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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18 Nov 2019
We welcomed Year 2 pupils from four of our local primary schools today for a Multi-Skills Sports Festival. The sun was shining on the youngsters as they were divided into groups and, led by Haygrove's very able Year 9 Sports Leaders, got involved in... Read more >>
15 Nov 2019
Each of our Year 7 tutor groups have spent quality time together away from the classroom so they can get to know their tutor and to help them build friendships with each other. During October and November all Year 7 students have spent a day taking part... Read more >>
13 Nov 2019
Our visiting Chinese students spent a lesson with Miss Jones, our Textiles teacher. The students learned to Needle Felt Marino Wool which involoved them stabbing wool into foam to agitate the fibres to bond with each other. They created a portrait of... Read more >>
12 Nov 2019
It was wonderful to see many of the Class of 2019 back in school for their GCSE Awards Evening earlier this week. The year group’s Head of Year Miss R Mitchell and Headteacher Mr Reid welcomed the returning students and their families before guest... Read more >>
11 Nov 2019
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month 2019, Haygrove honored the fallen by holding a remembrance service on the decking. All tutor groups were asked to write a message of remembrance on a wooden cross, which were kindly created by our DT... Read more >>
7 Nov 2019
History teacher, Miss White, acted as narrator whilst her Year 7 History group re-enacted the Battle of Hastings in their classroom this week. The students had been asked to bring in home-made swords and shields or wear battle costume to give the lesson... Read more >>
7 Nov 2019
Haygrove students and Brymore students spent 4 days during the half term in Iceland, leaving on the Saturday and returning on the Wednesday. When they arrived they headed straight for Reykjavik to do some shopping and sightseeing. The next day they made... Read more >>
5 Nov 2019
Three students from Haygrove School have been chosen to be part of the Bridgwater Town Youth Forum which is a forum for young people to tell councillors their views and opinions on a range of local, regional and national concerns and determine projects... Read more >>
22 Oct 2019
The view from the rear of the school buildings has changed quite a bit over the past half term. Since the summer holidays Caledonian Modular and their sub-contractors have been preparing the ground for our new school building which should be ready to... Read more >>
22 Oct 2019
Year 8 students were very lucky with the weather for their visit to Steart Marshes and Rodway Farm to help with their Geography lessons. The students listened and asked questions to a volunteer of Steart Marshes who gave them plenty of information they... Read more >>
17 Oct 2019
Year 7 were each given a free reading book this week by Mrs Hodder-Williams, the school Librarian. The reading charity, Bookbuzz, offer each student the chance to select a book from a choice of 17 carefully selected titles as part of it's committment... Read more >>
17 Oct 2019
Year 7 student Harvey, is following in his father’s footsteps by embracing the exciting sport of Cycle Speedway and showing signs that he has a real talent for it! Like his Dad, Harvey started taking part in cycle speedway from a young age – Harvey... Read more >>
16 Oct 2019
BTEC Business Students warmly welcomed Malcolm Pyne from Pynes of Somerset into their lesson this week. They had many questions ready to ask him that would help expand their understanding of business and business within the catering and hospitality sector... Read more >>
15 Oct 2019
It was a pleasure to welcome Mr Colquhoun from local engineering firm, TMB Patterns to school this week. Mr Colquhoun was here to speak to, and be questioned by, our Year 10 BTEC Business Studies students as part of their exploration of different types... Read more >>
11 Oct 2019
Our Year 7 students have been learning songs in an alternative language as part of their rhythm and pitch scheme of work and to coincide with our international languages week and the visit from the Kenyan Children's Choir. One song that they have been... Read more >>
11 Oct 2019
For BTEC Music, our Year 11 students must organise and run the sound for a concert. Today, they practiced their skills by setting up a 'Haygrove Live @ Lunchtime' session where students from Year 9, 10 and 11 performed. Students from all year groups... Read more >>
10 Oct 2019
Over 150 of our Year 11 students made the trip to the Somerset Careers Fair 2019 which was held at the Somerset County Cricket Ground in Taunton on Wednesday 9 October. The Somerset Careers Fair is  organised by the South Somerset 14 – 19... Read more >>
3 Oct 2019
On Tuesday 1st October, all students from year 7 - year 10, and many staff, spent the afternoon watching the Kenyan Choir, who performed a fantastic display of singing and dancing! The Kenyan Choir are part of Educate The Kids, a charity which aims to... Read more >>
30 Sep 2019
In celebration of the European Day of Languages students were encouraged to take part in numerous events. On Thursday students participated in a Bake Off competition where the task was to create a cake decorated to reflect a country or culture. The cakes... Read more >>
30 Sep 2019
In preparation for the Kenyan Choir visit, year 8 and 9 students were challenged to bring in one item for a washbag or pencil case. The Kenyan Choir are from Jolauabi School in Kenya which now has over 700 students, some of which live in the adjacent... Read more >>
26 Sep 2019
Over 800 people have visited our school over the past fortnight for our Open Mornings and our Open Evening! Many families attended both a morning event and the Open Evening to ensure they took away a thorough understanding of our school prior to deciding... Read more >>
13 Sep 2019
Two teams of student leaders have been appointed at Haygrove School whose role is to work with staff on school issues and act as role models and mentors for younger students. The Prefect Team is made up of Year 11 students and Head Boy, Bradley Croucher... Read more >>
22 Aug 2019
Our students have been celebrating excellent GCSE results once again this year. Whilst a grade 4 is considered a standard pass at GCSE, Haygrove students are encouraged to go beyond this target and overall 42% achieved a strong pass at grade 5 or above... Read more >>
17 Jul 2019
Our Design and Technology team were delighted to take delivery of a brand new state-or-the-art laser cutter just before the end of the school term. The equipment will benefit students across the school and, with the development of the Quantock Education... Read more >>
16 Jul 2019
Students from every year group were presented with trophies, certificates and a gift token as reward for their achievements at the annual Honours Evening which was held on Monday 15 July. Ex-Haygrove student Mr Chris Young, who now leads on Apprenticeships... Read more >>
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