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Welsh Baccalaureate Project Goes Live

Six of our Year 9 pupils recently had the opportunity to try out their Enterprise Skills as part of their Welsh Bacc. qualification by face painting in the Liberty Stadium before Swansea City played Brentford in the FA Cup. They raised £125 for Ty Hafan and Great Ormond St Hospital.  A massive well done to all involved! Click here to read more on the Swansea City Supporters Trust webpage 

National Quality Award

Dwr y Felin School pupils and staff celebrating the National Quality Award for being the first secondary school in ABM to achieve this award. Having gone through the seven Healthy School topics of Food and Fitness; Environment; Personal Development and Relationships; Mental Health and Wellbeing; Safety; Hygiene and Substance Use and Misuse, the school was commended on putting the wellbeing of pupils and staff as the forefront of everything that they do. Pupil voice is a strength and pupils feel…
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Dwr-y-Felin commemorates 100 years since the end of World War 1

This term our pupils had the opportunity to learn even more about the First World War and the hardships faced by British soldiers. The History department has been successful in securing a grant from the Welsh government in order to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War and this has allowed us to work with other organisations in delivering extra sessions to our Year 9 pupils. On Tuesday 20th November we welcomed members of ‘Yeoman’ to…
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Wales Rugby & Football

This term has once again seen some of our pupils have the fantastic opportunity of supporting our national team playing both rugby and football live in Cardiff. Unfortunately, Wales was defeated in both games of football, firstly against Spain and then more recently against Denmark. Nevertheless, both games were very exciting, the atmosphere was electric and we did get to see a Gareth Bale goal! The rugby against Scotland gave us a better result with Wales winning by 21 points…
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Commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War

We have been commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War all this week. We have been proud to see so many of our pupils purchasing poppies from our poppy sellers and wearing them with pride. Each year group has had a special and thought provoking assembly. They have been reminded of why we should all be so grateful to all those soldiers who gave their lives during the First World War, and in subsequent wars. Many…
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Dance World Cup 2018

Emily, Alana and Eleri have been selected to represent Team Wales in this years’ prestigious Dance World Cup, the largest dance competition in the world! It takes place in Barcelona from 22nd-30th June. 5000 dancers from 47 countries from around the world will be taking part.      

Year 10 have won!

Huge congratulations to our very hardworking #PLEnterprise team who won the local heat today and now get to represent #SCAFC. They have given up hours and hours of their own time over the past 4 weeks to come up with a fantastic pitch based around autism inclusion at matches. Their presentation was superb and they were a credit to themselves and the school all day yesterday at the Liberty Stadium.  Plus, they got to meet Trundle and have a Q&A with…
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Music Exams

Congratulations to pupils who have taken graded exams on their instruments this term… Catrin Thomas – Year 7 – Distinction Grade 5 (clarinet) Penelope George – Year 7 – Pass Grade 4 (Violin) Abigail Thomas – Year 7 – Distinction Level 1 Junior Brass Certificate (Cornet) Caty Macdonald-Robins – Year 7 – Distinction Level 1 Junior Brass Certificate (French Horn) Izabelle Jones –  Year 7 – Distinction Level 1 Junior Brass Certificate (Tenor Horn)    

Pupil Achievement

Year 11 pupil, Lara-Jai Lewis, has been selected to dance in the opening ceremony of the UEFA Champions League Cup Final in Cardiff on June 3rd. She will be taking part in the opening ceremony with the artist who has not yet been named. Lara-Jai has appeared as a dancer on television previously, on channel 5 and CBBC, but this will be her first paid work as a professional dancer. Hopefully this is the beginning of a promising career. Congratulations…
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