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Schools Investment Project - 21st Century Schools

 

Welsh Government’s 21st Century Schools and Colleges Programme aims to transform the learning experience of pupils, ensuring they are taught in classrooms with the technologies and facilities needed to deliver a 21st Century curriculum. These projects have been match funded by 21st Century Schools funding from Welsh Government.

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Ongoing Projects

Hirwaun Primary School

The 3-11 school will benefit from a £10.2m investment - which will include state-of-the-art facilities, two Multi Use Games Areas, an early years Flying Start facility, staff car parking, an ecological habitat area, a grass sports pitch and external spaces. Staff and pupils moved into their new school building in November 2020, while work on the wider development will be completed in 2021.

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YGG Aberdâr

Due to the growth of Welsh Medium education locally, this school in Cwmdare will receive an extension consisting of four classrooms and a purpose-built childcare setting. This will allow more children to attend YGG Aberdâr and meet the demand for Welsh Medium pupil places. This project is due for completion in 2022.

YGG Aberdar

YG Rhydywaun

The Welsh medium secondary school in Penywaun will benefit from an additional teaching block on the school site, to accommodate the growing number of pupils at the school and allow for the removal of the current temporary classrooms. A new sports hall will also be built along with additional community facilities. This project is due for completion in 2022.

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Ffynnon Taf Primary School

The school will benefit from a new-build four-classroom extension and hall. In recent months junior classrooms have been refurbished, and the block at the front of the school has been refurbished and remodelled to accommodate a childcare provision and community hub, collocating services onto the school site.

Bryncelynnog Comprehensive School

The school will receive investment in order to create an increased sixth form provision and provide further accommodation on the school site, to cater for a rise in pupil numbers.

Pontypridd 3-16 School

21st Century Schools investment will create a 3-16 school on the current Pontypridd High School site, to accommodate pupils currently at Pontypridd High School and Cilfynydd Primary School.

Hawthorn 3-16 School

This project will involve the creation of a 3-16 school on the current Hawthorn High School site, to accommodate pupils currently at Hawtorn High School, Hawthorn Primary School and the English Medium pupils at Heol Y Celyn Primary School.

New Welsh Medium Primary School in Rhydyfelin

To support the increase in demand for Welsh Medium education, a new Welsh Medium primary school will be created on the current Heol Y Celyn Primary School site, to accommodate pupils currently attending YGG Pont Sion Norton and the Welsh Medium pupils at Heol Y Celyn Primary School