Beverley High School

Beverley High School is a girls' comprehensive school in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Beverley High School
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Coordinates53°50′46″N 0°25′50″W / 53.8462°N 0.4305°W / 53.8462; -0.4305Coordinates: 53°50′46″N 0°25′50″W / 53.8462°N 0.4305°W / 53.8462; -0.4305
TypeSecondary school
Department for Education URN118072 Tables
Head teacherSharon Japp
Age11 to 18
Enrolment852 pupils

According to government league tables for 2018, it was the highest performing secondary school in the East Riding of Yorkshire, with a Progress 8 score of "well above average".[1] In 2015, the school was rated as "Good" by Ofsted, and "Outstanding" for quality of teaching and achievement of pupils.[2]

Beverley High School shares a joint sixth form with Beverley Grammar School.


Beverley High School opened on 23 September 1908. The school celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2008.[3] Some of the school buildings were constructed in 1875, as part of St Mary’s School, which became part of Beverley High School when it opened.[4]


Key Stage 3/4Edit

Beverley High School is a five-form comprehensive school for girls, with key stage 3 and 4 for those aged 11–16. At the end of this period, pupils sit the GCSE exams. The school currently has 816 pupils on roll.

Sixth formEdit

The Joint Sixth Form is the final stage before pupils leave school to either seek further education or employment, and is conducted jointly with Beverley Grammar School. Pupils split their time between the two schools. During the Sixth Form pupils sit only A2 exams. The sixth form also accepts pupils who have previously attended other schools.[5]

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "Secondary Performance – schools and colleges in East Riding of Yorkshire". Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Beverley High School Inspection Report 2015". Ofsted. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Beverley High School History". Beverley High School. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Beverley History". Beverley FM. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  5. ^ Beverley Joint Sixth Form Retrieved 8 April 2019. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Bev teen Eleanor stars in new Hollywood blockbuster Jack The Giant Killer". Hull Daily Mail. 18 January 2012. Archived from the original on 27 May 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Olympic Torch honour for inspirational Beverley actress Lindsey Chapman". Hull Daily Mail. 15 June 2012. Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Beverley High School Alumni". Beverley High School. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Beverley High School Alumni". Beverley High School. Retrieved 8 April 2019.
  10. ^ "Blue plaque foran original Beverley High School Girl" (PDF). Beverley High Life. June 2019. p. 2. Retrieved 23 February 2020.

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