Holmer Green Senior School

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

Location: Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Holmer Green Senior School

Holmer Green Senior School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, 11-18 academy with sixth form, situated near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. The school, which became an academy in 2012, has 900 students on the school roll, 100 of whom are enrolled in 16-19 study programmes. 

Holmer Green Senior School expects every student to lead and take responsibility for daily life and well-being in their school.


Ed Hillyard

Values and vision

Holmer Green Senior School aims to offer a dynamic learning experience, matching outstanding care and support for every child with the very highest levels of challenge and expectations of success. The school wants to establish excellent working relationships between staff and students with a relentless focus on empowering every child to achieve. Holmer Green also aims to provide an ambitious and dynamic school experience for every child, with a commitment to helping him or her become successful, confident and caring. It aims to best prepare its young people for the next stage in life. 

Our mission at HGSS is:

“To develop confident, young people, irrespective or background, who strive to be the best they can academically, personally and as citizens, ensuring that they are well prepared for a fast-paced, changing world”

We have a simple motto:  Word hard, be kind.

We have four values that underpin everything we do as a community school:

Work hard

Be kind



Our current staff sing our praises always.  See what they particularly like below:

  • Staff are trusted to use their professional judgement in planning, delivering and assessing lessons. There are high expectations of the conduct of students and staff. It is a supportive school with staff who are willing to help each other.
  • The students at HGSS are committed to getting a good education. They work hard and want to do well. They are a pleasure to teach.
  • I get up in the morning and look forward to coming to work. No two days are the same but every day is a pleasurable challenge. I think the new Headteacher has amazing qualities and it is obvious that he cares about his staff and his students.
  • In comparison to other schools I have worked at, the “team” is so supportive, welcoming and friendly – it makes such a difference. The Headteacher and all SLT members are approachable and treat me as valuable member of their team.

View Holmer Green Senior School’s latest Ofsted report 

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Address: Parish Piece, Holmer Green, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP15 6SP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 712219