Curriculum Information Evening 

At the start of the term we like to hold a couple of evenings to help parents and careers have the information you need to support your sons and daughters.

We will provide general information about the curriculum, homework and the support available, as well as specific information about the core subjects. The presentation will be in the school hall. It is expected to last for about an hour and is relatively informal.

The dates for these evenings are:

Wednesday 7th September at 7pm   Years 7 Curriculum Information Evening

Wednesday 14th September at 7pm Years 8 – 11 Curriculum Information Evening

If you have sons or daughters in two or more year groups we would ask you to only attend one of the evenings. Much of the material is common to both of the evenings and the slide shows for each evening will be published on our website the following day.

Simon Bamford, Headteacher

The Forgotten Book is Back

Recently treleased just take my
advice watch it yourself . Based on the book The Spooks Apprentice this movie
is great, if you read the book this is definitely a movie for you to

If your genre is horror, mystery and mythical this is a
book for you. This is a got to see book and film
I would definitely recommend it.


Leo Metolli

How to pick a great book

• Firstly I would look at the cover, the cover usually tells you a lot about the book. But it does not tell you everything about the book.
• Secondly I would look at the blurb that gives you the basic story line.
• Thirdly read the first couple of pages or chapter
• And if you like it keep it, and if you don’t, put it back and search for another.

By Ollie Archer


It’s official! Langtree School is one of the best in the country for student progress and attainment at GCSE!

As a result of outstanding outcomes in 2015 – the very best results ever achieved in the school’s history – Langtree School has received national recognition for the value it adds to enable students’ high achievement at GCSE.

SSAT, the Schools, Students and Teachers Network, recently undertook its annual in-depth analysis of official Department for Education data on all state-funded schools in England and identified Langtree School’s success. In 2014, 84% of students secured 5 or more grades at A*-C, with 76% doing so including English and Maths. Furthermore, 39% of all grades awarded were at A* or A which placed Langtree fourth in the country in The Times’ list of top state schools with no sixth form.

Consequently, the school has qualified for two SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards by being in the top 20% of schools nationally for progress made by pupils between key stage 2 results at primary school and GCSE results at age 16, and in the top 20% nationally for high attainment. The school has been invited to receive their award at a regional celebration ceremony hosted by SSAT at Holland Park School in London on 12 May.

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT said:

‘Langtree School should be congratulated for their exceptional achievement. They have proved themselves to be leading the field in improving GCSE outcomes for their students. There is so much good practice that this school could share, and I hope they will join us at the celebration evening for the chance to network and share strategies with award-winning schools.’

Headteacher Rick Holroyd added:

‘These results are testament to the commitment and hard work of the students, teachers and the leadership team at Langtree School, and show what can be achieved when skilled teachers have high expectations and ambition for every young person. Most importantly I am delighted for the students in our class of 2014, as these results will open up so many opportunities and choices for them all in the future. I am also very pleased for the staff and the school, as these national awards serve as recognition for all the hard work which has been going on for so long to bring Langtree to this level of success.’