Lord Howard of Lympne was the guest speaker at the Llanelli Boy’s Grammar School Old Boys and Graig Former Pupils Association Dinner on Friday (Oct 7). His talk consisted of memories and commentary on 70 years of his life since setting foot into the Grammar School as an eleven-year-old pupil. Lord Howard recalled many of […]Read More
Lord Howard is guest Speaker at October Reunion
Lord Michael Howard of Lympne CH QC KC was the guest speaker at the reunion yesterday evening, Friday, (Oct 7) at the Diplomat Hotel in Llanelli. Lord Howard made the journey down from London with his wife Lady Howard. The black tie dinner was well attended and Mr Paul Oram BBSc, MBA was the master […]Read More
Falklands 40th Anniversary Booklet
VETERANS from the armed forces, serving members of the armed forces and cadets were present at the 40th Anniversary Commemoration of the Falklands War today, Saturday (June 24) in Llanelli. Civic dignitaries including Nia Griffith MP, The Vice Lord Lieutenant of Dyfed, David Mathias, Mayor of Llanelli Philip Warlow and Chairman of Carmarthenshire County Council […]Read More
An interview with Lord Griffiths of Burry Port
We conducted an interview with Lord Griffiths before he attended a lunch at the Diplomat Hotel. Lord Griffiths spoke about his work in Fiji, Ghana and Haiti. He also gave an insight into his work at the House of Lords. You can watch and listen to the interview here.Read More
Lord Griffiths remembers the kindness of classmates and teachers
Lord Griffiths of Burry Port gave a very interesting speech following a school reunion lunch at the Diplomat Hotel on the 1st of April. Using an old school photograph as a point of reference Lord Griffiths recalled the kindness of his classmates towards him as a young boy being brought up by his mother in […]Read More
The Richie Benaud of Bowls
An article in the Herald Sun documents the visit of one of our old boys to an event in Australia. The headline reads: Eminent BBC bowls commentator David Rhys Jones visits Karingal Bowls Club That individual is no other than David Rhys Jones. The article begins: The eminent BBC bowls commentator and London Times bowls columnist David […]Read More
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 ) . […]Read More
Publication and cost of school magazine from 1899, initially termly to 1939,twice yearly to 1953,annual thereafter.Cost,3d,6d,1/-, free from 1952!.
The School Magazine was first published in 1899. The Editor stated that the purpose was to give the boys ”all school news of any interest & in fact be a chronicle of all school doings ” From 1899 to 1939 the magazine was produced for each term, so was sold Easter, Mid Summer and Xmas, […]Read More
Opening Ceremony by H.R.H. Prince Philip, 3rd Nov.1960
Please click on the heading ”Videos ” to view the film of the official opening of the School ,on the new site at Pwll, by His royal Highness Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. Headmaster was Mr. Stanley G Rees M.A.( appointed 1956). This new School replaced the original School built 1895 at […]Read More
Centenary Commemorative Booklet 1895 – 1995.
Centenary Commemorative Booklet The four stages of the school were:- The County Intermediate School for Boys 1895 – 1945 ; Llanelly Boys’ Grammar School 1945 – 1956 ; Llanelly Boys’ Grammar Technical School 1956 – 1977 ; Graig Comprehensive School 1977 – 1997 Headteachers during the 100 years were:- William Lewis, M.A. 1894/5 – 1916 […]Read More