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Association members attend service for fallen, St Elli Parish Church, 11th Nov.2020.

Members of the association today, Wednesday (Nov 11) attended a small service ( due to Covid restrictions ) at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month to remember those who have fallen in war. This replicated a similar service by the whole School held Nov.7th 1946 ( see Military History below ) . […]

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Categories 1973-1990 R I Denys Jones, PhDHeadmastersPhoto Archive

R. I. Denis Jones J.P., Ph D., M.A., Headmaster Grammar School 1973-1977,Graig Comprehensive 1977-1990

Mr. R I Denis Jones was a former pupil in the School during the years 1937 to 1943., the whole School of some 550 boys and 33 members of Staff being in Marble Hall Road – Yr Ysgol ar y Bryn, T V Shaw being the  Headmaster. In 1956 Denis Jones became a member of […]

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Categories 1990-1997 Dai Smith, Phillip Wrentmore, Walter Dash & Jean GillHeadmastersPhoto Archive

Dafydd R L Smith B.Sc., B.A., Phillip Wrentmore M.Sc., Walter G. Dash B.Sc. and Jean Gill M.A.

Various Photos showing all four Headteacher in place 1990-1997 , :-   Dafydd R.L.Smith,1990-91.  Phillip Wrentmore 1991-92,   Walter G Dash 1992-5,   Jean Gill 1996-97 Top Photo shows Jean Gill ,Headteacher with four previous headmasters, namely –  R I Denys Jones seated  (1973-1990), standing L-R  Dafydd Smith,  Phillip Wrentmore and  Alun Thomas 1972-73.. Seated is Lord Leslie […]

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Categories 1968-1972 John Vaughan Harries and Alun Thomas

John V Harries M.Sc., Headmaster 1968-1972, & D Alun Thomas B.A. Headmaster 1973.

. Mr. John  Harries was an Old Boy of the School, and a graduate with a First Class Honour Degree in Pure & applied Mathematics  from Aberystwyth University. Later he was awarded a M.Sc. from the University of Wales. He became a member of Staff in 1939 and was appointed Headmaster in 1968. Sadly Mr. […]

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Categories 1917-1937 Griff J Thomas M.A.

Griffiths J Thomas M.A. Jan.1917 to Dec 1936 ; born 1871, died 1966 aged 95.

  Mr. Griffiths  Thomas was appointed in Jan 1917 after the untimely death of Mr. William Lewis M.A. in Oct 1916. Mr. Thomas was an Oxford scholar with degrees in Modern Languages and the Classics, always impeccably dressed , Victorian in upbringing, most courteous and considerate with a resonant  Oxford accent and fulfilled his office […]

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Categories 1895-1917 William Lewis M.A.

William Lewis M.A., Headmaster Jan 1895 to Oct 1916. ( b.1865 – d.1916 )

Mr William Lewis and Mr. Willis Walker with Pupils in 1910 Higher education was developing in Wales in the later part of the nineteenth century with the opening of three University Colleges namely ,University College of Wales, Aberystwyth in 1872, Bangor in 1881 and Cardiff in 1883. In conjunction therewith –  via the ”Welsh Intermediate […]

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