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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"

Mrs Sarah Sutton

Head Teacher

“Estyn recognises ‘strong learner outcomes’ and ‘stimulating’ lessons at Ysgol Eirias”

Estyn Thermatic Review : A Levels in 6th forms - November 2018

"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.

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"

Sarah Sutton

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.

Scroll down to take a look at our subject performance facts and figures for 2020/2021.

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.

Attend the Opportunities Event on Thursday 27th January 2022 at 5:45pm to view a series of welcome videos, course content vlogs and presentations, and pastoral support information.

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 in Wales.

The Health Diploma and Sport Diploma (12 lessons) are taught using two option columns – you need to choose both for these subjects. You may combine a Diploma with an Introductory Diploma or with an AS level, provided you meet the entry criteria for that subject.

Individual course entry requirements are listed in our prospectus.

Browse our online prospectus below to see our large range of courses.

Applying to the Sixth Form

Current Eirias students should apply using this 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.