• " The school achieved GCSE results in the top 25% of similar schools in 2017 and 2018."
  • "In lessons and around the school, many pupils are courteous and polite. They engage well in their learning and work suitably in groups and pairs. " - Estyn 2018
  • " High standards of teaching from staff and excellent learning from students, alongside the proactive encouragement of parents, have all contributed to the school's recent success. " - IQM Inspection 2018
  • " In 2018 the school was awarded the Inclusion Quality Mark Award - Centre of Excellence for the second time. This reflects the school's commitment to including all learners. "
  • " The school has a successful Sixth Form in which learners are achieving results in the top 25% of schools in Wales. "
  • " I just wanted to say a huge thanks to your wonderful staff for all the support they have provided for my son and myself over his first year at high school. " - Year Seven Parent - July 2018
  • " The extra curricular activities that are offered via the Engage@Emrys programme are the best in the area. " Year Seven Parent - July 2018







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SUMMER READING LIST transition@emrys

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Summer Reading List

A suggested selection of books for you to read and enjoy this summer.

Mia Tang is not like other girls. For one she lives in a motel and manages its front desk. Also, her parents hide immigrants in the hotel and her family could be in a universe of trouble if they’re ever caught.

Level 4.5

The Rangers have a frightening reputation for practicing dark magic and Will has always been afraid of them. When he turns 15, he is chosen to become their apprentice. He learns that despite the stories, the Rangers actually protect the kingdom. They need his help in a looming battle between good and evil.

Level 7

Miri lives in a simple village until the King deems it the home of the next princess. In a year, the prince will choose his new bride — one of the village girls. Now Miri has a chance to become what she’s always dreamed of.

Level 6

Tommy (a sixth grader) launches an investigation into his classmate’s mysterious Yoda finger puppet. His peer, Dwight, is the exact opposite of Yoda, but when he voices Yoda he is suddenly wise, prophetic, and a genius.

Level 4.7

On Peppi’s first day at her new school, she embarrasses herself in front of the school’s mean kids. In her attempt to rectify the mess, she ends up competing with the one (good) person who has noticed her.

Level 2.8

Josh and his twin brother are skilled on the basketball court. But Josh has a passion for music too. He tells us about life on and off the courts, brotherhood, and family.

Level 4.3

Melody is an 11-year-old with cerebral palsy. She can’t walk, talk, write or do any of the things normal children can. She has a gift though: she can’t forget anything.

Level 4.3

It’s told through the eyes of a 12-year-old ghost, Jerome. He was shot and killed by a police officer after his toy gun was mistaken for a real one. He witnesses what his death has done to his family.

Level 3

Mrs. Frisby is a widowed mouse with four small children. She has to move her family for their own safety, but her youngest son is too ill to go anywhere. Enter the rats of NIMH, brilliant creatures who offer a clever solution to her problem.

Level 5.1

Alex is space-obsessed and dreams of nothing more than to follow in Carl Sagan’s footsteps. He sets out to document a story that he will then launch into space so that if extra terrestrial life finds it, they’ll understand life on Earth.

Level 5.4

Jonas lives in Utopia, or so he is forced to believe: everyone’s the same, everyone’s happy, and the world lives in peace. When he’s given a special title in his community, he learns the truth about the dark side of humanity. In his journey, he learns the true meaning of happiness and freedom.

Level 5.7

When Rafe enters middle school he comes up with a plan for the best year ever: break every rule. Soon his game catches up with him, and Rafe learns that winning isn’t everything and that some rules aren’t meant to be broken.

Level 4.5

 L. Stine’s genre-defining spooky stories                                                                                                                                   for children have stood the test of time.                                                                                                                                 They’re fun, easy to read, and will give                                                                                                                                     your 11-year-old the perfect dose of                                                                                                                                         the chills.