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Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun

Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun
Motto 'Bydd Wir, Bydd Weithgar'
(English: Be True, Be Diligent)
Established 1995
Type Comprehensive School
Head Teacher Mr. Hywel Price
Location Lawrence Avenue
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF44 9ES
Local authority Rhondda Cynon Taf
Students 1500+
Gender Both
Ages 11–18
Houses 7
Colours Red, Black, Gold
Website .org.rhydywaunwww

Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun is a Welsh Medium comprehensive school in the Cynon Valley in the village of Penywaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

The school was established in 1995. It provides Welsh-medium education for pupils from a wide catchment area, stretching from Penderyn to Abercynon in the Cynon Valley and from Pontsticill to Quakers Yard in Merthyr Tydfil.

There once was a Rhydywaun Youth Club, but it was demolished for a vegetable patch for the gardening club.


There are many lessons at the school such as Welsh, Spanish, Mathematics, History, Geography, Science, PE, ICT, Cooking, Textiles, Wood Work, Electronics, Religious Education, Art, Drama, Music, Media, English, French, Business, Sociology, sicology, Health and Social, Health and Beauty


There are many clubs: choir, drama, orchestra,band. Sports: football, rugby, netball, hockey, running and gymnastics. Also a science club and a homework club.

School Motto

'Bydd wir, Bydd weithgar' (Translation - 'Be True, Be Diligent')


There are 7 houses,

Aman, Cynon, Dar, Mellte, Nedd, Pennar and Taf

Notable former pupils

Andrew Coombs - Welsh Rugby International

Nathan Craze - British Ice Hockey International

External links

  • School website
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