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 feel privileged to lead such a remarkable school, a school where the pupils show their tremendous potential on a daily basis, and where the staff work so hard to help them fulfil their ambitions.
Our vision is to empower pupils to be their best. Every child should leave school well prepared for the next stage of their life. Regardless of their circumstances, children should receive excellent teaching, be challenged to exceed expectations, and supported through the difficult days. As a parent myself this is what I expect for my own children, and this is our commitment to the children of Welshpool High School.
The school has a proud history of high levels of pupil achievement. This has been sustained over a number of years, with strong pupil outcomes at Year 11 and in our popular Sixth Form. These positive outcomes have been realised by offering a broad and balanced curriculum, high quality learning experiences, and through nurturing learners to be ambitious and confident.
However, achievement is not just about academic success. We are justifiably proud of our pupils’ accomplishments in other areas, such as sport and the arts, alongside their cultural contribution to the local community. A number of our pupils represent Powys and Wales in these areas, and are supported in school with access to specialist and well-resourced facilities.
As pupils progress through school, they can be assured that staff will go the extra mile for them. Our learners are overwhelmingly positive about Welshpool High School, feeling safe and supported whilst at school.
We believe that regardless of interest or ability, our school provides an environment where pupils can learn, develop and thrive.
Mr Joshua Kinsey – 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)
Our Latest News
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 pupils.
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.
Y6 Open Evening
Moving from year 6 in to year 7 can seem incredibly daunting. Our year 6 open evening will give you an introduction to our school and the subjects that we offer.
Find out all about our year 6 open evening and watch our virtual presentations here.