Headteacher’s blog 15.03.2024

Shwmae, and welcome back to the Headteacher’s Blog. As always, our pupils have given us many reasons to celebrate their efforts and achievements. Please read on to join us in celebrating our fantastic pupils.ย 

Celebrating last week's

Classchart Champions

Featured News...

Expressive Arts Artist of the Month – Artist y Mis Celfyddydau Mynegiannol
Da iawn to this talented young musician who was Februaryโ€™s Expressive Arts Artist of the Month for passing her ABRSM Gold Music Medal. ย 
World Book Day 2024 ๐Ÿ“š
MHS had a fantastic day celebrating World Book Day.
Da iawn to all pupils and staff who entered the fancy dress competition. It was lovely to see so many amazing costumes.
Free School Meals – Cinio Ysgol Am Ddim
Are you entitled to free school meals? Do you know how to apply? Do you know what you can get for your allowance? See the video below for more information ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ”โฌ‡๏ธ
Article 24: I have the right to good quality healthcare, clean water & good food.
International Day of Mathematics ๐Ÿงฎ
To celebrate International Day of Mathematics our Maths & Numeracy AOLE have launched a community competition.
Can you answer the GCSE Maths question in the image below?
Comment on our Facebook post with your answer and you could be in with a chance of winning a luxury Easter Egg.
All correct answer will be put into a prize draw and one lucky winner will be chosen on Monday 18th March.
Remember – We will NEVER ask you to click a link or give any of your details. The winner will not be contacted until the competition closes and will only be contacted by us directly.
World Book Day ๐Ÿ“š
On Thursday 7th March we are inviting pupils and staff to dress as a character from their favourite book. There will be prizes for the best dressed from each House.
If you want to be more sustainable in your costume choice then you could borrow one, purchase a pre-loved one or even make your own!
Da Iawn – Well Done
We were invited to take part in the 2024 MEW (Marine Energy Wales) conference in Swansea. Thank you to the three fantastic year 7 learners, we manned a stall showing industry professionals the work we have done in the Marine Energy project. The girls talked confidently to some really influential people and were a real credit to Milford Haven School.
Da iawn pawb.
Aspire Awards Evening ๐Ÿ†
We warmly invite our Year 11 leavers from last school year to attend our annual Aspire Awards Evening on Thursday 21st March. The evening will begin from 18:30 with arrival from 18:00.
We look forward to celebrating the wonderful successes of our past pupils with you.
If you wish to secure a seat then please contact the main reception to book a space.
This weeks...

Sports News

๐Ÿ‰ Year 9 ๐Ÿ‰
The year 9 rugby team travelled down west to Ysgol Greenhill School to take part in a sevens tournament. Although placed in a tough group, they managed to win 2 of their group matches, even beating the strong host school. A total of 11 tries were scored which shows how talented this group of boys are. All 14 players played a big part on the day and Mr. Williams and Miss. Carrington, along with the whole PE Department and school are extremely proud of their efforts!
Da Iawn pawb ๐Ÿ™Œ
We would like to thank Ysgol Greenhill School for hosting a great event ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ‰Year 7 ๐Ÿ‰
Mr. Williams took the year 7 boys rugby team across to Haverfordwest High for a sevens tournament on Friday. With a mixture of different players from different clubs, the boys played some exciting rugby and scored some excellent tries. They came up against some good teams with the likes of Ysgol Greenhill School, Bro Gwaun and Penrhyn Dewi in their group. Mr Williams, the PE Department and whole school are proud of their efforts and was happy to see the boys smiling through out the day.
Gwaith da ๐Ÿ‘
๐Ÿ”ต๐ŸŸก๐Ÿ‘Urdd Hockey ๐Ÿ‘ ๐ŸŸก๐Ÿ”ต
We took 28 pupils to compete in Urdd hockey to play 5โ€™s which was a new game for most of the girls. They adapted to the rules and played some excellent hockey.
Team White managed to make it out of the pool rounds and into the semi finals but after a close game ending 4-4 they lost in the second round of shuffles to narrowly miss out of the final. Team Yellow, Blue and Black all finished 3rd in their pool narrowly missing out on the quarter finals but played outstanding hockey throughout the day!
Team round ups:
Team Yellow – Year 7/8
Ameila C, Emma L, Eva G, Bella D, Millie R, Grace W, Ellie M and Pippa M.
Goals scored:
Amelia ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
Bella ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
Emma ๐Ÿ‘
Game 1: 2-1 win v Bro Myrddin
Game 2: 3-2 win v Bryn Tawe
Game 3: 3-1 loss v Bro Dur
Game 4: 2-0 win v Dyffryn Aman
Players player- Ellie M
Coaches player Ameila C
Team Blue – Year 7/8
Ava R, Millie L, Lilly J, Paige M, Lola P, Ruby D and Lacey N
Goals scored :
Paige ๐Ÿ‘
Lacey ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
Lola ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
Game 1: 3-0 win v Olchfa
Game 2: 8-1 win v Fitzalan
Game 3: 1-0 loss v Caerleon
Game 4: 6-0 Win v Dyffyn Aman
Game 5: 3-0 loss v Fitzalan
Players player – Lacey N
Coaches player – Ruby D
Team White Year 9/10-
Chloe B, Molly B, Gemma S, Pippa J, Annabelle G, Olivia D and Macy B
Game 1- 8-1 Loss V Bro Morgannwg
Game 2- 6-1 Win V Caerleon
Game 3- 4-0 Win V Penweddig
Game 4- 6-1 Win V Dyffryn Amen
Semi Final 4-4 draw full time. Lost on shuttles 2-3.
Goals scored:
Chloe ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
Pippa ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
Annabelle ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
Olivia ๐Ÿ‘
Molly ๐Ÿ‘
Gemma ๐Ÿ‘
Players player – Macy B
Coaches player Chloe B
Team Black – Year 9/10
Chiara Q, Maddie P, Lexi M, Milly D, Isla E and Mia H
Game 1- 1-0 Win V Dyffryn Amen
Game 2- 6-2 1 Loss V Bro Myddin
Game 3- 1-0 Win V Cwm Rhymni
Game 4- 6-0 Loss V Haverfordwest High
Goals scored:
Maddie ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
Players player – Chiara Q
Coaches player – Isla E
Special thanks to Macy, Annabelle, Olivia, Lexi and Chiara for stepping up and going in goal for their team throughout the day!
Thanks to our sponsors Evans Coaches for the playing kit and taking us there.
As always a PROUD Miss Griffiths and Mrs Ruggieri, PE department & the whole school ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŒŸ

Hot Chocolate Friday

Da iawn to last week's Hot Chocolate Friday pupils


Latest news on extra-curricular and well being activities

Please use the link below to access the new E5 Enrichment booklet:

Wellbeing Friday’s
Please use the link below to access our current Wellbeing Friday schedule for the autumn term:

Cluster Band
The new Milford Haven Cluster band is rehearsing in Steynton Hall from 1.30 – 3.00pm on a Friday afternoon. This band is an exciting new opportunity for pupils throughout the Milford Haven Cluster to perform with others. If you would like to take part, please speak to Mr. Sanders-Swales or Mrs. Jenkins in the music department.


Drama Club
Join Drama Club and take part in our annual school production.

Creative Classwork

Some wonderful work produced at MHS
Welsh Phrase of the Week

Cymraeg Yr Wythnos


ย ‘Spring’


Article of the Week

Food, Clothing, A Safe Home
Children have the right to food, clothing and a safe place to live so they can develop in the best possible way. The government should help families and children who cannot afford this.

Dates for your Diary

Please note that these are subject to change.


Uniform Shop – Siop wisg
If you have any MHS uniform at home that your child has grown out of please consider donating it to the MHS pre-loved uniform shop. We have an on-site uniform shop that pupils and parents can access anytime they need for jumpers, t-shirts, trousers, coats and more. Any donations are greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at reception. We are needing some larger size sweatshirts and t-shirts.
Important Announcement – Cyhoeddiad Pwysig
An important reminder that Milford Haven School is a nut free school.
We have several pupils with nut allergies and more who have joined us this September.
Please remember not to bring nuts into school. This includes all nut types and all products containing nut based spreads such as Nutella and Peanut Butter.
If you are unsure if something contains nuts please check all packaging for allergy information.

Important Information

Please click the link below for full details of our term dates as well as the school calendar.ย 
A reminder that copies of all the letters we have issued this academic year can be found on the ‘Letters Home’ page of our school website. It is advisable to check this page on a regular basis to ensure that you stay up to date with school information. Link to ‘Letters Home’ website page: https://milfordhavenschool.co.uk/letters-home/
GCSE POD is a fantastic resource which Milford Haven School continues to promote amongst learners and their parents/carers.

GCSE POD holds a wealth of support for a range of subjects, with some content specific for KS3 as well as KS4. Learners are encouraged to use their MHS Google log-in to access the site and start exploring the site which could prove extremely beneficial for our KS4 learners.
Please look at the following parent site tour where you can see what is on offer: https://bit.ly/2P1hJKZ
Young person’s mental health toolkit from HWB.
Below is a link to the young personโ€™s mental health toolkit from HWB, designed for 11 to 25-year-olds. Here you will find six playlists to direct you to a wide range of online resources to help you through the lockdown and beyond. In each of the playlists you’ll find self-help websites, apps, helplines, and more that are here to support your mental health and well-being.
Please remember: if youโ€™re finding it difficult to cope, make sure you speak to someone you trust. Who this might be is different for everyone, but it might include family members or carers, a teacher, a helpline, or a doctor. How you feel is important and lots of people are here to help if you need them.