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Welcome to Shoeburyness High School

Welcome to Shoeburyness High School  

We are a community comprehensive academy with a 10% selective intake.  We are a heavily over-subscribed school with a positive learning ethos at the heart of all we do.

Shoeburyness High School is rated Good by Ofsted.   

“Students achieve well and make good progress, regardless of their starting points or backgrounds.” (Ofsted 2013)

“The school supports children with learning and is always welcoming and buzzing with life.” (Parent quote Ofsted 2013)

Proud of our students.  Proud of our school.   

Mark Schofield

About us

Why come to Shoeburyness High School?

because we have one of the widest ranges of Post-16 courses on offer in any school in the Borough, an ever expanding intake and year on year increased academic success.

because our facilities are excellent; offering exclusive suites of fully equipped study areas dedicated to year 12 and 13 students only.

because here at Shoeburyness; we believe in providing you with the right pathway to your future destination in life and to make the journey there a rewarding and successful one.

because our year 12 and 13 students are fully involved in the life of the school, are excellent role models for our younger students and actively support them; academically and socially.

because we have an exclusive and dedicated Post-16 team of staff who provide sound academic advice, outstanding pastoral care and workshops to support University or career choices.

Facilities available

At Shoeburyness, the accommodation for Years 12 and 13 is extensive. We have two exclusive study bases equipped with computer suites and quiet study/relaxation areas.

Subject areas have excellent facilities too, from purpose built Performing Arts studios to state of the art filming/ editing suites. The school also enjoys exclusive use of the Shoeburyness Leisure Centre during the day with its 30 station gym, 20m swimming pool and badminton/ basketball courts; so there’s every opportunity to stay fit and healthy.

Canteen facilities are great too, with a range of healthy meals at very reasonable prices which can be enjoyed in our spacious dining hall. We also use the dining hall for Learning Conversations, where you’ll be given one to one academic advice from our team of learning tutors in an open and relaxing environment, and as your service to the school, have the opportunity to share your expertise with younger students too.

Learner success

At Shoeburyness (Post-16) ‘Students achieve well thanks to consistently good teaching, and receive good guidance to help them in the future.’(Ofsted 2013) and we construct our learning pathways around them. In years 12 and 13, we continue to provide the same personalised pathways, along with outstanding care, guidance and support and a wealth of other opportunities such as guest speakers and timetabled academy groups for students to engage in. It is what makes us different. It is what makes us special: academic study in a really supportive community.

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Shoeburyness High School directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2016

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