St. Joseph's School and Sixth Form: 22/10/2017

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Diwrnod Shwmae

On Friday 13th October, the whole school celebrated Diwrnod Shwmae.  This annual event is celebrated all over Wales and is an opportunity for people to have fun and share the Welsh language.  The day is celebrated by starting every conversation with Shwmae or Su’mae! ...

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Schoolboys District Rugby – Aberavon vs Neath

Last Friday, the Aberavon Schoolboys rugby team, featuring four of St Joseph’s own players, travelled the short distance to the Gnoll to take on local rivals Neath in a Friday night derby. Having lost their first game away to Rhymney Valley, the Schoolboys’ coaches Michael...

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Year 11 Blood Brothers Theatre Visit

Recently, our Year 11 pupils visited the National Theatre, Cardiff to see Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers, a heartbreaking story of twins separated at birth and reunited in an unlikely friendship. Twenty-eight Year 11 pupils were fortunate to attend the theatre to see the 30th...

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Year Eleven Geography Field Trip

On a beautiful October morning, pupils from the Year 11 Geography GCSE Course embarked on a journey to the River Ogmore to see how a river behaves following a period of rainfall. They trekked right up to the head of the valley so that they could...