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News; 2021

February

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Sports

A Winning Combination for Jake

Recently, our Head of Sixth Form, Mr. Davis spoke to Old Davidean Jake Jones about his journey from St David’s to his career as a Mechanical Engineer.

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Lions' Gate Upgrades

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March

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World Book Day – Let’s Talk about Books

Usually, teachers and pupils arrive at school dressed as their most loved characters bringing their favourite books to life. Despite not being together this year, the English Department has created ‘Book Stars’ in line with our ‘STAR 21’ theme.

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April

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Experiments Continued During School Shutdown

Year 7 pupils were able to do some practical work at home thanks to the school’s enterprising new Chemistry teacher. Doctor of Chemistry,...

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Looking Back - School Production Week

This week would normally be School Production week, so we are having a look back over some of our past productions. Our annual musical...

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Play Vital at St David's College

Play may seem straightforward, yet it is vitally important to a child’s development and this is why at St David’s College we have...

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May

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Performing Arts as Vibrant as Ever!

As the School Production should have taken place this term, we caught up with the Performing Arts Department to find out what is...

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St David's Starring Role

Not many people know St David’s College was used as a location for a major film starring one of the biggest names in British cinema at...

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Remembering Kate Shepton

As some of you may know, Kate Shepton, wife of Bob Shepton our first School Chaplain, has sadly passed away recently. Bob and Kate...

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Meet the House Parents: Mrs. Sian Mulvihill - Cader

Sian Mulvihill has been Cader Housemaster for four years, after starting her journey at St David’s College as a History and English...

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Pupil Profile: Zachary Valentine

Receiving straight A*/A’s in all 10 of his GCSE results was a particularly sweet moment for Year 12 pupil Zachary, who at the age of...

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Oliver Passes Grade 7 Cello

Congratulations must go this week to our very own mini music maestro, Oliver Pearce, who has passed his Grade 7 Cello examination at only...

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St David’s College Trio RGC U18’s Call Up

St David’s College, based just outside Llandudno, is incredibly proud to announce that three of the 1st XV Rugby team have been called up...

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Meet the House Parents: Mr. Jon Demery - Snowdon

Jon Demery arrived at St David’s as a young DT teacher in 1992. From the very beginning, he and his wife Ann embraced the St David’s...

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St David's College Mock Election

A politically aware Sixth Form pupil has organised a mock election in line with the Senedd and local Welsh elections taking place on May...

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Rob's Getting Ready For The Future

Before joining St David’s College Rob Muirhead had dreamed of becoming an engineer but never had the confidence to pursue it, having been...

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Meet the House Parents: Mr. Nick Cogger - Tryfan

After enjoying life as a pupil at St David’s, Nick Cogger’s return as a residential assistant and teacher has led to his aspiration of...

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June

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Awards Assemblies - Year 5&6 and Year 12 (Lower 6th)

Today was the turn of years 5 & 6 and year 12 to have their awards assemblies. Mr Russell spoke about how difficult change is to manage...

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Triple AAA Sports Day Week

As our traditional Sports Day couldn’t take place this year due to ongoing restrictions, our innovative PE & Sports Department came up...

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Chapel Walks

We caught up with Revd. Tim Hall, St David's School Chaplain to find out how School Chapel services have evolved to suit the COVID...

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Catching up with the Chaplaincy Interns

Simeon Hayns and Seirian Watkins (affectionately known as Sim and Sei) are the first Chaplaincy Interns that St David’s has welcomed into...

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Never Give Up

“Never give up” is the school’s famous mantra and this simple phrase never leaves any pupils that attend St David’s College and it has...

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July

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Thank you Rev. Tim Hall

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St David’s College & RGC Partnership

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Teachers

Meet Mr Martin O'Leary

Your first Headmaster at St David's College was one of the school’s founder, John Mayor, what was he like to work with? I first came to...

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August

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Results

St David’s College GCSE Success

St David’s College is delighted to announce an outstanding set of GCSE and BTEC Level 2 results from our year 11 group. Our pupils have shown resilience and commitment and have earned the results to prove it. 96.97% of St David’s pupils achieved 5 or more GCSEs & BTEC Level 2 at A*-C or the equivalent, with 34.6% of grades awarded being A* - A or the equivalent.

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A-level & BTEC Success

St David’s College is proud to report an outstanding set of A-Level and BTEC Level 3 results from our year 13 group this Summer. Despite the background of a second year of COVID disruption, our pupils have achieved a 100% pass rate across all Level 3 qualifications with an outstanding 51.5% of grades awarded being A* - A or Distinction* - Distinction.

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September

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House Raft Race '21

This weekend saw the return of the annual House Raft Race.

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New Head Girl & Head Boy

A new school year means a new Head Girl and Head Boy. Sophie Hunt and Zachary Valentine met with Mr. Russell on their first day back in school and were presented with their school prefect ties. We took the time to sit down with them and chat about what it means to them to hold such prestigious positions at St David’s, their plans for the upcoming year, and what legacy they hope to leave behind.

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Leadership Day 2021

Today saw the return of our annual Year 12 Leadership Day.

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