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, welcomed many visitors to our school and students have visited Berlin in February and our trip to Iceland takes place in April was a great success.
After a very busy start to the summer half term we will be closing for the May half term holidays on Friday 26th May at 3.00pm and re-opening on Monday June 5th. A whole school newsletter from the Headteacher will be issued on 24th May.
There will be a programme of Half Term Revision School sessions. Details have been sent home. Please see the attached GCSE Summer Examinations timetable below:
For information on the opportunity for Airbus Engineering Workshops, please click here Airbus Saturdays Summer Programme
Finally, we would like to welcome all of the students who will be joining us in September to become part of the Rhosnesni Family. For more details about joining Ysgol Rhosnesni, contact Mr Harrison, Headteacher or Mrs Hughes, Transition Co-ordinator.
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.