Posted: Tue 28th Jun 2016

Ysgol Bro Idris Development And The Mysterious Boots… /
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016

Jano Owen Pennaeth Ysgol Bro Idris, Llion Huws, Pennaeth Ysgol Llanelltyd gyda rhai o’r disgyblion ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

As the Welsh football team continue on their successful journey in Euro 2016, a timely discovery has been made during the recent development work of the Ysgol Llanelltyd site. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

As part of the £1 million project to develop the Llanelltyd site which is part of the wider scheme to upgrade school buildings before the establishment of Ysgol Bro Idris in the Dolgellau area, an old pair of football boots have recently been discovered in the school’s attic. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Jano Owen, Ysgol Bro Idris Headteacher said: “As we all take pride in the fact that the Wales football team is hitting the heights in Euro 2016, it was quite timely that these football boots that date back many decades have been discovered as the work to upgrade the Llanelltyd site continues apace. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We have all, including the pupils, been wondering what the story is behind the boots – they might well have been worn by the Gareth Bale of his day. If anyone locally knows anything about the boots, the school would certainly be pleased to hear from you.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The work of developing the Llanelltyd site is going well, with the aim of completing the work by September 2017 when Ysgol Bro Idris opens. Work on the site includes creating a new space for the Foundation Phase, establishing a multi-use games area and upgrading the internal condition of the building in order to provide a modern learning environment. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

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