On Thursday 8 March everyone was invited to come to school dressed as their favourite character out of a book. During the morning, the head pupils, Mared Jones and Erwan Jones went around all the classes to judge the costumes. Congratulations to Chloe (Derwen class), Kitty (Masarnen class), Coco (Celynen class) and Elin (Onnen class) for particularly creative costumes. The school would like to...
On Tuesday 27 February everyone in Year 4 & 5 had the opportunity to enjoy a dramatic presentation of the history of the Welsh language. This was a one man, interactive show which was dynamically presented by the well known Welsh actor, Llion Williams. The children were taken back to the time of Henry VIII, the Bishop William Morgan, The Treason of the Blue Books and the Welsh Not before...
On Thursday 15 March, Siân James held nursery rhyme workshops with the Foundation Phase children and also with Derwen class. The children were enchanted by the harp and Siân’s beautiful voice. The children thoroughly enjoyed singing some of the traditional Welsh songs including ‘Oes Gafr Eto’ – ‘Any More Goats?’. It was a valuable musical experience provided by means of the Welsh...
The sports captains: Olivia, Wesley, Connor and Nathan along with Finlay and Jake from Year 5 were selected to be Sports Ambassadors. The 6 received training at Ysgol Llanbrynmair  on Tuesday 26th September with Jonathon Roberts, the Community Sports Development Officer, along with the Silver Sports Ambassadors from the Secondary Campus: Craig and Sophie. It was great to see the 6 bronze...
Once more this year many of the primary campus children competed successfully at local level with Louis Roberts, Finlay Thapa, Amelia Garrod, Betsan Behnan & Liam Reading winning individual races; also Year 3 & 4 boys & Year 5 & g girls won the freestyle relay races and Year 5 & 6 boys and girls won the medley relay races. Special congratulations to Louis Roberts for winning the Year 5 & 6 boys...
Pupils in the Junior Department celebrated T Llew Jones Day on Wednesday 11 October by sharing and enjoying his poetry. During the day, pupils read and performed the famous poet’s work. In Helygen class, the pupils were inspired to write their own haikus based on the themes explored by T. Llew Jones in his poetry, while pupils in Afallen, responded creatively to the poem ‘Y Lleidr...
Since September 2016 the custom of celebrating achievement and effort has been established on the Primary Campus whereby a pupil is nominated from each class once a week for the Head Teacher’s Award. The nominees are announced in the assembly, held every Friday afternoon. Since October 2017, the winners have the honour of sitting on the sofa, donated to the school by Mrs Gwenfair Glyn. As you...
The following were nominated the Primary Campus Captains. We wish them well as they carry out their duties. . Sadie Tucker Anthony. Lara Halfpenney. Mabon Jones. Lucy Callow. Isabel Owen. Cody Duckett. Louis Roberts. Liam Sully Attendance Officers Mattie Crompton and Phoenix Williams have been elected the attendance officers who will be in charge of monitoring the Primary Campus attendance...
The sun shone on a very successful Summer Fair held on the Primary Campus on Wednesday 12 July. Through bouncing, painting, throwing, guessing, eating,  drinking and more, over £1000 was raised towards the PTA funds. The money will be used to develop the outside learning and playing areas; also to buy new books for the school. Some children in Year 5 & 6 displayed promising entrepreneurial...
A visit to Cors DyfiOn Tuesday 23 May pupils in class 5/6J and 5/6H visited the Cors Dyfi Reserve. This educational visit was an excellent opportunity to develop the pupils’ knowledge and understanding of the habitats in which the ospreys live and how they  are adapted for their environment. Led by Kim Williams, the pupils visited the observatory, where they saw Glesni , the female osprey ,...
It was very nice to welcome year 6 for their secondary transition week this term. They enjoyed a whole range of subjects that the secondary campus had to offer from 5x60 activities, to a French morning, a Technology day and many more. The week was a success with all of the year 6 students making new friends in their year and getting to know the school better. We look forward to welcoming you all...
  The Junior Department’s sports day was held on Thursday 13 July. All pupils participated well and showed excellent sportsmanship. The captains, Ioan & Hanna (Dulas), Morus & Elen (Dyfi), Emma & Alexis (Crewi) and Ellen & Enlli (Llyfnant) led the teams efficiently throughout the afternoon. After an exciting conclusion, it was announced that Llyfnant was the winning team with 100 points. Mrs...
  Once again this year Year 5 pupils have received First Aid training. The purpose of the training is to give the pupils important skills and to inform them of steps to take in an emergency. During the workshop, the pupils had an opportunity to practise life saving skills. Thank you to PC Tessa Williams and PC Caz Monks for organising and leading this very important training.  
  Congratulations to all the following pupils who took part in the Powys  Swimming Gala rounds this term - Beca Jones, Emma Fletcher, Iestyn Evans, Ioan Reading, Morus Morgan, Enlli Phillips, Lara Halfpenny, Louis Roberts, Finlay Thapa, Dyfed Childs, Eowyn Vaughan, Amelia Garrod, Jessica Fletcher and Betsan Behnan. Huge congratulations to Finaly Thapa and Ioan Reading for reaching the finals,...
The digital leaders group had a meeting on the 27/03/2017 to discuss how to make better use of HWB, J2e and also the school digital resources. It was agreed the school will buy 10 extra laptops for the computer room and also the digital leaders will remind their classes about the features of HWB and J2e and how to make the most of these in school and at home
On Saturday 5 November, despite the rugby and cold weather, some parents and children came to school to tend to the Wildlife Garden. The volunteers spent some time cutting back overgrowth and improving the location so that activities can take place there. This was organised at the School Council’s request and we are very grateful to Mr Rob Goodsell for giving his time to lead this activity and...
A non-uniform day was held on the Primary Campus on Friday 27 January to raise awareness of Powys Young Carers. The charity CREDU offers support  to the families of Young Carers. What is available to Young Carers? Support for Young Carers at school with their homework Support workers can talk to teachers Support workers can assist if Young Carers are in trouble, tired, being bullied, or...
Bro Ddyfi Urdd Dancing Eisteddfod Congratulations to all the pupils who took part in the dancing eisteddfod on Wednesday, 15 February on the Secondary campus. The following went through to the next round at Theatr Hafren on Wednesday, 15 March where they performed energetically. Disco Dancing Group: 1st Folk Dancing Group: 1st Individual Disco Dancing: 2nd Gwenllian Mason Bro Ddyfi Urdd...
As part of the Welsh Baccalaureate, Year 12 pupils have been busy working on their Work in the Community module. Jarrow, Llywelyn, Jake, Alex, Dafydd and Osian decided to make the most of the merger between the Secondary and Primary campus and develop a part of the Infants’ playground. After some research into Foundation Stage play areas, the boys decided to assemble a white board for the...