Newport High School Rugby In The News

During a WRU press conference last week. WRU chiefs outlined their way forward for Rugby in wales and described Newport High School as an example of what can be achieved.

Following this both ITV and BBC News teams visited the school and filmed the Year 8 rugby team in their match against Derby Blues RFC a touring side form the USA.
Year 7 girls also played against the American tourists in their first ever fixture.
The news features were aired last night on the main evening news programmes.
BBC News http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwK6yUsN768
The WRU also released a piece on WRU TV that was filmed a few weeks ago and describes how sport is a significant part of the education of everyone at Newport High School. The film also explains how we have developed the Junior Academy and the impact that has had on both the learners involved and on those who aspire to achieve similar in the future.
WRU TV http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoLNApAm0xo
Well done to everyone involved!