Our senior school offers a small educational community that is focused on the potential of each pupil.  Our pupils, staff and parents work in partnership toward our aim of achieving  optimum progress together.  The senior school at St Gerard’s is located in the original convent building with  two more recent extensions to house purpose-built classrooms.  The senior school is in close proximity to the junior school.  This allows the interchange of staff expertise and the opportunity for interaction between junior and senior pupils' with the aim of benefiting the pupils' education.

At the senior school our teachers are subject specialists and individual year groups move from classroom to classroom to curricular need. Subject teachers are responsible for the design and delivery of their schemes of work as they align to the national curriculum and exam board specifications. Work is planned with close liaison, communication and support from the headteacher.  Each member of staff in the senior school is linked to a form group to help monitor pupils' personal welfare as well as their academic progress.

Our small class sizes in the senior school allow for individual attention for each pupil.  Teachers are aware of individual pupils' strengths and target individual areas for improvement.

We aim for us all to:

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From St Gerards to the London Ambulance Service From St Gerards to the London Ambulance Service When I started in year 7 at St Gerard’s I was not a student who was outstandingly academic, nor was I confident within myself as a person. I joined St Gerard’s alone from my primary school and was very nervous for the life changing event that is joining secondary school. Read more > GCSE 2020 Results GCSE 2020 Results GCSE results are in! Read more > A Level Results 2019-2020 A Level Results 2019-2020 Its results time again and it has certainly been different this year! We are pleased to say that most importantly everyone is safe and sound and whilst there has been some trepidation about the results there was excitement too! The results came in and 45% of students achieved A*/A with an overall 94% achieving A* - C. Read more > 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 >
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