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Education Awards 05/10/2021

Education Awards

Future First 31/03/2021

Are you a former student, parent or supporter?

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Spalding and District Gymnastics Academy 31/03/2021

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Alumni 18/03/2021

Please click here to see our new alumni page and read the inspiring articles.

LincHigher - Opportunity for students – Live Lessons to support with future decisions and careers 18/03/2021

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LincHigher - Opportunity for students – Live Lessons to support with future decisions and careers 18/03/2021

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GCSE/GCE Certificates 15/03/2021

We have sent letters to our former students with arrangements for dispatching Certificates.


If you did not receive a letter please contact the Exams Officer


Transport Information 13/03/2021

LCC Update – School Transport - Important Education Transport Information

The education transport network will operate in full from 8 March 2021 for all eligible children. This should only be used where absolutely necessary to reduce interactions between pupils. Parents are encouraged to transport their children to school or college wherever possible.

The Council has updated its information page for parents and carers. Please visit https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/school-college-transport/covid-19-information-school-transport for more information.

Remote Education Provision 13/03/2021

Remote Education Provision

This information is intended to provide clarity and transparency to pupils, parents and carers about what to expect from remote education should students need to self-isolate, or where national or local restrictions require entire cohorts (or bubbles) to remain at home. 

Remote Education Provision Government Expectations 13/03/2021

Remote Education Provision Government Expectations

We have created a document which shows the expectations that the Government has given schools surrounding Home Learning and commented on how we are addressing these expectations in our provision.

Remote Learning Parental Survey Executive Summary 13/03/2021

Remote Learning Parental Survey Executive Summary

Please find above a table that we have created in response to our remote learning parental survey. It includes the results and links to further educational websites and resources for use at home. We hope that you will find it both informative and useful.

Screen Bingo Challenge 26/02/2021

Screen Bingo Challenge!

Apprenticeship Successes 26/02/2021

Three former High School students have kindly written about their apprenticeship experiences. Will Blower became an accountancy apprentice and has now launched his own company. Ellie Carson is currently a supply chain degree apprentice at Clipper Logistics. Georgie Ground left the High School in 2015 to start an accountancy apprenticeship. She has recently been awarded the Fleming Birch Prize for 2021 by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Please see their articles by clicking on the links below.

Georgie Ground 

William Blower 

Ellie Carson 

Careers at Azets

Young Artists’ Summer Show 14/02/2021

User Admin - Young Artists Summer Show Poster


Permission Form

Terms & Conditions

How to photograph your work


Drawing Challenge 21 29/01/2021

User Admin - Website drawing

Kooth Mental Health Week 26/01/2021

Kooth Mental Health Week

Lincolnshire Designated Transport 26/01/2021

Lincolnshire Designated Transport

 Parents MUST inform the Council if their child needs to use education transport.

 Please use the link below regarding Lincolnshire Designated Transport and complete a request for transport form should you wish to use education transport at this time. 


Remote Education Provision 26/01/2021

Remote Education Provision

 This information is intended to provide clarity and transparency to pupils, parents and carers about what to expect from remote education should students need to self-isolate, or where national or local restrictions require entire cohorts (or bubbles) to remain at home. 

ADMISSIONS 26/01/2021


Registration for 11+ tests for entry September 2022

Please click on the link below for the Registration form for the 11+ tests

Registration Form

 11+ Test Dates

Verbal Reasoning – 11th September 2021
Non-Verbal Reasoning – 18th September 2021

GCSE/GCE Certificates 26/01/2021

GCSE/GCE Certificates 

We have sent letters to our former students with arrangements for dispatching Certificates.

If you did not receive a letter please contact the Exams Officer, karen.smith@spaldinghigh.lincs.sch.uk

Office 365 Migration Letter 26/01/2021

Office 365 Migration Letter

Please click here for information on accessing school email post 365 migration

Ofsted Report 2020 25/01/2021

Ofsted Report 2020


Please click here to view the parental letter

Please click here to view the full report

Virtual Open Day Presentation for Year 7 entry 2021 25/01/2021

Virtual Open Day Presentation for Year 7 entry 2021

Please click on the play button to watch our virtual open day presentation

Year 4 & 5 Primary School Presentation 25/01/2021

Year 4 & 5 Primary School Presentation

Please click here to view our primary school presentation 

Robotics Team Competition Success! 15/01/2020


On Saturday 11th January the Spalding High School robotics team competed in the regional championship of the First Lego League.  They had worked during lunch times at school to design and develop their robot to solve various missions, such as to be able to operate a crane.
In our last round, having successfully scored all of the 285 points we had planned for, we dared to be great with a mad gamble to launch our robot onto the bridge, which in itself was successful.  Our robot had, however, a mind of it’s own when it came to repeating one of the previously reliable missions.  We missed out on a top place in the finals and scoring 315 points by mere mm.

In the end we came a valiant 5th. We won the cup for having the best strategy of all of the teams.

A big thank you to Park Air Systems in Market Deeping for buying our kit for us and for hosting the competition!
Abbie Gillespie 9N
Maisie Youngs 9N
Charlotte Pool 10S
Natalia Hulley 9S
Katelin Verrells 9C

Design and Technology - Lego Competition1Design and Technology - Lego Competition2

Royal Institution’s Christmas Lectures 2019 17/12/2019

Calling all Parents/Pupils

Please encourage your daughter/son to tune in and watch as Dr Hannah Fry presents the Royal Institution’s 2019 CHRISTMAS LECTURES – Secrets and lies: The hidden power of maths.  BBC 4 at 8pm.  Pupils please encourage your parents to the same! https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures

We have been selected to be able to take part in a very exciting opportunity where pupils will be able to talk to mathematicians via a live chat associated with the Christmas Lectures.

Years 7/8 Tuesday 28th January at 1pm
Years 9/10/11 Wednesday 29th January at 1pm
Years 12/13 Thursday 30th January at 1.30pm

More details to follow in the new year during your lessons. 
Merry Christmas and a Happy Mathematical New Year from everyone in the maths department here at SHS.

Secondary School of the Year 2019 04/07/2019

“Spalding High School – Winners of the Lincolnshire Free Press and Spalding Guardian Education Awards Secondary School of the Year 2019.”
We are humbled and proud to have been finalists in this category for the last four years and to have won this award for the second time.  It is a testament to the academic, sporting, creative and community achievements of everyone at the High School.  Well done and thank you to everyone who contributes to the High School and helped us to achieve this accolade.

Letter from the Minister of State for School Standards and Chair of Governors 02/05/2019

Please click on the links below to view the letters

Minister of State for School Standards letter

Chair of Governors letter

The Year 8 Teams Maths Challenge 11/03/2019

On Thursday 7th March, four intrepid mathematicians from Year 8 represented Spalding High School in the “Team Maths Challenge, Regional Finals” at Kings School, Peterborough.
The day was made up of several rounds to test problem solving, mental maths and teamwork.  There was a warm-up round, a cross number, a relay race and the grand finale was a shuttle round whereby the team split into two pairs they had to run up and down the school hall to collect and pass answers, only being able to move on to the next problem once the last problem was solved, presented and passed on!  As it turns out, it is an exhausting business all this problem solving.

Examples of the warm-up problems are;

• The product of four consecutive positive integers is 24024.  What is their sum?
• Six years ago, Kavin was 3/5 of his current age.  How old is Kavin now?
• Luigi’s shirts are either white, green or red.  Six are not white; six are not green; six are not red.  How many shirts does Luigi have?
• I think of a number.  When I divide 72 by one more than my number, I get the same answer as when I divide 54 by one less than my number.  What is my number?
The team worked together exceptionally well, rising to the challenges presented during each and every round.  They were up against some very tough competition and finished in a very respectable 7th position out of 22 competing teams! 
Each pupil that competed gained a certificate of participation and a lovely UKMT pencil case.  Well done to everyone that took part!

Miss S. Chalcraft

SHS Excellent Progress 8 and Attainment 8 Data 19/10/2018

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SPONSORED WALK 2018 18/10/2018

The whole school sponsored walk took place on the afternoon of Friday 28th September and was about 5 miles. The weather was very kind to us and the atmosphere was really great on the walk, with almost the whole school taking part.  In total, pupils raised a fantastic £8,646; two pupils raised an amazing £190.00 each, they were Abigail Armstrong and Chloe Matthew.  The money will be used to improve the School environment and fund projects suggested by pupils through the School Council.  We also supported Macmillan Coffee Morning on the day and staff and pupils baked and bought cakes to share after the walk.  We have donated £1,000 to MacMillan Cancer Support.

Parental Survey 2017/18 26/09/2018

Please find below some of the feedback from our recent Parental Survey 2017/18:


“Very happy with my daughter’s progress; thank you!”


“Our daughter is turning into a young lady thanks to the School’s influence.”


“Teachers go over and above expectations; encouraging and supportive to ensure students reach their full potential.”


“Thank you for the foundation in all areas of life SHS is providing”


“A strong community ethos.”


“We have been extremely happy with how our daughter has adjusted to the school and the support she has been given.”


My child enjoys school – 96% respondents strongly agree/agree


My child is safe and well cared for – 100% respondents strongly agree/agree


My child is making good progress – 98% respondents strongly agree/agree


Staff expect my child to work hard and do her/his best – 100% respondents strongly agree/agree


Staff encourage my child to become mature and independent – 97% respondents strongly agree/agree


I am happy with my child’s experience at this school – 98.5% respondents strongly agree/agree


SHS Music Department featured on the Musical Futures website! 24/09/2018

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Bag2School September 2018 04/09/2018

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SHS Community Calendar 2018-19 20/06/2018

Please click here to view the SHS Community Calendar

Spring Fayre 2018 04/06/2018

Thank you for your continued support – total raised this year £3,100!
Please click here to view the Spring Fayre Newsletter

Park Air Systems Sponsorship for Spalding High School 08/05/2018

Mr Martindale attended the International Women's day celebration conference at Park Air Systems and spoke about how important it was to encourage girls into engineering.  While Spalding High school has seen recent pupils entering a wide range of engineering courses at University it is still seen by many as an oily and physical job.  The sponsorship will be used to set up Spalding High School's all girls robotics team to compete in the First Lego league; a lego robotics competition which promotes engineering as a problem solving activity requiring teamwork and analysis skills.
"We are extremely grateful to Mr Goodall and Park Air systems for their sponsorship, especially in the present economic climate.  It will give our pupils both the opportunity to take part in such a wonderful competition, and will reinforce that engineering is a diverse world with  fantastic opportunities."
Park Air systems already sponsor teams at the Deeping school and in primary schools, but are particularly interested to see an all girls’ team take part.  "Since Mr Goodall first contacted me it has all been very exciting"

Design and Technology - lego sponsorship

Mr Martindale (above) receiving £600 sponsorship from Mr Colin Goodall of Park-Air systems in Market Deeping.

U16 Lincolnshire County Cup Winners - Football 08/05/2018

On Friday the U16 football team won the Lincolnshire County Cup final. The match was played at Sleaford Town Football Club against Bourne Grammar School. The girls gave an outstanding performance on the day and were convincing winners, scoring 4 goals and also keeping a clean sheet.


Sport and PE - Under 16 County Cup Winners 

Mr Farrell
Head of PE

The PTA are consulting on their updated constitution until Friday 29th June 30/04/2018

All comments should be emailed/written and sent to school for the attention of the PTA. If you would like to view the PTA consultation document please click here

Equestrian Team Success! 30/04/2018

More success for the riding team! In the Easter holidays, 2 teams were entered into the jumping with style competition held at Codham Park in Essex with hope to qualify for the JWS championships held in October, but unfortunately the injury of Lucy's horse meant that the team had to withdraw from the classes.

Amy Whittington went to the competition as an individual and represented the school beautifully. Amy and her horse Vernon (Newmarket Adventure) rode a stylish clear round a technical course to finish 6th out of a large number of competitors in the 90cm class. They then went on to the 1m class and again rode a fantastic round, with an unfortunate pole dropping them to 5th place.

The final and biggest class of the day, the 1.10m evidently suited Amy and Vernon the best with them winning the class and gaining an individual championship qualification!

GCSE Computer Science - Ofqual NEA Letter to parents and students 12/01/2018

After the consultation, Ofqual have released their decision and a letter to parents and students explaining the results.

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“Bring A Tin” Day 2017 08/12/2017

General - Bring A Tin 2017
“This is our fourth annual “Bring a Tin” day in support of the Agape Care foodbank appeal and I am yet again humbled and so, so proud of our school for their commitment to this important local charity.  Today our students, parents and staff have donated over 1600 items of food to our appeal; the highest number of donations to date.  This means that in the last four years we have donated over 5000 items which enable Agape to help people within Spalding and the surrounds.  We know that today we have had a significant and positive impact within our local community and are glad to have made such a contribution and I would like to extend my gratitude to all those who have donated. Thank you ever so much for your generosity.”