Year 6 Parents - Transition Feedback -

posted 2 Jul 2018, 08:36 by Cenwyn Brain   [ updated 11 Jul 2018, 03:04 by Arwel James ]

We kindly ask for Yr.6 parents to provide feedback regarding Rhydywaun's Transition Process. We would be very grateful if parents could fill in the following questionnaire. 

Yr.9 Ecology Workshop Letter

posted 18 Jun 2018, 03:16 by Cenwyn Brain

Please find attached the letter for the Yr. 9 Ecology activity on Thursday the 21st of June.  Please return the letter to a member of the Science Department by Wednesday (20/06/18) at the latest.

P.E. Department announcements

posted 21 May 2018, 00:10 by Cenwyn Brain

Cricket practice for Year 7 pupils will take place after school on Tuesday 22/05/18.

Year 7 games have been arranged against ACS on Wednesday 23/05/18, and against St John's on Thursday 24/05/18.

'Eye to Eye' counselling service

posted 8 May 2018, 04:51 by Cenwyn Brain   [ updated 8 May 2018, 04:52 ]

Eye to Eye Young People’s Counselling Service offers a free and confidential counselling to young people aged 10 to 25 years in schools and the community in Rhondda Cynon Taf. For more information, follow this link:

Examination equipment

posted 4 May 2018, 06:00 by Cenwyn Brain

Please follow this link for a list of essential examination equipment required for the Summer examinations.

Year 8 Parents Evening - 03/05/18

posted 30 Apr 2018, 03:12 by Cenwyn Brain

Parents of Year 8 pupils are warmly invited to the Year 8 parents evening on Thursday the 3rd of May, between 3.30pm and 6.30pm.

Update 19/3/18

posted 19 Mar 2018, 08:04 by Mark Jones   [ updated 19 Mar 2018, 08:13 ]

Following further snow and ice clearing work as well as the favourable weather today, the school will be OPEN for all on Tuesday 20/3/18.

Duke of Edinburgh Charity Expedition

posted 15 Mar 2018, 01:11 by Cenwyn Brain

Due to bad weather, the Duke of Edinburgh Charity Expedition has been cancelled this weekend, but will be rearranged to another date. 
We would also like to note that:

The Bronze Award Expedition will take place on 23/24 of March.

The Silver Award Expedition will take place on 19/20/21 of April.

National Urdd Eisteddfod

posted 18 Jan 2018, 07:42 by Cenwyn Brain

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.

Rhydywaun Christmas Concert

posted 1 Dec 2017, 01:38 by Cenwyn Brain   [ updated 1 Dec 2017, 01:39 ]

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. 

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