Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda
Thursday, January 28, 2021

Congratulations to the Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda public speaking team on its outstanding success at the recent final of the Rotary’s public speaking competition. This is the 7th time in 10 years that the school has won this prestigious competition. The final was held in Cardiff Bay, where 8 welsh medium schools from across Wales took part. This year’s team consisted of Year 10 students Jenni Page and Daisy Norton and Evie Connolly of Year 11. Our sincere thanks go to them for their commitment and hard work. Well done girls!

Congratulations to talented ice skater, Cailin Evans of Year 10 on being chosen to star in the Cardiff leg of the National " The Professionals On Ice" tour in October. This is a well-deserved accolade for Cailin who trains three times a week at Cardiff ice rink. We are very proud of you, Cailin!

On Friday the 16th of October a Tag Rugby event was organised by our Rugby Development Officer, Ben Daniels. All 6 Welsh language Primary Schools from the Rhondda Valley were invited to compete and the event was a great opportunity for year 5 and 6 pupils’ to display skills on the field. Many thanks to all schools for supporting this event and congratulations to all teams who competed.

Congratulations to Dione Rose, our Deputy Head Prefect, who has been selected as a Miss Wales 2016 finalist for team RCT! Following interviews throughout the summer months Dione has been chosen among the lucky hopefuls in the running for the Miss Wales 2016 title. Dione has begun her Miss Wales journey by undertaking fundraising activities for the Miss World charity ‘Beauty With A Purpose’, a charity for disadvantaged children.

Congratulations to Year 7 pupil, Tyler Collins, on his recent success at a county swimming gala held recently – well done Tyler!

Our annual Year 5 Open Evening was held on Thursday 8.10.15. The school was full to the rafters with excited pupils and parents as they visited departments and met with our staff. We hope everyone enjoyed and look forward to welcoming you all back soon!

Our Year 10 R.E class enjoyed a very memorable visit to a local synagogue this week as part of their studies.

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