Education

Virtually connected –top independent school has lessons for the world

Virtual lessons are keeping pupils around the world up to date with their studies thanks to a top North Wales independent school’s pioneering use of an online classroom. Students from Myddelton College in Denbigh are logging on to classes each day whether they’re in China, Nigeria or the Vale of Clwyd thanks to the magic […]

Gangsta Granny and Frankenstein book their places at top school

Gangsta Granny, Skulduggery Pleasant and Frankenstein were just some of the characters to be found strolling around the corridors of a leading North Wales independent school on World Book Day. Myddelton College students from dressed up as their favourite literary character and donated pre-loved books to the college’s expanding new library. Harry Mead, 12, of Connah’s […]

Pupils and care home residents celebrate St David’s Day in style

A group of crafty primary school pupils and care home residents have been celebrating St David’s Day in style. Six youngsters from Gwersyllt Community Primary School teamed up with residents of Pendine Park’s Bryn Bella, Highfield and Penybryn care homes to make heart-shaped garlands decorated with daffodils and dragons. They also coloured pictures of dragons […]

Top composer who performed with Queen legend thanks Wrexham copy firm for concert backing

A TOP composer who has performed with Queen legend Brian May and worked on prime-time TV programmes such as Coronation Street and Cold Feet is leading the band at a series of concerts involving 4,000 schoolchildren supported by a Wrexham copy firm. Youngsters from AmaSing, a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2017, are performing at venues […]

Schoolchildren celebrate being proud to be Welsh in St David’s Day campaign

SCHOOL children are encouraging TV viewers to celebrate being proud to be Welsh, after starring in a heart-warming campaign to raise awareness of cheese proudly made by farmers in North Wales. A television advert filmed to raise awareness of Dragon cheese, which is made with 100% Welsh milk by Wales’s oldest dairy farming co-operative, South […]

Nursery children make the most of unwanted pallets thanks to Wrexham distribution firm

CHILDREN at a Gresford nursery will be making the most of unwanted wooden pallets and old truck tyres donated by a Wrexham distribution firm. McCarthy Distribution, based on Wrexham Industrial Estate, delivered the items to Homestead Nursery where they will be used outside to construct treehouses, adventure trails and other structures for the children to […]

Pupils use flower power at care home

A group of kind-hearted primary schoolchildren used flower power to brighten up the lives of residents at a care home in Wrexham. The Year 5 and 6 pupils from Ysgol Bodhyfryd planted daffodils and other bulbs in flowerpots they decorated themselves and presented them to residents of Pendine Park’s Hillbury care home as a keepsake. […]

Green-fingered schoolchildren help food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees

A GREEN-FINGERED group of schoolchildren have helped a growing food distribution firm plant more than 500 trees as part of an ongoing commitment to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. Harlech Foodservice, which has its headquarters on Parc Bwyd, Llanystumdwy, near Criccieth, enlisted the skills of 10 youngsters, aged between seven and 11 from nearby Ysgol […]

Tuneful tots sing happy birthday to care home resident Norma, 78

Tuneful tots belted out happy birthday to retired office clerk Norma Porter when they paid a heart-warming visit to the care home where she lives. The children from Welsh language nurseries Cylch Meithrin Bro Alun and Cylch Meithrin Summerhill called to see residents at Pendine Park’s Hillbury care home in Wrexham. The visit was organised […]