Daily Archives: July 4, 2014


Fun Run 2014
Sixth Form students turned out in style once again in order to do their bit to support Sport Relief and Sixth Form funds. All participants completed the one mile fancy dress fun run, although some considerably faster than others. An overall sum of £500 was raised, which, when coupled with other events held, means that we have been able to […]

Fancy Dress Fun Run


Ski Trip 2014
The Unofficial Diary of a School Ski Trip 2014   Friday 21st February to Saturday 22nd February A clear, crisp morning at Castell Alun High School and 43 students and 6 staff board the coach ready for the ski adventure ahead. The 27- hour journey to Amade in Austria was indeed gruelling but not without its highlights. Mr Swale was […]

Ski Trip 2014


Astronomy Experiment
On Friday 21st March (the Spring Equinox), budding Astronomy GCSE students from Castell Alun took part in a recreation of a famous experiment first performed by ancient Greek mathematician Eratosthenes, who was the first person to accurately determine the circumference of the Earth way back in 240 BC. The experiment is very simple – the length of a shadow cast […]

Astronomy Experiment



Glan LLyn 2014
On Monday the 3rd of March, 2014, 40 year nine students travelled to Glan-llyn in Bala for a day of outdoor activities, while our spoken Welsh. In the morning we split into two groups, with one doing raft building and the other canoeing, and after an hour we swapped.   The activities were lots of fun and everybody survived to […]

Glan Llyn Visit