Rydal Penrhos Community

      From the Lower School to Sixth Form, Rydal Penrhos pupils follow a diverse curriculum with plenty of choice to suit individual strengths and interests.

      Lower School: Years 7-8 (ages 11-13)
      Head of Lower School – Mrs Gabriella Murphy

      Years 7-8 sit at the beginning of the Senior school, bridging the gap from primary schooling to the public examinations of GCSE and beyond. More opportunities and greater challenges are gradually introduced in the Lower School. Specialist teachers are used at every stage with the aim of inspiring a love of learning. Please refer to the Years 7-9 Curriculum Booklet for further information.

      Middle School: Years 9-11 (ages 13-16)
      Head of Middle School – Mr Paul Sanders

      Our GCSE programme offers a breadth of choice and an ability to cater for pupils of all abilities. With a commitment to academic excellence at its heart, the Rydal Penrhos curriculum also delivers a vibrant and inspiring extra-curricular programme. Please refer to the GCSE Curriculum Booklet for further information.

      Click here to view the 2019 GCSE Presentation

      Click here to view the 2019 GCSE curriculum booklet

      Sixth form: Years 12-13 (ages 16-18)
      Head of Sixth Form – Mrs Leah Crimes

      The Sixth form at Rydal Penrhos School provides a superb post-16 education in an environment that marries the best of the support structure, familiarity and leadership opportunities of a school with the difference and independence of a college setting. Furthermore we offer a broad selection of courses within either the A-level or BTEC curriculum and the Cambridge Technicals. Please refer to the Sixth Form Curriculum Booklets for more information.