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Urdd Eisteddfod Success

Congratulations to Katherine Rees and Emily Olsen who achieved First place in the Loughor round of the Urdd Eisteddfod at Ysgol Gyfun Gŵyr on 6 March.

Emily was competing in the under-19 piano solo and Katherine in the female solo. We had a long, but highly entertaining, evening and there was great praise for them both. The County Eisteddfod will be held at Ysgol Gyfun Bryntawe on the 20 March.

A group of Art students from Llwyn y Bryn, Tycoch and Gorseinon also took part in the Art, Design and Technology competitions. The results were:

Under-25 2D Group Work
1st Robert Hughes and Dale Hanan
2nd Samantha Marshall and Sonny Simoncini
3rd Thomas Diamond and Joseph Cullen
3rd Jennifer Banks and Tommaso Giampino

Fashion 19-25
1st Amy Spencer

Art Collection 19-25
1st Amy Jackson
2nd Hannah Beniamous

Artefact 19-25
1st Bethan Dowding
2nd Chelsea Morgan

Design and Technology Under-19
1st Phoebe Daniels

Artefact Under-19
1st Jeno Davies (unglazed bowl)

Art Under-19
2nd Alice Samuel
3rd Claire Hill

The First and Second place winners from each competition go through to the National Urdd Eisteddfod in Caerphilly. If they achieve First, Second or Third their work will be exhibited in the Art and Design Exhibition until the end of May.

They will join Jacqueline Morgan, who is competing in the 19-25 Cookery category and Ffion Spiller, Megan Hayler and Georgia Howell who are in a Hairdressing competition. Good luck to all of our students!