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 Line: 01278 287213
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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21 Jan 2019
Once again Haygrove School featured in the Sedgemoor District Schools Rugby finals and went on to claim two of the three trophies up for grabs. The Year 9 and Year 11 squad met their opponents at the North Petherton Rugby Club ground where the family... Read more >>
18 Jan 2019
Our Attendance Matters week in December was a great success with lots of activities going on to help students understand why attendance at school does matter and to encourage students to arrive at school on time.  Congratulations to Ellie (7K),... Read more >>
18 Jan 2019
When students from our Chinese partner schools visit, there are always opportunities for them to learn alongside our own Haygrove youngsters. This term two students from Mrs Marchant's Year 7 German class, Hollie and Lilly, took up the challenge of teaching... Read more >>
21 Dec 2018
Students gathered in the Sports Hall on the last day of term to celebrate Christmas with a morning of music, song and dance. Performers from every year group took to the floor to provide a whirlwind of entertainment to finish off the first term of this... Read more >>
19 Dec 2018
We are so proud to share that Year 9 student Amelia was recently elected as part of the UK Youth Parliament for Sedgemoor!  The selection process for this role involved showcasing public speaking skills in front of a panel of judges. Candidates... Read more >>
18 Dec 2018
Members of our Junior Leadership Team have recently put themselves forward to be a Year 7 'buddy'. The 8 volunteers have received some peer mediation training and have purple badges to identify themselves.   The role of the ... Read more >>
17 Dec 2018
For the past few weeks, during tutor time, students have been busy working together to design and build Christmas themed hampers to house donations in the form of food, toys, clothes and more which were supplied by students in each tutor group. These... Read more >>
14 Dec 2018
The last day of term will be Friday 21st December where the school will be closing at an earlier time of 12.20. This will be a “Christmas jumper” day whereby students can wear their favourite Christmas jumper to school. We are suggesting a minimum... Read more >>
14 Dec 2018
Lots of smiles in the hall today as our Year 11s picked up their HCSE results. These mock examsand predicted grades are a great opportunity to recognise positive progress and identify areas that might need to be focused on in preparation for the real... Read more >>
14 Dec 2018
Thursday night marked a first for Haygrove School! The MFL block played host to the inaugural Haygrove Debating Society competition. The society, which is comprised of students in Year 10, has only been running for a single term but has already shown... Read more >>
12 Dec 2018
In the festively lit setting of St Mary's Church, students, families and members of the public gathered to witness the annual Haygrove Christmas Concert. A mix of modern Christmas tunes and classic carols, filled the Bridgwater church with joy and seasonal... Read more >>
10 Dec 2018
With Christmas fast approaching, we’d like to remind parents about our Christmas Hamper Scheme. The Christmas hampers require each student to bring in one item from home, such as food and toys. Each tutor group will then create an originally designed... Read more >>
10 Dec 2018
Last week a group of female students from Haygrove visited Bridgwater and Taunton college as part of a "Challenge for Women" project, that aims to introduce girls into the construction and engineering industries. The 6 students were... Read more >>
10 Dec 2018
Over the summer holidays, current Year 9 students set up pen-pals with residents at a local care home. 13 students wrote letters to residents at the Old Vicarage care home in Stockland Bristol, near Otterhampton. In the letters, students talked about... Read more >>
6 Dec 2018
In September Haygrove was re-accredited the International School Award (2018 - 2021) due to our continued commitment to embedding a rich and creative range of international work. Last night, director of International Studies, Mrs Collinge, attended... Read more >>
5 Dec 2018
The last Friday in November saw the return of our annual Christmas Fayre. Christmas shoppers arrived and were treated to an evening in our school hall, browsing numerous items from local stallholders. The evening was also filled with christmas spirit... Read more >>
3 Dec 2018
The talented trampolining squad from Haygrove School took part in the 2018 South West Regional Schools Trampolining Championships held in Taunton and came away with lots of  trophies to add to the school cabinet! In the team events the Year 7/8... Read more >>
29 Nov 2018
House points were awarded this week as winners were chosen for the house photography competition. The contest was divided into three categories: Carnival, Fireworks and Halloween. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place were selected from each category. We'd like to... Read more >>
28 Nov 2018
Some amazing aromas coming from the food rooms today as Mrs Harper's Year 8 class cooked and assembled chicken fajitas. As well as being taught a new recipe, the students learnt about cross-contamination by washing up regularly and using... Read more >>
26 Nov 2018
Monday 3rd - Friday 7th December 2018 During the first week of December, we will be focusing on encouraging good attendance through an 'Attendance Matters' week.  Our aim is to link healthy living and attendance through strategies such as healthy... Read more >>
22 Nov 2018
Haygrove always takes great pleasure in taking part in the prestigious Brunner Creative Writing competition, allowing our most talented young writers to pit their creative writing skills against other talented writers from across five schools. The theme... Read more >>
22 Nov 2018
Here at Haygrove, there are four houses, each  named after famous explorers who have conquered Mount Everest: Stephens, Mallory, Hargreaves and Bonington. The new House Captains for the coming year have been appointed and are getting to work with... Read more >>
21 Nov 2018
On Thursday 29 November, a group of Year 10 students are attending a trip to the Bath Theatre Royal to see a performance of the Shakespeare text: Macbeth. Leaving school at 5:30pm, returning approx 11:30pm Meet in the school Main Hall from... Read more >>
21 Nov 2018
In their recent Drama lessons, Miss Hannaby's Year 9 class have been learning how to fly! Not quite in the way you might think... Using communication, strength and teamwork, the keen bunch of students worked together using physical theatre and lifting... Read more >>
19 Nov 2018
A large crowd gathered on the school playing field today to witness the annual Gunge the Teacher event! Four plucky teachers had volunteered, but it was Mrs Stitfall, Head of English, who was soaked with the biggest bucket of goo! During the day, students... Read more >>
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