Egglescliffe School - High Performing Specialist School

Egglescliffe School - High Performing Specialist School

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE SCHOOL

1. THE EGGLESCLIFFE COMMITMENT

· Egglescliffe School is committed to:-

· giving everyone the opportunity to achieve his or her full potential;

· providing support, care and guidance for each person as a valued individual;

· creating an active partnership with parents and the local community;

· working in an attractive, stimulating and safe environment.



2. GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Location

Egglescliffe is a High Performing Specialist School for the Performing Arts and Science. It is situated in a pleasant residential suburb on the south-western fringe of Cleveland. It is half a mile from the small country town of Yarm to the south, close to the larger urban centres of Stockton and Middlesbrough and with good access to open country - the North Yorkshire Moors and Dales and coast. Road and rail links connect with Teesside Airport and with Darlington to the west. The school is currently over-subscribed, with a total roll of 1450 including 300 post 16 students.

Premises & Resources

Although the school is over forty years old we have constantly up-graded and re-furbished our buildings. The physical environment for teaching and learning is very good and includes the following facilities:-
¨ Five networked computer rooms, including a multi-media room, all with Internet access and E-mail.
¨ All classrooms and all laboratories are equipped with digital projectors linked to laptops or PCs.
¨ Sixth form common room, internet cafe, study rooms and PC suite.
¨ Refurbished and computerised Library and Resources Centre, with up to date book stock, multi-media PCs and sixth form reference section.
¨ A Music suite with recording studio, PC suite for composition, rehearsal area and practice rooms.
¨ A Studio Theatre, seating 250, with advanced lighting and sound equipment.
¨ Four Art rooms with photographic facilities, Sixth form studio and resources for ceramics and 3D work.
¨ Eight Technology rooms with control electronics, graphics, textiles and food facilities.
¨ Sports facilities include a flood lit astro-turf sports pitch, large sports hall, gymnasium, fitness room, extensive playing fields and refurbished changing rooms.
¨ Well equipped specialist teaching areas for all subjects, including nine science laboratories (3 of which were completing re-furbished in 2007).
Modern dining rooms operating a cashless catering system for pupils in KS3 and KS4.



Awards

Art College
Art College
Investors in People
Investors in People
Sports Mark Gold
Sports Mark Gold
Arts Mark Gold
Arts Mark Gold
Healthy Schools
Healthy Schools
Science College
Science College
ICT Mark
ICT Mark

Postal Address

Egglescliffe School - High Performing Specialist School

Urlay Nook Road

Eaglescliffe

Stockton-on-Tees

Cleveland

TS16 0LA

Egglescliffe School - High Performing Specialist School

Secondary Schools

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