Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda

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  • Cymer Achieve The Treble

    Following last week’s 100% success rate at A Level, staff and students at Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda are celebrating following the publication of the best ever set of GCSE results in the school’s history, for the third year running.

    Every single student in Year 11 has achieved at least 5

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  • Cymer Celebrate the Best Ever Set of Results at A Level

    The class of 2015 at Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda has gained the best set of A-Level results in the school’s 27 year history. Students at the school are celebrating the 100% success rate at A-Level, with 80% of all grades attained amongst the top A*- C grades.

    Amongst this year’s

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  • Prince Charles and Cymer Meet Again

    For the second time this week, Cymer pupils have had an opportunity to meet with HRH, this time at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod.Our school choir travelled to Llangollen to compete in this prestigious event and a truly memorable time was had by all. Undoubtedly, HRH Prince Charles also enjoyed the

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  • Ceri Meets Prince Charles

    Year 10 student Ceri James Williams' Work Experience Week has involved a once in a lifetime experience! Ceri, who is working at local company 'Too Good To Waste' met His Royal Highness Prince Charles during his tour of the South Wales Valleys.

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  • Welcome Back Year 6

    We were very pleased to welcome back our Yr 6 pupils to Y Cymer. This visit, one of many arranged as part of our extensive transition programme, was an opportunity for the pupils to meet new friends and to enjoy a taste of a typical school day at Y Cymer.

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  • Year 6 Maths Workshop

    We were very pleased to welcome some of Yr 6 to school this week to participate in a Maths workshop. This was an opportunity for them to share their skills with members of the Maths Department.

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  • Head Prefects

    Our new Head and Deputy Head Prefects were introduced during two special assemblies this week. We extend our congratulations and best wishes to them as they commence their responsibilities.

    Prif Swyddogion / Head Prefects 2015-16

    Nia Rees, Chloe Wilson, Dafydd Carter, Elis James

    Dirprwy Brif Swyddogion / Deputy Head Prefects 2015-2016


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  • The Best in Wales!

    Huge congratulations to everyone who competed in the Urdd National Eisteddfod Caerffili 2015.

    We once again proved we are the best!

    1st - Côr S.A. 7,8,9

    2nd - Nia Rees - Stepping

    3rd - Côr Bechgyn / Triawd Cerdd Dant.

    A heartfelt thanks to all pupils, staff, and parents.

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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

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

Autumn 2015
1st September - 23rd October
2nd November - 18th December 

Spring 2016
4th January - 12th February
22nd February - 24th March

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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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