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Shirley High School Performing Arts College, Croydon

Borough: Croydon
Address: Shirley Church Road
Town: Croydon
Postcode: CR0 5EF
Phone: 020 8656 9755
Website: Shirley High School Performing Arts College
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Gender: Mixed
Age group: 11-18
Number of Pupils:
Latest Ofsted report (external)
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Shirley High School is a mixed, 6 form entry, 11-18 comprehensive school in Croydon which has performing arts school specialist status. The school has a Christian tradition.

In June 2012 the school was placed in the top 10% performing academies and schools by the SSAT (Specialist Schools and Academy Trust). In 2012 100% of students gained 5+ A*-C grades at GCSE.

The school places a strong emphasis on staff training: the continual professional development programme is accredited by the College of Teachers and allows staff to obtain a Certificate and/or Diploma in Educational Studies.

In 2013 Ofsted reported:

"Attendance is above average and exclusions are low. Students behave well, feel safe, enjoy school life and have positive attitudes to learning. This reflects the good opportunities for student leadership. The curriculum has breadth and depth with exciting opportunities for extra-curricular activities, particularly in the performing arts and sports. Partnerships with local schools support the teaching of sixth form vocational subjects effectively. "



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