Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
About Yavneh College
Yavneh College is located adjacent to the Elstree Film and Television Studios in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire. The town of Borehamwood lies within Green Belt countryside on the outskirts of north London. Borehamwood and Elstree Station, 10 minutes’ walk from the school, provides a fast and frequent train service south to Central London and north to St Albans and Luton. The main bus station for Borehamwood is a three-minute walk from the school and provides services to the local Hertfordshire towns and north London suburbs.
Yavneh College is an 11-18 co-educational comprehensive with Business & Enterprise status. The school was granted Academy status in July 2011.
The school opened in September 2006 with its first intake of Year 7 pupils and has added one cohort each year.
Yavneh College has been constructed as a £30m campus for 1,000 pupils. We have state-of-the-art facilities and equipment throughout the site. The school has enjoyed a reputation for excellence from its inception.
Our Ofsted inspection in March 2011 graded Yavneh College as ‘Outstanding’ finding that:
- ‘Students receive excellent teaching and support resulting in outstanding achievement and high attainment’
- ‘Lessons are frequently inspirational and enthusiastically received’
- ‘Students’ behaviour is outstanding and they express their love of the school for providing them with so many memorable experiences and chances of success.’
- 'Those students with special educational needs make outstanding progress’
- ‘Those students who are gifted and talented are further challenged through stretching activities in lessons and through the extensive enrichment curriculum.’
- ‘Care, guidance and support are outstanding’
- ‘The curriculum is exceptionally well matched to students’ needs.’
- ‘Leadership and management are outstanding’ and ‘the Headteacher and her senior team have empowered all members of staff’
- ‘The school is an exciting place to teach’
Both reports are available on our website www.yavnehcollege.org