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A New Era for Amery Hill School

Posted on: May 21st 2018

Mr Steve Mann

Amery Hill School is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Stephen Mann as the new Headteacher from September 2018.  Mr. Mann is a highly experienced and inspirational leader and joins Amery Hill from Wildern School where he is the current Deputy Head.

Mr. Mann joins Amery Hill School with excellent experience to build upon recent school successes.  He shares the governing body’s visionary outlook, strong values and sense of community and he will further strengthen the school’s academic excellence within a nurturing and student focused environment. 

The governors of the school are extremely proud of the substantial contribution the departing Head, Mrs Wylie, made to the performance and culture of Amery Hill School.  Along with hard work from staff, students and families, she leaves the school with an ethos of high aspirations and success.  Jacky Wilde, Chair of Governors said,

“We are grateful for the hard work and exceptional results Mrs Wylie has secured for Amery Hill over the last few years.  As we move into the next phase of evolution, Mr. Mann will be a great asset to lead our school and to develop the many exciting plans Amery Hill has for the next years.  Our focus is to inspire every student with a love of learning for an ‘Education for Life’.”




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Following the publication of the Government’s secondary schools’ performance comparison tables, Amery Hill School has been ranked within the top 20 highest performing schools in Hampshire for the second consecutive year. Our Progress 8* score of 0.12 (up from 0.08 in 2017) demonstrates the outstanding quality of education that is being delivered day in and day out at Amery Hill. It also clearly indicates that students of all abilities make excellent individual progress and achieve their personal goals. With the outstanding pastoral care and support that Amery Hill provides to all of its students, we are delighted that our school can stand toe to toe with the top performing schools in Hampshire. Talking about this achievement, Headteacher, Mr Mann commented, “Never has our motto of Care, Progress and Opportunity been more truly reflected and I, along with all the staff and governors, look forward to continuing this excellent journey and providing outstanding education for Alton and its surrounding community.” For more information and to compare these results with other schools, the Government’s secondary schools’ performance comparison tables can be accessed via the following link: *Progress 8 Score. This score shows how much progress students make between the end of Key Stage 2 (end of primary school) and the end of Key Stage 4 (GCSE), compared to students across England who got similar results at the end of Key Stage 2. This is based on results in up to eight qualifications, which include English, Maths, three English Baccalaureate qualifications including Sciences, Computer Science, History, Geography and languages, and three other additional approved qualifications.View Article