2019 GCSE Examination results

I was delighted with our examination results this year. This is the third consecutive year of improved results and show clearly that the school is going from strength to strength. There were improvements in all indicators: The Capped 9 Score, Level 2 Inclusive of Maths and English, Science, and Level 1 and 2 performance. These…

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GAVO Cash 4 U Grant – supporting young people to connect with their Community through gardening

The EVE Project received £1,350 from the Cash 4 U Grant* to cover the costs of setting up an inter-generational gardening project. The EVE Project is an alternative education provision in Waunlwyd, Blaenau Gwent, which supports young people (aged 11 – 16) to access education and support to their social and emotional development. The funding…

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Excellent results at Ebbw Fawr

Our aim at Ebbw Fawr is that all students achieve their potential and so we are very proud of every single one of our students. Many will have achieved their potential in getting those C or D grades and I’m delighted that our level 1 indicator and capped point score dramatically improved which reflects our…

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GCSE Results 2017/18

The school is delighted with its best ever GCSE results this morning. The headline figures show a consistent improvement across all areas. GCSE Results 2017/18 Result Level 2 Inclusive 51% (up 6%) Level 2 64% (up 2%) Level 1 96% (up 8%) Capped 9 345 points (up 27points) 5A-A* 18% (up 10%)   There were…

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Enterprise Week

For enterprise week, Class 3 decided to tackle the issue of ‘Plastic Soup’ in the oceans. They decided to make and sell ‘eco-bags, in order to reduce the use of plastic bags. Unwanted sheets and duvet covers were very kindly donated by parents and grandparents whilst Tesco, Ebbw Vale donated £30 and Wilko, Pontypool donated…

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Online e-payments for school meals, trips and other school purchases at the Secondary Phase

Dear Parent/Carer Re: Online e-payments for school meals, trips and other school purchases at the Secondary Phase. As you may be aware Ebbw Fawr Learning Community Secondary Phase is introducing iPayImpact online payments to help reduce administration and cash handling and also to allow pupils to reduce the amount of cash they carry to schools.…

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GCSE PE Internal Moderation

On Thursday 14th December year 10 GCSE/ BTEC pupils will be involved in an internal practical moderation (lessons 1-3) and controlled assessment (lessons 4-5).  Pupils must come into school in their PE kit. Swimmers/ Life savers also need their swimming kit and a spare t-shirt. They must meet in the Sports Hall at 8:45am where…

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Adverse Weather Update

Tuesday 12th December Dear students, Just a quick note to explain the thinking behind our decision to declare the secondary phase open for Years 10 and 11. The site is safe for 2 year groups. All paths have been cleared, however there is limited yard space and so we have to reduce the number of…

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Ebbw Fawr GCSE Results

At the end of my first year at the helm of Ebbw Fawr I’m delighted with this year’s GCSE performance. The school has seen improvements in every key indicator, which bodes well for the future. I am proud of every one of our pupils, and the huge effort they all made to achieve these results.…

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