Rastrick High School is a National Support School (NSS) designated by the National College for Teaching and Leadership. This means that the school is in a position to offer support and help for other schools that find themselves in challenging situations.
The National Support School work is coordinated by the school’s Headteacher Steve Evans who has been designated as a National Leader of Education. Steve Evans has been a Headteacher for over 6 years and held positions as Assistant Director – Learning Services with Calderdale Council. He worked alongside the Council’s school improvement team, OFSTED and the Regional Schools Commissioner (RSC) to lead strategies to support schools, while challenging them to improve.