Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Welsh Schools Cross Country championships – 26 November 2016

By |2016-12-08T14:36:58+00:00November 29th, 2016|News, Sports Report|

The Brecon High School Cross Country team members turned out on a bitterly cold day last Saturday for the Welsh Schools championships. The U13 boys turned out on mass and were led home by Patrick Deveny Billinge,with Charlie Harries a couple of places behind him. Issac Pierce, Dafyd Waghorn and Daniel Gilbert all ran well [...]

Success at JKS English Open Karate Championships

By |2016-11-28T10:19:35+00:00November 28th, 2016|News, Sports Report|

Congratulations to Nathan Preece who won a Bronze medal in the 12-13 years Kumitae category at the recent English Open Karate championships in Notingham.  Having fought his way through the knock out rounds, Nathan lost a very close semi final bout to the eventual champion, by just 1 point.  Nathan is coached by Matt Stockham [...]

Volunteer Police Cadets pass out

By |2016-12-08T14:36:58+00:00November 27th, 2016|News|

In September 2016 the school was pleased to be able to host the first Volunteer Police Cadets programme for this area of Powys. Following an application and selection process 5 pupils from Brecon High School began the programme.  On Monday 21st November, at a ceremony that took place in the Guildhall in Brecon, all 5 [...]

Launch of Welsh Medium consultation 21st November to 9th January

By |2016-12-08T14:36:58+00:00November 21st, 2016|News|

Today the Local Authority have formally launched the consultation on the future of the Welsh Medium provision at Brecon High School.  Details of the consultation can be found via the Powys website http://www.powys.gov.uk/en/corporate/find-out-about-consultations-in-powys/brecon-high-school-welsh-medium-stream/   Further information will be posted on the school website.  Once again can I please encourage members of the school community to [...]

Powys Schools Swimming Gala – Newtown 18 November 2016

By |2016-11-21T15:10:55+00:00November 21st, 2016|News, Sports Report|

Members of the Brecon High School Swimming Team took part in the County Swimming Gala on Friday 18th November. After a delayed journey the team missed the warm up period.  A summary of the success of our swimmers was; Hannah Marshal and Cerys Becket donned swim hats and googles en route across the car park [...]

Welsh Medium consultation to begin

By |2016-11-23T16:03:19+00:00November 15th, 2016|News|

A copy of the letter received from Powys County Council, for parents, has been included in our letters section which indicates that the consultation on the future provision of Welsh Medium education at Brecon High School will begin next week, with a meeting for parents and the community to be held at the school on [...]

Remembrance Service 11th November 2016

By |2016-11-14T09:11:22+00:00November 14th, 2016|News|

Brecon High School welcomed embers of the Old Boys and Old Girls Association to the school as it held its Remembrance Service.  The service was led by the senior pupils which included readings and poetry prior to the playing of the last post and the observing of a 1 minute silence. Wreaths were laid by [...]

Powys Cross Country fixture – 8th November 2016

By |2016-12-08T14:37:00+00:00November 9th, 2016|Sports Report|

Brecon High School pupils toughed it out in dire conditions at the 3rd XC schools fixture held at Christ College. Superb running by Riley McLaughlin saw her bring it home for the junior girls in 5th  position and her highest placing to date; considering the junior girls incorporates  the year 7/8/9  combined and Riley is only in [...]