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Letter to Learners from Qualifications Wales containing information booklet for parents/carers/learners on the appeal process for the Centre Determined Grades process

A note to learners and parents of Years 11, 12 and 13 and also Learners in Year 10 doing GCSE English Literature

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Update for Parents and Carers from the Headteacher

Learners in Years 11, 12 or 13: Please find a copy of the Centre Assessment Policy for the awarding of centre determined grades. This policy has been approved by the exam board, the WJEC and the Governing Body
Centre Assessment Policy

Years 11, 12 and 13 have been given an e-mail copy of their schedule today covering when, over the next 7 weeks, the school will be carrying out Evidence Gathering Sessions in each of their subjects in order to be able to determine the Centre Determined Grades for GCSE, AS and A Level.

Letter to Parents and Learners in Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 regarding the Centre Determined Grading system

Updated LFT Letter for Parents

Under the current Welsh Government Guidance Years 10-13 are to be offered COVID-19 LFT Self-Testing Kits. Testing is voluntary, but individuals are strongly encouraged to take up the offer to further reduce the risk of asymptomatic transmission. Testing will be conducted at home, by the student, with parental help. Testing is to be conducted on Sunday evening and Wednesday evening.

LFT Testing kits will be issued to students after their parents/guardians have completed the Parent Consent Form using this Microsoft Forms link

Annual Governors Report 2020-21 - a printed copy is available on request

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

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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

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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

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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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