Rossett School

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Rossett School
Motto Success for everyone
Established 1973
Type Academy
Headteacher Helen Woodcock
Location Green Lane
North Yorkshire
Coordinates: 53°58′34″N 1°33′09″W / 53.97608°N 1.55248°W / 53.97608; -1.55248
Local authority North Yorkshire
DfE URN 136896 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1412[citation needed]
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18

Rossett School, a coeducational secondary school with academy status in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. It is a specialist school and a Mathematics and Computing College. Its pupils are from Harrogate, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby Leeds, with the latter being a large part of the enrollment. Current enrollment is around 1400, including 214 in the sixth form.


The school was founded in 1973 as Rossett High School and is Harrogate's most recently built secondary school with additions to its original building since its construction.

In 2007 a report by the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) rated the school as Grade 3 (satisfactory) for overall effectiveness.[1]

In June 2010 a report by the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) rated the school as Grade 1 (outstanding) for overall effectiveness [2]

In 2012 the school began a scheme that allows pupils to bring iPads to school, either through purchase, renting, or borrowing from the school.[3]


  1. ^ Jan Bennett HMI (January 2007). "Rossett School inspection report 2007" (PDF). Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted). Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 23 July 2007. 
  2. ^ Mr Philip Jarrett HMI (June 2010). (PDF). Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) Retrieved 10 June 2016.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
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