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Open Morning - 14 November 2012

Don't forget to visit the school on Wednesday 14th November. Come and see the school 'in action' from 9 - 12. Refreshments are available.

School Photos - 05 October 2012

Next Friday 12th October the school photographer will visit the school in the morning only. Every child will have an individual photograph taken...

Welcome back. - 03 September 2012

School will be open for Autumn Term on Wednesday 5th September. Due forget that school starts at 9.00am. This year all children will meet ...

Foundation Phase Meet the Queen - 02 May 2012

On Thursday 26th April 2012 the whole of the Foundation Phase Department went to Cardiff Central Station to welcome the Queen on the Welsh part of her...

INVESTOR IN PEOPLE STATUS RENEWED - 16 March 2012

The school was very pleased to learn that after a revisit for an Investor in People assessor that its award of Investor in People has been renewed. Th...

GLAN-YR-AFON BECOMES A FOREST SCHOOL - 14 March 2012

The school was delighted to learn that it has been recognised as a Forest School. We have been working towards the award over the last year with two s...

WELSH CASTLES ARRIVE AT SCHOOL!! - 29 February 2012

As part of our Saint David's Day celebrations pupils were asked to make a castle out of recycled materials. The home /school task was set over the hal...

SCHOOL WELCOMES ZAMBIAN VISITORS - 20 January 2012

The school gave a very warm Glan-yr-Afon Welcome on Thursday to three visitors form Zambia. This reciprocal visit formed the second part of a partners...

FATHER CHRISTMAS VISITS SCHOOL! - 15 December 2011

We were very lucky to receive a visit from Father Christmas here in school when he took time out from his busy schedule to visit the Nursery Christmas...

SCHOOL CLOSED DUE TO HEATING PROBLEMS - 12 December 2011

The school was forced to close for Tuesday the 13th of December because a gas leak was detected near the boiler house. For Health and Safety reasons t...

African Arts Week a resounding success!! - 18 November 2011

The school has enjoyed a fantastic week learning about Africa and things African! To help us start an international link with Namulonga Basic School M...

Glan-yr-Afon wakes Sleeping Beauty! - 10 November 2011

The whole school fell under the spell of Snow White's wicked step mother on Wednesday when we were entertained by a visiting theatre group M&M The...

Mrs Dyer's retirement makes the Capital Times! - 06 October 2011

We were delighted to be asked by the Capital Times to mark the retirement of Mrs Margaret Dyer after 34 years as a cleaner in the school. Photos were...

New School Website Launched! - 26 September 2011

Welcome to our brand new school website! We have created the website to keep parents up to date with school news and notices, and to showcase some of ...

School wins its second Eco flag! - 09 September 2011

The school is delighted to announce that after a recent Eco Schools inspection it was awarded its second Eco Flag in recognition of the school's conti...

New school year starts - 05 September 2011

Just to remind all parents and pupils - Our first day back for the new school year is Tuesday 6th September. We are looking forward to seeing you all!...

Infant Choir are winners! - 04 July 2011

We were so proud to learn that our Infant children had won 'Best Performers' after their performance on the Stage at the Millennium Centre earlier thi...

Mrs Dickerson has a Girl ! - 04 July 2011

We are very pleased to announce that Mrs Dickerson has given birth to a beautiful baby girl - Amelie Grace. Both mum and baby are doing well. Congratu...

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