Christmas ConcertChristmas Concert Tuesday 12th December at 5pm and again at 7pm in St David’s Church, Ystalyfera Tickets available on ParentPay or the Office in the Primary Sector. Diolch Mwy / More

2017 Fun RunA great day (despite the rain) for our annual Fun Run. Plenty of enthusiasm, fabulous costumes and generous sponsorships - over £4,000 raised to support school activities. Diolch i bawb! Mwy / More

Welsh ChampionCongratulations to Declan Felton Yr11 for being crowned Welsh Champion u15 u57kg. A great performance - gwych Declan! Mwy / More

RememberOn Remembrance Day, we remembered those who have been affected by the horrors of war. The names of our former pupils who were killed in the Great War were remembered. The Last Post was sounded by Ffion France, the wreath laid by Molly Williams and Tom Ware. Mwy / More

Canada CelebrationA fantastic Award Evening for our Canada travellers in the company of former pupils Dafydd Howells and Reuben Morgan-Williams and with guest speaker Clive Rowlands- all great ambassadors for Rugby and Ystalyfera   Mwy / More

Vive la FranceA great visit to our partner school in Wassigny as part of the Erasmus EU exchange programme - Stade de France and the Eiffel Tower were real highlights- Magnifique!   Mwy / More

Bro Dur Sept 2018Our Construction Ambassadors had a great visit to the Bro Dur Construction site recently to see for themselves the building developing at a rapid pace.   Mwy / More

University SuccessIn Swansea University Reaching Wider Scheme, Summer Camp Megan Hearne received best student award for Psychology Criminology and Law, a great achievement! 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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School Holidays - 18/12/17

Annual Report

Governing Body Annual Report 2016-17


    Contact Details

    Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera,
    Glanyrafon Road,
    SA9 2JJ.

    Tel: 01639 842129
    Fax: 01639 845681