Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg

SUMMER HOLIDAY PROGRAMME 2022 NOW LIVE!

25th July to 26th August 

To book, click: “Add to Basket” on your chosen activities, but don’t forget to confirm your booking by clicking “Confirm/Book Now”.

Ensure you have your parent/carer’s e-mail address or mobile number available, as they will then need to reply to the text/e-mail they receive from us with a completed consent form.

Your space on the activity won’t be 100% confirmed until the consent form is returned.

For more information, please contact: Billie-Jo Brown (YEO) on 07392193779 or Martyn David (CYOC) on 07880044440.

Find out what Youth Clubs are also available in your area by clicking HERE.

Please note: Garth Olwg Youth Club will be CLOSED during the summer holidays. Re-opening Wednesday 15th September

 

You can visit Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg’s website HERE for school-specific news

Holiday Provision

Aqua Park - Week One
It is essential that you are a confident swimmer if you wish to take part on this trip. The activity takes place outdoors.

Bus pick-up from: Ysgol Gyfun Gartholwg is at 10.15am. We will return at approximately 3pm.

You will be supplied with a wetsuit. We’d advise wearing shorts and a vest, or a swimming costume underneath. You will also need to bring a packed lunch, plenty to drink, a towel, and a change of clothes. We would advise wearing a minimum of SPF Factor 30 Sunscreen.

Ponty Lido - Week Two
This activity would require you to be a fairly confident swimmer and comfortable with water. This activity takes place outdoors.

Bus pick-up from: Ysgol Gyfun Gartholwg is at 11.15am. We will return at approximately 3pm.

You will need to bring a swimming costume, a towel, and a change of clothes. You will also need to bring a packed lunch, a drink, or a small amount of money (no more than £10 as a guide) to buy food at the venue. You will also need a £1 coin for the locker. We would advise wearing a minimum of SPF Factor 30 Sunscreen.

Surfing - Week Three
It is essential that you are a confident swimmer if you wish to take part on this trip. The activity takes place outdoors.

Bus pick-up from: Ysgol Gyfun Gartholwg is at 9.15am We will return at approximately 3.15pm.

You will be supplied with a wetsuit. We’d advise wearing shorts and a vest, or a swimming costume underneath. You will also need to bring a packed lunch, plenty to drink, a towel, and a change of clothes. We would advise wearing a minimum of SPF Factor 30 Sunscreen.

Cinema - Week Four
This is an indoor activity. The film that we watch will be decide on the day, depending on show times, group size, etc. We cannot guarantee you will be able to watch your chosen/preferred film.

Bus pick-up from: Ysgol Gyfun Gartholwg is at 10.15am. We will return at approximately 3.45pm.

You will need to bring a packed lunch and drink, or a small amount of money (no more than £10 as a guide) to buy food at the venue. It is the final decision of the YEPS staff if you are able to visit other venues to purchase food or drink.

Go Karting - Week Five
*MINIMUM HEIGHT RESTRICTION APPLIES*
You must be at least 1.39 metres (4 foot, 6 inches) to take part. If you are shorter than this and you attend, you will be driven around the course as a passenger by an instructor.

Bus pick-up from: Ysgol Gyfun Gartholwg is at 10.45am. We will return at approximately 3.30pm.

This is an outdoor activity. You will need to bring a packed lunch and drink, or a small amount of money (no more than £10 as a guide) to buy food at the venue. We would advise wearing a minimum of SPF Factor 30 Sunscreen.

You will be supplied with gloves and a helmet, but you MUST bring/wear suitable footwear; no heels, platforms, flip-flops, etc.

Community Events Available
There are community activity days happening in Beddau and Hawthorn this summer holiday.

The events are open-access.

For more information, please visit the Bryn Celynnog and Hawthorn High School pages here on YEPS.Wales.

Remember to follow us on Social Media @YEPSRCT and download our brand new YEPS App, for regular updates this summer!
Family Fun Day and Pride Celebration
YEPS is throwing a Pride celebration! Everyone is welcome to join us at this Family Fun Day to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community across RCT.

We will have a range of activities including: a Bouncy Castle, Music and Dance Workshops, Jewelry Making, and the all important Parade!

.. Rumour has it, there may even be some prizes for: "Best Costumes", but you'll have to come and find out for yourselves!

There will be a bus pick-up from Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg at: 10am, with an approximate return of 3:45pm. Entry and transport is free, but we would advise you to bring a packed lunch. The event takes place in Aberdare Park, so there won't be anywhere to purchase food.

This is an outdoor event, so please be mindful of the weather and react accordingly; e.g, wear appropriate SPF if it is a sunny day, etc.

For more information, please contact Martyn (YEPS) on: 07880044440.