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St Ivo School
Welcome

Welcome to St Ivo School!

Our ethos is about fulfilling potential, ensuring that everyone who comes to our school achieves everything of which they are capable - nothing is more important to us than that.  We are also a friendly, welcoming school, where students work hard and achieve great things, every day!

The key to young people fulfilling their potential is that they receive an outstanding education, which is the sole aim of our school.  Our key aim, as staff, is to ensure that we are providing all our students with that outstanding education.  Another key aspect is to create the conditions in which young people can flourish, so working together to ensure great teaching is a high priority.  From the students, we expect a superb attitude to their learning, extraordinarily hard work every day and outstanding behaviour.

Of course, examination results matter, but St Ivo School is about much more than examination results.  It is about providing students with a broad, balanced and enriching experience of school life, in a caring environment, that will help them develop as confident, active citizens of the 21st century, who can make their own contribution towards making our world a better place.

We are an open school; if you would like to come and see us, please do contact us.  We would love to see you!

Useful links:

DfE performance tables

School Improvement Plan

Self Evaluation Form

Ofsted reports: May 2014, January 2015

Ofsted letter and action plan - June 2015

Parent handbook

Year 9 into 10

The Key Stage 4 prospectus is now available. The choices form to be submitted is also available as a separate document for easy printing. Completed form need to be returned to the school by Tuesday 24th February.

Sixth Form - entry September 2015

The Sixth Form prospectus for 2015-16 can be found here. The application form is also available separately here. Our entry requirements booklet can now be accessed here.

Governors' News

Please see the Governors' page for latest news items, which currently include:

  • Governance Improvement Plan
  • National Governors' Association External Review of Governance - report publication
  • Parent and Staff Governor elections
  • Outcome of independent complaints panel hearings
IVO News

Week beginning Monday 29th June (Week A)

Uniform benchmarking information

Uniform information pack

Details of social media accounts associated with the school are available here

Dance News

On Tuesday 30th June, two of St Ivo’s dance companies performed at DanceEast’s platform “Move | Be Moved”, this event showcases dance from the eastern region. Our two dance companies were selected to perform from a range of applicants including other schools, FE colleges, dance colleges and community dance groups. All students, from Years 7, 8 and 9 performed like professional dancers and were a credit to the school, in what was their first time performing together out of school at a professional venue. The dance department is incredibly proud of their achievements. For more photos and videos see facebook.com/StIvoSch

St Ives Eco-Day

On Monday 29th June, the school hosted the second St Ives Environmental Network 'Eco-Day'. The event built upon last year's success with over 300 students from St Ivo, Hinchingbrooke, Wheatfields and Thorndown participating in a range of interactive activities from planting their own meadows to riding a smoothie generating bicycle! Many of the stalls came from locally based organisations engaging the students in local and global environmental issues. A throughly successful, enjoyable educational event for all staff, student and visitors involved!

Mother Tongue Other Tongue Awards 2015

on Monday 29th June, Mrs Moore took three St Ivo winners to an awards ceremony at Manchester Met. University, where they were chosen to read their shortlisted poems to the lecture theatre, and were presented with their awards by Dame Carol Ann Duffy and Amir Khan.
Ethan from Year 7 won for KS3 Other Tongue with his poem in German
Gabija from Year 7 won for KS3 Mother Tongue with her poem in Lithuanian
Minhaj from Year 10 won for KS4 Other Tongue with his poem in German
All prize winners were awarded a goody bag, a trophy and an Amazon voucher. Well done!

Art sketch books for Years 7 to 9 September 2015

Please note that from September, Year 7, 8 and 9 students should have two  A4 paper backed sketch book, which are cheaper than the thicker hard backed books used in previous years. One book will be for classwork, the other for homework tasks.

St Ivo School Association

We are pleased to announce the launch of the St Ivo School Association (SISA) website at www.stivoschoolassociation.org. On this website you will find details of SISA news and events, as well as information about the association, meetings, minutes and much more.
St Ivo School Association Committee 

St Ivo School is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with registered number 07703797.
The registered office is St Ivo School, High Leys, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 6RR. Telephone number 01480 375400.
St Ivo School's VAT registration number is 127125733.