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

Welsh u17 RepresentationGreat news for Hayley Hoare (15) selected for the Wales Football u17 squad for the European Championships in Denmark in October Mwy / More

Triathlon Honours  Congratulations to Finlay Catling Yr8 who was chosen to represent Wales in a Triathlon Festival at Mallory Park. Another success!   Mwy / More

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

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

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School Week 1 - 23/11/17

Annual Report

Governing Body Annual Report 2016-17


    Contact Details

    Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera,
    Glanyrafon Road,
    SA9 2JJ.

    Tel: 01639 842129
    Fax: 01639 845681