On these pages, you can see a number of links to help you with your daily life at school. This could be help with school work, new technologies and apps to help you with different subjects or help with translation. Sometimes, school life can be difficult or lonely – and on these pages you can see the help which is at hand. You can see contacts in school, in your local area, nationally or access support online.
Here you will find different links to help you with your schoolwork or with examination preparation and revision.
Everybody uses support with translation – use the latest technology, free of charge to help you with your work ! Cysill is an useful tool for you to check your work – it helps with spelling or with typing errors!
A school counselling service is open to all members of the school community.
Visit ‘Stafell Stwnsh to meet your Peer Mentors from Yr 10 who are available for an informal chat or to help with specific subject problems or a nasty piece of homework!
Every pupil in Year 7 will be introduced to their “Buddy” – a member of Yr 12 during their first day at Ystalyfera – they will help you settle down in your new school. You will meet him/her regularly every Friday morning during registration.
Click here to download or print a advice / support pamphlet which includes a full list of possible support within the school.
Have you got good ideas on how to improve the school community, or are you good at working with others to support improvements at Ystalyfera? Click here to see your representatives on your Year forum or on the School Council. Every October we hold whole school election to choose these students - why don’t you consider putting your name forward?