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24 Haverstock Hill Chalk Farm London NW3 2BQ Telephone 020 7267 0975 Fax 020 7267 3807 email firstname.lastname@example.org Headteacher: John Dowd Deputy Heads: Gillian Cant, Caroline Davis & Darren Luckhurst
HAVERSTOCK SCHOOL - WHERE ARE WE NOW?
Dear Colleague, Thank you for your interest in Haverstock School. I have been Headteacher for 12 years and over that time we have transformed ourselves into the self-confident, successful and ambitious school that you will experience if you visit us. The application pack comprises our school brochure, job description, a summary of the School Improvement Plan priorities, a copy of our Leadership Team Structure, data about the school and a copy of our most recent Ofsted report. Haverstock is a large community co-educational comprehensive school in the London Borough of Camden with a roll of 1300, including 210 in the Sixth Form. Our community is intellectually and culturally rich and diverse. We have students across the entire ability range, from the most able who will get A* at GCSE and A Level and will go onto Russell Group universities, to those with complex needs, some of whom have a Statement of SEN. We occupy a prime site in Chalk Farm, close to Chalk Farm tube and the Roundhouse. Our building is nearly 10 years old and superlative in its design, construction and finishes and has extensive ICT, for example we have 700 pc’s and over 60 interactive whiteboards. Each curriculum area has two fully equipped ICT resource classrooms. The new building is making an enormous difference to our performance. The building has been identified as an exemplar of school design by the DfES. Haverstock is an improving school as evidenced by a number of criteria: Achievement - our attainment is rising quickly and students are making good progress. Last year’s GCSE exam results were 66% 5 A*-C and 48% 5 A*-C English and Maths. Our target for this year is to meet the range of...
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