Ysgol Friars is an 11-18 co-educational comprehensive school. There has been a school bearing the name of Friars in the City of Bangor since 1557.

We believe that the ethos of Friars is at the heart of its success. In both recent inspections this received high acclaim. We value our pupils and we expect them to value the school. We believe that the school is a community and that pupils must learn that their actions affect others in that community.

We insist upon high standards of dress and behaviour and actively discourage bullying. Equally, good relationships between home and school are vitally important and we hope we can build a bond that is based on mutual respect and friendly co-operation. As co-partners in the education of your child we aim to make his/her education at Friars a most happy and successful one.

Access to many of the school's facilities is provided both at lunchtime and after school, so that a very broad and successful programme of extra-curricular activities takes place every day.

The school provides a pleasant and challenging atmosphere, promoting endeavour and high standards. These factors make Friars an extremely effective learning environment. This is reflected in the above average results at Key Stage 3, GCSE and A level results that we achieve.

In addition to academic excellence we pride ourselves on nurturing skills required for the world of work. The school has excellent links with industry.

We strive to ensure that our students are well prepared to meet the challenges and responsibilities of adulthood.

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Year 8 Educational Tour to Disneyland Paris
by Richard Rooke - Monday, 22 September 2014, 2:12 PM

The  Mathematics Department is planning to organise an educational tour to Disneyland Paris, which is arranged by Study Experiences.  The tour provides an exclusive opportunity for Year 8 students to discover how their subject is put into practice at this world famous leisure destination.  Further details in the attached document.

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Ysgol Friars Work Experience Menai Bridge - July 2014
by Tom Mountain - Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 10:46 AM

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Year 7 parents Consent letter for the Health PSE modules
by Tom Mountain - Friday, 12 September 2014, 8:29 AM

Year 7 parents

Consent letter for the Health PSE modules

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Instrumental lessons
by Richard Rooke - Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 3:11 PM

Year 7 -13  Instrumental Lessons


Brass lessons start Thursday afternoon

Singing lessons on Friday

Harp lessons early on Monday morning

Violin lessons from P.1 to the end of lunch on Monday

Guitar lessons P.4&5  on Monday


Drum lessons to be confirmed shortly.


All the relevant timetables are up on the noticeboard outside the Music Office. If there are any problems, please go to A5.

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Ysgol Friars Language Day
by Tom Mountain - Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:22 PM

The MFL took 30 Year 9 pupils to Bangor University on the 2nd of July for the Wales, Europe and the World Day. Pupils had the opportunity to do taster sessions in Mandarin, Calligraphy, Spanish, German, Italian, Sign language and to discuss careers for which language skills are important. A great day enjoyed by all!

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Ysgol Friars visits Uganda
by Tom Mountain - Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 12:18 PM

Ysgol Friars have returned from a successful field trip to Uganda, Africa. The group of 27 pupils and 4 staff have been fundraising for 18 months to return to the country and continue their community work and Geographical fieldwork.

Following a successful trip in 2012 the group travelled to ...

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