Ysgol John Bright

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Ysgol John Bright
Established 1896
Headteacher (Pennaeth) Mr. W.G. Davies
Founder John Bright MP
Location Maesdu Road
Llandudno
Conwy
LL30 1DF
Wales Coordinates: 53°19′15″N 3°49′29″W / 53.32079°N 3.82480°W / 53.32079; -3.82480
Local authority Conwy
DfE URN 401684 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 364
Gender male and female
Ages 10–19
Website www.johnbright.conwy.sch.uk

Ysgol John Bright is a secondary school on Maesdu Road, Llandudno in Conwy County Borough, Wales. It was founded with money and support from the social reformer John Bright, whose son died in Llandudno in 1864. It serves the state secondary education sector in the Llandudno area and has around 1200 pupils. The school was recently rebuilt and opened in September 2004. The school was originally located in Central Llandudno. The school is now on its third site. The most recent buildings cost some £20,000,000.

The headteacher from September 1993 until December 2008 was Mrs. Irene Perry, replaced by Graham Davies the current Head. As of September 2011, the school has a new deputy head, Mr Matthew Vickery, and four assistant heads, Mrs Samantha Lewis Jones, Mr Karl Lawson, Mrs Jane Aldridge and Mr Ben Williams.

Examinations[edit]

The school offers education for KS3, KS4 and Post-16 students. It offers GCSE, Entry Level examinations for KS4 and AS-level and A-level for Post-16 education. The school is well known for its exceptional sports facilities.[citation needed] The school performs a different musical production each year.

Notable former pupils[edit]

  • Neal Eardley. Football. Birmingham City Right-back.
  • Professor Gareth Pierce Williams, 1958 Penrhynside. Mathematics. Planetary Atmospheres Research, Princeton University, USA.[1]
  • Baron Roberts of Llandudno - former President of the Welsh Liberal Democrats and Methodist Minister
  • Lord Borrie QC - Lawyer. Evacuated to Llandudno during World War II.

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