Builth Wells High School has received a formal notice from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales Estyn, that the school has been removed from special measures.
On Friday 13th students and staff joined the Welsh department at a Coffee Morning to celebrate 'Diwrnod Shwmae Su'mae' (which is actually on Sunday 15th October)
As September draws to a close, pupils and staff have been busy in class, on the playing fields and in the community.
The wet autumnal weather failed to dampen spirits this week; we were delighted to welcome our guest speaker Mr Ollie Harding to open our 2017 Prize Giving Evening.
I hope that you have all had a relaxing summer holiday and are ready for a busy term ahead.
We would like to thank all parents and carers for their support over the last school year and to wish pupils, staff, parents/carers and governors a safe and relaxing summer break.
This week we welcomed visitors from Virginia, USA to school.
Half term was very busy with pupils representing the school and Brycheiniog and Maesyfed in the Urdd Eisteddfod in Bridgend.
We would like to wish all pupils in years 10 – 13 who are taking examinations this summer the very best and trust that their preparation will stand them in good stead.
After months of rehearsal, pupils from Builth Wells High School had a busy day competing at Regional Brecon and Radnor round of the Urdd Eisteddfod
The week started with our half-termly Celebration of Achievement Assembly which recognised the success of pupils (and staff) in school and in the community
As we returned to school after the half-term break we have had another busy week with important events and significant news relating to the future of Builth Wells High School.
As a bitter February wind blew around school, we all froze last Thursday lunchtime .......
Pupils across the school are busy preparing for the Annual School Eisteddfod which will take place on Thursday 16th February.
As we reach the end of January, we are all busy planning for the future.....
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our parents, carers, family and friends who supported our 2016 school production “Into the Woods”.
This last week has been a very busy one for pupils and staff and half-term feels like a distant memory!
Following on from our live link to the International Space Station last spring, Key Stage Four and Sixth Form students were privileged to be invited to Techniquest to meet Tim Peake.
Rehearsals are now well underway for our school production of Into the Woods, tickets are selling very quickly so book yours now!
With three weeks of term completed we are all settling down into our school routine.... The student planner is an important tool and the front-line in sharing information between home and school.
Here we are at the start of another school year and we welcome our new Year 7 pupils along with four new members of staff.
Natalie faces Sarah Myriam Mazouz from Gabon in the Round of 16 at 3:17pm on Thursday 11th August.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all parents and carers for their support and to wish our pupils a safe and relaxing summer holiday.
This week has been hectic with our Year 6 pupils enjoying a range of activities to support them in their transition to High School.
This week has seen the end of the external exams, fieldtrips for the DT and Geography department, a positive monitoring visit from Estyn and a delightful afternoon tea with year 11 pupils.
While Key Stage 3 pupils were eagerly anticipating the big match, Year 10 pupils were busy preparing for their GCSE Core Science exams.
This has been another busy week in Builth Wells High School.
The big day has arrived and GCSE examinations have started today.
On Saturday 7th May Lucy Jackson won Gold in the -40Kg category at the Welsh Pre-Cadet & Below Open Championships.