Monthly Archives: October 2017

Year 12 students enjoyed a three day field trip from 18th-20th October in order to complete their AS Geography field studies. Dale Fort provides an ideal base for exploring the spectacular scenery of The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. All students worked so hard and were complimented by the centre staff and other visiting staff. Year 12 […]

On Friday 13th October the year 11 catering class, Mr Herdman and Miss Jarrett delivered their homemade apple crumbles to the Huggard centre. The centre is a Cardiff based charity tackling homelessness and one which seeks to overcome the problems and barriers that force individuals to sleep rough. The day centre is open 365 days […]

The whole of year 11 had an enjoyable morning out at the Skills Cymru Career’s Fayre in Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on 11th October. Students were given the opportunity to speak to all of the Welsh universities, where they were given sound advice about future courses and grade expectations. Local colleges were also in attendance. They […]

On 17th October GCSE and A-Level pupils took part in CPR training as part of the restart a heart at Brynteg. Restart a heart day is an initiative which aims to train as many people as possible in CPR, so that more people know these life saving skills. Mr Rosser would like to see every […]

Year 12 visited the University of South Wales in Pontypridd recently to take part in the year 12 Young Enterprise Event. They delivered a Dragons Den style presentation on their big idea to a team of judges and they were successfully awarded the prize for best presentation. Brynteg pupils were great ambassadors for the school. […]

On the weekend of October 21st year 13 art students from Brynteg were involved in exhibiting their artwork in an open house as part of the Made in Roath Arts festival in Cardiff. The event in its 5th year was very popular with visitors viewing the exhibited work. It is obvious that our students have […]

As part of our on going commitment to educating the whole school community about eSafety and safe online behaviour we would like to highlight some internet resources produced by Welsh Government. There is a number of these, some aimed at parents and carers, and some at students: For Parents: A parent and carer’s guide to […]

After completing the three sections of physical, skills and volunteering, we prepared for our final expedition. We first completed a training event and a practice expedition. The training involved us learning how to do basic map reading, alongside a teacher for one day and one night. The practice involved the group walking for two days […]

From the 21st to the 24th of September, twelve students completed a four day expedition for their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Over this period, the pupils would have to be self-sufficient, carrying all of their food, drink, shelter and other supplies without any outside help. Combined with the mountainous Brecon landscape, this was inevitably […]

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