Croeso i Ysgol Gynradd Penygloddfa! Welcome to Penygloddfa C.P. School!

Penygloddfa is situated in the historic town of Newtown surrounded by the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside. We provide education for children aged 4-11 years. We are a large school and we have 11 classes. These are split into Foundation Phase and Key stage 2 classes, more information about our classes can be found at the bottom of the homepage.

Our aim as a school is to provide your children with a safe, happy and caring learning environment to ensure that they can reach their full potential.

          ‘The school is a caring, inclusive and nurturing community, where pupils and staff treat each other with respect and courtesy’. ‘The emphasis on positive values and respect for others is a prominent feature of school life’.   (Estyn Inspection Report 2017)

We have recently had a tour of our school made, please feel free to follow the link below for the tour –

Thank you for visiting our school website, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the school directly.








Foundation Phase

Welcome to the Foundation Phase


Croeso I  Foundation Phase, also known as the infants. There are currently 5 classes in the foundation phase.  All our classes have their own Welsh name, the foundation phase are animals in welsh.

Dosbarth Gwdihw (Owl) –  Reception

Dosbarth Draenog (Hedgehog) – Reception andYear 1

Dosbarth Llygoden (Mouse) – Year 1

Dosbarth Y Ddraig (Dragon) – Year 1  and 2

Dosbarth Pili Pala ( Butterfly) – Year 2



Key Stage Two

Croeso i Key Stage Two!  Welcome to Key Stage Two, or as the children know it, the Juniors.

There are currently 6 junior classes. There are three Year 3 and 4 classes and three Year 5 and 6 classes. All our classes have their own Welsh name,  Year 3&4 are trees in Welsh and Year 5&6 are elements of nature.

Dosbarth Afallen (Apple ) – Year 3&4

Dosbarth Celynnen (Holly) – Year 3&4

Dosbarth Derw (Oak )- Year 3&4

Dosbarth Seren (Star) – Year 5&6

Dosbarth Y Don (Wave on the Sea) – Year 5&6

Dosbarth Mynyddog (Mountain) – Year 5&6



Programmes & Interventions

Programmes & Interventions

As a school we use a whole school approach to our education programmes and our interventions. This means that all members of staff receive  key training to ensure that they can provide these programmes and interventions to a high standard. Your child’s education is paramount and by providing a whole school approach guarantees that all children are giving equal opportunities.

Here are some of the programmes we use as a school, please feel free to explore them and if you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the school directly.