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I am extremely proud to be Headteacher of Somervale School, particularly as it has improved so much over recent years and was awarded a ‘good’ judgement by Ofsted in January 2013 in recognition of this outstanding progress. Examination results have hit record levels and the school was rightly recognised by Nick Gibb, the Schools Minister, as one of the best 100 schools in the country for progress. Recent outcomes achieved at Somervale place the school well above the national average for pupil attainment and achievement in Mathematics. The school’s excellence in Arts education has also been recognised with the award of the prestigious Arts Mark Gold standard. Somervale is one of the best schools in Bath and North East Somerset and its strong partnership with Norton Hill gives youngsters at Somervale exceptional opportunities. The school’s attendance and behaviour has been held up as an example for other schools in the South West to follow as has the exceptional care, support and guidance students receive, which was judged as ‘outstanding’ in a recent external review in March 2014.
Inspirational
Education


● We aim to raise academic achievement and career ambition for all students

We offer a broad and rich curriculum drawing on the expertise and resources of both partnership schools to meet the aspirations and needs of all students

We promote inspired learning and inspirational teaching

We offer qualifications that universities and employers expect and value so that our students can progress to the best jobs and universities
A Strong Ethos

We will develop the personal and social qualities needed to get on

We emphasise traditional values of courtesy and good manners

We are people centred and ambitious and promote teamwork, communication and leadership

We promote contributing to the community and engaging with the wider world
 

Mr Alun Williams
Headteacher
The Headteacher has the strength and determination to further improve the school and the federation.”
Ofsted (2013)
“The Headteacher provides outstanding leadership. He has established high standards and is uncompromising in his drive to improve all aspects of the school’s work.”
Ofsted (2013)

 
  NEW Somervale Prospectus 

NEW Somervale School Prospectus for entry in 2015 (5MB)
For a printed version, please contact the school on 01761 414276 and request a prospectus.
  School Notices 
Exam Result Days For 2014:

AS/A Level Results - Thursday 14th August 2014 at Norton Hill School
A Level Results issued between 9.00 and 10:30. AS Level Results issued between 11.00 and 12:30

6th Form students who studied GCSE Maths and English Retake Exam Results will need to collect their results on GCSE Results Day from Norton Hill School between 9:00 and 11:00.


GCSE Exam Results - Thursday 21st August 2014 at Somervale School
Results can be collected from UG1 from 9:00 - 11:00



Special Educational Needs (SEN) is being reformed. If you think this might effect you, please click here for further details.



Information for September 2014:

Monday 1st September:
INSET Day (Closed to students)

Tuesday 2nd September:
Year 7 and Year 12 in school

Wednesday 3rd September:
ALL years in school
  
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School Calendar

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  Letters Home 
Please click here to access letters sent home to Parents and Carers.
Note: Past letters will be systematically deleted once out of date.

  Event Information 
Somervale School Open Evening

Wednesday 17th September 2014

Guided Tours start at 6.00pm
Headteacher’s address in the Hall at 7.30pm
 
Somervale School,
Redfield Road,
Midsomer Norton
BA3 2JD

Tel: 01761 414276
Fax: 01761 410613
 
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