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School overview

Located in Luton, Bedfordshire, Denbigh High School has a strong local and national reputation as an outstanding school and we have approximately 1120 students between the ages of 11 and 16.
 
Our focus on success and achievement is uncompromising and our value-added score for progress from key stages 2 to 4 places us within the top 100 state funded schools in England.
 
We won the TES ‘Secondary School of the Year Award’ in 2009 and became an academy in 2010 as well as becoming a strategic partner of the Chiltern Teaching School Alliance, with Challney High School for Boys.
 
In 2013 we became part of The Chiltern Learning Trust which is a multi-academy trust comprising of Denbigh High School, Challney High School for Boys and Dallow Primary School.
 
 

Why join us?

Comprehensive induction programme

You will be given a comprehensive induction programme and we provide a supportive working environment.
 

Exceptional CPD and development opportunities

There are exceptional CPD and development opportunities through the Trust’s teaching school alliance and our family of schools.
 

Excellent geographic position

The school is in an excellent geographic position with easy transport links via the M1 and national rail networks - only 25 minutes by train to London, less than 2 hours to Brighton and Luton Airport is conveniently situated close to the Town centre.
 

Outstanding lifestyle opportunities

There are outstanding lifestyle opportunities, both locally and within easy reach. We are on the edge of the Chiltern Hills which also provides affordable urban or country living options in a variety of market towns or villages.
 

Students that are motivated and keen to learn

Our staff are highly valued, well supported and benefit from extremely positive pupil relationships and a calm and purposeful working environment.
 
These qualities are a central characteristic of our school and have been cultivated over many years through a whole school ethos that ensures that everyone works together to help one another succeed. Our core value statement ‘High achievement for all is our shared responsibility’ reflects this ethos and is understood and embodied by every child and adult in the school.
 
Access to excellent sports and fitness facilities
You will have access to excellent sports and fitness facilities including an on-site swimming pool and gymnasium.
 
A supportive local community

We have supportive parents and a local community that values the school most highly.

 
A long and distinguished track record
 
The school has a long and distinguished track record of achievement.
  • Judged to be Outstanding by Ofsted
  • One of the highest Value Added scores in the country for the last 5 years including being ranked second place nationally in the performance tables for the last two years
  • Winner of the TES Secondary School of the Year Award.