North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
About Scalby School
Scarborough is a beautiful coastal town on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. It provides excellent trails for coastal walking and mountain biking and many of our students take advantage of the location, enjoying Duke of Edinburgh Award and other outdoor pursuits.
EDUCATION IN SCARBOROUGH
Scalby School is a thriving, oversubscribed 11-16 mixed comprehensive school with 1020 on roll, serving the north of Scarborough and surrounding villages. It is situated in an attractive residential area about 2.5 miles from the town centre. There are 4 secondary schools which serve the Scarborough area, a centralised Sixth Form College and the larger Yorkshire Coast College which caters for those with vocational aspirations.
Scalby’s motto in “being the best we can be”. It is underpinned by four core values:
1. The school is a learning community.
2. We are ambitious for all our students.
3. Education is more than achieving examinations.
4. Leadership is important at all levels.
Scalby is a calm, purposeful learning environment with a real sense of community. This is exemplified by our commitment to fund-raising for local charities and our strong reputation for sports and performing arts. This includes the school performing at the nationally acclaimed Stephen Joseph Theatre.
Academic results have been consistently good since 2009 with results above the national average. The successful candidate will join a school with an enthusiastic, talented and committed staff and a highly effective leadership team rated “outstanding” by Ofsted.
“The school’s innovative and extensive curriculum is offered across all year groups and includes provision for students of all abilities.”- OFSTED Report, March 2010
“Students have good attitudes to learning and in discussion indicate that they enjoy coming to school. Their punctuality and above average attendance is testament to this.”- OFSTED Report, March 2010
“Students have positive attitudes to learning and to their school.”- OFSTED Report, March 2010