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Tips for tackling homework

Homework is an important part of the learning process as it means we’re practicing new techniques and revising information, helping us to commit these to memory. However, we know that it’s not always super easy to get it done straight away or without a little bit of procrastination, so we wanted to share our tips […]

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Virtual Year 11 Parents Evening Thursday Sep 30th from 4-7pm

Year 11 parents evening is a virtual on-line meeting with subject teachers from 4-7pm. More information can be found here together with instructions and video guides. You can start making appointments from 12 noon today up until 12 noon next Thursday. See the website Any issues please let me know. Click here to logon […]

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Autumn Solstice

Last week we shared an apple pie recipe to celebrate being so close to autumn. Well, we’re now not close to autumn – it officially is autumn!  Today, the 22nd of September is the autumn solstice, so we thought we’d share some fun facts about the day. The autumn solstice, like the beginning of all […]

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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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