New Absence Line

If your child is unwell and is going to be absent from school, please text in via our new absence line - 07860095106

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Information for current parents

STUDENT ABSENCE LINE - if you child is absent from school, please call 01278 455531

 


We know how important it is to our parents to know what is happening at school. Being able to find the information you need quickly and easily, as well as knowing how best to contact the school when you have a question or concern, is vital.

 

Below are links to the most frequently accessed information on our website:

Information for prospective parents

We are delighted you are considering our school for your child. Haygrove is an excellent secondary school where pupils make good progress and achieve outstanding examination results.

 

Below are links to some of the important information you need to make the right decision for your family:

If you need to get in touch or wish to make an appointment:

 

Phone 01278 455531 between 8 am - 4 pm or use our Contact Us enquiry form

Contact Form

If your enquiry is urgent, please telephone the School Reception during school hours to leave a message for a member of staff who will call you back within 2 school days. You can also telephone the school to make an appointment to meet with a Head of Year.
 
If you prefer, you can use this online form to contact your child's Head of Year - you will usually receive a response to your online enquiry within 3 school days. Please direct all general school enquiries that do not relate to a student at Haygrove School to the School Receptionist.
 
You can also email the school using this form.
 
If you are unsure to whom you should send your enquiry, please address it to Mrs C Canham, Headteacher at the School Office.
 
Our website includes lots of useful information about the school, so before you submit your enquiry it may be worthwhile checking that the answer to your question is not on one of the web pages already.
 

 
Student Absence Line: text - 07860 027964
 
Staff Absence Line: 01278 287213
 
 
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Please note that parents should not to drive onto the school site to drop off or collect children. If you do require access to the site during school hours, please seek permission from the Headteacher in advance.
 
We have limited parking available at the school if you are visiting.
 
Haygrove School is a small site and we do not wish to compromise the safety of those who work and study here. Your cooperation in this respect is much appreciated.
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Durleigh Road

Bridgwater

Somerset

TA6 7HW

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Key Stage 4 (Y10 & 11)

During Year 10 and 11 the majority of students are working at Key Stage 4 (KS4). Some students may be invited to consider the Foundation Learning Pathway.

Students’ classroom learning is complemented by other enrichment activities such as Work Experience, Extra Curricular trips and clubs, the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and a range of Student Leadership opportunities such as Junior Leadership Team, Prefects and House Captains/Deputies.

Find out about Assessment and Feedback

 


ACADEMIC PATHWAY

Students are required to take courses in the three 'core’ subjects: 

  1. GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature
  2. GCSE Mathematics
  3. GCSE Combined Science

PLUS the following subjects are compulsory for all students:

  • PE - Non-examined course for all students
  • Spiritual, moral, social, cultural and citizenship education will be delivered via a programme of enrichment days at KS4.

and at least ONE from the following Humanities subjects:

  • GCSE Geography
  • GCSE History
  • GCSE Religious Education
  • GCSE Citizenship

and at least ONE Modern Foreign Language (MFL) subject:

  • GCSE French
  • GCSE Spanish
  • GCSE German

In addition students choose TWO subjects from the following:

Art and Design – choose a maximum of one course from this list:

  • GCSE Art and Design
  • GCSE Art Photography
  • GCSE Textile Design

Design and Technology – choose a maximum of one course from this list:

  • GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition
  • GCSE Engineering
  • GCSE Eduquas

Triple Science (GCSE Biology, GCSE Chemistry and GCSE Physics)
NCFE Business and Enterprise
Digital Applications (CIDA)
GCSE Drama
GCSE French
GCSE Geography
GCSE PE or BTEC Sport
GCSE History
GCSE Music or BTEC Music (from September 2017)
GCSE Religious Education
GCSE Computer Science
 

VOCATIONAL PATHWAY

Students are required to take courses in the three 'core’ subjects: 

  1. GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature
  2. GCSE Mathematics
  3. GCSE Science (Single Award)

PLUS A work-related skills-based course that is recognised by employers

PLUS the following subjects are compulsory:

  • PE - Non-examined course for all students
  • Spiritual, moral, social, cultural and citizenship education will be delivered via a programme of enrichment days at KS4. 

In addition students choose TWO subjects from the following:

Art and Design – choose a maximum of one course from this list:

  • GCSE Art and Design
  • GCSE Art Photography
  • GCSE Textile Design

Design and Technology – choose a maximum of one course from this list:

  • GCSE Food
  • GCSE Catering (& Hospitality)
  • GCSE Engineering
  • GCSE Eduquas

NCFE Business and Enterprise
GCSE Drama
GCSE Geography
GCSE PE or BTEC Sport
GCSE Music
GCSE Religious Studies
GCSE Computer Science/Digital Applications (CIDA)

 

Please note: all optional subject choices are subject to demand and timetabling.

To help decide which subject is right for you, an Options Booklet will be produced and provided to all Year 9 students in January.

 


English Baccalaureate (E-Bacc)

This is a grading that is awarded to students who have achieved a GCSE grade C/Level 5 or above in all of the following subjects: English, Mathematics, at least Double Award Science (Computer Science is counted as a Science subject of E-Bacc), History OR Geography, a Modern Foreign Language (French or Spanish or German).

 

 


"The school has helped our son become a confident young man who is well prepared for his exams and expected to reach, if not exceed, his targets."

Parent of a Year 11 student

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