Year 9

Head of Year 9 School Welcome

I would like to extend a warm welcome to our current and prospective parents and carers on behalf of all at Barnhill Community High School. I am delighted to introduce myself as Head of Year 9. I have taught here since September 2016 and have a broad range of experience with all Key Stages at Barnhill Community High.

At Barnhill Community School, we pride ourselves in a real sense of Respect, Wisdom, Community and Aspiration as the core value to succeed and we promote these values as the most important like principles. With the intent of making every child an outstanding citizen when they are ready to approach their chosen career path.

Myself and the dedicated pastoral team work to our full ability to ensure our students’ every needs are being met and we support them throughout their time in Barnhill. By working together, we allow our students to achieve their full potential by having access to our wide variety of subjects in which students can embed their learning and enrich their lives with many extra-curricular activities. Alongside this, we aim to support all our students every step of the way with things such as mental wellbeing, offer safe environment where every students’ voices and concerns are heard.

We believe in developing students holistically where character building is equally important as academic success. Within every subject, character curriculum is imbedded thoroughly to ensure that we are developing lifelong learners and responsible citizens ready to meet the challenges of the future.

As Head of Year I believe passionately in inclusion and expect high standards of all students with an emphasis on setting challenging targets and removing barriers to learning. I also firmly believe in working within partnership with parents to allow a transparent communication. Therefore, I welcome any parental interactions and want to assure your child is in safe hands.

Please see our website for a virtual tour of the school to see for yourselves and watch the video provided for some key information for the year ahead. 

Mr S Gaddu