Shared values. Pride in belonging.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud (SGS) College is the largest post-16 provider in the Greater Gloucestershire Area.

Our Sponsor

Our Sponsor

The Forest High School is now sponsored by South Gloucestershire and Stroud College (SGS) through the SGS Academy Trust. In their recent OFSTED inspection, SGS achieved the outstanding designation for Leadership and Management, Learner Support, preparing learners for employment, Sport, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Business. The expertise of our sponsor in these areas will provide many opportunities for learners at The Forest High School.

The School will ensure

  • Maximum student engagement in lessons through 'active learning' which is at the core of all learning experiences.
  • Clear learning objectives are shared with students at the start of every lesson.
  • Teachers have excellent subject knowledge and industry experience.
  • Learning activities are differentiated and well-matched to students' needs.
  • Close monitoring and tracking of learning progress ensures appropriate intervention and support when needed.
  • Students explore the learning styles which suit them best and co-construct learning experiences with their teachers.
  • Students know their long-term learning and attainment targets and are involved in tracking their own progress. Parents can now access their progress on-line.
  • Innovative technology supports learning in all learning spaces.
  • Teachers know their students well, challenging and supporting each child.
  • Our Behaviour for Learning policy ensures the highest standards of behaviour.
  • Small group and intensive 1-1 tuition is offered to students as required in our Inclusion For All (IFA) facility.
  • Students are trained to coach their peers.
  • Learning is fun.
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