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…

Simon Budgen
Headteacher / Pennaeth

recent news / Newyddion


Grade cards will be issued for Years 10,11,12 and 13 this half term. Year 7, 8 and 9 will be issued at the end of…
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Book Fair

It was very busy at our book fair this morning. There are some amazing books and they will be on sale in school during break…
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Parents and Year 11 students are invited to an evening event on Thursday, 17th October, commencing at 6.00p.m., during which, key information will be shared…
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Year 12 engineering eesw stem cymru

Year 12 students spent the morning at Airbus where they received details of their EESW (Engineering Education Scheme Wales) project. They will be working for…
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Our Year 10 Engineering students attended an Industry Awareness event at Wales GB Rally where they had the opportunity to participate in a number of…
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Our Governors’ Presentation Event was held at the Beaufort Park Hotel on Friday, 27th September 2019. Students were presented with awards in recognition of academic…
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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