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Brecon High School pupils launch gas pipeline publication

By | 2017-06-29T15:14:41+00:00 June 29th, 2017|News|

Nine pupils from Brecon High School have launched a new publication, ‘A Line Through Time’, during a special school assembly. The booklet is full of information about the archaeological discoveries made during the installation of the gas pipeline that goes through the Brecon Beacons National Park. The pupils were joined by Nigel Blackamore, Senior Curator [...]

Welsh Medium at Brecon High School – Objections report and cabinet report

By | 2017-06-27T19:58:20+00:00 June 27th, 2017|News|

Parents and members of the community may be aware that the new Cabinet have now published the Objections report and their Cabinet report in regard to the future of Welsh Medium provision at Brecon High School. Links to these reports are to found below. The recommendation being made is that the Welsh Medium provision is [...]

Nathan Preece becomes Wales Under 14 Karate Champion

By | 2017-05-04T09:30:13+00:00 April 12th, 2017|News, Sports Report|

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 [...]

Cabinet decision regarding the future of the Welsh Medium Stream at Brecon High School

By | 2017-05-04T10:05:22+00:00 March 15th, 2017|News|

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 [...]

Paul’s Pledge visits Sixth Form

By | 2017-03-01T16:36:12+00:00 March 1st, 2017|News|

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 [...]

Welsh Medium consultation – announcement by Councillor Arwel Jones

By | 2017-03-01T16:13:07+00:00 March 1st, 2017|News|

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 [...]

Para Olympic Gold medalist Rob Davies visits Brecon High School

By | 2017-02-17T19:30:52+00:00 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 | 2017-02-17T19:15:39+00:00 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 | 2017-02-12T11:56:53+00:00 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 | 2017-01-31T11:25:45+00:00 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!