Dear parents, guardians and pupils of Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun,
I wish to draw your attention to whole school events in the near future.
1. The annual celebration of Christmas will be held at St Elfan’s Church on Wednesday December 16th, 2015 commencing at 6.30pm. For tickets please contact Mrs Spearey on 01685 813500.
2. The final day of term will be Friday, December 18th 2015. This will be a normal full day with pupils leaving the site as normal at 3 o’clock.
3. Spring term 2016. The school will be open to all staff and pupils on Monday, January 4th 2016.
As you are aware, I will be leaving my post as headteacher from December 31st 2015. From January 1st 2016 Miss Lisa Williams will be the acting headteacher and Miss Sioned Jones will be the acting deputy headteacher. Interviews were conducted this week for the post and it is my pleasure to announce that Mr Mark Jones, Headteacher of Ysgol Gyfun Llangynwyd has been appointed as the next headteacher of Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun from April 11th 2016.
The school has improved significantly in the past three years and I am very confident this pattern of success will continue. I wish to thank the pupils, parents, teachers and governors of the school for your company, advice and support and wish you all the very best for the future.