Batley Girls High School

Kirklees WF17 0LD
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Grading

C+
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Ofsted Report

Not Previously Inspected Overall Effectiveness
Inspection dates 09-10 October 2013

School Details

Julie Haigh David Cooper

Batley Girls High School is a Secondary, Girls school located in West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and The Humber.

It has 1274 students from age 11-19 yr with a student-teacher ratio of 16 : 1.

At this school, 58% of pupils achieved grade 5 or more at GCSE.

85.70% of pupils completing their main study programme.

This school rated Not Previously Inspected by recent Ofsted inspection.

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Headmaster's Message

Welcome to Batley Girls' High School website. We hope the information provided on our website gives you an insight into our ethos and values. We are an 'Outstanding' 11-19 school, serving a diverse community, drawing students from across North and South Kirklees and beyond. At Batley Girls' High Sch...

Welcome to Batley Girls' High School website. We hope the information provided on our website gives you an insight into our ethos and values. We are an 'Outstanding' 11-19 school, serving a diverse community, drawing students from across North and South Kirklees and beyond. At Batley Girls' High School we share a profound commitment to the principles and ethos based on Achievement, Respect and Transformation. Achievement at Batley Girls' High School is yet again amongst the top in the country. Progress is rated as in the top 1% nationally. "Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress." (Ofsted 2013) at Batley Girls' High School is yet again amongst the top in the country. Progress is rated as in the top 1% nationally. "Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress." (Ofsted 2013) Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the heart of all we do. This is deeply embedded within the school and we pride ourselves on the fact that relationships are happy and harmonious. All staff work tirelessly to create an environment where our students are safe, secure and able to thrive. "Students get on with each other exceptionally well and are tolerant of each other's views and opinions." "Students' behaviour is exemplary. Their attitudes demonstrate a love of learning." (Ofsted 2013) for self, for others and for learning is at the heart of all we do. This is deeply embedded within the school and we pride ourselves on the fact that relationships are happy and harmonious. All staff work tirelessly to create an environment where our students are safe, secure and able to thrive. "Students get on with each other exceptionally well and are tolerant of each other's views and opinions." "Students' behaviour is exemplary. Their attitudes demonstrate a love of learning." (Ofsted 2013) Transformation, the learning journey to becoming happy, healthy, well-educated young women, is what we are passionate about. We provide an educational experience that is both inspirational and aspirational, providing our students with the skills, knowledge and understanding they need to make their contribution to society. "Staff believe passionately that all students should reach their potential." (Ofsted 2013) In 2015 we were successful in our application to become Batley Multi Academy Trust, and in April 2016 welcomed our first partner school, Upper Batley High School, into the Trust. The future is exciting as we look forward to growing Batley Multi Academy Trust to serve our local families and communities in providing the best possible educational opportunities for all. Read More

School Facts

31.5%
Students eligible for free school meal
76%
Of students achived gcse 4 or higher
58%
Of stduents achived gcse 5 or higher

Batley Girls High School Admissions

At Batley Girls High School admissions are managed by the local authority Kirklees.

To apply for your child's admission at this school, visit https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/schools-and-education.aspx#admissions

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KS4 Exam Results 2019

GCSE & eBacc results

Grade 5+ in GCSEs Entering in EBacc
School 58% 62%
Local Authority 25.1% 27.38%
England 25.13% 25.16%

KS4 exam result comparision

School Name Grade 5+ in GCSEs Entering in EBacc

A-level Exam Results 2019

Average score in a level

Score 2019 % completed study
School 31.92 85.70%
Local Authority 28.32 62.84%
England 28.9 64.53%

A-level exam result comparision

School Name Score 2019 % completed study
Batley Girls High School
31.92 85.70%
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Holidays 2021/22

This school follows the following Holiday schedule.

Title Holiday Dates
Autumn Half Term Holidays 25th Oct 2021 - 29th Oct 2021
Winter Holidays 20th Dec 2021 - 3rd Jan 2022
Spring Half Term Holidays 21st Feb 2022 - 25th Feb 2022
Spring Holidays 11th Apr 2022 - 22nd Apr 2022
Summer Half Term Holidays 30th May 2022 - 3rd Jun 2022
Summer Holidays 27th Jul 2022 -

Term Dates 2021/22

At present, Summer Term-2 is going on. This school follows the following Term schedule.

Title Term Dates
Autumn Term 6th Sep 2021 - 24th Oct 2021
Autumn Term-2 30th Oct 2021 - 19th Dec 2021
Spring Term 4th Jan 2022 - 20th Feb 2022
Spring Term-2 26th Feb 2022 - 10th Apr 2022
Summer Term 23rd Apr 2022 - 29th May 2022
Summer Term-2 4th Jun 2022 - 26th Jul 2022

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