Distance Learning Arrangements - Monday, 11th January 2021
Please find below information highlighting the distance learning arrangements at Dyffryn Taf. We would ask you to disregard the wording highlighted in yellow in the letter from the Local Authority asking you to return any IT equipment. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Letter for learners in Years 11-13 from Qualifications Wales
Please see below a letter from Qualifications Wales regarding the decision to cancel the planned internally set and assessed units, which would have taken place in the Spring term. We appreciate the anxiety that the uncertainty around assessment arrangements may cause some pupils. When we have more information, we will share it with you. Pupils should continue to complete all tasks set by their teachers while we await further updates.
Update on Childcare Arrangements - Thursday, 7th January 2021
Carmarthenshire County Council has reviewed its policy on childcare arrangements in the current lockdown. A broader group of parents and carers is now eligible to be considered for childcare, although for secondary schools that group remains restricted to pupils in Year 7. (Pupils with particular vulnerability will be considered separately). Please read the below letter from Mr. Gareth Morgans, Director of Education and Children's Services. Should you wish your child to be considered for childcare at Dyffryn Taf during the period whilst school sites are not open to pupils, please contact Mrs Catrin Cole via email@example.com or phone the school on 01994 242100.
Distance Learning - Tuesday, 5th January 2021
Pupils are to follow their normal timetable from this Thursday 7th January 2021. Thursday and Friday will follow the timetable for week 2. If your child is unable to access google classroom, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 9am tomorrow (Wednesday) morning stating clearly:
>where the issues lie
>your child's name
>what form they are in
>contact telephone number
Update on return of pupils on site - January 2021
The Welsh Government has announced that pupils in Wales will not return to on site teaching until Monday, January 18th at the earliest.
A blended learning programme supported by staff will begin on Thursday, January 7th.
Please click on "Headteacher Updates" above for further details.
Information from Carmarthenshire County Council - January 2021
Please see below two letters from Carmarthenshire County Council regarding school closures and direct payments for families eligible for free school meals. If you have any queries arising from this information, please contact the school on 01994 242100 or via the email@example.com email address.
Coronavirus Risk Assessment
Please find below the latest Local Authority risk assessment, adapted to the Dyffryn Taf site, approved by the Chair of Governors, Mrs. Jo Kind.
Croeso / Welcome to Dyffryn Taf's new website.
We want this to be one of the most important public faces of the school in the future, with pupils, parents and carers seeing the website as their first port of call for information, updates and the sharing of news about the school. As you will see, parts of the website are still under construction. We know the website is not yet perfect! We would really appreciate your help in making the website as user-friendly as possible. If you have any views, good or bad, on the content, layout or any other aspect of the site, please let us know by contacting us via firstname.lastname@example.org. Many thanks in advance for your feedback and continued support.
Covid-19 reminder from the Local Authority: Play your Part - Stop the Spread click here
Year 9 Learning Pathways Handbook 2021/2022 click here
Year 10-13 Examinations Letter dated 27th November 2020 click here
New uniform. For more information and guidance please click here.
Sixth Form uniform policy - for more guidance please click here.
To read more, please click here.