Category Archives: News


Class Organisation September 2018


Dear parents/carers Since Moving Up Day, there have been further changes due to an increase in pupil numbers in a short time and we now have 2 new classes and 3 new teachers. The interview process was rigorous and we are very pleased to welcome Miss Jones, Miss Hart and Mr Phillips to Cwmffrwdoer. Miss […]

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Parent/carer Information – Thursday 7th Jun


Annwyl Rieni This half term is already a busy one with our Estyn inspection taking place this week. On 13th June, we have meetings for our new intake of reception pupils and for the first time ever, nursery pupils. We are delighted to welcome Mrs Caroline Baker to join our team as teacher in charge […]

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Parent Carer Newsletter May 2018


Cultural Week Pupils and staff have enjoyed learning about different countries as part of culture week. Exciting learning experiences included music and dance from around the world, food tasting and stories from visitors. Class Assembly  Dosbarth Pinc (reception) started our class assemblies last week and performed brilliantly to a big audience. Thank you for  supporting […]

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‘Strive for 95!’


This year, Torfaen Council’s education service have launched a ‘Strive for 95!’ initiative to improve pupil attendance and reduce unauthorised absence in all Torfaen schools. Every pupil who achieves 95% attendance or higher during each school term will be entered into a prize draw at the end of the school year to win £50 of […]

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Parent Carer Newsletter April 2018


Dear Parents/Carers, 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 and that children will be able to begin their learning journey from age three at the school. There are places […]

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Parent/carer information newsletter March 2018


Dear Parents/Carers, Cwmffrwdoer Primary School Nursery – September 2018Our 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 and that children will be able to begin their learning journey from age three at the school. There are places still […]

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Parent – Carers News


Award Winning Staff We are thrilled that two members of our staff were nominated for Primary Teacher and Teaching Assistant of the Year Awards in the South Wales Argus Schools and Education Awards. Mrs Jarman and Mrs Webb attended the finals last week; Mrs Jarman won Primary Teacher of the Year and Mrs Webb was […]

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Parent/Carer Information Newsletter – February 8th 2018


Dear parents/carers Categorisation The National School Categorisation System provides a clear and simple way of understanding how well a school is performing for its pupils, how effectively it is led and managed, the quality of teaching and learning and level of support and challenge it needs to do even better. A colour is allocated according […]

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Teaching Assistant of the Year


Teaching Assistant of the Year We have  two members of staff that have been shortlisted; Tania Webb  who is a finalist in the Teaching Assistant of the Year category of the Gwent School and Education Awards 2018 and  Sarah Jarman is a finalist in the Primary Teacher category of the Gwent School and Education Awards […]

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Newsletter January 12th 2018


Dear Parents/Carers, Blyddyn Newydd dda! Happy New Year! Welcome back, we hope you had a fun break  I’m sure everyone is well rested and ready for an exciting start to 2018.   Cwmffrwdoer Primary School Nursery – September 2018 Our new Cwmffrwdoer Primary School Nursery is due to open this September 2018.  We are very […]

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