Sunday, November 29, 2015
Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda
  • Dewar Shield 2015-2016

    Here are some of our Yr 9 and 10 pupils on their way to a prestigious launch at Holland House in Cardiff, where they will be officially announced as members of the 2015-16 Dewar Shield Rhondda Rugby squad. Well done boys!

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  • National Champions – For the Seventh Time in Ten Years

    Congratulations to the Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda public speaking team on its outstanding success at the recent final of the Rotary’s public speaking competition. This is the 7th time in 10 years that the school has won this prestigious competition. The final was held in Cardiff Bay, where 8 welsh

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  • Cailin Stars in 'Professionals on Ice' Tour

    Congratulations to talented ice skater, Cailin Evans of Year 10 on being chosen to star in the Cardiff leg of the National " The Professionals On Ice" tour in October. This is a well-deserved accolade for Cailin who trains three times a week at Cardiff ice rink. We are very proud

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  • Tag Rugby Event

    On Friday the 16th of October a Tag Rugby event was organised by our Rugby Development Officer, Ben Daniels. All 6 Welsh language Primary Schools from the Rhondda Valley were invited to compete and the event was a great opportunity for year 5 and 6 pupils’ to display skills on

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  • Congratulations Dione Rose – Miss Wales 2016 Finalist!

    Congratulations to Dione Rose, our Deputy Head Prefect, who has been selected as a Miss Wales 2016 finalist for team RCT! Following interviews throughout the summer months Dione has been chosen among the lucky hopefuls in the running for the Miss Wales 2016 title. Dione has begun her Miss Wales

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  • Tyler Shines in the Pool

    Congratulations to Year 7 pupil, Tyler Collins, on his recent success at a county swimming gala held recently – well done Tyler!

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  • Cymer Welcome Year 5

    Our annual Year 5 Open Evening was held on Thursday 8.10.15. The school was full to the rafters with excited pupils and parents as they visited departments and met with our staff. We hope everyone enjoyed and look forward to welcoming you all back soon!

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  • Visit To Synagogue

    Our Year 10 R.E class enjoyed a very memorable visit to a local synagogue this week as part of their studies.

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

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

Summer 2016
11th April - 27th May
6th 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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