St Gerard’s School in Bangor has been ranked as the 9th best school in Wales with 63.2% of pupils achieving an A* – B at A level, the school ranked 258th in the whole of the UK.

The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2018, identified the 2,000 highest-achieving schools in the UK, ranked by their recent examination results, judging the schools on the number of pupils who secured A* to B grades at A-level and GCSE.

St Gerard’s School regularly tops the league tables for Gwynedd schools (both state and independent) as well as figuring prominently in national league tables.

The school on Ffriddoedd Road, Bangor, was founded in 1915 by the Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy as a girls’ day and boarding school, it moved to its current location in 1917. It has been a fully co-educational day school since the early 1980s.

Fees at the school range from £6,840 per year for pupils in reception and years 1 & 2, up to £10,380 per year for pupils in year 10 upwards.