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0% NEET

Batley Girls’ High School is very proud to announce that we to have achieved 0% NEET this year. This means that there are no students who are ‘Not in Education, Employment or Training’ and demonstrates the post-16 and pathways support provided by the school, which prepares our students for their future options, whether that be further or higher education, apprenticeships, work or training. Our Careers Team strongly believe that partnership work is central to unlocking the potential of all students. We also provide mentoring and advice, to support our students as well as offering a Progression module, which prepares students for making applications to universities and jobs. “Every tutor went beyond my expectations with the principal aim of ensuring I was able to pursue a successful career and positive future.” Fatima Laher, Alumna David Cooper and Julie Haigh Co-Heads affirm, “We are committed to lifelong learning and developing well-rounded individuals…


LPPA Assessment Visit: Thursday 5 December

The Learning Parent Partnership Award provides a coherent framework to deliver effective parental engagement in school. This award will support the work more closely and more effectively with our parents.


Parents’ Forum meeting, Tuesday 3 December

The next meeting of Parents’ Forum will take place on Tuesday 3 December, 1000 – 1130. For more information on Parents’ Forum, past meetings and contact details, see the Parents’ Forum page.


GCSE Results 2019

Batley Girls’ High School is, yet again, celebrating a continuing upward trend, building year-on-year, with excellent GCSE results. Following the exceptional A Level outcomes last week, these superb GCSE results are a credit to the students, families and staff. Co-Heads David Cooper and Julie Haigh said:“We are delighted with results this year. Students have risen to the challenge and exceeded all expectations, particularly in relation to their Key Stage 2 starting points.” “We are particularly proud of the Maths and English ‘Standard Basics’ score of 76.3 % (scoring grade 4-9 in both Maths and English), and the ‘Strong Basics’ score of 57% (scoring grade 5-9 in both Maths and English) . 100% of students studying Physics, Biology, and Chemistry scored 4-9 grades, with an average grade of 7 (equivalent of grade A). These scores are a further improvement on our best results ever in 2018.“ “E-Baccalaureate and Humanities subjects scored…


A Level Results 2019

Batley Girls’ High School is delighted to announce excellent A-level results for 2019, which places the school in the top 25% nationally for A level subjects. The school’s best ever results were achieved in Applied Science, Biology, Health and Social Care, Sport and Urdu. Outstanding progress was also achieved in English Language, Photography and Psychology. In Biology 75% of students achieved A*-B grades and 88% achieved A*-C grades, in Sport 100% of students achieved an average grade of Distinction* and all Urdu students achieved an A* or A grade. David Cooper and Julie Haigh, Co-Heads at Batley Girls’ High School, commented: “These results are testament to the hard work of our students, staff and the support of our families. We are so proud of our students and wish our 2019 Leavers every success as they progress to exciting new opportunities.” Other outstanding results were attained in Fine Art (90% A*-C)…



Parents’ Forum Year 7 Transition

All parents and carers are warmly invited to join our Y7 Transition Parents’ Forum group on Tuesday 25 June, 11.30am – 1pm.


Exam timetable and booster sessions

Updated 10/05/2019! We’ve updated our exam timetable. You can see the full list on this page: https://www.batleygirls.co.uk/exam-dates/, and also subscribe to it. See and download a copy of the GCSE only exam and booster session timetable here: https://www.batleygirls.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Year11GCSEExamsandBooster2019.pdf


Thriving Kirklees

Thriving Kirklees has recently launched a new way for young people and their parents/guardians to get advice and support about health related issues direct from their mobile phones. ChatHealth is an award-winning text messaging service which will now be available for Kirklees’ young people aged 11 – 19 years. They can receive advice from Thriving Kirklees nurses on subjects including health and wellbeing, healthy eating and any general health concerns. The number is 07520 618866 and it is available Monday to Friday from 8am to 8pm. In addition, parents/guardians can contact the service too for confidential advice and help on health and wellbeing issues relating to their children. The text number for parents to contact Thriving Kirklees nurses is: 07520 618867 – text messages are charged at standard message rates. Thriving Kirklees is a partnership of local health and wellbeing providers all working together to support children, young people and their families to…


Parent Governor Appointment

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Fozia Riaz as Parent Governor. As a parent of one of our students and a former student herself, Mrs Riaz is a great addition to our Local Governing Body and we look forward to her contribution over the coming years.