A letter will go out today to launch our new SIMS Parent App that will help with school-home communication, please download the letter which contains a more detailed user guide if required

Information on the National literacy and numeracy tests for Years 7, 8 and 9

The Education Minister, Kirsty Williams has this afternoon announced the fact that there will be no examinations for GCSE, AS or A level this Summer, Summer of 2021. At the moment we have very little information in relation to what will replace them but will keep you posted on further developments

Estyn survey for parents and learners

We are being asked by the Minister for Education to review how well schools, PRUs and the community is being supported. This survey will help share effective parctice across Wales and identify what might be done differently if there is further disruption. We are looking for the views of school staff, governors, parents/carers and learners

Collecting attendance and personal characteristics data from schools September 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and schools having to adapt to new ways of working, we need to be able to collect attendance data more frequently than once a year. Collecting up-to-date information will support us and help provide the evidence we need to understand the impact that the pandemic has had on attendance. Please download the letter from the link above for more information from Welsh Government.

School Day

  • 8.30am Morning Registration
  • 8.45am Lesson 1
  • 9:45am Lesson 2
  • 10.45am Morning break
  • 11:00am Lesson 3
  • 12.00pm Lesson 4
  • 13:00pm Lunch break
  • 13.45pm Lesson 5
  • 14:45pm End of school for pupils

email: info@brynelian.conwy.sch.uk | Phone: 01492 518215

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Further information about Bryn Elian can be found in our prospectus along with our extensive range of courses in our school prospectus and sixth form prospectus

Parent Letters

Download the latest letters, newsletters and other important school information for parents here

School Curriculum

The school offers a wide range of curriculm courses. For more detailed information on each subject view our curriculum options here


All pupils are expected to wear the school uniform correctly. By wearing the uniform a pupil is endorsing his or her pride in being a member of Ysgol Bryn Elian. More information about Bryn Elian's school uniform code can be found here

School Contacts

If you need to contact a certain member of staff please find a list of useful school contacts here


WisePay offers a secure, convenient means of payment for many school services including daily school dinners, school trips or events and music tuition. Access the WisePay online payment portal

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About our School

  • large attractive campus on the edge of open fields
  • Fully equipped theatre for large scale productions
  • Each classroom equipped with interactive white board and data projector
  • Music suite with up to date technology
  • Dedicated learning support area
  • Full ALNCo support
  • 6 fully equipped ICT rooms
  • Well equipped science laboratories
  • All-weather sports pitch and tennis courts

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