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Phone lines working again - 30 January 2013

I do apologise if you have been trying to contact the school by phone but the lines have not been working? I am now pleased to say that all is b...

school closed today - 23 January 2013

sorry to inform you but school will be closed today due to health and safety reasons. Thank you for your co-operation.

School closed due to snow - 22 January 2013

Sorry to say that school will be closed today due to snow falling and the forcast of further snow throughout the day. Staff live many miles from...

School closed due to heavy snowfall - 18 January 2013

School will be closed today due to very heavy snow, Staff live many miles from the school andwe have been advised by the Welsh Government ...

Happy New Year - 08 January 2013

All the teaching, non-teaching staff and Governors of Glan-yr-Afon Primary School would like to wish you all Happy New Year.

Families Learning Together - 14 December 2012

We were so please to award many certificates today to parents who got involved in the Families Learning Together project.

Christmas Card winner - 13 December 2012

Councillor Joyce visited school today to announce that a child from our school won the Christmas card competition run by the council. The card w...

Our wonderful Christmas concert - 4.30 pm - 04 December 2012

Come and be enteratined by the talented children at Glan-yr-Afon. The children will take you on a magical journey retelling the christmas story....

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...

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