Sports Day 2015!

Yesterday we held our Sports Day in Spytty Stadium! It was a magnificent day as many of our students participated in a number of athletic and field events. All our students did their houses proud and students who did not compete cheered and supported their team mates from the crowd! Winners included: Jake Seville in the 1500m, Tyler Bird 200m, Thomas Lyneck 800m and many more! Winners of the senior male and female athletes included Joel Smith and Lucy Ralston who were great competitors throughout the day! Look on our school twitter @DuffrynSchool for other winners and teams.

It was a close day for the all houses but in the end the house team of the year went to Morganwwg! Well done everybody!


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Summer house winners are… Dyfed!

House Winners for the Spring Term

Once again, students at Duffryn High have been working hard to compete for the title of ‘Summer Term House Winners’.

I am pleased to announce that DYFED have taken the title! All students attended a special Rewards Assembly to collect their prizes.

The final tallies are below:


Spring Term Total Points
Morgannwg  2388
Gwent  3050
Dyfed  3103
Powys  2397


Entry Level Ceremony!

Today we held our Entry Level Ceremony for our year 9 students. A fantastic day was held by all as we congratulated the students in achieving their qualification. It was excellent to see so many parents there to celebrate their children’s successes.


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Sports Awards Evening

Last night was an excellent evening recognising all our young and talented sports stars! A number of students were given medals and recognition for their participation in a variety of sports which they have competed in over the last year. Our guest speaker was Michael Flynn who has made over 400 appearances for eight clubs including Wigan Athletic, Bradford City and his home town club Newport County.  He gave a very motivational speech about the importance of education and sport and how everyone should aspire to be their best and to achieve their set goals.

A number of medals and trophies were given to students throughout the night. In particular,Jake Young Young for winning Sportsman of the Year,  Jayde Watts for winning Sportswoman of the Year and our Year Nine football team for winning Team of Year. Also, a very big well done to all those who won many other excellent sporting awards!

It was a great night to recognise the successes of our students and a big thank you to all those who helped plan the night and those who attended!


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‘We Will Rock You’

What an evening! Our school production of ‘We Will Rock You’ went down a storm on both nights! It was an excellent performance by all our very talented students who danced and sung all the amazing hits by Queen. It was an incredible production put together by all the staff and students and a big thank you to all those who helped and supported the show!


Sports Awards Evening

Our annual Sports Awards Presentation will be on Thursday 9th July at 7.00 pm in Hall 3. It will be a great evening to recognise our students and all their fantastic achievements over the year in a variety of sports. We hope to see you all there.