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EXTRA Open Morning Tour


Prospective Year 6 students and their families

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Weekly Bulletin 12/10/18


Weekly Bulletin In addition to regular website updates, termly newsletter and frequent Twitter news, as from the beginning of this term we will produce a weekly School Bulletin to keep everyone updated on the events of the forthcoming week, reminders, school news and dates for the diary. The School Bulletin will be sent to parents via School Comms. The Bulletin will be published every Friday and, in addition to the School Comms message, it will also be uploaded on the school website.

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Year 11 Mock Exams


The Year 11 Mock Exams will begin on Monday 5th November until Friday 15th November

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Halloween Canteen Menu 31/10/2018


Halloween Canteen Menu 31/10/2018

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Prize Giving Evening 2018


Our prize-winning students, parents and staff were treated to an inspirational speech by Chairman of the British Olympic Association the Rt Hon Sir Hugh Robertson last week.

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We are a “GOOD” school. OFSTED report.


We are a “GOOD” school. OFSTED report (click here to see the report).



Students, parents, staff and governors can all take pride in last week’s announcement that Ofsted has judged The North School to be ‘good’ in every category, following an inspection at the end of September.

An “ethos of high ambition”, staff who are “committed to the vision of improving the achievement and well-being of every pupil” and “students who are proud of their school” were all praised by the inspectors, who also paid tribute to the school’s “highly active” governors.

This is an excellent result and I am delighted that the school is continuing to show such dramatic improvement

All the staff, and especially the students, should be congratulated for the overall outcome. We can all be very proud of our school.

The Ofsted report rated the school ‘good’ in each of five categories, including effectiveness of leadership and management, quality of teaching, learning and assessment and personal development, behaviour and welfare.

Inspectors said the rating, which is a significant improvement over the June 2015 assessment, reflected “high quality support” from the Swale Academies Trust as well as the fact that senior staff had “established an ethos of high ambition throughout the school”.

Inspectors commented on better attendance, the support of our governors, our broad and balanced curriculum and our wide range of extra-curricular opportunities. The report also noted that our sixth form students “achieve highly in both academic and vocational pathways”.

The journey of improvement at The North School has been recognised and confirmed, but we remain firmly committed to driving improvements so that our school continues to offer the very best for our students.


Well done everyone!


Mrs Lawrence

Head of School