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MONDAY APRIL 23rd, 2018

The results of the attendance competition for the last half term were announced in the assembly last Monday. Congratulations to the following forms:
1st 7C – 97.5% 2nd 8C 96.9%, 3rd 8B 96.8%
They will all be given early-lunch passes. I wonder who will win this half term’s competition. Congratulations are also due to Billy Brian, year 11, one of twelve British cadets selected to visit Canada during the summer. Warm congratulations to Billy and we hope that he will enjoy and benefit immensely from this experience – well done!

Bethan Gwanas, a prominent Welsh author, visited school on Thursday and spoke to some Year 7 pupils. They all enjoyed listening to a very enthusiastic and inspirational speaker.

It was a joy to receive a letter from the Urdd this week. A number of our pupils participated in a trip organised by the Urdd to Alton Towers on Monday, April 9th. The letter spoke very highly of our pupils and their behaviour on the trip. They were very worthy ambassadors of Caereinion High School.

Congratulations to our rugby teams who travelled to North Wales this week. The year team played against Ysgol Glan Clwyd and gave the opponents a challenging match. The final score was Caereinion 35 Glan Clwyd 36. Man of the math was Rhodri Jones. The year 10 team played against Ysgol Brynhyfryd, Ruthin and secured a victory – Caereinion 37 Brynhyfryd 12. We wish them well as they proceed to the next round.

Congratulations to all our pupils who have been performing with Ysgol Theatr Maldwyn recently. Their production of Y Cylch was excellent.

Please visit and Like our new Rolls-Royce Science Award Competition entry page:

We extend very warm congratulations to Mrs Vickie Faulkner whose ideas and plans won the school a place in the Rolls Royce Science Prize finals. Caereinion is one of six schools selected for the final round of this prestigious prize. During the coming academic year, we will be putting those plans into action and will be competing with the other five finalists to gain the Rolls Royce Science Prize. You will be able to follow our progress in a blog dedicated to the Science Prize.

Llongyfarchiadau cynnes i Mrs Vickie Faulkner y mae ei chynlluniau a’i syniadau wedi ennill lle i’r ysgol yn rownd derfynol Gwobr Wyddoniaeth Rolls Royce. Mae Caereinion yn un o chwech ysgol a ddewiswyd i fod yn rownd derfynol y wobr arbenng hon. Yn ystod y flwyddyn academaidd hon, byddwn yn rhoi’r cynlluniau yma ar waith a byddwn yn cystadlu gyda’r pump ysgol arall a ddewiswyd i’r rownd derfynol, yn y gobaith o ennill Gwobr Wyddoniaeth Rolls Royce. Byddwch yn gallu dilyn yr hyn sy’n digwydd mewn blog sydd wedi ei neilltuo i’r Wobr Wyddoniaeth.

Tudor Jones – Team member, Science teacher – Ysgol Uwchradd Caereinion High School

Ysgol Uwchradd Caereinion High School shared Powys County Council's post.

Powys County Council
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Llongyfarchiadau Tili. Enillydd cystadleuaeth Rali Cymru Prydain Fawr ar gyfer ysgolion. Congratulations Tili. Winner of the Wales Rally GB competition for schools. #stemcymru #walesrallygb

#ShwmaeSumae #rhocynnigarni #giveitago

“#ShwmaeSumae #rhocynnigarni #giveitago”

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Congratulations Rhys year 7 medal in the u12 boys section of the Powys schools gymnastics competition!!! 🥇🎉🌟🤸👍👏

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Bydd Ysgol Uwchradd Caereinion yn cefnogi Diwrnod Shwmae / Su'mai dydd Llun Hydref 15 drwy gynnal gweithgareddau yn ystod amser cinio a bod yn falch o allu defnyddio'r Gymraeg bob dydd yn yr ysgol ac yn ein cymuned.

Caereinion High School will be supporting Diwrnod Shwmae/Su'mai Monday October 15 by offering a variety of activities lunch time and being proud that we can all try a little Welsh every day in our school and community!

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We had some fantastic feedback for our open evening last night which we've been allowed to share. Thank you so much for these kind words and thank you to everyone that came along.

I attended, along with my 11 yr old son, your school open evening last night. Please express my thanks to all the staff involved. The whole experience was very upbeat, energetic and fairly informative. It’s great to come away with such a ‘feel good factor’ – particularly as Caereinion HS will be the most likely choice. My son is totally sold on science!

Regina Hanratty

Can you pass on my congratulations to all the staff , sixformers and year 7/8 students involved in the open evening last night. I thought it was a lovely evening, promoted the school as a really friendly happy environment. The speeches were great, and the classroom activities were fun and enthusiastic, which was exactly what the kids needed to set them at ease, and get them excited about coming to the school. So, well done! It was good that our group going round was small, much smaller than other years, and Hywel did a great job of adding humor to the walkabout, which again helped the kids feel at ease. The teachers did great quizes and activities for the kids and it all went really well. Loved the pirates especially !

Marie Shirley Smith