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Many thanks to everyone today who came dressed in green and yellow to raise money for the Australian bushfire fund. We managed to raise a fantastic £200!!

School News and Awards

All Singing and All Dancing today!

A huge thank you to Huw who came to visit us today and share his traditional Welsh instruments and to teach us some clog dancing in preparation for St. David's Day.

As you can see from the pictures all the children really enjoyed themselves.

Another Community Message from PCSO Banks

Thank you very much to PCSO Banks for visiting us and delivering such an important message as this Hallowe'en and Bonfire Night approaches. Yes it is a time of fun but remember to behave responsibly in the community to keep yourselves and others safe and secure.

Special Congratulations to our Top Holiday Readers

Well done to all these children who took part in and completed this year's Summer Reading challenge entitled

Space Chase!! We hope you all enjoyed your 'Out of this World' experience!!

Another Important Message form the Fire Brigade!

Thanks again to Maesteg Fire department  for their visit to remind us of the dangers of house fires and what to do if you unfortunately experience one.

Remember the main messages:



And the all important number to call - 999

ADA Recycling and Environmental Training!

How can YOU make a difference?
A big thank you to the gentlemen from ADA recycling for delivering such a fantastic and thought provoking message!
Global Citizens!  What does being a global citizen mean to you? How does our behaviour impact upon our environment?
We discussed continents and populations, how lifestyle affects conditions, energy sources and renewable energy sources and what can we do to help? We also investigated some recycled materials and how we can become less wasteful. An action packed session!!

Our Harvest Assembly

A big thank you to Mr Norbury for joining us for a Harvest assembly. A lovely message of thanks!!

Year 5 take part in Cefn Cribwr Football Tournament

Well done to our Year 5 football team who took part in the Cwfn Cribwr Football tournament. You represented the school admirably and the weather was amazing again as you can see.

Internet Safety Assembly

A big thank you to Jenny and Jennie for visiting us and delivering such an important and interactive message on how to make the right decisions in the online world.

You are all officially Internet Legends!!

Our Windrush Workshop

Many thanks to Marilyn for visiting us and sharing her family's experiences during the journey of the Windrush to our country and life beyond. It was very much appreciated by us all. 

Our School Choir Entertain!

Well done to our school choir who provided part of the entertainment for the OAP Afternoon Tea at Maesteg Town Hall. You were a credit to yourselves and to the school and we are all very proud of you!

Thank you to Mr Tony Mullins for compering this year's event.

Our Easter Bonnet parade 2019

It always amazes us every year how much time and effort goes into making your Easter bonnets and this year is again no exception. Well done to you all for making such a fantastic effort and congratulations to the winners from each class.


An Easter service from Reverend Askew

Thanks again to Rev. Askew for another visit to deliver the Easter message to us all. 

A Visit from the Song Doctor

Well done to all the children who took part in the song writing sessions with the Song Doctor this week. I hope you really enjoyed it and I can't wait to hear the songs you have composed and look forward to learning them as a school.

Red Nose Day 2019

Thank you all again to everyone for your kind donations for Comic Relief this year. All your money will go to many, many good causes all around the world. We managed to raise a fantastic £199.65!! Well done! 

Remember it's all about thinking about people who are less fortunate than us and of course for being grateful for all the things we do have!

World Book Day 2019

Thank you to everyone for making such a fantastic effort for this year's World Book Day, you all looked amazing!

Special thanks also to Rev. Askew who came and shared some stories from one of the most famous books of all.

Happy World Book Day to you all!!

Proud to be Welsh! - St David's Day Celebrations

Well done to all the children who entered into this year's Eisteddfod competitions earning house points for your house. Congratulations to all the winners of the various competitions! Your efforts made choosing the winners a very difficult one!!

Llongyfarchiadau !  Cwmdu who won the overall competition this year!! 

An Important Safety Message!

A big thank you Network Rail and to the British Transport Police for coming in and delivering such an important safety message.

REMEMBER: Stop, Look, Listen , LIVE! 

Our Choir entertain at this year's Christmas Tree festival!

Well done to all the children who took part in this year's Christmas tree festival at St. David's Church, you were a credit to yourselves and to the school! Special thanks to our soloists, Kayla and Megan, to Mrs Sue Thomas for organising the event and to Mr Tony Mullins for compering this year's event.

A big thank you also to the parents who were able to support us again this year.

Well done Lilly!

Well done and a big thank you to Lilly Gripton who agreed to cut off over 18 inches of her lovely locks to raise money for The Little Princess Trust and donate her hair to be made into wigs for children who have unfortunately lost their hair due to illness. She's managed to raise over £600 currently and any more donations would be gratefully received.   

Plasnewydd Remembers

Maesteg Fire Department visit to warn of the dangers at this time of year.

They seem to have taken on a new member or three!

Visitors join us for spiritual celebrations

A special thank you to Mr Norbery and Reverend Askew who joined us to celebrate our Harvest services this year. Thanks also to all the children that took part. 

Congratulations to this Year's Plasnewydd Prefects

Well done to all the children who applied to be Prefects this year and congratulations to all these children who have succeeded. We are sure you will all do a fantastic job and GOOD LUCK!


Seren yr Wythnos 14/2/20

Dosbarth Coch - Alana, Oren - Nial James, Melyn - Nela Davies, Gwyrdd - Caitlyn Rayner, Glas - Chase Hopkins,

Porffor - Jackie Jew,  Efydd - Hannah Joseph, Arian - Logan Kehoe, Aur - Emily Rees and Olivia Cox.  

General Awards

 Taia Baker (Gymnastics), Niall James and Aria Beecham (Gymnastics)

Bronze and Silver Awards

Congratulations to these children who have achieved their Bronze award (that's 100 House Points) and Silver award (that's 250 House Points) for their houses!!!

Class and House Point Awards

Well done to Cadrawd this week for getting the most House points (400) and also congratulations to Dosbarth Efydd, congratulations also to Dosbarth Gwyrdd in the Foundation Phase! An extra five minutes play time to you all!!