Colwyn Bay Grammar and Secondary Modern Schools, records of

Scope and Content

The Higher Grade School in Colwyn Bay opened in 1903 on Dingle Hill and became Colwyn Bay County School in 1920. In 1945 the school became Colwyn Bay Grammar School.

The Central School opened in 1932 and became a Secondary Modern School in 1945. It was renamed Pendorlan in 1953.

The Grammar and Secondary Modern Schools combined in 1967 to form Colwyn High School/ Eirias High School.

The collection includes governor's minutes and some other miscellaneous material.


Collection arranged by-

1. Colwyn Bay County/Grammar School

2. Colwyn Bay Central/ Secondary Modern School

3. Eirias Higher Grade School

4. Colwyn High School/ Eirias High School

Access Information

All school records containing personal or sensitive information are closed for 75 years. This includes log books, admission and attendance registers and some minute books.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright restrictions apply

Custodial History

Most records transferred from Education Department, no date on record

Geographical Names