Chetwynde School

Chetwynde School, Croslands, Rating Lane, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA13 0NY

Chetwynde School

Respect, Responsibility, Resilience

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Special Announcement

The Governors of Chetwynde School are pleased to announce that Mr Stephen Jefferson has been appointed permanent Head of School from September 2020. Mr Jefferson has been at the helm since September 2019 as Acting Head demonstrating excellent leadership skills, commitment and determination from the outset, but particularly through this time of unprecedented activity as a Hub School for key workers. Alongside this, Mr Jefferson has worked tirelessly with his Senior Leadership Team and staff to ensure the continued safety, wellbeing and education of Chetwynde pupils.

Mr Jefferson said It is an honour and a privilege to be appointed as Head of Chetwynde School. It has been a year of many challenges, but the response from the Chetwynde Community during the Covid-19 crisis has cemented my belief in what a special place Chetwynde is. We are a family, we support each other, and I’m proud to say that I am now the Head Teacher.

Mr Jefferson joined the school in 2013 after four years as Assistant Head in a residential school, he has held a number of key roles in the school since joining Chetwynde including Head of Key Stage 3, Designated Safeguarding Lead and Deputy Head of School.

Leon Walters, Chair of Governors, ‘Steve has had an excellent first year in charge of the school and has managed numerous difficulties with ease, not least of these being the current pandemic. He brings experience, stability and a real sense of purpose to the role, and I am sure there are exciting developments ahead’.


Headteacher: Mr Jefferson
Headteacher: Mr Jefferson

Welcome Message


Chetwynde is a thriving school for boys and girls from the ages of 4 to 16. We provide an education that is supportive, challenging and inspiring, offering a balance between traditional values and a dynamic, forward-thinking approach that gives our students the foundations they need. We firmly believe that every child has the right to reach their potential and be encouraged to explore their talents and passions so they can build a future that will bring fulfilment and success.

Every child is unique; every child is special and deserves the best. From the time they join our school through to Year 11 graduation, children benefit from a family atmosphere where teachers strive to build strong relationships with students and provide outstanding teaching. Our exam results are going from strength to strength and students are guided to develop a strong work ethic underpinned by our three core values of respect, responsibility and resilience.

Our students are given innumerable opportunities to blossom beyond the classroom, whether that be pushing themselves to their limits on Duke of Edinburgh, enjoying art galleries in New York or speaking French in Paris on away trips, we will encourage them to see beyond the confines of the Furness peninsula. At the same time, we offer a nurturing environment that keeps them safe and listened to and which inspires them to achieve their fullest potential.

Students at Chetwynde will leave with happy memories, a sense of community and a wealth of experiences beyond just the academic. 



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