NEXT STEPS Sixth Form Ages 16-18

Why High School?

One of the key strengths at Gateways, is our average class size of between 14-18 pupils. The benefits of small class sizes are huge; each pupil is given the attention they deserve and the effectiveness of teaching is dramatically enhanced. This is evidenced by our Value Added data which regularly places Gateways in the top ten of all schools nationally! In 2020, Gateways was the top ranked school in the UK for Value Added in Science, Maths, Computer Science, Latin and PE (GCSE). 70% of our GCSE's in 2020 were awarded at grades 9-7, with 100% pass rate!

How To Apply

Staff

Any pupil issues should be referred to the pupil’s current Form Tutor/Class Teacher in the first instance, who will pass the information onto all relevant parties.

For a list of current form tutors, please click here

Other Enquiries

If you have a general enquiry, or are unsure who to contact please email info@gatewaysschool.co.uk

For enquiries relating to admissions please email admissions@gatewaysschool.co.uk

For enquiries which are financial in nature please email finance@gatewaysschool.co.uk

A Day in the life of ...

Taliya in High School

8:45am

This morning was our class assembly. We decided to focus on friendship as this means a lot to us in the class. We spoke about the qualities that we find in a good friend such as someone who is always there for you. We all wrote the assembly together

9:00am

History is my first lesson of the day. It is one of my favourite subjects because Mr Crosby explains it in a way that is fun and easy to understand. At the moment we are studying the Peasant's Revolt against the king after the Black Death. We watched cartoons to help us understand.

11:00am

After lessons we rush to the dining room for some snacks - sometimes there are slices of pizza which are my favourite! Today we sit outside and have a chat before the next lesson because the sun is out.

11:15am

In Spanish today we are in the language lab. We can call each other across the room to practise our conversations. I also like learning by testing myself on the iPad.

12.45pm

Today is fish and chip day which is everyone's favourite day! I need to eat a good lunch because I have rounders club straight after. Mrs Braithwaite teaches it and it's really fun - we get to try lots of different techniques and then practice them in a game. We also get to mix with other year groups.

2:00pm

This afternoon I have PE which is my favourite subject. Recently we have been doing athletics. I have been really enjoying the sprinting. Today we learnt how to improve our sprinting techniques by using sprint starts. After this I get changed for my final lesson before home time at 4pm.

What's happening in...High School

LATEST NEWS

15th July 2021

High School fundraise for...

On the last day of term, our High School pupils and staff took part in a walking challenge around the Harewood estate completing a 5-mile walking challenge to raise money for local...

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Cherryvine – Summer 21...

Our termly round up Cherryvine is here;  in this issue we focus on the Art offering at Gateways, take a look at the trips and events during the summer term and introduce...

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23rd March 2021

Gateways launches scholarships for...

To say thank you to Key Workers, we are offering a limited number of Foundation Scholarships to children of Key Workers. Following our successful Sixth Form Scholarship offer in 2020, we are...

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