Our Annual Sports Day took place on Wednesday 3rd June 2015.
Once again it was a fantastic day!
The winning house was Katherine Jenkins.
For a full list of results and photographs from the day CLICK HERE!
We are getting ready to welcome a bumper intake of year 7’s this September. Around 170 students are expected to take up their place, and they are all invited to spend two days at the high school in July to start finding their way around and begin to experience high school life. Our transition days are the 6th and 7th July, with a short meeting for parents on the evening of the 6th.
To find out more about our Primary-Secondary Transition please CLICK HERE
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 are delighted to receive this award, which is not only in recognition of the excellent standards achieved by our most able students, but also by students of all abilities across the school. What this award demonstrates very clearly is that students at Welshpool High School are challenged to perform well and are supported very capably by a team of talented teachers and support staff. There is a strong culture of learning and achievement in the school, and success is rewarded regularly and sincerely. We were also very pleased that the award noted the rich and varied extra curricular activities offered in the school as a real strength." Jim Toal - Headteacher
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.
If you missed our Open Evening for 2014 but you are interested in finding out more about what our sixth form can offer you, please contact the school.
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+.
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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 three years ago and successfully holds fundraising events throughout the year such as car boot sales, cycling events and in school event like discos for lower school pupils. Join the Facebook page to keep up to date with events, search for WHS PTFA.
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