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Shaftesbury High School



September 2020 school return
Students will have a phased return. Please click on the link below to access the details.
School return



Shaftesbury is

Following our recent inspection, please click through the following links.

Inspection Report

Parent/Carer Letter


Shaftesbury is a special needs school located in the London borough of Harrow

With capacity for approximately 170 students, aged between 11 and 19, with learning, emotional, behavioural, autistic, communication, medical, physical, sensory and social needs.

Shaftesbury went to the WE Day UK 2019 on 6th March.
One of our students, Jevounghn in Year 11, was fortunate enough to meet Prince Harry!

One of our 6th Form students, Niraj, was invited to Google's London offices for the semi-final of the Vlogstar Challenge.

Our Vision & Values

To give all students an equal opportunity in their education, whatever their ability, class, race or gender.

To involve parent, community groups and local businesses in developments and activities inside and outside school.

To create in all students respect for, and tolerance of, all members of the wider community.


This school continues to be outstanding. The leadership team has maintained the outstanding quality of education in the school.

  • You have embedded a culture of high expectations. Leaders make sure that pupils achieve all that they are capable of, both academically and in terms of personal development.
  • Leaders have ensured that the school remains at the forefront of developments in the education of pupils with special educational needs or disability.
  • The leadership team has ensured that all safeguarding arrangements are fit for purpose and records are detailed and of high quality.
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