St Gerard’s School is a co-educational independent school for pupils aged 4 to 18. 
We have a junior school and senior school with classes from reception all the way up to sixth form study.

The senior school is housed in the original Convent House, together with a purpose-built extension and a recently-built block of additional classrooms located at the rear of the main building. 

The junior school is located in a separate building on Convent Lane, adjacent to the senior school, and is purpose-built. 

The school benefits from a number of specialist rooms in order to deliver the modern secondary school curriculum effectively.   

Academic and pastoral care are important to all staff within the school and its size enables us to keep in close touch with all aspects of the progress of our young people.  St Gerard’s prides itself on its broad academic intake; young people of every level of ability find themselves able to make substantial progress.  However, the school does not claim to have special needs provision. 

The happy, secure environment and effective learning atmosphere are aspects of the school that visitors invariably comment upon and we have been fortunate to have this positive feature highlighted in every inspection.  These inspections have also commented on ‘the exemplary behaviour of pupils’.

The school operates both an anti-bullying policy and a complaints’ procedure, copies of which are available from the general office on request. 

Our history

St Gerard's stands in its own grounds. Founded in 1915 by the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy as a girls' day and boarding school, it moved to its current location in 1917. It has been a fully co-educational day school since the early 1980s and in 1990, a trust was formed with the first lay headteacher appointed in 1991.

St Gerard's aims to create a Christian setting in which every young person has the opportunity to make the most of his or her individual gifts, laying the firm foundation of a successful future, within a caring community.

We seek the all-round development - academic, social and spiritual - of all pupils in our care, aiming for the highest standards each can attain, equipping them as fully as possible for their life beyond school. We wish to help pupils develop as happy, confident people whose contribution to society as adults will be responsible, positive, disciplined and unselfish.

We have a particular commitment to:

The school is a member of  the ISA and WISC under the umbrella of  the ISC.

Latest news

Testimonials to our response Testimonials to our response We're very proud of our students and how well they have engaged with our online learning from home, and now with the blended learning of most of the students in school and others at home at the same time. Here are a few of the many responses we've had from the parents of our students, Read more > Back to school Back to school Dear parents, The first week has gone very well for all parties concerned. I have spoken to every child over the week and they all seem delighted to be back and have spoken of a return to some kind of normality. I know that some of them have been nervous about the return but I feel that they have appreciated the interaction with friends, teachers and familiar surroundings. Read more > Welsh Alpine Championships Success! Welsh Alpine Championships Success! Toby and Rowan from juniors and Rufus from seniors, travelled to Switzerland last week to compete in the Welsh Alpine Championships Read more > Rainforest Disco Rainforest Disco The rainforest disco proved to be a big hit amongst the school pupils. Planned and organised by the student leadership team Read more > A Visit from the RAF A Visit from the RAF A visit from the RAF by helicopter Read more > Mock  COP at the National Assembly Mock COP at the National Assembly Year 12 delegates represent St. Gerard's at the Mock COP in Cardiff Read more > MockCOP 2019 MockCOP 2019 MockCOP 2019 - a model climate change conference Read more > GCSE Results 2019 GCSE Results 2019 Outstanding GCSE Results once again Read more > A Level Results 2019 A Level Results 2019 over 30% of A level students achieved grades A* /A Read more > Osian Gold at Welsh Athletics Osian Gold at Welsh Athletics Congratulations to Osian winning silver in 1,500m and gold in 3,000m. Read more > Gold for Eve Gold for Eve Eve Goddard-Smith storms to gold Read more > Junior School Art Exhibition Junior School Art Exhibition On Tuesday, we held the Art Exhibition in the Junior School. It was based on the theme of Marine Conservation. Read more > Year 7 at RSPB Conwy Year 7 at RSPB Conwy Year 7 have had a great year carrying out lots of experimental task to enhance their scientific skills. On Monday 24th June they visited the RSPB site in Conwy to investigate different animal habitats. Read more > Football Experience Football Experience A few of our Year 7 pupils (Chris, Luke, Tomos, Angus and Max) enjoyed a visit and game at Bangor City Football this month. Read more > Work Experience at the PFA Work Experience at the PFA During the May half term, Lucie (Year 12) visited St George’s Park on some very exciting work experience at the Professional Footballer's Association. Read more > RSC Schools Analyst's Competition RSC Schools Analyst's Competition Jannie, Eve and Lucie represented the school at the RSC's Schools' analyst Competition at the Chemistry Department in Bangor University Read more > Gymnastics Achievements Gymnastics Achievements On the weekend of the 12th January the Eryri schools held the tumble and vault qualifiers for all ages, both boys and girls. Ava (Year 7), Nia (Year 8) and Abby (Year 11) all competed at Eirias Park for a chance to progress further. Read more > Kyla Makes the Cut! Kyla Makes the Cut! Kyla has made a huge sacrifice by getting her hair cut off for a charity. Read more > WelshWise Success WelshWise Success We are very proud of the teams who competed recently in the WorldWise and WelshWise competitions run by The Geographical Association. Read more > Juniors Visit the Library Juniors Visit the Library Pupils in Years 3 to 6 braved the cold and made their first trip of the year to Bangor library. They were each given library cards (that remain at the library) and have each chosen a book to take home. We will return in the next few weeks to exchange them for new ones. As long as it does not snow! Read more >
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