Extra curricular

Wales Schools Debate Competition

Yesterday the debate team competed in the regional round of the Wales Schools Debate Competition.  Preparation for the debate was real teamwork, with Aimee England, Lowri Beynon, Ffion Beynon and Rachel Penney working together to propose the motion “This house would only imprison criminals who pose a continuing threat to society”.  Aimee and Lowri debated on the day, and held their own against older and more experienced debaters.  Whilst they weren’t the winners, they both debated fantastically well, with Lowri…
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Year 11 Community Challenge

All Year 11 pupils at Dwr y Felin School have had the opportunity to spend the week completing their Community Challenge for their Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate. Pupils were able to select activities that were suited to their interests and skills. Through these activities pupils developed a range of important life skills and this allowed them to gain ‘real life’ purposeful experiences within and outside the school environment. This involved organising sporting activities in local primary school, visiting Port Talbot Fire Station to speak with the…
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Gnoll Challenge

Dwr-y-Felin entered a KS3 and KS4 team this year in the Gnoll Challenge. This multi-agency event is run in conjunction with the South Wales Police and Fire Service, Prince’s Trust, National Probation Service, Snap Cymru and local colleges and businesses. Now in its 24th year the event attracts children and young people from over 100 schools throughout Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. There were over 40 different challenges throughout the park including rafts across the lake, water slides, fire service…
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