Castell Alun High School
Flintshire, United Kingdom
About Castell Alun High School
Based in Flintshire County, Castell Alun High School is a very successful secondary school for children aged between 11 and 18, with over 1350 students on roll. Around 360 of those are in sixth form. It is an English medium comprehensive situated in the village of Hope, Flintshire.
Values and Vision
Castell Alun High School maintains the highest expectations of all of our students and endeavour to meet their intellectual, social and physical needs and assist them to be better equipped to adapt to the changing needs of modern society. Working with parents and carers we aim to ensure that every learner is guided, supported and nurtured through one of the most important phases of life's journey. We believe passionately that the entire staff team has the right to high quality, bespoke professional development and pursue this aim constantly and in multiple ways.
Every child is surrounded with exceptional pastoral care, exciting and innovative teaching, and access to sport, dance, music, fun and friendship. Students flourish in this context and the examination outcomes reflect this commitment. We have very high standards and can say with confidence that all of our young people understand and play their role in abiding by our rules wholeheartedly. Castell Alun is an inclusive school where every student is expected to develop self-discipline, commitment and personal responsibility. We have proven systems for making sure that all students can find, explore and develop their talents, in whatever area these may be. Our team is highly skilled and totally committed to the school's vision for learning.
“Castell Alun High School provides an exceptionally positive, caring and supportive environment for its pupils. It is particularly effective in promoting pupils' wellbeing and personal development and developing mature, articulate and enthusiastic learners".
"The school is led and managed effectively. Senior leaders and Governors have been successful in ensuring that they school's values and priorities are well understood by staff and pupils. They know the school's strengths and areas for development well and have clear plans in place to make further improvements."