Children of Pentip go ‘old-school’ to celebrate 150 years

THE pupils of Pentip VA Church in Wales have gone back to the Victorian age to celebrate the school’s 150th anniversary.

Llanelli Online visited the school on Wednesday (Jul 11) where staff and pupils were dressed in old school Victorian uniform which was once worn by pupils from the school when it opened in 1868.

For one day a number of classes replaced the high tech modern interactive whiteboards with chalk and a blackboard, giving the pupils an insight into how...

Letter to parents infuriates Llanerch campaigners

THE issue of the choice of Llanerch for the new Ysgol Dewis Sant School will just not simmer down. It remains a melting pot and divisor within the community as some hope the much needed new school will be up and running on Llanerch Field while others insist that the site is the wrong choice and continue to express concerns over a large sewage tank under the site, a crumbling river wall, a weak river bridge, Japanese knotweed and now mine shafts (see our article holes appear at...

Local schoolgirls inspired in STEM

LLANELLI'S Assembly Member, Lee Waters, hosted an event in Burry Port on Monday to inspire local schoolgirls to consider taking up STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - subjects in school.

The event, attended by almost 100 eight-year-old girls, marked the 90th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's landing between Burry Port and Pwll.

Lee Waters said: "Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. This was a huge pioneering achievement and I wanted to...

Agoriad swyddogol uwch-ysgol newydd Seaside

BYDD ysgol newydd Llanelli, gwerth £10.2 miliwn, sef Ysgol Pen Rhos, yn cael ei hagor yn swyddogol yr wythnos hon.

Yr ysgol newydd hon, yn ardal Seaside y dref, yw un o uwch-ysgolion newydd Cyngor Sir Caerfyrddin sy'n cynnwys cyfleusterau addysg a hamdden modern i ddiwallu anghenion ei 420 o ddisgyblion yn ogystal â'r gymuned leol. Ariannwyd...

Official opening of new Seaside ‘superschool’

AN official opening for Llanelli’s new £10.2million Ysgol Pen Rhos takes place this week.

The new school, in the Seaside area of the town, is one of Carmarthenshire County Council’s new ‘superschools’ with modern education and recreational facilities to cater not only for its 420 pupils, but also for the local community, which has been jointly funded under Welsh Government’s 21st Century Schools and Education...

Update: Builth Wells High School Incident

DYFED-Powys Police and partners are dealing with an incident at Builth Wells High School, Builth Wells.

Shortly after 11am today (June 13) police received a call reporting the discovery of a substance causing breathing difficulty and nausea to those exposed to it.

A multi-agency response was activated and is ongoing. The primary focus of this response is to ensure the safety and welfare of all pupils and staff at the school, and members of the public in the surrounding...

Cant o lefydd newydd ar gyfer Ysgol Gors-las

BYDD cynnydd o fwy na 25% yn cael ei wneud i gapasiti Ysgol Gynradd Gors-las er mwyn bodloni'r galw am lefydd ysgol ac addysg Gymraeg yn yr ardal.

Mae Cyngor Sir Caerfyrddin yn mynd i adeiladu ysgol newydd yng nghymuned Gors-las yn lle'r hen adeilad sy'n dyddio'n ôl i'r 1920au y mae'r disgyblion a'r staff yn ei ddefnyddio ar hyn o bryd.

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Lleoedd dosbarth meithrin rhan-amser ar gael yn Ysgol Parc y Tywyn

MAE gan rieni hyd at 31 Gorffennaf i wneud cais am leoedd rhan-amser mewn dosbarth meithrin newydd sy'n agor yn Ysgol Parc y Tywyn ym mis Medi.

Mae cyngor llawn Cyngor Sir Caerfyrddin wedi cymeradwyo heddiw (13 Mehefin) fod darpariaeth feithrin ran-amser yn cael ei chyflwyno yn adeilad ysgol newydd Parc y Tywyn ym Mhorth Tywyn.

O 4 Medi ymlaen, bydd darpariaeth feithrin ran-amser yn cael ei darparu yn yr ysgol,...

Part time nursery places now open for Ysgol Parc y Tywyn

PARENTS have until July 31st to apply for part time places at a new nursery class which opens in Ysgol Parc y Tywyn this September.

Carmarthenshire County Council’s full council has today (June 13) approved that part time nursery provision be introduced at the new Parc y Tywyn school building in Burry Port.

From September 4, part-time nursery provision will be provided at the school, which up until now has only...

Grant newydd i helpu teuluoedd i dalu am wisg ysgol

BYDD teuluoedd ar incwm isel yn Sir Gaerfyrddin yn cael cymorth gan y Cyngor i brynu gwisg ysgol uwchradd ar gyfer eu plant.

Bydd Cyngor Sir Caerfyrddin yn talu £50 tuag at gost gwisg ysgol o dan gynllun newydd sy'n werth £15,000.

Roedd Bwrdd Gweithredol y Cyngor wedi pasio'r cynlluniau ar gyfer y gronfa i gefnogi teuluoedd a hynny yn ei...