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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20 May 2019
Students from across the school represented Haygrove at the recent Track and Field Cup event held at Millfield School. The students performed brilliantly and were praised by the organisers and staff from other organisations for their excellent behaviour... Read more >>
20 May 2019
Two groups of students completed their Silver Duke of Edinburgh expedition earlier this month. The 3 day trek took them through some truely amazing scenery across the south west from Combe Martin, the beautiful valley of Watersmeet and the rolling hills... Read more >>
8 May 2019
Remember Storm Hannah? Well, her powerful winds and torrential downpours didn’t stop our Bronze Duke of Edinburgh students from completing their practice walk and overnight camp! Whilst the students and staff didn’t quite fancy walking on Exmoor... Read more >>
8 May 2019
We celebrated the contribution students have made to school sport over the past year at their recent annual Sports Assembly. The girls and boys who have been involved in the many sporting achievements of the year were invited to attend the special assembly... Read more >>
7 May 2019
Last week, the whole school, staff and students, gathered on the school field for the Whole School photo. It was a chilly and windy day, but our students behaved brilliantly whilst everyone was guided into position on the tiered staging. What a fantastic... Read more >>
30 Apr 2019
The Year 11 Netball team smashed the staff team in this year's Staff vs Stduents netball match! After high-speed, high-energy game the girls walked away with a 22 - 9 win! The staff fought hard, but were unable to match the girls scoring prowess. Well... Read more >>
29 Apr 2019
We had a fantastic day at the Somerset County Netball Finals earlier this month. With representation in every year group (and being the only Somerset school to achieve this), nearly 50 Haygrove girls travelled to Millfield School for the final games... Read more >>
29 Apr 2019
This year's Year 8 Public Speaking contest took place at the start of April and all the students who took part did brilliantly, speaking clearly and knowledgably about their chosen topics in front of their year group, tutors and the English teaching... Read more >>
28 Mar 2019
Some of our budding artists, actors and designers enjoyed a fabulous visit to Disneyland Paris earlier this month. As well as enjoying and being inspired by the all the sets, costumes and performances the theme park has to offer, the group also took... Read more >>
28 Mar 2019
Last night the volume was turned up, the lights were turned down and our young performers were waiting nervously in the wings ready to take to the stage for the annual School of Rock battle of the bands contest. Fourteen bands featuring students from... Read more >>
27 Mar 2019
Our young female footballers were proud to bring home both a winners and a runners-up trophy from this year’s Sedgemoor District Schools Football competition. After competing in the age category above their year group, the Year 8 girls raised the U14... Read more >>
26 Mar 2019
Our Year 8 students had a fantastic experience exploring the Battlefields of WWI when they visited Northern France and Belgium recently. Staying just outside of Ypres, the group had a tour of the battlefields around this area and enjoyed an ‘Into the... Read more >>
26 Mar 2019
This week saw the return visit by Spaxton School pupils to Haygrove to complete their music project. Over 70 of the primary school’s students made their way to the John Hoare Music Centre where their musical talents and their voices were recorded with... Read more >>
21 Mar 2019
It was lovely to chat to Elise Boutrois this week when she came into school to work with our students during their French lessons. Elise hails from Normandy where she works as a guide at Château de Falaise which is on the site where William the Conqueror... Read more >>
21 Mar 2019
Our super-talented Year 11 Rugby squad wanted to find a special way of thanking their coach, Mr Elliott, for the commitment he has shown them over the past five years. So what did they do? They penned their own lyrics to Christine Aguilera's Beautiful... Read more >>
14 Mar 2019
Eight Bronze Award teams, two Silver Award teams, 14 members of staff and one dog completed the 12-mile training walk to prepare for the 'real thing' that will take place later this year. All the students walked with their rucksacks full so they could... Read more >>
14 Mar 2019
Our annual trip to Liddington Hall for the PGL Netball weekend was a great success with the U16s returning with Silver medals and the U15s returning with Bronze medals. The conditions were very challenging, but the windy weather did not stop our girls... Read more >>
12 Mar 2019
It was a very wet and windy afternoon in Taunton at the Netball County Championships, but the day was made better by our super girls playing some fabulous netball. We were the only state school represented in the finals, against a sea of independent... Read more >>
12 Mar 2019
Sports students from Bridgwater and Taunton College visited Haygrove  at the beginning of March for a full-on soccercise session with our students. The music was loud, the atmosphere was fantastic and our girls enjoyed every minute! Designed... Read more >>
12 Mar 2019
We were delighted to take eight of our students to the SASP Step Into Sports Day which was held at Westfield Academy in Yeovil on Wednesday 27th February.  The day was designed to develop leadership skills and to build confidence in sport... Read more >>
7 Mar 2019
A very hairy Hagrid was our World Book Day hero today! Matti K from 7M, representing Hargreaves House, was declared the winner from all the Year 7 characters who turned up at school this morning to honour the annual book-reading event. A super Paddington... Read more >>
6 Mar 2019
Once again Haygrove School have got involved with the BBC Young Reporter event (previously BBC School Report) which aims to give young people the chance to make their own news reports for a real audience. With support from BBC staff and partners, staff... Read more >>
14 Feb 2019
Music teacher, Miss Powell, took six of our Year 9 students to Spaxton CofE VC Primary School to work with the young students and encourage them to experiment with a range of musical instruments. The visit was part of Spaxton's current curriculum focus... Read more >>
11 Feb 2019
Our Year 9 students, who are now choosing their Key Stage 4 options, had a whole world of opportunities revealed to them when Tim Penn, business man and motivational speaker who was previously a jockey and a teacher, visited Haygrove School last week... Read more >>
11 Feb 2019
School Librarian, Mrs Hodder -Williams has been encouraging students to save their crisp packets which can be usefully re-cycled at local collection points across the UK. Nearly 2 kilos of empty crisp bags were delivered to Nourish in Topsham, a zero... Read more >>
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