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  • Beverley High School
    East Riding of Yorkshire
    HU17 9EX
  • Head: Acting Head Mark Colton
  • T 01482 881658
  • F 01482 870935
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  • A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18 and for boys aged from 16 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Pupils: 833; sixth formers: 203 (including 106 boys in joint sixth form)
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Open days: October
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 11th March 2015
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 19th April 2013
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Committed teaching staff with an academic tracking and monitoring system that runs like a well-oiled machine. From year 7 to 9, progress leaders track pupil attainment and attitude to learning, using a traffic light system. ‘Teachers are accessible and give an atmosphere of encouragement to the girls,’ said one parent, and gave an example of the support her young daughter had been given to take part in a national spelling bee competition – in German. Dance in vogue, with first participation in the national dance/drama Rock Challenge... 

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Computer Appreciation at an English Comprehensive School (VRQ Level 1)

What The Good Schools Guide says


Since 2009, Ms Sharon Japp (early 40s), BA in English and sociology from Leeds, MEd and NPQH. Joined school in 1999 as head of English after teaching posts in West Yorkshire schools. Spell as assistant head and then deputy head from 2004. Previous head served for 22 years - governors certainly believe in continuity here.

Neat, pleasant yet guarded, firm but fair, clearly committed to continuing the strong ethos of the school to ‘never rest on its laurels’. Has ‘been a good new broom’ and built a younger management team who are ‘as keen as mustard’, according to one parent. Respected by pupils and seems by no means to be remote figurehead. Keen for the girls to have every opportunity to play their part in global and environmental issues, from promoting...

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Special Education Needs

The school's SEN provision was audited by the Local Authority in June 2007. It recognised that the SEN provison provided a high quality education for pupils with learning difficulties and disabilities. The care, support and sense of security provided by the SEN Team was excellent. The SEN and Pastoral staff offered an example of outstanding teamwork. In addition, the school's accommodation and facilities provide access to effective learning for all pupils. The school library has some high quality resources which are well matched to the full range of pupils' needs. Nov 09.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
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
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
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 Y
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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