Dwr y Felin pupil secured a Welsh Triathlon Bronze medal for the 2015 Series and was presented with her medal last week. She represented Dwr-Y-Felin School in the last triathlon of the season in Carmarthen putting in a great performance to secure the Bronze against a strong field of Year 8 athletes.
Our Year 9 and 10 netball teams were successful in their league match against Birchgrove last night. Year 9 played very well winning 11-6. Nia Evans being awarded Player of the Game! Year 10 convincingly won 11-2. A great performance by all including Megan Johns who stepped up to play with the Year 10s and awarded Player of the Game for her efforts. Well done ladies!
Sporting success from over the summer holidays update…. Sophie Topper (Year 8), Freja Davies (Year 9), Seren Hughes (Year 10) – selected for the West Glamorgan football squad. Seren Hughes – selection to Welsh cricket senior ladies squad. Bethany Moule New javelin PB of 42.20m – placing 1st in the U15 Welsh Championships. Welsh regional championships – 1st javelin (40.69m). Swansea Junior Games – 1st javelin (40.42m), and 2nd in the 200m (28.21s). Welsh U15 Plate Final – 1st javelin…
Congratulations to Bethany Moule, who has been selected to represent the Welsh Schools’ Athletics Association in the Schools’ International. These will be held on Saturday 18th July in Grangemouth, Scotland against teams from England, Scotland and Ireland. We wish her the best of luck.
Our young Athletics team represented Afan Nedd Tawe in the NASUWT Wales Athletics Competition. They were awesome. They were a credit to themselves and the school. They finished in 2nd place overall only slightly behind Cardiff & The Vale School, Glantaf. Within the results on the day, two of our girls set new records. Bethany Moule threw 40.76m in the Javelin. This throw was further than any of the U16 boys. Bethany also now holds the record for the 300m…
Congratulations to Maia Gough (year 8) who appeared on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and made it through to the live Semi-Finals. Congratulations Maia you performed amazingly.
A huge congratulations to the Yr 9 rounders team for coming 2nd out of 16 teams at a tournament in Pontardulais Comprehensive, winning their pool convincingly! Dwr-y-Felin then went onto the final Round Robin (3 teams). With each team losing a match each, it came down to rounders scored within the final. We scored 13 ½, whilst the winners scored 14.
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…
Amy Evans (Year 8) is currently the new Welsh Record holder in the high jump. She jumped a massive 1.61m! For those that are 5’ 3” she basically jumped over your head – without the aid of a trampoline. This places her 12th in the Uk for her age group.
Ethan James, Ali Ajam, Ben Platt, Bethany Moule & Nia Evans have been chosen as our new Year 8 Language Ambassadors.