Headteacher's Welcome

On behalf of the pupils, parents and staff of Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen, I warmly welcome you to our school website.

Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen is a bilingual school with a population of 875 pupils, 51 members of teaching staff and 34 support staff. We serve our local community which comprises of the town of Caernarfon and the surrounding rural areas.


Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen is committed to providing an outstanding education where all pupils are motivated to strive for success.

We aim to support pupils in achieving their potential across a range of academic and vocational subjects, focusing on the development of their skills in literacy, numeracy and information technology. We want all our pupils to leave school with the ability to compete in the world of work, in further education or higher education.


The school is a very happy school, we are proud of the care and support given to our pupils.

Inclusion, a Welsh ethos, diversity, equality, respect and empathy are values we endeavour to uphold.

Mr Clive Thomas

“Pastoral arrangement are a strength at the school and contribute to good behaviour and improvements in attendance.”

ESTYN, March 2016

“Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen is a good school, I feel happy and safe here.”

Year 8 Pupil