gala Competition

Some pupils competed in the National Urdd Swimming Gala where they were very successful! Below are the results: 100m Breastroke for Year 9 and 10 Boys – Silver Award James Hobbs Year 9 ...

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Writing Squad

22
Jan
Writing Squad

We recently joined the School Writing Squad . The Writing Squad will create new experiences and provides opportunities to develop our skills . The club meets every two weeks on Thursdays at 1:30 . We ...

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Visit to South Wales University

22
Jan
Visit to South Wales University

Myself and 9 other pupils from year 9 had an opportunity to visit South Wales University.  This was a great and memorable opportunity for me.  On arrival our school and other schools sat in ...

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Visit from Leanne Wood, Plaid Cymru Leader

20
Jan
Visit from Leanne Wood, Plaid Cymru Leader

Report by Branwen Roberts, Year 12 On Tuesday morning, nineteenth of January, the Plaid Cymru Leader, Leanne Wood visited the school.  The entire 6th form listened and discussed with Leanne for ...

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Freya Williams, 7H - Basketball Achievements!

19
Jan
Freya Williams, 7H - Basketball Achievements!

Freya has been appointed Captain of the Wales Basketball U14s Girls The squad is going to play in a tournament in Malta in April. Congratulations Freya and good luck! ...

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Urdd Swimming Gala Competition

04
Dec
Urdd Swimming Gala Competition

This is a photograph of the pupils who participated in the Urdd Gala Competition.  17 various races were won and they are through to the National competition which will be held in January. Well ...

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Childcare Sufficiency Assessment Parent Survey 2015

24
Nov
Childcare Sufficiency Assessment  Parent Survey 2015

Rhondda Cynon Taf is interested to find out your views on childcare currently available in your local area.  Your opinions are important to us and will help us to develop childcare where, and whe...

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Urdd Netball Competition - 19.11.15

23
Nov
Urdd Netball Competition - 19.11.15

Year 7 Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg 4-1 Ysgol Gyfun Plasmawr Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg 4-1 Ysgol St John Lloyd   Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg 3-0  Ysgol Gyfun Cwrt Sart, Ysgol Gyfun Gart...

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RCT Badminton Competition Results

13
Nov
RCT Badminton Competition Results

Years 7/8 Boys - 2nd Years 7/8 Girls - 3rd Years 9/10 Boys - 2nd Well done to all pupils who competed!...

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Science Club Trip to the University Hospital of Wales

13
Nov
Science Club Trip to the University Hospital of Wales

Last Thursday the Science Club pupils were invited to visit the University Hospital of Wales Heath where we were shown the work of several different departments and given an insight into the type of w...

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Netball Achievements

02
Nov
Netball Achievements

 Congratuations to Georgia Jenkins and Emily Poole, Year 11 and Genno Iolo Davies, Year 10 for being selected to represent the Under 17 Wales netball team. ...

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Dafydd Roberts Year 12 - Nuffield Foundation

22
Oct
Dafydd Roberts Year 12 - Nuffield Foundation

Nuffield foundations gives opportunties to Year 12 pupils to spend their Summer carrying out scientific research with a foundation that carries out work life research. My placement was in the Psychol...

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Rhys Britton, Year 12 - Cycling Achievements

22
Oct
Rhys Britton, Year 12 - Cycling Achievements

Rhys competed in the U16 British Madison Championships in Manchester where he and his team won the Gold and the British Championships. Another excellent performance by Rhys. Congratulations....

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Rhys Britton, Year 12 - Cycling Achievements

19
Oct
Rhys Britton, Year 12 - Cycling Achievements

Here is Rhys Britton, Year 12 who represented Wales in the Inter Regional Road Champs recently.  Wales won the event! Well done Rhys! ...

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Freya Williams, 7H - Basketball Achievements!

12
Oct

Freya Williams has been successful in being selected to both the Wales U14 Girls and Wales U16 Women’s squads for the 2015/2016 season. Also in the last week she has undertaken courses in table...

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Rhys Britton, Year 12 - Cycling Achievements

01
Oct
Rhys Britton, Year 12 - Cycling Achievements

Another excellent performance by Rhys Britton who competed in the Welsh Criterium Championship in Porthcawl and is now the new Welsh Champion! Rhys will be competing next in the Inter Regional Road C...

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Rugby Results

24
Sep
Rugby Results

Well done to the Year 8 and Year 10 rugby teams who won their games against Cardinal Newman. Well done also to our 6th form team who also won their game against St. John's. ...

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Netball Achievements

24
Sep
Netball Achievements

Congratulations to Mali Iolo Davies and Nia Osborne, Year 8, on being invited to attend trials to play netabll for the County. Huge congratulations to both Mali and Nia who have been selected for the...

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Netball Achievements

21
Sep
Netball Achievements

 Congratulations to Grace Postlethewaite, Ela Jones Iles, Georgia Jenkins and Gwenno Iolo Davies who have been selected for netball County trials.   Congratulations to Emily, Gwenno and , G...

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Gymnastics Achievements

18
Sep

Congratulations to Isabell, Year 10 and Eliza Price, Year 8 on their achievements at a recent gymnastics competition.  Isabell is through to the Welsh finals where she will represent South Centra...

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Morgan Jones, Year 8, Squash Achievement

18
Sep

Congratulations to Morgan Jones who recently particpated in a squash European tournament. ...

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Grim Tales Creative Writing

16
Sep
Grim Tales Creative Writing

The Young Writers wrote to the school in September to inform us that a number of year 8 pupils who entered the Grim Tales competition had their work selected to be published in the Grim Tales book - '...

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Positive Achievement Award - Gruff Lloyd

08
Sep
Positive Achievement Award - Gruff Lloyd

Gruff Lloyd was selected as the pupil of the year in Year 11 for his contribution to the school life - good attendance, excellent time keeping, positive attitude towards work and personal attributes s...

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Welcome

01
Sep
Welcome

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to our website. This is a very exciting time for myself and for all our stakeholders with so many new developments within the secondary sector. It is with ...

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Thank you

21
Aug
Thank you

I would like to thank everyone for the kind messages I've received on my retirement.  It's been an honour to lead this special school for the last three years and today's excellent results provid...

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Best GCSE Results Ever!

20
Aug
Best GCSE Results Ever!

Year 11 hit the heights! Ysgol Garth Olwg would like to congratulate our GCSE and BTEC candidates on their excellent results. Outgoing Headteacher, Mrs Angela Williams, said “I am extremely pro...

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Congratulations Ethan Brown

20
Aug
Congratulations Ethan Brown

Congratulations to Ethan on gaining a place at Fitzwilliam College Cambridge.  Ethan will study Natural Sciences.  All the best for the future. ...

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Year 10 and 11 GCSE Result Day Arrangements

14
Aug

Year 11 The school will be open at 09:00 on Thursday, 20th of August to enable Year 11 students to collect their GCSE/BTEC Level 2 results from the School Library. Please remind your child to ensure ...

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A Level and A/S Results - 13 August 2015

13
Aug
A Level and A/S Results - 13 August 2015

Year 13 off on the next step with a smile! Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg would like to congratulate our A Level candidates and thank all parents and staff for their support, hard work and commitment in aidi...

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A Level and A/S Results - 13 August 2015

12
Aug

A Level results will be available in the school library from 8.30 and A/S results from 9.30 onwards.  Please use the main entrance to access the building. ...

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Firefly Press Illustration Competition

13
Jul
Firefly Press Illustration Competition

Emily Davies, Charla Grace, Lauren Mogford and Seren Fowler entered an illustration competition and were successful in their artwork being selected for the ‘White Petals’ novel.  Th...

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Wales Athletics Competition

13
Jul
Wales Athletics Competition

Congratulations to the Year 8  boys’ athletics team who won the NASUWT plate/award in the Wales Athletics Competition in Brecon.  This is the first time in the school history for thi...

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Freya Williams meets the Sports Minister for Wales

03
Jul
Freya Williams meets the Sports Minister for Wales

This is Freya Williams, Year 7 who was invited to meet with the Sports Minister for Wales at the Senedd along with her brother Jacob and their friend and former Garth Olwg pupil Conor Easter. They me...

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Athletics News

02
Jul
Athletics News

Congratulations to the Year 8 boys’ athletics team who came 2nd in the semi-final NASUWT Wales Competition. Congratulations also to the Year 8/9 girls’ team who came 3rd despite being up ...

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A Night at the Races Cyfeillion Garth Olwg - 02.07.15 at 7.30

26
Jun
A Night at the Races Cyfeillion Garth Olwg - 02.07.15 at 7.30

Come join us at Llantwit Fardre Sports Club on Thursday, 2nd July at 7.30 until late.  Free entry!...

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Year 10 GCSE Physical Education Students - Life Saving Course

26
Jun
Year 10 GCSE Physical Education Students - Life Saving Course

The Life Saving course for Year 10 students will begin on Monday, 6th July. Please remember to bring swimming kit and an old t shirt.  Thanks...

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Yr 10 Biology Field Trip to Pembrokeshire - 03.07.15

25
Jun
Yr 10 Biology Field Trip to Pembrokeshire - 03.07.15

We will be leaving school by 8.30am on the morning of Friday, 3rd of July and returning to school on Sunday, 5thJuly in the afternoon. Please remember to bring the following:  Warm clothes and...

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Educational Trip to Florida

23
Jun
Educational Trip to Florida

We would like to offer you the opportunity of allowing your son/daughter on an educational visit to Florida during the April Easter Holiday in 2017. We have arranged a Parents Information evening on ...

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Art and Design Exhibition - 11.06.15, 3.00-6.00

11
Jun
Art and Design Exhibition - 11.06.15, 3.00-6.00

Come and view the Art, Textile and Photography Works of the A Level pupils.    ...

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County Sports Competition in Brecon on 09.06.15 for Years 8 and 9

10
Jun
County Sports Competition in Brecon on 09.06.15 for Years 8 and 9

This is a photograph of our year 8/9 athletics team who competed in the athletics competition in Brecon. Achievements: Eli Stonehewer  2nd in the high jump Clara Nuthall 2nd in the hurdles We...

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Rugby - Year 8 - Pontypridd Schools Champions!

08
Jun
Rugby - Year 8 - Pontypridd Schools Champions!

Congratulations to Year 8 rugby team on winning the 7 a side Pontypridd Schools competition last week! ...

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Travis Weeks, Year 7 - Gig in Clwb Ifor Bach!

03
Jun
Travis Weeks, Year 7 - Gig in Clwb Ifor Bach!

Travis, Year 7 played with his band  in a gig at Clwb Ifor Bach in Cardiff recently. Travis is the youngest yet to have played in the club! Well done Travis!...

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Eisteddfod Achievements

01
Jun
Eisteddfod Achievements

Here are our pupils who competed at the Eisteddfod in the Creative Dance and came 2nd!   Well done! ...

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Eisteddfod Achievements

01
Jun
Eisteddfod Achievements

One of our pupils, Elis Widgery won the Gerallt Richards award for composing music in the Eisteddfod.  ...

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Dancing Achievements

01
Jun
Dancing Achievements

Mali Widgery, Harriet Hooper, Tirion Welsby and Jessica Davies competed in a competition in Blackpool in April and came 1st, making them British Champions for Team Latin Dancing.  They also came ...

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Eisteddfod Achievements

01
Jun
Eisteddfod Achievements

Here is a photograph of the pupils of the Comedy Presentation who came 1st place at the Eisteddfod. ...

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Eisteddfod Achievements

01
Jun
Eisteddfod Achievements

Here is a photograph of the Ymgom group Years 7-9 (a selected piece from a drama) who came 3rd place at the Eisteddfod. ...

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Emmie Porter Year 7

22
May
Emmie Porter Year 7

Emmie Porter, Year 7, recently competed as part of a dancing group in competitions in Blackpool and Wolverhampton.  Emmie’s group won the competition (out of over 20 other competitors) wh...

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British Transport Police Football Competition Year 8 21.05.15

22
May
British Transport Police Football Competition Year 8 21.05.15

Well done to our Year 8 Football team who won the BTP competition!   ...

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Year 4 Visit

20
May
Year 4 Visit

Year 4 pupils of our Primary schools were invited to spend a curriculum enrichment day in the Art Department to have fun creating.  Origami was the theme of the day, the old Japanese tradition....

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Nepal Earthquake Disaster Activities to Raise Money

20
May
Nepal Earthquake Disaster  Activities to Raise Money

The school raised over £750 towards the appeal through a day of activities in the school.  In addition two teachers made a special effort to support the appeal.  Mr Rhodri Thomas fro...

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Elena Edwards, Year 10 Karate Achievements

13
May
Elena Edwards, Year 10 Karate Achievements

Elena Edwards recently became the World Champion in the under 16s category of the 4th International Federation of Kyokushinkai Karate Clicker World Tournament in Greece. Ellie  has been a member...

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The Urdd National Eisteddfod Results

11
May
The Urdd National Eisteddfod Results

Congratulations to Elis Widgery, Year 12 who came 1st in the Eisteddfod's music composition competition. Congratulations also to Isabell Price, Year 9 who also came first in the Eisteddfod's ceramic ...

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Emily Poole, Year 10 Football

05
May
Emily Poole, Year 10 Football

Emily Poole, Year 10 has been selected to represent Wales’ Under 17 Football Team this week and has also been selected for the cohort who are playing against the Faroe Islands, Kazakhstan and ...

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Rhys Britton, Blwyddyn 11 - British Cycling Competition Isle of Man

05
May
Rhys Britton, Blwyddyn 11 - British Cycling Competition Isle of Man

Many congratulations to Rhys Britton who competed in a cycling competition in Isle of Man over the weekend.  Rhys secured a second place in stage 1 and a first place in stage 3 of the race. &nbs...

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Netball - Welsh Schools of the South Competition 2015

20
Apr
Netball - Welsh Schools of the South Competition 2015

This is the Year 7 team after winning the silver award in the Southern Welsh Schools Netball Competition 2015. The team reached the finals against Ysgol Gyfun Glantaf and unfortunately lost after the...

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Rugby Results - Garth Olwg v Ysgol y Pant Year 7

16
Apr
Rugby Results - Garth Olwg v Ysgol y Pant Year 7

Garth Olwg 24 Ysgol y Pant 35 ...

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Freya Williams, 7H - Congratulations!

14
Apr
Freya Williams, 7H - Congratulations!

Freya Williams, Year 7 has been selected to join the Wales Basketball U16 squad and will be representing Wales in the FIBA European Championships in Andorra in July.   Well done Freya, what...

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Wales Cup Rugby Year 9 Semi Final Result Year 9

27
Mar
Wales Cup Rugby Year 9 Semi Final Result Year 9

Garth Olwg 21 Brynteg 25  Unfortunately Year 9 lost the semi-final game yesterday, however a massive credit is due to them on doing so well on reaching the semi-finals.  They have played re...

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Rosslyn Park 2015 Rugby

27
Mar
Rosslyn Park 2015 Rugby

Year 8   Won 3 games against Campion High, Wallington and Llandaf Cathedral School in order to win the group, then unfortunately lost the game in the second round against Abingdon High School. ...

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Wales Cup Rugby Year 9 Semi Final - Change in Venue!

26
Mar
Wales Cup Rugby Year 9 Semi Final - Change in Venue!

Please note!  The Wales Cup Year 9 rugby semi-final will be held today at Tondu RFC at 2pm (not Llanharan RFC as originally stated)....

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Trip to Bristol - Year 10 Art Department

26
Mar
Trip to Bristol - Year 10 Art Department

The Art Department's Year 10 visited Bristol to see Banksy’s work. ...

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Iceland

26
Mar
Iceland

Here is a photograph of our pupils and teachers in Reykjavik. ...

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Girls' Football Teams - Year 7 and 8 - Carmarthenshire Tour

25
Mar
Girls' Football Teams - Year 7 and 8 - Carmarthenshire Tour

Girls’ football tour  to Carmarthenshire, games against Ysgol Bro Myrddin and Queen Elizabeth High School.  A very successful day for the Year 7 and 8 teams. ...

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Netball Results - Carmarthen Tour Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 23.03.15

24
Mar
Netball Results - Carmarthen Tour Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 23.03.15

Year 7 Garth Olwg 4 v Bro Myrddin 0 Year 8 Garth Olwg 5 v Bro Myrddin 6 Year 9 Garth Olwg 12 v Bro Myrddin 7 Year 10 Garth Olwg 16 v Bro Myrddin 4 Year  7 Garth Olwg 8 v Queen Elizabeth High ...

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Duke of Edinburgh bronze award

24
Mar
Duke of Edinburgh bronze award

Congratulations to the pupils who received their Duke of Edinburgh awards from Councillor Watts at the awards ceremony at the Park and Dare Theatre in Treorchy last month.  The pupils were inspir...

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Rosslyn Park 2015 Rugby

23
Mar
Rosslyn Park 2015 Rugby

Year 7/8 boys will be competing today, 23 March at Rosslyn Park and Year 11 boys will be competing tomorrow in the competition! Good Luck!...

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Carl Blacker - Year 11

23
Mar
Carl Blacker - Year 11

Good luck to Carl Blacker, Year 11 who is representing Wales Under 16's in a rugby game against the Dragons Under 17's tonight!...

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Netball - Ann Smart Competition 2015

22
Mar
Netball - Ann Smart Competition 2015

Under 16's  age group competed in the final games of the Wales' Ann Smart in Swansea on Sunday, 22.3.15.  We did not win the games however we competed enthusiastically. ...

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Red Nose Day

19
Mar
Red Nose Day

A fun filled day raised over £800 for Comic Relief on Friday, 13th March. Activities ranged from cake sales to leg waxing but the most popular was the opportunity to buy a 6th form student as a ...

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Congratulations on outstanding Urdd success - 18.03.15

19
Mar
Congratulations on outstanding Urdd success - 18.03.15

Huge congratulations to all pupils and staff who took part in the Urdd County Eisteddfod on Wednesday, 18th March.   2nd  Girls' Solo Under 19 - Carys Jones  1st   Dramatic Prese...

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Congratulations to Rhys Britton Year 11

18
Mar
Congratulations to Rhys Britton Year 11

Rhys raced at the Manchester Velodrome in the last of the 6 round Hoy Future Stars Competition. He held onto his lead and won the series overall. Out of a total of 18 races over the 6 rounds, h...

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Rugby Results - Garth Olwg v Newbridge Year 9

18
Mar
Rugby Results - Garth Olwg v Newbridge Year 9

Garth Olwg 27 Newbridge 5 Well done - on to the semi-finals round next!  ...

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Freya Williams, 7H - Congratulations!

16
Mar
Freya Williams, 7H - Congratulations!

Freya has been selected to represent Wales U14 Girls Basketball and will participate in a tournament in June.  Well done Freya, what an achievement!  Good luck! ...

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Rugby Results - Garth Olwg v Ysgol y Pant

10
Mar

Garth Olwg 42 Ysgol y Pant 12 (Year 9) Well done Garth Olwg!  ...

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Netball - Ann Smart Competition - County Champions 2015

09
Mar
Netball - Ann Smart Competition - County Champions 2015

  Congratulation! Winners of the county netball competition - Years 9/10! Garth Olwg 11-10 v Rhydywaun Garth Olwg 16-2 v Afon Taf Garth Olwg 13-7 v Porthcawl Garth Olwg 9-11 v Cwm Rhymni Te...

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Netball Results - Garth Olwg v Glantaf

03
Mar

Year 8 Garth Olwg 4-13 Glantaf Year 9 Garth Olwg 13-9 Glantaf ...

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Netball - Taff Ely Ann Smart Competition

02
Mar

Congratulations to Year 9/10 netball team on winning the Ann Smart competition on Monday, 2nd March.  Ponty High 4 - 13 They are now through to the next county round which will be played next Mo...

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Netball Results - Garth Olwg v Cwm Rhymni

03
Dec

Year 7:  Garth Olwg 7 Cwm Rhymni 4! Year 7 Star of the Game:  Mali Iolo Davies Year 8:  Garth Olwg 9 Cwm Rhymni 6! Year 8 Star of the Game:  Rhian Lewis. Well done - very excit...

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Urdd Netball Competition - Cardiff 13.11.14

14
Nov
Urdd Netball Competition - Cardiff 13.11.14

Well done to all the pupils who particpated in the event.   Well done in particular to Year 9/10 team who reached the quarter finals out of a total of 48 schools. Thank you all....

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Netball Results - V Newman

08
Oct

Yr 10 won their game 20-3 Year 11 won their game 11-0...

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Netball v Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhynmi, Tuesday 30.9.14

03
Oct

Congratulations to all who participated!   Under 16's Team - Draw 10-10  Under 14's Team - Draw 15-15   Thank you to all who took part and also to Emily Poole, Georgia Jenkins, Harr...

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Glamorgan Valleys Cross Country Competition 25.9.14

26
Sep
Glamorgan Valleys Cross Country Competition 25.9.14

Congratulations to all pupils who participated! Well done Daniel John who came first in the Year 8/9 race. Also well done to the Year 8/9 team who came 3rd overall. Also congratulations to Jac Smit...

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Glamorgan Valleys Cross Country Competition 25.9.14

26
Sep
Glamorgan Valleys Cross Country Competition 25.9.14

Cross Country Girls Team! Well done!...

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Duke of Edinburgh bronze award

07
Jul
Duke of Edinburgh bronze award

On Thursday and Friday, 26th and 27th of June, 27 Year 10 pupils participated in two days of training in relation to their  Duke of Edinburgh bronze award.  The pupils learnt a number of ski...

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Congratulations to Year 8 girls who came 3rd place out of 16 Welsh schools in the South in the Urdd's Athletics Compeition on 3.7.14!

04
Jul
Congratulations to Year 8 girls who came 3rd place out of 16 Welsh schools in the South in the Urdd's Athletics Compeition on 3.7.14!

Congratulations to Year 8 girls who came 3rd place out of 16 Welsh schools in the South in the Urdd's Athletics Compeition on 3.7.14!...

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Congratulations to Year 7 Boys' Team - Champions of the Urdd Athletics Competition on 3.7.14!

04
Jul
Congratulations to Year 7 Boys' Team - Champions of the Urdd Athletics Competition on 3.7.14!

Congratulations to Year 7 Boys' Team - Champions of the Urdd Athletics Competition on 3.7.14! ...

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Congratulations to Yr 8 athletics team who came 3rd from all the schools in the County in the NAS/UWT athletics competition in Leckwith last Thursday, 26/6/14

30
Jun
Congratulations to Yr 8 athletics team who came 3rd from all the schools in the County in the NAS/UWT athletics competition in Leckwith last Thursday, 26/6/14

Congratulations to Yr 8 athletics team who came 3rd from all the schools in the County in the NAS/UWT athletics competition in Leckwith last Thursday, 26/6/14 Ela Iles, Gwenno Iolo Davies, Eli Stoneh...

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Gwenno Iolo Davies, Emily Poole, Georgia Jenkins and Grace Postlethwaite have been chosen play netball for the Glamorgan Valleys Hub squad. Well done you!

23
Jun
Gwenno Iolo Davies, Emily Poole, Georgia Jenkins and Grace Postlethwaite have been chosen play netball for the Glamorgan Valleys Hub squad.  Well done you!

Gwenno Iolo Davies, Emily Poole, Georgia Jenkins and Grace Postlethwaite have all been selected to play netball for the Glamorgan Valleys HUB squad.  Well done you!...

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PUPIL Scheme

12
Jun

As part of the PUPIL Scheme, Year 8 have been researching and learning more about 'Hate Crime' that occurs in our communities.  Please see a link below to an article from a newspaper which mentio...

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Art and Design Exhibition - 26.06.14, 3.30-6.30

09
Jun

 Art and Design Exhibition - 26.06.14, 3.30-6.30...

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County Sports Day on 3.6.14:

06
Jun

Congratulations to the following pupils who participated in the County's Sports Day on 3.6.14: Clara Nuthall who came 3rd in the Hurles Holly Huggins who came 4th in the High Jump Ellie Edwards who...

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Congratulations to Seren Harris, 11H who participated in the CIJ Luxembourg 2014

07
May
Congratulations to Seren Harris, 11H who participated in the CIJ Luxembourg 2014

Congratulations to Seren Harris, 11H who participated in the CIJ Luxembourg 2014 competition on behalf of the Wales Youth Swim Team (Swim Wales) over the bank holiday weekend....

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Dylan Baldwin to Compete in Switzerland!

21
Mar
Dylan Baldwin to Compete in Switzerland!

Good luck to Dylan Baldwin who has been chosen on behalf of Kuokushin Karate Clubs to represent Wales in Switzerland!...

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Winners once again! Design a Postcard Competition

13
Feb
Winners once again! Design a Postcard Competition

Winners once again!   Carmarthen University has presented Katie Jones with First Prize of a mini i-pad for her design in their Postcard Competition.   The work of Rachel Williams, Natalie O...

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Pupils Launch Experiment into space - ITV News

17
Jan
Pupils Launch Experiment into space -  ITV News

A group of budding young scientists from Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg will see their experiments launched into space later this year, after winning a national competition.   They came up with the ide...

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Congratulations to Lauren Price Year 13

18
Dec
Congratulations to Lauren Price Year 13

 Congratulations to Lauren Price Year 13. Lauren has been awarded second prize by the Forestry Commission for her photography.  The competition was open to amateur and professional photogra...

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Evening of Carols

18
Dec
Evening of Carols

 Thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of this wonderful evening.  To see more photographs of the evening please go to our gallery.  ...

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Glamorgan Cross Country Championships

29
Nov

 Glamorgan Cross Country Championships School Team Year 7 - 2nd place Daniel John Yr. 7 - 1st place Alex Price Yr.11 - 2nd place Jac Smith Yr.10 - 3rd place...

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Yr.12/13 Art Department Visit the Cardiff Museum

29
Nov
Yr.12/13 Art Department Visit the Cardiff Museum

 Yr.12/13 Art Department Visit the Cardiff Museum and work with the resident artist...

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PUPIL Plan

28
Nov

As part of the PUPIL plan, a group of Year 9 pupils has been working with the British Transort Police to try and raise awareness and lessen the amount of metal theft from our railways....

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Children in Need

14
Nov
Children in Need

 Children in Need  Come and meet Pudsey in the Gallery...

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Congratulations

11
Oct

Congratulations to Gwenno Dafydd Year 8, Georgia Jenkins and Emily Poole Year 9, chosen to represent Glamorgan Valleys Netball Team under 14.       ...

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Year 11 hit the heights

20
Sep

Year 11 hit the heights We congratulate Year 11 particularly for achieving some results that maintain the school records scored last year. 73% of pupils succeeded in achieving 5A* - C. 97% of pupils ...

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Year 13 off on the next step with a smile!

20
Sep

Year 13 off on the next step with a smile! A Level students had an excellent set of results again this year with 95% of students entered achieving at least 2 A* – C grades (19% achieving at lea...

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Year 9 break the school record!

20
Sep

Year 9 break the school record!  Year 9 came to the end of their Key Stage at the end of the summer term with 87% of pupils achieving the Core Subject Indicator – this means achieving a Le...

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Golwg 360: Plant ysgol yn trafod dyfodol yr iaith Gymraeg

04
Jul
Golwg 360: Plant ysgol yn trafod dyfodol yr iaith Gymraeg

Plant ysgol yn trafod dyfodol yr iaith Gymraeg Mae disgyblion Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg ger Pontypridd wedi bod yn trafod dyfodol y Gymraeg yn ystod ymweliad Prif Weinidog Cymru, Carwyn Jones.   ...

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Golwg360 - Atalnodi yn arddull Gangnam!

15
Mar
Golwg360 - Atalnodi yn arddull Gangnam!

Golwg360 - Atalnodi yn arddull Gangnam! Darllenwch y stori ar wefan Golwg360 - http://www.golwg360.com/newyddion/103373-dysgu-atalnodi-drwy-ddawnsio Mae ysgol yn ne Cymru wedi dyfeisio dull...

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Rhys Britton-Beiciwr o Fri!

20
Feb

 Rhys Britton-Beiciwr o Fri! Ym mis Ionawr ces i wahoddiad i fynd i felodrom Casnewydd. Wnes i rasio yn y ras ‘Icebreaker’ sydd yn cynnwys tri rownd. Mae’r ras ar gyfer beicw...

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Anfon Balwn ir Gofod!

19
Feb
Anfon Balwn ir Gofod!

 Anfon Balŵn i’r Gofod! Roedd y diwrnod wedi cyrraedd. Roedd gwers pedwar newydd orffen ac roedd yr holl adran wyddoniaeth yn frwdfrydig. Roedd hi’n ddiwrnod digwmwl, ac ni allw...

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Seren y Teledu!

18
Feb

 Seren y Teledu! Dyma adroddiad Lowri Cooper o’i llwyddiant yn cael ei dewis i fod ar raglen CBBC ‘Wizards v Aliens’. Rydw i wedi bod yn aelod o ‘Stagecoach’ Ponty...

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Menter Newydd Cynllun Clust

11
Feb
Menter Newydd Cynllun Clust

 Menter Newydd Cynllun ‘Clust’ Yn dilyn trafodaethau y cyngor Ysgol o ran ymdrin â bwlian, fe wahoddwyd Jane Harries i’r Ysgol. Fe dreuliodd nifer o ddisgyblion blwyddyn ...

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Celf-Oriel Myrddin - Llwyddiant i ddosbarth lefel A

05
Feb
Celf-Oriel Myrddin - Llwyddiant i ddosbarth lefel A

  Celf-Oriel Myrddin Cafodd dosbarth lefel A Celf, Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg gyfle i fod yn rhan o gystadleuaeth cerdyn post, Prifysgol Cymru y Drindod Dewi Sant y gwobr oedd “I-pad mini...

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WALES ONLINE: Teachers bid a fond farewell to the month of Movember

05
Dec
WALES ONLINE: Teachers bid a fond farewell to the month of Movember

TEACHERS at Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg kept a stiff upper lip as they bid a fond farewell to their impressive moustaches. Hundreds of pupils made their way to the school gymnasium on Friday to watch the ...

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Thomas yn chwarae Tennant

04
Dec
Thomas yn chwarae Tennant

  Mae disgybl arall wedi cael ei ddewis i ymddangos ar y teledu mewn cyfres newydd i"w darlledu blwyddyn nesaf. Mae Thomas Kemp, aelod o flwyddyn saith yn serennu am y tro cyntaf mewn dra...

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TELYNORION

03
Dec
TELYNORION

Mae’r Nadolig yn gyfnod prysur iawn I delynorion yr Ysgol. Ar Ragfyr 5ed, bydd Branwen Roberts (Bl 9), Bethan Putterill (Bl 8), Carys Preddy (Bl 7) a Caitlin Sparkes (Bl 7) yn perfformio yn Eglw...

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Bocsys Operation Christmas Child

01
Dec
Bocsys Operation Christmas Child

Mae disgyblion blwyddyn 7 ac 8 wedi bod wrthi’n brysur iawn yn casglu bocsys ar gyfer yr elusen yma. Casglwyd tua hanner cant o focsys yn llawn anrhegion bendigedig a’r disgyblion wrth eu ...

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Llongyfarchiadau James Knott Blwyddyn 8

27
Nov
Llongyfarchiadau James Knott Blwyddyn 8

 Llongyfarchiadau mawr i James Knott ( Bl 8) ar gael ei ddewis i fod yn aelod o Ballet Cymru Mid- Associates. Fe ddechreuodd ddawnsio ballet ar ol gael gwahoddiad gan ei chwaer fach i ddod i ddis...

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WALES ONLINE: We fancy helping charity

11
Oct
WALES ONLINE: We fancy helping charity

PUPILS and staff at Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg donned some fantastic fancy dress outfits to celebrate International Day. As part of Macmillan’s Biggest Coffee morning, hundreds dressed in Mexican, ...

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WALES ONLINE: Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg pupil through to British gymnastics finals

04
Oct

A TEENAGE gymnast is literally head over heels with joy after becoming Welsh champion at senior level. Georgia Cooper, a pupil at Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg, clinched first place in the vault and floor e...

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