• Advice regarding the social media app ‘Sarahah’

    Following advice from RCT Council we would like to notify all parents and guardians regarding a social media app called ‘Sarahah’. This app, which links to Instagram and Facebook accounts has been deemed to be appropriate for pupils aged 17 and above, and as such has been blocked by the school. We would advise parents and guardians to monitor their child’s usage of this site. 


    For more advice on social media usage please click on the following link.

    Posted 17 Jan 2018, 00:45 by Cenwyn Brain
  • Parent working group meeting
    The parent working group meeting will be held in the school on Wednesday 10/1/18 from 5:00-6:00pm. Please note the new time.
    Posted 9 Jan 2018, 00:12 by Cenwyn Brain
  • Change to Bus 5 (Heolgerrig) timetable
    The Senior Licensing & Transport Officer would like to notify students and parents that there has been a change to the timetable for Bus 5 (Ynysfach - Heolgerrig - Winchfawr - Twyncarmel - Castle Park). 1st Call bus company will pick up at the following times from immediate effect:

    Ynysfach        7:45am
    Heolgerrig      7:47am
    Winchfawr      7:49am
    Twyncarmel    7:52am
    Castle Park     7:55am
    Posted 14 Dec 2017, 05:56 by Cenwyn Brain
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Next Events

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Recent announcements

  • National Urdd Eisteddfod
    We would like to thank you for your support during the preperations for the successful Eisteddfod of 2017. It was a pleasure to see so many pupils from Rhydywaun competing on stage during the county Eisteddfod as well as on the stage of the National Eisteddfod.  We are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity for your child to compete once again this year. If your child would like to compete in the Eisteddfod it is important that they return the slip from the recent letter by the 22nd of January. You can also find the letter on this website.

    The county Eisteddfod this year will be held on Wednesday 21st of March in Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda and the National Eisteddfod will be held during Whitsun half term (28th of March until 2nd of June) at the showground in Llanelwedd. 

    Please remember that every pupil that wishes to compete in the Eisteddfod must be a member of the Urdd. If your child hasn't paid the Urdd membership fee this year (since September 2017) could you please ensure that they do as soon as possible please. You can also find the letter for this on the website. You can pay the membership fee through the school or you can do this through the Urdd website.
    Posted 18 Jan 2018, 07:42 by Cenwyn Brain
  • Rhydywaun Christmas Concert

    You are invited, once again this year, to share with us a celebration of Christmas in a traditional concert of seasonal music, to be held at 6.30pm on Wednesday December 20th at St Elvan’s Church, Aberdare. If you wish to purchase tickets, please complete the form below along with payment and return to Mr Higgins in the school office. Tickets are priced at £3 an adult £2 for children and O.A.P’s. As this is a popular event in the school calendar you are urged to secure your tickets as early as possible.

    If your child is a member of the school Orchestra, Senior Choir or Junior Choir, they will be taking part, and will receive further information in due course. 

    Posted 1 Dec 2017, 01:39 by Cenwyn Brain
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Headteacher's Column

  • Parent working group
    A parent working group meeting will be held at the school next Wednesday 13/12/17 from 4-5pm. We will be discussing school uniform as well as school systems and structures. If you are interested in attending, please inform the school so that we know potential numbers and for us to make the relevant arrangements. Thank you.
    Posted 4 Dec 2017, 12:35 by Mark Jones
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  • New Rhydywaun PSE Channel

    Click here to see our new PSE channel on YouTube.
    Posted 7 Mar 2016, 12:33 by Elen George
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