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Dear Parent/ Carer, I would like to share the school’s good news with you. Brynteg has now been placed in the top category for each of the elements that make up National School Categorisation for the second year in succession. Standards Group Improvement Capacity Support Category 1 A Green Whilst National School Categorisation is just […]

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. […]

Next time you are in the upper school hall take a closer look at the rear wall. Below the roll calls of former pupils who have given their lives in the service of their country is a small brass plague. It commemorates former Brynteg pupil Sgt Cyril Stephens who was killed in action when his […]

In September Brynteg Comprehensive School were very happy to be shortlisted for the LACA Welsh region Recognition of Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate and recognise the outstanding achievements in education catering in Wales. On October 20th 2016 Brynteg Comprehensive School won the award! It was presented to Brynteg Comprehensive School at the Vale Resort Hotel […]

The Nuffield Foundation supports work experience for Year 12 students who are studying Science (including Psychology), Technology, Engineering and Maths at A Level. Placements are available in universities, commercial companies, voluntary organisations and research institutions. Only 82 placements were awarded across the whole of Wales and Brynteg students Brittany Jenkins, Carys Sheard, Ellie Thomas-Williams successfully […]

The year 7’s had their first hockey fixture against Y dderwen. All girls put in a solid performance and showed many of the new skills they have been practising in training which led to them winning both matches 5-1 and 3-2. Goals came from Lauren McCarthy, Mollie Carp, Fern Jenkins. Lucy John (all 1 goal […]

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