Wetherby High School: Save the date for its open evening on September 27 and plan for education future
The school’s open evening is taking place on Wednesday September 27 and it will give children and their parents an opportunity to explore the school, talk to staff and ask pupils about their own experiences.
It’s a chance for families to start thinking about the future and to explore Wetherby High School’s culture, ethos - and the place - to see if it’s their perfect choice for the informative years ahead.
Wetherby High School will also share more details during the evening about the progress on plans for a new purpose-built school building.
There will be presentations about the school at 6pm and 7pm.
Students grow and develop as young people
Headteacher, Samantha Jefferson said the school is proud to have a “unique community”.
Wetherby High School places “relationships at the centre of our interactions with students and believe that students who have meaningful relationships in school are more connected to the school community”.
The students then, it believes, are able to feel safe to take risks in their learning and grow and develop as young people.
The school, said Ms Jefferson, is ”deeply committed to ensuring the educational experience for each student unlocks their full potential.
The school’s ambitions for each student goes beyond exam results, and to the development of them as people.
The school’s four values
Wetherby High School has four values:
Know our children well – Being known not just as a learner, but also as an individual, helps students feel valued as part of the school community.
Enjoy and aspire – The school provide extra-curricular and enrichment opportunities that challenge and inspire pupils as individuals
Character for achievement – Helping to develop students’ characters supports them not just in achieving excellent exam results, but also to equip them to be successful adults.
Partners in learning – Developing a relationship between home and school is vital to for students to realise their full potential.
Pupils are immensely proud of their school
The school is proud of the recognition from Ofsted in its latest inspection.
Comments included: “Leaders have created a truly inclusive school where every pupil is valued and cared for” and “pupils are immensely proud of their school”.
Wetherby High School ‘s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare was described as “outstanding”.
Find out more about the school and open evening
Ofsted inspectors also said that “pupils are courteous, friendly and routinely regulate their own behaviour” and that staff “create a very positive atmosphere for learning through their passion for their subjects” and also have caring relationships with their pupils.
To find out more about the school – on Hallfield Lane, Wetherby, LS22 6JS - and its open evening, go to the Wetherby High School website