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Fearnhill School

Fearnhill School

Icknield Way, Letchworth, SG6 4BA, United Kingdom

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Description Fearnhill School is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England.AdmissionsFearnhill School is a foundation comprehensive school located in Letchworth Garden City. There are over 500 students on roll including 100 students in the sixth form. The school is linked as a cooperative trust with The Highfield School. as The Letchworth Garden City Education Partnership.It is situated in the west of Letchworth, just north of the railway line to Baldock and Cambridge. It is on the Icknield Way.HistoryThe school's origins lie in Letchworth Grammar School, which moved to the site in 1976 after the former site closed in July of that year. The building of the former grammar school is on Broadway in Letchworth GC town centre.Academic standardsAfter several years in special measures and 'Requires Improvement, in June 2015 the school was judged by Ofsted to be "Good" and affirmed the school’s belief that it can become ‘Outstanding’ by adding that the leadership ‘demonstrate the necessary ambition and vision to secure further improvement for the school’. Ofsted confirmed that ‘teachers are committed to the success of their students’, ‘students behave well around the school’, ‘bullying is rare’ and ‘achievement shows substantial improvement’. In the GCSE results announced in August 2015, 47% of the students achieved A*-C grades including maths and English GCSEs. The A Level results in August 2013 were the best the school has ever achieved.

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