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    Congratulations to the Year 10 students who completed their Bronze Expedition this week!

    18th Jul 2014

    Fashion Show

    Animal Ark Aid's Fashion Show was a huge success!

    18th Jul 2014

    On the Farm!

    Our intrepid learners in Reception headed off to St Leonard's Farm for a day of adventure and fun, leaving them so tired they fell asleep on the bus back to school!

    17th Jul 2014

    A Sporting end to the year for our Staff

    Our teaching and associate staff show off their sporting prowess and skill!

    17th Jul 2014

    Investors in People Gold Award

    We are delighted to announce we have achieved the status of Investors in People Gold - one of only 7% of companies in the country!

    17th Jul 2014

    Roundhay Musicians Tour Across Belgium

    Our superbly talented Key Stage 3 & 4 musicians headed to Belgium for several days of music, food, fun and laughter!

    17th Jul 2014

    The Jungle Book

    Produced in just 3 days, the Key Stage 3 musical 'Jungle Book' was a swinging success!

    17th Jul 2014

    Year 8 Careers Morning

    This excellent networking event gave our Year 8 students the opportunity to consider their career options for the future.

    17th Jul 2014

    Newsletter July Edition

    As the year draws to a close, our newsletter celebrates the last few big events of the term and looks forward to our return in September.

    17th Jul 2014

    An Exclusive Yellow Jersey for Charity

    To celebrate the Tour de France, Leeds Rhinos gave us a one of a kind signed yellow jersey to give away...

    16th Jul 2014

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Welcome to Roundhay School

We are delighted that, as one of first all-through schools educating pupils from 4 to 18, we were judged in November 2013 to be OUTSTANDING in all categories when visited by Ofsted. The inspection team, including two of Her Majesty’s inspectors stated that: Roundhay School is all about its students,' where ' students make rapid progress and academic standards are high,’ and  ‘staff ensure that each one, regardless of background or ability, is given every opportunity to shine.’

To read the full report, click here.  

The OUTSTANDING judgement is a wonderful outcome reflecting the hard work day-in and day-out by ALL associate and teaching staff, with the support and healthy challenge of governors and parents. As one student reported, unprompted, to an inspector:

‘It is cool to want to learn at  Roundhay.

Whilst we never claim to get it right all the time, we are absolutely committed to trying to ensure all pupils are safe, happy and successful. The inspectors highlighted that ‘  the  core values of courtesy, cooperation and commitment permeate every aspect of the school … behaviour  for learning is outstanding  across the entire school.' These judgments underlined our belief in giving every child the opportunity to be the ‘ best they can be’ in all that they do.

Certainly we have much planned in and outside the classroom for this final half term of the academic year. We will, of course, be providing support for our Year 11, 12 and 13 students who are completing their GCSE and A Level Examinations. Alongside this we have exciting Year 7 Project Days, which include a trip to Eden Camp and our annual Key Stage 3 trip to Lightwater Valley as well as the commencement of two week work experience for our Year 10 students. Our annual Roundhay Radio week will lead into the celebration of the Tour de France on Sunday 22nd June and our Key Stage 3 students will work together to complete the Roundhay Marathon, to name but a few of the extra-curricular activities that will keep us busy. 

As always, ‘there is no room for complacency anywhere in the school‘;as Ofsted commented, the governors, staff and leaders of the school are  ‘ unrelenting in their pursuit of excellence.’

Thank you for your continued support as it really does make all the difference.

Best wishes  

Neil Clephan (Headteacher)

Important Notice

Return to School September 2014 and School Holiday Dates 2014/15 now available - see NEWS