This Newsletter includes: Education Minister coming to Llanidloes, Federation update, Estyn inspection of Powys Schools Service, Hockey boys national success, Summer Sports Programme, Scholars Programme Underway, Head’s parachute jump, Head’s surgery, SIXTH FORM SPECIAL, 3G pitch campaign, New curriculum for Wales, Staff leavers, Montgomeryshire Essay Writing Champions, Design and Technology success!
Llanidloes High School may well be the happiest high achieving school in Wales. As an inspector and Challenge Adviser, I had the privilege of supporting and evaluating secondary school provision up and down the country. When visiting Llanidloes, I was always struck by the vibrant and flourishing learning culture, deeply caring ethos and exceptional commitment of staff. Everyone goes the extra mile to ensure each and every pupil’s experience of school is as happy as possible.Read More
The redgra at Llanidloes High School is no longer fit for purpose. The pitch frequently floods and the surface is very worn. Sections of the redgra have to be cordoned off by teaching staff to secure pupil safety.
Powys Local Authority have acknowledged the need to address this situation.
The Headteacher of Llanidloes High School conquered his fear of heights by jumping out of a plane from 10,000 feet. Mr Owen has so far raised over £5000 towards a brand new Pupil Support ‘Cymorth’ Centre and an extension of the school’s Autistic Spectrum Centre.
Twelve ‘More Able and Talented’ pupils from Y8 were today inducted into the Brilliant Club Scholars Programme. Over the next 6 weeks they will take part in tutorials led by university tutors, culminating in a research assignment and graduation at Cardiff University in July. We wish them all the very best.
We are very proud that our year 8 boys football team competed in the Welsh Cup and made it as far as the semi-finals before being beaten by an exceptionally good side from Llangollen, with a few of their boys having been in Premier League academies. The boys played a great game, and have been… Read more »
Feedback from the consultation on the proposal to federate Llanidloes County Primary School and Llanidloes High School was overwhelmingly in favour of moving ahead with federating. We are delighted to announce that the Governing Bodies of both schools have decided to federate from September 2019. As Headteachers, we are excited at the prospect of working… Read more »