Wales CapsThese our latest Welsh Rugby Capped players, Daniel Hiscocks and Dillon Caulfield Yr11, selected for the Wales u16 team against England.  The tradition continues... Mwy / More

Welsh EquestrianGreat news for Ffion Gibson on being selected to the Wales Equestrian Squad for the forthcoming season Mwy / More

Welsh CupCongratulations to our Yr11 team for reaching the final of the Welsh Cup, for the second time during their school career. They lost a competitive game against Ysgol y Preseli. Da iawn fechgyn! Mwy / More

Scholarship AwardCongratulations to Iestyn Harries Yr13 for gaining a Creative Minds scholarship from the School of Welsh at Cardiff University worth £3,000. Mwy / More

Dafydd Rowlands AwardCongratulations to the winners of the Dafydd Rowlands memorial award: Meleri  from Gwyr, Sion from Ystalyfera and Laura and Catrin from Bryn Tawe. Gwych iawn ! Mwy / More

Excitement!The foundations are started at Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Dur on the Sandfields site in Port Talbot ready for September 2018 opening! Great news Mwy / More

Josef Herman Schools ProjectRecently year 10 Art and Design pupils had the opportunity to be a part of the Josef Herman Schools Project 2017 which is a scheme set up in partnership with The Josef Herman Art Foundation Cymru (JHAFC) and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. The purpose of the project Mwy / More

School Exchange to FranceYear 9 and 10 spent a week in France from March 13th-17th. They were participating in a keep fit project, partly funded by the Lefèvre Trust. The pupils met with their penpals, spent time at school and participated in a variety of fitness and healthy eating activities. A fantastic experience for all! Mwy / More

British Semi FinalistsYear 8 Rugby League team stepped forward once again in the Schools British Championships beating Castleford Academy 32-22 in a home Quarterfinal 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.

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Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera,
Glanyrafon Road,
SA9 2JJ.

Tel: 01639 842129
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