Llanrumney

Parents and pupils plan Senedd protest against closure of Llanrumney High School

Parents and pupils plan Senedd protest against closure of Llanrumney High School
March 27, 2013 No Comments »

Parents and pupils are planning a march to the Senedd in protest against the enforced closure of their city secondary school. Youngsters have joined forces to make their own posters and placards, which they will take with them on their ... Read More »

Education minister considers move to close Llanrumney High School

Education minister considers move to close Llanrumney High School
February 21, 2013 No Comments »

Education Minister Leighton Andrews today took steps to force the closure of a “failing” city school in a radical move never seen before in Wales. Mr Andrews has told Cardiff council he is considering using his ministerial powers to order ... Read More »

Candidate sites for east Cardiff high school revealed

Candidate sites for east Cardiff high school revealed
February 19, 2013 2 Comments »

A list of six possible sites for a new secondary school in east Cardiff has been revealed. The new Eastern High School will replace Llanrumney and Rumney high schools by September 2016. The sites being considered by Labour-run Cardiff Council ... Read More »

Consultation starts on site of new high school for east Cardiff

Consultation starts on site of new high school for east Cardiff
February 18, 2013 2 Comments »

People living in the east of Cardiff will be given a say on where a new high school in the area is built, with a series of consultation events later this month. They will have the chance to ask questions ... Read More »

Man left with head and facial injuries after Llanrumney assault

Man left with head and facial injuries after Llanrumney assault
February 1, 2013 No Comments »

A man has been left with head and facial injuries following a serious assault in Llanrumney. Police are appealing for witnesses following the assault in Burnham Avenue at around 5pm on Wednesday night. The 26-year-old victim suffered injuries to his ... Read More »

Council leader defends governors over Llanrumney High School’s ‘special measures’

Council leader defends governors over Llanrumney High School’s ‘special measures’
December 7, 2012 2 Comments »

The leader of Cardiff council last night said she was “incredibly sad” her local high school had been placed in special measures. Until June, Councillor Heather Joyce was chair of governors at Llanrumney High School, which this week received a ... Read More »

Llanrumney High School placed in special measures by Estyn

Llanrumney High School placed in special measures by Estyn
December 6, 2012 No Comments »

Llanrumey High School will require “special measures” after a damning inspection report found “important shortcomings” in the majority of lessons. Llanrumney High School’s current performance and prospects for improvement were deemed “unsatisfactory” by Wales’ education watchdog Estyn. Inspectors said the ... Read More »

Cardiff East high schools merger to go before councillors

Cardiff East high schools merger to go before councillors
December 3, 2012 No Comments »

Proposals to close two Cardiff secondary schools and reopen them as one to improve educational standards in the east of the city will go before councillors later this week. Cardiff Council’s cabinet will consider two reports on the future of ... Read More »

Veteran’s war medals stolen from his Llanrumney home

Veteran’s war medals stolen from his Llanrumney home
November 22, 2012 No Comments »

Thieves have stolen a veteran’s World War 2 medals in a burglary in Llanrumney. South Wales Police are appealing for help from the public in reuniting an elderly gentleman with his medals, which were reported stolen following a break-in at ... Read More »

Google Maps puts Manchester town in Llanrumney

Google Maps puts Manchester town in Llanrumney
November 22, 2012 1 Comment »

Lying on the outskirts of Manchester, its semi-rural surrounds and attractive old streets have made it an ideal location for commuters to live. But according to Google Maps, the medieval town of Tottington is now positioned in Cardiff – being ... Read More »