Welcome to Ellowes Hall Sports College

A place to aspire and achieve

Headteacher - Mrs Carla Leslie

Welcome to Ellowes Hall Sports College and thank you for taking the time to visit our website. We’ve tried to give you a flavour of what it is like to be a student here and the great range of opportunities, both in and out of the classroom.

It is my pleasure to be Ellowes Hall Sports College Headteacher; working with the students, parents, staff and governors to build a school we can all be proud of. We are all determined to fulfil our vision of being a highly successful and inclusive school at the heart of our community. This school year will see the launch of our new strategic plan, which drives the school to ever-improving academic outcomes whilst also emphasising personal development and extra-curricular opportunities. We have high expectations for all our students. We expect them to work hard, to behave well, to wear their uniform with pride and follow all our school rules. Our three school principles are: Be Respectful, Be Proud and Learn without Limits.

Located in a spacious campus, first-class facilities all combine to provide a uniquely rounded learning experience for Ellowes Hall students. That rounded approach is really what sets us apart. From day one, we are dedicated to blending academic excellence with a wealth of experiences beyond the classroom. By helping students to excel in mind, body and spirit, we aim to help them unlock and fully realise their true potential. Today’s staff and pupils are living proof of the clear benefits offered by that ethos.

Also reflecting the Invictus Trust’s commitment to help bring out the best in all, are our high standards of teaching and a diverse yet rigorous curriculum. The enormous range of activities we offer away from the classroom ensures that each pupil can grow and develop wherever their interests and talents may lie. We are passionate about sport at Ellowes Hall. It plays a vital role in the life of all our pupils here and we have a long tradition of producing competitive and successful teams in both major and minor sports. We are proud to say that Ellowes Hall students are regularly selected to represent county and country. The School firmly believes in the unique educational and social values that the experience of playing team sports provides, and considers participation in team sports to be very important – for all ages or ability levels.

The School’s achievements in music, art and drama with both staff and pupil-led productions playing a starring role. These are rehearsed and performed in the School’s drama and theatre facilities. Broader experience of the arts is gained with visits to theatres, concerts and other events across the Trust. Concerts, and performances, within the School and beyond, encourage pupils to develop their talents.

This website aims to set out what makes Ellowes Hall special, but it is no substitute for coming to see for yourself. We strongly encourage you to come and experience our wonderful setting and meet the Headteacher, staff and pupils, who will be happy to show you around. This will give you an opportunity to discover what it is like to be a pupil at Ellowes Hall and get a feel for day-to-day life at the School