John Summers High School

John Summers High School, in the county of Flintshire, is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school some three miles from the English border and set on a large campus at Queensferry.

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The campus offers a range of services including a primary school, medical facilities, public library, adult education facilities, the educational psychologist(s) office and a resource centre.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

There are currently 382 on roll, of whom 56 are in the sixth form. Post-16 education in the area is provided by the Deeside Consortium, which consists of John Summers High School and three other schools. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

This partnership arrangement enables the school to offer a broad and comprehensive academic and vocational curriculum.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The school is located in an area of significant social deprivation. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The three-year average percentage of pupils who are eligible for free school meals is 33.4%; this is almost double that of the national average of 17.4%. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The percentage of pupils with special educational needs is 35.6% and the percentage of pupils with statements of special educational needs is 3.1%. The national average figures are 18.6% and 2.6% respectively.  ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The school currently has a headteacher, a deputy head and an assistant head. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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