All posts by: Jen Davies

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Our Sixth Form Open Evening will be held on Wednesday 31st January 2018. It will be located in the Upper School Hall from 6pm – 8pm Please join us for a range of showcase presentations demonstrating how Brynteg School can help your son or daughter achieve their full potential in our Sixth Form. All Welcome! For more information […]

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 86 placements were awarded across the whole of Wales and Brynteg students: Michalina Fabian, Megan Hamilton, Isabella Jarvisto and […]

Young Enterprise make the connection between school and the world of work, enabling young people to develop the knowledge and attitudes they need to succeed, building on 8 key skills: Communication, Confidence, Financial Capability, Initiative, Organisation, Problem-solving, Teamwork and Resilience. On 30th November our year 12 Young Enterprise company ‘Diverge’ attended the Young Enterprise Christmas Trade […]

Brynteg will be supporting the Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day appeal on Friday 15th December. If desired pupils are welcome to wear their Christmas jumpers on the day (school trousers or skirts are still required to be worn). Recommended donation of £1 to be paid to form teachers on the day.  

On Friday 17th November a group of year 9 girls visited Cardiff University School of Computer Science and informatics for their Cyber Girls First Day. The event is directed at girls who enjoy ICT to promote future study of Computer Science. They were given an insight into the career opportunities available in programming and cyber security. Only […]

What a fantastic day out in Bristol on 22nd November with our lovely sixth form art students. Grayson Perry, Banksy and Bristol Museum were great sources of inspiration for coursework development. In other news the totem pole crests are developing really well in Mrs Gregory’s classroom. Well done 8S, 8Y and 8E. Year 11’s have made an excellent start […]

Year 11 excelled themselves last term when they participated in mock interviews with local employers. The event was once again arranged in conjunction with our partners Careers Wales. Employers and providers included: Careers Wales, Bridgend County Borough Council, The Fire Service, Lloyds Bank (our school business partners), Cardiff and Vale College and a range of STEM […]

Brynteg pupils in years 12 and 13, who are interested in studying medicine, have been invited to take part in the Widening Access to Medicine Mentoring Scheme. The scheme is run by medical students at Cardiff University who will mentor our pupils through their applications with the end goal of increasing successful applications from Welsh-domiciled […]

On Friday 10th November Brynteg pupils were involved in a Remembrance service where they observed a minutes silence. This is an important day for the school community. The school orchestra have been diligently rehearsing and their performance during the service should be commended. The Orchestra in attendance were: Joe Elliot, Evan Laidler, Jessica Craddock, Thomas Zielinski, […]