Information for current parents

STUDENT ABSENCE LINE - if you child is absent from school, please TEXT 07860 095106

We know how important it is to our parents to know what is happening at school. Being able to find the information you need quickly and easily, as well as knowing how best to contact the school when you have a question or concern, is vital.


Below are links to the most frequently accessed information on our website:

Information for prospective parents

We are delighted you are considering our school for your child. Haygrove is an excellent secondary school where pupils make good progress and achieve outstanding examination results.


Below are links to some of the important information you need to make the right decision for your family:

If you need to get in touch or wish to make an appointment:


Phone 01278 455531 between 8 am - 4 pm or use our Contact Us enquiry form

Contact Form

If your enquiry is urgent, please telephone the School Reception during school hours to leave a message for a member of staff who will call you back within 2 school days. You can also telephone the school to make an appointment to meet with a Head of Year.
If you prefer, you can use this online form to contact your child's Head of Year - you will usually receive a response to your online enquiry within 3 school days. Please direct all general school enquiries that do not relate to a student at Haygrove School to the School Receptionist.
You can also email the school using this form.
If you are unsure to whom you should send your enquiry, please address it to Mrs C Canham, Headteacher at the School Office.
Our website includes lots of useful information about the school, so before you submit your enquiry it may be worthwhile checking that the answer to your question is not on one of the web pages already.

Student Absence Line: text - 07860 095106
Staff Absence:  email:
Access onto the school site
Please note that parents should not to drive onto the school site to drop off or collect children. If you do require access to the site during school hours, please seek permission from the Headteacher in advance.
We have limited parking available at the school if you are visiting.
Haygrove School is a small site and we do not wish to compromise the safety of those who work and study here. Your cooperation in this respect is much appreciated.
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Haygrove School is a popular 11-16 mixed school in the beautiful county of Somerset with a reputation for excellent academic results, good standards of behaviour and a caring and inclusive environment.


Why choose to work at Haygrove?

  1. Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2016, our outstanding GCSE results are amongst the best in the county with 69% achieving five A* to C GCSEs, including English and Maths. 
  2. These are exciting times for Haygrove School. We are now entering an exciting phase in the school’s history, as we have now had confirmation of a new build, which will have significant impact on the quality of our accommodation and the learning environment. 
  3. As a Multi Academy Trust we are well positioned to recruit and develop high quality teachers who aspire to be expert practitioners working across a Trust and potentially taking on leadership responsibilities. 
  4. We work closely with several Higher Education establishments in the South West and local teaching alliances in order to ensure top quality training opportunities and accredited courses, in addition to our annual in-house programme of personalised training.
  5. We have an open-culture and treat others with respect and fairness. We work together to meet the common need, share ideas, collaborate effectively for the benefit of the school and build relationships with colleagues and the community. We expect you to be committed to quality in everything you do.
  6. We are committed to on-going 'in-house' investment to meet the professional needs of all our staff. Our programmes of Induction and Continuous Professional Development reflect our determination to demonstrate at all times the highest quality of care and professionalism in all aspects of our work.
  7. We welcome diversity amongst our staff and seek to ensure that all candidates for employment are treated fairly. We are an employer that is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity.

For vacancies with other Quantock Education TrustTrust schools, please visit the Quantock Education Trust Vacancies page.

Haygrove School Privacy Notice for Job Applicants


Working at Haygrove offers:

  • A personalised professional development programme.
  • An inspirational staff team who willingly support each other.
  • A caring ethos that inspires success for all.
  • Well motivated and enthusiastic learners.
  • A wide range of extra-curricular activities.
  • A full programme of induction and support for new staff.
  • A culture of high expectation and professional standards.

Haygrove School is an equal opportunities employer. Haygrove School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

If you have any questions about any of the vacancies advertised below, or would like to speak to someone about working at Haygrove School please contact:

Mrs Julie North, H.R. Manager on 01278 455531 or

Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to close a vacancy early should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Current Vacancies



We are seeking a SENDCO who can lead our dedicated Learning Support Department to deliver high quality support for our students.

Deadline for applications: noon on 12 February 2020

Interview Date: 25 February 2020

Job Advert

Information for Applicants

Application form - Teaching Staff


Teacher of English (Full-time, Permanent) wef September 2020

Qualified Teachers' Pay Scale

NQTs are welcome to apply as well as experienced staff.

Deadline for applications: noon on 13 February 2020

Interview Date: 28 February 2020

We are seeking to appoint a passionate, dynamic teacher of English to join our successful English department from September 2020. 

Job Advert

Information for Applicants

Application form - Teaching Staff


Teacher of Maths (Full-time, Permanent) wef September 2020

Qualified Teachers' Pay Scale

NQTs are welcome to apply as well as experienced staff.

Deadline for applications: noon on 30 January 2020

Interview Date: 7 February 2020

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational teacher of Maths to join our Maths department from September 2020.

Job Advert

Information for Applicants

Application form - Teaching Staff



Hours:  3.30pm-7pm Monday to Friday (3.5hr per day/17.5hr per week), 38 working weeks plus additional hours during school closures.

Salary:  £9.00ph (Grade 17 Point 1)

We are seeking a highly efficient Cleaner to join our supportive Site Team to ensure the designated areas are cleaned as directed by the School and Health and Safety Requirements. 


Job Description

Application form - Support Staff


Cover Supervisor

Hours: 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term time plus 5 additional days

Salary:  Between £13,194 to £14,568 

We are seeking an enthusiastic Cover Supervisor to work with classes across the curriculum during the short term absence of teaching staff.  

This post is ideally suited if you are an aspiring teacher looking to gain valuable experience in a successful secondary school.  Training and Induction will be provided.


Information for Applicants

Application form - Support Staff


Parent Governor

The Board of Governors for Haygrove School currently has a vacancy for a Parent Governor. 

Letter to Parents explaining the role

Information Pack

Nomination Form


Examination Invigilator/Reader and Scribe

Required for 2020 Exams. No closing date, we are accepting applications throughout the year.

Salary: £9.20 per hour (including holiday supplement)

Hours: Variable

Information for Applicants

Application Form - Support Staff




Quantock Education Trust Vacancies

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