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A York headteacher, previously honoured for his exceptional leadership in the North of England at the Educate North Awards, has now won a national award at the Education Business Awards last week. Rod Sims, Headteacher at York High School, has received the ‘Education Business Leadership Award – Secondary’ at the Education Business Awards ceremony in...
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Week 34 – 14 June 2024   Key Dates Year 10 Practice Exams – Start Tuesday 18th June Y9 Hornsea Trip – Friday 21st June   End of an Era It is always a bittersweet week when we have the Year 11 Leavers assembly. If I have one regret about YHS it is that we...
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Week 33 – 7 June 2024 Key Dates SBMAT Sports Festival – Tuesday 11th June Y7 Bradford Trip – Wednesday 12th June Dare to Dream For me the week started with the sad news that Rob Burrow had finally lost his fight with Motor Neurones Disease. I know that I am not on my own...
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Week 32 – 24 May 2024 Key Dates Half term break – Monday 27th – Friday 31st May Return to school – Monday 3rd June New Principal Appointed Great news this week that Gavin Kumar has been appointed as the new Principal for York High School.  I am really pleased for the school as I...
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A new principal has been appointed to lead York High School. Gavin Kumar has been named as the York secondary school’s new principal and will take up the post in September, following the retirement of current headteacher, Rod Sims. Mr Kumar, who is currently Trust Associate Principal at Hope Sentamu Learning Trust in York, previously...
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Week 31 – 17 May 2024 Key Dates Y11 GCSE Exams continue One Week To Go… One week to go before half term and the weather is looking good for the weekend. Year 11 have been superb this week with a great attitude in the exams. Rest and revise this weekend for the big push...
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Week 30 – 10 May 2024 Key Dates Y11 GCSE Exams continue A Strong Start for Year 11 Exams Great week at YHS this week, summer finally arriving makes all the difference. It has been fantastic to see some of our students in YHS shorts this week. Apart from that it has been business as...
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Week 29 – 3 May 2024 Key Dates Y11 GCSE Exams begin – Tuesday 7th May Y7 Parents Evening – Wednesday 8th May Good Luck to Year 11 Hello and Happy Bank Holiday I am going to start this week with the following notice from Mrs Lawson to Year 11: We would like to wish...
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Week 28 – 25 April 2024 Key Dates Y8 Ripon Workhouse Trip – Wednesday 1st May Y11 GCSE Exams begin – Tuesday 7th May Thank you Thank you to everyone who has passed on their congratulations for the Educate North Award that I was lucky enough to receive last week. However this school is not...
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Rod Sims, Headteacher at York High School, has been recognised for his ‘outstanding contribution as a Head Teacher within an education establishment in the North of England during 2023/2024’ at the Educate North Awards last week. Mr Sims clinched the award due to the profound impact of his leadership and unwavering commitment, which has significantly...
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