Highworth Grammar School

#2 in Best Secondary Schools in Kent
  Maidstone Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 8UD

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Overall Snobe Grade


School Type: Academy converter

Phase Of Education: Secondary

Gender: Girls

Age Range:11-18 yr

Boarding:No boarders

Ofsted Rating:Outstanding

English not 1st Language:21.80%

Religious Character:Does not apply


Ofsted Overall Rating Outstanding
Report Summary
(Inspection Date: 13-14 June 2013)
Achievement Of Pupils Outstanding
Quality Of Teaching Outstanding
Behaviour Safety And Welfare Outstanding
Leadership and management Outstanding

From the School

With our outstanding reputation as a school that is caring and aims to deliver the best possible education to all of its students in a safe and secure environment, Highworth is no ordinary school. While we pride ourselves on our well established traditional values, academic achievement and high quality care, we are also an innovative school and are constantly looking to find ways of improving what we do. Students are encouraged to have a strong belief in their ability, constantly strive for improvement and treat others how they might like to be treated themselves. We place very highly the emphasis on creating an environment where students are confident, happy and valued. Opportunities ...

General Information

About Highworth Grammar School

Student Information

No of Student
87 boys & 1429 girls
Free School Meal
of students eligible to receive free school meals
Overall Absence
of absence recorded by school for whatever reason, wheather authorised or unauthorised, across the full academic year.
Achivement of Pupils: Outstanding
The progress and success of a pupil in their learning and development taking account of their document


Student with SEN Support
Percentage of student eligible for special eduaction

Teacher Information

Student Teacher Ratio
18 : 1
Local Authority: 19 : 1
Fulltime Teacher81.1
Quality of Teaching: Outstanding

The way teachers teach, check pupils understanding systematically, identify misconceptions accurately and provide clear, direct feedback to pupils.

Safety Information

Behaviour Safety And Welfare: Outstanding

Pupil's freedom from bullying harassment. How well the school promotes safety, for example e-learning.


Maidstone Road, Ashford, Kent TN24 8UD

GCSE Results

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs
Progress 8 Score
Well above average
Attainment 8 Score
EBcc Score

A Level Results

A Level Point Score
A Level Progress Score
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Holidays 2021/22

The next bunch of holidays start from 20th December 2021. This school follows the following Holiday schedule.

Title Holiday Start Date Holiday End Date
Autumn Half Term Holidays 25th October 2021 29th October 2021
Winter Holidays 20th December 2021 3rd January 2022
Spring Half Term Holidays 14th February 2022 18th February 2022
Spring Holidays 4th April 2022 18th April 2022
Summer Half Term Holidays 30th May 2022 3rd June 2022
Summer Holidays 25th July 2022 31st August 2022

Term Dates 2021/22

At present, Autumn Term-2 is going on. The Next term starts from 4th January 2022. This school follows the following Term schedule.

Title Term Start Date Term End Date
Autumn Term 1st September 2021 24th October 2021
Autumn Term-2 30th October 2021 19th December 2021
Spring Term 4th January 2022 13th February 2022
Spring Term-2 19th February 2022 3rd April 2022
Summer Term 19th April 2022 29th May 2022
Summer Term-2 4th June 2022 24th July 2022

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