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Saving Lives at Sea

Congratulations to Martha in Year 12, who has recently become the newest recruit to RNLI’s Conwy crew…

Posted 9 December 2022
A career in law?

Students from years 10 to 13 attended a careers presentation about law by…

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ITV Wales News Feature

ITV Wales recently visited Miss Grimward’s Year 12 Film Studies class to report on a project they have completed on antiracism…

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Speakers for Schools

Year 7 students recently enjoyed a talk from the Rt Hon David Hanson, Former Minister of State for…

Posted 7 December 2022
Racing Tall Ships

Jessica, a year 11 student, recently competed in the Chief Constable’s Challenge which involved sailing a 72-foot-long tall ship…

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Legally Blonde

A cast of 60 cast and crew performed the musical Legally Blonde Jr at Theatr…

Posted 6 December 2022
Let’s Take Languages

A group of year 9 students recently attended a languages fair at Bangor University, which aimed to…

Posted 28 November 2022
Dissecting Owl Pellets

A class of year 7 students were recently offered the unique opportunity to dissect some owl pellets…

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Children in Need

Staff and students have been very busy fundraising for Children in Need today. We’ve had a bake-off…

Posted 18 November 2022
In Remembrance

Students and the Headteacher attended the Service of Remembrance in Conwy…

Posted 14 November 2022
No Trespassing on The Railway

Students recently worked with a graffiti artist to design a mural that highlights rail safety…

Posted 11 November 2022
Iceland Trip

The Geography department recently went on an incredible trip to Iceland with 30 students…

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Preparing for Expressive Arts

Year 7 have been working hard to prepare for their first ever Expressive Arts Showcase…

Posted 7 November 2022
Y Ganolfan

Ysgol Aberconwy has recently undergone refurbishment and development and now houses a modern…

Posted 17 October 2022
Human Nurture

Year 9 students attended a performance of Human Nurture last Monday in…

Posted 14 October 2022
London Legal

Year 13 student Ethan, took an amazing opportunity to attend a Summer Scheme in London…

Posted 5 October 2022
Marvellous at Mandarin

Congratulations to Olivia and Nell who have both earned qualifications in WJEC QCF Mandarin…

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European Day of Languages

We recently joined schools across Europe to celebrate the European Day of Languages…

Posted 3 October 2022
Honey Fair

Year 7 visited the Honey Fair in Conwy to study it’s history and importance…

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Dance World Champions!

Four Ysgol Aberconwy students have become world champions at the United Dance Organisation (UDO) World Street Dancing Championships…

Posted 8 September 2022
Year 11 Students Win-through

Ysgol Aberconwy Year 11 students achieved an outstanding set of GCSE results…

Posted 25 August 2022
A Level Results Success

As the Headteachers of the Secondary schools in Conwy we wanted to jointly celebrate…

Posted 18 August 2022
Sponsored Walk

Students and staff participated in our annual sponsored walk from the school to Deganwy…

Posted 18 July 2022
Don’t Mind the Weeds

Students took part in a 10-week wellbeing workshop where they developed their initial ideas and designs before…

Posted 14 July 2022
Young Peacemakers

Members of the Aberconwy Allies took a trip to Llangollen International Eisteddfod to collect their award for Young Peacemakers 2022…

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Talking Chinese

Three students were recently contacted by the Wales Confucius Institute because…

Posted 7 July 2022
Diversity and Refugee Week

We recently celebrated diversity and raised awareness for the LGBT+ Community and refugees…

Posted 6 July 2022
Secondary Schools Language Charter

Staff and students welcomed the Governors into school to launch the…

Posted 5 July 2022
Karate in Croatia

Year 7 student Macie travelled to Croatia to represent Wales in the Shito Ryu karate championships…

Posted 21 June 2022
Volunteer of the Year

Madison in year 10, was recently awarded the young persons ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award…

Posted 20 June 2022
Five Ways Film Festival

Year 10 GCSE Film Studies students have been working with TAPE Community Film to plan and create a film festival, linked to…

Posted 14 June 2022
Translating Success!

Four students have won awards in the Anthea Bell Prize for Young Translators competition…

Posted 8 June 2022
Wicked in the West End

Performing Arts students spent a weekend in London where they had the opportunity to watch the musical ‘Wicked’ and then…

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Design and Technology Cross the Bridge

Staff in the Design and Technology Department were recently presented with their Part 1 of Crossing the Bridge to Bronze Welsh language…

Posted 6 June 2022
The Sense

We were delighted to welcome ‘The Sense’ from BYFC into school…

Posted 26 May 2022
Cable Street Connections

Performing arts students took a trip to Aberystwyth University to perform at the Connections festival…

Posted 17 May 2022
Qualified to Ride

Year 9 student Maddison has recently gained a Royal International Horse Show Qualification with… 

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A Trip to TAPE

Year 10 Film Studies students spent a morning at TAPE Community Music and Film, a charity that offers…

Posted 13 May 2022
Under the Sails

Year 7 students took some time out of the classroom today to enjoy the warmer weather…

Posted 5 May 2022
Eco Council Gains Award

Eco Council members have earnt the John Muir Award for planting native Rowan trees and…

Posted 3 May 2022
Swimming in Success

Four students recently attended and competed in the National Swimming Championships held in Swansea….

Posted 29 April 2022
Y Copa Mural

The library has been given a new name ‘Y Copa’, meaning the summit…

Posted 26 April 2022
Sponsored Walk for Ukraine

Some intrepid explorers in year 7 took on a 10 mile challenge to raise money for the people of Ukraine. 

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Crystal Stars on Sky

A film crew recently came into school to record Crystal, one of our year 11 students for a Sky mini documentary…

Posted 4 April 2022
Crossing the Bridge for Welsh Language Awards

More departments have been assessed on their use of the Welsh language in classrooms and have successfully met the targets for the Croesi’r Bont i Wobr Efydd award…

Posted 31 March 2022
Examinations Support

On Friday 25th March we hosted a revision day for students in Year 11 followed by an after-school support and information session for their parents…

Posted 30 March 2022
Fundraising for the Ukraine

A huge “THANK YOU” to everyone who has donated to our Ukraine Appeal. Our students have been working hard organising events to raise money for the people of Ukraine…

Posted 25 March 2022
Congratulations to the Art Department

Congratulations to the Art Department on their progress with tthe ‘Croesi’r Bont i Wobr Efydd’ award…

Posted 23 March 2022
Alfie is a Cross Country Success

Congratulations to Alfie in year 8 on his recent win in the North Wales Cross Country Championships…

Posted 17 March 2022
Human Nurture

Ysgol Aberconwy’s Year 9 students attended a performance of Human Nurture last Wednesday…

Posted 15 March 2022
Cable Street

Students in Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 performed Cable Street to captivated audiences last week…

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Luke is Boxing for Wales

Year 11 student, Luke has been selection to the Welsh National Boxing team again…

Posted 8 March 2022
World Book Day

Students and staff had a wonderful time celebrating the 25th anniversary of World book day…

Posted 3 March 2022
Celebrating Chinese New Year

On Tuesday 1 February, pupils were invited to celebrate the lunar new year with Cardiff Confucius Institute…

Posted 4 February 2022
Learning at the Conwy Culture Centre

Year 10 and 11 students, studying GCSE Health and Social Care, and Childcare recently visited the library at the Conwy Culture Centre….

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Lucian to Play Hockey for Wales

We would like to congratulate Lucian, in year 9, who has been selected to play hockey for the U16 Welsh National team…. 

Posted 28 January 2022
Eco Council Students receive their John Muir Awards

Senior School Eco Council members were recently presented with their John Muir Awards following a 2 day stay at Bod Silyn cottage….

Posted 30 November 2021
Art at the Royal Cambrian Academy Gallery

Art students visited the Royal Cambrian Academy Gallery in Conwy where they gained some inspiration from the recent exhibition called ‘Art of Perseverance’…

Posted 29 November 2021
SEREN Goal Mapping Event

Our year 9 Seren students were given the opportunity to attend the first SEREN session of the year which looked at ‘Goal Mapping’…

Posted 25 November 2021
Children in Need Fundraising Success

A huge thank you to everyone that helped us to raise a school record for Children in Need, a total in excess of £3000 through a variety of events including fancy dress, delicious bake sales, readathons and marathons!

Posted 22 November 2021
Aberconwy Allies Create Documentary Film

At the start of the year, students in Year 9 were given the opportunity to take part in a project to help promote acceptance and inclusion, and to start to embed equality into the curriculum…

Posted 11 November 2021
On The Road to Cleaner Air & Wind Turbines Workshop

Year 7, 8 and 9 Eco Council members recently took part in a workshop where they explored different ways to tackle air pollution and looked at ways emissions might be reduced across Wales…

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Kyle Receives Football Scholarship

A former year 11 student who finished at Ysgol Aberconwy last July with fantastic CGSE results, has begun a 2-year paid scholarship at Salford Football Club…

Posted 1 November 2021
Sixth Form Students Raise Funds for Local Charity

Ysgol Aberconwy sixth form students chose Tŷ Gobaith (Hope House) for our local charity appeal this year and organised a number of events which raised a fantastic £1,275…

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Sophie to Represent Wales

We are very proud to announce that one of our year 11 students has been selected to represent Wales as part of the Women’s Under 17 squad in the UEFA Women’s U17 EURO Qualifying Tournament…

Posted 19 October 2021
Eco Council Students Achieve Awards

Members from the school Eco Council enjoyed their first group stay at Bod Silyn cottage where they worked together to achieve their John Muir Awards and their Junior Forester’s Awards…

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Performing Arts Showcase

The Performing Arts department held their first showcase on Wednesday 13th October, the first time students have been able to put on a performance since covid-19 hit…

Posted 14 October 2021
Shana Takes the Wicket

We would like to congratulate, year 9 student, Shana who has been awarded Top Wicket Taker for Bangor Cricket Club in the 3rd X1 Team…

Posted 15 September 2021
Gold for Jacob

We would like to congratulate year 12 student, Jacob on his outstanding achievement in the Long jump…

Posted 7 September 2021
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