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.         This is an embedded <a href="https://office.com" target="_blank" data-mce-href="https://office.com">Microsoft Office</a> presentation, powered by <a...
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...
The following were nominated the Primary Campus Captains. We wish them well as they carry out their duties. . Sadie Tucker Anthony. Lara Halfpenney. Mabon Jones. Lucy Callow. Isabel Owen. Cody Duckett. Louis Roberts. Liam Sully Attendance Officers Mattie Crompton and Phoenix Williams have been elected the attendance officers who will be in charge of monitoring the Primary Campus attendance...
The last few weeks of this term have been very busy for Key Stage 2 children who have been busy practising for the Christmas show: Cinderella Rockerfella is to be performed on Friday 15 December and Monday & Tuesday 18 & 19 December. The production has come to fruition thanks to the staff and children’s incredible team work as they practised singing, dancing, acting; also creating the set,...
School Improvement Plan 2017-2018   Ysgol Bro Hyddgen regularly aims to develop and progress; this is to ensure that we provide the best provision possible to our pupils so they may achieve to their full potential, and that they may do so in safe and happy environment.  In 2017 2018 these are the priorities we will be targeting within the school improvement plan. Post Inspction Improvement...
Giants of Wales 2: A film which will inspire children and young people to nurture pride in their Welsh identity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGqfgDTSvFk 
  During  activities week, 8 groups from Year 10 were very busy working on a product to promote Machynlleth as part of their Welsh Baccalaureate work.  A sale was held on Thursday afternoon and £301.38 was raised for the school mini bus fund. Having  listened to presentations from: Trouble Makers, Fflamiau, Cael o i Fewn, Mini Mach Fest, The 4 Musketeers, Machynlleth Legends, MIAMI ...
Activities week Years 8 and 9 2017! Throughout the last week, we’ve been doing a number of different activities with pupils in years 8 and 9.The rain on Monday didn’t dampen the spirits of pupils, and I’d like to thank them for being so enthusiastic throughout the week! On Monday pupils were given experiences in; surfing, photography (winners to be announced in the last week!), mountain...
Urdd National Eisteddfod 2017This year was another successful year for our pupils in the Eisteddfod with some performing on the main stage. It was pleasing again this year to see so many items reaching the Urdd Eisteddfod in both the primary and secondary campus and those items ranging from singing, dancing, acting and every pupil giving their best effort. 3rd - Folk duet Yr 10 under 19:...