Welcome To Welshpool High School
Raising Achievement By Raising Expectations
An Estyn 'Good' School
Offering A Broad & Balanced Curriculum Full Of Opportunities
A Message From The Headteacher
I am delighted to have been appointed Headteacher of Welshpool High School.
Ever since my first visit to the school I have had a genuine sense of excitement about being a part of such a fantastic school.
I have received a tremendously warm welcome from students, staff, Governors and the Local Authority. It has been a pleasure to have met so many ambitious, friendly and engaged students during my first few weeks in post.
Everyone connected with the school is incredibly proud of the positive examination results that were achieved by the students in the summer, following two years of disrupted learning, and it is our aim to continue to place a high value on every child being able to achieve their potential. It is important to me that alongside academic success, a child’s experience in school is a rich one in terms of opportunities to take part in the Arts, Sports, volunteering and leadership.
My outlook is always with three distinct hats on. That of a Headteacher, a colleague and a parent. This philosophy has always guided me and provides an effective platform for driving standards and upholding a positive ethos. I aim to stay true to this way of working throughout my time at the school.
I share the palpable optimism of staff and students about the school, and I look forward to meeting more of you as the year progresses and serving our community to the best of my ability, for years to come.
Mr Jon Arnold – Headteacher
As you are aware, we operate a first day calling system for pupils that are absent.
Please telephone the absence line, which will record a message 24 hours a day. If, for any reason, you cannot get through to the absence line, then please leave a message with the school office. The numbers you require are:
24-hour Absence Line: 01938 554 119
Attendance Office: 01938 552 014 (option 4)
School Office: 01938 552 014 (option 5)
We are proud to have a thriving Sixth Form at Welshpool High School. Every October we have our Open Evening when we open the school to prospective sixth form students.
Year 6 Transition
Moving from year 6 into year 7 can seem incredibly daunting. Our year 6 open evening is held annually and give parents and students an introduction to our school and the subjects that we offer.
Find out all about our year 6 transition.
Our students are ambassadors for our school and are expected to dress and behave in a way that reflects the standards that we seek to achieve.
All uniform can be purchased online from Constructiv. Click the button below for more information about our uniform requirements including our PE Kit.