News

The latest news and announcements from Ysgol Harri Tudur are published here. Soon you will be able to subscribe to an RSS feed of this page or receive the latest news and announcements in your email inbox.

Charity Fundraising Event  |   Prostate Cymru Charity Fundraising Concert - Friday 22 November

Pembroke Farmers' Club Prostate Cymru Charity Fund Raising Concert - Friday 22 November

The school will be hosting a charity concert on behalf of the Pembroke Farmers' Club fund raising for Prostate Cymru. Doors Open 6.30 pm Concert commences 7.30 pm. Tickts £15 from Reception.

17th October 2019

Pembrokeshire County Council Education Department Inspection  |   Estyn Questionnaire

Estyn Citizen Survey

Pembrokeshire County Council Education Department (the Local Authority) will be inspected by Estyn from 2nd December 2019. Estyn wants your views on how well Pembrokeshire Council supports its Schools and Youth Services.

Please find time to complete the Estyn questionnaire

The survey closes on 11th November 2019

16th October 2019

School Concert  |   Saturday 23 November, 7pm

School Concert

The Rotary Club of Pembroke in association with Ysgol Harri Tudur / Henry Tudor School presents a School Concert on Saturday 23 November at 7pm with the Ysgol Harri Tudur / Henry Tudor School Show Choir.

View full details and ticket information

14th October 2019

LRC  |   Surfing Activities

Pupils and students from the LRC took part in a surfing programme delivered by the Sports Pembrokeshire's Get Out and Get Active scheme and The Outer Reef Surf School.

10th October 2019

GCSE Health and Social Care  |   Workshops and Important Dates for Y11

GCSE Health and Social Care

Workshops

Monday 3:15pm to 4:20pm

Wednesday 3:25pm to 4:20pm

Important Dates for Year 11

20 November Mock Examination

09 January External Exam pm

03 June External Exam am

10th October 2019

Homework  |   Year 7 and 8 Science Homework

Details of science homework assignments for Year 7 and 8 have now been published online.

9th October 2019

Biology  |   Fieldwork Trip to Colby Woodland Gardens

Y12 Biologists recently spent a day at the Darwin Centre within the Colby Woodland Gardens assessing river biodiversity and pollution.

1st October 2019

3G Pitch  |   Keeping the new 3G Pitch in Top Condition

Guidance on Keeping the School New 3G Pitch in Top Condition

After Autumn half term Ysgol Harri Tudur will gain access to a new 3G sports pitch. Built on the site of the former Pembroke School, this artificial sports surface, for rugby and football only, provides a top class facility.  But it will need to be looked after, in particular with pupils wearing the correct footwear.

The document below provides further details on what is allowed and, more importantly, what is not; note in particular running spikes and metal studs will ruin the surface as will dropping chewing gum on the pitch.  Please help the school keep the pitch in perfect condition.

27th September 2019

English Exams  |   Year 11 English Language exam hints

We have added a helpsheet with exam hints for Year 11 English Language.

All Year 11 pupils will be sitting English Language mock exams week commencing the 30th September.

Revision resources have been provided by their teachers. 

The real exams are the 4th and 6th November

27th September 2019

Sport  |   Sporting Clubs Timetable Autumn 2019

The Sport Pembrokeshire timetable of sporting activities for Autumn 2019 has been updated

27th September 2019

School Ties  |   Availability of School Ties for Sale at Reception

Please note school Reception now has a supply of school ties for sale.  These ties are the clip on version and cost £8.99.  The supplier is also looking to provide 'normal' ties which can be tied; we await availability of these items in due course.

25th September 2019

School Photographs  |   Postponement of School Photograph Day Friday 20th September

Please note that the school photograph day planned for Friday 20th September has been postponed to Friday 25th October.  Further details will be published in due course.

19th September 2019

Roll of Honour  |   Caera Lewis excels in Swimming Events

Caera Lewis Sep 2019Caera Lewis (Year 9) took part in the Swim Wales Summer Nationals in July and August and won the Gold in 200m breaststroke and also picked up the silver medals in the 50m and 100m breaststroke events. This is an open event so it attracts swimmers not from just Wales but all over GB.
 
Caera has also recently been selected to swim in the Swim England National County Team Championships in Sheffield during the first weekend in October. This elite level meet sees the best swimmers from the English Counties and the Scottish and Welsh regions go head to head in the short course 25 metre pool.
 

18th September 2019

Poetry Competition  |   In My Country

If you are aged between 11 and 17 and have something to say about placeidentity and belonging in the UK, the Out of Bounds Poetry Project invites you to write a poem with the title 'In my country'.

Entries should go to your teacher of English. Closing date is 31 December 2019.

18th 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

INSET Day Closures

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

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

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