Guru Nanak Sikh Voluntary Aided Secondary School

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Guru Nanak Sikh Voluntary Aided Secondary School


Name Guru Nanak Sikh Voluntary Aided Secondary School
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Springfield Road, Hayes, UB4 0LT
Phone Number 020 85736085
Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character Sikh
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 659
Local Authority Hillingdon
Catchment Area Information Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Information Available No
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Description of the school

Guru Nanak Secondary School is an oversubscribed school in a mixed socio-economic location drawing students from a wide area. It was incorporated into the state system in 1999 as a voluntary aided school. It is the only Sikh secondary school in the United Kingdom. Almost all students are from families with Indian heritage. Almost 100% of students have English as an additional language and speak Punjabi at home. The percentage of students on Free School Meals is below the average. The number of students with learning difficulties and disabilities or who have a statement of special need is well below national average. The number of students in the sixth form is much smaller than the national average but numbers are increasing considerably. The school has recently achieved specialist business and enterprise status. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate