Ysgol Hen Felin is a Local Authority special school, providing education for pupils (3-19 years) with profound, moderate, severe and complex special needs. It is one of 4 special schools in RCT. Most children are transported to school by minibus or taxi.
We have approximately 185 pupils on role. There are 16 classes in the main building of the school with a satellite provision of 2 Post 16 classes based in Rhondda Campus of Coleg y Cymoedd.
Ysgol Hen Felin is a single storey building situated in a residential area in the same grounds as a leisure centre with small shops in the vicinity. The school has it’s own astro turf within a large sensory garden including a polytunnel. We also have a large wooden play structure and wheelchair swing. There is a multi-sensory room, kitchen, hydrotherapy pool and trampoline. Our school hall is used for dining, assemblies, music sessions, recreation, rebounders and Physical Education.
We have a Wellbeing Centre on site which is run by our Wellbeing Officer, Mrs. Emma Davey. (Please see the Wellbeing link on the website)