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HEAD'S WELCOME

I loved my school days.  I loved the friendships and the learning, the outdoor space and the school trips, the teachers and the sport.  I squeaked away badly on my violin, I sang with tuneless confidence and loved being on the stage.  In fact the only thing I disliked was the school food.  My education helped to shape me into the person I am today.  It gave me my passions for mathematics and science, the confidence to lead assemblies and staff meetings, my sense of right and wrong and my innate desire to be the best that I can be.  You could say I have never left school, but nor have I ever stopped learning. 

As I write my welcome for the website, we are in the calm before the storm as the school slumbers.  From the first time I visited Danes Hill in 2011 I recognised what a special school it is, I am now delighted to find myself here, as Head.  At the moment the school is quiet, the corridors are empty of children, but there is a purposeful buzz as the team prepare the fabric of the building and the grounds for another term full of laughter and learning, magic moments and lifelong lessons. 

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Current Bevendean Year 1 Parent
Bevendean Year 1 Parent

From the moment my children arrived at Bevendean, they have been guided through their first few school years with care, patience and understanding; by the truly amazing staff.  The teachers have recognised their strengths and weaknesses and have helped them develop into well rounded individuals. What an amazing start to their school journey. 

What the Parents Say...
2019 Registered Parent

After attending a few open days and private tours, I would like to highlight how impressed we were with Danes’ Hill organisation, level of detail, immediate response to all our enquiries and most of all the bubbly and happy learning environment we experienced during our visits. The happiness in children, the enthusiasm and dedication of teachers came across as distinctive strengths of your school while also showcasing very well behaved and polished children.

What the Children Say...
Current Year 8 Pupil

"The teachers really care about each pupil and ensure that we achieve to the best of our abilities"