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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Sporting Success

The following pupils have been selected for the LA Hub netball squads: Rebecca Grey (Yr 7), Ella Carpenter (Yr 7), Sophie Evans (Yr 8), Amelia Gregory (Yr 8), Jessica Richards (Yr 8) & Charlotte Evans (Yr 10)   The following pupils have been selected for the Welsh Development Training Centre: Nia Evans (Yr 10), Megan Johns (Yr 10), Caitey DiIulio (Yr 9), Mia Edwards(Yr 9), Callie Rattenbury (Yr 9) & Amy Rattenbury (Yr 9)   Charlotte Evans & Ella Jenkins…
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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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