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About Villiers High School

At Villiers, our motto is “For life, not school, we learn” and this can be seen in everything that we do. Our staff get to know every child really well both academically and personally, and our broad range of extra-curricular activities encourages children to pursue passions and hobbies as well as to develop into well-rounded Citizens of the future.

In order that our students have an excellent academic experience in the classroom, we provide a carefully constructed Continuous Professional Learning programme for our staff which upholds the Professional Development standards set out by the DfE in 2016. Every week, staff have one hour in teams during the school day to plan collaboratively and additionally staff carry out a lesson study process once a year in January where they find innovative solutions to teaching and learning challenges they are facing in the classroom. Our support staff also receive regular training and all undertake a rigorous performance management process to celebrate their work. Many staff are completing or have completed nationally recognised qualifications such as the NPQs and several have been supported in achieving their Master’s or PhD. We have also recently launched “Action research grants” at the school with groups of teachers bidding for funding to carry out ambitious research to support the achievement of key groups of students at school.

Our students’ results speak for themselves with many subjects classified as “Red Hot” on ALPS in sixth form and our progress 8 figure being well above average for the last three years in a row. We insist on the highest standards of behaviour so that all students can take full advantage of their learning time and feel safe and supported at school. Our safeguarding programme has received high praise and students learn to keep themselves safe online and in the real world through their Computer Science, PSHCE lessons, tutor programme and assemblies.

We are constantly looking to refresh and re-develop our facilities at school and add to our already beautiful grade-2 listed building. We completely overhauled our ICT facilities over the Summer in 2018 so that the latest technology can be used to enhance learning and we have exciting plans to target our sixth form accommodation and P.E. facilities in the very near future.

We welcome applications from individuals who are committed to making the school a place where all young people are prepared to be successful in life.

Our Vision

“An outstanding learning and personal development experience for all in a harmonious and supportive community”

We aim to:

Inculcate a love of learning, a growth mind set and mutual respect

Ensure that our students leave our school with the qualifications, skills and experience they need to be successful in the future

Have equality of opportunity for all

Personalise the curriculum and support to tailor the needs of our students

Celebrate individual achievements no matter in which field or how small.

Our motto:

“For life not school we learn”
“Non scholae sed vitae discimus”

Our values:

The school promotes an environment of mutual respect where all members of the community are equally valued and work together in an atmosphere of tolerance and good humour. The values that permeate all our work within Villiers Community are to promote the following:

Honesty, Empathy, Ambition, Respect and Tolerance

Our expectations:

We expect our students to be the best ambassadors for Villiers. We expect all members of our community to work hard and be supportive of each other. Our students are expected to be smartly dressed, well behaved both in and out of school. We want everyone to enjoy coming in to school, work hard and make the most of opportunities presented to them.

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for.