• " The school achieved GCSE results in the top 25% of similar schools in 2017 and 2018."
  • "In lessons and around the school, many pupils are courteous and polite. They engage well in their learning and work suitably in groups and pairs. " - Estyn 2018
  • " High standards of teaching from staff and excellent learning from students, alongside the proactive encouragement of parents, have all contributed to the school's recent success. " - IQM Inspection 2018
  • " In 2018 the school was awarded the Inclusion Quality Mark Award - Centre of Excellence for the second time. This reflects the school's commitment to including all learners. "
  • " The school has a successful Sixth Form in which learners are achieving results in the top 25% of schools in Wales. "
  • " I just wanted to say a huge thanks to your wonderful staff for all the support they have provided for my son and myself over his first year at high school. " - Year Seven Parent - July 2018
  • " The extra curricular activities that are offered via the Engage@Emrys programme are the best in the area. " Year Seven Parent - July 2018







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our Awards

To date our school has been awarded with these accolades.

TEEP Training School

TEEP training school status is awarded to schools in recognition of their commitment to high-quality teaching and learning and TEEP-based CPD. They are schools who have been involved with TEEP for a number of years – all staff are trained at Level 1 and some at Level 2. Some members of staff are also fully-qualified TEEP trainers who deliver training on behalf of SSAT.


IQM Centre of Excellence Award

Becoming a Centre of Excellence is an opportunity for schools to build on the success of being one of the very special schools which holds the Inclusion Quality Mark award. A Centre of Excellence brings schools together to share and build on their existing good practice in inclusion best practice.






Catch Up Gold Award

The Catch Up® Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate learner achievements based on the successful implementation of the Catch Up® Literacy and Catch Up® Numeracy interventions. Gold is evidence of sustained high quality management and implementation.



LPPA - Leading Parent Partnership Award 2017-2020

The Leading Parent Partnership Award is a national award that provides a challenging framework to help schools improve strategies to involve parents and carers more fully in every child’s learning experience.



International School Award 2016-2019

This globally recognised accreditation helps to enrich learning and improve teaching by guiding schools towards international learning activities, from introducing international education into the curriculum to embedding it within the school’s culture.


Eco-Schools - Green Flag Award

The Eco-Schools Green Flag is an internationally recognised award for excellence in environmental action and learning. 



Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes

A health promoting school is one which actively promotes and protects the physical, mental and social health and well-being of its community through positive action by such means as policy, strategic planning and staff development.


Arts Council of Wales - Lead Creative Schools

The Lead Creative Schools Scheme aims to promote new ways of working in schools, providing the opportunity to develop an innovative and bespoke programme of learning designed to improve the quality of teaching and learning.

Quality Mark - Bronze

Achieving the Quality Mark Bronze Award is a celebration of the success of the governing body and its role within the school and in raising standards. It provides a benchmark against which governing bodies can assess their effectiveness.