We are looking forward to welcoming Year 6 children and families
to our open evening on Thursday 6 October 2022 at 6.00pm.

In the meantime, please feel free to explore our online open evening
resources below to find out more about Archbishop Holgate’s School.

Explore our Online Open Evening Resources

Take a virtual 360° tour of the school and find out more about Archbishop Holgate’s by clicking the links below.

Take a 360° virtual tour of school and explore our excellent facilities

Hear from our staff about life at school including the AHS Journey

View a range of presentations outlining our inspiring curriculum

Find out about our extensive extra curricular opportunities

For more information, download a copy of our school prospectus

Our School Values

Our school values of Justice, Compassion, Forgiveness and Trust are ‘lived into being’ by both students and staff.
They permeate all areas of school life and represent a shared vision across the entire school community.

Find out more about our School Values

Outstanding in All Areas

We were delighted to be awarded the highest possible rating by Ofsted who judged the school to be outstanding in all areas following our last inspection in October 2021.

“Archbishop Holgate’s School is an exceptional place for students to learn. The school’s values of justice, compassion, forgiveness and trust are at the heart of every aspect of school life.”
Read our Ofsted Report

The AHS Journey

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The AHS Journey is everything we do in order to ensure students leave us with the capacity to maximise their life chances. We aim to provide students with the opportunity to reflect upon and identify their own character whilst understanding their place within the wider world. No two students’ journey will be the same, however, they will share similar experiences and opportunities in order to shape who they are and what they believe.

Find our more about the AHS Journey

Introducing the AHS Arts Award

An exciting addition to the AHS curriculum is the Arts Award in Key Stage 3. As a school, we are passionate about ensuring students have as enriching of an experience as possible, and the Arts Award will contribute to the breadth and depth of the Archbishop Holgate’s curriculum. Focusing on developing creative, practical skills in Art, Music, IT, Food, Design Technology, Textiles and Drama, not only is the Arts Award a fun and engaging experience, but we aim to ensure that every student in Key Stage 3 achieves this national qualification.

Year 6 Transition

Anna Cooper
Head of Year

Harriet Powell
Assistant Head of Year

Jean Halifax
Assistant Head of Year

Meg Holmes
SENDCo

Welcome from Anna Cooper, Head of Year 7

My role, alongside the Assistant Heads of Year and our experienced team of form tutors, is to make sure your child is happy, settled and confident. Personally, I aim to ensure that every child thrives and flourishes during their first year here at Archbishop Holgate’s School.

Form Tutors will help your child to feel secure and to make new friends within their form groups and across the year group. They will encourage your child to take advantage of the many clubs, activities and social events over the course of the year. As a pastoral team, we will also be there to guide your child and solve any problems they encounter. This is an important time in your child’s life and we will strive to ensure it is positive and memorable.

Find out more about Transition into Year 7

Additional Information

Click the links below to find out more information about our school.

School Admissions
Our Curriculum
Results and Achievements
Safeguarding
SEND
Disadvantaged Students
School Uniform
School Meals
Supporting our Students
Careers Education
Able, Gifted and Talented
Reading Ready