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Did you know that Holyhead County School was Britain’s first comprehensive school when it amalgamated Holyhead Grammar and St Cybi Central School in 1949? Its new Headmaster, Trefor Lovett, was an enthusiast for and pioneer of the comprehensive ideal. The two existing schools adjoined, making the logistics of the union relatively simple.

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