Newtown High School

Ysgol Uwchradd y Drenewydd

Transition - NC

Thinking about coming to Newtown High School next year? Then here you will find all you need to know! On this page you will find a virtual guide to each department in the school, news of upcoming transition events, our school prospectus and our digital transition guide!

We have a dedicated Transition Team here at Newtown High School, you can contact us via our email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

It is natural to be anxious about starting Secondary School, but hopefully you will find lots of answers to questions you may have. Click on the links below to start finding answers. This page will be frequently updated throughout this academic year with news of transition events, school news and exciting new initiatives!

The annual school Open Evening for Year 5 and 6 students is the highlight of our school calendar. We are so sorry that we can't welcome you in person just now but each department has put together a short video. Each which will give you a taste of the fabulous facilities, classrooms and other places within our school, as well as handy hints to find your way around.

Art & Design DSU
English French
Humanities IT
Maths Music
PE  Science
Technology Welsh


 School Prospectus

 Newtown Campus - transition booklet


The admissions process begins right at the very start of Year 6. An online application for a place at a Powys Secondary School has to be made between Monday, 19th September 2022 and Friday, 11th November 2022. An application can be completed by visiting the Powys School Admissions Website:

You will then receive an email on Wednesday 1st March 2023, informing you if your child/children have been allocated a place at your first preference school.