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Beating the January blues

January is a month often associated with the blues – in fact Monday 16 January is called Blue Monday. We thought it would be interesting to look into why this is and offer some tips to counteract any blue feelings that might pop up this month. Why is January so blue? Many people feel a […]

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Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year

From all the Staff and Students at The Wensleydale School- a Very Happy Christmas and Peaceful New Year.   Term starts again for students on WEDNESDAY 4 JANUARY 2023.    

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Surviving Christmas

December can be a challenging month for people at the best of times. During the pandemic we were prevented from seeing our loved ones, which caused added stress, and now we have a cost-of-living crisis to contend with. With this in mind, we thought we would put together a list of information, organisations and links […]

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The Wensleydale School and Sixth Form is here for one reason: to help all of our students realise their dreams.

To do this, we make sure that our young people feel part of our safe and caring community and challenge them to grasp every opportunity that their education offers. They can then leave us with the strongest possible set of exam results, outstanding inter-personal skills and a real understanding about where their passions and talents lie.

These are the qualities and traits that we think are critical to a good education. They open doors for young people, and the more doors that they have open - the more choices that they have.

At Wensleydale there are tangible outcomes to show that we are setting our standards high. Ofsted has praised the work that we do. Our exam results are on a very positive trajectory and exceed the national average, and we regularly compete and excel against schools much bigger than ourselves.

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