Harrogate High School

A good school with outstanding leadership (Ofsted)

Our vision is based upon the school motto of ´Learning First´...

We work together to raise the achievement of all students, thereby improving their life chances. By embedding ambition in our students we enable our young people to lead balanced lives as adults, capable of contributing to their community.

We are large enough to provide a broad and balanced education, but small enough to give individual attention and care to all our students with an emphasis on personalised learning. 

To find out more about our school including our innovative curriculum and superb facilities, please browse the website or contact the school for a prospectus. Parents may also request a tour during the school day to see first-hand what we are able to offer their child.


Thinking about the sixth form?

Harrogate High School´s A Level grades are well above national averages and teaching in the sixth form is rated outstanding by Ofsted.

To find out more about the Sixth Form at Harrogate High  School visit our Sixth Form section above or to arrange a visit contact Rickie Wilson, Head of Sixth Form riw@harrogatehighschool.co.uk.  You will be most welcome.


Red Nose Day

All day = non-school uniform day (50p donation)

Period 1 = Year 7 & 8 one mile fun run (school field)

Break time = Sixth Form leg waxing, sponging and bake sale (upper hall)

Lunch time = Bake sale

Period 4 & 5 = Car wash

After school = Staff vs. Sixth Form Sports (2.45pm netball and 3.30pm football)


Spring Term 2015

These are our term dates, holiday periods and events for this term. 

Monday, 23 February, 2015
Attendance Challenge begins
Wednesday, 25 February, 2015
Visit to Leeds College of Music to see Jazz Band x 15 students. Departs 5.00pm, returns 9.00pm
Wednesday, 25 February, 2015
Visit to UCFB Burnley for 12 x Yr12. Departs 8.30am, returns 2.30pm
Monday, 2 March, 2015
Visit to Sea Life Centre, Scarborough, Yr 9 x 15. Departs 8.00am, returns 3.00pm
Tuesday, 3 March, 2015
Battle of the Books Competition at Ripon Grammar School. Yr10 x 5. Departs 3.45pm, returns 7.30pm
Thursday, 5 March, 2015
World Book Day
Friday, 6 March, 2015
BTEC Music H Factor Performance, The Theatre, 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Thursday, 12 March, 2015
Music Concert with the Great Yorkshire Dance Orchestra in The Theatre, 7.00pm
Friday, 13 March, 2015
Red Nose Day - Non-Uniform Day - Sixth Form Council Events for Comic Relief
Friday, 13 March, 2015
Raising Stars 4 Reports to parents + High News 4 on website
Tuesday, 17 March, 2015
Raising Stars 4 Parents Consultation Evening, Upper Hall, 4.00pm to 7.00pm
Tuesday, 17 March, 2015
Language for Learning Day
Thursday, 19 March, 2015
BBC School Report News Day
Friday, 20 March, 2015
Paris trip departs
Monday, 23 March, 2015
Paris trip returns
Monday, 23 March, 2015
Performing Arts Evening Tech Rehearsal, The Theatre, 2.00pm to 6.00pm
Tuesday, 24 March, 2015
Performing Arts Evening Performance, The Theatre, 7.00pm to 9.45pm
Tuesday, 24 March, 2015
Year 7 visit to The Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster. Departs 8.45am, returns 4.00pm
Friday, 27 March, 2015
Non-Uniform Day in aid of Orb
Friday, 27 March, 2015
School closes for the Easter Holidays 2.30pm
Monday, 13 April, 2015
School opens for the Summer Term, 8.20am prompt
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