Welcome

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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    Clywed Certified 2015
    by Cathy Goodwin - Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 2:41 PM
     

    Clywed, a group of young people who go around different places in Gwynedd to see if children and young people are welcomed and respected, visited us before Easter.  They looked at how happy children and young people are with the school, and how much they are listened to. Clywed were pleased with the school and we once again have been awarded the Clywed certificate.

     

     

     

     
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    Year 12 Success at the Big Bang
    by Cathy Goodwin - Friday, 27 March 2015, 10:50 AM
     

    Two of our sixth form teams were very successful at the EESW Big Bang Engineering Challenge held on Wednesday in Llandudno. 23 teams from secondary schools from all over North Wales took part. There were 7 National Awards. Ysgol Friars took 3 of them.

                        

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    Friars FM
    by Richard Rooke - Friday, 27 March 2015, 8:20 AM
     

    Gwyliwch allan am ein gorsaf radio newydd – Friars FM – bydd ymlaen yn fuan ar Cymru FM! #FriarsFM @CymruFM @Hunaniaith

    Look out for our new radio station – Friars FM – that will be broadcast on Cymru FM! #FriarsFM @CymruFM @Hunaniaith

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    Positive Parents Forum
    by Cathy Goodwin - Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 3:31 PM
     

    On Thursday 26th March the school will convene its first Positive Parents Forum where you will have a chance to meet with the Senior Management Team and discuss new ideas under development, as well as issues you would like to raise.  The setting up of this forum is a means for the school to help ...

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    Solar Eclipse at Ysgol Friars
    by Cathy Goodwin - Friday, 20 March 2015, 1:08 PM
     

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    Ski Trip photos
    by Cathy Goodwin - Monday, 9 March 2015, 11:23 AM
     

    Ski Trip photos - click the video icon for more.