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On arrival at Llandovery College, pupils are allocated to one of three vertical houses (Glyndwr, Gruffydd and Llewelyn) with other pupils from pre-prep to year 13.  Over the course of the school year, various House competitions are held, from the Eisteddfod to Sports Day and from Geography to Welsh.  One recent competion was to decorate a sheep for the annual Llandovery Sheep Festival!

The main house event for the Lent Term will be the College Eisteddfod with the stage competitions being held on March 1st.

2012 Eisteddfod Competitions

 

Competition

Age group

Rules

1

Unawd Offerynnol/ Solo instrumental

Yrs. 7-9

Time limit - 3 mins

2

Llefaru Grŵp Cymraeg/ Welsh Recitation Group

Yrs. 10-13

“Cwestiynau gan Mererid Hopwood   (6 -12 in number)

3

Unawd Offerynnol/ Solo instrumental

Yrs. 12-13

Time limit - 3 mins

 

4

Ensemble Offerynnol/ Lleisiol/ Instrumental/ Voice ensemble

 

Open

 

2 or more performers, time limit - 3 mins

5

Llefaru Grŵp Cymraeg / Welsh Recitation Group

Yrs. 7-9

“Ysgol! Ych!” gan Dewi Pws  (6 -12 in number)

6

Unawd Lleisiol/ Voice Solo  

Yrs. 10-11

Time limit - 3 mins

7

Parti cyd-ganu Cymraeg/Welsh singing group

Yrs 7 - 9

6 – 10 in number – Welsh Department will teach the song.

8

Llefaru Grŵp  Dysgwyr Cymraeg/ Welsh Learners Recitation Group

 

yrs. 7-9

Y Deg Gorchymyn“ gan Mererid Hopwood

9

Unawd Lleisiol/ Voice Solo  

Yrs. 7-9

Time limit - 3 mins

10

Llefaru Grŵp Dysgwyr Cymraeg/ Welsh Learners Recitation Group

Yrs.10-13

“Jo Nainti” gan Gwynne Williams  (6 -12 in number)

11

Llefaru Unigol Cymraeg/Welsh Individual Recitation

Yrs 7 - 9

“Cysgu’n hwyr” gan Dorothy Jones

12

Llefaru Unigol Cymraeg Ail Iaith/Second Language Individual Recitation

Yrs 7 - 9

“Harri” gan Emyr Hywel

13

Unawd Offerynnol/ Solo Instrumental

Yrs. 10-11

Time limit - 3 mins

14

Hysbyseb gwreiddiol a  doniol /funny original advert

Open

Stage an original Welsh advert for a product of your choice.  Advert can be bilingual but more points will be given for the use of Welsh.

15

 Grŵp Dawns Werin/Folk Dance Group

Yrs 7 - 9

6 people in each group.  Participants will be taught the dance by Miss Thomas.

16

Unawd Lleisiol/ Voice Solo  

Yrs. 12-13

Time limit - 3 mins

17

Cystadleuaeth y Côr/ House Choir competition

Whole house

Song will be “Cwm Rhondda”  - Guide me O Though Great Redeemer but sung with Welsh words

18

Seremoni'r Cadeirio/ Chairing Ceremony

 

 

    19

Y Rhuban Glas/ Blue Ribband Competition

 

 

20

Yr Anthem Genedlaethol/ The National Anthem

 

 

Just a reminder - only 3 people are allowed from each house to take part in the various prelims .

Every person who takes part either in the Stage or written competitions will be given a point for their house. The scoring is as follows:
1st - 10 points         2nd – 8 points           3rd – 6 points

The Welsh recitation pieces can be picked up from the Welsh Department or a file in the Library, from Monday 23rd January.

All the dates for the prelims are in the Almanac, and all Subject and Stage competitions will be put on the House Board

The Welsh Department will go over the Welsh words for “Cwm Rhondda” in lessons and in House Meetings.