'We seek to value all our people and prepare them for their future lives in our changing world'

May I take this opportunity to offer you a very warm welcome to Poynton High School and Performing Arts College.  I hope that you find our website gives a real flavour of our vibrant and highly successful learning community.  Our School has served the communities of Poynton, Disley, Adlington and Pott Shrigley since 1972 and, as we become increasing popular further afield, we look to extend our place within those communities, serving as an exciting hub of learning, care and support to our young people.

As a large school with over 1550 students, including more than 320 in our Sixth form, we have extensive resources at our disposal that allow us to ensure we meet the individual needs of our learners, so that each and every one of our young people truly knows and feels that they matter.  We believe that we are preparing our students for a future world in which they may be doing jobs that currently do not exist, using technology that has not yet been invented, solving problems that are not yet problems, and our aim is to prepare them for that future life, so that when they enter their society, they are empowered to be successful within it.

As Head Teacher of Poynton High School I am passionate about the success of each and every individual student and I look forward to welcoming you and your child into the Poynton High School community.

Mr David Waugh
Head Teacher



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