Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan
Conwy, United Kingdom
About Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan
Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan is a co-educational foundation comprehensive school based in Conwy County Borough for students aged 11-18.
The school’s origins go back to the establishment of Abergele Grammar School in 1899. In recent years, multi-million-pound building programmes have been carried out, and the facilities available at the school have been enhanced considerably. The school’s facilities include a science block, a sports complex, a swimming pool, a floodlit synthetic pitch, tennis courts, a theatre complex, a learning resource centre, TV production studios, hair and beauty training salons, a modern restaurant, and, 15 recently-developed classrooms in a newly built block.
Values and vision
Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan aims to foster an environment in which respect for one another and discipline in all aspects of school life are viewed as of paramount importance. The school believes in teaching students the virtues of self-discipline and concern for others. Students are taught that all members of the school community have the right to feel safe and supported physically and emotionally.
“Nearly half of all pupils demonstrate competent speaking skills in lessons and successfully contribute to group discussions. A majority of pupils read fluently and use a range of reading strategies to select information and support their opinions. Most pupils are able to locate facts and make simple inferences from what they read, and many show that they can use strategies such as highlighting and sequencing. Nearly all pupils listen well.”