Friday, January 30, 2015
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Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda

Year 11 Options Evening

The Key Stage 5 prospectus will be available to download here on Thursday, 29th January.

  • Cymer working in partnership with the British School Al Khubairat, Abu Dhabi

    We were pleased to welcome Mr Gary Craney from the British School in Abu Dhabi who spent two days with the ICT and Computer Science department this week. The aim of the visit was to share good practice and exchange ideas around the development of ICT and Computer Science within

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  • Duke of Edinburgh Award

    Our warmest congratulations to Ffion Day, Sophie Gilder, Imogene Cousins, Elis Macmillan and Alex Jones of Year 11 on completing a walk to Maerdy Reservoir as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award. The brave 5 also raised £200 for Cancer Research UK in the process. Ardderchog!

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  • Wellies for Ellies Day

    As part of our campaign to raise our pupils’ awareness of the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife, the school has formed a link with the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is the most successful orphan-elephant rescue and rehabilitation programme in the world and

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  • Christmas Fayre

    As part of their work towards the Welsh Bacc, Year 13 students organised a very successful Christmas Fayre this week, with over £550 being raised for numerous charities.  Many thanks for all your efforts.

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  • Raffle Winners

    Congratulations to Dylan Jeynes and Danny Lewis, winners of this year’s festive chocolate hampers and many thanks to our PSA for donating the prizes.  Congratulations too to Lowri James – the lucky winner of the I-pad in our Christmas Card competition.

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  • Welcome Back

    We were very pleased to welcome back some of our past students this week as they attended our annual awards ceremony. We had the opportunity to present numerous awards and to thank all the students for their valued contributions to our school community.

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  • Welsh Cup Success

    Many congratulations to our Year 8 football team on securing a place in the last 8 in this year’s Welsh Cup. 261 schools have competed in this prestigious competition this year and this excellent result is a result of the boys’ commitment and talent on the field. Well done boys!

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  • Cymer Supports ‘Save the Children’

    Here are some of our pupils modelling their Christmas jumpers again this year.  All pupils have donated £1 each to the annual ‘Save the Children’ Christmas jumper Campaign.

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National Literacy and Numeracy Framework

Literacy and numeracy skills are essential in order for young people to reach their potential. The National Literacy and Numeracy Framework (LNF) has been developed to help achieve the aim that the children of Wales are able to develop excellent literacy and numeracy skills during their time at school.

The following video helps to explain the LNF:

To view an interactive version of the framework click here.

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions regarding the LNF.

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Term Dates

Autumn 2014
1st September - 24th October
3rd November - 19th December 

Spring 2015
5th January - 13th February
23rd February - 27th March

Summer 2015
13th April - 22nd May
1st June - 20th July

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Contact Details

Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda
Heol Graigwen
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF39 9HA

Tel 01443 680800
Fax 01443 680810


Parents Staff Association

Come and Join Us!

We work tirelessly to help enhance the community resources of the school for the benefit of the pupils and everyone – so come and join us!

For more information, please contact Sara Connolly on 01443 686344 or 07549607155

Clwb Y Cymer 200 has been set up by the PSA of Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda. This is a fundraising Prize draw, drawn monthly. Half the money raised goes in prizes the other half goes to the school. So the more members we have the more you can win.

To enter please complete the form and return it to the school.

Click here to download the 'Clwb 200' form

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