Crickhowell High School - Excellence Through Endeavour Recognised as one of the top three schools in Wales (Sunday Times)

'This is our school'

Crickhowell High School

  • We have the beautiful surroundings of the Brecon Beacons
  • We are community-focused school
  • Five form entries
  • We have a strong emphasis on Learning & Teaching
  • Pioneer for Curriculum for Wales
  • Wellbeing and inclusion is at the heart of what we do

"People will forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel" - Maya Angelou

Structure of the Day

  • Two week timetable - Week 1 and Week 2 vary slightly
  • Year 7 will leave earlier for break, lunch and buses within the first term

Exam Results - GCSE

94% Level 2 (5A* - C)

28% 5+ A*-A

17% 10+ A*-A

75%+ retention rate for entry in Sixth Form due to breadth of Post-16 courses on offer

Exam Results - A Level

84% A*-C

42% A*-A

ALL learners in Further Education, Apprenticeships or Employment

The Role of the Form Tutor

  • First point of contact each day
  • Rapport and support
  • Lead on pastoral programmes & themes of the week
  • Share notices and whole school updates
  • Monitor overall development: attendance, behaviour, learning

Dress Code

PE Kit

  • T-shirt
  • 3/4 Zip or hoodie
  • Skort
  • Leggings
  • Rugby top
  • Shorts

Plain black bottoms and a plain white top are acceptable.

Reflex Embroidery

iPad Parental Contribution Scheme

Monthly instalments

Device, case, stylus

Education software

Insurance and warranty


School of Religious Character

Behaviour Code

Wellbeing, ALN and Inclusion

Anti-Bullying Policy - Partnership with Anti-Bullying Alliance

Department of Awesome (ALN Department)

Inclusion Hub

Multi-agency support

Literacy & Numeracy Interventions