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Below are a selection of stories that highlight just some of the unique features of the school.



Join our Sixth Form - posted 16th Aug

Welcome to Archbishop Holgate's Sixth Form

We are delighted that you are considering applying to Archbishop Holgate’s Sixth Form. As a Sixth Form we are committed to ensuring that our Christian values, outstanding care for the individual and excellent student achievement, remain at the heart of our provision.

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Operation Encompass - posted 25th Feb

Our school has been given the opportunity to take part in a new project that will run jointly between all schools, academies and colleges in York and North Yorkshire. This new project, Operation Encompass, has been designed to provide early reporting to schools of any domestic abuse incidents that occur outside of normal school hours and that might have had an impact on a child attending our premises the following day. This information will be shared at the earliest opportunity between Monday to Friday and, when an incident occurs on a Friday, Saturday or a Sunday, the police will contact us the following Monday.

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The Sunday Times Parent Power report places us in the top 250 State Schools for A* to B at A Level and A* to A at GCSE. - posted 29th Nov

The Sunday Times Parent Power report is considered an authoritative survey of the country’s best schools. It comes out a few weeks ahead of the official Government tables for secondary school performance.

The 24th edition of Parent Power identifies the 2,000 highest-achieving schools in the UK, ranked by their recent examination results This year two state secondary schools from York feature in the top 250 schools and rank higher than fee-paying equivalents in the city: Fulford is ranked above Bootham, The Mount and Pocklington Schools, while Archbishop Holgate’s is above the latter two, ranked as the 242nd best school in the country.

Data is based on % of A* to B grades at A Level and % of A* and A at GCSE. – Really it’s attainment based which makes it even better that we’re in there considering Post 16 starting points especially.

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AHS Video 2016 - posted 16th Aug

Have you seen our latest video?

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