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Ysgol Maes Y Gwendraeth
74 Heol Y Parc, Cefneithin, Llanelli
Carmarthenshire, SA14 7DT

Tel:01269 833900

Ysgol Maes Y Gwendraeth









Dear Head Teacher, 

School transport arrangements: I am writing to inform you of our school transport arrangements from September 2018. Timetables for our school transport services are now online at our website at www.carmarthenshire.gov.wales/schooltransport in the box marked “School Bus Timetables”. We will notify you by email of any changes to these timetables during the year. I would be grateful if you could please confirm which specific email address(es) you wish these updates to be sent to. Please note that Learners will be allowed to travel only on the route(s) and to or from the stop(s) shown on their Travel Passes, and the vehicles will only stop at the locations shown on the Timetables. Learners wishing to change their stopping arrangements need to contact us on 01267 228 326 or by email at LearnerTravel@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Application forms for school transport: School transport application forms and details of our policy are available online at www.carmarthenshire.gov.wales/schooltransport Please note that paper application forms are no longer accepted.

Travel options for pupils not entitled to free transport: For those Learners who are not entitled to free transport, the timetable includes details of fare paying buses where available – in order to support the fare paying services i would be grateful if you could make this information available to those Learners who may wish to make use of them.

Spare seats on school buses: You may be aware that the Authority has a policy allowing spare seats on contracted school buses to be made available in certain circumstances to students who are not eligible for free transport. The relevant applications forms and scheme details are available at www.carmarthenshire.gov.wales/schooltransport I would be grateful if you could bring these forms to the attention of any families of Learners attending your school who reside within the “statutory walking distance” and therefore do not currently receive but who may be interested in taking up spare seats if available. Applications forms must be returned to the Authority by 12 noon on 28th September 2018.

Updating our records: The Authority is keen to ensure that as many spare seats as possible are made available, and I would therefore be very grateful to receive details of students who have left your school, or have changed address, since the last update supplied to us by your school. Such updates inevitably free up seats on school buses for other applicants including those requiring access to “spare seats”, and any information received from you before 28th September will assist in ensuring that the maximum number of spare seats can be made available. I would be grateful to receive this information by email to LearnerTravel@carmarthenshire.gov.uk




I would like to congratulate and thank the pupils, parents and staff of Ysgol Maes y Gwendraeth on the school’s GCSE results. They reflect the excellent partnership between all stakeholders, their hard work, perseverance and commitment.  We look forward to welcoming a number of our students back to the Sixth Form and wish every success to those that will be embarking on a college course or a new career in the work place.

Some of the highest achievers include:

Emma Evans            -           9A*,  5A                                Llannon

Celyn Rees               -           8A*,  6A                                Llannon

Beca Thomas           -           8A*,  5A                                 Foelgastell

Sarah Treharne        -           3A*,  9A, 1B                           Llanddarog

Jessica Ennis           -           6A*,  4A, 3B, 1C                     Cross Hands

Nia Lloyd                   -         5A*,  5A, 4B                          Rhydaman

Anwen Price             -           2A*,  8A, 3B                           Pontyberem


Llun Lefel A 2018

Many congratulations to Ysgol Maes y Gwendraeth students on their A Level examination success.  

Mr Wyn Evans, headteacher, said, ‘These results reflect the hard work of students, parents and staff alike.  I would like to congratulate everyone involved and wish the students every success and happiness as they embark on the next step to the wider world.

Some of the highest achievers include:




Iwan Heseltine

3A*, 1A


Aled Lester

3A*, 1A


Cadan Lewis

2A*, 2A


Ioan Price

2A*, 2A

Upper Tumble

Tomos Vaughan

2A*, 2A



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