Welshpool High School pupils took part in the world’s largest children’s running event on Wednesday 7th October. As well as breaking a record pupils managed to raise in the region of £3000, this is an exceptional amount with money still coming in. This money will go to Teenage Cancer Trust, a charity very close to the schools heart.
It's been a very busy half term at Welshpool HIgh School and this half term will end with the Sport Relief Triathlon on Friday 18th March.
Or latest newsletter contains information about some of the activities and events that have taken please during the past few months.
Click here for a copy of our Spring 2016 Newsletter.
Please visit our new Art Gallery which will be showcasing work from all year groups from our Art Department.
The Art Gallery is regularly updated and includes the new student of the week section for both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.
See our new A Level Art Display CLICK HERE
We have a thriving Sixth Form here at Welshpool High School. Every October we have our Open Evening when we open the school to prospective sixth form pupils. Visitors are able to speak to staff and students about the courses on offer and to view the facilities we have.
Please contact Mrs Cottrell at the school if you are interested in finding out more about what our Sixth Form can offer you.
The school council members meet throughout the year alongside the whole school council which meet every half term.
The school council often suggests and/or helps co-ordinate fund raising events such as Sport Relief and Children In Need. Find out More »
At Welshpool High School we want all our pupils to have a rich and rewarding learning experience.
We want our pupils to develop fully their talents and interests and to be able to demonstrate a broad range of interests and achievements. Continue Reading »
The 5x60 programme aims to increase the number of secondary age pupils taking part in sport or physical activity for 60 minutes, at least five times a week. The 5x60 programme offers a range of activities to all children regardless of ability. 5x60 is very popular here at Welshpool High School. Use the link above to access the 5x60 website and find out more about this fantastic programme.
eLearning provides an excellent opportunity for pupils to consolidate and improve their learning at home with extension activities, consolidation work and homework tasks. Some departments are now using HWB and HWB+ and from September 2015 all new pupils will be issued with a User Id and Password for our Hwb+ site. Use the images above to access HWB+.
A Message From The Headteacher
"As a school we reflect the best of traditional values and practices while responding to the needs of a changing world. Students are encouraged to be self-disciplined and to show a sense of mutual respect. They are encouraged to aim high and work hard towards the fulfilment of their ambitions and potential. We want them to hold high expectations of themselves and their school. A rigorous academic mentoring programme supports this and parents receive reports three times a year to inform them of their child’s progress.We are continuing to strive to improve our facilities for the benefit of our students and the community at large. There are active links with business and industry and a close relationship exists with our primary schools. Young people need to learn to work with adults in a co-operative and purposeful way and we view the partnership between home and school as essential to successful education. We aim to establish good working relationships with parents and carers. Therefore, with your support, together we can ensure that your child enjoys an effective and rewarding secondary education."
We regularly update our new Facebook page. You will see reminders for events at school and any urgent information e.g., School Closures. Follow us using the link above or login to Facebook and search for Welshpool High School Official.
We regularly update our new Twitter feed. You will see reminders for events at school and any urgent information e.g., School Closures. Follow us using the link above or login to Twitter and search for @WpoolHS.
The Parent, Teachers and Friends of Welshpool High School Association was set up five years ago and successfully holds fundraising events throughout the year. We have supported various departments by buying items such as laptops, printers, PE and music equipment and benches for the pupils. Join the Facebook page to keep up to date with events; search for WHS PTFA.
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