Doncaster, United Kingdom
About Hungerhill School
Hungerhill School, a National Teaching School in Edenthorpe, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, is a mixed secondary school catering for children aged 11-16.
The school opened in 1976 as a mixed comprehensive with 800 pupils. Today, the school roll stands at around 1130, supported by 150 members of staff.
In September 2005, Hungerhill School gained specialist status in Science, Mathematics and Computing and in March 2012 it became an academy. The school has been involved in international linking since 2012, to date with Ghana, India and France but looking forward to extending this initiative to several other countries, including China and Sri Lanka.
Values and vision
The school is committed to fostering a caring community where students are self-disciplined and well behaved and feel that they care valued and belong. The values of co-operation, tolerance, and mutual respect are promoted to create a positive and safe teaching learning environment and the school prides itself on creating excellent relationships between students and teachers.
Hungerhill aims to develop independent, caring and well-qualified young people prepared for life and work beyond school. It focuses on methods of learning and teaching which meet individual needs, develop feelings of confidence and bring success in its various forms to all pupils.
A safe, welcoming place for students with high levels of need is provided by “The Zone”.
“Students make exceptional progress and reach standards in public examinations that are significantly higher than the national averages. As a result, they are exceptionally well prepared for the next stage in their education, training, and employment.”