Our Attendance Race This Week
(Week ending 21st December 2018.)

Nursery: 91.3%
Reception: 94.7%
Year 1: 96.3%
Year 2: 94.4%
Year 3: 95.5%
Year 4: 94.4%
Year 5: 96.7%
Year 6: 90.7%

Congratulations to our Year 1 class- highest attendance this week with 96.3%!

The class with the overall highest attendance for the autumn term was year 6.

Cumulative Attendance-since September 2017
(Updated Monthly)

Current rolling attendance is 95.69%

Nursery: 93.85 %
Reception: 93.16%
Year 1: 95.81%
Year 2: 95.41%
Year 3: 96.03%
Year 4: 94.66%
Year 5: 96.22%
Year 6: 97.05%

Attendance 16-17 was 95.7% (Target was 96%)

School Target for 2017-2018 is 96%+

Our Rights Respecting Bear has been named. The chosen name is Barney.

Heolgerrig Community School, 
Heolgerrig Road, 
Merthyr Tydfil. 
CF48 1SB. 
Tel: 01685 351803
Headteacher: Mrs A.Morris

We are a Rights Respecting School. 
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Click here to view our school prospectus 2018-2019.

Our Vision

A school where learners are happy, confident and inspired to learn throughout their lives, having high expectations and fulfilling potential.


Successful individuals, growing in a rich inspiring environment based on values and ethics
Responsible citizens with a passion for learning
Creative, enterprising contributors of the community and beyond
Healthy, active, confident and well-rounded individuals ready to lead fulfilling lives
Respectful and tolerant individuals who show kindness and empathy towards others. 

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New dinner menus (NB.Beans will be replaced with Spaghetti hoops).

Our updated safeguarding policy can be found in the parent zone- ratified by governors 15/11/2018

Clarification regarding attendance letters. Click here.

We are now using Schoop, download the app onto your mobile device to keep up to date.


A Parents guide to categorisation. Click here.

A guide to interpreting the National Test results can be found here.

A guide to Fixed Penalty Notices from the Local Authority - click here.