Shenfield High School

Essex, United Kingdom

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

About Shenfield High School

Shenfield High School is a co-educational, non-denominational 11-18 secondary school located in Brentwood, Essex. At its most recent inspection there were 1,145 students aged 11-18 on the school roll, 350 of whom studied in the sixth form. The area of Shenfield has a population of 5,500 and is serviced by a station on the Liverpool Street Line, which will be the final stop on the Crossrail Elizabeth Line. 

Shenfield High School was opened in 1962 and converted to academy status in 2012. 

The school is underpinned by its philosophy of "Learning for Life" and promotes Learning, Respoect, Responsibility, Security, community & Success as its key values.


Carole Herman

Values and vision

Shenfield High School has a deep-rooted tradition of providing a rounded educational experience for students, supported by a strong set of values. The secondary school emphasises high aspirations, mutual respect and learning as a lifelong journey.

Shenfield High School is an open and welcoming environment, with buildings set in more than 20 acres of playing fields next to open farmland. The well-equipped classrooms and specialist areas ensure that students have pleasant, spacious accommodation for working, studying and leisure, with the convenience of all facilities being on site.

Ofsted report

“There is a real sense of 'Team Shnners' among all staff, who have tremendous pride in their school....the staff are overwhelmingy positive about the future"

View Shenfield High School’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: Alexander Lane, Shenfield, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8RY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1277 219131
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