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School Photographs  |   School Photograph Day Friday 20th September

School Photograph Day for Years 7, 9, 11 and 12 on Friday 20th September

Colorphoto will be taking Individual/Friendship Group photographs for Years 7, 9, 11 and 12 on Friday 20th September.  Pupils will be given an individual personalised card which will allow for photographs to be ordered on line and delivered directly to home. 

Friendship photographs will be handled differently; they are paid for on the day by pupils/students (£5 each) with the photographs delivered to school and subsequently distributed to pupils thereafter.

12th September 2019

Photo Competition  |   A View on Wildlife 2019

Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum Photography Competition – A View on Wildlife 2019

Pupils from Years 7-13 are invited to enter the Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum photography competition ‘A View on Wildlife 2019’. 

The photo must be taken this year and include an image of wildlife (including flora and fauna) in Pembrokeshire. 

Entries should be sent to Mr A Lewis, alewis@yht.wales, Director of Humanities, no later than Friday 27th September; the best entries will then be forwarded to the Coastal forum.

11th September 2019

Open Evening  |   School and Sixth Form Open Evening

Open Evening will take place on Thursday 03 October, 5 - 8pm. The evening will include Sixth Form Open Evening and Marketplace, E-Safety talk, Poetry readings (for National Poetry Day), School tours and an opportunity to visit classrooms, hear and see live music and drama performed. Work from students and pupils will be displayed and there will be sampling of our school menus. There will also be plenty of time to talk to our teaching and senior staff. Year 6 pupils and parents are also welcome to attend.

11th September 2019

Governing Body  |   Community Governor Vacancy

Ysgol Harri Tudur Community Governor Vacancy

Ysgol Harri Tudur / Henry Tudor School Governing Body has a vacancy for the voluntary position of Community Governor...

9th September 2019

Pupil Involvement  |   Naomi Evans attends launch of Fearless Campaign

Naomi Evans, who is an active member of the School Council and Pembrokeshire Youth Assembly, attended the launch of the Fearless Campaign in Llanelli. 

The initiative is funded by the Dyfed Powys Police and Crime Commissioner, and the conference aims to inspire youth workers to empower children and young people to speak up about crime. The event follows a digital campaign which drew young people’s attention to the risks of exploitation, drugs and cybercrime.

Fearless Campaign - Naomi Evans

Picture Information - Naomi Evans with the Police & Crime Commissioner Dafydd Llywelyn (L) and Crimestoppers Fearless project workers at the project launch.

6th September 2019

Mobile Phones  |   Mobile Phones at Ysgol Harri Tudur

Mobile Phones at Ysgol Harri Tudur

6th September 2019

Enrichment  |   Friday Enrichment

Enrichment activities begin this Friday 6th September 2019, from 2:00pm to 3:15pm, with the exception of our Drama Society... 

 

3rd September 2019

Exams  |   Celebrating some excellent GCSE Results

Ysgol Harri Tudur/ Henry Tudor School is celebrating some excellent GCSE results this morning (Thursday 22nd August 2019) and is absolutely delighted to have made some significantly measurable % improvements and to have achieved some very pleasing results at GCSE in its first year as a new school.

Today is about celebrating the achievements of all Year 11 pupils who are all individual, have their own talents and strengths. There have been some outstanding individual performances from many pupils. There have also been some pupils who have surprised themselves with very positive outcomes.

Mrs Kite and the Governing Body would like to congratulate all Year 11 pupils and thank staff and parents for their hard work and support in securing some strong and improving outcomes. We are exceptionally proud of our pupils’ successes and we wish all our Year 11 pupils, whether they are progressing to Sixth Form, college, undertaking further education or securing apprenticeships or employment, the very best of fortune in their future endeavours. Best of luck to you all.

22nd August 2019

Dates  |   Important forthcoming dates

Examination Results 2019

A Level and GCSE Results have been published.

September 2019

We look forward to seeing the return of pupils in September, in the correct Ysgol Harri Tudur / Henry Tudor School uniform and would remind you of the following arrangements for September. 

Year 7 and Sixth Form

Return Thursday September 5th pupils should be in school by 8.38pm at the latest

Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11

Return Friday September 6th when school will finish at 1.30pm.  Pupils may leave at 1.30pm or 2pm on Fridays, or stay for Friday enrichment from 2pm to 3.15pm. Pupils who are staying for enrichment should come to the Refectory at 1.50pm on Fridays. 

Next Year’s INSET Day Closures

Monday September 2nd 2019

Tuesday September 3rd 2019

Wednesday September 4th 2019

Friday April 3rd 2020

Monday July 20th 2020

Please also be advised that Welsh Government are expected to announce a 6th INSET day during this academic year in due course, this is to prepare for the introduction of the New Curriculum for Wales (likely to be in the Summer term 2020).

 

20th August 2019

Exams  |   Fantastic A Level Results for Ysgol Harri Tudur Students

Ysgol Harri Tudur/ Henry Tudor School is celebrating the fantastic A Level results of its students (announced on Thursday 15th August 2019).

Overall, the A level pass rate for 2019 at A*-E  is 100% with passes at A*-A at 27.4% (up 6% on 2018) and A*-B at 40.6% (up 2.6% on 2018). The A*-C pass rate is 80.2% ( up 11.2% on 2018) .

15th August 2019

I Spell  |   YHT Pupils win Regional Competition

Huge congratulations to the following Year 7 girls who are the winners of the regional I Spell competition which took place in the Halliwell Theatre, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Carmarthen on Wednesday 17th July 2019:

Megan Cole

Maddy James

Anna Roberts

Carys Thompson

Jess Goode

They dominated the final round and won 11—3!

iSpell Winners 2019

Also well done to the following girls who also competed and did themselves proud:

Daisy Mumford

Abigail Williams

Caitlin Chapman

Celyn Lewis

Danielle Rodgers

All the pupils were a credit to the school with regards to their exemplary behaviour and supportive attitude.

Very proud to be bringing the cup home!

 

19th July 2019

Pupil Development Grant  |   Information for Parents and Carers

The Pupil Development Grant is allocated to schools to help to support pupils who come from low-income families and are eligible for Free School Meals or are Looked After Children.

18th July 2019

Important Dates  |   List of important dates 2019-20

Our Important Dates page lists all the most important dates in the school year 2019-20.

18th July 2019

Data Protection  |   PCC Schools Data Protection Policy

Pembrokeshire County Council's Data Protection Policy is now available on our Policies page.

16th July 2019

Free School Meals  |   Information for Parents and Guardians

We have added two documents with additional information about entitlement to Free School Meals.

8th July 2019

NEW POSTER  |   Pupil Expectations

Our new poster helps pupils to ensure they are ready and prepared for school every morning.

12th June 2019

Maths  |   Homework now set using PiXL App

Maths homework will now be set using the PiXL Maths app.

24th May 2019

Curriculum  |   Art curriculum map updated

The curriculum map for Art has been updated (17 May 2019, 2:30 pm)

17th May 2019

Curriculum  |   More Curriculum Maps added

We have added curriculum maps for several more subject areas, showing which areas pupils study in which terms. 

 

15th May 2019

SMOKING  |   Ysgol Harri Tudur is a no smoking environment

Please note that Ysgol Harri Tudur is a no smoking environment; smoking is not allowed in any area of the school buildings or school grounds at any time. 

1st May 2019

Privacy Notices  |   New Privacy Notices Published

We have published privacy notices providing information on how we manage the personal information of pupils, parents/carers/guardians and members of staff, in accordance with local authority and governmental direction.

These privacy notices, along with our other written policies, can be found at any time on the School Policies page.

12th April 2019

Detention  |   New Daily Detention System Announced

In order to improve the efficiency of our detentions, we are introducing a daily detention system.

Full details can be found in the letter of 11th April 2019 sent to parents, guardians and carers.

11th April 2019

Trespassing  |   Pupils trespassing on Bush House property

A small number of pupils have been trespassing on Bush House land on their way to and from school. Pupils seen have been in uniform and are being captured on CCTV by Bush House.

If this trespassing continues Bush House will use this CCTV coverage to contact the police and undertake prosecution action.

Please keep to the public paths to access school.

8th April 2019

Curriculum  |   New Curriculum for Wales coming soon

In March 2014 Professor Graham Donaldson was asked to conduct a fundamental review of curriculum and assessment arrangements from Foundation Phase to Key Stage 4.

Ysgol Harri Tudur is not responsible for the content of third-party websites.


 

5th April 2019

GCSE Revision Guides  |   English Literature, ICT and Business now added

Revision guides for GCSE English Literature, ICT and Business have now been added.

4th April 2019

Free School Meals  |   Help Page now Available

We have created a help page for parents and carers who wish to apply for Free School Meals. The page includes advice about eligibility as well as the required application forms.

 

22nd March 2019

Year 9  |   Options Booklet Available

The Year 9 Options booklet, providing pupils in Year 9 and their parents/carers with detailed information about the choices and options available for their studies in Years 10 and 11, is now available for download.

1st February 2019

Swimming Successes  |   Pupils excel in All-Wales Urdd Gobaith Cymru swimming finals

Llongyfarchiadau!

Many congratulations to the following pupils for their superb performances, whilst representing our school and Pembrokeshire, in the all Wales Urdd Gobaith Cymru swimming finals, in the National Pool Cardiff.

  • Caera Lewis (Breast stroke yrs 7/8) : 2nd. I.M. 4th.
  • Lauren Omnet (Breast stroke yrs 9/10): 4th. Freestyle 6th.  
  • Hannah Greenwood (Backstroke yrs 9/10): 4th.
  • Boys (Freestyle relay yrs 7/8): 2nd  (Ben Hillary, Nye Lee, Ioan Mutter, Leon Twyman)
  • Girls (Freestyle relay yrs 9/10):  2nd (Hannah Greenwood, Georgia Lee, Chloe Morris, Lauren Omnet)
  • Girls (Medleyrelay yrs 9/10):  3rd  (Hannah GreenwoodGeorgia LeeChloe MorrisLauren Omnet)

All at Ysgol Harri Tudur are extremely proud of their great achievements. Da iawn chi!

View other pupil success stories in our Roll of Honour

30th January 2019

Estyn inspection  |   Information about our inspection report

On 19th November 2018, Estyn arrived at the school for inspection week. We have summarised their report (published on 24th January 2019) for parents and carers. In addition, we have written to parents/carers to address certain matters arising from the Estyn report.

These letters were sent home to parents on 24th January 2019.

24th January 2019

Parking  |   Please do not park in the Drop Off Zone

Please ensure you do not park in the school Drop Off Zone. It is there for a clear purpose and cars inappropriately parked add to the traffic congestion at the end of the school day.

15th January 2019

Main Car Park  |   Please follow the road markings

Please ensure you follow the direction markers on the road within the school Main Car Park. This will assist effective traffic control and help to avoid accidents.

At all times please ensure vehicle speed is kept to no more than 10 mph.

15th January 2019