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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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 >>
11 Feb 2019
From September 2019, students will be able to choose to study GCSE Dance in Years 10 and 11. To help our current Year 9s (who are making their GCSE choices right now) decide if this would be a good choice for them, dance teacher, Miss Hannaby arranged... Read more >>
11 Feb 2019
It was lovely to spot these two photos on Twitter celebrating how our staff inspire young people in the local community. Congratulations to Mr Stott and Miss Minife who were nominated to have a bench sited in their honour as part of the Xcelerate CIO... Read more >>
31 Jan 2019
Parents and friends gathered in the Haygrove School Hall for a celebration of young people’s endeavour and to witness the presentation of Duke of Edinburgh Bronze and Silver Awards to over 50 students. The Year 10 and Year 11 students have worked hard... Read more >>
30 Jan 2019
Students from Haygrove School took part in the prestigious Oxford Schools’ debating competition which was held at Kings’ College, Taunton in January. Haygrove was the only state-maintained school at the event which hosted teams of aspiring politicians... Read more >>
30 Jan 2019
Haygrove School’s talented trampolinists are set to compete in the British Schools Gymnastics Association National Finals which take place in Cannock on 2nd March 2019. After their success at the South West Regional Schools Championships held last... Read more >>
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 >>
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