Spalding High School A GSG School
- Spalding High School
- Head: Michele Anderson
- T 01775 722110
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- E enquiries@spal…h.lincs.sch.uk
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- A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Lincolnshire
- Pupils: 958
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 6th November 2009
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 27th June 2006
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
A friendly, successful school that many aspire to, and parents relish. Often chosen over local private education on offer, and we can see why. The policy of eating lots of cake is obviously working....
What the school says...
Spalding High School sixth form offers a caring, purposeful atmosphere with excellent teaching and specialist facilities. Each individual is valued and given opportunities to aim high, develop their talents, grow in confidence and to take on leadership roles within the sixth form and the wider school. Our students respond by achieving consistently high examination results and the vast majority move into their first choice university course or employment sector. We invite applications from students who wish to become part of this vibrant, welcoming community and who will gain most from the challenges and opportunities that it offers. 11+ entrance examinations consist of: 1 VR test & 1 NVR test ...Read more
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Art & Design (Fine Art) at an English Grammar School (GCE A level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Sociology at an English Grammar School (GCE A level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Design & Technology Food Technology at an English Grammar School (GCE A level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Design & Technology Food Technology at an English Grammar School (GCE AS level)
State grammar school
What The Good Schools Guide saysA friendly, successful school that many aspire to, and parents relish. Often chosen over local private education on offer, and we can see why. The policy of eating lots of cake is obviously working.
Since 2014, Michele Anderson (40s). BEd in home economics from University of the South Bank in London, but has always taught geography. Her first headship. A Londoner who previously taught at selective and non-selective schools in south London and Kent, new to Lincolnshire. ‘I was looking for a headship but was very particular about the school I wanted. As soon as I walked through the door here I knew as "the feel" was just right,’ she says. Finding her feet with plans for ‘fine tuning and funding.’ Parents are positive about the new incumbent. ‘She’s fantastic; she knows exactly what she wants...
Special Education Needs
Spalding High School takes its Special Educational Needs provision very seriously; we are committed to enabling all pupils to flourish in our purposeful, disciplined and successful atmosphere. As a selective grammar school, academic achievement is of the utmost importance, and we shall do all we can to encourage every pupil to fulfil his/her true potential.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|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|