Highbury Grove School
Headteacher: Ms R Hughes
Head of Sixth Form Year 12: Ms T O'Connor
Head of Sixth Form Year 13: Ms R Sylvester
Highbury Grove is a hardworking and successful school with a clear sense of identity and purpose. Our commitment to excellent teaching and good practice in education has earned us a longstanding record of outstanding results and we continue to raise standards year after year. The progress our students make from 11-16 puts us in the top 5% of schools nationally. We encourage and celebrate achievement in all aspects of school life.
There is a well-established sixth form with the students very much part of our whole school community. Last year 99% of students achieved their qualifications and value added was graded as ‘outstanding’. Many of our students go on to study at top Russell Group universities including Oxford and Cambridge. Students are positive role models for the lower school, many with important positions of responsibility.
Excellent facilities are provided in a dedicated sixth form area including study room, common room, teaching rooms and IT suites. There is also a dedicated team of tutors and staff that work specifically with sixth form students.
Highbury Grove is a designated Music Specialist School and Business Enterprise College - dual specialisms awarded in recognition of our exceptional Music programmes and our commitment to equipping our students with essential lifelong skills.
In January 2010, we moved into our fantastic, state of the art school. The new buildings incorporate the latest technology, sustainable architecture and the most advanced resources.
'Highbury Grove is an outstandingly effective school.'
'Students feel very well supported and confident to achieve because of the outstanding care, guidance and support they receive.'
'Students engage enthusiastically in a very wide range of artistic, sporting and cultural activities which are supported by specialist professionals.'
'The leadership of the headteacher is exceptional; she is very ably supported by a highly effective leadership team, who have embedded a culture of continuous improvement within the school community.' OFSTED 2010