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Newbold Community School

Highfield Lane
Newbold
Chesterfield
Derbyshire
S41 8BA
Telephone: 01246 230550
Fax: 01246 557994
Website: http://www.newbold.derbyshire.sch.uk

About Us

Our Mission Statement - Our aim is to develop Newbold Community School as a centre of high achievement, recognised as such both within and outside of the community it serves; a school in which every student is valued as an individual and encouraged to find success in all areas of endeavour.
We seek to be a school that is "Open for Success"

This is a very exciting time to join a developing 11-18 Community School, situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

The following points give a flavour of our school:

Oversubscribed in Years 7-10 (currently 1074 on roll)
Improving GCSE exam results (currently 42% 5 A/C grades)
Popular sixth for (currently 150 students)
Brand new school being built for 2004/2005
Seeking Performing Arts Special school status
Achieved Career Mark
Seeking Investors in People recognition
Partnership with Sheffield University for Teacher Training
Induction Programme for all new staff

Newbold Community School opened in 1991 following the closure of two 11-16 schools. It operates on two sites which are just over half a mile apart. Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 are based at the Lower Site on Newbold Road and students in Years 10 and 11, together with Post-16 students, are accommodated in the Upper School on Highfield Lane. There is no timetabled movement of students between sites. Both sets of school buildings are reasonably well equipped, following major refurbishment when the school opened.

The broad aims of the school are to enable students to:-

acquire knowledge, skills and practical abilities, and the will to use them.

develop inquiring qualities of mind, body and spirit, feeling and imagination.

appreciate human achievements in the arts, the humanities, science, technology and literature and through this to acquire understanding of the social, economic and political order, and a reasoned set of attitudes, values and beliefs. This will help them to prepare for their future lives at home,work,leisure and within the wider community.

develop a sense of self-respect, the capacity to live as independent, self motivated adults and the ability to function as contributive members of co-operative groups.

So if you are energetic, enthusiastic and feel positive about working at Newbold we would love to hear from you.


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