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Mon Apr 28
Year 7 exams
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Year 8 exams
Sun May 04
Year 8 exams
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Year 7 and year 8 exams

Year 7 and year 8 exams

Year 7 and year 8 exams start from Monday the 28th of April - year 7 exams run from 28/4 to 30/4 and year 8 exams from 1/5 to 6/5.

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School meal price increases - from 28th April

School meal price increases - from 28th April

Available from the link below is a letter to parents regarding the increase in school meal prices from the 28th of April 2014.

Letter to parents - school meal prices

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Scarlet Fever information

Scarlet Fever information

Available from the link below is a letter containing information about Scarlet Fever.

Letter to parents - Scarlet Fever - English

Letter to parents - Scarlet Fever - Cymraeg

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BBC News School Report

BBC News School Report

Students from Newtown High School made the news for real on 27 March 2014 as they took part in BBC News School Report. See the link below to watch the report.

www.bbc.co.uk/schoolreport/26682847

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Primary Regional Urdd Eisteddfod 2014 - donations!

Primary Regional Urdd Eisteddfod 2014 - donations!

Available from the link below is a letter regarding this year's Primary Regional Urdd Eisteddfod. We ask for your help and support with the donation of cakes for the event.

Letter to parents - Urdd Eisteddfod - cake donations!

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  • Year 7 and year 8 exams

    Year 7 and year 8 exams

  • School meal price increases - from 28th April

    School meal price increases - from 28th April

  • Scarlet Fever information

    Scarlet Fever information

  • BBC News School Report

    BBC News School Report

  • Primary Regional Urdd Eisteddfod 2014 - donations!

    Primary Regional Urdd Eisteddfod 2014 - donations!


Croeso i Wefan yr Ysgol Uwchradd y Drenewydd - Welcome to the Newtown High School Website

Newtown High School is a KS3-5 (11-18) comprehensive school located in Newtown and Presteigne, Mid Wales. 2013 has seen us achieve another year of our best ever examination results, please see our news section for more details.

At Newtown High School we aim to promote 'CYFLE' (Opportunity in Welsh).

In our most recent inspection report in 2009, ESTYN stated that "Newtown High School is now a good school with several outstanding features".  These are seen in the:

  • Improving trend in performance in examination results;
  • Way in which teachers and learning assistants promote equality of opportunity in the classroom;
  • Way in which the curriculum promotes key skills and sustainable development; and
  • Way in which the school cares for and guides pupils and students.

 

At Newtown High School we aim:

To create a caring, considerate, courteous learning environment where pupils and staff enjoy a positive, rewarding experience.

To value and treat all pupils equally and educate each one to his or her maximum potential.

To fulfil the requirements of the National Curriculum and to offer a broad, balanced curriculum whilst equipping our pupils for life in a bilingual Wales and multilingual, multicultural society.

To aim for excellence in all that we do by setting high expectations, encouraging, acknowledging and praising achievement and effort, nurturing talent and self-discipline.

To foster amongst all members of the school community a reflective, self-evaluative ethos in order to develop and improve wherever possible in all aspects of school life.