ABOUT US

John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre is a fully comprehensive 11-18 school in the rural town of Ross-on-Wye.

To report any issues with this site please email webadmin@jkhs.org.uk.

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ADDRESS

Ledbury Road

Ross-on-Wye

Herefordshire

HR9 7ET

(For sat nav use HR9 7AJ)

Tel. (01989) 764358

Email: admin@jkhs.org.uk

© 2018 John Kyrle High School

HAPPY, HEALTHY, SUCCESSFUL

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NEWS AND EVENTS
2nd - 6th December
Week 1
Upcoming Events

5th December - Year 9 Parents' evening

11th-14th December - Year 8 Christmas Markets trip to Germany

12th December - Art Exhibition 5:30pm-7:30pm

13th December - Sixth Form Hampton Court Palace trip

13th December - Christmas Jumper day

16th December - Carol Concert 7-8pm St Mary's Church

18th December - Year 2 Christmas Party at JKHS

18th December - Sixth Form Christmas Dinner (evening)

20th December - End of term

6th January - TED day

7th January - All year groups in school (Week 2)

9th January - Year 11 Parents' evening and mock exam results

13th January - Year 12 & 13 formal exams - all week

23rd January - Year 7 Parents' evening

Sixth Form Open Evening 2019

Thank you to the hundreds of people who came to see us and made sixth form open evening such a success this week.

 

2019 A level results place JKHS sixth form in the top 5% nationally once again, with 60% of grades at A*-B

Applications for 2020 entry open on Monday 3rd December

Subject information and 2020 application form can be found here

CONGRATULATIONS to all our sixth-formers for your A level results 2019.

JKHS sixth form continues to be a beacon of excellence following our 2019 results.

Click here for details.

Autumn newsletter

The latest edition of Prospect, our school newsletter, can be viewed here.

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Royal visit!

See more photos and read about JKHS' involvement in the visit of HRH Prince Charles here

Pilot Inspection under new Ofsted framework (EIF)

 

In the spring term of 2019, the school agreed to become one of the pilot centres for an EIF section 5 pilot. Four inspectors, including one HMI, spent two days at the school conducting a full inspection. This involved looking at:

 

  • Quality of Education
    (There were ‘deep dives’ into four subjects)

  • Behaviour and Attitudes

  • Personal Development

  • Leadership and management

Read Mr Griffiths' letter to parents and carers following this successful pilot inspection here

Herefordshire LA recognises JKHS' fantastic A Level performance

Read the letter of congratulations from Chris Baird, Director for Children and Families for Herefordshire

GCSE success at JKHS

Well done to all our Year 11 students in the 2019 exams, we're proud of you all. 

 

Click here for details.

Celebration of Success at JKHS Sixth Form
JKHS sixth form, graded Outstanding by OFSTED, has been recognised as being in the top 5% of schools and colleges nationally.
Happy, Healthy and Successful indeed!
Well done to all our fantastic students, staff, parents, carers and trustees.
Read full details here and here
See also the letter of congratulations from Chris Baird, Director for Children and Families for Herefordshire.
Local Authority Safeguarding Review

Please read the Headteacher's letter following Herefordshire Local Authority's review of our safeguarding processes.

Excellent Exam Results for 2018

click here for further details.

Please also read the letter of congratulations from Herefordshire Children's Wellbeing Directorate.

WELCOME

We hope the information on this website will give you a flavour of our School, values & ethos. We are very proud of our achievements and facilities and believe we offer an exciting educational experience for all students from 11 to 18.

Opportunities for success abound at John Kyrle, not least through our extensive extra-curricular programme. We pride ourselves on our achievement culture and successes are always celebrated. We ask individual students to aim for their personal best in the classroom, music studio, drama theatre, on the sports field or wherever their talents emerge.

Our Vision

 

The School’s Student Council has condensed our aspiration for students as:

 

Happy, Healthy, Successful

 

  • We are a truly safe, inclusive and comprehensive school

  • We are committed to raising the achievement of students of all abilities

  • We focus upon the individual, tailoring a programme of study and pastoral support to enable students to leave us as confident, articulate and empowered young adults

  • We ensure students are well prepared to respect others and contribute to wider society and life in Britain today

  • We help our students to respect themselves, the school and the wider environment

  • Our students will experience a rich and broad curriculum

If you would like a (free) paper copy of any information on this website, or you would like to receive it in a more accessible format, e.g. braille, large print, etc please contact us at admin@jkhs.org.uk. 

Our procedure and guidelines for visitors and visiting speakers can be downloaded here.

CONTACT

Reception: Mrs Sarah Foster 

telephone 01989 764358   -  email admin@jkhs.org.uk

REPORTING STUDENT ABSENCE

To report student absence either ring the school absence number on 01989 760395 or email the school on studentabsence@jkhs.org.uk.

SCHOOL NEWSLETTER (PROSPECT)

The Summer 2019 edition of Prospect, the school's newsletter, can be found here.

Previous issues can be found below:

WELCOME FROM THE HEADTEACHER

I want our students to be happy, healthy, to make new friends and to succeed. It is my role as Headteacher to ensure this. As parents, you can be assured that we will care for your child and nurture individual talents.

GUIDANCE ON MENTAL HEALTH AND BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOLS 

 Letter from the Headteacher

(Nov 2018)