Welcome to the website for the former Aberdare County Grammar School for Girls

This site contains memorabilia of the girls’ school donated by former pupils of the school.
To the left is a contents list which includes links to these sections, and which will appear on each page as you browse through the site.
Use this list and the Backspace key on your keyboard, or the back button on your browser to navigate through the site.
If the contents list is not visible on the left click here.

We would be pleased to include additional material: documents, photos, memories, etc.
and if you have any items which you would like to share with other old girls then please contact one of the editors via the Contacts page.

The school history

A few items recording the history
of the school.

cover building

The school building

This section includes old photos of the school
building as well as some of its history.

The school uniform

Some details of the school’s uniform policy,
blazers, badges, etc.

uniform badges

School badges, motto, and houses

A number of badges with the school motto
found in various documents.

School photographs

The official panoramic photos of the school.

photos Class Photos

Other photographs

Formal and informal photos of pupils taken
at the school.

The school magazine

Some old school magazines.

Magazines academic

Academic activities

Links to examples of exams, pass lists, etc

Sporting activities

A few items of interest covering the
sporting activities of the school.

sports Music and Drama

Musical and dramatic activities

Various musical performances and dramatic
activities involving pupils of the school.

Distribution of certificates

Programmes for the ceremonies held to present
exam certificates and awards.

Certificate Ceremony Exam Results

Published exam pass lists

These lists were usually published in the
Aberdare Leader in the 1960s.


Photos and some details of the former teachers
and head teachers.

Teachers Memories

Memories and memorabilia

Various items of interest from former pupils
of the school.

Former pupils

Some published web pages giving information about
past pupils of the school.

Former Pupils Maps

Cynon Valley maps

Various old and recent maps of Aberdare
and the school.

The 1938 Photographic Album

1938 Album


A sketch of the entrance to the school building by Mrs M C Meyrick published in the school jubilee booklet 1963

On this link you will find the email addresses of the editors of the web site.
If you have any comments, or contributions for the site, please contact one of us.

Related Links
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Aberdare Girls School (this website no longer exists)
Aberdare Boys Grammar School (historical)

The Centenary Booklet was available for purchase from Aberdare Girls School, price £4 plus £1 UK p&p.
It is not known whether the new school sells any surplus copies that might exist.
The address of the new school is
Aberdare Community School,
Ynys Road, Aberdare
CF44 7RP
Tel. 01685 888500