Builth Wells High School is an 11-18 mixed, bilingual secondary school. There are currently 551 pupils with 92 in the Sixth Form. The school is situated in the mid-Wales town of Builth Wells and serves a large, rural catchment area. The school is a centre for Welsh-medium education. The original school buildings date back to 1896 with the most recent addition, Y Bwyty, being completed in 2006. The school has been engaged in a range of Eco and Forest Schools initiatives, built a greenhouse from recycled plastic bottles, planted a garden, worked with oversees partners on Comenius projects based on water and waste and is currently working on Polli:Nation - a Heritage Lottery funded biodiversity and education project.