This is a fantastic opportunity for some of our former pupils to give something back to
Heolddu and inspire a future generation.
See below former pupils who have gone on to be successful.
Carol Andrews (nee Bradford) is a registered nurse and has a diploma of Midwifery from the University of Wales, College of Medicine. She achieved her aim of becoming a school nurse (inspired by Heolddu's own school nurse, Mrs Brunt) and has worked in education for 16 years. She has recently been elected as a County Councillor for Bargoed.
Catherine Heyworth is a barrister in South Wales. The majority of her work involves significant complex cases and high net worth financial dispute cases. She is frequently enlisted against leading counsel thanks to her substantial experience. Catherine also undertakes cases in SEN tribunals for Local Education Authorities.
Hefin David (AM) holds a BScEcon in Economics and Politics, an MScEcon in European Policy, both from Cardiff University. He also holds a PGCE from the University of Wales, Newport, and a PhD from the University of Gloucestershire.
Helen Noble (nee Jones) is a director in a legal practice in South Wales. She is also a novelist of crime, thriller, and historical fiction.
Dr Anthony Crane is a GP at a local medical practice in South Wales and doctor to the Ospreys Rugby Team
Dr Clare Owen is Assistant Program Director for Under-Graduate Nursing Education in Barry University, Florida.
Mark Carrington is the Headteacher of Twynyrodyn Primary, Merthyr Tydfil
Julian Doroszczuk worked within secondary education for 28 years, the last 16 as a successful head teacher in two different Local Authorities, and has since joined the Education Advisory Service as an Estyn inspector. He also is one half of "Drockspeed Rallying Team" and is well known on the British Rally Circuit.
Lauren Price won a bronze medal in the kickboxing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Leigh Meades toured South Africa with the Wales under 19s whilst in school and is now captain of Bargoed Rugby Club