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Wales High School Marks the 80th Anniversary of  D-Day

Wales High School Marks the 80th Anniversary of D-Day

Wales High School pays tribute to the achievements and sacrifices of those who fought in the largest seaborne invasion in history with a special video message to all students and staff. The video was shown during Active Tutorials to educate and inspire students by giving them a deeper understanding of the bravery and sacrifice demonstrated […]

Sixth Form ESports Team Through to Finals

Sixth Form ESports Team Through to Finals

Wales High School Sixth Form ESports team have reached the finals of the British Esports Student Championships. After a tough start, both teams played amazingly as the match went down to the ‘best of five’. They pulled together in the final two rounds, winning the 4th and 5th, placing them in the finals out of […]

The Wales Way Newsletter

The Wales Way Newsletter

The Easter edition of the Wales Way Newsletter is out now! As always, it has been a busy few months, full of amazing student stories and school events including: World Book Day 2024 Comic Relief 2024 Re-introduction of ‘House’ Events Sporting successes – plus lots more!   Click on the image to read now or […]

Talking About Communication

Talking About Communication

Expert trainers from Talk The Talk came into school on Tuesday 20th February to work with students in Year Group 10. The Talk About Communication workshop was an exciting and engaging master class developing speaking and listening skills within a creative learning environment. The workshop provided numerous speaking opportunities and students were coached and supported […]

Wales High School Appoints Two New Deputy Headteachers

Wales High School Appoints Two New Deputy Headteachers

We are delighted to announce that Wales High School has appointed two new Deputy Headteachers.Following a rigorous recruitment process with a strong field of both internal and external candidates, the decision was made to appoint Mr Richard Harrison and Mr Michael Payton-Greene. Meet the Team Mr Richard Harrison  Mr Harrison began his career at Wales […]

The Library is Going Places!

The Library is Going Places!

The power of reading in transforming lives is something Wales High School knows all about. Unfortunately, on 30 November, the library and other rooms above and below it were damaged by water from a burst pipe at the top of the Tower Block. The water damaged around 300 books which had to be thrown away, […]

STEM Family Night

STEM Family Night

On Tuesday 23rd January, families were invited to attend a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) evening in the Grand Hall. The event was aimed at highlighting STEM careers for people from diverse backgrounds. The theme for the evening was to understand the principles behind the engineering of travel in a fun and exciting way, […]

Wales High Appoints Next Headteacher

Wales High Appoints Next Headteacher

Since the Autumn, Governors have been working hard to ensure the success, achievement and improvement of the school is maintained and enhanced as we embarked on the search for a new Headteacher. This was following the notification that Mr Di’lasio would be leaving as Headteacher in 2024. Following an extensive and exhaustive recruitment process during […]

Wales High School raises £70,000 for Bluebell Wood

Wales High School raises £70,000 for Bluebell Wood

Wales High School has been recognised by Bluebell Wood for donating more than £70,000 to Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.  From sponsored walks to Christmas cards and non-uniform days to book sales, students and staff have undertaken countless unique and creative fundraising initiatives over the years for the hospice.   Former headteacher, John Day, was an enthusiastic supporter […]

New Display Celebrates Local Chapman Family

New Display Celebrates Local Chapman Family

To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the opening of the State-of-the-art 3G Pitch, 'Chapman Fields', Wales High School worked with the relatives of the Chapman family and Kiveton Park Football Club to create a new display. The new display was opened on Friday 17th November inside the school's Reception, where Ken Chapman (Herbert Chapman's, Nephew) [...]