Long Stratton High School

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Long Stratton High School
Motto Achievement for all
Type Community school
Headteacher John Wilson
Chair of Governors Deborah Sacks
Location Manor Road
Norwich
Norfolk
NR15 2XR
England Coordinates: 52°29′23″N 1°13′46″E / 52.48976°N 1.22944°E / 52.48976; 1.22944
Local authority Norfolk
DfE URN 121160 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 80+
Students 650
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Houses Wensum, Yare, Waveney, Tas, Nar [1] (previously Fry, Kett and Nelson)
Website www.lshs.org.uk

Long Stratton High School is a secondary school located in the village of Long Stratton in the English county of Norfolk. It educates children from ages 11 to 16 and has around 650 students at any one time. The school has a specialism in teaching Mathematics and ICT.

In September 2011 the then Headteacher, Dr. Paul Adams, was suspended for "gross misconduct over management issues".[2] He was finally dismissed in September 2012 after losing his appeal over his suspension.[3] Also in September 2012 OFSTED rated the school as "good".[4]

During the period 2011-2013 the school enjoyed 3 consecutive years of record GCSE results with 84% of pupils achieving 5 or more A*-C GCSE grades.[5] In 2014 these dropped to 71% of pupils achieving 5 or more A*-C GCSE grades - 66% of them including English and Maths.[6]

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