Ysgol Eirias
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News Archive

For 2019. There are 48 entries ...

January

Eirias students light candles for the Holocaust

Monday, 28 January 2019

Eirias pupils in a moving memorial day

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Ysgol Eirias Engineering pupils head "Into Orbit"

Monday, 28 January 2019

Pupils from the Lego Engineering Club entered into this year's First Lego League.

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A Crystal talk at Ysgol Eirias

Thursday, 24 January 2019

​Over 200 A Level Language students were fortunate enough to spend the day with Professor David Crystal at Eirias on Monday 21st January.

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Year 11 mathematics class hit the mark

Monday, 21 January 2019

Magnificent maths class make Eirias history

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Former Eirias Head Girl, Lowri Roberts, shows film at London Short Film Festival

Thursday, 17 January 2019

​Lowri Roberts, a former Ysgol Eirias ​head girl, has had her self-funded graduate film; GIRL, shown at the London Short Film Festival

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Harry shares his American Experience

Monday, 14 January 2019

​Alumni student Harry Ellis returned to Eirias this week to share his experiences of working in summer camps in the USA over the last 3 years.

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February

North Wales Great Debate for the Historical Association

Thursday, 21 February 2019

The History Department hosted the north Wales Great Debate for the Historical Association this week

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Public speaking success

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Impressive discussion leads to competition at Glyndwr University

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Watch out London! Here comes Ysgol Eirias!

Thursday, 14 February 2019

​​40 students from Ygsol Eirias took over London on Saturday 9thand Sunday 10th February.​

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Eisteddfod Ysgol Eirias 2019

Thursday, 07 February 2019

Roedd Chwefror y 1af yn ddiwrnod cyffrous iawn yn Ysgol Eirias- diwrnod Eisteddfod 2019!

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Are you entitled to a free school meal?

Wednesday, 06 February 2019

You could save £430 per year for each child if you applied and qualified

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March

Sixth form jazz up their grey matter for red nose day

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Sixth form students came to school with a slightly different look on Friday

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Eirias pupils at Conwy Youth Service Achievement Awards

Thursday, 21 March 2019

'Ysgol Eirias pupils attended the Conwy Youth Service Achievement Awards last night in Theatre Colwyn.

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Mary’s Meals Community Challenge

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Completing the Community Challenge in Welsh Baccalaureate by Ella Jones

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Year 5 technology transition session ends in a paddle boat race

Thursday, 07 March 2019

​Year 5 pupils from Ysgol Pen-y-Bryn and Ysgol Cystennin visited Ysgol Eirias for an exciting session racing paddle boats.

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Oak Foundation contribution turns up the volume in drama

Thursday, 07 March 2019

​Thank you to The Oak Foundation, a group of former students, who after a reunion event, have raised funds on behalf of the school.

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April

A Level Classics students enjoy a successful odyssey to Athens

Monday, 29 April 2019

Students studying A Level Classics and A Level Literature took part in an Easter trip to the birthplace of Western Philosophy

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National Tests for Key Stage 3 Pupils
Profion Cenedlaethol i Ddisgyblion Cyfnod Allweddol 3

Thursday, 11 April 2019

The National Literacy and Numeracy tests will be taking place after the Easter break.

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Year 12 computer scientists register a fantastic achievement for best use of information technology

Thursday, 04 April 2019

Resilience prevails for Year 12 computer science students

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May

Gwyn Jones wins Business Manager of the year at the Professional Teaching Awards Cymru

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Ysgol Eirias Business Manager, Gwyn Jones, wins National award.

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Eirias students in national final of wheel chair basketball league.

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Rebecca Ganley and Luke Ravenscroft make tracks to the final

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June

​Jack and Phil win top Scouts award

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Congratulations to Year 13 student Jack Harvey and ex-student Phil Higton for achieving the Queen Scout Award at Windsor.

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Former student reaches for the skies

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

​Eirias alumni student, Alec Wignall returned to school this week to provide a talk to Year 12 students

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Caity receives gold award at the Palace

Thursday, 06 June 2019

​Congratulations to Caity Mathews in Year 13 who recently received her Gold Duke of Edinburgh award at Buckingham Palace.

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​Double Wheelchair Basketball success for Eirias students

Thursday, 06 June 2019

Rebecca Ganley and Luke Ravenscroft achieved double success in the Wheelchair Basketball National Championships

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Celebrating the Class of 2019

Thursday, 06 June 2019

The Class of 2019 leave in style at Venue Cymru

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July

Summer showcase

Thursday, 18 July 2019

​On Thursday July 11th a talented group of students from every year group took to the stage to entertain and wow audiences.

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Commendation for Eirias Finance teacher at the Moneywise Personal Finance Teachers of the Year 2019 awards

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Mrs. Butler was nominated by ex pupil Gracie Macauley for her innovative teaching of finance

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Nursing masterclasses

Monday, 15 July 2019

Year 12 students interested in Nursing and health care courses have been able to attend a series of masterclasses this week as they begin their preparations for university applications.

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​Alumni talks

Monday, 15 July 2019

Year 12 students have been treated to a range of alumni talks from ex-students recently to investigate different Pathways after Sixth Form.

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Year 7 pupils get a taste for the outdoors in Cornwall

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

​Year 7 pupils enjoyed a weekend of outdoor adventure activities in Bude.

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Routes into Languages Cymru Spelling Bee 2019

Monday, 15 July 2019

Language learners lead the way!

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August

Succeeding Together at Ysgol Eirias

Thursday, 22 August 2019

GCSE students at Ysgol Eirias are this week celebrating excellent results!

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Eirias A Level students celebrate results success

Thursday, 15 August 2019

Following this year’s accolade of being one of the TES top ten schools for A Level performance, Ysgol Eirias has demonstrated clearly why it deserves that place.

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September

European Day of Languages celebrations at Eirias

Monday, 30 September 2019

We celebrated European Day of Languages last week at Ysgol Eirias with lots of different activities in class and around school.

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Biolog at Aberffraw

Monday, 23 September 2019

​Biology pupils took to Aberffraw beach recently to survey in the sand dunes and complete statistical tests with data.

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October

Eirias student receives London Institute of Banking and Finance award

Friday, 25 October 2019

Alex recently achieved one of the top grades for Financial Capability.

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French students travel to the Côte d'Opale

Monday, 21 October 2019

Students travelled to the Opal Coast to experience life, food, and fun the French way. Written by Isabelle Oliver

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Geography fieldwork at Talacre

Tuesday, 08 October 2019

Geography pupils had the chance to participate in fieldwork on location at Talacre beach recently

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A Level Finance students at Handelsbanken

Tuesday, 08 October 2019

​Year 13 students had the opportunity to attend a breakfast meeting with an introduction to branch and corporate banking with Handelsbanken.

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November

Question time at Eirias

Monday, 25 November 2019

​Year 13 students were able to engage in a lively ‘Question Time’ style hustings event recently prior to the general election.

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​​​Osian Roberts is the winner of the Young Volunteer Conwy Sports Awards 2019​

Monday, 25 November 2019

​​​Osian Roberts is the winner of the Young Volunteer Conwy Sports Awards 2019​

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Expressive Arts from Eirias to the West End for a bit of modern Shakespeare.

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Ysgol Eirias hit the theatres of London to see new musical "& Juliet"

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Eirias A Level student wins North Wales regional heat of The Great Debate

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Year 12 student debated: "Should we judge Historical figures by the morals of today?"

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Gallery visit for A Level artists

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

A Level students visit Manchester and Whitworth art gallaries

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December

Mental health and Cyber bullying session from YouTube Vlogger Samantha Harvey
by Oliver Rothnie

Wednesday, 04 December 2019

Vlogger and singer Samantha Harvey visit to Eirias to discuss mental health and cyberbullying

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