Welcome to Hellesdon High School, a popular and successful school serving the north-west fringe of Norwich. Currently we have 1,250 students on roll, and over 300 in the Sixth Form Centre. HHS became a Leading Edge Academy in April 2012.
HHS has enjoyed really good results in recent years. In June 2013, 64% of our students achieved five or more GCSEs at grade A*-C, including English and Maths. Across all the subjects, 80% gained five A*-C grades.
Our Sixth Form students also did extremely well in 2013, with an excellent average points score of 779. In the Sixth Form, 80% of entries were at grades A*-C.
We are proud of all of our students’ achievements, which are a testament to their hard work and that of their teachers. For more details, please see our Key Information.
At Hellesdon, we take pride in knowing every child as an individual. Pastoral care is organized through Heads of Year, Tutors and Mentors, with all our staff playing a part. The School has a friendly atmosphere and a well-publicized anti-bullying policy.
>> Witnessed or experienced bullying at HHS? Please email the student support line.
The Hellesdon Sixth Form Centre offers a wide range of courses at AS, A2 and BTec. The new website is under development.
The School enjoys the active support of the PTA and all of our parents and carers, who have access to the latest information about their children’s progress through the Learning Gateway (login required).
Our excellent kitchen was given a five-star rating at its latest inspection in 2012. DinerMite serves up an inspiring selection of nourishing food every day.
Hellesdon High is a lively school with active links with the local community and our feeder primary schools; activities and courses for adults are also based at the School.
We offer a huge range of sporting activities to all students, including training in leadership skills, opportunities to take part in local leagues and competitions with other schools, and to enjoy extracurricular clubs and activities. Our students campaigned to save School Sports Partnerships, which they felt had helped young people in our area to get into and benefit from sport.