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"Ysgol Eirias inspires its students to challenge their learning and demand the most from their skills and talents. The school has a proud reputation for academic excellence that regularly sees it feature as one of the top performing Sixth Forms in England and Wales. Eirias is a richly resourced school set in a beautiful location that complements the vast array of curricular and extra- curricular opportunities"

Zoe Evans

Head Teacher

"Many sixth form pupils have secure recall of prior learning and make strong progress in their subject knowledge and skills. They have positive attitudes towards their learning and show a high degree of independence. "

Estyn 2023

"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.

I am delighted with this recognition of the incredible hard work of our young people and teaching and support staff at Ysgol Eirias. A very proud moment"

Zoe Evans

Head Teacher

Ysgol Eirias is one of the top performing schools in Wales, as assessed by the Welsh Government, taking into account the academic performance of the school, the attendance of its students and the relative improvement over recent years in comparison to similar schools in Wales.

Subject performance at A Level has been externally verified by Estyn as being outstanding. The school continues to pride itself on the progress made by all students across all subject areas.

Explore the option table to work out the combination of courses which will suit you.

Browse the online prospectus to for further details about the courses we offer.

Complete an application form and send via:


Post: Ysgol Eirias, Eirias Road, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, UK, LL29 7SP.

All students should choose one subject from four of the option columns. The fifth option will be devoted to the Welsh Baccalaureate (WBQ) which is compulsory for all Sixth Form students.


The online prospectus will give you more details of the courses on offer, including entry requirements.

For the new Psychology course, entry requirements will be GCSE English Language (or Literature) at grade B or above and GCSE Mathematics (or Numeracy) at grade B or above; for more details of this course please see the WJEC flyer.

Applying to the Sixth Form

Current Eirias students should apply using this Internal Application Form

We welcome external applications from students from other schools, please use our External Application Form to apply.

The school is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office for holding personal data. You can read our Privacy Notice here.

Read our handy Parent's Guide which explains the Sixth Form application process.

Students interested in the LINC Conwy courses (hosted by other learning institutions within the county) are advised to access the online LINC prospectus. If you are considering this option, please discuss it with Dr Greenslade, Mrs Davies or Mrs Green before you submit your application form.