Welcome to Glan Afan Comprehensive School

Thank you for visiting our web site. Glan Afan Comprehensive School is a mixed 11 - 16 comprehensive, which has served the town of Port Talbot and its surrounding area for over 110 years. It has an excellent record of success in education, sporting and cultural fields.

Glan Afan is a very popular school. Our performance in external exams is above the national average and our 'value added' figures are excellent. All pupils are given the opportunity to experience a full range of subjects on offer. If you are interested in visiting the school, do not hesitate to contact us via email or telephone.

Best Wishes,

Mr M Gibbon

Head Teacher

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Latest News

  • Glan Afan's Young Business Dragons are celebrating after winning through to the semi final of the Young Business Dragons 2014 'Smart Homes' Contest at the Aberavon Beach Hotel. Glan Afan's Year 10 team managed by Miss Hole, together with Ystalyfera, become Neath Port Talbot's representatives in the final, competing against four other Welsh Schools. This will be held at a prestigious event at the Marriot Hotel in Swansea later this year. Glan Afan's brilliant idea is a smart interactive wardrobe called Narnia, which chooses clothes for you in the season and gives you an outfit to wear. You can read about the Evening Post's account of the exciting semi - final here. You can check out Glan Afan's Narnia Twitter page here.​

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  • Do you love Wales’s natural spaces? The Welsh Assembly's 'Natural Resources Wales' department have organised a photography competition. They want you to enter photos of your friends having fun at the beach, in the woods, on a mountain or any natural environment you enjoy! For more details read the flyer here.


  • ​Glan Afan's RE department, under the supervision of Ms Withers, has been collecting food items for Harvest which have been donated to the Neath Port Talbot Foodbank​. The photograph​ shows  a group of Glan Afan pupils with representatives from the Foodbank charity.

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