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End of year newsletter now published!

At the end of an extraordinary year, we would like to celebrate with you the range of enrichment activities that have nevertheless taken place. None of these could have happened without the ingenuity, commitment, creativity and sheer dedication of our staff who have gone above and beyond in so many ways. We thank them all […]

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Open events

Owing to the current pandemic, we do not yet know whether our open events in 2021 will be live or virtual. Open Evening is planned for Thursday 23 September 2021, 6 – 8.15pm. Open Day is planned for Tuesday 28 September 2021, 9.15am – 12pm. If restrictions mean live events cannot go ahead, we will […]

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Ofsted – ‘This is a school where pupils and staff thrive’

This is what our Ofsted inspector said following the recent inspection of the school (4-5 February 2020). Under the current arrangements for the inspection of schools, the only possible outcome of the inspection was that school remains good, because this was a ‘light touch’ inspection.  However the inspectors concluded: There is enough evidence of improved performance to […]

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Gillotts is great for your career!

On Tuesday 14 January, Sarah McHugh (Assistant Headteacher) and Brian George (Science teacher) set out our stall at the Secondary NQT Futures Fair, at the Oxford University Department for Education.  The event supports all those training to teach in Oxfordshire this year to speak to the county’s secondary schools and explore options for employment.  If working […]

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GCSE progress better than ever!

We are delighted to have another set of outstanding results, and indeed to have hit new heights. In the Department for Education’s performance tables published last week, we were confirmed as amongst the 15% of best performing schools in England, based on the progress that our students make. The progress score of 0.58 puts us […]

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CCTV consultation – outcome

88.9% of respondents are broadly in favour of the introduction of 24 hour CCTV recording at Gillotts to all external areas and to those areas having limited supervision. Governors approved the introduction at their main meeting on 2 July. For full details see – CCTV consultation June 19

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