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Summer Term Dates 2018


16.04.18          Summer term commences

17+18.04.18    Science workshops with Techniquest for Year 3 & 4

20.04.18          Launch of our Lead Creative Schools Project

25.04.18          Showcase of our Lead Creative Schools Project at the Tate Modern Art Gallery in London – group of year 5 pupils

26.04.18          Urdd football competition for girls’ team (Years 5 and 6)

27.04.18          Reception classes trip – Pugh’s Garden Centre

                        Sevens rugby tournament for the Year 5 and 6 team

                        Urdd Art and Crafts Competition (adjudication)

28.04.18         Urdd Arts and Crafts display of the winners’ work (Blackwood)

30.04.18          “World Cup” Football competition for Year 5 and 6 teams

01.05.18          Friends of the School (PTA) meeting at 7:30pm in The Green Lady – warm welcome to all parents / friends.  This friendly group of parents need your help, come and join us!

2-8.05.18         National Tests for Year 2 – 6 pupils. 


Darllen Saesneg / English Reading (Blwyddyn 3 - 6)


Darllen Cymraeg / Welsh Reading (Blwyddyn 2 – 6)


Rhifedd (Gweithdrefnol) / Numeracy (Procedural) (Blwyddyn 2 – 6)


Rhifedd (Rhesymu) / Numeracy (Reasoning)  (Blwyddyn 2 – 6)


08.05.18          Governors undertaking a book scrutiny and listening to learners

                        School Choir – concert at Van Road Church (7:00pm)

10.05.18          Afternoon Tea for the school community at 3:30pm (fundraising activity by Friends of the School)

11.05.18          Nant Y Draenog’s assembly – warm welcome to their families at 2:45pm in Neuadd Glyndŵr

11+12.05.18    Residential trip for Year 4 pupils in the Urdd Centre, Cardiff Bay

16.05.18          School Choir – concert at St. Helen’s Church (7:00pm)

18.05.18          Nant Cwm Sarn’s assembly – warm welcome to their families at 2:45pm in Neuadd Glyndŵr

21.05.18          Walk to School Week – leave your car at home / parked in Morgan Jones’ park or Morrisons and walk!

21.05.18          The week of Year 6 Expressive Arts transition project

24.05.18          Governors’ termly meeting – “Our achievements as an Innovative Lead School and what’s next?”

25.05.18 – 04.06.18 Half Term - Eisteddfod yr Urdd in Builth Wells

28.05.18          Eisteddfod yr Urdd – good luck to Carys Corden

29.05.18          Eisteddfod yr Urdd – good luck Layla Llewelyn, Dawnswyr Gwerin dan 12, Y Parti Unsain a Chôr yr Ysgol

04.06.18          INSET (Cluster Moderation Day) – school is closed to all pupils

07.06.18          Year 2 trip – Cwm Darren Park

08.06.18         Year 1 trip – Cwm Darren Park

09.06.18          Ffiliffest – Caerphilly Castle – join in a fun filled day of activities with the Urdd, Menter Iaith and the schools from across the valley.  Celebrate being Welsh!

10.06.18         Sul y Fawl service at Tonyfelin Chapel – warm welcome to all pupils

15.06.18          Nant Caiach’s assembly – warm welcome to their families at 2:45pm in Neuadd Glyndŵr

20.06.18         Transition day for Year 6 pupils – visit for all to Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni (Y Gwyndy).  Parents’ meeting for Year 6 parents at Y Gwyndy (time to be confirmed)

22.06.18        Nant Yr Aber’s assembly – warm welcome to their families at 2:45pm in Neuadd Glyndŵr

29.06.18          Nant Y Pandy’s assembly – warm welcome to their families at 2:45pm in Neuadd Glyndŵr

02.07.18         Healthy Schools Week – daily activities to promote a healthy lifestyle

04.07.18          School’s Sports Day

05.07.18          Governing Body’s Annual General Meeting and the Head Teacher’s report

06.07.18          Nant Y Ceisiad’s assembly – warm welcome to families of the morning group at 9:30 and the afternoon group at 2:45pm in Neuadd Glyndŵr

09.07.18        Visit by “Silent World” for Year 1 and 2 (sea creatures)

10.07.18        Visit by “Silent World” for Nursery and Reception pupils (mini-beasts)

11.07.18         Safeguarding training for all staff (3:30-5:30)

12.07.18          Urdd Jamboree (Pontypool) – Year 1 and 2 Urdd members only

13.07.18          School BBQ (3:30 – 6:00) – join us for a relaxed evening together in the school garden.

16.07.18          Children’s annual reports sent home.

17.07.18         Year 6’s awards evening (5:00pm in Neuadd Glyndŵr)

24.07.18          Last day in school before the summer holidays


03.09.18          INSET day

04.09.18          Pupils return to school

 Early warning

10.11.18        Christmas “Black Tie” dinner and dance at Pontypridd Golf Club organised by Friends of the School. 

Tickets will be on sale before the end of the summer term. 

First come, first served!