Llanedeyrn High School

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Llanedeyrn High School
Motto Achievement, Equality, Excellence
Established 1970
Closed 2014
Type State secondary
Location Roundwood
CF23 9US
51°30′46″N 3°08′59″W / 51.5129°N 3.1497°W / 51.5129; -3.1497Coordinates: 51°30′46″N 3°08′59″W / 51.5129°N 3.1497°W / 51.5129; -3.1497
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–16
Website llanedeyrn.cardiff.sch.uk

Llanedeyrn High School (Welsh: Ysgol Uwchradd Llanedeyrn) was a comprehensive school located in the Llanedeyrn area of Cardiff, Wales. It opened in 1970 as the first purpose-built comprehensive school in Wales.

Because of falling pupil numbers, in 2008 a decision was made to close Llanedeyrn and two other Cardiff comprehensive schools.[1] From September 2011 Llanedeyrn High School did not take in any new pupils at Year 7 and the school finally closed in the summer of 2014. Remaining pupils were transferred to Llanishen High School or Cardiff High School, or could apply to attend St Teilo's Church in Wales High School. St Teilo's took over the school's old site at Roundwood Gardens, Llanedeyrn, after moving from its former location in Penylan. New state-of-the-art buildings were constructed on the former playing fields.[2]

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  1. ^ "Secondary school closures agreed", BBC News, 4 December 2008. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Plans submitted for £50m ‘futuristic’ Cardiff secondary school ", Wales Online, 15 June 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2016.