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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Our Vision:

To foster enjoyment of learning to the highest standards through the creation of a civilized community where pupils share a common set of values applicable to their local, national and global identity

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    The latest edition of the Health and Wellbeing Newsletter is now available via School Gateway and Satchel One!
    by Nathan Jones - Monday, 23 May 2022, 8:51 AM

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    Red Nose Day Events Next Week!
    by Nathan Jones - Friday, 11 March 2022, 9:03 AM

    Red Nose Day Events Next Week!

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    by Richard Rooke - Monday, 7 March 2022, 3:10 PM

    Dear Parents/Guardians,
    I should like to offer you a warm invitation to attend the Prospective Sixth Form Open Evening being held in the Main Teaching block on Tuesday 8th March 2022. The school will be open between 4.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m. to those parents and pupils thinking of applying for entry to the Sixth Form from September 2022.

    Staff and room listing now attached....

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    by Nathan Jones - Friday, 4 March 2022, 9:50 AM

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    by Nathan Jones - Thursday, 9 December 2021, 10:05 AM

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    Macmillan Cancer support
    by Nathan Jones - Friday, 15 October 2021, 1:27 PM


    A massive thank you to the level 3 sport pupils for raising £201.22 for Macmillan Cancer support.
    Thank you to Staff as well for raising £67.70. 
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    by Nathan Jones - Friday, 15 October 2021, 1:25 PM

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