Category: News and Events


CS have been collecting donations for the Neath Foodbank. YR 7 made a Harvest / Halloween box. Other year groups competed for the most items donated.

Top 3 winners in Year 7 are:
7E Rebecca Fender
7S Nic Ellard
7F Sam Billen

Other year group winners are:
8E Mark Thomas
9S Leanne Evans
10S Layla Bowen
11A Ceri Mills

Thank you all for the huge amount of food donated,
Year 11 Princes Trust Groups, Miss Butterworth and Mrs Chilcott

Your Time To Shine

We are pleased to announce the launch of Time to Shine at Cefn Saeson.  With clubs and activities during lunchtimes and afterschool to support pupils and create opportunities to discover new interests and hobbies, we are very excited to say the least!  For more information see our main page here



Transition evening letter 2021

Dear Parent/Carer of Year 6 pupils, 

We would like to invite you and your child to our Virtual Transition Evening which will take place on Thursday 14th October from 5pm – 6pm. 

During this time we will give you the opportunity to see: 

  • A virtual tour of the school
  • Departments/Areas of Learning and the Learning and Teaching within the school
  • Our Wellbeing and Additional Needs provision and support
  • Opportunities for your child to develop through enrichment experiences which are at the heart of our school

In addition to the evening, over the coming term, your child will have the opportunity to ask questions to our pupils and staff through virtual meetings during their school day.

Please click on the link below to access the meeting at 5pm on Thursday 14th October.

We are very much looking forward to seeing you next week.  

Yours sincerely,

Mr D. L. R. Cole (Headteacher)


We are open Tuesdays and Fridays from 2pm until 4pm for donations. You can also donate at Tesco, Neath Abbey and Morrisons.

Items we would be most grateful for:


Tinned potatoes

Instant mash

Tinned carrots and other tinned vegetables

Tinned kidney beans

Tinned peas

Tinned tomatoes

Tinned Rice pudding


Pasta sauce

Tinned spaghetti

Bolognese sauce

Tinned meat


Tinned meat for reheating including tinned pies

Long life milk

Any non perishable food items


Many thanks for your continued support

Tamzin – Prince’s Trust Class


Year 10 & 11 English GCSE Assessment dates
English Language
Year 11 sets 5-6
Unit 2 exam – Monday 1st November (AM)
Unit 3 exam – Wednesday 3rd November (AM)
Revision for this exam (sets 5 & 6 only) will take place every Monday – 2.45-3.30pm
11.5 and 11.6 English Language revision
Year 11 Sets 1-4 and 7 will be in summer entry. Dates TBC.
English Literature 
Unit 1 exam – Tuesday 11th January 2022 (AM)
Year 10 sets 1-3
Year 11 sets 1-4 (resit candidates only)

Flu Vaccinations

Flu nasal spray vaccinations are scheduled for week commencing 04/10/2021. If your child has been unwell with a wheeze and has used inhalers more often in the last 72hrs or if they have needed oral steroids in the past 2 weeks for unstable asthma or has already received the Flu vaccine this year – please contact one of the School Nurses.

Karen:  07975 233061             Alex:  07812 519383

If you have not returned the vaccination form, please do so as a matter of urgency.  A blank form is available below, along with other information provided to us by Swansea Bay UHB and the nursing team.  If you do not wish your child to have the vaccination, please complete the form and tick “No” in the consent box at the bottom of the form.

Nasal Spray Flu Vaccination Consent Form

Nasal Spray Flu Vaccination Information Letter


Allergies and food intolerances
Our  pastoral team have been putting together health plans for any pupils who have allergies or food allergies. If you child has either of the above or food intolerances and you have not informed the school, please can you do so. Our Canteen staff cater for a variety of food allergies and intolerances (in a separate allergens preparation area). Pupils can pre order gluten free, dairy free and other intolerance free breakfasts and lunches from the canteen each day to meet their dietary requirements. 
Thank you/Diolch