You will be aware that Brecon High School is operating a Hub provision from Thursday 25th June. Should any parents wish to book their child into this Hub they will need…
23 June 2020
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23 June 2020
Important Information regarding the planned re-
22 June 2020
Live version of the New school website has been brought forward for the re-
22 June 2020
The NHS has asked for this message to be sent out to you.
Undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes in children requires urgent medical attention …
22 June 2020
Brecon High School is looking to appoint a dynamic and experienced person to the role of Finance Manager ….
22 June 2020
We would like to introduce to you the founding members of Brecon High
School’s ‘Pwyllgor Cymreictod’ …
14 February 2020
Members of the school council met today with local town councillors to discuss the use of greenspaces in Brecon …
12 February 2020
On behalf of the Governing Body, I am pleased to inform you that following a two-
12 February 2020
The School Of Rock choir singing at the official Powys opening of the new Brecon High School …
The School of Rock Choir
5 February 2020
Congratulations to all the BHS students who took part in the end of term house karaoke competition today. Pictured is Jasmine BW, winner of the lower school solo…
20 December 2019
A report from our one of our very own talented pupils in Karate -
In the last major competition of the year, the Karate1 Youth League Venice ….
17 December 2019
As we bid farewell to the old building, we would love to hear all of your good memories of being within this school …
We bid farewell to the old building
22 November 2019
Congratulations to Finley Cole in Year 7 and Mariusz Fafara in Year 8 who both represented Brecon High School in the Powys Schools Judo Competition in Welshpool on Sunday 10th November. …
12 November 2019
One again, we are so proud of all of our pupils and their fund raising activities, this time in aid of the Stroke Assosiation in remembrance of Nia Starkey. …
25 October 2019
Great day completing A2 Fieldwork: variation in infiltration rates in the Brecon Beacons National Park! Saw some great peat bogs …
21 October 2019
Sporting Success -
Congratulations to the girls who competed in a high standard Netball tournament …
10 October 2019
7 1 enjoying the amazing view from the new school that they visited as part of skills day today. Exciting times ahead. ….
1 October 2019
Sam Hobbs (born 13 May 1988, Brecon) is a Welsh rugby union player. A prop forward, he made his full professional debut for the Cardiff Blues regional team on 9 January 2010 having previously played for Pontypridd RFC. Sam went on to play two seasons with the Dragons until taking up the position of forwards coach at the Dragons Academy.
Former Wales Under-
In May 2013 he was selected in the Wales national rugby union team 32 man training squad for the
summer 2013 tour to Japan.
The youngest of three girls, Nia Roberts was born and brought up in Brecon, Powys. Her family were active members of the Brecon Little Theatre amateur dramatics group, and aged seven she first trod the boards. Five years later, she landed her first television role as the lead girl in "The Farm", a 30-
Nia has appeared in many film and tv series; Solomon a Caenor, Under Milk Wood, The Return of the Yuletide Kid,
Hidden, Keeping Faith, Dr Who, Hinterland, Holby City, The Crown, Pobol y Cwm and many more..
Born in Wales, United Kingdom and now based in the historical Jiangsu province of China, Elliott James Frieze launched his eponymous debut Women's wear and Menswear Collection at London and Paris Fashion Week in February 2010 with acclaimed model Jacquetta Wheeler and rock-
His loyal celebrity following include British actress Anna Popplewell who closed his Spring/Summer Collection at London Fashion Week.
Elliott continues to expand across the globe.
Andrew Powell (born 23 August 1981) is a Welsh former rugby union player, who last played for Merthyr RFC. He is a former international rugby union player having played for both the Wales sevens team, and the Wales national rugby union team as well as touring with the British and Irish Lions. His regular rugby union position was either No. 8 or blindside flanker in the back row.
As of 2018, he is coaching his local club Brecon RFC, who play in the WRU EAST Division 1 league.
Steve Perks became Welsh National Event Coach for Sprints and Relays in 1990 and was Head Coach (Athletics) at the Commonwealth Games Victoria Canada 1994.
Under his stewardship, in 1998, the British relay squad became the first team to win the European title in Budapest a feat they repeated in Munich (1999 & 2003) four years later. At the World Championships they achieved two Silver medals establishing a new British and European Record at Seville 1999. Then 2004 saw the ultimate achievement for the team – winning Olympic gold in Athens.
She was awarded the BBC London Theatre Award for outstanding performance in a musical in 2001 for her role in the National Youth Music Theatre's production of The Dreaming.
Sian has appeared in many film and tv series; Justine,
Line of Duty, Hidden, Hinterland, Loose Women, Emmerdale and many more..
Dewi Morris (born 9 February 1964) is a former rugby union footballer, who played scrum half for England.
He made his England debut in 1988 against Australia. He was dropped in 1990 in favour of Richard Hill, but returned to the England side in 1992 and was the Lions scrum-
He retired from rugby union after the 1995 World Cup third place play-
After a early career in newspapers Melanie Doel has spent the past 26 years working as a broadcast journalist and presenter with BBC Wales covering major news stories and features for Radio Wales and Wales Today. For a decade she lived and worked in the Brecon Beacons after setting up a unique BBC community initiative to broadcast from her home in Sennybridge. She has devoted much of the past ten years to presenting BBC Wales rural affairs programme “County Focus” enabling her to develop her passion for the Welsh countryside, environment, wildlife and the growing Welsh food industry. Melanie is currently Chair of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Mark Anthony Wyatt (born 19 February 1957) is a former Welsh international rugby union player. He played club rugby for several university teams, and later Swansea. He was selected to play for Wales on ten occasions, scoring 81 points. Mark was famed for his attacking fullback play and his place kicking. He is the record points scorer for Swansea with 2734 points. Mark’s current sporting interest lie on the golf course, playing off a handicap of 4 and he is a member of The Royal Porthcawl Golf club. He is a Director at Gower Business Systems Ltd a leading ICT company in South Wales
Professor Ian Jeffreys, an internationally renowned coach, educator and author, co-
He is an honorary advisor to the Korean and Polish Strength and Conditioning Associations, and a consultant to Nike. Ian has worked all over the world including the UK, USA, China, Australia, Korea, Turkey, Norway, Ireland, Poland, Iceland, Portugal and the Netherlands.
Explore the Brecon Beacons National Park…
The curriculum experience for pupils attending Brecon High School has been developed to be as relevant, interesting and varied as possible. As pupils grow through the school, a wide range of opportunities are offered to them. Collectively, these enable pupils to develop into mature young adults. At the core of the school approach to the school curriculum is the development of pupil skills and the ability for these skills to be applied a range of issues. All Areas of Learning Experience (AOLEs) contribute directly to this provision and are responsible for the monitoring of how well pupils make progress each term.
Brecon High School Vision Statement – Be The Best You Can Be
Every member of the school community is expected to be the very best they can be. Brecon High School’s key focus is to produce young adults that are confident to partake within society and make a positive difference to those around them. A core guiding principle that underpins this ambition is to encourage and develop personal resilience and responsibility amongst all pupils.
We believe in empowering pupils to take control of their own learning and to take ownership over how they learn as often as possible. By doing this, pupils will learn how to make good choices and also have the ability to thrive in a fast and ever-
By creating a learning environment that has high expectations of everyone – and by modelling the behaviour and standards that we expect from our pupils – we can provide the stepping-
“Don’t tell me to reach for the sky when there are footprints on the moon” – Paul Brandt