'Striving for Excellence'
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Shirley High's motto is "Striving for Excellence" and we strive to be excellent and achieve in everything we do.
Notable Achievements’
Shirley High School has a long tradition of excellent achievement. Croydon Council even awarded Shirley High the "Secondary School of the Year Award 2011"
Value Added 2014 - Vocational - Voted third best school nationally (click on link for details)

Value Added 2015 - Shirley High School has been placed second in the country in the DfE Government league tables for Post-16 vocational progression (the only school to appear in the top 5 in both 2014 and 2015) – You can view the Schools week report on Post-16 performance: http://schoolsweek.co.uk/gcse-results-see-disadvantaged-schools-making-the-grade/
GCSE Results 2016
The school's GCSE examination results have shown a consistent improvement over the years and are continually above the national average.

65% Students achieved 5 x A*-C (English 75% Maths 57%)
24% Ebacc Qualification
8% A* Grades (A*/A 21%)
96% Students achieved level 1 (5+ A*-G)
1013 Value Added (Progress)

Post 16 Results 2016
A’Level: 86% A*-C; 100% A*-D
BTEC Ext. Diploma: 100% Dist*/Dist

Please feel free to have a read through our latest OFSTED REPORT . Also, if you have a moment, please have a look at our recent EXAM RESULTS, you will see that we consistently achieve outstanding results.
Celebration Of Success
Please click here to see the programme from our 2016 Celebration of Success evening.
Please click here to see the programme from our 2015 Celebration of Success evening.
Please click here to see the programme from our 2014 Celebration of Success evening.
Jack Petchey Award

Shirley High School is a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales. Company No.7837778, Registered Office: Shirley High School, Shirley Church Road, Croydon, CR0 5EF, Tel: 020 8656 9755 - Fax: 020 8654 8507 - Email: Office@shirley.croydon.sch.uk