Shaftesbury High School

Be Kind – Be Resilient – Be Respectful – GROW

We have a vacancy for an ICT teacher to start in September 2018.
Please click here for the job advert. The ICT Co-ordinator role job description can be found here and the teacher job description can be found here.
The deadline for applications is 3pm on Friday 11th May 2018. Interviews will take place on Thursday 17th May 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
The teaching application form can be found here.
Shaftesbury is involved with the Jack Petchey Foundation’s reward and recognition initiative which enables us to celebrate the achievements of our students and staff. We also appreciate the additional funding the Scheme gives us and we are grateful to have recently received funding for coaches to take students to the Globe Theatre in March. For more information please click here to view our Jack Petchey Foundation page with information about what we’ve bought for the school with the Jack Petchey Foundation money or click here to visit the Jack Petchey Foundation website.
Shaftesbury is digital. We’re on ClassDojo, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Tootoot. To find out more about our social media presence, please click here.
We are delighted to announce that Sainsbury’s in Hendon have chosen Shaftesbury as their charity of the year for 2017.

Welcome to Shaftesbury High School

Shaftesbury is a special needs school located in the London borough of Harrow with capacity for approximately 160 students, aged between 11 and 19, with learning, emotional, behavioural, autistic, communication, medical, physical, sensory and social needs.

Please click here to view our SEND Offer (September 2017) which explains our Special Educational Needs and Disability Offer at Shaftesbury.

In September 2017 Harrow Council launched a website showing their local offer for students with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities. Click here to visit the Harrow Council Local Offer site.

‘Shaftesbury Says’

Shaftesbury High School is a community of pupils, staff, parents, carers and governors. We believe that…

  • We all have the same Rights.
  • We show Respect to all the members of the School community.
  • We know there will always be someone to Listen, or talk to, if we feel upset.
  • We should be Safe wherever we are, and whatever we do.
  • We are a Healthy school in all that we do.
  • We will always Work to the best of our ability

2017-18 Calendars & Events

Term dates / Calendar 2017-18 / Weekly assembly themes / Lunch menu


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