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The lead up to results day

Now that it’s summer and we’re less than a month away from results day, there can be a lot of anxiety and anticipation in the air. Of course, the holidays are for rest – but it can be hard to wind down when you might be feeling nervous about your grades. So, we thought we’d […]

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Ofsted commends our enrichment programme

As you may have seen on our social media sites, The Wensleydale School recently received a ‘Good’ grading succeeding its recent Ofsted inspection. We’re thrilled with this result and wanted to share a more in-depth look into what the inspectors had to say about the school we’re so proud of – starting with our extracurricular […]

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Holidales Festival

Earlier in the term, we held our very first Holi-Dales Festival at the school. We were thrilled at its success and are incredibly proud of all the hard work that staff and students put into designing, building and planning the entire event. It had a tropical theme, featuring a multi-coloured, student-built Mocktail Bar, an army-style encampment […]

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The Wensleydale School and Sixth Form is here for one reason: to help all of our students realise their dreams.

To do this, we make sure that our young people feel part of our safe and caring community and challenge them to grasp every opportunity that their education offers. They can then leave us with the strongest possible set of exam results, outstanding inter-personal skills and a real understanding about where their passions and talents lie.

These are the qualities and traits that we think are critical to a good education. They open doors for young people, and the more doors that they have open - the more choices that they have.

At Wensleydale there are tangible outcomes to show that we are setting our standards high. Ofsted has praised the work that we do. Our exam results are on a very positive trajectory and exceed the national average, and we regularly compete and excel against schools much bigger than ourselves.

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