Year 12 Registration

Registration for all new Year 12 students is on Tuesday 1st September at 1:30 in the main hall. For all 6th Form enrolment enquiries please email Mr Duffell, director of 6th form:

Welcome Year 6!

During the Year 6 transition days, the Years 6 pupils came into school and spent one day with their new form tutors and one day experiencing taster lessons. They also enjoyed using their Smartcards to buy lunch in the dining hall!

As an EBuddy, we helped the students by showing them around the school and taking small groups to put money on their Smartcards. We also helped by telling the Year 6 pupils where to go when they weren’t sure. Additionally, the EBuddies helped the form tutors by handing things out and helped to teach the Year 6 pupils who struggled with the transition. We reassured them that there is nothing to worry about.

Hopefully, the Year 6 pupils found the transition days helpful and enjoyed them. We look forward to seeing them in September.

By Emily. Year 7 EBuddy.

Year 6 comments:

“I have really enjoyed my induction days because they have made me realise that there is nothing scary about high school.”


“I have enjoyed doing all the lessons. I also got chance to make some new friends and hang out with my friends that go to different schools. I had lots of fun.”


“I enjoyed using a Smartcard at lunch and break and meeting new people.”


“I am not very worried about getting lost, because I have been around the school.”


“I’ve enjoyed my time at Helsby. The treasure hunt, the lessons and spending time with my form tutor. I’m looking forward high school.”


 “I have thoroughly enjoyed it, and it has reassured me that I will be fine.”


Another Great Year For A-Level Results At Helsby High School!

Staff and students at Helsby High School are celebrating another year of exceptional A-Level results. The results show outstanding performances from students, the majority of whom are all set to take up their place at their first choice university. Provisional analysis shows 51% of all grades being at A* to B and 80% of grades being at A* to C. Overall 98% of grades were at A* to E.

Hearty congratulations to all our students who have worked so hard to achieve such an excellent set of results, including the15 students who achieved 3 or more A* and A grades.

Mr John Dowler, Headteacher, praised students and staff for all their hard work and commitment,
“The school is very proud of the continuing success of our sixth form students. This not only a tribute to their talents and dedication, but also reflects the commitment of staff and the strong home school partnerships that we enjoy. We are delighted to note that many students have achieved outstanding individual results, and we wish all our young people well in the future. ”

Pictured – some of the students who achieved at least 3 A level grades at A* or A in their subjects.










Left to right: Karrar Al-Zubaidy, James Seabright, Zoe Ralph, Samuel Pettinger-Harte, Anna Scaife, Keith Blackhall, Kate Merrill, Tom Jacobson, Christopher Woolmington and Liam Brown.

Arts Festival.

Following another successful Arts Festival, we would like to thank all who helped and supported this event.

The Art & Design Department has been given a very special accolade of being the number 1 performing Art Department in the country by Oxford Analytics

We are very pleased and excited by this as we have always strived to be the best at what we do. Congratulations to all the talented students we teach for gaining such outstanding results and we hope to continue producing work of exceptional standard into the future.

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Year 13 – Thursday 13th August from 8am – 12 noon
Year 12 – Thursday 13th August from 9am – 12 noon
GCSE results – Thursday 20th August from 9am – 12.30pm

Many thanks

School Uniform

During the summer holidays the uniform shop will be open:

• Wednesday 26th August 9.30am – 12.30pm
• Thursday 27th August 9.30am – 12.30pm
• Tuesday 1st September 10.00am – 12noon
• Wednesday 2nd September 10.00am – 12noon

Orders for uniform placed on line after school closes on 17th July can be collected either by you or your child on Thursday 3rd September and not during the school holidays.

During term time the shop will be open:
• Monday 1.15pm – 2.00pm

Orders for uniform placed online during term time will be dealt with the following working day and given to your child.

Discounted bus tickets for young people

Stagecoach has introduced a discounted child fare.

This offer will be extended to all children up to the age of 19 years from 19 July 2015. Making bus travel for young people between the ages of 5 to 19 on Stagecoach services a really sustainable option with a weekly unlimited travel ticket in the Chester area only.

Chester weekly unlimited ticket £5.00

Cheshire and Merseyside weekly ticket £6.80

Download further information


Thank you to the Year 7 EBuddies

Ebuddies & JDO

Thank you to the Year 7 EBuddies for their involvement with Year 6 Transition!

The role of the Year 7 EBuddy is one that not only supports but also enhances the induction opportunities for Year 6. Throughout the year the Year 7 EBuddies have been actively involved in various events and visits. The feedback from Primary Schools, Year 6 students and their parents has been overwhelmingly positive.

One parent has stated, ‘Your Year 7 EBuddies have been excellent role models and represented Helsby High School in an excellent light, as a result my child can’t wait to join in September.’

Thank you to all Year 7 EBuddies for being excellent ambassadors for Year 7 and fulfilling their role in a mature, responsible and efficient manner.

We are all very proud of you!

Ms Simmonds & Mrs Turner

Fancy doing something fun this summer?

Fancy doing something fun this summer?

Then why not book yourself into the Fab Lab in Ellesmere Port to spend a day doing something exciting. They are running sessions on building a mini amp for your phone using electronics, 3d printers and laser cutters. They also have others where you can build a car controlled by an App on your phone, and race it against your Fab Lab classmates.
All products are yours to take away, and you’ll also get a certificate to show off your new skills! Further details can be found on the flyer below.

Download Young Fab Lab information


Mrs Lindop

Top Class from Jacob

Competing at the 85th English Schools’ Track and Field Championships at Gateshead last weekend, representing Cheshire in the Junior Boys 800m event, Jacob qualified from his heat, and finished in 6th place in the final.

It is an outstanding achievement to even be selected for this event, and to attain 6th place in the whole of England, especially in a highly competitive event like 800m, is truly commendable.


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