Monthly Archives: November 2016

A number of our Year 12 Product Design students took advantage of an opportunity to spend three days at university prior to making their UCAS application provided by Head Start Cymru and the Engineering Education Scheme Wales. Headstart Cymru is a residential summer school; our students stayed in typical undergraduate accommodation at the university, and […]

Ten Year 11 pupils currently studying GCSE Product Design and the BTEC Engineering course have successfully been accepted onto a twelve week training programme at Bridgend Ford. Students have been attending the Saturday clubs and are currently working through three modules studying Mechanical, Electrical and Systems Engineering. Based at the Waterton Technology Centre in Bridgend […]

On 26th September, 20 GCSE French students and 2 teachers from Brynteg and Bryntirion Schools said goodbye to their schools and families for a week to take part in the annual French exchange trip with the students of Collège Chambéry in Villenave-d’Ornon, Bridgend’s French twinned town. There was a buzz of excitement (and some nerves!) […]

On Friday 14th October some of our brightest Year 11, 12 and 13 students were provided with the opportunity to meet with Professor Matthew Williams (our link tutor at Oxford University). Year 11 students were asked to think critically about the origin of words and their meanings and generated some of their own new words. […]