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Welsh Baccalaureate and Skills

Head of Faculty: Mrs Eirlys Jones

Laura Serpell - Teacher


A total of 15 different staff are involved in the delivery of the Welsh Baccalaureate Qualification. 

The aim of the subject if to consolidate and develop the skills, attributes and behaviours that are valued by post 16 educators and employers. The emphasis is on acquiring and applying a range of transferable skills.

The pupils develop skills in the context of purposeful tasks and appropriate knowledge and understanding.

Years 10 and 11 Compulsory

In year 10, pupils have two hours of lessons per week in which they cover the Community Project and the Individual Investigation. For the Community Project pupils carry out a task over a period of 10 hours in order to help the community. For the Individual Investigation, pupils investigate an area that refers to their future. It has to be a minimum of 2000 words.

In year 11, pupils have another two hours of lessons per week in which they cover the Global Citizenship challenge and Enterprise and Employability challenge.

The Welsh Baccalaureate is awarded at either the Foundation or National level.

Sixth Form Courses