Redland High Geography Department celebrates Centre of Excellence Award

The Geography Department at Redland High School was delighted to celebrate being awarded the Secondary Geography Quality Mark by The Geographical Association, and has become the only school in Bristol to achieve ‘Centre of Excellence’ status.

The SGQM award process encourages and supports schools to reflect on their work and strive for the highest quality in their teaching. All the award winners undergo a rigorous moderation process and the team of assessors were hugely impressed by the manner in which Redland High School is continuing to embrace new and innovative approaches to teaching Geography. The Centre of Excellence Award recognises the School’s contribution to disseminating quality approaches to the teaching of geography and Redland High is now one of only 36 Centre of Excellence schools in the UK.

Mrs Caroline Bateson, Headmistress at Redland High School, said, “I am extremely proud of the Department’s achievement which is the culmination of years of hard work. Mrs Neil, Head of Geography, is an enthusiastic and inspiring curriculum leader and teacher, demonstrated by the fact that this year 70% of our GCSE Geography students achieved A*/A grades, and I am delighted that her Department has been recognised by The Geographical Association as a Centre of Excellence.”

Visiting Mornings (9.30am – 11.30am)
Wednesday 6 November 2013
Monday 2 December 2013
Friday 14 March 2014
Tuesday 1 July 2014

Open Morning (All Years) – Saturday 19 October 2013 – Register in the Senior School from 9.15am
The Headmistress will give a short talk at the beginning of the morning, after which you are invited to tour the School, where you will have the opportunity to meet staff and pupils.

Sixth Form Information Evening – Wednesday 13 November 2013 – Register in the Senior School from 6.15pm
There will be an introductory talk followed by visits to subject departments and the Sixth Form House.

Year 7 and Year 9 Entrance and Scholarship Examinations – Saturday 18 January 2014
For entry to Year 7 and Year 9 – please contact Sarah (Admissions Secretary) on 0117 9245796

Junior School Spring Craft Open Morning
A perfect opportunity for girls to experience working in Redland High whilst having great fun making Spring Craft items
Key Stage 1 – Tuesday 25 March 2014
Early Years – Wednesday 26 March 2014

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