Sixth Form – Testimonials


Estyn
Estyn
2017

“The school is highly successful in promoting exceptionally strong levels of pupil wellbeing. This has a significant impact on pupils’ personal development and the standards that they achieve”.

Gemma
Gemma
Student

“ Due to my disability the school have been very understanding and supportive of all my needs.”

Estyn
Estyn
2017

“The development of mature, independent learners who are well prepared for life after school is at the heart of the schools’ work.”

Welcome from the Headteacher
Graham Hughes
Headteacher

“The Student Tracking Review (STR) system is a high impact teaching and learning strategy that has been designed to raise the aspirations of our students, to take a snapshot of their approach to learning and to support their progress throughout the year. The system responds to the changing needs of students as they move through their learning journey at Castell Alun.”

Estyn
Estyn
2017

"Participation rates in the extracurricular programme, which includes a wide range of sporting, academic and curricular activities, are very high."

Charlotte
Charlotte
Business Student

“I enjoy Business as it helps to develop an awareness of the world around me and an understanding of how businesses thrive.”

Dan
Dan
Biology Student

“I am really interested in the human form and how our body in intricately designed to fix itself and adapt in different situations."

Giuliana
Giuliana
Chemistry Student

“Applying to university for Chemical Engineering, Chemistry is a must subject.’’

Estyn
Estyn
2017

"There is a wellcoordinated and high profile whole-school approach to developing pupils’ knowledge and understanding of Welsh language and culture."

Savini
Savini
English Student

“I enjoy the different genres of poetry and the in depth study of novels."

Oliver
Oliver
Languages Student

“I chose French as I wanted to continue with a language as a level 3 qualification”

Emily
Emily
Health & Social Care Student

“You learn about all different aspects of Health & Social. It is a very useful subject if you want to work in the Health & Social Care sector. Both teachers are very helpful and supportive.”

Jack
Jack
Law Student

“Law is a very interesting subject which will hopefully help me to pursue a career in Criminology.”

Isaac
Isaac
Music Student

“I enjoy music because it is great being able to compose a piece of your own choice and perform it with other people.”

Sam
Sam
Politics Student

"Politics is the perfect subject for those who want to debate on a number of issues as well as learn more about the U.K.'s political structure."

Ffion
Ffion
Psychology Student

“I enjoy studying Psychology as it is a well organised course with one to one support being available when needed”.