Ethos and Expectations

At Archbishop Blanch Church of England High School we aim to follow these Christian values in our lives together: 


COMMUNITY, COMPASSION, FORGIVENESS, FRIENDSHIP, THANKSGIVING AND TRUST

Our Mission Statement
We are one community showing the love of Christ through Friendship, Compassion and Thanksgiving.

Safeguarding our School

The safety and well being of our pupils is of paramount importance

  • This school aims to create and maintain a safe environment
  • We will manage situations should child welfare concerns arise
  • We aim to create an atmosphere of trust in which pupils feel confident to confide any concerns
  • We will help young people to understand the difference between acceptable and non-acceptable behaviour
  • We will teach them to stay safe from harm

The school's Safeguarding Lead is:
Mrs C Madeloso  (Deputy Head)

(full details of our Child Protection Policy can be found in the parents section of this website)

"Our two daughters have had the best start in life thanks to the caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff of Archbishop Blanch School. Choosing the right secondary school for one's children is such a difficult task, but we could feel the special ethos of ABS on our first visit. You inspire your pupils to achieve the academic heights of which they are capable in a happy, safe and vibrant environment" Parent

Our Commitment to...

Pupils

  • Provide an enjoyable and exciting environment in which pupils flourish.
  • Seek out gifts and talents and develop them to the full.
  • Give pupils a real voice in the development and evaluation of the school.
  • Provide a family community in which pupils can develop the knowledge and skills they need to become successful and valued young women.
  • Offer a wide range of subjects and extra-curricular activities.
  • Support pupils to realise their dreams.

Parents

  • Provide educational and pastoral excellence within a caring community.
  • Offer excellent teaching from dedicated and talented staff.
  • Help pupils become confident and vibrant young people with a true sense of integrity and self-worth.
  • Embark on a partnership with parents to ensure that each child is supported and encouraged to achieve their very best.
  • Provide an environment where high standards of behaviour, attendance and appearance are expected at all times.


Our school aims to equip students for life. True to our Anglican ethos, we will nurture academic potential, individual talent, respect and self worth in each person.

Parents
Resources

A Caring Christian Environment

"Our two daughters have had the best start in life thanks to the caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff of Archbishop Blanch School. Choosing the right secondary school for one's children is such a difficult task, but we could feel the special ethos of ABS on our first visit. You inspire your pupils to achieve the academic heights of which they are capable in a happy, safe and vibrant environment."
Archbishop Blanch Parent.


Ethos and Expectations

curriculum
Information

Academic Excellence

We have a tradition of high academic standards encouraging students of all abilities to achieve and be successful. Our curriculum gives students many opportunities to progress and develop into whatever field they choose offering a vast range of subjects at each stage across the school and giving an excellent choice of extra curricular enrichment.

Our talented teachers deliver lessons which are fun and exciting supported by state of the art technology and resources.


Curriculum Information

About Us
& Our School

Christian Ethos and Vision

The Christian Ethos of Archbishop Blanch School is a unique feature of our school. We offer a safe and caring environment in which every student can reach their full potential.

The faith life of our school is a strong feature of Archbishop Blanch. Our new school building compliments our Christian ethos and enables us to come together in groups small and large. We also have a dedicated prayer room for special services and spiritual moments.


More Information about the School

Sixth Form
Information

Sixth Form for the future

Archbishop Blanch has a successful sixth form which offers an excellent choice of subjects to both boys and girls:

Our experienced sixth form team offer both academic rigour, complemented by our supportive pastoral care which together produces outstanding results. 

Our new and exciting sixth form offers its own unique, facilities including: Study Centre, Dedicated Careers Advisor, Study Support Team and Social Area

More information about our Sixth Form