Minerva Learning Trust

Vision

Welcome to Handsworth Grange Community Sports College. We are a popular 11-16 comprehensive school located in the South East of Sheffield.

Our mission is to provide an exceptional education for every student, every day.

To achieve our mission we will:

Provide a broad and balanced curriculum that challenges everyone.

Provide care and support to break down barriers to learning.

Improve our students' vocabulary, comprehension and reading skills.

Demand high levels of progress and achievement from all students.

We are fully inclusive and have a strong family ethos. Our student population is diverse and we celebrate our beliefs and cultures which creates a rich, vibrant atmosphere. We have high expectations of everyone, staff and students alike, and work hard to develop positive relationships to create a firm sense of togetherness. In doing so we promote the following values:

Together we:

• Care for each other

• Laugh with each other

• Learn from each other

• Celebrate with each other

• Are safe, responsible and respectful

We have a tradition of strong academic performance, in particular in English, Mathematics and Technology. For the last 4 years we have achieved above average Progress 8 scores and we are currently ranked 4th highest in Sheffield. We are proud of the achievements of our disadvantaged students who have the highest levels of progress in the City.

In October 2017 we were judged to be ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted and as a result we founded the Minerva Learning Trust. As part of that role we work collaboratively and share best practice with other schools in the Trust. You can access our most recent Ofsted report below.

Our students are approachable and friendly. Please come and see for yourself; we welcome visitors to the school.

Mr N Parker - Headteacher

Ms B Matthews - CEO Minerva Learning Trust

Ethos

Mission

Exceptional education for every student, every day

Beliefs

To achieve our mission we will:

1 Provide a broad and balanced curriculum that challenges everyone

2 Provide care and support to break down barriers to learning

3 Improve our students' vocabulary, comprehension and reading skills

4 Demand high levels of progress and achievement from all students

Our values

Together we:

  • Care for each other
  • Laugh with each other
  • Learn from each other
  • Celebrate with each other
  • Are safe, responsible and respectful