Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun

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Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun
Motto 'Bydd Wir, Bydd Weithgar'
(English: Be True, Be Diligent)
Established 1995
Type Comprehensive School
Head Teacher

Mrs. Lisa Williams (Acting Head)

Mr. Mark Jones (April 2016)
Location Lawrence Avenue
Rhondda Cynon Taf
CF44 9ES
Coordinates: 51°44′00″N 3°29′33″W / 51.733203°N 3.492587°W / 51.733203; -3.492587
Local authority Rhondda Cynon Taf
Students 1000+
Gender Both
Ages 11–18
Houses 7
Colours Red, Black, Gold
Website www.rhydywaun.org

Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun is a Welsh Medium comprehensive school in the Cynon Valley in the village of Penywaun, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales.

The school was established in 1995. It provides Welsh-medium education for pupils from a wide catchment area, stretching from Penderyn to Abercynon in the Cynon Valley and from Pontsticill to Quakers Yard in Merthyr Tydfil.


School Motto[edit]

'Bydd wir, Bydd weithgar' (Translation - 'Be True, Be Diligent')


There are 7 houses; Aman, Cynon, Dâr, Pennar, Mellte, Taf a Nedd.

Notable former pupils[edit]

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