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Impressive displays of art and fabulous photography coursework around the school on our visit, plus bright papier mâché aliens and rats created by younger year groups. Photography a popular A level and one can see why. Drama also ‘massive.’ ‘We’re...

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Fortismere is a high achieving, dynamic, mixed foundation secondary school in the heart of vibrant Muswell Hill. We have a strong focus on outstanding progress and attainment for all of our students, as well as cultural enrichment. It is our vision that the school will win hearts and minds through adding value to its students and staff. ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Boys taking English Literature at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Business Studies at an English Comprehensive School (BTEC Certificate Level 2)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Biology at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Chemistry at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Physics at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking English Literature at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)

Curricula

Cambridge Pre-U - an alternative to A levels, with all exams at the end of the two-year course.

What The Good Schools Guide says

Impressive displays of art and fabulous photography coursework around the school on our visit, plus bright papier mâché aliens and rats created by younger year groups. Photography a popular A level and one can see why. Drama also ‘massive.’ ‘We’re a very artsy school. It’s our natural default setting.’ ‘Fantastic’ production of Little Shop of Horrors included the actual plant...

Head Teacher

Since 2010, Mrs Helen Glass BA MA PGCE (40s), previously head since 2006 of Central Technology College in Gloucestershire. Studied English at Liverpool and Keele, PGCE at King’s College London. Had a number of teaching and leadership roles in London and Gloucestershire before joining Central Technology College, which was then one of the roughest boys’ schools in the country. She brought it back from the brink of closure and transformed its rating to ‘good’ (Ofsted...

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