Brookvale High School
|Brookvale High School|
Groby, Leicestershire, LE6 0FP, United Kingdom
|Age||11 to 14|
|Number of students||633 (November 2010)|
|Headteacher||Ms Katie Rush|
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 OFSTED report described the school as "good ..rapidly improving because of the outstanding leadership provided by the headteacher and senior leadership team." "The preparation of students for their future economic well being" and "the effectiveness of care, guidance and support" were also described as outstanding.
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 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.
- "Brookvale High School Inspection Report November 2010". OFSTED. November 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
- "Headteacher's Welcome". Brookvale school website. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
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