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    Exams 2018: 79% of Aldworth students achieve GCSE grades 9-4 (grade C or better) in English and/or Maths. To find out more please see the 'Welcome from the Headteacher' message on the Home Page.

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     Dear Parents / Carers,

    APPLICATIONS FOR ENTRY INTO YEAR 7 FOR SEPTEMBER 2019 ARE OPEN

    Welcome to our school website. We have recently held our annual Open Evening and Open Morning for prospective parents. If you are a parent of a child in Year 6 we also have 7 dates for tours of the school with me during lesson time. These start on Tuesday 2nd October and continue until half term and a place can be booked over the telephone via reception. More details are included under the 'school info tab' in the 'prospective parents tab' of this website.  I look forward to meeting you if you are coming on a tour. If you would like any more information about Aldworth, the admissions process or to book a tour please contact us on 01256 322691 or via email on enquiries@aldworth.hants.sch.uk (either way someone will get back to you).

    At Aldworth we have high expectations of our students and this is reflected in their progress, aspirations and conduct around the school. In the summer examinations 79% of our Year 11 students achieved  grades 9-4 (Grade C or better) in English and/or Maths in August 2018. The number of students achieving grades 9-4 in English is 76% and in Maths is 63%. The combined figure for grades 9-4 in English and Maths is 60%. 

    Our school is a vibrant learning community with an ethos of ambition and achievement. With almost 1,000 students on roll we are able to offer a full an broad curriculum and we are fully staffed in every subject area. We received a visit from OFSTED in March 2017 and inspectors mentioned, in support of our work: "Parents are positive about the quality of teaching and the progress their children make at Aldworth" and "The Headteacher and his leaders are ambitious for the pupils in their care. They have high aspirations for pupils and have overseen a rise in the standards of attainment." You are welcome to view our OFSTED report, which is available on this website. We aim to prepare our students academically so they are ready to take the ‘next step’ into college. We also support each young person to enable him or her to develop personally in preparation for adult life.

    The expectations we have for our young people are summed up in 3 short statements: RESPECT yourself and others, ENDEAVOUR to do your best and ACHIEVE your full potential. As a growing school we recognise each student as a unique individual and never lose sight of our values. If you would like to know more about our ethos please click here.

    Aldworth is a successful school and we are a popular choice with parents. We have seen our numbers on roll grow from 500 to just under 1,000 in the last few years. In the last couple of years we have completed a £2.5 million external refurbishment programme on two of our buildings and were able to refurbish them internally as well.  We are proud of our really impressive site which provides superb facilities for our young people and we are committed to investing in their futures. If you would like to find out more about us, please take a few moments to explore the rest of our website.

    We were oversubscribed for places in Year 7 for September 2016, 2017 and 2018 entry and have admitted students above our published admission number to accommodate parental preferences. If you wish to discuss any aspect of the admissions process, for any year group, please do not hesitate to contact us via telephone or email. If you are applying for a place in Year 7 for September 2019 entry the deadline for applying online using the Hampshire County Council website (Hantsweb) is 31st October 2018.

    Denis McCabe

    Headteacher

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