Hazel Grove High School

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Hazel Grove High School
Hazel Grove High School's Logo.jpg
Type Academy
Headteacher Mr Mark Sibson
Chair Dr Keith A Harrington
Location Hazel Grove

Greater Manchester
Local authority Academy
DfE URN 106137 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1367
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Website www.hazelgrovehigh.co.uk

Hazel Grove High School is located in Hazel Grove, a suburb of Greater Manchester, England

General information[edit]

Hazel Grove High School's GCSE results in 2004 were above England's national average.[1][2] It has gained DfES designation for three of its subjects and is also a Microsoft Academy.[3] In a report from OFSTED ' Students are enthusiastic and work hard; they repspond well when given opportunities [4] In 2006 the school became a Research and Development Hub for the North West of England for Learning Technologies. This designation was made by the Specialist Schools' Trust.

In 2011 the school achieved its best examination to date, continuing in its trend of year on year improvement,[5] 94% of student achieved five or more A*–C passes. 70% of these including English and Maths.[6]

In Summer 2012 Hazel Grove High School was included in the top 10% of schools in the country who have exceeded their targets in the numbers of students achieving 5 or more A*–C, including English and Maths.

Hazel Grove High School opened its new Sixth Form in September 2013. From September 2014 it will also be open to students who have studied at other secondary schools who would like to benefit from the opportunities available at Hazel Grove.[7]

In September 2013 Hazel Grove Sixth Form was opened in a new purpose renovated building. In 2014 the school celebrated record breaking results recording 74% of students collecting the headline figure of 5 A*-C' including English and Maths.

The school received an Ofsted 'Good School' rating in February 2013. In the most recent Ofsted inspection in December 2014 all areas of the main school were inspected as "good".

School ethos[edit]

Hazel Grove High School is a 21st-century school working with the community in partnership to build a better future for its students. They aim to;

  • Provide a happy, secure and totally inclusive environment, all members of the schools community are expected to conduct themselves with courtesy and consideration and make an effective contribution to the caring and compassionate ethos.
  • Develop each individual student's potential to their full, students are given every opportunity to achieve their ambitions (apart from any which are desired outside of the school) and are developed into independent learners who will be good citizens who make positive contribution to society.
  • Promote an effective partnership between school, parents and the wider community, as they understand that students, staff, governors, parents and carers have a combined role to play in supporting achievement and success.[8]

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Coordinates: 53°22′12″N 2°08′09″W / 53.3699°N 2.1358°W / 53.3699; -2.1358