All posts by: Jen Davies

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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 […]

October 2017 Dear Parent/Carer, We hope that your child has settled well into Brynteg and is enjoying the wide range of learning opportunities that Brynteg has to offer. Feedback from parents has been very positive in terms of the transition arrangements and this has certainly helped in ensuring that pupils settle more quickly and smoothly […]

We were delighted to welcome so many people from the local community to our school on September 28th for Brynteg’s annual open evening. We had visitors from across Bridgend, but it was particularly pleasing for us to be able to welcome so many parents, carers and students from our cluster primary schools. There was so […]

On Friday 29th September Brynteg school hosted a Macmillan Coffee Morning during break time. The event was organised by the sixth form and they did a fantastic job at co-ordinating the event across the school. Pupils and staff could choose from an array of cake donations and the event proved very popular. A huge thank you […]

Brynteg have continued to forge strong links with the Oxplore website – the home of Big Questions.   In the summer term, year 9 pupils and Debating Club members evaluated the Oxplore site and provided suggestions for improvement. Feedback from the pupils was comprehensive and informative and the Oxplore team were impressed with their ideas and knowledge […]

The Band of the Welsh Guards visit Wednesday 4th October 2017 Looks who’s coming to visit us. The Band of the Welsh Guards Director of Music: Lt Col K F N Roberts The Band of the Welsh Guards was formed in 1915 in the same year as the Regiment, and carried out its first King’s Guard […]

Congratulations to Dylan Thomas, Halle Bletsoe, Shannon Treharne and Anya Nunn who made it through to the Semi Final of Cardiff University’s Life Science Challenge. Mrs C Allen supported the pupils in the national competition. In spite of some impressive performances in certain rounds, they were narrowly beaten by Bishop Vaughan School in a nail […]

Brynteg Comprehensive School once again hosted the Bridgend Spelling Bee in June. The annual event was well attended, with five local schools participating this year: Brynteg, Porthcawl, Cynffig, Maesteg and Pencoed. Cara Sweeney, William Furlong and Amelia Penny (now of year 8) represented Brynteg. They worked very hard in the run up to the competition, learning spelling […]

Tuesday 26th September was the European Day of Languages. This is an event which is held across Europe and it celebrates linguistic diversity in Europe, encourages language learning and promotes intercultural understanding. Brynteg School pupils celebrated this event on Tuesday 26th September through a range of activities held during the lunch break. These included an […]