Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Following last week’s 100% success rate at A Level for the third succesive year, staff and students at Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda are celebrating following the publication of an excellent set of GCSE results yet again this year. An outstanding 76.7% of all students achieved an A*- C grade in Languages (Welsh / English) , 69.9% of pupils attained an A*-C grade in Mathematics and 95.2% of students gained an A*-C grade in Science.

 

Sixth Form students Carys Woolley and Taliesin Evan Jones Spend 5 days at King’s College London working with astronauts, world renowned scientists and NASA leaders, in the UK’s most exciting STEM summer school!During their stay they performed the role of a research scientist in addition to working within a team to develop science projects. Their mission was to create an experiment to be carried out in space and to present their ideas to a board of esteemed judges. Carys and Taliesin take time to have a photograph with Sarah Murray - Assistant Chief of EVA, Robotics & Crew Systems who is responsible for the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory Space Walking training facility. She has held roles in Astronaut Training and Mission Control.

“ A week in London ” is a competition, jointly run between the Welsh government and Judicium Education (9.7.17 – 14.7.17) , which offers a uniques week of work experience to 8 students in Wales. Jasmine, we are very proud of you! Good luck and we look forward to hearing about your adventures!

We were very pleased to welcome our Year 6 cluster pupils to our school this week. The transition day was yet another opportunity to meet new friends and get a taste for school life at Y Cymer.

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