Warwickshire, United Kingdom
About Hartshill School
Hartshill School is a co-educational secondary academy in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, for students aged 11-16. It is a member of the Midland Academies Trust.
The secondary school is set in extensive grounds and it celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2007. It has a 16-classroom building for English and maths, which opened in September 2012, plus a state-of-the-art drama studio, which opened in 2015. The school’s catchment covers very diverse urban and rural areas.
Dr Louise Newman
Values and vision
At Hartshill, we are passionate about inspiring our students to be confident, ambitious and successful individuals. We teach and promote the virtues of kindness, gratitude, self-discipline, personal responsibility and how to grow from struggle. We have the highest expectations of our pupils and unashamedly uphold a warm: strict culture. Within our community, students and staff are known, valued, developed and supported to be successful and happy. This ensures our pupil are polite, kind to each other and work hard. We support and emulate the strong values which are nurtured at home and are explicitly taught when joining Hartshill School. We promote these values and virtues throughout the school experience and have developed our school motto to remind us to ‘Be kind, work hard and achieve’.
“Students feel safe and behave well in lessons and around the school. Most have good attitudes to learning. Leaders and teachers in the school track students’ progress regularly to make sure that no-one is falling behind in their learning. The headteacher and senior staff lead the school well. They check teaching carefully to make sure that the standard of students’ learning remains high. Leaders have high ambitions for the school and its students. They know the school well and know what they need to do to make sure that it continues to improve.”