Bryn Elian News

Estyn Award for Excellence in Education

blogEntryTopperHeadteacher, Eithne Hughes represented the school at an award ceremony in Cardiff where Ysgol Bryn Elian was one of only three secondary schools in the whole of Wales to be presented with a prestigious award recognising excellence in education and training.
In particular, the school was singled out for its inspirational leadership and highly effective work in developing pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills.

The award was presented by Chief Inspector for Wales, Meinir Rowlands and the Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams.

Careers Reward for Ysgol Bryn Elian

blogEntryTopperYsgol Bryn Elian has got the grade after receiving the prestigious Careers Wales Mark for the second time.

The accolade, which recognises a commitment to continuous quality improvement within an educational institution, was awarded to Ysgol Bryn Elian for its dedication and enthusiasm in preparing and supporting young people entering the world of work or continuing in education. Read More…

Awards Evening 2016

blogEntryTopperOn the evening of September 15th, Ysgol Bryn Elian held their 20th Annual Awards Evening which is a special event rewarding pupils for academic success and progress, across all three Key Stages. There are also special awards for Pupil of the Year, Head Girl and Head Boy. This year Richard Scott was awarded the Pupil of the Year, his teachers describing him as “A pupil who scored extremely high GCSE scores” and is described by his old form tutor, Miss Way as “having a mature attitude towards his academic studies as well as his interests outside school”. Read More…