Potters Bar school showcases progress at ‘excellent’ open evening

Mount Grace School.

Mount Grace School. - Credit: Archant

A Potters Bar school held an “amazing” open evening to show off its progress this year.

Mount Grace headteacher Peter Baker. Picture credit: Rebecca Harris

Mount Grace headteacher Peter Baker. Picture credit: Rebecca Harris - Credit: Archant

Visitors to Mount Grace School in Church Road were treated to science experiments, orchestra practice and digital games.

The evening follows a promising set of exam results despite a negative Ofsted report earlier in the year, following which teachers and parents threw their weight behind the school.

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A school spokeswoman said: “We had an excellent open evening at Mount Grace School.

“The school looked amazing and it was great to see so many happy faces visiting the faculties and joining in all the exciting activities and challenges.

“One of the highlights was listening to Mr Baker [headteacher] explaining how students achieved their best GCSE results ever this summer through hard work, digital learning and dedicated staff.

“Visitors collected passport stamps in each faculty and presented their completed passports at the end to win prizes, including furry emojis. Thank you to everybody who joined in.”

Online applications for a school place must be submitted by October 31 via the county council’s website.

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