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Longdendale High School is a thriving 11-16 school built on strong values that inform all that we do. We have high standards where everyone is challenged and supported to flourish and encouraged to work hard to fulfil their aspirations. We expect every member of our school to be the best they can be. We have high expectations of all our staff, students and our wider community. Together we work hard so that everyone can achieve and feel safe and happy, ready to go on to have an exciting future.



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During British Science Week students visited the library to view a Q&A session from Professor Brian Cox on a range of physics theories, the students also took part the “Name the Scientist” Quiz, there were some fantastic prizes on offer with our eventual winners taking home a science encyclopaedia and a light that projects stars onto the ceiling. Congratulations to Evan and Oliver for scoring a perfect 8 out of 8.
Longdendale High School, founder member of the AspirePlus Educational Trust, is celebrating recognition as a Flagship School for Inclusion by IQM. This is a much coveted award, and puts Longdendale amongst one of only 100 schools nationally who have achieved this status. This award is a reflection of the truly inclusive approaches the school has at the heart of its provision. The comprehensive report provided by the IQM team highlighted just how special a school Longdendale is. The following extracts from the report give a flavour of why Longdendale achieved the award.
Longdendale High School is delighted to announce that it has been recognised for its quality home partnership working and presented with the Leading Parent Partnership Award. This is an excellent achievement for the school and we are pleased to be recognised for the work we do to engage and support our families to promote and secure the best possible outcomes and life chances for our young people. The assessor commented that “Young people, parents and families are at the heart of everyday life at Longdendale and staff ensure they are supported in a needs led manner. This may mean offering guidance outside of the normal school day and this is always appreciated”.