We had a fantastic Eisteddfod again this year! The pupils and staff competed enthusiastically for their houses and we saw amazing talents throughout the day. There was a feast of singing, recitation, dancing and playing musical instruments. One of the highlights of the day was the Chairing Ceremony. The Welsh… Read More
Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda year 7 and 8 rugby teams’ hosted Methodist College Belfast on Saturday the 22nd of March 2014. The games were highly competitive and demonstrated a very high standard of rugby, with MCB capturing victory in both games. It was a fantastic experience for pupils to enjoy… Read More
A year 9 & 10 girls Rugby team represented Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda, for the first time in the schools history, at the URDD National Rugby 7’s competition at Llanelli. The girls produced a fantastic series of performances to win every game at the pool stage, beating Ysgol y Strade,… Read More
We would like to say a huge congratulations to Jordan Withers, Year 9, who came 1st in Welsh Boxing Championships Finals on the 1st February 2014. Jordan was victorious in the 48kg category of the competition that was held in Swansea. Well done Jordan – a great achievement – we look… Read More
A big congratulations goes to three Year 11 pupils, Thomas Sheppard, Shane Lewis-Hughes and Cameron Lewis on being selected for the Welsh under 16’s rugby training squad.
All three pupils have demonstrated a high level of performance during the past 2 seasons to ensure their call up to the squad.… Read More
It’s a pleasure and honour to present this website to you. It reflects all that’s important to us here in Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda in the heart of the Rhondda Valley – our language, our land, our history and our heritage.
We aim to ensure the best for our pupils in every aspect of school life. Our enthusiastic, committed staff, who give above and beyond what’s asked, work tirelessly to ensure our young people reach the best standards they can in every aspect of school life, so that they are prepared for the future and lifelong learning. Every individual is important to us here in Cymer, and we aim to develop every skill, competency, and ability, by providing broad and exciting educational opportunities appropriate to the twenty first century. We’re proud of the fluent bilingualism of our pupils, as they prepare for their future.
Welshness and respect is at the core of our school life here. Respect for ourselves, others, and our environment. Respect for our language, our past, and our unique culture. We are proud of each other’s achievements and our identity. We aim to create a civilised community which promotes the welfare and development of all.
Our many partnerships are important to us. Our close partnership with the home is essential in order to ensure the highest standards in all aspects of the school’s work, and coherent support for the pupils. This website is an important step in establishing that vital partnership.
We wish our pupils every happiness and success as a member of the Cymer family.
Rhian Morgan Ellis