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, welcomed many visitors to our school and students have visited Berlin in February and our latest trip to Iceland takes place in April.

It has been our pleasure to welcome many parents to our Year 8, 9, 10 and 11 Parent Consultation Evenings and for your feedback. 

After a very busy half term we will be closing for the Easter holidays on Friday April 7th at 3.00pm and re-opening on Tuesday 25th April.

There will be a programme of Easter Revision School sessions. Details have been sent home. Please see attached timetable below:

Easter School 2017 Timetable

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.

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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