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Thursday: Schools shut in Wales


These are the school closures in Wales that have been confirmed so far for Thursday 14 January, 2010. Please check for up-to-date information. Some council websites also carry this information.

Anglesey council's web link


Blaenau Gwent council's web link

Brynmawr School, Ebbw Vale, except for exams

Thomas Richards Centre, Tredegar

Coleg Gwent Ebbw Vale Campus

Glyncoed Comprehensive School, Ebbw Vale, (open to pupils sitting exams only)

Ysgol Gymraeg Brynmawr, Brynmawr,

Queen Street Primary School, Abertillery

Pontygoff Primary School, Ebbw Vale

Cwm Primary School, Cwm,

Brynbach Primary School, Tredegar,

Glyncoed Primary School, Ebbw Vale,

St Joseph's RC Primary School, Ashvale,

Ystruth Primary School, Blaina

Waunlwyd Primary School, Waunllwyd,

Roseheyworth Millennium School, Abertillery,

Georgetown School, Tredegar,

Sofrydd C.P. School, Crumlin,

Blaentillery Primary School, Cwmtillery,

Glanhowy Primary School, Tredegar,

Deighton Primary, Tredegar,

St Mary's C in W School, Brynmawr,

St Illtyd's Primary, Llanhilleth

Abertillery Comprehensive School, Abertillery,

St Mary's RC Primary, Brynmawr,

Brynmawr Foundation School, Brynmawr, open for exams.

Blaen-y-Cwm Primary School, Brynmawr

Rhos-Y-Fedwyn Primary, Rassau,

Abertillery Primary School, Abertillery,

Coed-y-Garn primary school in Nantyglo, Blaenau Gwent

All Saint RC, Ebbw Vale


Bridgend council's web link

Ogmore Comprehensive, Brynmenyn - open for exam students only

Evan James Primary School, Bridgend

Litchard Primary School, Litchard,

Ogmore Vale Primary School, Ogmore Vale,

Brynteg Comprehensive, Bridgend, except for exams

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Cwm Garw, Pontycymer,

Pil Primary School, Pyle,

Archbishop McGrath RC Comprehensive School, Tondu, (open staff and pupils sitting exams only)

Bryntirion Comprehensive School, Cefn Glas, (only open to pupils sitting exams)

Pencoed Comprehensive School, Pencoed -- only open to years 11, 12, 13 for exams

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd, Llangynwyd,


Caerphilly council's web link

All 90 schools in Caerphilly are closed, except to pupils sitting exams.

Also shut:

Coleg Gwent, Cross Keys Campus - only open for examinations


Cardiff council's web link

Corpus Christi High - Open to yrs 10&11

Cathays High - open to exam pupils only

Danescourt Primary - Breakfast club closed, Infants Closed, Junior open at 10:30 a.m.

Ysgol Glantaf - closed to pupils apart from pupils sitting exams

Ty Gwyn

The Hollies


Gwaelod y Garth

Herbert Thompson Primary

Llanishen High - Only open for years 10 to 13

Llanrumney High - Open to year 11 pupils only

Pentyrch Primary

Plasmawr - Open to years 10 to 13

Radyr Comprehensive - Only open for exams


St Albans

St Cuthberts Primary

St Teilos - Only open for exams


Whitchurch High - Only Open to years 10 to 13


Craig-y-Parc School, Pentyrch. Closed to day pupils.


Carmarthenshire council's web link

Hafodwenog Primary School, Trelech,

Ysgol Llanpumpsaint

Brynamman Primary School, Brynamman, (open from 1300 GMT)


Ceredigion council's web link

Ysgol Gynradd Beulah

Ysgol Gynradd Pontgarreg

Syr John Rhys Primary School, Ponterwyd,

Llanwenog Primary School, Llanybydder,

Ysgol Gyfun Dyffryn Teifi (open for students sitting exams only)

Ysgol Gynradd Pontsian, (open from 1000 to 1500 GMT


Conwy council's web link


Ysgol Pentrefoelas, Pentrefoelas,

Ysgol Rhydgaled, Groes


Denbighshire council's web link

Ysgol Dyffryn Iâl, Bryneglwys,

Ysgol Pentrecelyn, Pentrecelyn,

Ysgol Bro Fammau, Llanferres,


Flintshire council's web link

Ysgol Estyn Community Primary School, Hope,

Cornist Park Primary School, Flint, (open to staff only)

Ysgol Maes Garmon Secondary School, Mold - open for years 11, 12 and 13

Alun School, Mold, open to years 11-13

St Richard Gwyn Catholic High School, Flint - open for 6th form exams


Gwynedd council's web link

Ysgol Gynradd Dolgellau, Dolgellau

Ysgol y Gader, Dolgellau, open to years 10 and 11 only


Merthyr council's web link

Ynysowen Nursery School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Merthyr Tydfil Pupil Referral Unit, Penydarren,

Greenfield Special School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Ysgol Gynradd Coed y Dderwen, Merthyr Tydfil,

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Santes Tudful, Merthyr Tydfil,

Ysgol y Graig Primary, Cefn Coed,

Pantysgallog Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil,

St Illtyd's RC Primary, Dowlais,

St Mary's RC Primary, Merthyr Tydfil,

Trelewis Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Troedyrhiw Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Ynysowen Primary School, Aberfan,

Ysgol Gymraeg Rhyd-Y-Grug, Merthyr Tydfill,

Heolgerrig Primary School, Heolgerrig, Provisionally closed, check council website

Mount Pleasant Primary School, Merthyr Vale, Provisionally closed, check council website

Abercanaid Community School, Abercanaid,

Bedlinog Primary School, Bedlinog,

Brecon Road Infants School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Caedraw Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Cyfarthfa Junior School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Dowlais Infants School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Edwardsville Primary School, Edwardsville,

Gellifaelog Primary School, Penydarren,

Goetre Infants School, Gurnos Estate,

Goetre Junior School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Gwaunfarren Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Gurnos Nursery School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Trefechan Nursery School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Treharris Nursery School, Treharris,

Options Programme

Pupil Referral Unit

St Aloysius RC Primary School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Bishop Hedley RC High School, Penydarren. Exams will take place at Merthyr Leisure Centre

Twynyrodyn Community School, Merthyr Tydfi

Cyfarthfa High School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Pen-y-Dre High School, Merthyr Tydfil,

Afon Taf High School, Troedyrhiw,


Monmouthshire council's web link

Osbaston C.W School, Monmouth, reception class closed, rest open

Caldicot Comprehensive School, Caldicot, (open to years 10-13 only)

King Henry VIII Comprehensive School, Abergavenny, except for exams

Overmonnow Primary School, Monmouth, open to staff

Coleg Gwent Usk Campus

Usk CV Primary School, Usk,

Monmouth Comprehensive School - open for exam candidates


Neath Port Talbot council's web link

Ysgol Gynradd Cwm Gors, Pontardawe,

Cymer Afan Primary School, Cymer,

Croeserw Primary School, Port Talbot,

Glyncorrwg Primary School, Glyncorrwg,

Tairgwaith Primary School, Tairgwaith,

Cymer Afan Comprehensive School, Cymmer - open for staff and pupils in year 11 taking exams.


Newport council's web link

Lliswerry High open from 0930 GMT

St Patrick's RC Primary School, Newport,

Mount Pleasant Primary

Marshfield Primary

Maes Ebbw School, Newport

Glasllwch Primary School, Newport,

Crindau Primary School, Newport,

Pentrepoeth Primary School, Bassaleg,

Caerleon Comprehensive School, Caerleon, (open to years 9-13 only)

Newport Campus, Coleg Gwent (open for exams only)


Pembrokeshire council's web link

Crymych Nursery Group / Cylch Meithrin

Ysgol y Frenni, Crymych (open between 1000 and 1500 GMT)

Ysgol y Preseli, Crymych, - Closed to all but external exam candidates


Powys council's web link

Llansantffraid CinW School, Llansantffraid,

Hay-on-Wye CP School, Hay-on-Wye,

Llangattock C in W School, Llangattock,

Ysgol Llanbrynmair, Llanbrynmair,

Beguildy C. in W. School

Brecon High School - Open to students sitting exams

Brynllywarch Hall

Caehopkin C.P.

Caersws C.P.

Gwernyfed High School - Open to Years 10 to 13

John Beddoes School - Open to students sitting exams

Oldford Infants School

Radnor Valley C.P. School

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic (A) School

Ysgol Glantwymyn C.P.

Ysgol Penmaes


Rhondda Cynon Taf council's web link

Aberllechau Primary

Alaw Primary

Bodringallt Primary

Cwmclydach Primary

Cymmer Infants

Cymmer Junior

Darran Park Primary

Ferndale Infants

Gelli Primary

Hafod Primary

Llwyncelyn Infants

Llwynypia Primary

Maerdy Infants

Maerdy Junior

Parc Primary

Penpych Primary

Penrhys Primary

Pentre Primary

Penygraig Infants

Penygraig Junior

Penyrenglyn Primary

Pontrhondda Primary

Pontygwaith Primary

Porth Infants

Porth Junior

Rhiwgarn Infants

SS Gabriel & Raphael RC Primary

Ton Infants

Ton Junior

Tonypandy Primary

Trealaw Primary

Treorchy Primary

Tylorstown Primary

Williamstown Primary

Ynyshir Primary

Ynyswen Infants

Ysgol yr Eos

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Bodringallt

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Bronllwyn

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Llwyncelyn

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Llyn y Forwyn

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Ynyswen

Secondary Schools

Ferndale Community School open to exam students

Porth County Community School open to exam students

Tonypandy Community College

Treorchy Comprehensive open to exam students

Ysgol Gyfun y Cymer open to exam students

Special Schools/PRUs

Tai Centre, Dinas

Ysgol Hen Felin

Cynon Valley District

Primary Schools

Abercynon Infants

Aberdare Town Church in Wales Primary

Abernant Primary

Abertaf Primary

Blaengwawr Primary

Caegarw Primary

Capcoch Primary

Caradog Primary

Carnetown Primary

Cwmaman Infants

Cwmbach Church in Wales Primary

Cwmbach Infants

Cwmbach Junior

Cwmbach Nursery

Darranlas Primary

Glenboi Primary

Glynhafod Junior

Hirwaun Primary

Llwydcoed Primary

Miskin Primary

Oaklands Primary

Our Lady's RC Primary

Penderyn Primary

Pengeulan Primary

Penrhiwceibr Primary

Penywaun Primary

Perthcelyn Primary

Rhigos Primary

St Margaret's RC Primary

Ynysboeth Infants

Ynysboeth Junior

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Aberdar

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Abercynon

Secondary Schools

Aberdare Girls School open to exam students

Aberdare High (Boys) School open to exam students

Blaengwawr Comprehensive School open to exam students

Mountain Ash Comprehensive School open to exam students

St John Baptist CIW High School open to exam students

Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun open for exam students

Special Schools/PRU'S

Maesgwyn Special School

Park Lane Special School

Taff Ely District

Primary Schools

Cefn Primary

Cilfynydd Primary

Coedpenmaen Primary

Coedylan Primary

Cwmlai Primary

Dolau Primary

Glanffrwd Infants

Gwauncelyn Primary

Gwaunmeisgyn Primary

Hawthorn Primary

Hendreforgan Primary

Heolycelyn Primary

Llanharan Primary

Llanhari Primary

Llanilltud Faerdref Primary

Llantrisant Primary

Llwyncrwn Primary

Maesybryn Primary

Maesycoed Primary

Parclewis Primary

Penrhiwfer Infants

Penygawsi Primary

Rhydyfelin Early Years Centre

St Michael's RC Primary

Tonyrefail Primary

Trallwng Infants

Trefyrhyg Primary

Trerobart Primary

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Castellau

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Evan James

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Gymuned Llantrisant

Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Tonyrefail

Secondary Schools

Bryncelynnog Comprehensive School

Open to year 11,12 and 13 pupils, and those taking exams

Hawthorn High School

Open to pupils in the 6th form taking exams only

Pontypridd High School

Open to year 10,11,12 and 13 pupils only, closing at 1.30pm.

Tonyrefail Comprehensive School

Closed, but open to exam students

Y Pant Comprehensive School

Open to year 11,12 and 13 pupils, and those taking exams

Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg

Closed, but open to exam students

Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari

Closed, but open to exam students

Special Schools/PRUs

Ty Catrin

Ty Gwyn Primary Centre, Talbot Green

Ty Gwyn Secondary Centre, Glyncoch

Ysgol Ty Coch


Swansea council's web link

Gwyrosydd Primary School, Swansea,

Penybryn Special School - closed to pupils, not staff


Torfaen council's web link

Victoria Primary School, Abersychan,

St Peter's Church in Wales Primary School, Blaenavon,

St David's RC Primary, Pontnewydd,

Padre Pio RC

Henllys Church in Wales Primary, Cwmbran,

Hillside Primary School, Blaenavon,

Abersychan School, Abersychan

Blenheim Road Community Primary, St Dials,

Crownbridge School

Two Locks Nursery

Ysgol Bryn Onnen, Varteg,

Pontymoile Primary School, Cwmfields,

Pontnewydd Primary School, Pontnewydd,

Pontnewynydd Primary School, Pontnewynydd

Penygarn Junior School, Penygarn,


Maendy Primary School, Cwmbran,

Hollybush Primary School, Cwmbran,

Kemys Fawr Infant School, Sebastopol

Greenmeadow Primary School, Greenmeadow,

Griffithstown Infant School, Griffithstown,

Griffithstown Junior School, Griffithstown,

George Street Primary School, Pontypool,

Garnteg Primary School, Garndiffaith,

Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw, Trevethin, (open to pupils sitting exams only)


Vale of Glamorgan council's web link

Llanfair C.P. School, St Mary Church,

UPDATE: Pendoylan C.I.W. Primary, nr. Cowbridge IS OPEN

Llansannor Primary,

Y Bontfaen Primary, Cowbridge

Llandough Primary School, Penarth,

St Athan Primary School, Barry,

Oakfield Primary School, Gibbonsdown,

Cylch Meithrin Y Bontfaen, Cowbridge

Ysgol Sant Curig, Barry,

Iolo Morgannwg, Cowbridge

St Nicholas C.I.W. Primary School, Cardiff,

Peterston Super Ely C.I.W. Primary School, Peterston Super Ely,

Barry College, Barry, fe college - open for exams only

St Athan Primary School, Barry,

St Richard Gwyn RC High, Barry, closed due to heating problems.


Wrexham council's web link

St Joseph's Catholic and Anglican Secondary School, Wrexham,

St Mary's Church in Wales Primary School, Ruabon,

Ysgol Maes y Mynydd, Rhos,

Pentre Broughton, Black Lane CP

Brymbo Aided, St Mary's

Maes y Llan Primary School, Ruabon,

Rhosymedre Community Primary School, Rhosymedre,

Rhosnesni High School - open only to year 11 sitting exams


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