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Cardiff University, School of Welsh ScholarshipWarm congratulations to Yr 13 student, Gwen Shenton for winning a Creative Minds scholarship worth £3,000 from the School of Welsh at Cardiff University. Gwen has accepted a place to Study Welsh and Journalism at the University in September. Ardderchog Gwen - da iawn ti ! Mwy / More

Wales Film AmbassadorsFfion Edwards and Ffion Jones had a fabulous work experience with the Wales Film on the Sherlock set in Cardiff - quite an enlightening experience! Mwy / More

Tremendous EasterA tremendous Easter holiday for a number of Year 9 pupils : Celyn Davies (football), Henry Hall (Welsh Air Cadets), Lauren Forward (Basketball), Steffan Shannon (FA Wales Referee Course)and Ellis Thomas (Bowls). Tremendous Talent! Mwy / More

Fabulous Five!Congratulations to Mrs Warren and the Ystalyfera kitchen staff for gaining the maximum 5 hygiene rating once again! A tremendous team effort - diolch! Mwy / More

UK Maths ChallengeCongratulations to year 10 pupils who competed in the Uk Maths Challenge against students from across the UK in Year 11 and 10 – Gaining the Gold Award: Kloe ChaplinSilver Award: Lewis Blake, Alex Long, Adam Morris Mwy / More

CharitiesWe raised money for both Sport Relief and Ice Cool Kids at the end of term with a magnificent male v female teachers netball fixture. The result was NOT important (!!) Mwy / More

Duke of Edinburgh AwardA large group of Yr 10 students completed their Bronze Award practice expedition skills weekend in Margam recently. Good luck with your preparations! 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

You can find details of dates and any school INSET days by clicking here.
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 Week 2 - 03/05/16

Contact Details

Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera,
Glanyrafon Road,
SA9 2JJ.

Tel: 01639 842129
Fax: 01639 845681

E-Mail: ygystalyfera@npted.org