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Year 7 Reading List

The Adventures of King Midas – L R Banks
Witch’s Daughter – N Bawden
Pig Heart Boy – Malorie Blackman
Whispers in the Graveyard – Theresa Breslin
Mr Majeika – H Carpenter
Alice in Wonderland – L Carroll
The BFG – R Dahl
Matilda – R Dahl
Shadow of the Minotaur – Alan Gibbons
Iron Man – T Hughes
Fox Busters – Dick King-Smith
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – C S Lewis
The Magician’s Nephew – C S Lewis
The Kite Rider – Geraldine McCaugrean
The Railway Children – E Nesbit
The Chestnut Soldier – J Nimmo
The Borrowers – M Norton
Tom’s Midnight Garden – P Pearce
Truckers (and Diggers and Wings) – Terry Pratchett
A series of Unfortunate Events – Lemony Snicket
The Ghost Messengers – R Swindells
The Hobbit – J R R Tolkien
Charlotte’s Web – E B White
The Illustrated Mum – Jacqueline Wilson
Double Act – Jacqueline Wilson

Year 8 Reading List

Little Women – L Alcott
Handful of Thieves – N Bawden
The Secret Garden – F H Burnett
Just William – R Crompton
The Witches – R Dahl
Flour Babies – A Fine
The Wind in the Willows – K Grahame
Jungle Book – R Kipling
The Chronicles of Narnia – C S Lewis
The Snow Spider – J Nimo
Swallow and Amazons – A Ransome
Treasure Island – R L Stevenson
Room 13 – Swindells

Year 9 Reading List

Watership Down – R Adams
Moondial – H Cresswell
Mrs Doubtfire – A Fine
The Diary of Anne Frank – A Frank
Tug of War – J Lingard
Goodnight Mister Tom – M Magorian
Anne of Green Gables – L M Montgomery
Truckers – T Pratchett
The Silver Sword – I Serraillier
Black Beauty – A Sewell
Tales from Shakespeare – W Shakespeare
Staying Up – R Swindells
Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry – M Taylor
Lord of the Rings – J R R Tolkien
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – M Twain

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Examination Results 2017

We are delighted and extremely proud that once again our students have achieved excellent exam results.

A Level: 100% of the year 13 cohort achieve the Level 3 threshold, which is the equivalent of 2 or more A*-E grades,  with 27% gaining 2 or more  A*- A,  94% achieved 2 or more A*-C grades (placing us top in Powys).  Worthy of particular note were 7 students who have 2 or more grade A*/A:  Ffion Williams with 4 A’s, Olivia Jones with 1A* and 3 A’s, Molly Hughes with A*, 2 A’s and B, Sioned Jones A*, 2A’s and C, Lauren Williams 2 A*, 1A, 1B, Amy Hill 2A’s, 1 Distinction*, 1C and William Richards with 2A’s, 2B’s.

There is no doubt that their hard work and dedication, together with the commitment of their teachers and parents who have supported them, has been justly rewarded with these outstanding results. 96% have been successful in gaining a place in their first choice university.

GCSE: We are proud to announce another set of excellent GCSE examination results at Llanidloes High School. Particularly pleasing was the 27.4% of pupils who achieved 5 or more A*-A grades which continues our improving trend from previous years.  English results, unlike the National picture, showed a significant improvement with 83.2% achieving A*- C  grades. 96% of the year group passed the newly graded Welsh Baccalaureate qualification.  76.8% gained level 2 and 67.4% the level 2 inclusive (at least 5 A*-C including English and Maths).

Congratulations go to the pupils who, supported by staff and parents, have put in tremendous effort to achieve results that they should be very proud of. I look forward to welcoming many back to our very successful sixth form, which achieved the best A*-C grades in Powys, and wish others every success in their future.  Thanks must go to the staff, parents, governors and the community who continue to support the school in continuing to provide excellent teaching and learning.

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September 28th 2017, 6.30pm
Year 6 Open Evening

November 16th 2017, 6.30pm
6th Form Open Evening

November 30th 2017, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 7 Parents' Evening

January 11th 2018, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 9 Parents' Evening

January 25th 2018, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 8 Parents' Evening

February 28th 2018, 6.30pm
Year 9 Options Evening

March 8th 2018, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 11 Parents' Evening

April 12th 2018, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 10 Parents' Evening

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