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 Welcome to Ysgol Rhosnesni 

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Thank you for taking the time to consider Ysgol Rhosnesni as your school of choice. Our Open Day and Open Evening has taken place this term. However, if you are interested in visiting our school and talking to us about  becoming a student and part of our school community, please contact us to arrange an appointment. We look forward to seeing you.

Change to Published School Training Day

Please note that the training day in the September term is now on Friday 27th October and NOT on Monday 6th November as previously advised.  Apologies for any confusion.

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School Holiday Dates 2017-18

Our Ethos

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.

English

Year 7

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.

Year 8

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.

Year 9

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.

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