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Newtown High School GCSE Success 2015

Newtown High School GCSE Success 2015

A huge achievement has been evidenced again in Newtown High School’s results this year with the improvements on both campuses again this year leading to the school’s best ever KS4 examination results.  100% of pupils across both campuses achieved the Level 2 threshold.  The whole school results show a 14% increase in the number of pupils gaining Level 2 including English and Maths, with a 5% increase in those attaining English at C or above and an 8% increase in pupils attaining C or... Read more...

Sixth Form Success 2015!

Sixth Form Success 2015!

Newtown High School has once again achieved fantastic Level 3 results this year.  A 100% Level 3 threshold pass rate has been achieved again. All students who applied to university have received their first place choices.


Almost half of all qualifications awarded gained top grades, with 47% of all A Level entries graded at A*-B and 50% of all BTEC entries Distinction or Distinction Star.


All year 13 students followed the Advanced Level Welsh Baccalaureate,... Read more...

Results 2015 – Summer 2015 GCSE and GCE

Results 2015 – Summer 2015 GCSE and GCE

A Level results Thursday 13th August 2015 8.30am-9.30am (Newtown Campus only)
AS Level results Thursday 13th August 2015 8.30am-9.30am (Newtown Campus only)
GCSE results Thursday 20th August 2015 10.00am-11.00

Please collect results from the School Hall (in both Newtown or John Beddoes Campus) at the above times only. Should you not be available to collect your results at this time, please speak to Mrs Martinda... Read more...

Inspection Report 2015

Inspection Report 2015

A summary and statement from the school regarding our 2015 Estyn inspection is available from the link below.

Inspection Report 2015 - Press Release

Estyn - Newtown High School

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Summer Newsletter 2015

Summer Newsletter 2015

The Summer 2015 newsletter - The Cyfle - is now available from the Newsletters section on the website, or from the link below.

Summer 2015 Newsletter

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  • Newtown High School GCSE Success 2015

    Newtown High School GCSE Success 2015

  • Sixth Form Success 2015!

    Sixth Form Success 2015!

  • Results 2015 – Summer 2015 GCSE and GCE

    Results 2015 – Summer 2015 GCSE and GCE

  • Inspection Report 2015

    Inspection Report 2015

  • Summer Newsletter 2015

    Summer Newsletter 2015


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. 2014 has seen us achieve another year of our best ever examination results with notable improvements across both campuses. Please see our news section for more details.

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

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.