Shaftesbury High School

PC Ian Scanlon, a local Safer Schools Police Constable, will be hosting a Knife Crime Conference for Parents to discuss why children carry knives and what can be done to reduce the issue. The conference is on Thursday 13th July between 6pm and 8pm at Harrow Civic Centre. For more information please click here.
Our Transition 2017 booklet for new students, starting at Shaftesbury in September 2017, and their parents to read is now available. Please click here to view the booklet in PDF format.
We are delighted to announce that Sainsbury’s in Hendon have chosen Shaftesbury as their charity of the year. They have already started raising funds for the school and will be holding a charity weekend in early August to raise even more funds for Shaftesbury.

Welcome to Shaftesbury High School’s website

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

Please look at the SEND Offer PDF which explains our Special Educational Needs and Disability Offer at Shaftesbury.

‘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

Calendars & Events

Click here to see the dates for the 2016-17 academic year.

Click here to see the dates for the next academic year (2017-18).

Our calendar for the 2016-17 academic year is available here.

Our assembly themes for each week of the school year can be found here.

Healthy Schools London Bronze awardOfsted Outstanding award 2007-2008Ofsted Outstanding award 2010-2011Ofsted
PE Quality MarkNational Support School logoDuke of Edinburgh Award logoArts Council England logo
Global Learning Partner logoCity & Guilds logoSEN Specialist Schools logoBritish Council International School Award logo
Sainsbury's logoCommunication Friendly logoSTARS Bronze logoUnicef Rights Respecting Schools logo