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Sixth Form Subjects Offered at Llanidloes High School

Course Specifications and Past Examination Papers can be accessed by going to the WJEC, OCR, AQA, EDEXCEL Examination Board's website.


Advanced Subsidiary (AS) / Advanced (A) GCE Level courses

Applied Business (OCR)
Art and Design (WJEC)
Biology (WJEC)
Chemistry (WJEC)
Design & Technology: Product Design; Food (WJEC)
Drama & Theatre Studies* (WJEC)
English Language / Literature (WJEC)
Further Maths (Year 13 only) (OCR)
French * (WJEC)
Geography (WJEC)
Health and Social Care (OCR)
History (WJEC)
Information Communications Technology (OCR)
Law* (WJEC)
Mathematics (OCR)
Media Studies (WJEC)
Music* (WJEC)
Philosophy (AQA)
Physical Education (WJEC)
Physics (OCR)
Psychology (AQA)
Religious Studies * (EDEXCEL / WJEC)
Science (Applied) (OCR)
Travel & Tourism (EDEXCEL)
Spanish (WJEC)
Welsh First Language (WJEC)
Welsh Second Language * (WJEC)
Welsh Baccalaureate (compulsory for all) (WJEC)
* Subjects (above) which may be offered in collaboration with other schools / providers

Qualifications offered by other providers:
Coleg Powys:
BTEC Level 3 Childcare
BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care
BTEC Level 3 Hospitality and Catering
BTEC Level 3 Landbased
BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts
BTEC Level 3 Media (TV and Film)
BTEC Level 3 Media (Games Development)
BTEC Level 3 Media (Interactive)
BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism
BTEC Level 3 Public Services
BTEC Level 3 Sport

In the ‘Llan Newydd’ collaborative block:
BTEC Level 3 Fashion
BTEC Level 3 Engineering
BTEC Level 3 Music Technology

Cymraeg English

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Powys Route for 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay

The Queen’s Baton Relay will visit Powys this September during its 388-day journey through the Commonwealth. 

The Powys route is part of the 230,000 kilometer journey to the baton’s final destination - The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia in April 2018.

The baton will spend four days in Wales, making its way through Powys on September 7 as part of a journey through every nation and territory within the commonwealth in the build up to the opening ceremony. 

Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Communications Cllr Wynne Jones, said: “We are delighted to be welcoming the Queen’s Baton Relay to Powys once again. 

“As the baton travels through the county, it’s an opportunity to celebrate our rich heritage, culture, beautiful landscapes and the Welsh language on an international stage. 

“The Powys route will begin in Brecon, travel up to Rhayader for a public street event before stopping at Llanidloes high and primary schools and a private photo stop in Llandinam.

“It will then travel to the new Welsh-medium Ysgol Dafydd Llwyd in Newtown, before a final stop in the county at Welshpool.

“I hope having the Queen’s Baton in Powys will ignite pride in our county and Welsh athletes competing in the games. Plans are at an early stage but we look forward to putting on memorable activities to mark this exciting occasion.”

Chris Jenkins, Commonwealth Games Wales Chief Executive, said: “We’re extremely proud to announce this route. The Relay will give everyone a chance to be involved in an unforgettable experience.”

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September 29th 2016, 6.30pm
Year 6 Open Evening

October 13th 2016, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 12/13 Parents' Evening

November 8th 2016, 6.30pm
6th Form Open Evening

November 17th 2016, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 11 Parents' Evening

December 1st 2016, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 7 Parents' Evening

January 12th 2017, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 9 Parents' Evening

February 9th 2017, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 10 Parents' Evening

March 2nd 2017, 6.30pm
Year 9 Options Evening

March 16th 2017, 4.30pm - 7pm
Year 8 Parents' Evening

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