Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA

017683 71693

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Co-operative Academy

Welcome Message

Welcome to the Kirkby Stephen Grammar School website. As Headteacher, I’m delighted that you have taken the opportunity to visit our website and find out about our school. It’s a unique school, with a positive ethos and a happy and purposeful atmosphere. Our ambition is quite simply to help every child in our care to achieve success whatever his or her individual abilities and talents might be.

Our Vision:
  • Kirkby Stephen Grammar School is a learning community committed to success for all.
Our Academy Aims:
  • To promote lifelong learning
  • To promote an inclusive ethos in which everyone can develop and be successful
  • To encourage everyone to improve standards of academic progress
  • To develop self-discipline and positive social behaviour to enable students to become effective citizens in society
  • To provide a wide and exciting range of enrichment activities beyond the classroom
  • To provide high quality learning opportunities and higher standards through sharing specialist facilities and resources with partner schools and developing and disseminating good practice
  • To work with the Eden Valley Sports Partnership to develop high quality PE, School Games and competition
  • To provide high quality learning opportunities for members of the wider community
  • To develop partnerships with local businesses and providers.
  • To plan for all pupils to stay on in training, apprenticeships or education to the age of 18
  • To cater for the needs of Gifted and Talented pupils.
  • To work effectively with our partner schools for mutual support and benefits

I hope the website will give you some impression of how we try to make the aim and the vision a reality. Key policies, procedures, information and communications are available here. We also want to promote the many sporting, cultural and community aspects of our school through the website, so that you will find links to a range of groups in the area. I would actively encourage you to browse through these web pages and find out as much as you can about us. If you would like to know more, please contact me directly and I will be more than happy to answer your query.

Gary Hartley


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