Gwyl Cefni

Well done to everyone who performed yet again at Gwyl Cefni- A job well done by each and everyone.

Mental Health Awareness Week

We had lots of lovely acrivities to promote Mental Health Week.

Canine Assisted Learning

Thank you Parker for coming to visit! He looked smart in his work coat!

Ten Pin Bowling!

Canol 2 had a great time yesterday afternoon ten pin bowling at Dragon Bowl RAF Valley- Thank You Mr Clarke for allowing us to visit!

Celebrating the Chinese New Year.

Thanks to Bangor University for coming to the school to hold activities to celebrate the Chinese new year.

Fun in the Park!

Cynradd 2 has enjoyed being able to visit the park this term.


Cynradd have enjoyed having the opportunity to go running and jumping in Anglesey Gymnastics Club in Holyhead.

Gymnastics Competition

A gymnastics competition ran by Gymnastics Wales was held in partnership with Rotary and Disability Sport Wales at Plas Arthur. Success was achieved and a group of pupils went to Bala to compete further. Everyone enjoyed it and everyone received a ribbon or medal, well done to everyone!

  • Pupils doing a gymnastics competition
  • Pupils doing a gymnastics competition
  • Pupil won a trophy

Clever Cubs Club

The school hall was buzzing recently, a visitor came over to the school with a trove of sensory equipment and to run sensory stories workshops – which everyone thoroughly enjoyed.

  • Clever cubs Club - pupiles having fun

Size of Wales

Thanks to Alison Mure from Size of Wales for visiting us. Canol 2 and Ceint 2 enjoyed learning about orangutans and the rainforests, with Cynradd 3b, Cynradd 5, Canol 1 and Ceint 4 learning about the elephants living in the rainforests.

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Instrumental lessons.

Many pupils at the school have had a taste for playing musical instruments – guitar, piano and drums!

St David's Day Parade –Amlwch

Cynradd 5 pupils and staff enjoyed walking in the parade at Amlwch and having fun singing and dancing with Mr T and Catrin.

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St David's Day Parade –Llangefni

A group from the school enjoyed performing Samba as part of the parade in Llangefni and having fun dancing and singing with Tesni Huws.

  • St davids parade llangefni

Bird Boxes

Thanks Dylan and Will from AONB for visiting Ceint 4 to demonstrate how to create a bird box.

Fab Friday!

We have continued to have lots of fun on Fridays such as red nose day, celebrating book day and watching a movie and having delicious popcorn!

Easter Eggs

A big thank you to Andy Hughes, Eddie Howarth, Keith Williams a Phil from Anglesey Motorcycle Club who kindly donated Easter eggs to the children.

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Children in Need

We had a great day and raised £103.40 by wearing own clothes or fancy dress. Thank you so much to everyone for their support

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Gwyl Cymru Festival

A number of Secondary pupils attended Plas Arthur for a morning of World Cup Football activities hosted by Anglesey Active as part of the Gwyl Cymru Festival. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed it.

Red Poppies – Ceint 3

Pupils of Ceint 3 have been busy creating poppy badges to mark Remembrance Sunday. The pupils

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Christmas Cards Canol 2

The Canol 2 crew have been busy creating Christmas cards to sell at the school reception. Thanks also to Cain and Ser Bach shops in Llangefni for selling cards on our behalf.

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Inclusive Christmas Service

Primary 5, Primary 3B and Canol 1 went on a trip to Bangor Cathedral to attend an inclusive Christmas Service. Well done everyone for singing great!

Llongyfarchiadau mawr i Brandon Thorman (wELSH ONLY)

Llongyfarchiadau mawr i Brandon Thorman am ddod yn 2ail gyda gwaith 3D yn Eisteddfod Yr Urdd Sir Ddinbych. Congratulations to Brandon Thorman who came 2nd with his 3D work in the Urdd Eisteddfod.

Llongyfarchiadau mawr i Cynradd 1 (wELSH ONLY)

Llongyfarchiadau mawr i Cynradd 1 am ddod yn 1af gyda gwaith 3D yn Eisteddfod Yr Urdd Sir Ddinbych. Congratulations to Cynradd 1 who came 1st with their creative 3D work in the Urdd Eisteddfod.

Llongyfarchiadau i Dosbarth Cynradd 3a (Welsh only)

Llongyfarchiadau i Dosbarth Cynradd 3a am ddod yn Ail yn Eisteddfod yr Urdd Sir Ddinbych. Congratulations to Cynradd 3a who came 2nd with their 2D work in Eisteddfod yr Urdd Denbighshire.

Llongyfarchiadau i Dosbarth Ceint 2 (Welsh only)

Llongyfarchiadau i Dosbarth Ceint 2 am ddod yn 1af gyda gwaith creadigol 2D yn Eisteddfod yr Urdd Sir Ddinbych. Congratulations to Ceint 2 who came 1st with their creative 2D work in Eisteddfod yr Urdd Denbighshire.

Llongyfarchiadau i Dosbarth Canol 2 (Welsh only)

Llongyfarchiadau i Dosbarth Canol 2 am ddod yn Ail yn Eisteddfod yr Urdd Sir Ddinbych. Congratulations to Canol 2 who came 2nd with their 2D work in Eisteddfod yr Urdd Denbighshire.

Llongyfarchiadau i Levi Taylor (Welsh only)

Llongyfarchiadau i Levi Taylor am ddod yn Ail yn Eisteddfod yr Urdd Sir Ddinbych. Congratulations to Levi Taylor who came 2nd with his 2D work in Eisteddfod yr Urdd Denbighshire.

Llongyfarchiadau i Dosbarth Cynradd 5 (Welsh only)

Llongyfarchiadau i Dosbarth Cynradd 5 am ddod yn Ail yn Eisteddfod yr Urdd Sir Ddinbych gyda gwaith 3D. Congratulations to Cynradd 5 who came 2nd with their 3D work in Eisteddfod yr Urdd Denbighshire.


Daffodils /St David's Day

Ceint 3 hve been busy creating clay badges as part of their Agored Cymru Work to celebrate St David's Day, it is possible to buy some at the school or Cain shop in Llangefni



Cynradd 4 enjoy visiting a gymnastics gym in Holyhead on a weekly basis- the children love it there!


Hei Sion Corn

Pupils and staff have been busy composing a new Christmas song. Mr Gethin Thomas wrote 'Hei sion Corn' for the pupils. The pupils also designed the cover, the winning cover is designed by Kian Smith and appears on itunes and Spotify. We were very lucky to have the radio presenter and actress Catrin Angharad to sing the by with the pupils. The staff and children created a video for the song and was watched on Fabebook over 2,000 times!

Litter Picking

Ceint 4 have been very busy looking at the environment by litter picking on a weekly basis – Well done!


The Ceint 3 class have been studying the work of artist Cefyn Burgess, and have created an exhibition of their finished work. They’ve worked very hard with Miss Fretwell the art teacher, Islwyn and Chloe. The exhibition looks great.



New Mini Bus

New Mini BusSome of Canolfan Addysg Y Bont pupils with our new Mini Bus given to us by the ‘Happy Faces’ charity. A big thanks to them and all the parents who contributed to the cause.

Canol 2 Class

Canol 2 have been busy learning the words and Makaton signs to the Welsh poem 'Dawns y Dail' by T.Llew Jones.
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Ceint 4 Class

This term pupils in Ceint 4 have take part in a range of work experience projects. They have enjoyed recycling paper and have made fuel bricks to sell in the future. They have also been working hard in the Horticulture area, weeding and preparing beds for more plants. Great work Ceint 4.


Ceint 3 Class

Since returning in September, as a class we have been learning how to use Google Classrooms – We love it!

09.10.20 - Mexico

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30.09.20 - America

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24.09.20 - Carnedd 5 Class

Cynradd 5 have been very busy this half term with activities based on the theme food.

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Happy Birthday

GryffaloHappy Birthday to a very special Governor

new CafE furniture

GryffaloPupils enjoying the new Café furniture.

Children in Need

Thank you for all your contributions.


Basketball Competition

GryffaloBasketball Competition for KS3 pupils in Caernarfon – Everyone enjoyed taking part

Sports Day



Cynradd 5 pupils enjoying cooking.


pupilspupilsfundraising campaign for the school

Secondary Pupils enjoying the new trikes following a fundraising campaign for the school.


A very successful Eisteddfod was held at the Canolfan Addysg Y Bont this year. There were singing, recitation, and instrumental competitions during the day. It was a fun afternoon. The School was very lucky to have two Governors as judges - Mr Peter Davies and Mrs Donna Calveley. Well done everyone!


A gymnastics competition was run in partnership with the Welsh Gymnastics Rotary and Disability Sport Wales in school. Pupils from other schools came to join in the competition. There has been a success and pupils went to Bala to compete further. Everyone enjoyed and everyone has received a ribbon or medal,
well done everyone! A big thank you to Pete from K&P Coaches for driving the bus to Bala.

St David's Day

GryffaloEveryone had made great effort to wear red to celebrate St David's Day, and Canol classes played in the Samba band as part of the Llangefni St David's Day Parade.

Red Nose Day

The school were busy raising money for a good cause, there were delicious cakes for sale, pupils wore their own clothes, and the staff took part in guess the baby game. A very busy day with everyone contributing to a good cause.

Celebrating World Book Day

GryffaloTo celebrate World Book Day, the pupils dressed up as various characters from books.


A group of CAYB footballers visited Eirias Park Colwyn Bay to take part in a football tournament. They scored several goals, maybe the footballers of the future ?!

Easter Egg Hunt

Cynradd 4 loved their Easter egg hunt, looking for all the chocolate eggs that were left for them in the sensory garden.


pupilspupilsWelsh Legends

Cynradd 5 class took an interest in Welsh Legends during the Term. Work was done in class on the tale of Cantre'r Gwaelod, Branwen and Gelert the faithful dog. After all the hard work there was nothing left to do but jump in the minibus to see the parts of Wales referred to in the legends. We visited Harlech Castle and Beddgelert

Work experience

GryffaloCeint 3 pupils recently visited Ysbyty Gwynedd, an opportunity to gain an insight into the kind of work available in the hospital. The group also visited the Range shop in Bangor to get a taste of work experience.


GryffaloCeint 2 have been visiting Holyhead Leisure Centre on a weekly basis as part of their Duke of Edinburgh's work on fitness, everyone has been working hard and learning how to use the different equipment.

Pili Palas

GryffaloCeint 3 went to visit Pili Palas, a trip organized by Gorwel as a thank you for the pupils help in the garden during the year.

pupilspupilsDown Syndrome Day

Raising Awareness for Down Syndrome Day.


GryffaloCAYB staff supporting National Autism Awareness Day.


pupilspupilsMud Kitchen

Thank you very much to Cymell, Holyhead for creating a fabulous mud kitchen for the Foundation Phase. It was nice to see old faces of ex pupils, here is a picture of Cymell presenting the kitchen.

pupilsIronman Challenge

In September this year, Mark Jones from Anglesey took part in the Ironman challenge in Tenby in order to raise money for the school.

The challenge included a 2.4 mile swim in the sea, 112 mile cycle and to finish with running a marathon.

The school is very great full for the contribution of £2,075. The money raised will contribute towards specialist equipment that will support the pupil’s needs.

pupilsThe Welsh Guards

Ceint 2 and a Canol received a visit from the Welsh Guards at the school this month. It was very interesting to listen to them talking about their work and the responsibility of their various jobs. The pupils enjoyed trying on the uniforms and learning how to march. The visitors also enjoyed the pupils' company, and asked to come back.

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National Healthy school Award

Read about our students' success on receiving the 'National Healthy School Quality Award' on page 5 - click here

people and pupilsAnglesey Schools leading the way on Health and wellbeing journey

Here is an article highlighting the school’s success with Healthy Schools in the Isle Of Anglesey Council Newsletter.

Click here to read in full (page 5)


people and pupilsAnya Hoban, Holyhead Charity Queen 2017

Holyhead Charity Queen 2017 raises £1150.00 for Canolfan Addysg y Bont During her year of reign, Anya Hoban raised money through various charity events. She took part in bag packing, arranged raffles as well as attending a line dancing fundraising evening organised by the over 50's group in Holyhead. Anya also helped to organise an evening in the Holyhead Hotspurs Club where Dixie Rebel performed free of charge. The night was enjoyed by all! Anya also helped to arrange a charity Queens competition in the Kingsland Community Center.
The money will be of great benefit to the pupils in Canolfan Addysg y Bont. Thank you Anya for all your hard work.

people and pupilsAutism Support Week

Pupils and staff wearing blue to support Autism Awareness Week.

people and pupilsAdvertising Gardening Equipment and Flowers

Pupils from Canol class have been busy creating a poster to advertise gardening equipment and flowers in the Asda store in Llangefni. The work will be on display through the summer months, it looks fantastic. Thanks to Asda for giving our students the opportunity to show their talent.

people and pupils BBC National Orchestra

As part of the work of the secondary pupils on classical music, a second visit was made by the BBC National Orchestra. The children had a busy day of performing, composing and evaluating in the company of the talented BBC instrumentalists. The pupils performed two of their compositions at the end of the day for the rest of the school.

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people and pupils Easter Eggs

We'd like to thank the Anglesey Motorcycle Club for donating Easter eggs to all our pupils again this year.

3 adults, 1 pupil Donation

We wish to thank Mrs Catherine Jones for the generous donation of £400 to the school, also to Ryan Robertson's family for nominating the school.

musicians Music Work

As part of the school's music work, Ceint 2 was visited by musicians of the BBC National Orchestra. The children really enjoyed trying out new instruments and listening to members of the orchestra performing.

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pupilsSchool Eisteddfod

A very special day was held at Canolfan Addysg y Bont when the Eisteddfod was held at the school. The children and teachers spent an entertaining afternoon listening to singing, music, instrumental solo and some folk dancing. Congratulations to team Braint who took the chair!

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Foel Farm Foel Farm

As part of our theme this term, Cynradd 5 and Canol visited Foel Farm where they had the opportunity to feed the animals.
thank you very much Foel Farm for the warm welcome.

Parc SglefrioSkate Park

Our school is privileged to be given the responsibility of creating art work to go on the walls of the new skate park in Llangefni. We will work collaboratively with Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni student on this exciting project.

While the builders are at work, the pupils have been busy thinking and planning ideas. They are all looking forward to get started on the final work.

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Christmas Show 2017

We had a very successful Christmas show yet again this year at Canolfan Addysg Y Bont. The children’s performance was fantastic. Over 500 people come to watch during the two performances. There was also a craft fair being held during both days. Thanks to all the staff for their hard work and to everyone for their support.

Ysgol Arweiniol CreadigolLead Creative School

The Lead Creative School os back again this year. Our practitioners this year are; actress Rhian Cadwaladr, Tom Cockbill from Wild Element and Owain Llyr of Gweledigaeth. The project's aim this year is to create a Welsh Language Charter and raising the profile of the language. We have been busy in acting sessions, story sessions and creating in the garden. Watch out for more developments next term.

Plant Mewn AngenChildren In Need

Canol have been busy again this year arranging activities, raising money for children in need. We had a great day and raised over £400 by selling cakes, bracelets and wearing their own clothes or fancy dress. Thank you very much to everyone for their support again this year.


Every Friday morning during this term part of the school was turned into the ' Oval ', with pupils experiencing and learning how to play cricket. Many thanks to Sam from Cricket Wales for the sessions and for organising the tournament in Plas Arthur.

Venue CymruVenue Cymru

Cynradd 3 and Ceint 3 are extremely lucky to have performed with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. They performed a piece by DELIBES.

Teams 4 U – Christmas Boxes

Cynradd 3b, Cynradd 5 and Canol have been busy buying goods and preparing boxes for vulnerable children in Romania. The boxes were collected by Teams4U, which supports communities across the world.

Yr Ysgwrn – Hedd WynYr Ysgwrn – Hedd Wyn

As part of our theme work Cynradd 3b, Cynradd 5 and Canol to visit the Ysgwrn in Trawsfynnydd, the home of the poet Hedd Wyn. The pupils had the opportunity to see how people used to live off the land. Also there was a quiz, looking out for clues in the Museum, before seeing the black chair.

Caban Hud – Pontio

Mr T has been very busy working with Rhodri Sion who was responsible for the Caban Hud show in Pontio. Rhodri Sion came to the school to work with certain clases. Cynradd 1 and Cynradd 5 were very fortunate of visiting Pontio to see the performance of Caban Hud.


gwyl cefniTime capsule

Ceint 2 pupils worked on a project creating a time capsule with Griffiths and civil engineering construction. The pupils collected items and wrote stories to put into the capsule before burring it on the site where the new road in Llangefni will be.

gwyl cefniGlynllifon

During the last few months, Ceint 3 has been visiting Glynllifon on a weekly basis. The students enjoyed a wide range of sensory experiences including 'Touch Trust' sessions, planting, wandering around the park to learn about nature, as well as trips to the beach. It was great to see the pupils enhance and explore their senses.

gwyl cefniRSPB

Cynradd 4 and Cynradd 1b enjoyed a visit to the Conwy RSPB Nature Reserve this month. They had the opportunity to explore the nature trails searching for nature, planting seeds as well as discovering mini beasts in the ponds. They loved very much. Rio planting seeds.

gwyl cefniArts and Crafts

Following the huge success of the Urdd Arts and Crafts competition on Anglesey, the pupils work were sent to the Eisteddfod in Bridgend, were we received 7 - 1st, 3 - 2nd and 2 - 3rd. Congratulations to all the pupils. We have obviously talent amongst our members. Danial and Sienna are very proud of their success.

gwyl cefniGwyl Cefni 2017

Come support the school's Samba Band at Gwyl Cefni this year.

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cerddA Visit From Three Professional Musicians

We received a visit from three professional musicians during the spring season. All the pupils enjoyed listening to them in the hall, some of the pupils aslo had the opportunity to work with the Opera singer, pianist and clarinet from Cardiff in music lessons.

celf a chrefftUrdd arts and crafts

Congratulations to all the pupils who came successful in the Urdd arts and crafts competition this year. Over all the school received 19 – 1st, 10 - second, and 6 - 3rd. Good luck to pupils in the final at the Urdd National Eisteddfod.

In addition, the school received a trophy for being the school to gain most points in the competition - huge congratulations to everyone

comic reliefComic Relief

The school managed to collect £161 towards Comic Relief this year. The pupils paid to wear their own clothes, and there was a 'bake off with each class competing to make the best cake. Well done Canol for their success.

masnach degFair Trade

Anglesey’s Fair Trade representative, Lis Perkins came to the school during Fairtrade Fortnight in March. She gave a presentation in the morning assembly and brought in her ‘pop up shop’ with small craft and chocolate for the pupils to buy.

STAFF CAYBCAYB Staff Supporting National Autism Awareness Day

Fairtrade School

ysgol masnach degCongratulations to the school in succeeding to maintain their status as a 'Fairtrade School'. the school has managed to do this by running Fair Trade assemblies, using Fair Trade products in cookery lessons, using fair Trade resources to learn about geography and how to be equal. Thanks to Lis Perkins now a friend of the school for bringing the shop to school every term to sell Fair Trade goods and treats.

St David's Day

pupilsThe pupils have been celebrating St David's day by taking part in the school assembly, creating artwork, and cooking welsh treats. they also made great effort to dress up in red


pupilsOn Monday February 13 the pupils took part in a gymnastics competition. The competition is held annually and is run by the Association of Welsh Gymnastics Team and Disability Sport Wales.

The pupils have enjoyed competing in 3 activities - Floor, Volts and the Bench. The competition was between Ysgol Pendalar, Y Gogarth and Ysgol y Graig. 13 of the our pupils were successful in their categories, they will now compete in Bala, where they will represent their region at the National Finals.

Tenpin Bowling Tournament

pupilsCanol went to Prestatyn to represent the school in a tenpin bowling competition. Well done Ioan and Lowri for getting a strike!

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pupilsAs part of our travel theme Canol have been looking at different types of transport, recently they visited Stena’s 'Adventurer' in Holyhead. The pupils enjoyed meeting John the captain and learning about the work he does.

pupilsPupils of Cynradd 4 have been focusing on different ways of traveling; on land and at sea. They visited the RNLI center in Moelfre to see the kind of work they do to help others, and how they travel.

Road Safety

pupilsIn recent weeks Canol have been learning about the rules of crossing the road with Ceri Williams County Council. Many of you will have probably seen us walking along the road on Friday mornings in our bright yellow coats. Thank you very much to Ceri for the sessions, everyone enjoyed themselves.

Chinese New Year

pupilsSome of the pupils have been celebrating Chinese New Year this year. they had fun creating Chinese artwork of all kinds, some classes have made Chinese food in the cookery lessons.

Classes Cynradd 5 and Cynradd 3 were part of a parade going around the school with a large Chinese dragon and drums, the rest of the school enjoyed coming out of their classes to see them.

The two classes were also very lucky to taste some Chinese food. Thank you very much to Hoo Chung, Llangefni for donating all the food, it was extremely tasty

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Charity shop

Following the success of the charity shop last year, Ceint 3 will be running the shop again this year in Holyhead. The initiative allows pupils to gain valuable experience and at the same time raise money for the school. We are very grateful for any contribution such as shoes, books, clothes, games, toys or utensils. The shop will be open in March.

School Creative Lead

disgyblionFollowing being selected as a Leading Creative School last year, the project is now underway. We had a busy first day with the actress Rhian Cadwaladr and Tom Cockbill from Wild Elements. The themes of the project is travel, and during the next few weeks the pupils will experience a number of different activities including reading and listening to stories, getting to know sessions, arts and crafts and construction. They are aiming towards creating an outdoor learning area in our wild garden too. The staff and pupils are very keen to participate in the project and have working with outside agencies. It's a great opportunity to develop confidence, communication skills and creativity.

School council

disgyblionThe first meeting has been held with the new members of the School Council. The pupils shared ideas and expressed opinions about what they would like to see happen in the school during the next term.

Hope house

Following the great success of the Christmas concert, the school was able to contribut £650 to Hope House this year. As a registered charity they need to raise £6 million this year in order to be able to support children and families in need. We are very pleased as a school to have been able to help..



pupilsCongratulations to the pupils who became successful in the Urdd Anglesey Region arts and crafts competition. Each piece of work that was entered into the competition has been successful. The majority of the work went through to the National Eisteddfod which is being held this year in Flint. We have proven successful nationally, there were 6 - 1, 3 - second, and 2 - third. The art teacher Miss Fretwell was extremely proud of all pupils, and enjoyed seeing the creative talent appreciated further than the walls of the school.

Beacon Center

As part of Duke of Edinburgh some secondary school pupils have had a chance to go to Beacon Centre in Caernarfon. Here the pupils have the opportunity to climb the walls and get valuable advice from the leaders. They enjoyed learning how to use ropes safely and how to work as a team. Gethin Thomas their teacher said that it is pleasing to see that children enjoy and develop confidence from week to week.

Art workshop

pupilsCanol and Cynradd 5 has been attending art workshops at Oriel Ynys Mon. They work with the artist Manon Awst to develop their design skills to create pieces of creative work based on the Kyffin Williams exhibition.

Llywelyn Ifan Jones

harpistAs part of the 'Live Music Now Project’ we were visited by Llywelyn Ifan Jones, a very talented harpist. He carried out a harp workshop with the primary and secondary classes. Students had the opportunity to listen to Llywelyn playing different pieces, and they were given the opportunity to play different kinds of harps. It was nice to meet Llywelyn and hear many stories from the Classical World.

Science Week

pupilsThere was a week full of scientific activities at the school this month. The pupils throughout the school have enjoyed the ‘science carousel' very much. They experienced a variety of scientific experiments such as learning about the heart, experiment with different textures such as corn flour and water, magnets, bubbles and much more. We also had the Starlab 'dome' in school, a portable planetarium where the students were able to lay back and look at the stars in the solar system.

Fairtrade Fortnight 2016

pupils and peopleAs part of the celebrations for Fairtrade Fortnight 2016 Cynradd 5 went about organizing a day to support the event. The class was busy writing invitations to people like Rhun ap Iorwerth to come join us at the school, as well as other important people in the community. They had decorated the school’s café with posters, made fair trade cakes, and created crafts using Fairtrade fabric. Our friends from Ysgol Parc Y Bont joined us for a cake and helped us with the craft. The whole school had the opportunity to buy something from the Fair Trade shop which was run by Mrs Lis Perkins, who’s now a good friend to the school. A big thank you to everyone who is part of the day.


Congratulations to all the pupils who took part in this year's Gymnastics Competition. It was a great day at school, with pupils from other primary schools joining to compete. The winners then went on to the final in Bala and were very successful there. Well done everyone.


Following the opening of the new Pontio building in Bangor, some members of the school were very lucky to have been part of performance "There's Place 'in conjunction with NoFit State Circus. Young people joined from other schools such as Glanadda, Glancegin, Friars and Hirael to participate in the show. The atmosphere during the performance was amazing and thrilling. It was a fantastic experience for our pupils to have performed next to such artists. Click here to read a review.

Careers Week - Charity Shop

posterCeint 3 class were very busy in the school charity shop last week in Holyhead. It was a great opportunity for the pupils to experience working in a shop, develop communication skills and handling money. The pupils did a fantastic job and raised £ 511, well done! Pupils and staff would like to thank everyone for their support.

Easter Eggs

posterThank you very much to Anglesey Motorcycle club and Novus Solution, Llandegai for giving every student in the school an Easter egg. They are all very grateful.

Celebrating St David’s Day with Canolfan Addysg Y Bont

logosSeveral of the school's pupils have been working with the potter John Fairbairn to create very attractive daffodil brooches.

Thanks to Cain siop in Llangefni ( ) Beaumaris Jewellery Studio ( ) and 'Ena's Newsagent' in Beaumaris for selling these on our behalf.



posterCeint 3 are working on a project involving wildlife in the community as part of their OCN . They have been visiting Tyddyn Mon for ideas, plant flowers and made flower pots out of clay . Jewsons has been very generous by contributing materials that will allow us to build bird houses out of wood , thank you very much for your contribution . And also thanks to Farm & Pet Place , Llangefni for the bird seed .The school will soon be a safe home to numerous wild animals in Llangefni.

Charity Shop

The school will open a charity shop in Holyhead from the 7th of March. Drop in for a bargain, the shop is located in the town center.

Thank you

posterMany thanks to Mrs Ann Jones, Thomas Martland’s grandmother for her kind donation to the school in memory of her husband.

Penhesgyn recycling center

posterAs part of their work on sustainable development and global citizenship, Cynradd 5 visited Penhesgyn recycling center, near Menai Bridge.

It was a great experience for pupils to develop their understanding of recycling, and learn interesting facts about how small it is possible to use the items after being processed. e.g. there is enough gold in 50 mobile phone to make a wedding ring! And you can make a school jumper with 50 recycled plastic bottles!

The pupils received a Sustainable Arts & Crafts Book, which is full of ideas about how to create crafts by reusing items at home and save money at the same time.

A big thank you to the staff of the center for their time!

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Exhibition at Oriel Ynys Môn

posterThe work of pupils at the school will be on display at Oriel Ynys Môn until June. Drop in to see the colorful works by a variety of classes, which include collage, paintings, pottery and more.

Ser Bach

posterSome pupils from CAYB were very lucky to go to Ser Bach Nursery, Llangefni for a visit. There was a warm welcome by Mrs. Cheryl Thomas, a former teacher of the school. We are glad to see her new venture is proving to be a success.

Ysgol Parc Y Bont

posterPupils and staff from Ysgol Parc Y Bont, Llanddaniel came to visit us. They will come to visit us again on a monthly basis, we will be working together. It will be a great opportunity for both schools to develop relationships and to make new friends.

Pili Palas

Canol and year 9 pupils from Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni will merge together to work on an art project. Over the coming months the two schools will share ideas, visit each other and work together to create a piece of artwork that will be exhibited at both schools. These sessions allowed the group to visit Pili Palas to get a chance to draw live like pictures of butterflies to start off the project. Everyone enjoyed themselves and the pupils are very keen to get to work with their new friends again and visit Ysgol Gyfun.

Thank You

We would like to thank as a community to the families of Williams Thomas Jones (Gaerwen) and Anita May Jones (Llangefni) for the kind donation to the school following recent funerals.

Christmas Show

We had a very successful Christmas show yet again this year at Canolfan Addysg Y Bont. The children’s performance was fantastic. Over 500 people come to watch during the two performances. There was also a craft fair being held during both days. Thanks to all the staff for their hard work and to everyone for their support.

Exhibition at Oriel Ynys Môn

posterAn exhibition of CAYB pupils artwork will be displayed at Oriel Ynys Môn, Llangefni from January through to June 2016. It will include a variety of work by pupils across the school including ceramics, drawing, painting and collage.


Lis with pupil and goodsThank you very much To Lis Perkins for her visit to the school. Lis did an assembly on Fairtrade and gave the school a Fairtrade football to mark the receiving Fairtrade status. Students had the opportunity to visit and buy items from the Fairtrade stall too.


Christmas came early to Canolfan Addysg Y Bont when an electric piano was given as a gift to school. Steve and Jacqui Monaghan contacted the school offering and Korg digital piano for the music department. The piano has had pride and place in the 14-19 section, where both teachers and pupil will have an opportunity to play. A big thank you to Steve and Jacqui.


3 women and 3 childrenIf you visit Waitros, Menai Bridge over Christmas, pop into the café to admire the artwork of some of our pupils. Our art lessons are a hive of activity and color all year, and we are very grateful to Waitrose for the opportunity to showcase some of our masterpieces.

Cwmni Clen Visit

3 women and 3 childrenLadies from Cwmni Clen came to visit school. Cwmni Clen is a new company specializing in Makaton workshops for young people and adults. The pupils had an opportunity to show their talents by singing and signing.

Christmas Boxes

childrenCanol and Cynradd 5 classes have been busy buying items and preparing boxes of Christmas gifts to be sent to vulnerable children in Romania. The boxes were taken to Llangefni Secondary School, where the boxes are collected by Teams4U, which supports communities across the world.

Children In Need

children and teachersCanol class has been busy organizing activities for Children in Need. We had a great day and raised £ 402.37 by selling cakes, bracelets, face painting and wear their own clothes or fancy dress. Staff also took part by having crazy hair day. Thank you very much to everyone for their support.


As part of science work Cynradd 5 had a fantastic opportunity and insight when they visited Fferam y Llan, Llangristiolus. The visit allowed pupils to ask questions to the farmer to find out where milk comes from. We saw some cows being milked and calves being fed. Many thanks for the welcome.


Please find below a link where the pbone use in the music lessons in CAYB is being highlighted :
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Busy Autumn Term

The first half term back has flown by. We would like to welcome new pupils to the school, everyone has now settled in well in their new classes.
We wish to thank everyone involved in collecting money for the school; staff, parents and community members. The money has been spent on play equipment outside, the pupils are made up with the equipment which is used every playtime.

School Council

GryffaloNew Council members have been elected, with pupils keen and full of opinions and ideas for the coming year.


imageOn the 6th October Ceint 3 were busy making cakes for Macmillan coffee morning. Each class visited the school café to buy a cake, they were delicious. It was a very successful morning with £136 raised for the cause.


A group of children have been recording with Bocswn recently. They have writtien a pop song with their teacher Gethin Thomas and the single is almost ready for release. They have performed at the school with a full band of experienced musicians. They were very lucky to get Wyn Pearson playing the guitar on the track, he has performed with Dafydd Iwan, Catherine Jenkins and Alfie Boe. We hope the single will be released in the coming months.

Forest Festival

Canol and Cynradd 5 recently attended the Forest Festival at Plas Newydd for the day. It was a great opportunity for pupils to visit the forest and participate in many activities, games, learn about different trees, and how to survive in the forest. Everyone had a great time.


A Thanksgiving service was held in the school and pupils were given the opportunity to say what they were thankful for. A number of pupils bought food tins to donate to Pantri Pobl Anglesey Food Bank Llangefni. We would like to thank the Reverend Hywel Davies for popping in to see us.


BBC's main trumpeter Andy Everton came to visit. Andy was playing at a concert with the orchestra in Llandudno and decided to call in at the school to work with children and music teacher Mr Gethin Thomas. Children had the opportunity to play their trombones with Andy and compose classical music.

Benyounes Quartet

Benyounes Quartet also came to visit. Benyounes Quartet is a very successful string quartet from London. The children had the pleasure of listening and being part of a workshop with the quartet.

Investors in People

Canolfan Addysg Y Bont are delighted to have been awarded the Investor's in People 'Silver' standard recently, following an external assessment. It is very pleasing to have external expertise confirm that as an establishment, everyone's contribution is valued, and core values are shared. We must always remember that our staff are the most valuable resource we have.


The summer season is a busy one for the music department. We are currently preparing our Samba band to perform on the square in Llangefni during the week of Gwyl Cefni. Also our brass band will perform Grieg pieces in a concert at school in conjunction with Menter Môn.


GryffaloAs part of the term's theme 'Play', Cynradd 1 have been busy creating Gruffalo masks after hearing the story in the classroom. After creating their masks, they then set about decorating a large Gruffalo and small mouse to put up on the wall.

Joseph Show

Ceint 3 have been extremely busy over the past few weeks making sausage and bacon baps to sell to staff. With proceeds they went over to Venue Cymru, Llandudno to see the show Joseph, they all enjoyed very much.

Red Nose Day

Diwrnod Trwynau CochOn Friday 13th March everyone at the school were busy raising money for a good cause, there were delicious cakes for sale, pupils wore their own clothes, and the staff took part in guess the baby game. A very busy day with everyone contributing to a good cause.

Gymnastics Competition

GymnastegA gymnastics competition was run in partnership with the Welsh Gymnastics Rotary and Disability Sport Wales in school. Pupils from other schools came to join in the competition. There has been a success and pupils went to Bala to compete further. Everyone enjoyed and everyone has received a ribbon or medal, well done to Kieran Owen and James Edwards for winning the trophy for coming first in their competitions.

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Charity Shop

Again this year, a group of pupils from school ran a charity shop for a week at Holyhead. The shop has again been a success with the pupils experience working and running a shop. Thanks to everyone who has supported this initiative.