Friday, November 29, 2013

School INSET days


I have received confirmation that a training partner will deliver whole school staff training on the following days. School will be closed for pupils on Friday 20th December, Monday 6th January and Tuesday 7th January 2014. There will be ONE remaining INSET day on Monday 21st July 2014. I appreciate this is shorter notice than usual but the provider was only able to confirm these dates today.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Philippines Typhoon Disaster Appeal

I have received a request from Mrs Natalie Summerhill for assistance in collecting any unwanted clothes and shoes for adults and children to send over to help those affected by the recent typhhon in the Philippeans.
Bags can be sent to school and Mrs Summerhill will arrange for the courier to collect them and send them abroad.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Children in Need appeal 2013

Today the pupils raised £325.91 for Children in Need by donating money for not wearing school uniform, selling cakes and painting nails and faces. Thank you for your generosity and look out for our name on the TV tonight.

Friday, November 8, 2013

Link to the online consultation document for changes to nursery provision

As you may be aware from recent reports in the media, Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council is proposing to reduce nursery provision in its schools to part time from April 2014 along with other cuts to services.
The Council has now embarked on a period of consultation which commenced on Monday 4th November for four weeks, closing at midnight on Monday 2nd December 2013.
The link to the consultation page on the Council website can be accessed at

The Treorchy Comprehensive Cluster head teachers would like to encourage every parent to participate in the feedback. You are able to do this in the following five ways.

1.       On line at

2.       Via the leaflet – where there is a feedback form which can be posted to a freepost address.

3.       Via a questionnaire attached to the consultation pack.

4.       By email to

5.       By letter to the freepost address.

Consultation packs and leaflets may be obtained via e-mail to or by telephone 01443 424136
Completed returns should be returned to the following address.
Service Changes 1
Research and Consultation
Public Relations & Strategy,
The Pavilions
Cambrian Industrial Park,
Clydach Vale,
CF40 2XX

Should parents not be able to access this online service from home or from the library, please make an appointment to use the internet at school by ringing Mrs Thomas.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Rewards for excellent behaviour

Alexia and Lillie-Mae have received lots of stickers for being good role models and upholding our golden rules. They have been kind and friendly to each other and to other pupils.