Penygarn Community Primary School

Ysgol Gynradd Gymunedol Penygarn

01495 742090

Penygarn Road, Pontypool. NP4 8JR

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Penygarn Community Primary School


Welcome to our website - a little window into our magical world. 

Our school is an exciting and innovative place, where the staff, pupils, parents and community work together to create a strong family unit committed to giving our children the best possible start in life. 

This website aims to give you just a taster of our wonderful, vibrant school, as well as providing up to date information for parents, pupils and the wider community. 

There is something very special happening here and we'd love you to be part of it! 

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find the information you are looking for. 

Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.

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Celebrating Blended Learning

We are celebrating all of the amazing work our pupils have been doing during this challenging time in our Gallery Section with lots and lots photos.  Please click here to view them.


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Latest News

Gymnastics Success at the South East Wales Schools Gymnastics Tumble & Vault Championships 2022!

On Friday 28th January, two of our incredibly talented Year 5 gymnasts represented Penygarn Community Primary School at the South East Wales Schools Gymnastics Tumble & Vault Championships, which was held in Kestrel Gymnastics Club, Chepstow. Both pupils competed in the Under 11’s age category. They had to perform three different tumble runs on the floor and two different vaults over the box. They both performed their tumbles and vaults beautifully, not only doing themselves proud but the school incredibly proud too. One of our gymnasts scored so highly on her tumble and vault performances that she placed first overall, earning herself the title of ‘South East Wales Schools Tumble & Vault Champion’ of the entire under 11’s section of the competition! She will now go on to represent both Penygarn Community Primary School and the South East Area at the Welsh Finals, which will be held in March at the Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff! We are wishing her lots of luck and can’t wait to hear all about it! It is lovely to see competitions taking place again and we are looking forward to what the rest of the school year brings for our pupils and their sporting activities.

Well Done!

We have once again been awarded our Platinum Level for the Eco Schools Award! They were very impressed with what we are doing, especially the distance learning activities and surveys we’ve sent out, development of the school grounds, Eco Schools outdoors and in the classes, engagement across the school with staff and children, and, within the community through our social media, website and home learning. We passed with flying colours!

Cross Country in December!

On Tues 3rd Dec, Miss Otterstead and Miss Williams took 10 Y5 and 10 Y6 children to participate in the Torfaen Junior Cross Country Championships in Ponty pool Park. The children were an absolute credit to the school. Their behaviour was outstanding and their positive attitudes and good sportsmanship towards others was nothing short of superb. The children ran their hearts out and all completed the challenging route! We now await the final results which should be with us by next week! Congratulations and well done to you all!

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