EXCELLENT examination results were once again the trademark of Barry’s Welsh-medium Ysgol Bro Morgannwg as the pupils maintained A-level success.

Pupils, parents and teachers saw the school achieves a pass rate of 96.2 per cent of pupils attaining an E grade or above in two or more A-level subjects; level three threshold).

A total of 80.6 per cent of all entries were graded at A*to C while 34.1 per cent of all grades were A*or A - an improvement of 5.9 per cent points since 2017.

And the school led the way in exhibiting its language expertise with twins Brennig and Tirion Davies excelling with A* and A, grades.

But the twins with go their separate language and university ways with Brennig off to study English at Oxford university and his sister Tirion off the study Welsh and journalism at Cardiff university.

Staff said they took pride in the success of all pupils who reached their potential and worked tirelessly to achieve what they deserved.

The Skills Challenge Certificate was a strength of the school with all pupils benefitting from refining a wide variety of skills.

A total of 88 per cent of pupils gained A*to B grades with 53 per cent gaining A*to A.

All BTEC grades were graded at Distinction* grades.

Head teacher, Hwyel Price said: “I wish to congratulate all pupils on their results and in particular Niclas Want for gaining 3A* and 1A grades, Brennig Davies (4A*) and Nia Brown (3A*) thus ensuring that both have a place to study English Literature at Oxford University, and Jessica Gulliver on her 3A* grades and A*in the Skills Challenge Certificate.

“Llinos Jones secured 2A* and one A grade and will study at the Royal Northern College of Music whilst Manon Ogwen Parry has secured a scholarship to study music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.”

“Congratulations to all the pupils and staff,” he added. “We wish all pupils every success in the future. Well done.”

Hywel Price, Headteacher; “We are delighted with the results and they fully reflect the commitment of staff and pupils during the past two years. We wish all pupils the very best as they embark on a new and exciting period in their lives.”