Latest events

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.

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.

Geography

Year 7

In studying MAP SKILLS & ATLAS SKILLS your child has been taught to:

  • Use an extended geographical vocabulary to explain patterns and relationships
  • Use maps and plans at a variety of scales as well as globes and atlases

In studying SETTLEMENTS your child has been taught to:

  • Identify reasons for the location, growth and function of different settlements

In studying Wales your child has been taught to :

  • Appreciate where Wales is in relation to other places, it’s population, jobs, tourism and development.

 

Year 8

Managing Environments, Crime, Hazards

In studying Managing Environments your child has been taught to:-

  • recognise the importance of protecting our World.

In studying Crime your child has been taught to:-

  • describe and explain where crimes occur, and the links between social indicators and crime.

In studying Hazards your child has been taught to:-

  • investigate where earthquakes occur, and their impact upon us.

Year 9

In year 9 pupils are encouraged to write more extensively in Geography, drawing on the skills acquired in years 7 and 8. The topics covered so far this year are population and development. Pupils complete a number of levelled assessed tasks and are encouraged to give views and opinions. Mid-year the pupils will study the GCSE module about globalisation.

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