Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda
  • Annual Oxford & Cambridge Student Conference

    Year 12 students Dafydd Carter, Cerys Evans, Kian John and Courtney Philips attended the annual Oxford & Cambridge Student Conference at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea. These conferences are designed to provide up-to-date information on the application and admissions procedure at both institutions as well as providing an insight into student

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  • Well done, Kian!

    Many congratulations to Kian John on his successful application to the Physics Sutton Trust Summer School. Kian has been awarded a place at the prestigious St Johns College, Cambridge from the 20th - 24th July.

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  • Farewell Year 13

    Year 13 attend their final school assembly before commencing on their A level examinations. A final opportunity for the year group to convene and reflect on their time at Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda. We wish every student every success in their preparations for the forthcoming exams and look forward to

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  • YGG Bronllwyn Victorious!

    Congratulations to YGG Bronllwyn on winning the Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda Cluster Schools 7-a-side Rugby competition. On a sunny day at Cymer, the 5 Primary Schools of the cluster competed enthusiastically.

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  • Cymer Votes!

    On the same day as we take to the Polling Station to cast our votes in the General Election, students and staff have voted for our new Head Prefects following today’s hustings. The students in the running to be elected are: Read More

  • Emily Shines in the Pool

    Many congratulations to Emily Hoare of 7R on her recent wins at the National ‘Swim Wales’ Championships held recently. Emily, who has been swimming since the age of seven won three of her races. Well done Emily!

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  • Mr Penn’s visit to the MFL department

    It was with great pleasure that we were able to welcome Mr Tim Penn to the MFL department last week and introduce him to some of our Year 9 pupils. Mr Penn is the founder of ‘Signature Leather’, a company which deals with customers worldwide, and he spoke very powerfully

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  • Blues Regional Schools Champions

    Congratulations to our rugby First XV on their victory against Radyr Comprehensive School during the Blues Regional Schools Champions of Champions cup final at Cardiff Arms Park. The boys won the game 24-17 to clinch the trophy and maintain their 100% unbeaten record in every league match this year. Well

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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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