All posts by: Jen Davies

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On Wednesday 12th July a group of pupils accompanied by Mrs Beesley and Mrs Fender visited the West End for the matinee performance of ‘An American in Paris’. After a detour of London due to King Phillipe of Spain’s state visit the group arrived at the Dominion Theatre excited and in good spirit thanks to […]

Four of our accomplished brass players recently performed with the Bridgend County Youth Symphonic Brass Ensemble at the National Music for Youth Festival in Birmingham on Thursday July 6th. Owain Evans (Year 13) trombone, Abigail Linforth (Year 11) French Horn, Dafydd Rees (Year 9) trombone and Joe Elliott (Year 8) percussion. The ensemble impressed the […]

The sun as well as our talented pupils shone for the music department’s annual Summer Proms Concert on Tuesday 4 July. A varied programme ensured that there was a genre of music for everyone’s taste from folk and traditional Welsh music to compositions from our Year 7 pupils using Beethoven’s ‘Ode to Joy’ as their […]

The Design and Technology department held a three day Transition activity for Year 5 pupils from our feeder primary schools: Litchard, Oldcastle, Brackla, Tremains and Penybont. In total 245 pupils visited us during Monday 10th to Wednesday 12th of July. The Year 5 pupils thoroughly enjoyed their time at Brynteg.

During the morning of 27th and 28th of June Year 6 pupils attended a Numeracy Transition morning held by our Mathematics Department. Year 6 are shown in the photographs receiving their new Year 7 mathematics books and working hard to solve the mystery of who stole Mrs Kinsey’s biscuits from the staff room!    

On Monday 26th June we celebrated the excellence of pupils’ work from Years 7 to 13 produced this year in the Expressive Arts Celebration Evening. The evening hosted by Harvey Jones of Year 13 and Georgia Coombs of Year 12, begun with a varied programme of high quality performances in the Lower Hall from the […]

On Tuesday 27th June Brynteg welcomed our annual visit from our friends from Louisiana. The Louisiana Team from First West Baptist Church, West Monroe led by Mark Fenn, have visited Brynteg as part of the Bridgend Louisiana Churches partnership for nine years. Each year the Team bring a special guest; this year’s guest was the […]

Dydd Mercher, Mehefin 28: ‘BEATBOX BONANZA’ YN YSGOL BRYNTEG! All year 10 Welsh Full Course GCSE pupils were given an opportunity to watch and work with Welsh beat-boxer, rapper and producer Ed Holden, aka Mr Phormula, last week. With a career as diverse as the Welsh landscape within which he is rooted Mr Phormula’s inspired […]

The desire to ‘Leave a Legacy’ was inspired by Edgaras Skorochodovas’ work experience in Beynon’s Dental Surgery in Bridgend where he was trained in how to use a defibrillator and so Year 13 started fundraising for a defibrillator last summer term with a car wash. The year group’s fundraising activities continued throughout the year with […]

In May, members of the Debating Club and twenty students from Year 9 were given a unique insight into a new website called Oxplore by a team from The University of Oxford. The aim of the interactive site is to encourage students to explore high level questions and to complete a number of tasks […]

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