After a very busy summer term we will be closing for the summer holidays on Friday 21st July at 3.00pm and re-opening on Tuesday September 5th at 8.40am. A whole school newsletter and a letter to parents for reference from the Headteacher is available on or website.
GCSE Results Day is on Thursday 24th August and results will be available for students from 10.00am.
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.
Welsh Short Course Year 10
In order to obtain the GCSE Short Course qualification in Welsh, pupils must now complete two units. Unit 1 – Controlled Assessments and Unit 2 – Reading and Writing Examination).
In Year 10, pupils have been preparing for and completing the tasks in Unit 1, these include;
• An individual presentation (oral task)
• A group discussion (oral task)
• A written task
Year 10 Full Course
Unit 1 (25%) – Reading and Writing Exam
Pupils concentrate on revision of topics required for the examination and development of
exam technique and skills with a focus on past exam questions.
Unit 2 (25%)
Pupils also complete part of the controlled assessment task in the first term;
Individual Presentation (10%)
Welsh Short Course Year 11
The Short Course is assessed on two levels;
– Higher (A*- D)
– Foundation (C – G)
The course assessment consists of a Listening Exam, Reading and Writing Exam, Speaking
Exam and 3 pieces of Written and Spoken Coursework which counts towards 40% of the final grade.
Welsh GCSE Year 11
Unit 2 (25%)
Pupils complete the remaining controlled assessment tasks.
Group Oral Task (10%)
Writing Task (5%)
Unit 3 (25%) Oral Examinations
Unit 4 (25%) Reading and Writing examination
Pupils concentrate on coverage of topics for this unit including;
• Smoking , Drugs and Alcohol
• Keeping fit and Eating healthily
• The Environment
• Family and Friends
• The Home