Author: Dean Powell

Omicron Variant – School Operations

The following letter has been issued by Jeremy Miles MS, Minister for Education and Welsh Language: The emergence of this new variant is a serious development in the ongoing pandemic. We have already taken swift action on international travel, alongside the other UK governments. We are now introducing an additional measure, while we learn more […]

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Supporting Our Children

To All Head Teachers in Wales,I would like to thank you for the support you have provided your learners and wider community during the pandemic. The importance of schools to support our children, and indeed wider society, has been clearly highlighted during the past two years.The pandemic has been difficult for us all, but for […]

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Year 11 Mock Exams

Dear Parent/Carer/Student, Below is the mock examination timetable for our Year 11 cohort.  As per the school calendar, the assessment week commences on Monday 6th December (the week after our school our closure day for staff training on Friday 3rd December). You may have heard in the media that Qualifications Wales have now published a […]

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Extra Curricular Activities

At Cyfarthfa High School we place huge importance on the opportunities and experiences that students receive outside of their normal timetabled lessons and the advantages that they provide. From developing academic and non-academic skills and knowledge as well as essential life skills such as team-building, goal setting, public speaking and leadership skills to higher self-esteem, […]

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Covid-19: School Update

Headteacher of Cyfarthfa High School Rod Francis said: “We can confirm that one student in Year 8 and a member of staff at Cyfarthfa High School have tested positive to Covid-19. “The individuals are now self-isolating at home. “Public Health Wales has been notified in line with regulations introduced for all primary and secondary schools […]

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Headteacher’s Address: Autumn 2020

Cyfarthfa High School is proud of its long history of achievement and we look forward this term to enhancing its reputation as one of the best learning facilities in Wales. Staff, governors and parents have the highest expectations to succeed in our performance this year. This can – and will – be achieved with the […]

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