Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr Careers Site Eteach (18512)


Since our inception in 1984, the school has consistently attained very high academic standards at county and national level. From the outset the wide ranging and vibrant extra-curricular life of the school has been a notable feature of the school’s life and culture. We delight in our success in every field including academic, cultural and sporting achievements. We take pride in the personal progress of all our pupils whatever their talents and interests. One of the greatest strengths of the school has always been its caring, open and happy ethos where pupils feel at home and enjoy their education in a totally Welsh environment. One of our main aims as a school is to make learning an exciting and pleasurable experience mainly by ensuring we use teaching and learning methods which are interesting and actively involve our pupils. Every pupil is regarded as an individual who is an important member of the ‘family’ of Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr. This fundamental principle of respecting each individual and placing the individual’s needs at the centre forms the basis of the school’s ethos, values and success as a good school. We are confident that our individual pupils will be proud to be members of this ‘family’, proud of their Welshness and their bilingualism, and able to contribute positively to a multi-lingual Wales and Europe.

About Us

Our main aim is to provide a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum to every pupil in the school by: meeting all the statutory requirements of the National Curriculum developing a range of skills based uponthe Literacy and Numeracy Frameworks and the 14-19 Learning Pathways nurturing positive attitudes in every individual enabling him/her to adapt in a flexible manner to new ideas and situations promoting the ability in individuals to work independently and in teams to solve problems and to decide upon appropriate ways to accomplish tasks helping every individual to develop personal standards which exhibit sensitivity towards other peoples’ needs and become caring and responsible adults motivating each individual to reach his/her full potential, by actively involving pupils in the process of self-evaluation and action planning to make further progress promoting equal opportunity and the principle of respecting every individual who is a member of the school community and the extended community promoting Welshness and the Curriculum Cymreig and fostering an awareness of the nation’s heritage and culture as well as an understanding of, and respect towards, other cultures promoting a world wide awareness of environmental and sustainability issues promoting an awareness of healthy living and eating healthily developing an understanding of the requirements of the world of work and offer opportunities to pupils of real life experiences of the work place and an opportunity to follow vocational courses ensuring progression and continuation between key stages ensuring a wide range of informal learning experiences.

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