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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Latest News

Gymnastics Super Star

Congratulations to our little gymnast Lily in Year 2 who recently entered a gymnastics competition in Chepstow. She came away with Age 7 champion, 1st Overall, 2 gold medals, 1 silver medal and i bronze medal ..... way to go Lily!!

Congratulations to Lily-Rose

Congratulations to Lily-Rose, who recently gained a place within the Welsh Gymnastics Development Squad after a trial in Cardiff. Lily-Rose is a dedicated member of Torfaen Academy of Gymnastics and has been working exceptionally hard to gain this place. She will now train once a month in Cardiff as well as her regular training at Torfaen Academy. If you click on the heading of this article, you can see a copy of piece reported in the South Wales Argus.

Ceremony officially opens Penygarn Community Primary School

We recently had a visit from the Welsh Government’s Minister for Education Kirsty Williams AM, who officially opened our refurbished and extended School. The school choir sang for the Minister and she spent lots of time speaking to pupils who were all absolutely brilliant throughout her tour. The £4m project has transformed classrooms and the overall condition of our school and resulted in community facilities being relocated into the extended Flying Start building on the school site. Some of the work here at Penygarn included: Reconfiguration, refurbishment and extension of Junior block including new classrooms, kitchen, hall, courtyard, toilets, library/IT, medical room, meeting room, community space, admin office, forest school room. New LED interactive teaching screens throughout the school. New Community facilities in an extended Flying Start building. New insulation, heating and security systems. New flexible teaching spaces

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Training Day


Year 5 and Year 6 visit PGL Residential Visit


Training Day


Flu immunisation for Reception - Year 6

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