Abbey Grange is a very successful secondary school. We are the only Church of England Academy in Leeds and, therefore, our students come from all over the city. Within our caring and Christian ethos we continually strive for excellence in all areas of school life, both inside and outside the classroom. We are judged as a good school with outstanding features by Ofsted.
Allerton High School is a caring, inclusive school, with students from a diverse range of backgrounds. It has a track record of academic success with students in 2015 achieving excellent results in a wide range of subjects, with 79% achieving 5A*-C grades including English & Maths – the schools’ best results ever. The facilities include a multi-faith centre, a fully equipped fitness studio, dance studio and sports hall with climbing wall. Allerton High School was judged as good by Ofsted.
Boroughbridge High School is an expanding 11 – 18 comprehensive school which serves the needs of students from the community of Boroughbridge and the surrounding area. Our school aim in ‘Aspiration and Support for All’ and, to achieve this, we focus on creating high quality learning experiences supported by strong pastoral care. From September 2016, we’ll have a collaborative Sixth Form, working with Easingwold School and Thirsk School, to ensure students have access to a broad and balanced curriculum at post – 16.
Easingwold is a successful 11 – 18 school, with a thriving sixth form, located on the outskirts of the pleasant market town of Easingwold. Academically, the school produces some very good results for many students, with 64% of Year 11 Students achieving 5A*-C with English and Maths in 2013. This excellent performance is underpinned by high expectations allied to traditional values.
Our mission is to equip our young people for the challenges, opportunities and responsibilities of adult life by ensuring the highest level of qualifications, by developing them socially, emotionally and culturally, and by giving them opportunities both to lead and to help others. We encourage our students to work hard, to keep trying when facing difficulty and to help other people.
Ofsted report March 2014 – The headteacher has a clarity of vision, which has served to motivate the senior team and all staff. Improving teaching and raising achievement is central to this vision.
Our mission is to ensure individual achievement and personal growth and to provide extensive opportunities for the development of the whole individual. Personal development is promoted strongly through the curriculum. May 2015 Ofsted report quotes – “Around the school, students and staff treat each other with dignity and respect”. “Personal development is promoted strongly through the curriculum. There are highly effective experiences throughout the curriculum that develop students’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural understanding well.
Ripon Grammar School is an outstanding, selective, co-educational state school with boarding accommodation for up to one hundred students, making us unique in Yorkshire and one of a small, select group of schools in the country. The school is forward-looking with state-of-the-art facilities, complementing a spacious green field site on the outskirts of the city.
Ryedale School is a leading secondary comprehensive with results that place us amongst the highest performing schools in North Yorkshire. We are committed to combining the very best educational provision with high expectations and traditional values. Building on our ‘Outstanding’ judgements (OFSTED 2012, Local Authority review 2015), we are continually developing and improving the educational experience for all learners. Our dynamic and inspirational team of staff deliver a high quality learning experience where every student has the opportunity to excel. We have established a creative and inclusive atmosphere in which individual talents are nurtured and allowed to flourish. Our extensive range of extra-curricular activities develop skills, interests, relationships and most importantly the students’ enjoyment of school life and learning..
St Aidans, Harrogate is a mixed comprehensive school that has been judged Outstanding 3 times by Ofsted. The Associated Sixth form that it shares with St John Fisher RC High School is the largest school based sixth form in the country. The school enjoys high levels of satisfaction from pupils, parents and staff and is regularly over-subscribed. It is placed highly in all league tables.
Our mission as a joint Catholic and Church of England school is routed in the gospel values of love of God and love of neighbour. Our young people treat others with dignity and respect and have high expectations of themselves and others, encouraging each other to succeed. Academic excellence is our first priority and a positive approach to learning is at the heart of our school.
The Catholic School system has long been renowned for its high standards of education. St John Fisher carries on this tradition, having a great deal to offer. As well as achieving academic excellence, we also provide an education based upon Gospel values, promoting the growth of the whole child, ensuring that they make the best of their talents. Our aim is to enable all our young people to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to enrich their own lives and the society in which they live.