PLEASE NOTE: School finishes at normal time 3.15pm on Friday 21 July. No students in school on Monday 24 July. Happy holidays!
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Information for current parents

STUDENT ABSENCE LINE - if you child is absent from school, please text 07860 027964

 


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
 
 
Access onto the school site
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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HAYGROVE SCHOOL

Durleigh Road

Bridgwater

Somerset

TA6 7HW

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Teaching and Learning

Throughout Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8, and 9) and Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11), the school complies with all statutory elements of the National Curriculum.

We operate a 50 period, two-week timetable.

At Haygrove School we believe that every person matters and it is important that everyone:

  • Aspires to be the best that they can be.
  • Is challenged and empowered to take risks, show initiative and be enterprising in a secure environment.
  • Recognises, supports, celebrates and promotes achievement.
  • Respects diversity within the community and develops caring, respectful and positive attitudes.
  • Promotes and models mental, physical, spiritual, social and emotional wellbeing.
  • Makes a positive contribution to the development and maintenance of a sustainable school environment and takes responsibility for their impact on the wider environment.

 It is essential that all students:

  • Engage in a personalised curriculum which meets current needs, future aspirations and equips them to become flexible and adaptable lifelong learners.
  • Will become responsible citizens who make an active contribution to the school, local and wider community.
  • Are encouraged to enjoy active learning with and from each other.

 


Curriculum Outcomes

We aim to ensure that our students achieve their potential in the following key areas:

Knowledge

  • Have a “personal toolkit” for learning now and in later life.
  • Are able to retain, recall and use the facts necessary to show high achievement in assessments and examinations and so become successful learners.
  • Have broad background knowledge to support responsible and confident decision making.
  • Are literate, numerate and have good ICT knowledge.
  • Understand what constitutes a healthy lifestyle.

Skills

  •  Are able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Can organise and use time effectively.
  • Are able to listen and learn from others.
  • Can be creative.
  • Are able to use information effectively; can assess, synthesise and evaluate.
  • Can solve problems.
  • Are able to work independently and as a team member.
  • Are technologically literate;  can select appropriate tools and use them productively.
  • Are adaptable.
  • Can work to deadlines.

Attitudes and Attributes

We want our students to possess the attitude and attributes required to become successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve. Our aim is for them to be confident individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives and be responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society. 

These attributes and attitudes include:

 

Ambition

Hard working

Responsible

Reflective

Humour

Self reliant

Confident

Honest

Polite

Empathetic

Compassionate

Ethical

Tenacious

Sociable

Risk taking

Creative

Positive

Optimistic

 


 Download our Teaching and Learning Charter.

"There is clear overall evidence of the positive impact of the school's excellent personalised learning checklists in securing improvements in pupils' progress in many subjects." OFSTED 2016

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