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Learner of the Month - Archived


Year 7 

Thomas Ashby, 7SB
Thomas is a hardworking and committed student. He has shown these strengths by getting involved in multiple extra curricular activities such as Eisteddfod, We Will Rock You and Walk the Global Walk. Fantastic effort Thomas!! 

Ffion Botevyle, 7DW
Ffion has shown signs of vast improvement this term in her work, attitude and overall ethos to her studies.  A pleasing half term Ffion, keep it up!

Year 8

Connor Taylor, 8AW
Connor has worked very hard to improve his behaviour this term. He is polite and thoughtful in form and makes others around him happy.

Paula Jenkins, 8AW
Paula has consistently worked hard this year, she always tries to see the best in every scenario and to face school with positivity.

Year 9

Bradley Evans, 9PD
Bradley has made a concerted effort in all of his subjects. Keep up the good work.

Alisha Brown, 9AH
Alisha is a hardworking pupil with a positive attitude towards all aspects of her school life and extra-curricular activities such as participating in 'We Will Rock You' and the Oxfam 'Changemakers' project.

Year 10

Zac Griffiths, 10AP
Zac has made a concerted effort in all of his subjects and he has 181 achievement points. Keep up the good work.

Emily Ford, 10MS
Emily is a lovely, dedicated student / form captain who always gives 100%. She is a member of the school council and always wants to do her best. A pleasure to teach!!

Year 11


Lawrence Williams, 11RA
Lawrence has deservedly become a Learner of the Month for the second time and continues to make a highly positive contribution to the life of the school. He played a key, assistant role in providing the sound in our recent school production of 'We Will Rock You' and performed a similar function in our annual Eisteddfod. He is a very popular member of our school community who has earned the respect of staff and pupils alike for his friendly personality and willingness to help others. We wish him every success in the forthcoming GCSE exams!

Holly Whitfield, 11RA
Holly is yet another worthy winner of this award from 11RA. She has steadily improved her attendance over the year and recently achieved an encouraging set of trial exam results. Holly has gained in confidence to the point where she is now happier to engage more in class discussions and recently helped with Ty Gwenllian's English recitation preparations in our annual Eisteddfod. She is looking forward to achieving a pleasing set of GCSE results this summer. 


Year 7 

Joseph Maddrick, 7HB
Joseph is a conscientious worker in all his lessons and has had a very encouraging first few months at Glan-y-Môr. 

Nara Conlon, 7HB
Nara works conscientiously at all times. Her positivity and cheerfulness are also fantastic qualities!

 Year 8

Taylor Rowley, 8AW
Taylor is a kind, thoughtful pupil who tries his absolute hardest in lessons. Taylor works well with his TA to complete all work and is a happy member of 8AW.


Frances Mackie, 8RP
Fran is a positive and enthusiastic pupil who gets involved in all possible opportunities. In January, she has been a part of the Oxfam Changemakers, 'We Will Rock You', represented the school at cross country, played for the Y8 hockey team and represented the year group at school council. At the same time, she continues to work hard in all her lessons.  Amazing work Fran!


Year 9

Thomas Oag, 9PD 
Thomas has continued to work well in year 9. He has been nominated for LOTM as he continues to put the effort into his work and endeavours to complete all work to the best of his abilities. He has 100% attendance and has achieved 91 achievements points.


Kira-Lee Thomas-Jones, 9DS
Kira-Lee is very punctual, has improved attendance, excellent uniform standards and is kind and polite.

Year 10

Owain Babbage, 10MS
Owain is a hard working an unassuming student whose diligence has resulted in commendable progress in his GCSE subjects. He is a worthy recipient of this award!

Caitlin Evans, 10MS
Caitlin is a quiet, unassuming and hard working student whose diligence has resulted in commendable progress in her GCSE subjects. Well done Caitlin.

Year 11

Matthew Pritchard, 11RA
Matthew is a previous winner of Learner of the Month and continues to achieve positive outcomes in many areas. He is a Senior Leader with an excellent record of attendance, a very pleasing number of achievement points and is on track to produce a fine set of GCSE results. In his spare time, Matthew is a proud member of the Air Cadets. 

Tamzin Davies, 11KJ
Tamzin is a lovely pupil who will definitely put the hard yards in between now and her GCSEs. Da iawn Tamzin.



Year 7 

Finley Bevan-Jones, 7PS
Finley has picked up a fantastic number of achievement points for his hard work and effort in all subjects.

Bethan Dodds, 7DW 

Bethan has endeavoured to show her best since starting at Glan-y-Môr.  Her work ethic and dedication to her studies is exemplary.  Da iawn Bethan.


Year 8 

Jesse Lloyd, 8AW
Jesse is a hard working pupil throughout school. He has a determined attitude and completes tasks to the best of his ability. In form he listens to instructions and is polite and kind to others.

Ebony Johnston, 8RP
Ebony is one of the most hardworking and dedicated pupils in the year. Not only does she try her best in every lesson, she always takes the initiative to contribute to the wider school community. Well done Ebony!

Year 9 

Ben Davies, 9KR
Ben is a dedicated and hardworking pupil who puts his best effort into everything he does. He is an excellent representative for his year group.  

Georgia Massocchi, 9AH
Georgia is a hard working pupil who drives herself to do well. Her competitive nature and will to constantly improve has caused her to be awarded Learner of the Month for December 2019.

Year 10

Zach Nelmes-Palmer, 10DP
Zach is a hardworking member of Year 10. He approaches his work in a mature manner and is always keen to do well. He takes a full part in form activities and is a reliable and trustworthy member of Year 11.

Pia Wright-Murray, 10MS
Pia is very polite and hardworking and is a pleasure to teach and have in my form. She is intelligent, diligent and is making excellent progress in all her GCSE subjects.

Year 11

Rhys Campell, 11KJ
Having moved here from the USA, Rhys has worked hard extremely hard to catch up on all his GCSE work and thoroughly deserves this award. Da iawn Rhys.

Ella Lake, 11ES
A well deserved Learner of the Month award for Ella, who despite a difficult end to year 10 has shown determination and commitment to her studies and school life. Her attitude, effort and positivity make her a role model to others and she is a valued member of 11ES and the school as a whole. Well done Ella!


Year 7 

Finlay Stewart, 7DYB
Finlay is always very polite and well mannered. Finlay is a friend to everyone in form and is a popular member of the class. Last month Finlay represented the school in the urdd swimming competition which is a fantastic achievement.

Bridie Crowley, 7PS
Bridie has shown a mature attitude to secondary school life. She has willingly helped and supported another pupil in the form class. Her hard work and effort in lessons has enabled her to move up a set in Maths.

Year 8 

Shane Robinson, 8DC
Shane has been awarded LOTM for his efforts with the School Council, his recent inclusion in the book scrutiny and participation in the book scrutiny meeting at Bryngwyn.

Gabby Chaplin, 8DC
Gabby is a well deserved winner for her ongoing effort and maturity and inclusion in the recent book scrutiny.

Year 9

Isabelle Evans, 9PD
Isabelle has achieved high achievement points and has set consistently high standards of effort and behaviour.

Joseph Lloyd, 9PD
Joseph has set consistently high standards of effort and behaviour and achieved high achievement points.


Year 10

Iestyn Lewis, 10MS
Iestyn is hard working, very polite and is a pleasure to teach. He is diligent, intelligent and is making excellent progress in all his GCSE subjects.

Macenzie Gower, 10MS
Macenzie is very polite, hardworking and is a pleasure to have in my form. She is intelligent, diligent and is making excellent progress in all her GCSE subjects.

Year 11

Jordan Thomas, 11RA
Jordan is an extremely worthy winner of the Learner of the Month Award. His behaviour, attitude, effort and positivity make him a superb role model for others to follow. He has maintained excellent attendance this term and produced some great work in Welsh Bac lessons. In his spare time, Jordan enjoys photography and hopes to pursue this at college. Da iawn a phob lwc yn y dofodol Jordan!

Katelin Sutton, 11ES
Since joining us at the start of the year 10, Katelin has shown huge improvements in all aspects of school life. Well done Katelin, you are a valued member of 11ES and the school as a whole!


Year 7 

Oliver Thomas, 7DYB
Oliver works to a high standard and always tried his best in everything he does. Oliver worked exceptionally well during the Theme Day and was able to take part in a confident and clear speech in front of the class discussing the topic of looking after our environment. Oliver has also represented the school playing football for the Year 7 team on more than one occasion.

Abigail Webb, 7SB
Abigail has shown great enthusiasm in all aspects of school since starting Ysgol Glan-y-Mor. I am truly proud of all her efforts and I hope she continues to flourish throughout the academic year. Ardderchog!

Year 8

Thomas Collins, 8ARJ
Thomas has been a model pupil this half term. His teachers regularly give him achievement points for 'going the extra mile' in lessons. He is helpful, polite and is always looking to get involved in extra curricula activities. 

Emma Botevyle, 8ARJ
Emma has demonstrated academic excellence in all of the subjects she takes. She is enthusiastic about learning and always strives to do her best. She is always looking to help and will 'take the lead' when working in groups. She is a very talented student.

Year 9

Rhys Davies, 9AH
Rhys is a popular young man who works well at all time with everybody. This is reflected in his recent Gold Certificate. He thoroughly deserves to be Learner of the Month.

Alysha Gregory-Woodall, 9DS
Alysha is always well prepared for school and a very helpful member of the form.

Year 10

Riley Kerr, 10MS
Riley has great attitude, 100% attendance and is achieving very well across the board. He is extremely  pleasant and polite and is an excellent member of 10MS.

Aimee John, 10MS
Aimee has 100% attendance, great attitude and is achieving very well across the board. She is extremely pleasant and polite and is an excellent member of 10MS.

Year 11

Mollie Dunning, 11KJ
Mollie puts 100% effort into schoolwork and extra-curricular activities. Well deserved award. Ardderchog Mollie.

Owen Harris, 11KJ
Owen quietly gets on with his work and is gaining achievement points on a daily basis. Da iawn Owen.



Year 7 

Caitlin Clohessy, 7HB
Caitlin has had an excellent start in Glan-y-Môr. She has shown a very positive attitude to school life and to learning. Well done Caitlin! 

Oscar Leighton, 7PS
Oscar is a hardworking and polite pupil. He has made an excellent start to Glan-y-Môr. Oscar has gained many achievement points already as a result of his positive attitude to learning. Da Iawn!

Year 8

Jordan Davies, 8ARJ
Jordan has excelled not only in his work but in school life too. He has been focused, always wanting to put forward or contribute in lessons but above all he has been eager to learn and improve on how he manages his own behaviour, in a controlled way, which has seen major improvements and resulting in a focused attentive pupil in lesson 5. Very well done Jordan, keep it up!

Kelsey Price, 8RP
Kelsey is always hard working, helpful and kind to others. She has a positive attitude and is always willing to contribute to all aspects of school life. 

Year 9

Annika Hewitt, 9PD
Annika has made an extremely positive start to the term and is representing Glan-y-Môr on the Pembrey & Burry Port Youth Town Council. 

Nathaniel Jones, 9DS
Nathaniel is always polite and kind. He is very helpful and has a calm temperament. Well done Nathaniel.

Year 10


Samantha Doult, 10DP
Samantha is hardworking with good attendance and always sets herself high targets. She is polite and well behaved at all times.

Cameron Morgans, 10DP
Cameron has good attendance and is hard working and wants to do well. He is polite and well behaved and sets himself high targets.

 Year 11

Sacha Davies, 11RA
Sacha has demonstrated a sustained improvement in her attendance, consistently applying herself to work in all subjects and maintaining a positive approach to school life in general. She intends to be part of the backstage crew in the forthcoming school production of We Will Rock You.  

Jacob Williams, 11RA
Jacob consistently and quietly applies himself to classwork in all areas and achieves steady progress as a result. He has sustained improved attendance, participated in our school production of Bugsy Malone and will also be part of the stage crew for our next production of We Will Rock You. 


Upper School - Megan Gibson, 10KJ

Megan fully deserves this award as she goes the "extra mile" in every subject. Da iawn ti Meg.

Lower School - Levi Morgan, 8SB

Congratulations to Levi who represented Wales Schoolboys U13s and was presented with his debut banner at the Carmarthenshire Schools Football Presentation. Levi has also been recognised for his excellent contribution to our recent sports day.




Upper School - Harry Lenander, 10ES

Harry has been consistent in all aspects of school in his four years at Glan-y-Môr. He is a valued member of the form, always polite and eager to help. Well done Harry! 

Lower School - Alfie Rees, 7ARJ

Alfie is a pleasant and sociable student. He made excellent progress in his subjects throughout June.


Upper School - Miliya Kerr, 10RA

Miliya is yet another in a long line of Learners of the Month from 10RA. To date, she has achieved the second highest number of conduct points in her form and has an excellent record of attendance. Miliya has taken part in an Oxfam project that aimed to raise awareness of the plight of asylum seekers, school eisteddfodau, sports days, open evenings, choir rehearsals and concerts and helped to lead a tour of the school with applicants for a teaching position. She is currently preparing to apply for a role as a Senior Leader. Onward and upward Miliya!


Lower School - Freddie Price, 7DC

Freddie is a confident, friendly and helpful pupil who is eager to do his best at all times. He sees learning as a personal challenge and remains focused on putting effort into the work he does. Whether it is in sporting circles or learning environments Freddie has proven himself to be up to the challenge so far.



Upper School - Lucas Jenkins-Conibeer, 10RA

Lucas is yet another worthy winner from 10RA. He has sustained a very commendable level of achievement points and is working above target in both Science and Geography. He also enjoys ICT and is a Glan-y-Môr Sci-Tech Ambassador. In his spare time, Lucas enjoys visiting the gym. Keep up the great work Lucas!


Lower School - Imogen Massocchi, 9BB

Imogen has demonstrated consistent determination in a variety of academic and extra-curricular activities throughout the year so far. She quietly gets on with the tasks at hand and I am delighted that she has had the recognition she deserves. Well done Imogen!


Upper School - Donna Thomas, 10RA

Donna is yet another worthy winner of Learner of the Month from 10RA. She has been their Form Captain for the last two years, as well as a Language Ambassador. Donna also made a valuable contribution to our annual Eisteddfod and continues to perform well in tests across a range of subjects. To her great credit, Donna also assists in the care of her disabled grandmother out of school. Onward and upward Donna!


Lower School - Dion Protheroe, 9DW

Dion never ceases to amaze us with her continuing array of talents across the board.  Her recent achievements in Kickboxing coaching, her dedication to the local dojo and high standards of work over all areas of learning have given us good reason to give her this award. Da iawn Dion, you deserve it!


Upper School - Kian Day, 10ES

Despite a bumpy start to Year 10, in recent months Kian has really managed to turn things around. He is eager to help both staff and other pupils and always gives 100% effort to his work. Da iawn Kian, keep up the good work!

Lower School - Charlotte Town, 7RP

Charlotte never fails to bring a positive attitude to lessons. She is always polite, hardworking and willing to help others whenever she can. Charlotte has had a superb start to Year 7 and I am sure this will continue. Da iawn!


Upper School - Kaitlin Smith, 11DP

Kaitlin is a delightful pupil who always does her best. She has attended numerous events as a School Leader and recently accompanied our Year 7 pupils to Llangrannog as a SWOG. She is a kind and helpful pupil and thoroughly deserves to be Learner of the Month.

Lower School - Roxanne Patterson, 7CR

Roxanne has settled well at Glan-y-Môr and is a real asset to the form.  She mixes easily with others and is well liked by her peers. She works hard and has a very positive attitude towards school. She is mature and very helpful at all times.  Well done Roxanne!


Upper School - Yasemin Thomas, 11DP

Yasemin is always hardworking, polite and helpful. She is currently working hard for her mock examinations. Yasemin is a highly motivated young lady. Congratulations Yasemin.


Lower School - Eluned Griffiths, 8AH

Eluned always works very hard in all of her classes and has a very positive attitude towards her learning. She currently has the greatest number of achievement points in Year 8 as well as a 100% attendance record. Eluned has also been selected to further develop her Allergen App initially created during the TeenTech challenge day. She is a real credit to herself and 8AH and thoroughly deserves to be Learner of the Month.


Upper School - Morgan Clarke, 10ES

Morgan has made an excellent start to his GCSE studies; demonstrating maturity and eagerness to do well. As well as his efforts in the classroom Morgan is also a dedicated sportsman, playing rugby for Llanelli School Boys and Cricket for Carmarthenshire. Well done Morgan!

Lower School - Mia Lane, 9BB

Mia continues to adopt an excellent attitude in everything she undertakes. She is a determined, focussed and diligent student who deserves every success. Well done Mia on this wonderful achievement!


Upper School - Tom Wilkins, 10KJ

Tom continues to go from strength to strength and has made an excellent start to Year 10. Tom has the maturity and self-discipline to go far - da iawn Tom a dal ati.

Lower School - Suneil Browes, 8AH

Suneil is liked and respected by all he meets. Hard-working and with a great sense of humour, Suneil always gives his best efforts in order to succeed.



Upper School - Isabel Davies, 10RA

Isabel is yet another deserving winner of Learner of the Month from 10RA. She is the epitome of a good all-rounder, having participated in our production of Bugsy Malone, several sports and athletics days, Eisteddfodau and Christmas concerts. Isabel is working towards a Grade 4 on the flute. She achieved a Silver Achievement Points Award at the end of Year 9 and was also the highest achievement points recipient within 9RA by the end of last year.

Lower School - Maeve Lightfoot, 7DC

Maeve has really stepped up to the challenge of secondary school, putting real effort and enthusiasm into all her subjects. Transition is never easy but Maeve's friendly attitude and eagerness to do well has shown through. Her interest in many and varied activities (from acting to surfing) have obviously helped in developing her confidence, and her long term aspirations in Marine Biology definitely seem achievable if she continues like this.



Upper School - Harriet Porter, 9ES


Lower School - Tiah Rees, 7LB

Tiah is a mature, positive and valued member of 7LB and this is the crowning glory of a year of achievement. Not only is Tiah achieving her targets academically but has been involved in extracurricular activities such as a flower dancer for the school Eisteddfod and a key member of Spelling Bee. Both of these competitions show her incredible support to the school and she deserves every success.


Upper School - Jordan Thomas, 9RA 

Jordan is a model pupil in every regard; always attentive, totally focused, independent and diligent in his approach to work, cheerful, immaculately dressed, exceptionally well-behaved and is a thoroughly pleasant young man with a great sense of humour. He has an excellent achievement points score of 174 and in his spare time enjoys playing football, computer games and watching baseball.

Lower School -  Chad Evans-Samuel, 8BB

Chad has made a conscious effort to improve in school this year. He has worked particularly well in a group situation during our Challenge Days. Well done Chad. Mrs Beer and all of 8BB are proud of you. It goes to show that success really does come through effort, (Ymdrech a Lwydda) which is our school motto.



Upper School - Cerys Joseph, 10HB 

Cerys is a conscientious pupil who should be commended for her mature and sensible approach to life. She has a very positive attitude to school and is always dependable and reliant. Her attendance is excellent.

Lower School -  Megan Pugh, 8CR

Megan is a popular and friendly pupil.  She has a very positive attitude towards school and puts a superb effort in to everything she is asked to do. She has very good attendance and always volunteers to take part in extra activities.



Upper School - Olivia Walters, 10HB 

Olivia displays an outstanding attitude to school life. She always puts 100% effort into her school work and sets herself high targets. She takes part in many school activities and is an excellent representative of Glan-y-Môr School.

Lower School - Chloe Smith, 8CR

Chloe is a delightful pupil and an asset to the form.  She has a fantastic attitude towards school and does her very best at all times.  She has achieved a total of 132 achievement points this year and is achieving her targets in all subjects.


Upper School - Matthew Turner, 11DC 

In addition to the fact that he has already achieved a place with the Leeds football squad, Matthew has consistently shown endeavour and a continued commitment to achieving a good set of GCSE qualifications. On a personal level he is always upbeat and friendly, and can always be relied upon to help out when necessary.

Lower School - Bethan Pugh, 7LB

Bethan has consistently applied herself in all lessons exceeding her target level in 8 of the 13 subjects taught in Year 7.



Upper School - Hannah Evans, 10MS

Congratulations to Hannah who has received the highest number of points in Upper School.

Lower School - Katie Roberts, 7AH

Katie constantly adopts a very positive attitude towards her schooling. She has developed a friendly rivalry with a number of her peers and this is helping to drive her on for further successes. She has a total of 151 achievement points, many gained this month from her all out participation in the Eisteddfod where she helped TÅ· Gwenllian win the competition. In class she is always a keen, polite and attentive student who has many interesting points to make and share with her peers. Katie should be proud; she is a real credit to 7AH, Glan-y-Môr School, her family and herself and thoroughly deserves to be Learner of the Month.


Upper School - Lucy Thomas, 11DC

Congratulations to Lucy Thomas who recently competed in the three day Intershoot Competition in The Hague, Netherlands. Lucy made the final on all three days and on day three broke the British record and had a new personal best.

Lower School - Roman Ladd, 9ES

Roman is a bubbly and helpful pupil who is a pleasure to have in 9ES. He has the most achievement points in the form and always tries his best in all lessons. Well done Roman!


Upper School - Amber Treharne, 10DP

Amber is part of the County Senior Orchestra and also recently presented to the council on the proposed budget cuts. Amber also has one of the highest conduct points totals in the school this term.

Lower School - Tomi Sobola, 8PD

Tomi has been a model pupil and a pleasure to have in 8PD. She has the most conduct points in the class. Tomi has engaged herself in a range of activities including School Council and the Year 8 netball team.


Upper School - Morgan Griffiths, 10DP

Congratulations to Morgan Griffiths who gained a bronze medal in the International Combat Organisation Kickboxing World Championships.

Lower School - Eluned Griffiths, 7AH

Eluned works well in lessons and adopts a very positive attitude towards school. Eluned has settled in well and has already gained 61 achievement points. In class she is always a polite and attentive student who has many interesting points to make and share with her peers. She is a real credit to herself and 7AH.


Upper School - William Roetzer, 10MS

William has achieved most rewards points in upper school. He is actively involved in school events, activities and groups. William has worked exceptionally well in all his GCSE's and has aspirations to be a game designer and has a passion for animation in his spare time. 

Lower School - Morgan Francis, 8PD

Morgan raised the most money for Macmillan and Burry Port RNLI during our recent Sponsored Walk. Well done Morgan!


Upper School - Daisy Davis, 11JT

Daisy has achieved the highest  number of rewards points in Key Stage 4 for September.

Lower School - Lawrence Williams, 9RA

Lawrence has gotten off to a flying start having already achieved a points score of 26! He has been awarded the role of Form Captain and now takes up his place on the Year Group Council.