Great GCSE resultsThis year's GCSE results again were very strong with 82% of pupils gaining 5 A*-C and 23% 5A*-A Although there was a depression of grades since last year due to the new courses in the core subjects, Ystalyfera pupils performed very well in these brand new examinations. Mwy / More

Outstanding A Level ResultsCongratulations to yr 13, 2017 on an outstanding set of results with 35% of all grades awarded being A* or A! These results show the hard work and determination of students throughout their two years of study - and we wish them all possible success in their future careers or Mwy / More

Paul's Pledge A moving and memorable session with Paul Pugh for our Sixth Form students.  A remarkable example of determination and inspiration- diolch yn fawr Paul. Mwy / More

Year 6 Open DayYear 6 visited Ystalyfera -Bro Dur for a taster day of lessons and school life. Great to look forward and make new friends. Mwy / More

Ysgol Gymraeg Bro DurA great visit by our Construction Ambassadors to site from Ysgol Gynradd Tyle'rYnn, Rhosafan and Castell-nedd. The foundations are all nearly completed. Mwy / More

2017 Summer Festival Click here for further details regarding the next 3 weeks. Year 7 Timetables: Genllian Hywel Llywellyn Year 8 Timetables: Genllian Hywel Llywellyn Year 9 Timetables: Genllian Hywel Llywellyn Mwy / More

Osprey Cup ChampionsCongratulations to the Year9 development squad for winning the Ospreys Cup in a great final v Pentrehafod Comprehensive 27-20! Mwy / More

On the track!Shelby Wilsher with her own racing car - appearing on S4C's Clwb recently and featuring in some exciting races on the Castle Coombe track. Watch for the checkered flag! 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


In this section you can find further information on term dates and any school INSET. For more information please contact us.

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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Annual Report

Governing Body Annual Report 2016-17

Contact Details

Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera,
Glanyrafon Road,
SA9 2JJ.

Tel: 01639 842129
Fax: 01639 845681