Aelfryn, Llanharry, Pontyclun. CF72 9LQ  Tel: 01443 237832 

Llanhari Primary School - "Together we care, share and achieve"


Welcome to Llanhari Primary's website. We hope the site will benefit children, parents and the community. Follow the links on the tool bar to find all the information you need. Keep up to  date with events in the school calendar or school blog. Read and download school policies and  documents. Meet the staff and governors of Llanhari Primary. Find out what the children are doing in their class websites, read their blogs and view photos and videos uploaded by the children themselves.

school prospectus 18 19.pdf school prospectus 18 19.pdf
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Latest School News 

Our published PDG plan
PDG Plan 2019-20.pdf PDG Plan 2019-20.pdf
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Governing body report to parents 2017-18
All parents have received the summary report. Please find a copy of the full report here.
Annual report to parents - Letter.pdf Annual report to parents - Letter.pdf
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Annual Report to Parents Sept 2018.pdf Annual Report to Parents Sept 2018.pdf
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School Inspection

We were inspected by Estyn on 25th-28th January 2016. A copy of the report is available below:

Llanhari Primary School inspection report.pdf Llanhari Primary School inspection report.pdf
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School will be closed for teacher training on the following days:

  • 2nd September 2019
  • 16th September 2019
  • 4th November 2019
  • 3rd April 2020
  • 20th July 2020
Privacy notice May 2018.pdf Privacy notice May 2018.pdf
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Pay School Dinner Money On-Line 

School Uniform to order

NEW: Term Dates 2019/20

 and 2020/2021 

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Attendance and Holiday Update.

Holiday request form 2016.pdf Holiday request form 2016.pdf
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attendance update 2016.pdf attendance update 2016.pdf
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Attendance Policy2016.pdf Attendance Policy2016.pdf
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Platinum Eco-Flag

We have successfully achieved the
highest Eco-Flag status - PLATINUM! 
Well done everyone.
History Award
We received an award from the John Hoppla society for our project work on the history of Llanhari over the past 80 years. The whole school worked on the project entitled 'Happy Birthday Mr Francis' and had to present their work to visiting assessors. Scott and Devon represented the school at the Council Chambers in Clydach.
80th Birthday Celebrations
We all enjoyed our history project about Llanharry over the past 80 years. Mr Francis helped us with our research and we celebrated his birthday in style! Our celebrations were published online and were in the newspaper.

Catch Up Conference

 Mrs Coates, Mrs Chadwick and Mrs Shipman made a presentation of the school's work at Cardiff University for the Catch Up National Conference. We were also presented with our Catch Up Excellence Award by Claire Rowlands, Deputy Director, Curriculum Division, Welsh Government.

Catch Up Excellence Award 

This week were were awarded a 'Catch Up Excellence Award' for our literacy intervention project by the national 'Catch Up' organisation. Catch Up is a one-to-one reading intervention that is delivered by Mrs Shipman, Mrs Chadwick and Mrs Morris. Lots of our children have benefited from this program and it has made a key contribution to our 40% improvement in reading results in the last 2 years. Well done everyone.


Our Mission Statement 

Our school provides a safe, secure environment where pupils encounter opportunity for success in learning and living. Valued as an individual regardless of race, religion, gender or disability, each pupil is positively encouraged to contribute to the total of the school community.

At Llanhari pupils will be encouraged to make the most of their talents, to develop their personality and grow both morally and spiritually. The education pupils receive will serve to foster discipline and high personal standards achieved in a positive, caring atmosphere, which permeates everything the pupil encounters in school. Pupils are encouraged to develop self -esteem and self confidence through a range of extra curriculum activities.

At Llanhari we are committed to valuing and building on the child's earliest experiences, however limited. A positive, mutually supportive relationship between home and school is valued. Through a well established pastoral framework pupils are encouraged to develop happily with a sense of value and purpose.

Our School Aims 

  1. To develop a warm caring secure environment which encourages each pupil to recognise their value both as an individual and a member of the school community.
  2. Each child is encouraged to develop his / her fullest potential in a happy, caring, stimulating atmosphere.
  3. We aim to ensure pupils acquire the necessary basic skills for life and consequently the curriculum will enable the child to:-  

Read, write and speak effectively  

Use number and other mathematical concepts effectively

Understand the world in which we live, groups and nations and appreciate human achievement.

Be aware of the national heritage of Wales

Develop respect for religion and cultures.