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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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Alton Towers Trip
by Richard Rooke - Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 12:01 PM
 

Hope all pupils who went on the Alton Towers trip enjoyed the day and thanks to Mr Walters for organising the day. All monies raised will go towards the running of the PE dept especailly the cost of travelling to fixtures.This year the PE dept have been involved in fixtiures and events in Football, Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Cricket, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Swimming, Climbing, Aquathon, Mountain Biking, Cycling, Athletics, Tennis and Basketball. Hope you all have a great summer, keep getting involved in sport and exercise and we look forward to seeing you all in September.

 
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Healthcare Event
by Richard Rooke - Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 10:21 AM
 

Mrs. C Regan & Mr. N Worthington took 47 Ysgol Friars pupils to the North Wales Clinical School at Ysbyty Gwynedd for a Career in Healthcare Event. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed their experience,  attending talks from professionals practicing in (Medicine, Nursing, Para-medicine, Physiotherapy and Pharmacy). Pupils had the opportunity to spend some time in the simulation suite learning to take blood, stitching the skin, carry out CPR in an emergency setting as well as understanding the importance of hygiene preparation before entering surgery.

 

 
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MFL department trip to France & Belgium
by Tom Mountain - Monday, 7 July 2014, 1:39 PM
 

School Trip

The MFL department took 45 pupils to France and Belgium from the 18th May to 25th May 2014.

We stayed in Dunkerque and enjoyed playing on the beach the first evening thanks to the glorious weather. We visited la Coupole in St Omer, from which German rockets were launched to attack London ...

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Parental Newsletter July 2014
by Richard Rooke - Friday, 4 July 2014, 10:10 AM
 

Parental Newsletter July 2014 :-

 
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School Closure July 10th
by Richard Rooke - Friday, 4 July 2014, 8:11 AM
 

Industrial Action Thursday, July 10th

 

As a result of national industrial action by a number of trade unions representing both teaching and non-teaching staff, Ysgol Friars will be closed to pupils for the day.

The school will reopen and be functioning as usual on Friday 11th July.

 

 
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MAT Activity Day
by Richard Rooke - Thursday, 3 July 2014, 9:38 AM
 

Pupils took part in the MAT day last Monday. All were impeccably behaved throughout the day, and the Techniquest staff were very complimentary about the abilities of our pupils and how enthusiastic they were when taking part in the tasks. Collection of photographs from the day .....

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Three Peak Challenge
by Richard Rooke - Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 11:42 AM
 

Callum Gilroy in Year 9 is today starting his three peak challenge to raise money for Gwynedd and Anglesey Asperger/Autism Support Group! Callum will be walking Ben Nevis today, Scafell Pike Thursday and Snowdon Friday. We are very proud of him. Pob Lwc Callum!

 

https://www.justgiving.com/callumgilroy/

 

 
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Your Time To Shine 2014
by Richard Rooke - Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 4:26 PM
 

 

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