Bryn Elian News

Bryn Elian Celebrate Exceptional 2017 A Level Results

blogEntryTopperOnce again, we are delighted by the outstanding results achieved by our dedicated and hard working pupils with 2017 giving us one of our best Post 16 performance results. All students gained qualifications with a very high percentage of pupils gaining A*/A or equivalent in at least one subject area and approaching a third gaining at least 2 A* or A grades. This stunning figure is matched by the number of pupils who gained 2 or more A levels at grades A*-C, through our academically rigorous curriculum. Yet again, all pupils, without exception, left with qualifications Read More…

TechEx Team at Cardiff Award Ceremony

blogEntryTopperOur young enterprise group, Tech-Ex won the national award for ‘Best Use of ICT and Social Media’ in Cardiff on the 15th June, in the Young Enterprise Wales Company Awards 2017.

The group of Year 12 students have been amazing and have completely exceeded all expectations - they deserve praise and admiration for their talent, skills and enthusiasm!! The students competing in Cardiff were Zoe Boughen, Scott Lawley, Rees Sheldon and Ben Walsh ñ others in the team are Zak Walker, Dorothy Gough and Jack Hughes. Read More…

Bugsy Malone Performance

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The Bryn Elian Performing Arts department will be performing Bugsy Malone in the School Theatre on Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th of July from 7.30pm. Tickets cost £5 and are available from Mrs Hildrew.

D of E Award Ceremony at Buckingham Palace

blogEntryTopperThe school wishes to congratulate former pupils Sam Crossland, Chloe Jones, Isabella Jones, Owen Jones, Callum Ellis and James Randle who were presented with their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday 25th May 2017. During Year 12 and 13 at Bryn Elian, the students worked hard to achieve all elements of the award, such as expedition, voluntary service and residential voluntary work, whilst juggling heavy commitments in their academic studies. The Duke himself was in attendance and spoke warmly with the group. The awards were presented by Jess Eddie, the Olympic rowing champion. Congratulations to all on such a magnificent achievement.

Bryn Elian's Got Talent Final 2017

blogEntryTopperOn Thursday 11th May, thirty three pupils performed in the final of “Bryn Elian’s Got Talent” for an audience of over 140 people. They performed a variety of acts including singing, dancing, instrumental solos and group, comedy double acts and even a Yo-yo demonstration. The judges were very impressed and had a difficult time deciding on the winners. First place was awarded to Cara and Cassie Parry who sang and played the ukulele, second place to Emma Tustin playing the harp and third place to Talia Ryan who sang. Congratulations to all who took place, a brilliant night.

Headteacher Eithne Hughes Wins Prestigious Teaching Award

blogEntryTopperCongratulations to our Headteacher, Mrs. Eithne Hughes OBE on her recent success in the inaugural Professional Teaching Awards Cymru.

Mrs. Hughes won the award for Promoting Collaboration to Improve Learning Opportunities, recognising the work she has led in the school on a number of projects, including ICT, transition, thinking skills and many aspects of pedagogy.

The award was presented by the Cabinet Secretary for Education on Sunday 7th May in a lovely ceremony at Cardiff City Hall. Read More…