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Welcome to the Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn website. Our aim is to provide existing and prospective parents with useful information, as well as conveying an impression of the positive atmosphere within the school. There is a friendly and purposeful relationship between the pupils and staff in the school, which is reflected in the social interaction as well as in the academic achievements of our pupils.
We aim to bring out the best in our pupils at all times and we hope that every new pupil will take a full part in the life of the school: in its social, cultural, academic and recreational activities. This is well expressed in the school motto – ‘Gorau oll y gorau ellir’, which means ‘The best of all is your very best’.
We will be very pleased to welcome your child as a pupil to Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn. We look forward to a happy association with you and to a successful school career for your child at Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn.
Villaverde Holocaust Memorial Event
Year 10 pupils recently represented Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn at the Carmarthenshire County Council Holocaust Memorial Event.
Although taking place at a later date than usual due to COVID-19 restrictions, the ten pupils were given the opportunity to learn lessons from the past, including hearing the remarkable personal testimony of Holocaust survivor Eva Clarke - a woman born in...
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr Member of Parliament, Jonathan Edwards paid a virtual visit to the members of the school council in December. The pupils from years 7-13 were enthused by the
on-line meeting and engaged in lively debate with Mr Edwards, discussing the challenges of serving as a local MP in the current climate, and...
Pupils from the Inclusion Centre won second prize in the competition 'write a St. David’s Day sentence’ organised by Menter Iaith. Congratulations to all the pupils.
On the 11th of September, year 12 pupil Owen Harries was featured on BBC Gardeners’ World. The feature was a video that Owen had sent in about his wormery compost bin, which is a small compost bin that contains ‘tiger worms’ who can eat up to four times their own weight every day!...
Former pupil Gwen Peckham who left us last year to study an art foundation course at Coleg Sir Gar has been awarded the prestigious new graduate resident artist. Gwen says “ My Foundation year has given me the opportunity to gain an array of skills and creative techniques. I’ve received a great deal...
buy modafinil sample Coding Workshop
Technocamps visited the school on Friday and ran workshops for our key stage 4 computer science students and some year 8 pupils. This was the final STEM session of five for both groups.
Year 10 learnt about computer architecture and assembly language. By the end of the session pupils understood the difference between the...
Lessons from Auschwitz Project 2020
Lessons from Auschwitz Project 2020
In February two year 12 students, Emily Husnjak and Andreas Ellis-Hedd, were given the opportunity to take part in the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ Project run by the Holocaust Educational Trust. These are the words of Emily:
"On the 13th February Andreas and I were given the incredible opportunity to travel to...
Holocaust Memorial Day 2020
Holocaust Memorial Event 2020
"It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."
Representing Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn at a key stage 4 Holocaust Memorial County Conference were Chantal Morris, Cerys Lloyd and Luke James of Year 11. Learning lessons from the past, including hearing the personal testimony of Holocaust survivor Eva Clarke, the...