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Poynton High School & Performing Arts College

Poynton High School & Performing Arts College

Categories: Schools, Schools - Secondary

Address: Yew Tree Lane, Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 1PU

Landline: 01625 8... Landline: 01625 8...
Fax: 01625 874541

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Welcome Poynton High School and Performing Arts College is a high achieving 11-18 mixed comprehensive school located in the village of Poynton, close to the towns of Macclesfield and Stockport.

About Us Our school is recognised as a centre of excellence, locally and nationally; we are particularly proud of our long standing record of examination success and the outstanding range of opportunities we provide for all our young people to develop their individual talents within a caring and supportive environment.

Our Aims Preparing students to be truly successful in their ever changing world

Poynton High School and Performing Arts College truly believes in its mission statement of valuing each and every young person in its care and best preparing them to be successful in their future world. 2012-13 saw the school's best ever examination results. While many schools locally and nationally saw a slight fall in their results, Poynton High School saw yet another increase, with 75% of Year 11 achieving 5 GCSEs grade A*-C including English and mathematics. Equally impressive was the amount of students who gained the English Baccalaureate - 44% gaining this top academic measure of success.

The quality of education at this specialist Performing Arts College is officially recognised by Ofsted, judging the school as OUTSTANDING in every category. The balance of an inclusive academic curriculum with its consistently applied, rigorous, high expectations and its truly extensive programme of personal develop and extra-curricula activities is having a massive impact on its students and their readiness for their future lives. With the brand new state of the art Sixth Form Centre, Poynton High School is able to cater for its students effectively from the age of 11 through to 18. The Department for Education say there is statistically no better performing similar school within a 75 mile radius.

We have a strong ethos of care, respect and high expectations with a large community links programme, extensive preparation for the world of work and also a thriving House system for cultural and sporting excellence.

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