Following a Full Meeting of the Governing Body held on 24th May it was decided not to make any changes to the language structure of the school in September 2018.  This decision was made in response to  concerns raised by the community.  The Governors will contact Powys soon to start a process of collecting the opinion of the local community and the school’s catchment area. 
On Thursday 8 March everyone was invited to come to school dressed as their favourite character out of a book. During the morning, the head pupils, Mared Jones and Erwan Jones went around all the classes to judge the costumes. Congratulations to Chloe (Derwen class), Kitty (Masarnen class), Coco (Celynen class) and Elin (Onnen class) for particularly creative costumes. The school would like to...
On Tuesday 27 February everyone in Year 4 & 5 had the opportunity to enjoy a dramatic presentation of the history of the Welsh language. This was a one man, interactive show which was dynamically presented by the well known Welsh actor, Llion Williams. The children were taken back to the time of Henry VIII, the Bishop William Morgan, The Treason of the Blue Books and the Welsh Not before...
On Thursday 15 March, Siân James held nursery rhyme workshops with the Foundation Phase children and also with Derwen class. The children were enchanted by the harp and Siân’s beautiful voice. The children thoroughly enjoyed singing some of the traditional Welsh songs including ‘Oes Gafr Eto’ – ‘Any More Goats?’. It was a valuable musical experience provided by means of the Welsh...
On Friday, March 9th, over 20 professionals from various occupational backgrounds ventured to Bro Hyddgen from around the country to ask our year 13 some challenging questions as part of their mock interviews. Before stepping out to the ‘real world’ we like to think that our students leave the sixth form with successful qualifications and also valuable skills, including interview skills. Many...
On the 9th of February 2018, I attended a Geography fieldwork trip to Iceland. I enjoyed the plane journey there and back and I also enjoyed seeing all of the views within Thingvellir National Park. I learnt that there was a lot of burger restaurants and that their currency is Kroner – day to day life was in many ways similar to ours, but we also experienced the worst snowstorm Iceland has seen...
We would like to inform you of a recent increase in notifications of scarlet fever to Public Health Wales. There were 476 cases in the first 8 weeks of 2018, compared to 295 in the same period in 2017. For more information see the link below: http://www.brohyddgen.powys.sch.uk/correspondence/Llythyrau%20-%20Letters/Scarlet%20fever%20-%20amended%20English.%20docx.pdf
Ysgol Bro Hyddgen is proud to have won the UNESCO award recently, for all the work undertaken across the key stages in promoting peace, sustainable development and global citizenship.  In 180 countries globally, 10000 schools have won the UNESCO accreditation, and winning this award reflects the commitment and hard work which happens across the school throughout the year in developing...
World Book Day 2018 - http://www.worldbookday.com/ Help us spread the word that reading together for JUST 10 MINUTES A DAY can make a crucial difference to a child’s future.   What about trying an audio book?   http://www.worldbookday.com/world-of-stories/?dm_i=35S3,NSMU,5O7RVX,2G3TA,1       This is an embedded <a href="https://office.com" target="_blank"...
A very successful Science and Physical Education transition day was held this half term. Year 6 had the opportunity to complete Science experiments in the secondary campus laboratories. The day was very successful as Year 6 students continued to get to know the school, the teachers and make new friends . There will be another opportunity to visit the secondary campus in the new year.
The sports captains: Olivia, Wesley, Connor and Nathan along with Finlay and Jake from Year 5 were selected to be Sports Ambassadors. The 6 received training at Ysgol Llanbrynmair  on Tuesday 26th September with Jonathon Roberts, the Community Sports Development Officer, along with the Silver Sports Ambassadors from the Secondary Campus: Craig and Sophie. It was great to see the 6 bronze...
This year myself and Ffion Haf Davies were appointed the Urdd ambassadors for our school. Our role is to ensure the school enrols fully with the opportunities available from the Urdd and take part in as many activities as possible through the medium of Welsh. So far we have been volunteering with the senior Urdd group for years 7-9 by holding arts, crafts and cooking. After attending a County...
Once more this year many of the primary campus children competed successfully at local level with Louis Roberts, Finlay Thapa, Amelia Garrod, Betsan Behnan & Liam Reading winning individual races; also Year 3 & 4 boys & Year 5 & g girls won the freestyle relay races and Year 5 & 6 boys and girls won the medley relay races. Special congratulations to Louis Roberts for winning the Year 5 & 6 boys...
Pupils in the Junior Department celebrated T Llew Jones Day on Wednesday 11 October by sharing and enjoying his poetry. During the day, pupils read and performed the famous poet’s work. In Helygen class, the pupils were inspired to write their own haikus based on the themes explored by T. Llew Jones in his poetry, while pupils in Afallen, responded creatively to the poem ‘Y Lleidr...
This term Year 7 have been working on a Growth Mindset project. During the project, the pupils have learnt the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset and also how they can develop growth mindset. Year 7 will be inviting parents in to see their work on the 15th of January 2018.    
Since September 2016 the custom of celebrating achievement and effort has been established on the Primary Campus whereby a pupil is nominated from each class once a week for the Head Teacher’s Award. The nominees are announced in the assembly, held every Friday afternoon. Since October 2017, the winners have the honour of sitting on the sofa, donated to the school by Mrs Gwenfair Glyn. As you...
Once again this year pupils and teachers at Ysgol Bro Hyddgen came together on both campuses to collect an honourable amount of money for Children in Need. Pyjamas was the theme for the primary campus as the children arrived at school in their nightwear. On the secondary campus the sixth form students worked diligently preparing activities such as a football match against the teachers, a cake...
  As a school we are very proud to be able to welcome so many students to Year 12 this year. Many students form year 11 decided to continue with their education here at Bro Hyddgen with many joining us from nearby schools. 52 students have started in the lower sixth form this September with 17 of those from either Ysgol Bro Idris, Ysgol Tywyn, Ysgol Penglais or Ysgol Ardudwy, Harlech.  The...
School Council News During the past term, we as a School Council, have been discussing what makes a good lesson. It was decided that the Head Pupils would continue with this work to create a definite structure of what the elements are needed to achieve a good lesson. The Council also decided that it would be nice to hold an activity for Dementia Friends, the school's charity last year, to...