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  • Selby High School Specialist School for the Arts and Science
    Leeds Road
    North Yorkshire
    YO8 4HT
  • Head: Mr Nicholas Hinchliffe B.Ed; Ma; Npqh
  • T 01757 703327
  • F 01787 708212
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  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 16.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: North Yorkshire
  • Pupils: 1128
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 20th November 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Satisfactory on 28th September 2011
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

The School Aims
To provide effective formal and informal learning through which all of its students:

-strive for excellence in all that they do;
-develop a first-hand understanding that by working together we achieve more;
-achieve their full potential and enjoy their learning;
-understand that success can be for everyone;
-are part of a healthy community within which they feel secure, happy and valued;
-help to develop close links with the local community.

The School's Objectives.

-To help students value the importance of a healthy lifestyle, hard work, self-discipline and effort in achieving their potential.
-To provide a wide range of courses leading to external qualifications, including those that recognise vocational and practical skills.
-To provide a challenging, stimulating and appropriate curriculum and to extend learning through the use of Information and Communications Technology.
-To support and extend students of all abilities.
-To provide a varied, relevant and stimulating enrichment programme, for students, within and beyond the classroom.
-To help students develop an appreciation of, and respect for, their school and the wider environment.
-To recognise and record the achievements of all our students.To help students gain an understanding of, and respect for, moral, religious and spiritual values and an appreciation and tolerance of others.
-To provide a secure, safe, positive and happy learning environment, that is stimulating healthy and comfortable, well maintained and free from litter and graffiti.
-To encourage students to show respect and consideration for others and their property.
-To foster close links with, and service to, the local community and to encourage community pride and confidence in the school to provide a guidance system which enables every student to feel sufficiently secure and confident to discuss personal matters with staff and provide appropriate support.
-To intervene when students feel unhappy, including issues caused by bullying.
-To provide advice and guidance this will enable pupils to transfer to appropriate further education or work.
-To develop and maintain a close partnership with Parents/Carers, ensuring their support for, and confidence, in the school.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Art Techniques / Practical Art at an English Comprehensive School (VRQ Level 1)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Astronomy at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)

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