Brookvale High School
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Brookvale High School, opened 1975, is a mixed middle school school in the village of Groby in Leicestershire, England, providing education for students aged 11–14. Its catchement is Groby and the nearby villages of Ratby, Kirby Muxloe and Newtown Linford and it shares a campus with Groby Community College. Its name is derived from a small group of cottages, named Brooke Vale Cottages, that formerly occupied the site where the school now stands.
Brookvale has achieved International School Award, Healthy Schools Status, Sportsmark, Eco-Schools status and Artsmark and shares Specialist Language College status jointly with the Community College.
The school was judged outstanding by OFSTED in February 2014. The report described the school as having "a very positive environment for learning which successfully supports the excellent academic and personal development of the students". The school achieved 'outstanding' in all four areas assessed by OFSTED: achievement of pupils, quality of teaching, behaviour and safety of pupils and leadership and management.
Brookvale High School's campus is green, spacious and very attractive, situated on the outskirts of Groby village.
The school takes pupils from its partner primary schools in Groby, Ratby, Kirby Muxloe and Newtown Linford, and from other primary schools subject to availability of places.
Brookvale High School is a caring school with a disciplined, family atmosphere. It is small enough for all students to be known and treated as individuals. It has high standards and places particular emphasis on school uniform, good behaviour, attendance and punctuality.
Results which are consistently well above national averages both at the end of key stage 3 when its students move on to Groby Community College, and at the end of key stage 4 when its students achieve their GCSEs at the college.
On 1 July 2012, both Brookvale and Groby Community College became academies, though both retained their names.
- "Headteacher's Welcome". Brookvale school website. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
- "Brookvale High School Inspection Report November 2010". OFSTED. November 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
- "Brookvale High School Inspection Report February 2014". OFSTED. February 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2014.
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