Our Achievements

Estyn Inspection 2016

Ysgol Bryn Deva were recognised as having excellent practice in care, support and guidance and partnership working.  The two contrasting initiatives in particular have had a very positive impact on pupil wellbeing and standards of attainment.  These are ‘Clwb Seren Bach’, the school’s nurture group and ‘Touching the Sky’, a project aimed at improving fitness and combating poverty through tackling childhood obesity.

To read more about these initiatives, click on the following link:

Estyn Best Practice Case Study 2016 – Improving wellbeing and standards of attainment.

Green Flag Status

During 2022 our school was awarded the much coveted Eco Schools Green Flag Award, this very prestigious honour was made in recognition of the high standard of work that has taken place in the school to date in regards to the Environment.

The school’s Eco Code, “SORRY” has really been taken to heart by pupils and staff. Our boys and girls, under the leadership of Miss Foley and Mrs Curtis, have been involved in the creation of habitats for birds and insects and they have planted numerous trees and plants to enhance the school grounds and to provide habitats for animals.

The biggest focus for the Eco Council has been on electricity, litter picking and recycling within the school.  Please click on the link below to read more about our action plan:

Active Journeys

The School Council gained the bronze award for Active Journeys in 2019, the silver award in 2021 and we gained the gold award in November 2023!

Cymraeg Campus

Our school is working to achieve the Cymraeg Campus Language Charter. We are trying to increase the use of Welsh by pupils, staff and the wider school community.

We have three awards to work towards -bronze, silver and gold. We have ten targets to achieve for each award.

Our school has an active Criw Cymraeg – a group of pupils who promote Welsh. Our Criw Cymraeg will lead the Charter.

In 2020 we obtained the bronze award for Cymraeg Campus, and the silver award in 2023!