Our School

Ysgol Y Ddwylan serves the small market town of Newcastle Emlyn as well as the neighbouring villages of Adpar and Llandyfriog. The school provides an education for children between the ages of 3 – 11.

In Ysgol y Ddwylan children, parents, staff and governors work together to create a happy, productive and stimulating school.

Ysgol y Ddwylan is a safe and caring community where every child has the opportunity to reach their full potential and to become a valued and responsible member of the community.


  • Provide learning opportunities which meet the needs of individual children at the school in order that they reach their full potential.
  • Create an environment which promotes the moral, cultural and physical development of the pupils.
  • Ensure equal opportunities for all pupils

At ysgol y Ddwylan, we:

  • Appreciate every individual’s contribution
  • Develop confident independent learners
  • Promote the development of pupils’ key skills
  • Ensure that pupils’ views are heard
  • Ensure that pupils’ enjoy learning

View the document below to see our objectives for the academic year 2019/2020.