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St. Cenydd Community School

St. Cenydd Community School

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  • Goggles for the NHS!

    Published 02/04/20
    Along with other local secondary schools, St Cenydd has donated hundreds of pairs of science safety goggles to be used in the Health and Social Care sector.  We were able to deliver these to the Bedwas Hub for collection by the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.   Read More
  • Eisteddfod 2020

    Published 05/03/20
    Years 7, 8 and 12 had a fantastic time at our annual Eisteddfod this year!  Lots of pupils participated in our on-stage competitions as well as our off-stage competitions.  We had pupils singing, playing instruments, dancing, reciting poetry, acting and doing maths!  It was lovely to... Read More
  • STEM Club Success!

    Published 03/03/20
    Y8 pupils in STEM club receiving their F1 in Schools certificates from Miss Collins. They made up 3 teams that produced two model F1 cars to participate in the Regional Finals 2020 at Cardiff City Stadium, hosted by the Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW).  In addition, they achieved... Read More
  • Sport Caerphilly Awards Evening

    Published 02/03/20
    Congratulations Jonah! After completing a tennis leaders course in April 2018, Jonah started volunteering hours November the same year. After completing over 150 hours in just under a year of volunteering, Jonah was nominated for the Young Volunteer of the Year award... Read More
  • F1 in Schools Regional Final

    Published 12/02/20
    Well done to the members of the Year 8 STEM Club who recently competed at the F1 in Schools regional final. The club entered three teams who each researched, designed and decorated a model F1 racing car and created a portfolio detailing their project.  At the finals day each team raced th... Read More
  • Holocaust Testimony

    Published 04/02/20
    Year 10 pupils visited Llanchaiach Fawr to hear the personal testimony of Dr Martin Stern, a Holocaust survivor. Dr Martin Stern was five years old when he was taken to a concentration camp, however, was fortunate to return home to the Netherlands when, on 8 May 1945, the Soviet army entered an... Read More
  • Streets Apart!

    Published 03/02/20
    The Art department took a trip to Bristol to examine the difference between graffiti and street art and to see up close and personally how they are created! We learnt that graffiti is about self promotion and the chance to see your name out in the public sphere where as street art is an engagement w... Read More
  • Memories of our Landscape

    Published 30/01/20
    Year 8 in Miss Adams' class have been examining how a landscape painting is understood by its viewer, how we relate and perceive the artists intentions and memories. We started off by examining the work of Welsh artist Gwilym Pritchard and the memories it reminded us of. From here we moved to th... Read More
  • Intergenerational Christmas Afternoon Tea

    Published 20/12/19
    On Tuesday 17 December, the Home Economics department hosted an Intergenerational Afternoon Tea. This was organised in conjunction with local Community Police Officers. Residents from Pleasant Place and Glyn Derw enjoyed a delicious array of sandwiches, quiche, sausage rolls, scones and mince pies... Read More
  • Doctors to be - Past and Present

    Published 18/12/19
    It was lovely to welcome back our former Head Girl, Megan Bone today to the school.  Megan is studying medicine at Cardiff Medical School, and benefitted from the preparation mentoring offered by the university during her A levels.  She is now a mentor and visited the school toda... Read More
  • Autumn Term Attendance Winners

    Published 13/12/19
    Congratulations to the Autumn term attendance winners: Year 7: Summer Odey Year 8: Morgan Stephens Year 9: Ellie Hayes Year 10: Oliver Parfitt Year 11: Brad Williams KS3 Winner: Bethan Arnold KS4 Winner: Zak Bickham Family prize: Tia Jones Read More
  • Year 11 Autumn Headteacher's Awards

    Published 13/12/19
    Congratulations to the winners of the Year 11 autumn headteacher's awards: Art Excellence –  Mei Ling CHOI Endeavour –  Kian ROBERTS Computer Science Excellence –  Alec ROBINSON Endeavour –  Stephen WARD D&T Excellence... Read More