Goffs is a comprehensive, mixed 11-18 school with approximately 1300 students on roll. It is situated in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. The school is a happy and caring community, staffed by a team of highly committed teachers and support staff, working in partnership with governors and parents to provide the best possible education for its students. In 2012, the school was referenced by prime minister David Cameron for its rapidly improving results and has since received awards from Nick Clegg, the then deputy prime minister, for its work with pupil premium students. The school website (www.goffs.herts.sch.uk) will give you a flavour of our school and community. If you are considering one of Goffs’ School Direct positions, you are also warmly encouraged to visit and to see first-hand what makes us such a popular and successful school.
Goffs Oak Primary
Goffs Oak Primary School is a one form entry with a part-time nursery. The school has large grounds and borders open farmland. It was built in 1958. It has 8 large, well resourced classrooms each with their own cloakroom, quiet area, networked computer and interactive whiteboard. It also has a technology area and an ICT suite/library. The spacious assembly hall is equipped for P.E. lessons and houses a wide range of musical instruments. The school’s staff are committed, the children are friendly and the parents and PTA are extremely supportive. For more about Goffs Oak, visit their website at http://www.goffsoakprimary.sch.uk.
Cheshunt School is a mixed Foundation school for students aged 11 to 18 years at Cheshunt in Hertfordshire. Students of all abilities attend the School. Since 2003, the school has been designated a Specialist Technology College. Cheshunt School is a vibrant learning community where students are cared for, receive a high quality education and have every opportunity to be successful. The school encourages high standards in terms of hard work, academic success and self-discipline. There is an expectation on every student to make a contribution to the life and community of the school. The school also has high expectations of our parents through your support for the school and students education. As a community school, Cheshunt is ambitious and forward-looking; it seeks to be the very best by providing innovative teaching and learning, a curriculum relevant to a changing world and excellent facilities. Please see their website: http://www.cheshunt.herts.sch.uk.
Sheredes School is a secondary school for 11 to 18 year olds in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England. It is situated on an extensive site in a residential area of Hoddesdon, surrounded by mature woodland. The school has wide-ranging facilities including two halls, a swimming pool, a gymnasium, multiple ICT suites, a specialist ICT music room, and completely refurbished science and food technology facilities. Outside, there is a large playing field and the school has its own woodland area and pond. In 2012 a recording studio was opened, providing first-rate recording facilities for students and the community. The school’s ultimate vision within the next five years is to be outstanding in every area; providing the best education and that all of its students get a great start to life. The school believes that every child can succeed in life if challenged and inspired appropriately. For more information about Sheredes, visit http://www.sheredes.herts.sch.uk.
The John Warner School
The John Warner School is a secondary school with academy status for 11-19 year olds in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire. The school has many facilities, including its sport centre which opened in 2001, (consisting of a swimming pool, several astro-turf pitches, sports hall and many other facilities), which is available for use by all students of the school, and also a newly built science block which was added in 2005. Importantly, the school has earned a reputation over many years for respecting the value, worth and dignity of all its students. It strives to provide a high standard of education in which all pupils can achieve their full potential. In recent years the school has become recognised for academic excellence and pioneering work in teaching and learning. Visit the school website at http://www.johnwarner.herts.sch.uk.
Tring School is a secondary school with academy status, with approximately 1,500 pupils aged between 11 and 18. It is located on Mortimer Hill on the east side of the town of Tring, West Hertfordshire. Tring School includes highly successful a sixth form with approximately 300 students. The school believes that every child can succeed in life if challenged and inspired appropriately. It has a strong and appropriate academic curriculum supported by outstanding extra-curricular provision, which helps its students develop as individuals with the necessary skills to be successful in adult life. The school summarises this ethos into successful learners (wisdom), confident individuals (hope) and responsible citizens (comprehensive community). Find out more at http://www.tring.herts.sch.uk.