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St. Cenydd Community School

St. Cenydd Community School

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  • Rome 2019

    Published 19/11/19
    During half term, the Religious Studies Department took 51 pupils to Rome. Although functioning as a vibrant, modern day capital akin to any in Europe, the unique appeal of Rome is that the entire city is a vast 3,000-year-old museum. In every quarter we found ancient monuments, art treasures and ti... Read More
  • Swimming Gala

    Published 12/11/19
    On Wednesday, eight pupils from our Specialist Resource Base proudly took part once again in the annual Disability Sport Caerphilly swimming gala.  The event, which is held at Newbridge Leisure Centre, is always well attended and based more around enjoyment and taking part than winning... Read More
  • Remembrance

    Published 11/11/19
    St. Cenydd Senedd members were pleased to represent the school at the Children’s Remembrance Service in Caerphilly on 11th November. We feel it is important to continue remembering those who lost their lives in wars to give us the benefit of a better life and freedom today. Katie Davies and... Read More
  • MAT visit to Oxford University

    Published 11/11/19
    On Thursday 7th November four pupils from St Cenydd School and two pupils from each of the feeder primary schools, all attended a taster day at Jesus College, Oxford University. Much to the pupils delight the college is renowned for being the ‘major welsh college’ of Oxford University, w... Read More
  • Duke of Edinburgh weekend in the rain!

    Published 11/11/19
    In October (yes, October!) a group of Year 10 pupils braved the elements to complete their 'Bronze' Duke of Edinburgh Expedition. The group completed a 22 km hike in the Gower, Swansea and navigated a route that took them through a range of terrain. Despite the torrential rain and 45 mph win... Read More
  • Good Luck Amy!

    Published 11/11/19
    We are so proud of our past student, Amy Dowden. Amy and Karim are past the halfway point of Strictly Come Dancing 2019 and now they will dance at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom.  We will be voting! Keep dancing! Read More
  • Home Cooking Skills

    Published 10/11/19
    On Friday 8th November, the Year 11 BTEC Home Cooking Skills pupils had the opportunity to visit Coleg y Cymoedd, Ystrad Mynach campus. After a tour of the campus to view the vast array of courses and departments available, we arrived at our final destination (via aeroplane!)  The main... Read More
  • Alzheimer's Society Coffee Morning

    Published 07/11/19
    On Friday 25th October, the Home Economics department organised a Coffee Morning and Bake Sale, to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society. They chose this charity, as one of their very dear colleagues was diagnosed with this illness last year. Pupils in Years 8, 9 and 10 were busy baking... Read More
  • From Muggles to Wizards!

    Published 06/11/19
    The art department ventured to the Warner Brothers Studio, London to delve in to the secrets of the Harry Potter film series. We  attended a workshop that gave pupils  the opportunity to examine film sequences, with the intention of developing their understanding of how a Director communic... Read More
  • Sign Language Class

    Published 06/11/19
    We are happy to tell you that a group of over 30 pupils (Yrs 7 - 11) have signed up for the BSL Level 1 course. They each will have a copy of the course and meet every Tuesday at 1:20 in G2. Funds raised so far cover the cost of the course but further fund raising will be needed for the examination... Read More
  • Year 9 Screen Printing workshop

    Published 17/10/19
    A selection of Year 9 pupils were invited to Cardiff School of Art and Design to experiment with textile screen printing methods and its application in our everyday lives. First pupils designed and cut their screen stencils before attaching them to the large industrial printing screens. Each pu... Read More
  • Well done Lewys!

    Published 15/10/19
    Lewys played for Rhymney Valley Bowling Association U18 competition and he won!  Lewys then went on to win a Bronze Medal competing for Wales in an Under 18's competion in Scotland.  We are so proud of him and wish him every success in his next competition.  Well done L... Read More