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Garth Hill College

Our Message to the Young People of Garth Hill

Garth Hill is a caring, stimulating, open and inclusive learning environment where excellence is standard.  We want to help you to become a confident, ambitious young person, with great aspirations for your future, and the aptitude, determination and commitment to go on and achieve well in your life. 

At Garth Hill, you will be part of a team, learning respect for others and our community.  You will work collectively in the spirit of healthy competition to help your ‘house’ be the best.  You will also be challenged and supported as an individual to be the best that you can be.  You will have excellent opportunities, inside and outside the classroom, to gain great experience and develop exceptionally well academically and personally. 

We know why we do what we do.  To work with young people and to teach is a privilege, and we well know the difference that we make.  We ask that you know well why you do what you do: To do well, to set yourself up for a better future so that you can enjoy a fulfilling and happy life, doing great work that you love, and be a great citizen. 

Always try to do your best, for yourself and for others. Present yourself and attend well. Get involved and make the most of College life. Trust in your ability.  Never give up, and remember that with hard work you can achieve beyond expectation.

At Garth Hill, we will never leave you behind. You will come with us. 

Garth Hill Values are British Values

Growth   |   Aspiration   |   Respect   |   Tenacity   |   Honesty

Hard work   |   Inclusion   |   Leadership   |   Learning

Actively promoting Garth Hill values means challenging opinions or behaviours in school that are contrary to those values.

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Garth Hill Pupils

Our expectations of pupils are clear and these are set out in the College’s Behaviour Policy and in the ‘Seven Habits of Highly Successful Garth Hill Pupils’.  Pupils need to adopt the ‘Seven Habits’ if they are going to be successful at the College. 

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Garth Hill Pupils

1.  Attend and be punctual.

2.  Wear your uniform correctly.

3.  Bring all your tools for learning.

4.  Behave impeccably.

5.  Follow instructions and rules - disruption free learning.

6.  Be kind and helpful to others.

7.  Always try your very best.