Extra curricular

Dwr-y-Felin commemorates 100 years since the end of World War 1

This term our pupils had the opportunity to learn even more about the First World War and the hardships faced by British soldiers. The History department has been successful in securing a grant from the Welsh government in order to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War and this has allowed us to work with other organisations in delivering extra sessions to our Year 9 pupils. On Tuesday 20th November we welcomed members of ‘Yeoman’ to…
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Wales Rugby & Football

This term has once again seen some of our pupils have the fantastic opportunity of supporting our national team playing both rugby and football live in Cardiff. Unfortunately, Wales was defeated in both games of football, firstly against Spain and then more recently against Denmark. Nevertheless, both games were very exciting, the atmosphere was electric and we did get to see a Gareth Bale goal! The rugby against Scotland gave us a better result with Wales winning by 21 points…
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Dance World Cup 2018

Emily, Alana and Eleri have been selected to represent Team Wales in this years’ prestigious Dance World Cup, the largest dance competition in the world! It takes place in Barcelona from 22nd-30th June. 5000 dancers from 47 countries from around the world will be taking part.      

Year 10 have won!

Huge congratulations to our very hardworking #PLEnterprise team who won the local heat today and now get to represent #SCAFC. They have given up hours and hours of their own time over the past 4 weeks to come up with a fantastic pitch based around autism inclusion at matches. Their presentation was superb and they were a credit to themselves and the school all day yesterday at the Liberty Stadium.  Plus, they got to meet Trundle and have a Q&A with…
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Music Exams

Congratulations to pupils who have taken graded exams on their instruments this term… Catrin Thomas – Year 7 – Distinction Grade 5 (clarinet) Penelope George – Year 7 – Pass Grade 4 (Violin) Abigail Thomas – Year 7 – Distinction Level 1 Junior Brass Certificate (Cornet) Caty Macdonald-Robins – Year 7 – Distinction Level 1 Junior Brass Certificate (French Horn) Izabelle Jones –  Year 7 – Distinction Level 1 Junior Brass Certificate (Tenor Horn)    

Pupil Achievement

Year 11 pupil, Lara-Jai Lewis, has been selected to dance in the opening ceremony of the UEFA Champions League Cup Final in Cardiff on June 3rd. She will be taking part in the opening ceremony with the artist who has not yet been named. Lara-Jai has appeared as a dancer on television previously, on channel 5 and CBBC, but this will be her first paid work as a professional dancer. Hopefully this is the beginning of a promising career. Congratulations…
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Pupil success

Congratulations to Ewan Partington on receiving the Mark Jones Award in the annual West Glamorgan Youth Music concert held in the Brangwyn Hall last night. Ewan is currently principal clarinettist of the County youth wind orchestra and was selected to receive this award for his commitment and achievements. Also ex-pupil Baydn Hughes received the John Jenkins young performer award. Baydn is currently auditioning for music colleges and has already received an unconditional offer for the Royal Welsh College of music…
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Pupil Success

Congratulations to Bethan Tew in Year 7 who won Student of the Year at her drama school’s award ceremony. Her drama school is Fame Factory Theatre School and consists of four schools covering Ammanford, Caerphilly, Pontyclun and Neath. The main school caters for children aged 7 – 17 and she beat off competition from over 120 other students from all four schools, many of whom were much older than her, to win the most prestigious award of the evening!

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