- The North Halifax Grammar School
- Head: Mr Andrew Fisher Ba
- T 01422 244625
- F 01422 245237
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.nhgs.co.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Calderdale
- Pupils: 1135
- Religion: None
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 20th January 2011
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 12th November 2007
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
The school was identified as a particularly successful school by OFSTED in January 2005 based on the fact that it had received two outstanding inspection reports. The school was inspected for a third time in January 2005 and received another oustanding inspection report. The admissions test include VR, Maths and continuous writing for entry into Year 7 and tests in Maths, English, Science & French for casual admissions in Years 8 and above.
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Converted to an academy June 2011. ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking French at an English Grammar School (GCE A level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Art & Design (Photography) at an English Grammar School (GCE AS level)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking English Language at an English Grammar School (GCSE)
State grammar school
Special Education Needs
Children whose special learning or behavioural needs have already been identified prior to entry into the school will receive the appropriate support and help required. Staff are informed of the particular needs of students and the implementation of strategies is monitored. The development and progress of all students is monitored and if special needs are identified then action is initiated either within the school or by using outside agencies or both. The school systems are consistent with the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice and the school is committed to an inclusive curriculum for all students on roll. The School Guidance Counsellor is responsible for monitoring and supporting students with special needs. Parents are involved in discussions about the most appropriate strategies to support students who have special needs. The Governors' Pupils Standing Committee monitors the provision for special educational needs in the school. Our OFSTED Inspection Report January 2005 said: ‘There is very good provision for students with Special Educational Needs. Teachers receive training in strategies to use in support of specific needs. In lessons teachers are fully aware of students' special needs and provide very good support' and added 'Curricular provision for students who have special educational needs is very good. They follow the same curriculum as all other students and are fully included in all aspects of school life.'
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|
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