Meetings for Year 8 parents are being held from 16 – 19 May. Please see invitation letter for further information.
Just a reminder that we are closed for Bank Holiday Monday on 2nd May. Open again on Tuesday 3rd May.
Year 7 Parents are invited to an information evening on Thursday 14th April at 6.00pm. The evening will focus mainly on two areas: Our new Behaviour for Learning Policy and our new Approach to Learning Report for parents. We look forward to welcoming you. For further details, please see copy of letter sent home.
On Wednesday 23rd March, Eastern High School held its very first Eisteddfod. Traditionally, an Eisteddfod is a celebration of music, poetry, dance and arts. Contrary to belief, an Eisteddfod doesn’t have to be held on 1st March (St David’s Day). Here at Eastern High, we decided to incorporate a wide range of activities and competitions into our Eisteddfod, for pupils in years seven, eight and nine. All KS3 pupils were invited to take part in a series of ‘off-stage’ competitions; these were linked to school subjects, and ranged from designing a winners’ trophy within DT, to writing a film review in French. There were also inter-coleg sporting events organised by the PE department, in sports such as table tennis and dodgeball. All entrants received points for their colegau, to be calculated throughout the day by our results coordinator, Mr Morgan! Throughout the day, each year group had the opportunity to attend the main Eisteddfod event in our main school hall. Here, with Miss Rees compering, there were many ‘on-stage’ competitions taking place. Competitions included solo singing and Welsh folk dancing to name but a few; the talent displayed was amazing! Mr Nicholas was another of our fabulous entertainers, performing classics such as ‘Delilah’ to the crowd. Competition winners were presented with their certificates and prizes, with the help of Ms Venables and Miss Parkin. A highlight within the hall events was the Chairing of the Bard ceremony, whereby the best poet from each year group was crowned; Lauren Walpole Y7, Lian Roberts Y8 and Ewan Lloyd Y9. Throughout the day, the coleg in the lead kept changing, but the overall winners were Miss Kennedy and her Coleg Coch pupils. Da iawn pawb for such a wonderful day!