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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    Crucial Crew
    by Cathy Goodwin - Friday, 15 July 2016, 10:14 AM
     

    On the 4th of July Year 7 pupils took part in Crucial Crew, a multi-agency initiative promoting safety. Pupils learnt about vital lifesaving skills, food safety, energy, fire safety, safety near the railways and road safety. All pupils thoroughly enjoyed their day learning new skills and facts.

     
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    Ysgol Friars Canoe, kayak team at Gemau Cymru 1st July 2016
    by Cathy Goodwin - Friday, 8 July 2016, 3:57 PM
     

    On Friday 1st July  a team of Ysgol Friars Kayakers took part in this years Gemau Cymru.  Competing against athletes from all of Wales the team travelled down to Cardiff international white water centre.  Eden Potter, Harry Street, Lucy Tatam and Aaron White all made it through their heats and ...

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    1st & 2nd in Ynys Mon and Gwynedd Sports Award
    by Cathy Goodwin - Friday, 8 July 2016, 3:24 PM
     

    Congratulations to Catrin and Kierran for coming first and second in the Ynys Mon and Gwynedd Sports Awards Ceremony last night in Caernarfon.

     
     
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    Year 7 Trip to TechniquestGlyndwr
    by Cathy Goodwin - Friday, 8 July 2016, 3:06 PM
     

     
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    Green Power Challenge
    by Cathy Goodwin - Friday, 1 July 2016, 3:23 PM
     

    Here are Blue bolt racing F24 team who took part in a racing competition at Anglesey circuit yesterday 30th of June. They were responsible for building an electric powered kit car that they raced against other schools across North Wales.  The members of the team were Elen Parry, Harry Street, Ciara Dodd, Sunny Start and Sian Snyman. Although there was no podium finish all had a great day and came home with a trophy for the best portfolio.

     

     
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    Summer Fair for Hope House
    by Cathy Goodwin - Friday, 1 July 2016, 2:58 PM
     

    Year 10 will be holding a Summer Fair for the rest of the school on Monday 4th July to raise money for Hope House as part of their Welsh Baccalaureate Key Stage 4 Enterprise and Employability Challenge. Please can pupils bring in extra money to support the cause.

     
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    Rollover Day
    by Cathy Goodwin - Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 4:13 PM
     

    Yesterday our new Year 7 cohort had a taste of what it’s like at Ysgol Friars.  Our current Year 7 and 9 guides were
     available to help and support through the day.  We look forward to welcoming you all on 5th September.