We are incredibly proud of our school and the huge impact it has upon our children and families. At HLC, we care for each and every one of our children, we share in their endeavour to fulfil their dreams and ambitions and strive to give each and every student a genuine thirst for learningMr. Paul Roberts, Principal

A message from the Principal

Welcome to the Hadley Learning Community

Hadley Learning Community is an all-through school for students from 3 – 16 years of age located in the community of Hadley in central Telford. We have a fantastic 21st Century Learning campus, with outstanding learning facilities, which was purpose built to serve our community. The school opened on the 1st September 2006 and is a £70 million PFI project, in partnership with Interserve, which represents a major investment by the Borough of Telford and Wrekin Council. Interserve provides all of our facilities management on site and work closely with us every day to maintain a high quality environment for our students, staff and community.

The Structure of HLC

The secondary phase, for 11-16 year olds, currently has 900 places with 180 students in each year group. We have been oversubscribed for applications into Year 7 for the past three years. The secondary phase was graded as “GOOD” by Ofsted in October 2013 with many outstanding features.

The primary phase, for 3-11 year olds is going through a period of planned growth and has 480 places. This is currently structured with 90 children, in three classes within early years and 60 children placed within two classes for the remaining year groups. We have been oversubscribed in our primary phase for many years. Our primary phase was graded “GOOD” by Ofsted in October 2012, again with many outstanding features. Our Year 6 students automatically transfer into Year 7 for their secondary education.

We also have a local authority maintained nursery, as part of our primary provision, which has places for 60 children who attend either a morning or afternoon session in a group of 30.

ABC Nursery, which is privately run but located on the campus and works very closely with HLC and The Bridge School. Many of our staff’s children attend this nursery and it has an “Outstanding” Ofsted grade.

There is a Family Centre for children’s services and an early intervention team based on the campus known as Hadley Castle which provides a range of services to our community

There are extensive Community facilities, called The Circle, for sports which include a swimming pool and fitness suite as well as a Public Library, Coffee shop, Theatre and Dance Studio all used by the public during the day, evenings, weekends and holidays run by Interserve.

We do hope that you find the site easy to use. If you cannot find the information you require or you wish to suggest further improvement then please do not hesitate to send us an email or telephone us.

For non-urgent issues/queries, please contact hlcadmin@taw.org.uk or telephone 01952 387000 otherwise please contact the PA to the Principal, veronica.croft@taw.org.uk or telephone 01952 387010 for urgent matters.

Our Vision

Hadley Learning Community is determined to deliver an outstanding, innovative education where every child is respected as an individual. Through an embedded ‘can do’ culture of success we set the highest expectations for all our students with drive and determination for each individual to be the very best they can be.

We are a truly inclusive school that passionately cares about every child so that they are safe, happy, confident, inspired to learn and therefore achieve academically.

Hadley Learning Community values the wealth of skills and experiences in our local community and is committed to building strong partnerships to help support, sustain and develop that community.

We prepare students to make the right choices in life by ensuring they are equipped with resilience, independence and ambition to guide them towards a rewarding and successful future within their local community, modern Britain and the wider world.

HLC Leadership Team

HLC has a Principal, Mr. Paul Roberts who was appointed to lead the organisation and to work with Interserve to maintain an innovative learning environment. Mr Roberts has overall responsibility for HLC, with the Governors but has a Secondary Lead, Mr. Daniel Roycroft and our Primary Head Teacher, Mrs. Maddie Griffin who lead their specific areas of HLC each day. The Bridge School has its own Head teacher Mrs Heather Davies who works closely with us.

Mr Paul Roberts


Mrs Maddie Griffin

Primary Headteacher

Mr Daniel Roycroft

Secondary Lead

Where do you want to go?

Primary School

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Secondary School

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