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     Dear Parents / Carers,

    Welcome to our school website. At Aldworth we have high expectations of our students and this is reflected in their progress, aspirations and conduct around the school. Having analysed all reports to parents during 2013-2014 we can confirm the vast majority of our students have been judged, by subject teachers, as either having outstanding or good attitudes to learning.

    Our school is a vibrant learning community with an ethos of ambition and achievement. We were judged as good in all categories by OFSTED in February 2013 and you are welcome to view our OFSTED report, which is available on this website.

    Our Year 11 students have worked extremely hard throughout their time at Aldworth and are now in the examination ‘season’. Last year’s cohort saw 58% achieving 5 or more A*-C GCSE grades including English and Mathematics. The English Department celebrated the best results seen in the history of the school and 74% of students achieved A*-C grades. As 70% of students achieved A*-C grades in Mathematics the overall figure for students gaining both English and Mathematics A*-C grades stood at 64%. More than 20% achieved 10 or more A*-C GCSE grades including English and Mathematics.

    We recently completed a £1.5 million external refurbishment programme on our largest building. This has enhanced an already impressive site. If you would like to find out more about us, please take a few moments to explore the rest of the website.

    Aldworth is a successful school and we are a popular choice with parents. We have 950 students currently on roll and have been over-subscribed with applications for Year 7 places in the last two years with 200 students on roll in our current Year 7 and Year 8 cohorts (our maximum permitted number).

    If you are considering Aldworth as a school for your child please let us know directly as we are able to provide support with the application process. In the meantime I encourage you to view our on-line prospectus which provides an excellent introduction to our school community.

    Denis McCabe

    Headteacher

    • Comic Relief 2015

      Aldworth School raised £1292.64 for Comic Relief over two days.  Congratulations to everyone!

    • BBC News School Report

      On Thursday 19 March, Aldworth students took part in the BBC News School Report.

    • Raise the Roof

      On Friday 13 February 2015 the Student Leadership Charity team hosted our annual charity evening ‘Raise the Roof’.

    • Rock Challenge 2015

      Congratulations to the 73 students that competed in the annual Rock Challenge competition in Southampton.

    • Win Free Food!

      HC3S want your views on the Catering Service

    • A Question of Education

      Year 11 students Daria Cooke and Seisha Butler meet former BBC Tomorrow’s World presenter Maggie Philbin

    • Southampton Airport Schools Competition

      Congratulations to Hannah Scott in Year 9 who won the over 13's category in Southampton Airport Schools Competition!

    • Certificate Presentation Evening 2014

      We were delighted to welcome the BBC Junior Apprentice winner, Ashleigh Exley-Porter, as our Guest of Honour.

    • Congratulations – You are all heroes!

      On Friday 14th November Aldworth School’s Student Leadership Charity Group raised over £1700 for Children in Need.  Congratulations!

    • Shakespeare Schools Festival

      On Tuesday 14th October, pupils performed Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' at the Haymarket Theatre as part of the Shakespeare Schools Festival.