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Surge in extra-curricular sports at top 5 school could lead to fall in absenteeism

A SECONDARY school has experienced a surge in pupils taking part in extra-curricular sport. Learners at Ysgol Eirias in Colwyn Bay have engaged with football, rugby, basketball, dodgeball, badminton, hockey, volleyball, netball, and gymnastics sessions more than 5,000 times since…

Top independent school on rebrand, redevelopment and 2024 vision ahead of taster event

PROSPECTIVE pupils will experience the exciting new chapter being written at a leading independent school. Following a period of significant investment and redevelopment, St Gerard’s School will host a taster day for learners and families tomorrow (Tuesday). The cherished Bangor…

Number 4 high school in Wales attracting sixth formers ahead of ‘opportunities event’

A SECONDARY school ranked in the top five in Wales is attracting students from across the region to its award-winning sixth form. Ysgol Eirias in Colwyn Bay is preparing for an ‘Opportunities Evening Event’ that will showcase its post-16 offering and academic support. The school – listed fourth in Wales…

Revamp, investment and celebrity visit for leading Welsh independent school

ST GERARD’S SCHOOL has undergone a period of significant development and investment in past months. Improvements have been made to the building and gardens at the beloved Bangor institution, in addition to new fencing, better access, signage, lighting and landscaping….

Top 5 high school continues conservation work by planting thousands of flowers in community

A SECONDARY school promoting conservation in its community planted thousands of flowers and plants as part of a sustainability project. Following their incredible efforts in collecting more than 12,000 pieces of litter from beaches and parks during the summer, pupils…

School receives illustrious family award for helping parents improve the lives of their children

YSGOL EIRIAS has been lauded for its work in helping parents and carers improve the lives of their children.  The Colwyn Bay secondary school is one of just a handful in North Wales to receive the Investors in Families Bronze Award. The quality…

School DofE figures surge in tandem with record-breaking year for youth organisation

THE number of children signing up to the Duke Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award at a leading school has risen in tandem with national figures. Ysgol Eirias in Colwyn Bay has enjoyed a surge in pupils beginning the youth scheme over the…

Specialist school unveils new sixth form and plans for future growth

AN INDEPENDENT care and education business plans for further growth after an excellent Estyn inspection. And Bryn Tirion Hall School has unveiled a new sixth form at its Caergwrle site to meet demand and support vulnerable children with special needs…