Strafford Private Buses

This will be continuing in September. The pick up times will be
8.20am by Price Coaches
8.25 by Bargain Booze
The cost will be £3 per day and this can be paid on-line. If you have any issuesplease phone the school on Tuesday 3rd September. 

Normal School Buses

If you have any quieries regarding the normal school buses phone
School Transport on
Wrexham 729726 or 298996

Parent App

Letter explaining about the new Parent App.



Change to the School Day

Letter with information on the outcome of the Change to the School Day Consultation

London Trip December '19

The letter sets out the changes to the date for the London Trip

'Momo Challenge'

Find attached is a letter from Mrs Slinn warning of the 'Momo Challenge'', which is a concern that you should be aware of. Also there is an information sheet that you may find useful.

School Transport Applications

With effect from 1st March 2019, parents will be able to apply for their child’s free school transport via the Council’s online Citizen’s Portal as they already do for school admissions. Information from School Transport can be found here.

Canteen update - 999 Account


As from Monday 4th March 2019 there will no longer be an emergency dinner account for pupils at lunchtime if they do not have lunch provided by parents. The emergency dinner account currently costs the school over £1,000 a year. After half term if any pupils forget their money or packed lunch they will then be able to go to their Pastoral Support Mentor for a cereal bar if parents aren't able to bring something in.


Also, free school meal pupils, if they spend their allocated amount at break time then no extra food will be provided at lunchtime.

 Private Bus Update

Strafford’s have informed the school that from Wednesday 13th February, pupils who are normally collected from the bus stop at Bryn Hedd will now be collected from Price coaches’ depot, mornings only at 8.25. They will be dropped off after school at the usual stop of Bryn Hedd. Strafford’s, the company running the service is remaining the same. All other stops will remain the same. Please contact the school if you require further information.

School Update - Weather 

Please presume that the school is open unless you read otherwise via our social media pages, YBA website and WCBC school closures site. If in the unlikely event a decision was made to close the school in inclement weather we would inform you as soon as possible, however please understand that such a decision is complex and is dependent on transport running, health and safety around the school site and also the day’s weather forecast.

 Bad Weather

Headteachers letter with detailed information about the proceedures if in the unlikely event the school is closed or has to be closed during the day.

'Given to Shine'

 Please find a letter attached explaining the launch of the scheme.


 Welsh Baccalaureate

A new bilingual video explaining the components that make up the Welsh Bacc is now available on the Qualifications Wales website for parents and KS4 pupils.

Real Madrid Tour update

Please find attached the latest letter confirming the date and times of the flights, amended payment plan dates and details, passport details form, online payment information and Inspiresport Terms and Conditions.





See what we've been up to in our latest newsletter here . If you require a hard copy of the newsletter please call the school on 01978 720700 or email

College Information for September 2019

14-19 College Courses

Year 10 - will commence on Tuesday 10th September 1.30 - 4.15pm

Year 11 - will commence on Wednesday 4th September 1.30 - 4.15pm


Year 10 - will commence on Monday 9th September 4.30 - 6.30pm

Year 11 - will commence on Tuesday 10th September 4.30 - 6.30pm

Performing Arts Trip to New York 2020

Please click on the below links for information about the proposed New York trip 2020:

Letter to parents


New Uniform from September 2019

Please click here for a copy of the leaflet regarding our new school uniform.

Letter in response to parents concern over the quality of blazers

Appointment of new Headteacher

Please click here for a copy of the letter with details of our new Headteacher, Mrs Slinn, who will start at Ysgol Bryn Alyn in September 2018.

Behaviour for Learning

New Behaviour System Launched at Ysgol Bryn Alyn!

We are delighted with the impact it is having on attitudes for learning within the classroom. For further information please click on the attachment.

Parent information on new behaviour system

We now have a facebook page!

Please search for Ysgol Bryn Alyn (its the page with our 'Nothing Without Effort' logo as the profile picture) to like our page.

You can also follow us on twitter @YsgolBrynAlyn

Parent Governor Opportunity

We currently have a vacancy for a Parent Governor. Please contact the school on 01978 720700 or email for further information.

'How was school today?'

The Welsh Goverment have released a document entitled 'How was school today?'. This is a parents' and carers' guide to secondary school for children aged 11-14. Read a copy here or contact the school if you require a hard copy.


Free School Meals - Are You Missing Out?

Read the NEW FREE SCHOOL MEAL INFORMATION in English and Welsh. You can view more information and apply by clicking on Free School Meals


Pupil Deprivation Grant

You can find the school deprivation grant details here



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