Ysgol Glan y Môr

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For the school in Carmarthenshire, see Glan-y-Mor Comprehensive School.
Ysgol Glan y Môr
YsgolGlanYMorLogo.jpg
Address
Cardiff Road
Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 5NU, Wales
Information
Type Comprehensive
Established 1969
LEA Gwynedd Council
Headteacher Menai Jones
Gender Co-educational
Age 11 to 16
Enrollment 525
Medium of language Welsh
Houses Tudwal     , Enlli     , Gwylan     
Colour(s) Dark Green and Amber         
Website

Ysgol Glan y Môr is a comprehensive school in the market town of Pwllheli in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. The school serves a large part of the Llŷn Peninsula (Welsh: Penrhyn Llŷn).

History[edit]

The modern school was formed when the former Pwllheli Grammar School and the Frondeg Secondary Modern Schools merged. These occupied sites at Ysgol Penrallt (Now home to the Pwllheli campus of Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor) and Upper Ala Road, respectively. The two schools merged in mid-1969 to form a comprehensive school.

The junior pupils (First Year and Second Year) were located at the Ysgol Penrallt site and the senior pupils (Third Year and upwards) were located at a new building constructed on Cardiff Road. This new school was subsequently expanded to accommodate all pupils in the 1990s.

Notable former pupils[edit]

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Coordinates: 52°52′55″N 4°25′26″W / 52.8820°N 4.4238°W / 52.8820; -4.4238