Key Stage 3 Year 7

Welsh is taught to all pupils in Key Stage 3. There is a clear focus on developing pupils’ oracy, reading and writing skills in line with the National Curriculum, as well as opportunity to develop wider skills such as communication, working with others, ICT, literacy and numeracy.


Year 7 pupils build on what they have learned in primary school, looking at how to present information about themselves with confidence and accuracy. Topics studied in year 7 include All About Me, Hobbies, School and The Home.



Key Stage 3 Year 8

Year 8 pupils focus on discussing their own experiences and those of others, expressing their opinions and responding constuctively to views presented to them. Topics studied in year 8 include The Area, Money, Fashion and Shopping and The Weekend.


Key Stage 3 Year 9

Year 9 pupils start to prepare for their GCSE course, extending their work to show a natural flair with a variety of key elements expected of pupils at GCSE level. Topics studied in year 9 include Holidays, Television, Pop Music and Cinema and the World of Films.


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How we will use your information

Heolddu Comprehensive School processes personal information about pupils and their families to support pupil learning and monitor attainment, to provide pastoral care, and to keep children safe. We also process personal information to meet the statutory duties placed upon us by Welsh Government, to administer optional school trips and activities, and to deliver the school catering service.

The school takes its responsibilities under data protection law very seriously, and will store and use all personal information securely, disposing of it when no longer required. Personal information may be shared securely for clear purposes with other organisations such as Caerphilly County Borough Council, Welsh Government, or other external partners (e.g. other Local Authorities, Health Boards, Careers Wales and Special Educational Needs Tribunal Wales) that provide a service to pupils/families. You have a number of rights in relation to your personal information, including the right of access to information and the right of complaint.

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