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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 [...]

Literacy Focus

January 26th, 2017|0 Comments

LITERACY FOCUS  A book makes such a great present for any occasion, at any time of the year. This we know, but where to start, what to choose, is this suitable…? The following website http://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/ [...]

Careers Wales Presentation for Year 11 pupils and parents

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Shakespeare Schools Festival – Read our Appraisal!

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

Estyn removes Brecon High School from Special Measures

December 7th, 2016|0 Comments

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, [...]

Welsh Schools Cross Country championships – 26 November 2016

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

Success at JKS English Open Karate Championships

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

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 [...]

Volunteer Police Cadets pass out

November 27th, 2016|0 Comments

In September 2016 the school was pleased to be able to host the first Volunteer Police Cadets programme for this area of Powys. Following an application and selection process 5 pupils from Brecon High School [...]

Launch of Welsh Medium consultation 21st November to 9th January

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Today the Local Authority have formally launched the consultation on the future of the Welsh Medium provision at Brecon High School.  Details of the consultation can be found via the Powys website http://www.powys.gov.uk/en/corporate/find-out-about-consultations-in-powys/brecon-high-school-welsh-medium-stream/   Further [...]

Powys Schools Swimming Gala – Newtown 18 November 2016

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Members of the Brecon High School Swimming Team took part in the County Swimming Gala on Friday 18th November. After a delayed journey the team missed the warm up period.  A summary of the success [...]

Welsh Medium consultation to begin

November 15th, 2016|0 Comments

A copy of the letter received from Powys County Council, for parents, has been included in our letters section which indicates that the consultation on the future provision of Welsh Medium education at Brecon High [...]

Remembrance Service 11th November 2016

November 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Brecon High School welcomed embers of the Old Boys and Old Girls Association to the school as it held its Remembrance Service.  The service was led by the senior pupils which included readings and poetry [...]

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