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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]