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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Careers Wales – Exam Results

Dear all Again this year, staffing levels and term time contracts prevent us from having a Careers Adviser at your schools on results days. However, we will place any staff available at our careers centres and the college to support enrolment to post 16 options. Please encourage pupils to access our service and also be reminded that we have a telephone service 0800 028 4844 and our website careerswales.com that includes a live web chat facility. As part of our…
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Recent music exam success

Congratulations to Ruby McNab (year 8) for passing her grade 3 flute exam with a distinction.  Ruby has only been playing for just over a year so this is an excellent achievement. Congratulations also go to Ewan Partington (year 10) for passing his grade 8 clarinet exam with a distinction.  Ewan has been working hard over the last year and has also successfully gained a place on the Six Counties Youth Wind Orchestra. Well done to both!        …
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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 Arson…
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ParentPay

Apologies for any confusing texts regarding ParentPay. You should have received a letter with a Username and Password, which is unique to each child. If you have not received this letter, please let us know and we can supply a copy. It is very important to activate your ParentPay account as soon as possible to be able to receive information by text and email. ParentPay is to be used immediately for all required payments other than dinner money. A copy of the…
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Sporting Success

Congratulations to our Year 10 & 11 Cricket Team who won the Tavener’s Cricket Competition on Monday. That have now qualified for the schools finals in the Swalec Stadium, Cardiff on Tuesday. Year 8 Netballers placed 3rd in their netball tournament yesterday – a strong team who lost only to the school who won overall. Well done to all. It is the turn of Year 9 today at Cwmtawe.

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