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16/09/21

No booking required for our Open Evening today (tickets for Headteacher talks handed out on arrival). Simply turn up! Current students and staff will be waiting to show you our outstanding school. https://t.co/9f93OyoyLX

16/09/21

We are delighted to welcome Year 6 families to our Open Evening TODAY from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Whilst not compulsory, please consider wearing a face covering - thank you. We are delighted to be welcoming families onto the school site!

15/09/21

Less than 24 hours until our Open Evening! Year 6 pupils and their families are welcome to see our school on Thursday 16 September from 4.30pm to 7.30pm.

14/09/21

Year 11 Virtual Information Evening takes place this evening - Tuesday 14 Sept - from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. We look forward to seeing Year 11 Parents and Carers online later this evening.

14/09/21

Year 9 Virtual Information Evening takes place this evening - Tuesday 14 Sept - from 6.15pm to 7.15pm. We look forward to seeing Year 9 Parents and Carers online later this evening.

14/09/21

Reminder - the school will be closing at 12.20pm on Thursday 16 September in preparation for the Open Evening which will take place between 4.30pm and 7.30pm. Students who are helping at Open Evening should return to school at 4.00pm. Thank you.

14/09/21

PROSPECTUS - Please follow this link to take a look at our Prospectus for entry into Year 7: https://t.co/BKuqpC4skS

14/09/21

Open Evening information- we look forward to welcoming families onto the school site for Open Evening on Thursday 16 September. To keep everyone safe, we strongly encourage visitors to wear face coverings, if you can. Thank you.

14/09/21

Is your child absent from school? As engineers continue to resolve telephone/voicemail issues, please email the school if your child is absent or late to school via email: attendance.org 6thformabsence.org Thank you.

13/09/21

We are looking forward to meeting local Year 6 pupils with their families at our Open Evening this week! Thursday 16 September from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Please let your friends and family know.

10/09/21

Admissions Information ahead of our Year 6 into Year 7 Open Evening on Thursday 16 September can be found on our website, here: https://t.co/FwjcKVp211

10/09/21

Open Evening parking - with regret, there is limited parking on the school site and Hessle Grove is a private road. If you park in Sainsbury's Kiln Lane car park, please note there is a 2 hour limit. Please park with consideration for local residents - thank you!

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09/09/21

Glyn School Open Evening - Thursday 16 September 2021 from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. In the meantime, please visit our website to see our outstanding school. https://t.co/eECdeGhtkn

08/09/21

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Telephone Lines - with regret, our telephone lines are down. If you need to contact the school, please email glynmail.org

07/09/21

Blazers - due to the hot weather, students are NOT required to wear their school blazer on Wednesday 8 September, just for that day.

07/09/21

Telephone Lines - with regret, our telephone lines are down. If you need to contact the school, please email glynmail.org

06/09/21

We regret that our phone lines are currently down. Please email glynmail.org with any urgent enquiries.

Vision, Values and Aims

Glyn School is a vibrant school for boys aged 11 to 16, and a successful mixed Sixth Form.  Founded in 1927, we have a rich history of academic excellence, sporting prowess, artistic achievement and service to the community.  The school carries the responsibility of being graded ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2009 and in 2012.  In 2014 we were designated a Teaching School, one of a select number that represent the most outstanding and innovative practice nationally.  We were also awarded SCITT status in 2015.  Finally, we have the privilege and responsibility of being a founder member of GLF schools, a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) where the focus on collaboration, leadership and school improvement enables students to ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish`.

At Glyn School we hold high expectations of all our students in every respect.  We aspire to provide students with an outstanding learning experience each and every day. Every decision that we make is centred on their learning and achievement as we seek to enable each one to meet and exceed their potential.  Our incredibly dedicated and talented staff never give up on a student.

Glyn School’s Mission Statement

‘Glyn School’s mission is to inspire a love of learning and achievement that is founded on the virtues of integrity, respect and a desire to succeed. Every person is highly valued and expected to achieve their potential, through academic challenge, sporting endeavour and technological innovation’.

Glyn School’s Motto: Learn - Achieve - Enjoy - Succeed

Our newest school motto (introduced in September 2007) articulates all we aspire to in every lesson and for every student.  We want students to be serious about school, but at the same time to enjoy their learning and be inspired by their lessons.  This should lead them to achieve (both in terms of attainment and progress). We strive to ensure that their experience is founded on our eight core values (introduced in 2008).

Learning and Achievement: This is our core business – students learning and working towards outstanding achievement.  We expect students to learn in every lesson and to make progress from whatever their starting point may be.

Challenge and Opportunity: We want our students to be genuinely challenged in their learning so they go on to achieve the very highest standards in all aspects of their school life.  We want students to achieve the very highest standards academically; in the creative and performing arts; technology and in the sporting arena.  For students to reach the very highest standards they must develop resilience.  Resilience means encountering challenges and learning to persevere and bounce back when they fail. 

Community and Enjoyment: We aspire for students to learn and enjoy what real community is and that they make a meaningful contribution to the school and external community – whether it be their Tutor, House, or Year group, whole school or external community.  A key part of living in a community is understanding and participating in healthy competition and challenge.  Therefore, we place real importance to every student participating in activities/competition both in and outside of school.  We need to ensure that the culture in the school is positive and supportive so students can genuinely enjoy their school experience.

Integrity and Respect:  These two values underpin our entire philosophy.  Integrity means ‘doing the right thing, even when someone isn’t looking’.  A school community motivated by integrity and embodying a true understanding of respect and care for others is a successful school.

Tenax propositi ulteriora peto: Firm of purpose I seek for nothing but the best.

We also continue to use the original school motto from 1927. This is an important part of our heritage and a reference point for our ethos.

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