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

TCC – Together Creating Communities

TCC Campaign Kickstarter  Young people in TCC member groups and schools can get involved, by joining TCC’s upcoming Campaign Kickstarter Training. More details here: What? The training will build skills and confidence so young…
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Peers for the Planet

The House of Lords climate and bio diversity action group Peers for the Planet, the House of Lords climate and biodiversity action group, is holding…
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Schools work closely with Public Health Wales to Keep Wales Safe and Keep Wales Learning. Your child will need to self-isolate if they show any…
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Parental Support Resource

How can you help your child if they are isolating and learning from home? Click here to view our Parental Support Resource.
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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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