Croeso i Ysgol Uwchradd Penarlâg

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Hawarden High School has been in existence since 1606; one of the oldest schools in Wales. We serve the young people, families and communities of Hawarden and its surrounding villages. The school has been situated on its current site since the 1890s with many listed buildings making up our unique accommodation. It has been through many guises – a junior high school and a grammar school, but for the last half century has been an 11-18 secondary comprehensive school with almost 1200 pupils in each of Years 7 to 13…
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Simon Budgen
Headteacher / Pennaeth

recent news / Newyddion

Croeso! Welcome year 7

Great to see so many happy, smiley faces today from our new Year 7! Welcome to the Hawarden High School community…
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GCSE Results

As a school we are very pleased with the GCSE results which have been published today and congratulate the Year 11 students upon their fantastic…
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Sports Day

Ty Gladstone were victorious in Sports Day this year regaining the trophy from Ty Deiniol who were the winners in 2018. A great day had…
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House Points / pwynt tŷ

The school pastoral structure is arranged around four Houses, each led by a Head of House and House team. Each House is in competition with each other to achieve the highest number of house points at the end of each term and most importantly by the end of the year. Students are awarded points for various reasons all of which contribute to their own total and that of their House. The live house points stream is shown below:

“The school offers a broad range of activities, including valuable opportunities within the local community, which enhance and support learning well.”
Estyn 2017