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New youth worker for Fishguard

12:07pm Tuesday 26th January 2010

Just nine years after first joining Fishguard Youth Club as a junior member, Stephen Lewis of Goodwick has returned to the club – as its full-time Community Youth Worker.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun

11:44am Wednesday 9th December 2009

School Production – Hot Mikado The production team at Ysgol Bro Gwaun are preparing to perform ‘Hot Mikado’ with a modern twist on this original Japanese 1940’s classic by Gilbert and Sullivan, adding much more jazz, swing, hot gospel and scorching torch songs to this unique show.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun

10:27am Friday 13th November 2009

6th Form Trip to ‘Hot Mikado’ On Friday 6th November, 15 Sixth Formers went to see a professional performance of ‘Hot Mikado’ in the Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, as part of their preparations for the School’s production at Christmas. Amongst the pupils were those who will be playing the main characters in ‘Hot Mikado’, and members of the production cast.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun

2:29pm Monday 2nd November 2009

Open Evening Explosions in laboratories, puzzles to solve, foods to taste, quizzes to answer, strength to measure and a variety of opportunities to test skills and knowledge were on offer at Ysgol Bro Gwaun’s Open Evening, on Thursday, 15th October.

Taith Miami Ac Orlando Ysgol Bro Gwaun

3:47pm Wednesday 30th September 2009

Trefnwyd ymweliad Hoci a Phêl-rwyd i Miami ac Orlando yng Nghorffennaf. Roedd yn brofiad wych i’r 26 merch, i chwarae yn erbyn y timau gwahanol yn yr UDA. Dechreuodd y gemau wrth i’r tim Pêl-rwyd chwarae yn erbyn tim dan 21 USA, cyfle arbennig i’r merched i chwarae yn erbyn tim cenedlaethol, ac wedyn tim Pacesetter NC. Chwaraedd y tim hoci gemau cyffrous yn erbyn Tim Hoci Aventura, ac tim Canol Gorllewin Florida.

Canolfan Ddatblygu Perfformiad Hoci Sir Benfro

3:45pm Wednesday 30th September 2009

Trefnwyd wyl diwedd tymor y Ganolfan Ddatblygu Perfformiad Hoci yn Mhrifysgjol Abertawe yng Nghorffennaf, ar gyfer chwaraewyr, hyfforddwyr a rhieni y 6 Canolfan Ddatblygu Perfformiad yn Ne Cymru. Chwaraeodd gemau 7-bob-ochr sgwadiau gan merched dan 14 o’r 6 ardal. Dewiswyd Rebecca Hayes a Sophie Morse i gynrychioli eu Sir yn yr wyl. Da iawn, ferched.

Hoci Ysgol Bro Gwaun

3:43pm Wednesday 30th September 2009

Ar nos Fercher, 23ain Medi, chwaraeodd tim Blywyddoedd 7 a 8 yn erbyn Ysgol Greenhill. Roedd yn gêm agos, gyda’r ddwy ochr yn chwarae’n dda iawn i orffen ar 0 – 0.

Tariannau Teilyngdod

3:41pm Wednesday 30th September 2009

Cyflwynwyd tariannau teilyngdod yng Ngwasanaethau Hyn yr Ysgol, ar 25ain Medi, ac Iau, ar 28ain Medi. Enillwyr y tariannau oedd: tarian "Y Llien Gwyn" – Jade Griffiths, Bl 12; tarian "The County Echo" – Ffion Williams, Bl 11; tarian Mr Joe D’Cruz – Ryan Williams, Bl 10; tarian Mrs Bennett Howell – William Thomas, Bl 9; a tharian "The Western Telegraph" – Lucy Reason, Bl 8. Hoffwn ddiolch i Mr Jac Williams, Mr Joe D’Cruz, Mrs Bennett Howell a Miss Anwen Humfrey am gyflwyno’r tariannau, ac am eu cefnogaeth. Llongyfarchiadau mawr i’r enillwyr ar eu hymroddiad i’w gwaith yn ystod 2008-9, a phob dymuniad da am eleni. Da iawn,wir.

Full steam ahead for the Pahoenix!

11:43am Monday 14th September 2009

Organisers of the Phoenix Project were awarded a £500,000 presentation cheque by Big Lottery officials last week.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun

2:13pm Wednesday 9th September 2009

Ysgol Bro Gwaun was delighted to welcome all pupils and staff to the School for the new School year, and the following new staff: Miss Bethan Walters (Cymraeg / Music); Mrs Christine Millichamp (Science / Physics); Miss Nansi Reynolds and Miss Elin Morris (Cover Supervisors).

Getting to know you!

Tivyside Advertiser: Getting to know you!

4:55pm Thursday 13th August 2009

Pembrokeshire County Council and Cymdeithas Tai Cantref housing association joined forces this week to host a community roadshow in Fishguard.

Parking warning in Fishguard

3:27pm Thursday 13th August 2009

Nearly 50 parking tickets have been issued in Fishguard and Goodwick in the last month.

Good day for Fishguard show

11:30am Wednesday 12th August 2009

Glorious sunshine brought out the crowds at the annual Fishguard Show at Fronhaul Fields on Friday (August 7th).

Ysgol Bro Gwaun: Year 6 Maths Activity Day

11:51am Wednesday 8th July 2009

Year 6 pupils from the primary schools visited Ysgol Bro Gwaun on the 3rd July. The pupils worked in teams using thinking skills to solve problems in a Maths Challenge Competition. Certificates were awarded to the members of the winning teams. The pupils also participated in a Treasure Hunt, with all teams successfully locating the treasure.

Geography Fieldwork

11:19am Tuesday 7th July 2009

On Monday 29th and Tuesday 30th June, the Year 10 GCSE Geography group accompanied by Mr Haynes and Ms Fulthorpe carried out fieldwork on the River Gwaun. The groups were collecting a range of primary data in order to answer a series of hypothesis. Work on writing up the findings will now begin in earnest.

Pembrokeshire St Johns Ambulance Cadet of the Year

11:17am Tuesday 7th July 2009

A big congratulations to Jason-Venables John who has recently been selected as the Pembrokeshire St Johns Ambulance Cadet of the Year.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun:Under 15 Cricket

11:14am Tuesday 7th July 2009

Matthew Morgan a Year 10 pupil at Ysgol Bro Gwaun recently captained Pembrokeshire U-15’s Cricket team to a convincing win against Cardiff & Vale.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun

1:37pm Friday 19th June 2009

WINNERS of THE BATTLE of the BANDS 2009 Last weekend SUZZANE MCGREGOR and LUCINDA JOHN-DUARTE, performed at and were successful in winning the prestigious "Battle of the Bands" competition in Fishguard. The girls won the first prize of £350. They now progress to another national competition in , on. We wish them every success.

Fishguard targets illegal parkers

11:25am Tuesday 16th June 2009

Illegal parking and high visibility patrols will be the focus for the Fishguard Neighbourhood Policing Team this month.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun

3:32pm Thursday 11th June 2009

Noson Lawen Ysgol Bro Gwaun 21/5/09 Mae bwrlwm a phrysurdeb Eisteddfod yr Urdd 2009 yn fyw yn Ysgol Bro Gwaun eleni eto. Ers misoedd bellach, mae’r disgyblion a’r athrawon wedi bod yn gweithio yn galed iawn er mwyn paratoi at yr Wyl fawr yng Nghaerdydd.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun-dance competition

Tivyside Advertiser: Ysgol Bro Gwaun-dance competition

2:40pm Friday 5th June 2009

Ten Year 7, 8 and 9 pupils from Ysgol Bro Gwaun competed in the 5x60 Street Dance Competition at Fishguard Leisure Centre recently. They competed against pupils from STP, Preseli, Milford, Greenhill and Pembroke School's in two categories, Quads and Group Dances. All performed really well. The participants were: Alys Lewis, Callum Morris, Cara Morris, Sam Harries, Lauren James, Shaquille Williams, Fay Ford, Eilish John, Elen Rees, and Carly Lamb.

Eisteddfodau yr Urdd Bae Caerdydd 2009

4:04pm Wednesday 3rd June 2009

Yn ystod yr wythnos ddiwethaf bu disgyblion Ysgol Bro Gwaun yn brysur iawn yn cystadlu yn Eisteddfod yr Urdd a gynhaliwyd eleni ym Mae Caerdydd. Ar Ddydd Mercher Mai 27ain, bu Catrin Raymond yn cystadlu ar yr Unawd Alaw Werin blynyddoedd 7-9, a bu Catherine Daniel yn cystadlu ar y Llefaru unigol i ddysgwyr blynyddoedd 7-9.

Pembrokeshire Schools’ Athletic Team Competition

3:04pm Friday 22nd May 2009

On Wednesday 20th May, 4 teams from YBG competed in the Pembrokeshire Schools’ Athletic Team Competition. YBG teams performed extremely well against the other 8 secondary schools from Pembrokeshire. Mr. Roach was very impressed with the pupil’s effort and performance in the track and field events.

Cylchgrawn Cynradd ar daith

3:35pm Thursday 21st May 2009

Aeth wyth o ddisgyblion blwyddyn 7 i ysgolion cynradd Bro Ingli a Glannau Gwaun ar Ddydd Mawrth 12fed o Fai 2009. Yno bu’r disgyblion yn cyflwyno gwybodaeth amrywiol i ddysgyblion blwyddyn 6 am eu profiadau hwy yn yr Ysgol Uwchradd ym mlwyddyn 7.

Silver Awards

2:43pm Friday 15th May 2009

A large number of pupils achieved Silver Awards at Easter enabling them to take part in a non School uniform day on Monday. Silver Awards are awarded to pupils with very good behaviour and attendance over a period of 2 terms.

Small World Theatre

2:42pm Friday 15th May 2009

Year 7 pupils attended a performance by the Small World Theatre, Cardigan. The performance focused upon environmental issues and involved acting and puppetry. 30 pupils also attended a workshop exploring the themes from the performance.

Trochi project

2:41pm Friday 15th May 2009

A successful meeting was held for parents and pupils interested in attending the Trochi Project in June. The Trochi Project is a five week Welsh immersion course for pupils intending to follow courses through the medium of Welsh. The School looks forward to welcoming the pupils of June 1st.

PTA

2:40pm Friday 15th May 2009

The PTA has met to plan the School’s Golf Day which will be held on June 13th at Newport Golf Club. The PTA will also be providing refreshments at the summer concert on July 9th.

Fishgurad School Council

2:36pm Friday 15th May 2009

A meeting of the School Council was held on Thursday 7th May in Room 34. Jonathon James was in the Chair and Rebekah Moore was Secretary. There was no agenda as it was regarded as an open meeting and a number of items were raised. The Chair also gave a detailed analysis of the feedback following the collation of the questionnaire from the Leisure Centre. 192 replies had been received detailing the use the pupils made of the facility. At the end of the meeting, the Council Officials were thanked for the diligent manner they had performed their duties and they were extended good wishes for their forthcoming examinations.

Fishguard Calling!

10:14am Thursday 30th April 2009

Would-be rock legends have just weeks to go if they want to take part in a major showcase for their talents this summer.

Duck Race

4:58pm Wednesday 29th April 2009

On Friday 3rd April a Duck Race was held in Lower Town, Fishguard to help raise funds for the 1st 15 Rugby Tour.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun’s Certificate Evening

10:57am Tuesday 21st April 2009

Ysgol Bro Gwaun’s Hall was the venue for a most relaxed and enjoyable Certificate Evening, chaired by Mr. Oliver Johns, Chair of the Governing Body. The Guest Speaker, Mr Mansel Raymond, MBE, was introduced by Mr Johns as a past pupil whose pioneering and entrepreneurial work in farming make him an excellent role model for young people today.

Fishguard & Goodwick Tennis Club

10:23am Tuesday 21st April 2009

The summer tennis season started in Fishguard last Saturday. The local tennis club has organised a series of junior tennis competitions for every Saturday on the school courts at Ysgol Bro Gwuan.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun A Level Maths Trip

Tivyside Advertiser: Ysgol Bro Gwaun A Level Maths Trip

1:36pm Monday 20th April 2009

Year 12 maths students from Ysgol Bro Gwaun enjoyed an AS level maths conference at the University of Glamorgan on 31st March. They participated in exam paper practice sessions and listened to talks on exam techniques and careers involving maths.

MP’s advice surgery

10:36am Friday 27th March 2009

Preseli Pembrokeshire MP Stephen Crabb is holding an advice surgery from 5pm on Friday, April 3rd at the Celtic Diving Base, Goodwick Parrog. Ring 01646 693888 for an appointment or visit www.stephencrabb.com for more information.

5x60 basketball match

11:48am Wednesday 25th March 2009

The Key Stage 3 5x60 Basketball Team from Ysgol Bro Gwaun played their first match recently, when they took on their counterparts from Sir Thomas Picton School, Haverfordwest.

Gwyl ddawnsio gwerin y byd

11:47am Wednesday 25th March 2009

Enillodd Kayleigh Havard ei chystadleuaeth ddawnsio gwerin a bydd hi’n mynd i Mallorca yn Sbaen i ddawnsio mewn Gwyl Ddawnsio Gwerin y Byd. Llongyfarchiadau Kayleigh!

Eisteddfodau Sirol yr Urdd

11:34am Wednesday 25th March 2009

Yn ystod yr wythnos diwethaf mae disgyblion Ysgol Bro Gwaun wedi bod yn brysur iawn yn cystadlu yn Eisteddfodau Sirol yr Urdd. Cynhaliwyd Eisteddfod Offerynnol y Sir nos Iau 19eg o Fawrth yn Neuadd Treletert. Yno bu Jason Venables-John yn llwyddiannus yn y gystadleuaeth piano i flynyddoedd 10 i 13, a chafodd Amelia Johnson yr un llwyddiant yn y gystadleuaeth telyn i flynyddoedd 10 i 13. Cynhaliwyd yr Eisteddfod ddawns yn Ysgol Uwchradd Bro Gwaun, Abergwaun ar nos Fawrth y 17eg, a’r Eisteddfod Uwchradd ac Aelwydydd yn Ysgol y Preseli ar y 13eg o Fawrth. Cafodd pawb hwyl dda iawn ar y dawnsio yn unigol ac mewn grwˆp, a’r safon yn uchel iawn. Llwyddodd Corey Harries i gael cyntaf yn ei gystadleuaeth o ddawnsio disgo unigol i flynyddoedd 10 -13. Da iawn i bawb a gymerodd rhan.

Launch of rugby reader posters

11:32am Wednesday 25th March 2009

Members of the School Senior Rugby Team and a small number of staff were recently involved in a literacy project, sponsored by both Pembrokeshire County Council and Basic Skills Cymru. The outcome was a number of RUGBY READER posters, featuring the boys promoting literacy, with the aim of increasing the popularity of reading with younger boys.

The Phoenix is rising

11:01am Wednesday 25th March 2009

The proposed Phoenix Community Centre in Goodwick has had a welcome boost recently.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun

12:14pm Thursday 19th March 2009

Crime of Your Life Pupils in Year 7 have taken part in ‘Crime of Your Life’. Pupils viewed a powerful performance by Performing Arts students from Pembrokeshire College. They then attended 4 workshops with Magistrates, A Young Offender, Victim Support and the Police. The session enabled pupils to discuss their findings and feelings about the performance and to find out more about the legal system and how it affects them.

Book signing

2:20pm Friday 13th March 2009

Seven Pembrokeshire writers are showcasing their work at a book signing coffee morning at the Royal Oak, Fishguard on Thursday, 23rd April. The event will include short readings and visitors will have the opportunity not only to buy signed copies of the books but also to meet and chat with the authors. Doors open at 10am and the event is open to all. The occasion will mark the formal launch of two illustrated collections of poetry and a short story, published by the group’s publishing imprint, Acorns Publishing.

Bro Gwaun Hockey Tournament

11:32am Wednesday 11th March 2009

Year 8 played in their first tournament this week at Greenhill School, Tenby.

Hockey and netball results for Ysgol Bro Gwaun

11:31am Wednesday 11th March 2009

Year 7 Netball team had their first game of the season last week, and played against Preseli. They played extremely well and won 15 – 5. Year 8 Hockey team also played against Preseli and drew 0 – 0.

School Council Bro Gwaun

11:29am Wednesday 11th March 2009

On Tuesday 4th March, a meeting of the School Council was held in Room 34 with Jonathon James in the Chair and Rhian Fraser as Secretary. The main item on the agenda was a talk given by Mr Darren Bowen, the Manager of the Leisure Centre, who outlined what the Centre offered with the request to know what secondary age pupils would like to see being provided in the Centre.

Marine walk work underway

Tivyside Advertiser: Marine walk work underway

10:58am Wednesday 18th February 2009

The enhancement of Marine Walk in Fishguard is now well and truly underway with work starting this week on resurfacing most of the path.

Story ends for Goodwick library

9:14am Wednesday 18th February 2009

Goodwick Library will close next week.

Take the safer road

Tivyside Advertiser: Take the safer road

11:40am Tuesday 17th February 2009

Parents are being urged to attend a meeting aimed at providing safer routes for children traveling to and from Goodwick School.

Ysgol Bro Gwaun indoor athletics

4:09pm Thursday 12th February 2009

Welsh Indoor Athletics Championships, Cardiff: Lauren Bell, Year 9 and Amy Leahy, Year 7 won their respective races in the Welsh Indoor Athletics Championships in Cardiff on 8th February 2009. Lauren came first in the Under 15’s 300m and Amy came first in the Under 13’s 60m; both are now the Welsh Champions for these events in their age group.

Year 9 Parents / Guardians Evenings

9:21am Wednesday 4th February 2009

A meeting was held on 22nd January for Parents and Guardians of pupils in Year 9 to outline the changes to the 14+ curriculum. This was followed, on January 28th, by the Parent / Guardians Evening which enabled parents and guardians to discuss their child’s progress, following their Intermediate Reports, and options at 14+ with their subject and form teachers, the Careers Adviser – Mrs Anne Fraser, their Year Progress Manager – Miss Alana Finn (temporary) and with the Headteacher – Ms Christine Wright.



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