We are a school with a tradition of academic excellence, high aspirations and a big heart. A school that students and staff are proud to attend. A school where we never compromise our insistence that everyone is valued, learns, enjoys and achieves.
Expectations for staff and students are high, but very simple; work hard both to do things right and to do the right thing.
Our mission is to support and challenge each individual, adult or child, to be the best they can be. We have a 'no excuses' philosophy based on growth mindset principles, which reinforces our belief that all of us can always improve, and that nothing is impossible. Quite simply, it isn't about being 'the best' at something, but being better than we were yesterday or today. It is for this reason that recognising and celebrating endeavour, as well as achievement, is something we hold dear.
We work hard at providing an inclusive, calm, and purposeful learning environment, and aim to ensure all students have opportunities to enrich their learning, to discover new skills and interests, and to master others through providing a breadth of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities to excite and engage young people, wherever their interests or aspirations may lie.
- Ofsted rating: Good See the report for the school
At Hele's School, all teachers are teachers of pupils with SEND. We are committed to offering an inclusive curriculum to ensure the best possible progress for all of our students, whatever their needs or ability.
Hele's School Accessibility Policy and Plan (PDF) [314KB]
Hele's School SEN Information Report (PDF) [2MB]
Hele's School SEN Policy (PDF) [5MB]
Hele's School Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy (PDF) [2MB]
- Secondary school - 11 to 16 years
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