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.
Year 9 Options
Year 9 - Options Presentation.
Free Choice Options will be available in November
Final Option choices will be available in Feb 2020.
The 2019 6th Form Application form is now available below.
Further information about our 6th Form including the 2019 Prospectus may be found under Pupils --> 6th Form.
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.
You are very welcome to visit us.
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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
Ysgol Friars Quiz run by the PTA on Thursday 21st November, 7pm till 8.30pm in the School Canteen. £2 per person – open to pupils/parents/teachers/friends. £20 to the winning team!!! Refreshments for sale, raffles etc.
There will be various activities organised by the Sixth Form going on, throughout the week, for Children in Need, starting on Monday lunchtime in the Sports Hall – Teacher Torture, your chance to leg wax a teacher for a donation to Children in Need!
Criw o ddisgyblion Blwyddyn 10&11 wedi mwynhau’r digwyddiad gyrfaoedd - ‘Cymraeg yn y Gweithle’
Some of our Yr10&11 pupils enjoying the careers event - ‘Welsh in the workplace’
Dear parent, The school canteen has not increased its prices for at least 3 years. As from this September, there will be a price increase of approximately 5%. Thank you for your understanding. Attached new price list for the canteen.
Ysgol Friars from 1st September 2019 will use School Gateway, the UK’s best parent engagement software, to make sure our parents are as closely involved with their children’s school lives as possible.
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