Foundation Stones Project

Some of our pupils have been very busy painting stones for the United Kingdom Memorial Foundation – Foundation Stones project this half term. These stones will be sent to London by the History department, where they will become part of the UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre when it is built. The History department is very proud of the efforts of all the pupils who have taken part and look forward to seeing what the finished memorial will look like.…
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The Small Things

The Small Things are a volunteer run, charitable organisation, based in Neath Port Talbot, who work collaboratively with organisations, local schools and charities to support people within the local community. You can find further information about them on their Facebook page Paula Jarvis from The Small Things Project dropping off thirty bags to support our pupils. Paula asked local businesses to fund her charity to buy bags and accessories to support the more vulnerable pupils in the NPT area. We…
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High Sheriff Awards

Past pupils Kieran Thomas-Jenkins, Emily Pearce, Lily Pearce and Amy Regan accept the High Sherrif’s award for their work on petitioning the Welsh Government to ensure all schools in Wales have Wellbeing Ambassadors. The petition was put on hold due to Covid, but the Welsh Government is now in the process of taking it to members. Well done all for your hard work and effort and all the best for your future.

Dwr-y-Felin is part of ‘The Red Wall’

Dwr-y-Felin has continued to support our national football team as part of ‘The Red Wall’ in this year’s Euro qualifying campaign. A small group of passionate supporters have been to every home game in this campaign! Firstly we watched Wales take on Slovakia and win 1-0, then Azerbaijan with another win, this time 2-1, and finally, last night, witnessed Wales achieving a draw in a thrilling match against a very physical, World Cup Finalists, Croatian team. We will be venturing…
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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.      

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