Sporting News

Yesterday, 6 pupils took part in the Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Cross Country event held in a very muddy Margam park. A tough course made the conditions difficult but we came away with some outstanding results… Rhys James – 1st Rohan Crossman – 35th (a year young) Cerys Teague – 5th Frances Lewis Wong – 20th (a year young) Elli Sleep – 37th Eden Rae Davies – 3rd (a year young) Rhys, Cerys and Eden have qualified to represent West Glamorgan Schools…
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More sporting success!

Congratulations to Yr10 pupil Bethany Moule (of Neath Harriers), who on Saturday 21st January, at the West Wales Indoor Athletics Championships, was presented with the JDB Williams Award by the Welsh Schools Athletics Association for the top field event performance of summer 2016. Bethany is currently the UK U15 girls’ all time record holder for the 500 gram javelin with a throw of 48.84m. She was ranked number 1 in the UK in 2016 finishing clear of her nearest rival by 7m.…
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Sporting Success

The PE department would like to celebrate the recent successes of pupils, in particular the Yr8 boys football team who were victorious last week against Croesyceilog in the Welsh Cup.  The 4-2 win puts the boys through to the last 8 of the competition. Recognition also needs to be given to a number of athletes; Lauren Thomas (Yr9) had a fantastic competition on the weekend competing at the U15 West Wales indoor athletics competition. She had a PB in the…
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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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School Musical Production – Fame

Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School is very pleased to announce that its annual musical production for this academic year is ‘Fame’. Produced and directed by Head of Music Luke Lockyer with choreography by year 11 pupil Leah Yemm, the production will be taking place in the school theatre from Monday 13th to Thursday 16th February 2017. The musical is set in New York City, in the old high school of performing arts on 46th Street East of Broadway, just off Times Square,…
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Dwr-y-Felin Christmas Craft Fayre

After the huge success of our first Christmas Craft Fayre last year, it is back this year with many more amazing stalls, live music, festive refreshments, children’s activities and lots more. 40 high quality stalls with lots of lovely ideas for Christmas. Thursday 24th November, 5-7.30 pm. We hope to see you there!   UPDATE Here is a full line up of the fantastic stalls available for you at the Craft Fayre next week. Please pop in for a lovely…
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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!

Engineering Challenge Success!

Congratulations to Year 9 pupils Catrin Daniels, Charlotte Beynon, Kirsty Coombes and Sophie Giddings who made up the winning team at the Engineering Challenge event organised by the Institute of Chartered Engineers that was held recently at Swansea University. The team had to design a support structure for a river bridge that was cost effective, efficient and able to withstand floods, storms and tides. The winning team are pictured below with their design and their trophy. As well as receiving…
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