Education

Bradley puts Downing Street on hold after bumper GCSE crop at John Bright

Year 11 head boy at Ysgol John Bright Bradley Hughes was voted the most likely to be prime minister by his fellow students but he’s putting that on hold after 14 Grade A and A stars at GCSE. He was among a bumper crop of results for the school which saw a ten per cent […]

Artistic youngsters join forces with care home residents to brighten up safety centre

Schoolchildren and care home residents are working hand in hand to produce a major new artwork at an award winning centre designed to keep children and young people safe. It is being created for the DangerPoint life skills activity centre by pupils of Gwersyllt Primary School who have built a strong bond with residents at […]

Great A level day for Ysgol John Bright as Cambridge-bound Ellis leads way

A National eisteddfod winner from Llandudno is heading for Cambridge University this October after a star-studded performance in his A-levels. Ysgol John Bright sixth former Ellis Thomas gained A stars in Music, French and Maths and is off to Downing College Cambridge in October. The 18-year-old from Penrhyn Bay, fresh from success at the National […]

New head appointed for fast-growing North Wales private school

A new head has been appointed at Myddelton College in Denbigh which is the second fastest growing private school in the UK. Andrew Allman, 39, said he was “proud and privileged” to take the helm at the co-educational day and boarding school which was recently hailed by inspectors as “a vibrant international learning community”. As […]

Young piano virtuoso Luke stars at top music festival

An internationally acclaimed young piano virtuoso from Wrexham will raise the curtain at a top music festival. Luke Jones, 23, will star alongside the Only Boys Aloud choir at the opening concert of the North Wales International Music Festival on Saturday, September 14. The festival at St Asaph Cathedral runs until Saturday, September 28, and […]

Headteacher vows to give pupils “the best possible life chances”

A headteacher has been hailed as a “fantastic leader” for the way she is driving up standards at the school. Ann Webb says she is determined to ensure all the pupils at Ysgol John Bright in Llandudno have the “best possible life chances” whatever they choose to do after leaving. Mrs Webb, who was appointed […]

F1 hero Tom inspires pupild at his old school in Denbigh

The remarkable story of Formula 1 hero Tom Pryce is inspiring the pupils at his old school in Denbigh to reach for their dreams. The youngsters in the two Year Six classes at Ysgol Frongoch were given a special treat when they were given a close-up look at a Formula Ford racing car like the […]

Wheelchair basketball star Alex ready to take on the world

A talented young wheelchair basketball star from Deganwy has been called up for the Great Britain Under-22 squad preparing for next year’s European Championships. Alex Wilson, 15, from Deganwy, a student at Ysgol John Bright, in Llandudno, is now training hard at regular sessions in Sheffield with the squad’s top coaches. Alex was born with […]

New head appointed for fast-growing North Wales private school

A new head has been appointed at Myddelton College in Denbigh which is the second fastest growing private school in the UK. Andrew Allman, 39, said he was “proud and privileged” to take the helm at the co-educational day and boarding school which was recently hailed by inspectors as “a vibrant international learning community”. As […]