Our education environment offers a rich mix of community and faith schools, as well as academies and free schools, giving the perfect opportunity for career development in various settings. Of the 41 primary schools in H&F, 100% are judged by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’ or ‘good’.
There are 12 secondary schools in the borough, 11 of which are academies or free schools. Sixth form provision has expanded over the last few years with seven secondary schools now offering their own sixth forms alongside the dedicated provision at William Morris Sixth Form. Our four special schools also go from strength to strength with Queensmill recently expanding to be an all-through school.
H&F is ranked top in inner London and 6th nationally for the percentage of pupils reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics at KS2. By all key indicators H&F is above the national average at KS4 and is in line with national average at KS5. H&F is ranked top in inner London for performance in the English Baccalaureate (GCSE 9-5) and is joint top with Westminster for Attainment 8 and second for Progress 8 in Inner London.
There are four maintained nursery schools in H&F. These are situated in areas of need, and are all judged by OFSTED as outstanding.