Ysgol Eifionydd, Porthmadog
Coordinates: Ysgol Eifionydd is a bilingual comprehensive school in Porthmadog, Gwynedd, Wales. The majority of its students speak Welsh as a first language and receive their education through the medium of Welsh. The school is located next to the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway in Porthmadog.
The school is over a century old. One of its most famous ex-students was the poet and scholar T. H. Parry-Williams, who first attended the school aged 11 in 1898. Previously it was a grammar school and was called Ysgol Ganolradd Porthmadog.
Rob Piercy, a successful local artist, was previously the art teacher at Ysgol Eifionydd.
The age of the pupils is 11–16 years and the pupils are led by Dewi Rhys Bowen as the head master.
In 2019, Ysgol Eifionydd will be celebrating 125 years of being a secondary school.
- Dewi Bowen
- Alwen P. Watkin
- Richard Williams
- Gwilym R. Hughes
- Robert Wyn Jackson
Notable former pupils
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