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Welcome / Croeso

Croeso i Ysgol Hendre!

Welcome to our School

The school is situated on the western outskirts of the town of Caerphilly. It stands on the main road that links the A470 to the Rhymney Valley, making it easily accessible from all surrounding areas. The school is a predominantly English medium Junior school which covers Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum and caters for children between the ages of 7 and 11. Hendre Juniors is in the very advantageous position of being in close proximity not just to its feeder Infants School but also to St Cenydd Comprehensive School, with which it shares a site. This, along with the very close working links between all three schools, provides our children with a continuum of learning from 3 to 18.

Hendre Junior School opened in 1991 and comprises seven spacious and wellappointed classrooms, which the enthusiastic team of teaching and support staff have set up to provide a vibrant and stimulating learning environment. We are a creative, friendly junior school, with many exciting opportunities for you and your family. This website aims to give you a taster of our school, as well as providing regular updates and support for you and the family.Alongside a Nurture classroom, a well-resourced libary and Well-Being room, a large multi-purpose hall. The hall is used for physical education, school activities and lunches. We have a kitchen attached to the hall which provides daily hot meals.

The school has a large playground and after extensive investment and development it has been zoned to offer children different learning environments. This consists of a large yard for football and a free play, an outdoor classroom, large shelter with picnic benches, adventure trail, stage and Hendre’s Haven – a quiet area and Eco Zone- and benefits from two external wi-fi access points. The school site and building is fully accessible. 

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find any information you are looking for. Please feel free to contact the school directly with any queries you may have.

Thank you for visiting!