News 2016-12-08T14:36:54+00:00


Athletics Report – June 2017

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Brecon high school athletes made the long trip north for the NASUWT athletics meet on Tuesday and gave a good account of themselves with a show of infectious enthusiasm, talent and true grit. In the [...]

Parentpay System – May 2017

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

As you will be aware, Powys County Council implemented the “Parent Pay” system last December to enable parents to pay electronically for their child’s food purchases in school. For the majority this has proved to [...]

Brian Hatton Young Artist Award 2017

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

National Reading & Numeracy Tests – Years 7 to 9

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

national-tests-information-for-parents-2017 If your child is in Years 7 - 9 then they will be sitting tests between Wednesday 3rd May and Friday 5th May.  Please click the above link to get more information about these tests. [...]

Queen’s Baton Relay

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Commonwealth Games - Queen’s Baton Relay Welsh Route announced!! The council is welcoming the Queen’s Baton Relay to Powys this September during its 388-day journey through the Commonwealth. The Powys route is part of the [...]

Nathan Preece becomes Wales Under 14 Karate Champion

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Powys Cross Country Championships – March 2017

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Congratulations to our Cross country runners!              

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

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Gymnastics March 2017

March 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Congratulations to Glesni Powell, Ryan Williams and Dylan Rees on their selection to compete in Cardiff for the Powys Gymnastics Team last Thursday (Thursday 9/3/17) the first Brecon High Schools pupils ever to be selected! [...]

Eisteddfod 2017

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

We had the pleasure of holding our school Eisteddfod [...]

Parent Questionnaire (Attendance)

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

We would really appreciate it you could please download and complete the below Questionnaire on Attendance. Your feedback will help us learn what we are doing well as a School and what we need to [...]

Paul’s Pledge visits Sixth Form

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Welsh Medium consultation – announcement by Councillor Arwel Jones

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Para Olympic Gold medalist Rob Davies visits Brecon High School

February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

There’s been a ‘Yarn Storm’ at BHS

February 17th, 2017|0 Comments

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!) [...]

World Book Day 2017

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. In fact, it’s the biggest celebration of its kind, designated by UNESCO as [...]

Selection for Wales Karate Senior national training squad

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Parentpay Update – February 2017

February 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Powys County Council have informed us that as from MONDAY 13th FEBRUARY 2017 there will be NO credit given to pupils Parentpay accounts.  This means that food can only be purchased from the canteen if there are [...]

Welsh Schools Tumble and Vault finalists from Brecon High School

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

GCSEPod is here!

January 29th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Cabinet Report Paper – 29-September-15

Change for Life Resources for Parents – September-15

Consultation Report re: WM proposals to cabinet – 29-September-15

Governing Body’s response to consultation – 04-December-15

Guidance to help with writing a response to consultation – May-16

National Eisteddfod 2015 Information Pack

PCC Letter to parents re: Secondary school reorganisation consultation – April-16

PCC Letter to stakeholders re: Extension to consultation – May-2016

PCC News Release – 14-March-16

PCC Secondary Schools Consultation Questionnaire – April-2016

PCC Survey Cashless System Payment Service Survey

Powys Library Service Poster

Press Release From Local Authority re: Secondary School Consultation

Privacy Notice -Welsh/English 2016

School Modernisation – Final

School Modernisation – Final English

Secondary School Reorganisation Newsletter – July-2016

Uniform Grant 2016-2017

Volunteer Information Pack 2016

Parents Meeting 7-march-2016 

Appendix A Original Consultation Document

Appendix B Impact Assessment

Appendix C Pupil Response Form

Appendix E Consultation Report – Sept-2015

Brecon and Gwernyfed Appendix 1 Final Business Case

Brecon and Gwernyfed Appendix 2 Draft Equality Impact Assessment

Brecon and Gwernyfed Appendix 3 Draft Community Impact Assessment

Brecon High School Monitoring Visit Report – July-2015

Brecon Gwernyfed Consultation Document