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Coronavirus Updates - Education and Learning

Parents/carers who use school transport

Please can you complete the link below to the transport survey (as below) to all parents/carers.  The deadline for the survey to be returned is midday on 17th June.

School Transport Survey Link

School Re-opening June

Cwmffrwdoer Re-opening Information for parents+carers June 2020

Newsletter JUNE 16

Newsletter Covid June 10

Open Letter to Parents June 8 2020

080620 Letter to parents – english

Please follow this link to get all local Torfaen updates and news.


Newsletter Download


Download recent newsletters and other materials:

Letter parents carers July 17 2020

Letter to Directors of Education June 2020


Transition letter April 2020 Abersychan

Transition letter April 2020 Westmon

Letter to parents Corona virus

NEWSLETTER March 13 2020

NEWSLETTER March 6 2020




Pontnewynydd Half Term Event

NEWSLETTER JAN 24 spring 2 2020


New Year Newsletter JAN 2020


Nursery Newsletter Christmas

Newsletter 12 December 6th

Eco Committee – refugee Mufti day 2019

Newsletter 11 November 27th 2019

Newsletter 10 November 22nd 2019

PTA newsletter

Newsletter 9 November 18th 2019 _2_

Newsletter 8 November 8 2019 _2_

NURSERY newsletter Oct 19

Newsletter 7 24th October 2019

Newsletter 6 18th October 2019

Newsletter 5 11th October 2019

Newsletter 4 October 2019

Newsletter 3 September 2019


Newsletter 2 September 2019

Newsletter 1 September 2019

Personal Development and Relationships – a Booklet for Parents

Home Working

work from home – apps – websites – services

Information for home learning on Hwb

Online Tools for home learning

Dosbarth Aberdovey Home Learning_

Home learning for Dosbarth Tresaith _The Witches_

Reading challenge

Home learning yr1


Torfaen Music Access Fund for the Summer term 2019

Follow these links for more detail.

Information for parents: https://www.gwentmusic.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Music-Access-Fund-Information-for-Parents.pdf

Application form: https://www.gwentmusic.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Torfaen-Access-Fund-application-Summer-2019.pdf

Vision & Aims


Children at Cwmffrwdoer are happy, engaged and excited. They show curiosity, a love of learning and are successful and confident learners. They are supported in a nurturing and safe environment and are encouraged to become independent life-long learners with positive attitudes and high aspirations!


  • To ensure children are safe, happy and can develop in a nurturing environment.
  • To engage, excite and develop children’s curiosity and love of learning.
  • To ensure children have the skills to become life-long learners for a successful future.
  • To work collaboratively with parents/carers and to value parent contributions.
  • To be inclusive through personalising learning to meet the needs of all learners.


Download our School Prospectus here:


Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

Mrs Sarah Jarman has won the South Wales Argus Teaching Awards Primary Teacher of the Year awards. We are thrilled that Mrs Jarman has been recognised for the excellent job she does in reception class. Congratulations also to Mrs Tania Webb who was shortlisted in the Teaching Assistant of the Year category.


Parent survey

Please spare 10 minutes to complete a questionnaire by going to http://survey.gl-assessment.co.uk/s/GAY54/ and logging on using the password provided below.

Your password is: CWM14789parent

Cwmffrwdoer Primary School Nursery – September 2018

Our new Cwmffrwdoer Primary School Nursery is due to open this September 2018.  We are very excited to be able to provide our own pre-school provision. The children will be able to begin their learning journey from age three at our school. There are places still available. Please contact the local authority for further information.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense is the nation’s leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering kids to thrive in a world of media and technology. Families, educators, and policymakers turn to Common Sense for unbiased information and trusted advice to help them learn how to harness the positive power of media and technology for all kids.

Visit https://www.commonsensemedia.org/ for details..

All Stars Cricket

All Stars Cricket provides boys and girls from 5-8 years old with 8 weeks of non-stop fun. The activity and game based programme is suitable for all skill levels, providing your child with the foundations to begin a lifelong love of physical activity and cricket, while making friends in a safe and enjoyable environment. Click on the All Stars logo to visit the website.


Abersychan Cluster – Blaenavon, Garnteg, Victoria Village, Cwmffrwdoer Primaries and Abersychan High

Abersychan Cluster Equalities Consultation

Aberscyhan Comprehensive School, Blaenavon Heritage VC Primary, Brynteg Nursery, Cwmffrwdoer Primary, Garnteg Primary, Penygarn Primary and Victoria Primary wish to consult with parents and community members about our strategic equality plan focus for the next three years. We wish to gather your views in order that we may collectively develop a strategic equality plan that meets the needs of pupils, parents and wider community. Please click on the link below to spend a few moments sharing your views.


Stretching the literacy skills of more able and talented pupils

Through the prism of multiculturalism, Blaenavon Heritage VC Primary and its partners, Garnteg Primary, Victoria Village Primary, Cwmffrwdoer and Abersychan High School, have been stretching the literacy skills of their more able and talented learners. Year 6 pupils from the primaries and year 7 pupils from the high school have been looking at issues regarding identity, belonging and heritage.

To see the video and read more about the project follow this link. https://youtu.be/H-4OsNmFIxs