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A new term!

I would like to welcome everyone back after the summer break. It is great to see our brand new pupils settling in and our established pupils settling in their new classes quickly. Everyone looks very smart in their uniforms – let’s hope they stay that way. As I always say your child’s education is very much a partnership between home and school so please
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Sad news

Dear Parent(s)/Carers, It is with great sadness that I inform you of the sudden death of Mr Brian Clayton, caretaker in our school. Mr Clayton became ill at school  and sadly later passed away in hospital. He was very popular, valued and well-loved within school. The news has been shared with the children at an age appropriate level and we have support structures in
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Happy Christmas

On behalf of all the staff at Ysgol y Castell I would like to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and peaceful New Year. I would like to thank all our amazing staff for their hard work over the term. I would also like to thank all parents, carers and governors for your support. A very big thank you must also go to
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Welcome back!

Welcome back after the half term. We have all spent a long time this week talking about bonfire night and how to staff safe! So enjoy and stay safe!!


Welcome back!

It has been lovely to see all our pupils back after the summer looking very smart and like they have all grown several inches!! A warm welcome also to all our new pupils: those in nursery, reception and other classes throughout the school. As I always say at the start of the year your child’s education is a partnership between home and school, so
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End of half term

Well here  we are at the end of yet another half term. It began with National Testing and has ended with our F1 team winning the regional finals and heading to Coventry for the National Finals.  In between all that we have Synchrony off to the National Finals of the Big Dance Competition and our dancers in the URDD National Eisteddfod finals – not
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Another term flies by!

We enjoyed a brilliant Easter Service at St Mary’s Church this afternoon to round off another busy term at Ysgol y Castell. Thanks to everyone who made Easter Bonnets or hats for today they looked fabulous. Enjoy the holidays


Another half term flies by!!

It has been a busy half term as always at Ysgol y Castell. Thank you to all staff who have been away on residential visit and well done to all the pupils who took part with enthusiasm even though for some they were way out of their comfort zone!! Thanks to the PTA – we now have the ipads up and running. Enjoy the
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Year 5 visit to Pentrellyncymer

I have just returned form a residential visit with year 5 to Pentrllyncymer. The children were brilliant and the staff at the centre were fantastic. A big THANK YOU to Mrs Chapman and Mrs Griffiths for coming along with me.


Happy New Year

I would like to wish you all a very happy 2016!! This is a very busy term so please keep checking the diary and newsletters and twitter to keep up to date. I look forward to working in partnership with all parents and carers so that we can provide the very best care and education for all pupils at Ysgol y Castell. Please feel
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