Wrexham, United Kingdom
About Ysgol Clywedog
Ysgol Clywedog is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary in Wrexham, north-west Wales. There are approximately 800 pupils on the school roll. The school is located next to Clywedog Leisure and Activity Centre, and both are named for a nearby river. The town of Wrexham has a population of 61,00, and is the fourth largest urban centre in Wales. The school was opened in 2003, and its motto is ‘being the best that we can be’.
Values and vision
Ysgol Clywedog believes achieving academic prowess via a variety of traditional and 21st century skills is an essential outcome for all students here. The enrichment curriculum ensures that students have the opportunity to access a wide range of activities and clubs during their time at the school. These opportunities, together with dedicated staff and innovative curriculum enable students to get the most out of their school life and enjoy their time at Ysgol Clywedog.
The school believes in providing a fully inclusive education for all students whatever their ability or disability, giving access to an accessible, broad and balanced curriculum, tailored to individual needs.
“Since the time of the core inspection, the school has taken suitable action to improve outcomes for all pupils and particularly for targeted pupils in Year 11. This has resulted in an improvement in pupils’ performance in nearly all key indicators in key stage 4. The rate of improvement has been greater than in similar schools in half of those indicators.”