The school said goodbye to three long serving members staff with a total of 88 years service to the school. Mr Gareth Evans who joined the teaching staff in 1996 (18 years service), Mr Brian Phibben who joined the school in 1980 (34 years service) and Mr Liz Lewis who joined the school in 1979 (35 years service) all retired. We wish them well in their well-deserved retirement.
To view the full report in .pdf format please select this link: Annual Governors’ Report 2014
Caegarw Sports day
On Tuesday the 15th of July 2014 Caegarw Primary School held their annual sports day at Mountain Ash Comprehensive School. Read the full article here: Caegarw sports day 2014 write up
September Term times 2014-15
Monday & Tuesday – 1st and 2nd September 2014 INSET DAYS (Y12 & 13 enrolment) Wednesday 3rd September 2014 – Year 7 & Year 12 only in school (for literacy tests) Thursday 4th September 2014 – Year 7-11 only in school Friday 5th September 2014 – Y12 and 13 start lessons. Whole school in.
Literacy and Numeracy skills newsletter
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MAT learners Ellie-Mae Williams, Miles Jones, Caitlyn Payne, Dylan Clark, Kieron Thomas, Jesseowen Griffiths, Tyler Turner, Holly Jones, Rachael Piper, Mark Houlton, Lowri Morgan and Ryan Lineham recently took part in a LEGO Learners Challenge with STEM coordinator Mr Thomas. The group constructed and independently programmed a robot using EV3 Mindstorm software and then proceeded to manoeuvre it around a specially designed maze, constructed to challenge their reasoning skills.
Mountain Ash Pupils at University From 2nd to 4th July 2014, Year 9 pupils Jack Thickett, Cori Evans, Morgan Cartwright, David Taylor, Ryan Lineham, Jamie Long, Hannah Davies, Hannah Morgan, Abigail Baker, Sarah Phillips, Lowri Morgan and Carys Davies attended the First Campus residential course at the University of South Wales. The pupils studied courses ranging from Chemistry and Sports Science to Hospitality and Engineering. The course is designed to provide pupils with an authentic experience of university life; pupils attended lectures, seminars and workshops in their subject area and lived on campus with pupils from other schools in South Wales.