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Congratulations to Theo Morris who has had great success in weight lifting. Theo has recently broken the Welsh U15 record in the under 69Kg category. He was recently selected to represent Wales in a weight lifting competition in Austria.

Congratultions to Lauren Smyth from Year 10. Lauren won her first open ladies touch rugby cap. She represented Wales in the European Championship that was held over in Jersey at the beginning of the month, with Wales coming second in the tournament.

Congratulations to Iwan Beggs (Yr10) and Theo Morris (Yr9) who have had a successful athletics season. Both became County Champions with Iwan winning the high jump competition and Theo the 300 meters. They were selected to represent the county in the Welsh Championships held in Cardiff in July.  Iwan came 4th and Theo 5th in their events. Da iawn chi fechgyn.

Medi Phillips, a student in Year 9 has had great success in Judo recently.  She came second in the Welsh Games recently and has been selected to compete for Wales in the British Championships in September.  All the very best to you!

Llun chwaraeon

 

End of term trips

End of year trip information letter

Wales vs England Euro 2016

Watching the England Wales game letter

A Level Results Day Letter

Click here for the Year 13 letter which contains details regarding AS/A Level results day (August 18th)

AS/A Level Results Day Letter

 

Dylan Thomas’ Great Poem competition

Congratulations to a group of Year 7 pupils!

A group of Year 7 pupils competed in the Dylan Thomas’ Great Poem competition this year. The task was to write four-line verses on the theme “Hands” and one or more of these pupils’ lines have been included in the final national poem:

Ashleigh Morgan

Ben Lervy

Carys Wheatley

Catrin Kiernan

Eleri Lloyd Morgan

Ellis Fish

Ffion Tomos

Jack Thomas

You can read the entire poem online at http://www.developingdylan100.co.uk/cy/dylans-great-poem-2016/

Congratulations

Many congratulations to a group of Year 7-9 pupils who came second in the Junior Joint Project competition at the Urdd Eisteddfod this year. The title was “Graffiti” and the group had fun creating a project based on all sorts of famous graffiti and having a go at creating some of their own graffiti at the school – all in good taste of course! Congratulations also go to a group of Year 10-13 pupils who came first in the Joint Project under 25 years old competition (for the third time running!). The challenge was to create a magazine about a specific organisation and the group decided to focus on “Fair Trade”. Here are pictures of some of the pupils who took part in the joint projects – well done to everyone who contributed!Cywaith hyn

Llun cywaith iau

DylanEd Delight!

Congratulations to Sarah (from year 12) for winning the first prize at the inaugural DylanEd awards. The competition focused on asking students to review one of the shortlisted texts for the International Dylan Thomas Prize. As part of the prize-giving ceremony, Sarah was presented with a copy of all shortlisted texts and her prize was handed to her by Claire Louise Bennett, author of ‘Pond’ (the novel reviewed by Sarah for the competition). Our sixth form students also grasped the opportunity to chat with Hannah Ellis (granddaughter of Dylan Thomas. The prize also included tickets for Sarah to attend the ceremony of the international Dylan Thomas prize, which was won by Max Porter for his novel, ‘Grief is the Thing with Feathers’’ Once again the English department can take great pride in the achievement of our sixth form students!

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