Non Uniform Day - Thursday 19th October - Raising funds for Teenage Cancer Trust


July 2017 Newsletter

Please read the newsletter with latest news and messages from the school


2017 Results

The class of 2017, after the many challenges this year has brought, have succeeded and done themselves and us proud. Very well done to everyone. Our English, Maths and Science results, amongst other subjects are above national averages for this year.

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Tibshelf Community School is an inclusive 11-16 Comprehensive School serving a large semi-rural area of North East Derbyshire.

Our Governing Principle embodies our ambition and reflects our determination to never be complacent but to continually aim high in everything we do. "Working together to make our school even better"

Our Mission Tibshelf Community School strives to be an outstanding learning community in which individuals are inspired, challenged and supported to become effective global citizens in the 21st century.

Aims: All members of our School Community should:

  • Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to progress now and in the future
  • Develop confidence in themselves and their abilities
  • Have high aspirations for themselves and others
  • Feel valued and value others
  • Have high expectations of themselves and of others
  • Create a dynamic and innovative learning environment
  • Appreciate the world at large
  • Contribute to building a school culture built on excellence

Please see our School Improvement Plan for more details about how we are working to achieve our goals.  This strategic plan will guide our future direction and enable us to become the inclusive, excellent learning community we aspire to be - one that fully meets the needs of all our students, staff and local community.

Michael Pollard 


  • 2017 Results Day

    2017 GCSE Results Day - One of our highest achieving students with a very proud Head of Year.

  • Fundraising Bike Ride

    Staff and student fundraising bike ride for a student

  • Mumbai Students 2017


    Tibshelf will be welcoming 19 pupils from its link school in Mumbai from 1st to 9th July.

  • Young Voice Conference

    Young Voice Conference; Clowne.

  • U13 Cricket Team

    Winners of the indoor U13 Derbyshire County Championship.

  • Visitors from India

    Tibshelf School Headteacher Mike Pollard with the headteacher of our link school in India and other teachers enjoying a cream tea on their first day in school.

  • District Athletics

    District Athletics Champions 2017.

  • Faith

    Exploring and respecting other faiths and cultures.

  • Mumbai Pen Pals

    Tibshelf students with their first letter from their pen pals in Mumbai.

  • Teenage Cancer Trust

    Cheque presentation to Teenage Cancer Trust on behalf of Bolsover Youth Council.

  • Be KInd Poetry Competition

    Lower School 'Be Kind' Poetry Competition winners receiving certificates and vouchers.

    "Kindness begins with me."

  • Faith & Culture

    Respecting other faiths and cultures; a handmade
     chocolate mosque!

  • Ex Student Visit

    Alan Robinson a Tibshelf Student from the 1930's visited the school with his son Irvine Robinson and was shown round by some current students. 


  • TES Awards

    Tibshelf School was one of only 5 schools in the country to be shorlisted for the International Award at the cermony in London on Friday 23 June.