Address: Hazlegrove, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset BA22 7JA
Number of Pupils:190 boys, 176 girls
Head Teacher: Mr Richard Fenwick MA
Religious Affiliation: Church of England
Entrance Procedure: Informal interview and assessment
Contact: Mrs Fiona O’Neill, admissions, 01963 442606
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Visitors always welcome during term time by appointment. Open Mornings: Tuesday 30 January, Saturday 3 February, Saturday 12 May, Friday 18 May and Saturday 19 May, all at 11am.
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We want every day to be a good day and have an ambitious mix of the traditional (including Latin) with fringe subjects like Mandarin, outdoor education, chess and bridge. Independence in learning and a ‘hands on’ approach are central themes.
Games & The Arts
Sport is a clear strength and significant success is achieved by pupils in team and individual sports. Drama and music are part of our DNA with choirs, ensemble groups and theatre productions filling in any gaps. Every pupil performing in a major drama production every year means the stage should hold no fears.
There is a distinctive sense of community and well-being at Hazlegrove. The happiness of every child is a priority, especially for the 100 or so boarders. ‘The pastoral care of the pupils is exemplary.’ ISI
Head Teacher’s Philosophy
It’s about ordinary children getting caught up in the spirit of the place and achieving extraordinary things. It’s a school where it’s OK to be yourself.
Our ISI report 2015 states ‘Pupils have a strong moral compass, and their determination to be upstanding members of society both within the school community and beyond is evident. Their behaviour, courtesy, consideration and kindness towards each other, to new members of their community and to visitors are all exemplary.’ At our heart we are simply a school that has three core themes – values, relationships and a belief in childhood.
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