Welcome From The Head

Welcome to The Harbour School's website.  We hope you enjoy exploring our website and finding out about our School.  At The Harbour School we work in collaboration with our community of learners, staff, parents/carers and partners to achieve the best outcomes for all of our learners.  Our goal is to support learners to fulfil their true potential and of last year we supported our Year 11's to achieve a record number of qualifications.  We are rightly proud of the progress our learners make not just with their learning but also with their social and emotional development.
As you will see, at The Harbour School we are PASSIONate about helping our learners to be the best they can be now and in the future.

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  • The Harbour School - 'Set to Sail'
      The Harbour School has recently been awarded funding from Sport England for the purchase of a Venture Keelboat, we are extremely excited about the…
  • The Harbour is a 'Good' School
    At the beginning of June 2015 The Harbour School had its statutory inspection by Ofsted. We are pleased to share with our parents/carers and other…
  • Wildlife Photography Exhibition
    Wildlife Photography Exhibition Stamshaw learners to display fantastic wildlife photographs at The Lodge Arts Centre, Victoria Park on Wednesday 17th June - 5pm - 7pm. Hope to see…
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The Harbour School is a community where young people feel they matter and belong, enabling them to improve their social, emotional and academic skills to be the best they can be.

At The Harbour School our PASSION is:

  • to unlock the potential of all of our young people to enable them to be the best that they can be
  • to improve outcomes for young people both in provision and through outreach
  • to build positive relationships with young people where they have a sense of belonging and feel worthwhile
  • to work in partnership with young people, their parents/carers and other professionals to facilitate collaborative work focused on improved outcomes
  • to provide expertise exemplified in the teaching of social, emotional and academic skills, giving young people the tools to succeed and overcome their barriers
  • to be a centre of excellence of personalised learning for young people with BESD and/or medical needs
  • to provide equality of opportunity to raise aspirations and improve lives of young people including supporting young people to remain successfully in or to return to mainstream education wherever possible


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