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Department for Education Statutory Information

DfE Statutory Information is provided here. From 1st September 2012 schools have been legally required to provide certain resources and information on their websites. Much of this information is available within the website but it has also been compiled here for ease of access.

1. School name, Postal address and Telephone number:

High Storrs School
High Storrs Road
Sheffield
S11 7LH

0114 2670000

Enquiries can be made to Dawn Rose, Admin Services Team Leader, emails can be sent to: enquiries@highstorrs.sheffield.sch.uk


2. The school’s admission policy in full (including arrangements for selection, oversubscription criteria and the application process) or information on where and how this information can be accessed on the local authority website:

School Admission Policy

Sheffield Local Authority Admissions Policy


3. Information on where to access the school’s most recent Ofsted report:

The school’s most recent Ofsted report


4. The school’s most recent Key Stage 4 results:

High Storrs School’s most recent Key Stage 4 specified exam results (2014-15) are as follows:
  • 63% 5 A*-C including English and Maths
  • 32% achieving the English Baccalaureate
  • 86% making expected progress in English
  • 70% making expected progress in Maths



5. Information on how to access the School Performance Tables on the DfE website:

School Performance Tables on the DfE website


6. The following information about the school curriculum:

a) For each academic year, the content of the curriculum followed for each subject, and guidance on how to find additional information about the curriculum:

Please refer to the Learning and the Sixth Form Information sections found in the menu to the left of your screen. For current students, each subject’s programmes of study and other information is available on the Learning Platform (Purple button on the right of your screen).

b) For Key Stage 4, a list of the courses provided which lead to a GCSE qualification; and a list of other KS4 courses, and the qualifications they lead to

Please refer to the Curriculum and Key Stage 4.


7. The measures determined by the head teacher under section 89 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006

Code of Conduct

8. The amount of the school’s allocation from the Pupil Premium grant in respect of the current academic year and; for the previous year, a statement of how the money was spent and the impact that it had on educational attainment of those pupils at the school in respect of whom grant funding was allocated:

Full details of the Pupil Premium:
Pupil Premium 2016-17 (294KB)
uploaded 13/12/2016
Y7 Catch Up Funding 2016-17 (178KB)
uploaded 15/12/2016
9. The report prepared by the school under section 317(5)(a) of EA 1996 (duties of governing bodies in relation to special educational needs).

At High Storrs our main aim is to be a learning community. We aim to provide high quality teaching that enables and inspires all young people to learn and to achieve success, pursuing excellence in whatever they do and enjoying self-esteem. In order to achieve this aim, High Storrs is committed to a series of principles in relation to Special Educational Needs.

They are all included in the SEND Policy


10. The school’s charging and remissions policy

Charges & Remissions Policy


11. A statement of the school’s ethos and values

Ethos:

High Storrs School is a high achieving, fully comprehensive school for students aged 11-18. It offers learning in a friendly, caring and hard-working environment.

We welcome everyone with open arms and pride ourselves on our inclusive practice. Combined with this, with we deliver academic success, specialisms in Maths & Computing and Performing Arts and a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

Our stunning listed school building has always been a key factor in creating an environment which is conducive to building a tradition of learning. This has been complemented by the opening of our state-of-the-art new build through the Building Schools for the Future programme, which enables students to make the most of the facilities including our Design & Technology department and the Learning Resource Centre, as well as a modern dance studio and sports hall.
  • We seek to develop the special talent within every individual and also all round achievement in all subjects.
  • We aim to develop confidence and self belief
  • We listen to pupils’ opinions
  • We believe that learning is the most important thing we do. We expect pupils to try their best
  • We insist upon good behaviour and respect
  • We insist upon good punctuality and attendance
  • We develop physical and cultural abilities and talents
  • We develop support with parents in the learning triangle

These aims translate into our ethos and values.
We count a world championship squash player, successful television actor, footballers, MPs and several OBEs and CBEs among our former students, demonstrating what can be achieved with encouragement of all round ability and special talents.

Our students have described High Storrs as ‘an unforgettable experience’.

Vision Statement:

High Storrs Vision – Unlocking Potential

High Storrs is a school that has the respect of the city and beyond because it unlocks five key elements which enable students to achieve their potential:

Key 1: Excellent Citizenship.
Our students and staff are cared for, respected and encouraged to experience a sense of belonging. This nurture enables them to become resilient, reflective, creative team players with the confidence to improve society.

Key 2: High Achievement and Progress for all students.
This is secured through outstanding teaching, celebration of achievement and developing self-confidence and independence.

Key 3: Creativity, Leadership & Accountability.
Staff and Governors understand their leadership role and deliver creative learning consistently well. This is developed through the school’s relentless belief in high quality training and systems which promote accountability and leadership opportunities for staff and students.

Key 4: A Learning School Community.
The school is responsive to its own needs and the needs of other professionals and schools through its impact within the network of teaching schools.

Key 5: Making a Difference through Excellence.
Our consistent sense of purpose and ambition are underpinned by a belief that we can make a difference for students through improvement and the pursuit of excellence in partnership with parents.


12. Our Assessment strategy

Assessment Policy – Parent Briefing – Sept 2015
13. Governor Disclosure and Interests.
Please find all Governors information here.

14. Requests for Copies.
If you would like to request a paper copy of any information from our website, please contact Dawn Rose and this will be supplied free of charge.