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Para Olympic Gold medalist Rob Davies visits Brecon High School

By | February 17th, 2017|News, Sports Report|

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 [...]

There’s been a ‘Yarn Storm’ at BHS

By | February 17th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

Selection for Wales Karate Senior national training squad

By | February 12th, 2017|News, Sports Report|

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.

Welsh Schools Tumble and Vault finalists from Brecon High School

By | January 31st, 2017|News, Sports Report|

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!

Congratulations to all Brecon High School pupils involved with the Westenders Pantomine

By | January 30th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

GCSEPod is here!

By | January 29th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

Careers Wales Presentation for Year 11 pupils and parents

By | January 18th, 2017|News|

Following on from the Post 16 presentations which were held during the Year 11 Parents Evening, Careers Wales have asked the school to promote a presentation designed specifically for Year 11 pupils and parents.  Please follow the the links below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u43q2lilqOM&feature=youtu.be it is also available in Welsh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8Ke-LdLsQU&feature=youtu.be

Shakespeare Schools Festival – Read our Appraisal!

By | December 13th, 2016|News|

Following our very successful performance of Macbeth at the Shakespeare School's Festival on the 15th November, the school has now received it's formal appraisal of the performance at Theatr Brycheiniog.  The appraisal has been written by Anja Conti, the SSF stage director.  For those who were in the audience that night, it was a real [...]

Estyn removes Brecon High School from Special Measures

By | December 7th, 2016|News|

As of the 7th December 2016, Brecon High School has been officially removed from Special Measures by Estyn.  As a result of the most recent inspection, which took place between the 8th and 10 November, the school has demonstrated the progress required for the school to be removed from this category and is the culmination [...]

Welsh Schools Cross Country championships – 26 November 2016

By | November 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 [...]