Year 7 and new starters - Pupils booklet
This booklet contains useful information for new pupils joining the school.
Please also refer to the information under Parents and Guardians which we hope you will find useful to ensure a smooth transition.
Estyn Inspection Report
The results of the inspection made by Estyn in November 2017 have been released, our press release and the full inspection report are available here ...
Information about our 6th Form may be found under Pupils --> 6th Form.
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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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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
Another brilliant evening hosting this year's STEM horizon family challenge event!
Some Year 9 pupils, who took part in the MFL Mentoring Scheme, attended the Award and Recognition Ceremony in Bangor University on Friday 27th April.
Pupils were given a presentation about the importance of learning languages, a tour of the University and an introduction session on Sign Language.
In French Club, the pupils created these lovely lily of the valley pictures. In France it is a tradition to offer a sprig of this flower as a lucky charm on May 1st.
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