The Hayfield School (11-18): A Foundation School

community secondary school for Auckley is The Hayfield School on Hurst Lane in Auckley. Its a Foundation school (ex Grant Maintained) within Doncaster LEA with a high local and national reputation for its examination results, extra curricular pupil clubs, strong pastoral care, and its own Further Education evening programme. The school is 6 form entry (180 in each year group 7 to 11) with a sixth form of 230: 1,130 in all. Pupils attending Auckley and Hayfield Lane Primary Schools, who live in the catchment, normally transfer to The Hayfield School at age 11 under criteria 1 of The Hayfield Admissions Policy (pupils living in the catchment).

The school allows its sports facillities (and forthcoming 'Astroturf' pitch in 2004-05) to be used by local community groups.

The school holds a range of national awards reviewed in some cases every 3 years (hence '3rd time' etc):-

  • Charter Mark (3rd time)
  • Investors in People (4th time)
  • Sportsmark (2nd time)
  • Basic Skills (2nd time)
  • Education Extra Distinction Award
  • Beacon School
  • Training School (2nd time)
  • Doncaster MBC Catering and Food Nutrition Awards
  • DES school Achievment Awards

A Mathematics and Computing Specialist School since September 2003

The School web site is

  • Enquireies about admission to the school should be addressed to Mrs Janet Bailey (Admissions Secretary)
  • Further Education queries should be addressed to Mrs Marie Attwell (F.E. Co-ordinator at the school (tel: 01302 773227)

The school publishers regular Newsletters, a range of booklets including a full prospectus, and an F.E. programme booklet.

The school occupies an extensive site and in 2003 had a new Science and Art building extension.

Hayfield Lane Primary

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The Schools web site can be found at

Auckley Junior and Infant School

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