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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…

Simon Budgen
Headteacher / Pennaeth


recent news / Newyddion

VE Day – Your celebrations

For VE Day, our History department invited you to send in pictures of your own (socially distant) VE Day celebrations. We have really enjoyed seeing…
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North East Wales Archives are running a competition for the best ‘Letter to Future Children’ written by school-age pupils living in Flintshire and Denbighshire. Write…
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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week 18 – 24 May 2020   #kindness The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 is kindness. If you, or someone you…
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Investors in Families have launched the first round of the All Wales “We are Family” Talent Competition. This is an opportunity for you to have…
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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


The Highway Hawarden CH5 3DN
01244 526400

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