50th CapCongratulations to Ms Harries on winning her 50th cap for Wales v England on the Twickenham Stoop - what a great inspiration! Mwy / More

GCSE / Sixth Form 2018 Options  Click here for further details regarding our GCSE September 2018 Options.  Options prespectus is available here. Click here for further details regarding out Sixth Form September 2018 Options. Mwy / More

GCSE and A Level AwardsA great ceremony to celebrate students achievements in the summer exams with Jeremy Miles AM the Counsel General and other guests. Mr Lloyd Williams awarded the Geography prize to Asia Hoile and Cllr Peter Rees the A Level Outstanding achievement to Angharad Morgan. Mwy / More

Welsh Cricket CapGreat news for Lowri Bendle Yr10 for her call up to the Welsh Women’s Cricket u15 team. Great news Lowri! Mwy / More

AwardsIt was a real pleasure to welcome our former pupil and former Head Boy, AM for Neath and Counsel General, Mr Jeremy Miles back for our annual award ceremony. Sincere thanks to our Head Prefects, Molly Williams and Tom Ware for their outstanding contribution to the school community during 2017. Mwy / More

Ospreys Cup ChampionsCongratulations to the Year9 team for a deserved victory over Brynteg in the final of the Ospreys Cup. Two tries apiece for Full Back Llien Morgan and winger Cian Abraham- a complete performance!   Mwy / More

Merry Christmas and a Happy New YearA peaceful Christmas and Happy New Year for 2018 to you all! School, both Primary and Secondary sectors start Spring Term on Tuesday 9th January 2018. Mwy / More

Mr XMany thanks to Yr7 for their stirling efforts in raising money for the Mr X appeal. We held a lovely assembly whereby the pupils could see all the gifts brought with their support for local children. Mwy / More

Skiing at PenbreA valuable lesson on the dry ski slopes in preparation for our Austrian ski visit later on in the year. Mwy / More

Ysgol Gyfun


The school is proud of its tradition, which extends over forty years. During this period we are proud of our former students’ successes in the sporting arena, in the Arts and in a range of vocational domains. Our students’ regular and continued success in external examinations, as well as within a host of extra curricular fields is testament to that excellent tradition.

Further information



Further information


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Term Dates

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Gemau a chanlyniadau

Gemau a chanlyniadau

In this section you can find further information on theschools sporting events. For more information please contact us.


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School Holidays - 22/02/18

Annual Report

Governing Body Annual Report 2016-17


    Contact Details

    Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera,
    Glanyrafon Road,
    SA9 2JJ.

    Tel: 01639 842129
    Fax: 01639 845681

    E-Mail: ygystalyfera@npted.org