Croeso i Ysgol Licswm!

Thank you for taking time to look at our website, whether you are just starting out as a parent at our school or already have children here, may I extend a warm welcome to you.

This website is designed to give you an introduction to school and to keep existing parents up to date.

Ysgol Licswm VA Church in Wales School is a small rural school in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Our school motto is:

“Responsibility, love, care and respect”

“Cyfrifoldeb, cariad, gofal a pharch”

We are situated  on Halkyn Mountain / Holywell Common with The Clwydian mountains forming our backdrop and approximately 8 miles from the historic market town of Mold.

We provide education for approximately 55 learners from 3 to eleven years old. Our Nursery provision is held in the morning and includes Early Entitlement from January.

We offer wrap around care courtesy of Clwb Bwthyn Bach who provide day care for children age 2.5 years to 4 years and LAFs after school club for school age children  who offer care from 3.15pm to 6pm

Our pupils are taught in two classes. Our expert staff ensure there are different levels of work set so that there is the correct amount of challenge and support. We are lucky to have classroom assistants in every class who work alongside our highly skilled teachers, helping them to deliver lessons to children at different levels. We have large grounds that are utilised not just for playtimes but for outdoor learning, forest school activities and PE. Our Foundation Learners have their own outdoor area where they can develop their experiential learning. Below are our aims as a school and they are at the heart of everything we do:

  • We aim to create a safe and nurturing environment that enables our learners to generate self-esteem, respect, confidence and self-worth.  
  • We aim to positively promote and instil a lifelong healthy lifestyle, both mentally and physically.  
  • As a church school, we aim to develop the Christian ethos which is inclusive of race, culture, gender, disability and all belief systems.  
  • We aim to develop positive behaviours which are conducive to learning.  
  • We are passionate about the environment and our world and we actively encourage sustainability for ourselves and future generations.  
  • We are proud of our Welsh heritage, rich in history, culture and language and aim to promote and celebrate this.  
  • As a small church school, we aim to develop positive relationships between staff, pupils, families, governors and the wider community. We aim to develop a sense of community where all feel valued and part of the Licswm School Family.  
  • We aim to develop lifelong learners, pupils and staff, who are ready to play their part in the world. 
  • By following the four purposes of the curriculum for Wales, we aim to provide a curriculum that is ambitious, creative, holistic, inspiring enterprising, varied and engaging.  
  • We aim for each child to achieve their own individual potential, through our nurture and support for pupils and their families.  

I would like you to come and visit our school, to look around and feel the warm and friendly atmosphere that exists here, to meet the staff and to see the children as they work and play together.

Please telephone or e-mail to arrange an appointment to visit.

I look forward to meeting you.

Warmest regards,

Acting Headteacher