Fairwater High School in Cwmbran is unveiling a memorial to former pupil, Corporal Michael Thacker, who was killed while serving in Afghanistan.
There will be a special assembly at the school at lunchtime today, with some members of Corporal Thacker's family in attendance.
A bar has apologised for turning away family and friends of a Royal Welsh soldier before his funeral due to a 'no uniform' policy.
The funeral of Corporal Michael Thacker, who died in Afghanistan earlier this month, has been held today.
Corporal Michael Thacker of the 1st Battalion the Royal Welsh was repatriated today. He died after being shot while on duty in Afghanistan.