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


See the latest images of the new school buildings

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Following on from a very successful stakeholder event which took place in the main hall on 19th July, we have published  the latest set of designs and images for the new school buildings.  Please go [...]

Social Media warning to Parents – Live video streaming

July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Dyfed Powys Police have made us aware of a video stream app called  The officers are also warning schools to make parents aware that under the latest Snapchat update, public settings allow users to find someone's exact [...]

Take 3 – Parent Group

July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

TAKE 3 PARENT GROUP - BRECON SEPTEMBER 2017 Parenting support because parenting teenagers isn’t easy. Support Discussion Problem solving Tools, tips, Techniques What parents have said about Take 3... “ I would recommend the group [...]

Brecon High School to retain Welsh Medium Provision

July 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Following the County Council cabinet meeting that took place in Brecon on 3rd July 2017 the new cabinet have taken the decision to reject the proposal to close the Welsh Medium provision at Brecon High [...]

July 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Unfortunately our entries were not selected to win one of the category prizes but we are pleased to inform that all entries will be displayed in the Brian Hatton Young Artist Competition Exhibition at the Folly Lane Campus, from [...]

Brecon High School pupils launch gas pipeline publication

June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

June 27th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

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