Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd

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Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd
Maesteg, Bridgend, CF34 9RW
Coordinates 51°34′57″N 3°38′00″W / 51.582477°N 3.633256°W / 51.582477; -3.633256
Type State secondary school
Motto Dysg ... Dawn ... Dyfodol
(Learning ... Talent ... Future)
Established 2008
LEA Bridgend
Chair Andrew Lewis
Headteacher Mark Jones
Gender Coeducational
Age 11 to 14
Medium of language Welsh language
Houses Garw (Red), Ogwr (Blue), Llynfi (Green)
Colour(s) Turquoise and Grey

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Llangynwyd is the borough of Bridgend's only Welsh medium secondary school. The school opened its doors on the 3 September 2008 on the site of the former Maesteg Comprehensive Upper School in Llangynwyd.

The school currently has 582 pupils in six year groups, Year 7 to Year 12. The school will have pupils from Year 7 up to Year 13 in September 2014.[dated info]

The school is fed from the four Welsh medium primary schools in Bridgend County Borough, namely,

The school's motto is "Dysg ... Dawn ... Dyfodol" (Learning ... Talent ... Future). Pupils are currently grouped into three houses - Garw, Ogwr, and Llynfi (representing the valleys that form the catchment area of the school)

School Eisteddfod

Each year the school holds its "Eisteddfod", a competitive event of music, dance and drama which . At the school, its houses; Garw, Llynfi and Ogwr, compete against each other in a battle to become champions of that year's eisteddfod.