Senior School - Crosfields School

Senior School

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Why Choose Crosfields Senior School?

A modern award-winning new building houses Crosfields Senior School, where we provide a varied academic programme, complemented by 90 co-curricular activities.

We know that this stage of your child’s academic journey is crucial for their future success and requires a careful combination of support, challenge and opportunity.

All pupils at Crosfields School follow the ASPIRE learning profile to help guide them through the challenges of learning and embrace it with the resilience required to tackle real-world problems.

Pupils have commented that they feel like they are in the Headquarters of Cool.
Mr Adam Mallins, Deputy Head Pastoral

Encouraging, supporting and challenging

Crosfields Senior School provides countless opportunities for all our students to build on the skills and experiences which they gained in their formative primary years.

We are proud of the achievements of our students and help every child to discover their strengths. Throughout the Senior School years, we work in partnership with you to nurture our students and feel privileged to play a role in enabling them to grow into young people who are well equipped to play productive roles in society.

Thoroughly, imaginatively and broadly

We encourage students, helping them to excel across all subjects and enabling them to gain the qualifications they need to move on to the next step…

Our highly qualified team of specialist teachers stretch and support our students throughout their Senior School years, from Year 7 through to the key GCSE Years 10 and 11. We’re proud of our strong track record of preparing students for some of the most academically demanding curricula, ensuring the perfect formula for academic excellence.

Making informed choices

As students embark on their Senior School education, their options broaden. They begin to have the chance to make informed choices about expanding their subject choices and selecting options to complement the core curriculum.

Thriving in a modern and inspiring environment, Crosfields offers exceptional facilities in our Senior School. Housed in our modern, architect designed (award winning) main building, which is flooded with light, we offer a plethora of benefits to inspire concentration and motivation.

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The Senior School library provides a large space for class and private study. Stocked with a wide variety of resources, our Librarian is on hand to advise what to choose next.

Facilities surround the main Performance Space, where school events are held and where the school gather to celebrate achievements and meet for Collect (what we call Assembly). Our Drama students, and all our other students who want to take part, can perform in our purpose-built Theatre . Sounds and tunes from a whole range of instruments can be heard throughout the day, emanating from the Crosfields Music School, next door.

The Senior School students have access to our well equipped Art and Pottery studios, CAD lab, Technology workshops and computer suites – all ready for your child to develop new skills.

Developing and nurturing a healthy mind, body and outlook

The café style dining in ‘The Hatch’ recognises that older children have different tastes, when it comes to school dinners. Our students were involved in creating the inspirational artwork around the walls and the banquet seating adds to the overall vibe, helping students to relax and refuel at key points in the day.

Breakfast is available to enjoy from 07:30. We appreciate that parents and carers have busy days ahead, so you can be assured that your children are having a great start to the day, whilst you can get on with yours.

There are 40 acres here for students to explore, offering the chance to breathe in fresh air, to help relax and rejuvenate between lessons.

Crosfields Sports Centre – boasts:

A 25m swimming pool, sport hall, strength and conditioning suite, dance studio and much more….

Sport is an integral part of life at Crosfields and a vast range of opportunities await your child here, both within the main school day and beyond. Discover our Co-curricular opportunities.

Encouraging a broad and varied outlook, we offer a range of residential trips which complement the curriculum and broaden the students’ life experiences. The annual year group trip is included in our fees.

Last year our students experienced trips to Outward Bound, experiencing the Lake District,  Morocco as part of the World Challenge, Biarritz for a yoga and wellbeing residential trip and a music tour to Jersey.

In 2023 our students can look forward to:

  • A dedicated Arts and Model United Nations trip to New York
  • Seville for Year 7 students
  • Ski trip to Italy
  • Berlin
  • Iceland
New D&T Suite

Focusing on the individual as part of the team, we provide support for every student, helping them with study skills. Aiding informed choices, which play to their strengths when selecting optional subjects.
Trained counsellors are on hand, visiting the school twice a week.

At the heart of the school is The Hub, where our SENCOs provide specific and dedicated help for students with specific educational needs and disabilities.

Your child’s education is our priority and we work in partnership with you throughout their Senior School Years.

We continually observe, test and assess our students throughout the school year, enabling us to make sure they are reaching key milestones and to identify any issues. Tutors are on hand to answer any concerns you might have. We provide regular updates on individual progress and invite parents and guardians to discuss this at parent’s evenings.

What’s next? – help to choose the right Sixth Form

In Years 10 and 11 we will talk to each student about their aspirations and help them to identify their Sixth Form choices. This is an exciting time but can also be daunting. We are here to provide advice and guidance.

Students in these year groups are pioneers, as Crosfields moves towards full capacity to aged 16. We are in the process of creating links with respected schools and colleges to help our students make the next step that’s right for each individual. Please note, any reference requests for Sixth Form choices should be requested through our Admissions Team on


Experience Crosfields Senior School

We give priority to our current students moving up to Senior School but very much welcome children from other schools and those families moving here from abroad. Crosfields students speak over 40 different languages, demonstrating the diversity here.

Don’t just take our word for it. We invite you to come and see Crosfields in action.

Book a Personal Tour  to see our amazing facilities for yourself.

Or join us for Open Event and see the bigger picture.

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