Vale of Glamorgan students performed well at this year's Urdd National Eisteddfod.

The county's schools shone in a variety of categories at the Eisteddfod, held in Meifod, Powys.

The event saw a record-breaking 100,454 young people registering to compete in more than 400 competitions.

Among the competitors, pupils from Ysgol Sant Baruc, Ysgol Pen y Garth, Ysgol Sant Curig, Ysgol Bro Morgannwg and Llantwit Major Secondary School placed highly in a range of categories.

Ysgol Bro Morgannwg's Instrumental Ensemble Years 7, 8 and 9 winnersYsgol Bro Morgannwg's Instrumental Ensemble Years 7, 8 and 9 winners (Image: Vale of Glamorgan Council)

Sant Curig pupil Ewan James Baker secured the first-place prize for Guitar Solo Years 6 and under.

The school had second place in the Band/Individual Artists category for primary school-aged pupils and the Instrumental Ensemble Years 6 and under.

Pen y Garth won second place in the Creative Dance category.

Similarly, Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Morgannwg made a strong showing, with pupils shining in both solo and group events.

Eleanor Rose Baker and Stephanie Angela Maurer took the top spots for Guitar Solo Years 7, 8, 9 and Years 10 and above respectively.

The school also had gold medals for Instrumental Ensemble Years 7,8 and 9, and Multimedia Dance Year 7 to Under 25-years-old. The SATB choir came second in Year 13 and Under category.

Llantwit Major School's Daisy Grace Jones collected gold in the Woodwind Solo Year 10 to under 19-years-old competition.

Ysgol Bro Morgannwg also won gold in the Multimedia Dance Year 7 to Under 25-years-oldYsgol Bro Morgannwg also won gold in the Multimedia Dance Year 7 to Under 25-years-old (Image: Vale of Glamorgan Council)

Paula Ham, director of learning and skills for the Vale of Glamorgan Council, said: "I’m thrilled to see so many Vale pupils being recognised for their talents at this year’s Urdd Eisteddfod.

"A huge congratulations to all participating schools, you should be very proud of yourselves – da iawn i chi gyd!"

The festival also saw pupils from Ysgol Iolo Morganwg in Cowbridge perform alongside Steps star Ian 'H' Watkins.

Students co-wrote the song Bydd yn ti dy hun with Welsh singer Caryl Parry Jones, imbued with messages of kindness and self-acceptance.