Welcome to our Year 7 students

Welcome to our potential Year 7 students and families.

We are delighted to be oversubscribed for September 2024.

It is an exciting time to join Haileybury Turnford:

  • We were awarded with a Certificate of Excellence in 2024 for Secondary School of the Year – Making a Difference in the Pearson National Teaching Awards
  • We received HFL Education’s Wellbeing Quality Mark for the work with our students in 2024
  • We have a new building with 12 classrooms, 3 science laboratories, and a large library which opened in September 2021
  • We have been successful with our bid to the Department for Education for fully funded new state-of-the-art buildings to re-build our school
  • Exam results for our Year 11 students were the best ever in 2023
  • Our Principal, Mr Newman, was awarded a Silver Award for Headteacher of the Year in a Secondary School in the Pearson National Teaching Awards, and many other members of staff were also successfully nominated and recognised in the 2023 awards
  • One of our English teachers was awarded with a Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year and one of our Design & Technology teachers was awarded with a Highly Commended certificate for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School, in the Pearson National Teaching Awards in 2022
  • Our Safeguarding and Pastoral Team was awarded with a Certificate of Excellence in the Pearson National Teaching Awards in 2022 for the Unsung Heroes Award
  • We were nominated for Secondary School of the Year 2021 in the Pearson National Teaching Awards and one of our science teachers won a Silver Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year.
  • We also won an Outstanding Governor Award in the Hertfordshire Governance Awards in 2023.
  • We have been awarded two National School Attendance Awards for Autumn Term 2023/24 with our attendance being in the top 25% of Secondary Schools in England.

We look forward to working closely with students and families throughout Year 6 and Year 7 to support the successful transition to secondary school.


Documents:

June 2024 Transition Evening slides
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June 2024 Transition Information Evening letter
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March 2024 News from Year 7
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March 2024 Principal's Welcome letter
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March 2024 Chair of Governors' Welcome letter
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Year 6 Suggested Reading List
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