• Janice PassPort photoLearning today: leading tomorrow
    At Bentley Wood High School for Girls we are proud of our fine record of academic achievement within our safe, caring, stimulating environment where pupils learn happily and well.We encourage each girl to develop a wide range of skills and interests, to achieve her personal best and to work co-operatively with consideration for all members of our learning community at all times.

    Dr Janice Howkins Headteacher

  • Bentley Wood High School Vision

    ‘Learning today: Leading tomorrow’ underpins our vision for all members of our diverse, vibrant community.

    To realise our vision we are determined to be;

    • an inspirational, inclusive learning school, with the highest expectations, where each person is enabled to achieve their personal best
    • a community and family centred school where we work in partnership to empower, support and prepare young women with the resilience to meet local, national and global challenges

          A community who cares:
          Communication Achievement Respect Empathy

    • a safe happy school, appreciative of our natural environment that recognises and aims to meet the diverse educational, social, physical and emotional needs of every individual
    • a reflective and responsive school where strong and inspiring leadership is promoted with students and staff at every opportunity
  • OutstandingLogo web pod" Outstanding teaching stimulates the students’ passion, igniting their enthusiasm and interests for learning. Teachers skilfully plan a range of activities that are very well sequenced and meet the needs of all learners. The quality of assessment is exemplary and information gathered is used very effectively to accelerate students’ progress."

    "Students’ behaviour around the school and their attitudes to learning in lessons are exemplary. Exceptional relationships exist between students which are developed through a culture of trust and learning. They support and stimulate each other to learn even more."

    Achievement is outstanding. Students’ progress is exceptional, resulting in above average attainment. Increasing numbers of students are attaining the highest grades at GCSE across many subjects.

    Download our latest Ofsted Report