An incredibly huge thank you to Laura Heywood @scentedgarden for this humongous donation of books to the school library. Lots of very popular authors and titles that will soon be reserved I’m sure. We are extremely grateful for your very generous continued support❤️📚⭐️@ArgoedHS


Important update from FCC regarding face coverings on school transport


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Y10 GCSE Information

Our aims

  • All pupils to achieve highly and reach their potential
  • All pupils to develop academically, socially and emotionally
  • All pupils to become successful and independent learners
  • To offer all parents /carers high quality information about the progress of their child, at all times.

Our Expectations

All Students need to be-

  • Ready
  • Responsible
  • Respectful

And must have-

  • Excellent Attendance
  • Excellent Punctuality

Courses at Key Stage 4

Core subjects:

  • Mathematics (Maths and Numeracy), English Language and Literature, Science (Double Award or Single Sciences), Welsh, PE, Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Option Subjects
  • Other Level 2 Qualifications

New Qualifications

SubjectOld QualificationNew QualificationGCSE Equivalent
REWJEC Short course RE (worth ½ a GCSE)NCFE -Equality and Diversity (coursework based)1 or 2 B grades
Work related educationNoneAgored Cymru – Level 2 certificate in Work related educaion1 or 2 B grades
Level 2
NoneLevel 2 courses in Customer service, fire safety, risk assessment and COSHH H, food hygiene.Pass 4 for a B grade equivalent