Friday, November 24, 2017
Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda


Public Speaking Team - National Winners

Congratulations to Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhondda's Public Speaking Team on winning the National Public Speaking competition for the third consecutive year. Seren Farrup, Evie Connolly and Jenni Page, all Sixth Form students, competed against 7 other schools in the final of the Welsh medium competition, held at Welsh Assembly Building, Tŷ Hywel, on Monday 13th November and organised by Rotari Cymru. Jenni was named second runner up in Best Proposer award, Seren also won award for Best Chairperson of the competition, whilst Evie was announced Best Opposer and also took the award for Best Speaker of the entire competition. This is a fantastic achievement for the team!

Chair of the Governing Body, John Bryant, said “Congratulations, I’m so proud - and congratulations also to the staff that coached the team. What an achievementfor the second year running and nine years in all!"

Urdd Swimming Gala


15/11/17 - 1.30PM

Entrance fee £2.00 for adults/ £1.00 for children

Welcome Back…..

…. To Finley, Ethan, Corben, Ethan, Kelly, Ethan and Josh on their return from a successful tour to Georgia with the Cardiff North Blues squad. Fantastic achievement – well done boys!

Cwm Rhondda Reach National Final

Congratulations to our Public Speaking Team who have secured their place at the National final of the prestigious Rotary International competition. We extend our best wishes to Seren Farrup, Evie Connolly and Jenni Page as they head to Cardiff Bay on November 13th to compete in the National final. Congratulations also to Jenni and Evie, who were announced 'Best Proposer' and 'Best Opposer' of the competition.

Well done to Year 7 pupils

79 of year 7 pupils are celebrating their first half term with 100% attendance. Well done!

Weliffantod 2017

Year 7 pupils have been busy raising money for the 'David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust' and in particular, Ndotto, the elephant we have sponsored for a number of years. Thank you to every class and an extra well done to 7SHM for raising a fantastic sum!

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Cwm Rhondda and Our Community

Thank you to members of our Eco-Council for assisting Local PCSO Dai Hughes and Cymmer Ward Councillor, Gareth Caple, during the recent litter pick campaign.