• " The school achieved GCSE results in the top 25% of similar schools in 2017 and 2018."
  • "In lessons and around the school, many pupils are courteous and polite. They engage well in their learning and work suitably in groups and pairs. " - Estyn 2018
  • " High standards of teaching from staff and excellent learning from students, alongside the proactive encouragement of parents, have all contributed to the school's recent success. " - IQM Inspection 2018
  • " In 2018 the school was awarded the Inclusion Quality Mark Award - Centre of Excellence for the second time. This reflects the school's commitment to including all learners. "
  • " The school has a successful Sixth Form in which learners are achieving results in the top 25% of schools in Wales. "
  • " I just wanted to say a huge thanks to your wonderful staff for all the support they have provided for my son and myself over his first year at high school. " - Year Seven Parent - July 2018
  • " The extra curricular activities that are offered via the Engage@Emrys programme are the best in the area. " Year Seven Parent - July 2018







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This section of the website contains a range of resources to support your study in preparation for the Year 11 examinations.  As you are aware this is a very important time in your school career and we want to ensure that you have the best chance of success.  Throughout the year this page will be used to post up to date information regarding Year 11 and your study programme.  It is essential that you check this page regularly.

Make sure that you plan your studies and that you make great use of the materials you are provided with. 

If you need further help please see your subject teachers or your mentor.



External Exams - 6-13 November 2018

External Exams - 7 May-26 June 2019


Study for Success

Year 11 Pre-Public Exam (PPE) dates

The following exams will take place over the coming weeks:



Maths / Numeracy paper 1

Thursday 29th November P1 and 2  WEEK B

Maths / Numeracy paper 2

Friday 14th December P1 and 2  WEEK B

English Language unit 3

Tuesday 29th January P1 and 2  WEEK A

Welsh (FOR SETS 1 and 2)

Thursday 17th January P1 and 2  WEEK A

There will also be Science PPE exams in March and these dates will follow once confirmed.





GCSEPod has over 3,500 audio-visual podcasts containing all the right facts, quotes, keywords, dates and annotated diagrams that learners need for GCSE success. Watch podcasts on mobile, tablet or computer and get help with learning, homework and revision.

All learners have already been registered with GCSEPod and simply need to activate their account and choose a username and password. To access GCSEPod for the first time, follow these steps:

  1. Go to www.gcsepod.com and click LOGIN
  3. Enter your name, date of birth and the name of your school
  4. Create a username and password (to be used next time you login) and select the subjects you study


The GCSEPod is available on computer and a free to download app for Apple and Android devices:



Revision Resources by Curriculum



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