• " 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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Introduction

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.

 

Examinations

   Exam Information Booklet

 Dates

External Exams - 7 May-26 June 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Study for Success

Easter Revision Programme

The table below shows all of the classes that are running over the Easter holiday period. The school will also be open from 9am to 4pm for learners who wish to be in school to access ICT facilities.

After Easter there is only one full week to the start of the GCSE exams and these sessions will be most useful to support revision that is being done at home.

Date

Subject

Teacher

Monday 15th

Physics (Sc2 and Sc4) 10am-12.30pm

Biology (Sc1 10am-12.30pm and 1pm-2.30 pm and Sc4 1pm-2.30 pm)

English Language 9am-11am

English Literature (Year 10)  9am-11am

SLR

SRJ

MDJ

KCL

Tuesday 16th

Music  9am-2.30pm

History Britain 1930-1951 10am-12.30pm

History USA 1pm-2.30pm.

Biology (Sc3) 10am-12.30pm

Art 10am-3pm

LMK

VRW

VRW

LDH

SVE

Wednesday 17th

Music 9am-12.30pm

Child Development  10am-3pm

Art 10am-3pm

LMK

KJS

SVE

Thursday 18th

Music 9am-2.30pm

Food and Nutrition 10am-12.30pm

LMK

AED

Friday 19th

 

School closed for Easter Bank Holiday

Monday 22nd

Tuesday 23rd

French 10am-1pm

DT/Construction/Engineering 9am-3pm

Welsh 10am-12.30pm

EMH

MD

CM

Wednesday 24th

Maths 10am-12pm

English Literature (Year 11) 1pm-3pm 

Various maths staff

SN

Thursday 25th

Maths 10am-12pm

Chemistry (Sc2 &Sc3) 10am-12.30pm 

Skills Challenge 10am-12.30pm

Various maths staff

 JPS & MW

ESM

Friday 26th

No classes

 

If you wish to attend a science revision class and your science class is not included above then please see the teacher leading the session that you would like to attend.

The school also recommends a number of online packages to support revision. These include GCSEPod, mathswatchvle and GCSE Bitesize.

Year 11 Intervention Timetable (January - May 2019)

Day

Subjects

Monday

Computer Science

Tuesday

Science (Biology week A and Chemistry week B)

ICT

English Language  (+Lit focus Year 10)

Skills Challenge (Individual project)

Wednesday

Physics (Lunchtime)

Maths

Health and Social Care

Child Development

Welsh (5 groups- 1 session per group)

Music

Skills Challenge (Individual project)

English Literature (Coursework)

Thursday

Maths

Health and Social Care

Child Development

History
PE (option) plus Teamwork catch up

Media

Skills Challenge (Individual project)

English Language (Oracy)

 

GCSE Pod

 

Introduction

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
  2. Click NEW HERE? GET STARTED
  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

 

 

English Mathematics Science
Languages      Health and Social Care          Vocational Learning    
Art Physical Education Humanities
Drama Media Psychology & Sociology
Music Business  
  Design Technology  
  Computing  

 

 

 

 

How to Revise?  (YouTube links)

   How to Study Effectively for School or College - Top 6 Science-Based Study Skills

   How to revise | BBC Newsbeat

   REVISION TIPS & TECHNIQUES

   Study With Me: How I Make Flashcards

   Mnemonics Revision Skills

Revision Resources

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