Claydon High School
Church Lane, Claydon, Suffolk, IP6 0EG

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Headteacher:  Mrs S Skinner

2016: Claydon High School celebrates a five year high in GCSE results!

Students and staff have once again been rewarded for their hard work and commitment with another great set of results.  Of the 148 pupils at Claydon High School, 71% of students achieved A*-C in both English and Maths.  

Students in Chemistry, Physics and Further Maths recorded a fantastic 100% A*-C success rate with top results in other subjects including: Biology 97%, English Language 85%, Spanish 85%, Business Studies 82%, Drama 81%, R.E. 80%, P.E. 80%, Media 77% and Maths 75%. 

We are determined that our students are given every opportunity to be the best that they can be and they have certainly excelled themselves this year.  I am delighted with the individual results for students and offer my congratulations to our young people who should all be very proud of what they have achieved, in terms of both academic success and the contribution they have made to school life over the past five years.

I would also like to thank our teaching and support colleagues who always insist on delivering excellence, our governors for supporting us and to families who have gone out of their way to ensure that their sons and daughters have been well supported at home.

As our students move on to the next chapter in their lives, we wish them all the very best of luck.

Mrs S Skinner



2016 Results




Attainment 8



Progress 8 Score                      Sig+



Progress 8 English                   Sig+



Progress 8 Maths                     Sig+



Progress 8 Ebacc                     Sig+ 



A*-C in English and Maths



English Baccalaureate



English A* - C

(3+ Levels of Progress English)





Maths A* - C

(3+ Levels of Progress Maths)





P8 Disadvantaged



P8 Non Disadvantaged




Highlights - Progress 8​

  • ​High ability disadvantaged students +0.33 (ranked top 11% nationally)
  • English -    High ability students +0.35 (ranked top 13% nationally)

High ability disadvantaged students +0.69 (ranked top 2% nationally)

  • Maths -      High ability students +0.46% (ranked top 8% nationally)

High ability disadvantaged students +0.48% (ranked top 5% nationally)

  • Ebacc -      Low ability students +0.79% (ranked top 13% nationally)

High ability disadvantaged students +0.40 (ranked top 13% nationally)

  • SEN supported students = +0.72


We are 7th nationally for similar (based on KS2) schools in 2016 results.


2015:  Best results ever!

70% 5 A*- C including English and Maths

Congratulations Year 11 on a fantastic set of results which you richly deserve. I am delighted that your dedication to learning throughout the past five years has been rewarded collectively with our best ever result!  As well as celebrating exam results, I would also like to pay tribute to the contribution you have made to school life in sport, music, drama, art and the many other areas of achievement and creativity in which you have excelled. I wish you all the very best with the next stage of your education and training and look forward to seeing you at our Presentation Evening in December.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank parents and carers for their fantastic support and the highlight the hard work and commitment of all the teachers, staff, governors and wider community that has contributed to our success this year and helped students on their journey.

Well done to you all.

Mrs Skinner



2015 Results 



5 A*-C inc English and Maths


English Baccalaureate


3+ Levels of Progress English


3+ Levels of Progress Maths



School Performance Tables

To access the Department for Education (DFE) school performance tables, please click here


Latest News


Welcome to Year 7

We would like to extend a very warm welcome to our new Year 7 students and their parents/carers.

Starting high school can feel a bit daunting at first but it is also very exciting and great fun. You will be part of a warm and friendly school community offering all the support you need to help you feel at home and to achieve your personal best in school. Although Claydon High School may be a lot bigger than your primary school, rest assured that everyone will be happy to help you settle in, find your way around and make lots of new friends.


School Games Silver Award

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We have been successful in our application for a Silver School Games Award. The School Games Mark (which is recognised by Ofsted) rewards schools for their commitment to and development of competition, school sport and physical education.

In order to achieve any level of the School Games Mark, we must meet a set of prerequisites including: providing opportunities that attract less active young people to participate in physical activity; a calendar of competition that demonstrates opportunities for young people with SEND to take part in competitions; a notice board and/or in-house school digital system that promotes School Games activity and much more.



Please click here for details.


Important Notices

South Suffolk Learning Trust

On 1st June 2017, Claydon High school, East Bergholt High School and Hadleigh High School joined together to form a multi-academy trust - The South Suffolk Learning Trust. The three strong schools will be working together to share best practice within the partnership as well as supporting other schools in Suffolk. The South Suffolk Learning Trust (led by an experienced board of local trustees) intends to grow and support the learning of Suffolk youngsters aged between 3 and 19 and add positively to improving life chances of Suffolk children through effective collaboration.

Headteachers Sarah Skinner, Colin Turner and Caroline Gibson are delighted to be formalising partnerships across schools and enabling an even wider number of children to reach their full potential.


New Lunch Menu Launch

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Please click here to download the new lunchtime menu provided in our Megabites canteen by Vertas Catering. Please note that there is a three week rotation and w/c 20th February 2017 is week one.


New Recycling Facilities

Recycle your unwanted clothing and paper and raise vital funds for your school in the process!

The PTA have arranged for paper and textile recycling banks to be situated in the coach car park at Claydon High School and are available for both school and community use. Please click here for more details. For safety reasons, restrictions of use apply when buses are dropping off and collecting students in the mornings and afternoons.


  • Successes and Highlights

    We are delighted to share the exciting news that Claydon High School has been named in the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools in England.

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