Elfed High School

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Elfed High School
Address
Mill Lane
CH7 3HQ
Wales
Coordinates 53°10′19″N 3°04′59″W / 53.17185°N 3.08313°W / 53.17185; -3.08313
Information
Established 1954
LEA Flintshire
Ofsted number 401701
Headteacher Rosemary A Jones OBE
Staff 60
Gender [Not Applicable]
Enrollment 750
Language English
Website

Elfed High School is a high school on Mill Lane in Buckley, Flintshire, in northeast Wales.

Admissions[edit]

The student population is around 650 and growing. It is a predominantly English speaking school, but the Welsh language and ethos is integrated throughout the broad ranging curriculum offered to students. The Elfed is maintained by the Flintshire Local Education Authority.

History[edit]

Opened in 1954, the school was named after Hywel Elfed Lewis 1860-1953, the renowned bard and scholar who served as Archdruid of the National Eisteddfod of Wales from 1924 to 1928. In 1967 it became a Senior Comprehensive, serving a wide catchment area, including Buckley, Hawarden, Mynydd Isa, Saltney, Caergwrle and Hope. The school became fully comprehensive in 1973, serving the communities of Buckley, Mynydd Isa, Drury and surrounding areas. The main partner primary schools are Southdown, Westwood, Mountain Lane and Drury schools, but the school also attracts pupils from a number of others. Students from outside the normal catchment area who choose to attend the Elfed HS use public transport. The vast majority of students use bicycles or walk to school.

From September 2015 the Elfed HS education provision was re-categorized by the Flintshire Local Authority from 11-18 to 11-16.

Alumni[edit]

The Elfed[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Estyn Report 2015 and Best practice reports https://www.estyn.gov.wales/provider/6644011 https://www.estyn.gov.wales/best-practice/learning-directors-literacy-and-numeracy