Welcome from the Headteacher

Welcome to Ysgol Nantgwyn!

I am incredibly proud to welcome you to Ysgol Nantgwyn which is a 3-16 school based in the heart of the Rhondda Valley.  We are a happy school where we want the very best for all our children and we strive to achieve this everyday
 
Every child at Ysgol Nantgwyn is supported and challenged to become the very best of themselves. We nurture talent and aspiration through every aspect of school life.  We are committed to ensuring that every child becomes successful, curious and ambitious for themselves and their peers.  Our aim is that every child flourishes and achieves their full potential, developing the skills necessary in an ever changing world. These aims are achieved through are unwavering commitment to high quality learning, teaching and wider experiences, supported by a proactive and bespoke pupil support system.  Our teaching  and wider staffing team are exceptional, teaching and supporting pupils to become the very best of themselves each and everyday. 
 
Since opening in 2018, and prior to this as Tonypandy Community College our 5 year record of academic performance at GCSE is very strong, placing us in the top  performing school within our 'family'. We are incredibly proud of  all our pupils. Their hard work and tenacity is demonstrated clearly by their post 16 routes and beyond. Our past pupils have an extensive list of pathways that include medicine, horticulture, social work, teaching, construction and law. 
 
Working together, we can achieve wonderful things.
 
Kirsty Retallick