Hawarden High School

Infobox Secondary school
name = Hawarden High School
native_name = Ysgol Uwchradd Penarlâg

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established = 1606
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assistant headmaster= Mrs. G Williams
assistant headmaster label=Assistant Headteacher
second master = Mr. Paul Ellis
second master label= Deputy Headteacher
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headmaster = Mr. Roger J. Davies MA, NPQH
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founder = George Ledsham
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students = Approx 1100
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address = The Highway
city = Hawarden
state = Flintshire
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country = Wales
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Hawarden High School is a high school in Hawarden, Flintshire, North Wales. It is part of the Flintshire LEA.The school traces its history back to 1606 when a single-classroom grammar school was established with £300 left by a local resident named George Ledsham.

In 1998, the school completed a £4m extension which provided a new school hall, a sports centre extension, expansion of the Technology department and a new drama studio, as well as numerous other improvements. The extension was officially opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II in March 1998, on her visit to Flintshire.

Recently, the school's headmaster, Mr M.C. Powell retired after over 25 years of teaching, his role was taken over by Mr R.J. Davies who plans to upgrade the school.

Past Pupils

Noted ex-students of Hawarden High School include:
* Michael Owen, international football player (plays for England)
* Gary Speed, international football player (played for Wales)
* Andy Dorman, who has played for New England Revolution and currently plays for St. Mirren
* Marc Griffiths, music journalist

External links

* [http://moodle.flintshire.gov.uk/hawarden/ Official school website]


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