SUMMER SOIREE

Talent, elegance and sophistication exuded from Brynkinalt Hall on the evening of Friday 16th June. Côr Canu Hardd, joined by soloist Cassius Hackforth and guest soloist and former student Holly Azad hosted an evening of outstanding musical performances. Dressed to impress in black tie and ball gowns, the choir performed a challenging choral repertoire, some…

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Headteacher June 2017

Dear Parents, The school has had – as you will see in this newsletter – significant successes this term. I hope you enjoy reading about them. These are only a few of the highlights of what has been a very busy summer term. One important area I am pleased to report success in is attendance…

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An old favourite returns

Once again the paths above Llangollen will be ringing to the cheerful voices of some 600 students and staff as we circumnavigate Castell Dinas Brân hill in aid of our ‘Curtain Up’appeal. This event was once a fixture on the school calendar and we are delighted that it is making a re-appearance this summer. Having…

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Fund raising up-date

The governor’s fund raising committee has met regularly over the past five months. Much has been discussed, decided and investigated. The appeal is called ‘Curtain Up’ and has a target of £100,000 to refurbish the school hall. Please watch out for updates on Facebook , Twitter and the school website. We expect that proceeds from…

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ebooks

We have launched our ebook site which you can use anywhere.  Download an App for your phone or Tablet for home use or use any computer at home or in school. Check out the site at ysgoldinasbran.wheelers.co Over 1000 books to choose from with over 650 having  Accelerated Reader quizzes.  Books for all ages. Try it today.…

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School Uniform and Equipment

At Ysgol Dinas Brân we pride ourselves on our community ethos and team spirit. As part of this, we ask all students to wear their uniform with pride: ♣ Plain black school trousers or black knee length school skirt. Fashion trousers (with buckles and/or buttons), jeans, denim material trousers, leggings, extremely short and/or tight skirts/trousers…

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Biologists brave the elements

On a cold Thursday morning in April, five Biologists set out on an exploration trip to Chester Zoo. The cold temperature and pouring rain meant that many of the animals had not ventured into their outside enclosures, but this did not deter the biologists as they successfully viewed most of the animals at the zoo…

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Discovery Club

A student asked me if I could act like a flamingo. I had to put my foot down. Every lunch time in F16 the wonders of Science are still being explored. We had a shocking experiment on static electricity, an explosive activity outside where we made bombs, we were chilled to the bone when we…

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