“In Harmony, Achieving Excellence” Through harmonious partnerships between pupils, staff, parents and our community, Valentines High School a mixed comprehensive school of 1300 pupils in Redbridge, East London has achieved outstanding results. Striving for excellence in all we do is part of our culture at Valentines High School, as recognised in our Ofsted report: “The ethos of the school promotes a strong learning culture in which students are valued for who they are and what they contribute to the school's collective identity. Harmonious relationships are a most marked feature of the school. Very good teaching promotes very good learning and results in students achieving very well.” With 85% of our pupils from ethnic minorities, the school boasts a student body with over 50 home languages. Our intake is below average (usually D or E) but by Year 9 results are A* in all core subjects as against similar schools. By Year 11, results remain at A* for 5 + A* - C grades at GCSE as against similar schools. Results 2014: GCSE A*- C - 79% (68% including English and Maths) A Level - 99% (772 average points score) I hope you will consider a visit to VHS. We can arrange for you to observe our practice and speak to our staff on whole school issues or on subject specific areas. We look forward to welcoming you.