Headteacher’s blog 19.01.24

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. 

Celebrating last week's

Classchart Champions

Featured News...

Exciting Opportunity – Cyfle Cyffrous
Wellness Wednesday Year 7 Reading Club
A number of Year 7 pupils have been nominated by their English teachers to join our exciting new Wellness Wednesday Year 7 Reading Club.
Pupils can check with their English teacher or the librarian to see if they have been nominated!
There are also still more opportunities to get nominated if pupils are reading a lot and taking part in Accelerated Reader quizzes!
School production – Cynhyrchiad ysgol
Are you ready for your happily ever after?
The MHS Drama Club are excited to announce that their adaptation of Disney’s Cinderella is coming to the Steynton Hall stage in February 2024.
For 3 magical nights our talented pupils will perform the classic love story featuring the Princess Cinderella, Prince Charming and a few new characters. Join us as they bring this story to life with and MHS twist.
February 6th, 7th and 8th. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 6.30pm. Refreshments will be available including popcorn, sweets and milkshakes.
Purchase your tickets now by clicking the link below:
*Please note that photos and videos will be taken at this event and used for PR and marketing purposes. If you do not wish for your photo to be taken and used in this way please seek out a member of staff upon your arrival.

AOLE Highlights

This week's highlights from our AOLE departments.

Congratulations to our Expressive Artist of the month, Year 8 Bethan who has passed her ABRSM GOLD music medal on clarinet.

This weeks...

Sports News

Tuesday we took 80 pupils to Pembrokeshire XC 🏃‍♀️🔵🟡
All pupils did themselves proud and represented the school well.
Top results per race:
Yr 7 boys
Rowan D, Rio H, Connor H, Lucas s
Yr 7 Girls
Isabelle P, Emma L, Kaidy-May F, Ameila C
Yr8/9 boys
Ollie W, Matthew J, Hugo B, Freddie S
Yr 8/9 girls
Billie-Jean L, Evie M, Ffion W, Lily P
Yr10/11 boys
Rowan D, Josh J, Charlie E, Dylan M
Yr10/11 girls
Darcey P, Rebecca N, Chiara Q, Lacey S
Well done everyone and Pob Lwc to those who qualified for the next round!
Year 8 Hockey- Champions Alert 🔵🟡🚨
The year 8’s had their first Hockey match of 2024 and started the year as they mean to go on!
We were lucky enough to be able to enter two teams and both teams showed excellent skills and worked hard until the final whistle!
First up MHS Yellow! 🟡🏑
MHS Yellow Vs YBP
They started the day against a strong side, who were lucky to get a goal in just before the whistle went! But they didn’t let this impact their day and came back fighting!
Players player– Lola P
Coaches player – Erin D
MHS vs YBG 3-1 Win!
They used what they had learnt in the first game to make strong passes and work as a team to secure some fantastic goals.
Goals scored:
Lola P 🏑🏑🏑
Players player – Lola P
Coaches player – Paige M
MHS Yellow vs YHT 1-0 Win
Last match in their pool was a great game for the girls, they worked hard, took lots of shots on goal and gave it their all to make sure they secured their place in 3rd place play offs! They got the job done and came together as a team!
Goals scored:
Lola P🏑
Player player – Lola P
Coaches player – Seren M
MHS Yellow vs HH 🥉🥉
The girls worked hard, lots of opportunities on goal but couldn’t get that ball across the line! We couldn’t be prouder of the fight they put up! Ending the day in 3rd place in the county!
Players player– Lily P
Coaches Player – Erin D
Next up MHS Blue 🔵🏑
MHS Blue Vs GH final score 6-0
They started the day as they meant to go on, worked as a team and set up lots of goal opportunities!
Goal scored:
Olivia D 🏑🏑🏑
Annabelle G🏑
Ruby D 🏑🏑
Players player: Annabelle G
Coaches Player: Ava R
MHS Blue Vs CE final score 6- 0,
They continued their scoring streak into the second game and started to drive more with the ball taking in ball towards the goal with confidence.
Goals scored:
Olivia D 🏑🏑
Ruby D 🏑🏑🏑
Annabelle G 🏑
Players player – Ruby D
Coaches player – Olivia D
MHS Blue Vs HH final score 6-0 Win.
The last match in their pool was against Haverfordwest High and they finished strong to secure the win of the pool to go into the final!
Goals scored by:
Ruby D 🏑🏑🏑
Olivia D🏑
Annabelle G🏑
Lacey N 🏑
Players player– Ruby D
Coaches player – Lily J
MHS Blue vs YBP – final score 1-0 Win
The girls had a tough last match but the defence held their own and didn’t allow players past and they managed to get a goal early in the second half to secure the Win and become Pembrokeshire Champions 🥇🏆
Goals scored:
Ruby D 🏑
Players player – Annabelle G
Coaches player – Ava R
Despite the cold the girls didn’t give up and played amazing hockey throughout the day. To be able to field 2 teams from one school and finish 1st and 3rd out of 8 teams is an amazing achievement. All players should be proud of themselves 🏑
Da iawn to last week's Hot Chocolate Friday pupils

Hot Chocolate Friday


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

‘Cael penwythnos braf

 ‘Have a nice weekend’


Article of the Week

Access to Education
Every child has the right to an education. Primary education should be free. Secondary and higher education should be available to every child. Children should be encouraged to go to school to the highest level possible. Discipline in schools should respect children’s rights and never use violence.

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. 
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 person’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 you’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.