Nathan Preece, a member of Year 9 at Brecon High School won a gold medal at the Welsh National Karate championships, which took place at Sophia Gardens over the weekend of 8-9 April. Nathan has become the Under 14 Welsh Kumite national champion, following this success. Nathan won the title (Semi-final 7 - 0 and [...]
I do not think that words can describe the sense of dejection within the school this morning, following the decision taken by the County Council cabinet on the 15th March. We will continue to seek to not only maintain our Welsh Medium stream at the school, but also to grow the provision for the wider [...]
On Monday 27th February, The Sixth Form met Paul Pugh, who is running a campaign known as Paul's Pledge. Paul was the victim of an unprovoked attack in 2007 that left him with life changing injuries. Paul has been running a campaign to seek engage people to make a pledge to never condone or commit [...]
Many parents may be aware of the article which has appeared in the Brecon and Radnor newspaper in the last 24 hours, which has quoted Councillor Arwel Jones in respect of the proposal following the Welsh Medium consultation. It has been reported that the "cabinet member for schools Arwel Jones also confirmed he is to [...]
The school was very pleased to welcome Para Olympic Gold medalist Rob Davies on Wednesday 15th February. Firstly Rob spoke to all of our Key Stage 4 and 5 pupils during assembly, providing an inspiring insight into what it takes to be a world champion. Rob then led a Gifted and Talented workshop for a [...]
Pupils and staff arrived at school this week to discover that overnight the school had been 'Yarn stormed'. To celebrate Valentines Day, a local group of 'Yarn Stormers' (their identity is a closely guarded secret!) had used one of the trees at the front of the school to cover it with knotted hearts, all in [...]
Congratulations to Bryn Nichol, a Year 8 pupil, who has been selected to train with the Wales national Karate training squad. This achievement has been made a year early and is a reflection of Bryn's efforts. We look forward to hearing more about his achievements.
Congratulations to Glesni Powell, Ryan Williams and Dylan Rees for qualifying to compete at the Welsh Schools Tumble and Vault Finals, which take place in Cardiff on the 9th March. This is a fantastic achievement given the high level of competition. We look forward to finding out how you get on!
I am sure many parents will be aware of the excellent Westenders production of Peter Pan, which has recently finished. We would like to congratulate all of the our pupils who were involved with the production as well as all the other cast and crew involved. It is very pleasing to hear about such a [...]
At the whole school assembly on Friday 27th January the school officially launched GCSEPod to the pupils. This is an online based resource designed to support pupils both as part of their learning and as a tool to support revision for GCSE. Whilst it is focused toward Key Stage 4 pupils, it is also available [...]