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Longfields photo trail

Public meeting at the Ragged School The Association was established in April 1952 and the founders wanted to engage with more families who had children with cerebral palsy.  They also wanted to gain wider support in establishing a school in Wales for these children.  A public meeting took place with parents and other guests including… Continue reading Longfields photo trail

Pen Y Bryn School · West Glamorgan Archives

Pen Y Bryn School visits West Glamorgan Archives

It was a busy morning for Pen Y Bryn pupils on a recent visit to West Glamorgan Archives.  These archives hold the ‘Longfields collection’ so there was a lot to research and discover about the association.   Outside the weather was dismal, raining hard with a gusty wind coming in from the sea, but inside… Continue reading Pen Y Bryn School visits West Glamorgan Archives

Egypt Centre · Pen Y Bryn School · Richard Burton Archives · Swansea University

Pen Y Bryn School visits Swansea University

This month a group of budding historians from Pen Y Bryn came to Swansea University to visit the Richard Burton Archives and the Egypt Centre.  Their visit began with half of the pupils visiting the archives and while the others worked in the library researching the history of Longfields Association. Katrina and Sue from Richard Burton Archives made… Continue reading Pen Y Bryn School visits Swansea University