Welcome to Ysgol Rhosnesni. It has been a very busy term with lots of activities and projects taking place across the school. We have welcomed students from our cluster primary schools to English Master Classes, launched the Arts Council Lead Creative Schools programme, held Mock Interview Day for Year 11 students and students are preparing for our school trip to Berlin on February 16th and our trip to Iceland in April.
Our Year 11 Parent Consultation Evening is on Wednesday 15th February between 4.00pm and 7.00pm. We look forward to seeing parents and guardians at this important evening to discuss the progress and achievement of Year 11 students.
After a very busy half term we will be closing for the half term holiday on Friday 17th February at 3.00pm and re-open on Monday 27th February.
There will be a Maths Half Term School on Tuesday 21st February between 9.00am – 1.00pm. Every Year 11 student is encouraged to attend the Maths workshops. Details have been sent home.
At Ysgol Rhosnesni High School we are proud of the achievements of our students in a wide range of fields both academic and enrichment, and we believe in high standards and expectations. We believe that we can make a positive difference to the future life-chances of each and every young person.
We believe in working together with our students to develop their future roles as ambassadors of learning, citizens and workers and aim to equip them with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding they will need for future adult life.
The Year 7 course includes work on narrative writing, the study of a Shakespeare play, visual media and analysis of persuasive writing. The development of pupils’ private reading skills is an integral part of the course. Pupils examine a wide variety of poems, which they will then perform. As part of their course they will read popular novels written by celebrated authors to promote the enjoyment of reading.
The Year 8 course includes units of work on poetry from other cultures, biased and non-biased writing, narrative writing, print media, persuasive writing and oral tasks such as group discussions and a presentation. Pupils will also complete a range of writing activities which will help them develop their understanding of the importance of audience, purpose and format. As part of their course they will read popular novels written by celebrated authors to promote the enjoyment of reading.
The Year 9 course will include persuasive writing, analysis of a non-fiction text, a Shakespeare play and a selection of war poetry. For speaking and listening, pupils will do a presentation as well as group discussion tasks. As part of their course they will read popular novels written by celebrated authors to promote the enjoyment of reading.
A National Curriculum level of achievement will be awarded at the end of Year 9. This will be determined by a portfolio of reading and writing assignments and an assessment of the pupils’ speaking and listening achievements.