Headteacher’s Welcome

Dear Parents

I am delighted to extend a very warm welcome to you and your family.

Harlington Upper School is a very special place. We are a high attaining, academic school with outcomes at GCSE and A Level that consistently top the Bedfordshire league tables. We embrace an approach to teaching and learning that combines innovation with established best practice, and equip our young people with the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need to progress successfully beyond their school years.

We believe that every child, no matter their starting point, can succeed if challenged and inspired appropriately, and alongside our academic curriculum, we provide outstanding extracurricular opportunities, enrichment and personal development to provide a truly rounded education for all our young people.

Our expectation that our students are ambitious, altruistic and accountable, ensures that we achieve both excellent academic progress for our students while creating a happy, safe and harmonious environment. We are gifted with a highly motivated and talented staff body; every class is taught by subject specialists who are experts in their field.

Being part of the Pyramid Schools Trust ensures effective collaboration with our local Middle and Lower Schools and provides a seamless transition into Upper School enabling a cohesive, world class, all through education for our students. Harlington Upper School makes a difference to young people, and we very much look forward to welcoming your daughter or son to the school and enabling them to become one of our many success stories of the future.


Helen Harris

Head Teacher


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