ANW logo

Archives Network Wales

Search the collections:        Search help | Advanced search   | Browse by repository

Browse the indices: Combined(searchable) Personal names Corporate names Places Subjects



[New to Archives?]

[Family history]

[Admin menu]

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Glamorgan Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details

Glamorgan Archives
Tonypandy Comprehensive School records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 ESEC64

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Tonypandy Comprehensive School records

Short Title: Tonypandy Comprehensive School records

Creation date(s): 1978-2000

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: (8 volumes)

Name of creator(s): Tonypandy Comprehensive School


Administrative/Biographical history: Tonypandy Comprehensive School was established in 1978, originally under the title of Mid Rhondda Comprehensive School but renamed Tonypandy Comprehensive c1982. The school's creation in 1978 was a merger of several other local schools: Tonypandy Grammar, Blaenclydach Secondary Modern and Bodringallt Secondary Modern. A group of pupils were also transferred from Porth Grammar Technical School. The Comprehensive occupied a new building at Penygraig from 1979. In 2003 it adopted the name Tonypandy Community College.


Scope and content/abstract: Tonypandy Comprehensive School records comprising of admission registers, 1978-1991; log book, 1978-2000; upper school admission registers, 1979-1990


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Tonypandy Comprehensive School records arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: Items containing information on named Individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Glamorgan Archives policy

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history: Records held at Tonypandy Comprehensive school

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred by Tonypandy Comprehensive School, 2001


Related material: See also ESEC55 (Tonypandy Secondary school records); ESEC56 (Tonypandy Grammar School records); ESEC54 (Blaenclydach Boys and Girls Schools records); ESEC57 (Bodringallt Senior Mixed school records) and D767, 770 (Tonypandy Grammar and Comprehensive photographs), all held at the Glamorgan Archives.


Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2006


Personal names

Corporate names


List of repositories  |  List of collections at Glamorgan Archives  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details