Sixth Form
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A-Level Psychology - New for 2024

The Sixth Form at Ysgol Eirias is delighted to be able to offer A-level Psychology as one of our subject options for September 2024. If you have already applied for a place in our Sixth Form and would like to discuss this option with the Sixth Form team, please contact us; otherwise you are welcome to discuss it at our Induction Day on 26 June. If you have not applied for a place in our Sixth Form, but are interested in this option then please contact us; we would be happy to consider late applications.

The updated subject options table, together with more details of the Psychology course, can be found here (scroll down).


Welcome to the Sixth Form section of our website where you can find out about the wide range of exciting opportunities available to you in Year 12 and Year 13 at Ysgol Eirias.

Ysgol Eirias is proud to be ranked in the top 10 schools in Wales based on the number of our pupils who secured A* - B grades at A Level and GCSE according to Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2022.

Important Dates
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Tuesday 16th January 2024 (17:30-19:30) - Sixth Form Opportunities Evening.

Friday 23rd February 2024 - Deadline for application to the Sixth Form.

Wednesday 26th June 2024 - Sixth Form Induction Day.

June/July 2024 (TBA) - Higher Education evening for students and parents.

Thursday 15th August 2024 - AS/A2 results.

Thursday 22nd August 2024 - GCSE results.

Dr. Greenslade, Head of Sixth Form

We are a large and thriving Sixth Form of 203 students with a proud reputation for academic excellence, recognised by Estyn. This is something we constantly endeavour to build on, through a vast range of curricular and extra-curricular programmes. Our size allows us to offer an exceptional range of 30 different courses in addition to those provided through the Conwy Consortium (LINC). However, we also offer individual support through small class sizes and our very experienced teaching and pastoral team.

Ysgol Eirias provides a Sixth Form environment which will challenge and support you to achieve your full potential and help you on your journey towards university, employment or further training. For further information or to arrange a visit to the Sixth Form please do not hesitate to contact me.

Tel: 01492 532025


Sixth Form News

Year 12 | Wellbeing Day

Tuesday, 11 July 2023

On Monday, Year 12 students took some time out from normal lessons to work on some new skills and nurture their wellbeing.

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Year 12 | A Day of Discovery

Wednesday, 28 June 2023

Sixty five of our Year 12 students attended a UCAS Discovery Day event at Bangor University this week...

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​Plas Mawr & Eirias Students Bring History to Life

Friday, 16 June 2023

Year 12 students met with staff from CADW and Plas Mawr today for an interactive session on Tudor History.

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Ysgol Eirias is proud to be ranked in the top 10 schools in Wales based on the number of our pupils who secured A* - B grades at A Level and GCSE according to Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2019.

A Welsh Government Report shows that the Ysgol Eirias Sixth Form adds ‘significant’ value added performance. Welsh Government have developed a set of value-added performance indicators to measure post-16 learner outcomes. The average grades achieved by our learners and the total number of points achieved by each student was significantly higher than was expected based on GCSE data. Both boys and girls added value to their performance compared to expectations

Eirias in the top ten per cent of schools for value added performance. Alps is an independent organisation that provides information on the ‘value added performance’ of schools in their A Level results. Our average performance over the last 3 years is rated in the top 10 per cent nationally and our A Level Quality Indicator score also placed us within the top 10 percent across the full range of ability levels at A Level