Skip to main content
  • Edgbarrow School
    Grant Road
    Crowthorne
    Berkshire
    RG45 7HZ
  • Head: Mr Robert Elsey
  • T 01344 772658
  • F 01344 776623
  • E secretary@edgbarrowschool.co.uk
  • W www.edgbarrowschool.co.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Bracknell Forest
  • Pupils: 1467; sixth formers: 387
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 21st January 2009
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 1st December 2005
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Big school, individual approach, stemming from can do everything, open all hours headship style. Huge friendliness of the place is a hallmark: if there were any jobsworths, they’ve been weeded out, judging by knowledge of how the school works and alacrity with which we were put through to right person – and no automated switchboard, either. Ethos helps even the shy to flourish – no mean feat for the many swapping from minute primary schools for seven form entry. Some use as opportunity to…

Read review »

What the parents say...

No comments received for Edgbarrow School

Please login to post a comment.

Thank the school

Parents and pupils often have cause to acknowledge the help and support they have received from their schools, for example in helping in the choice of further education or careers. "Say thank you" allows you to send a quick note of appreciation to the school in general or to an individual teacher.


This is a thank you to your school, teacher or careers adviser who helped you to get where you are now.

Please fill in the fields below, which we will transform into a letter of thanks from you to them.

Leave blank if you want to thank the school as a whole

Years you were there

Can be left blank but, if you can, think of a few words that will bring a smile.

2016 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Business Studies at an English Comprehensive School (BTEC First Award)

What The Good Schools Guide says

Headteacher

Since 1999, Mr Robert (Bob) Elsey BA (50s), following 10 years at wildly successful Charters School, Ascot, as head of faculty, assistant head and deputy head. Trained as DT teacher (and still takes some classes), first post at Haydon School, Pinner where rapidly promoted to head of year before taking advisory role for Barnet education authority.

He’s ‘big hearted, community spirited, a true bloke who tries to do a lot because knows what it’s like to be at the tough end,’ says father. Even by Mr Elsey’s own standards he’s currently exceptionally busy, juggling headship here with turn-round role at Brakenhale School – now coming to an end with appointment of Mr Elsey’s number two as head there (fourth to move into top slot elsewhere).

Might...

Subscribe now for instant access to read The Good Schools Guide review.

Already subscribed? Login here.

Subscribe now for instant access to data. Already subscribed? Login here.

  Zoopla sale properties   Zoopla rent properties   Hide Zoopla markers

Powered by Zoopla

Subscribe now for instant access to school catchment.

The data is based on actual admissions from the schools years September 2012 – August 2015 inclusive. Data from the school year September 2015 – August 2016 will be available in 2017.

Already subscribed? Login here.


Subscribe for instant access to in-depth reviews, data and catchment:

30000 Independent, state and special schools in our parent friendly interactive directory.
 School exam results by subject and performance GCSE, Alevel or equivalent.
 Which schools pupils come from and go onto.
 Honest, opinionated and fearless independent reviews of more than 1200+ schools.
Comprehensive catchment maps for English state schools inc. year of entry.
School data comparison by A/B weighted, relative success and popularity.
 Compare schools by qualities and results.
 Independent tutor company reviews.

Try before you buy - The Charter School Southwark

The Good Schools Guide subscription

For a limited time get one month's Good Schools Guide subscription free with any purchase of The Good Schools Guide to North or South London.

Your subscription will activate on checkout

The Good Schools Guide London South

The Good Schools Guide to North London

GSG Blog >    In the news >

Newsletter

The Good Schools Guide Newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

Perfect partners: Netmums and The Good Schools Guide

 

 


For a limited time get one month's Good Schools Guide subscription free with any purchase of The Good Schools Guide London North or The Good Schools Guide London South.