Welcome to Selly Park Girls' School
A Message From Our Head Teacher
On behalf of the students, staff and Governors, I would like to welcome you to Selly Park Girls' School. We are a college for 11 – 16 year olds with approximately 700 students.
Selly Park Girls' School is known for its high expectations, academic success, first-class education and its innovative approach. Our vision and values underpin all we do. Indeed, everyone who knows us or visits our school speaks of our distinct ethos.
At Selly Park Girls' School pupils feel valued and parents are welcomed as partners in their daughters' education. The most effective education is achieved when parents and teachers work together in a genuine partnership which results in all pupils being proud of their personal achievements and their school. By working together we ensure that all students enjoy their time at school, make excellent progress and leave us as confident learners with the necessary skills and attitudes to lead successful and fulfilling lives.
Teaching and learning are at the heart of all we do. We believe that everyone has unique talents and is capable of leading and making contributions to our school, local community and the wider world. Whilst we provide a broad and balanced curriculum that ensures progression in traditional subjects, we also offer many creative and more practical-based opportunities for our students and staff to explore our diverse world and the people who inhabit it.
We recognise the individual contributions and successes of our students and staff as we encourage personal self-worth, leadership and responsibility. Our positive, encouraging culture carries us on a wave of ambition and excitement. The school ethos is felt as you walk around and meet the staff and pupils; everyone feels valued and knows the difference that they make to our school.
We retain the benefits of a small school and therefore we are able to prioritise the individual needs of students. Nevertheless, we have high aspirations and expectations of all our pupils and we aim to help develop, not only the academic success but also relationships which are characterised by kindness, tolerance, helpfulness and respect.
Mrs L Darwood, Head Teacher