Prospect School

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Prospect School
Prospect School logo.png
Motto Aspire, Believe, Achieve
Type Academy
Religion Mixed
Headteacher Phil Davies
Specialism Sports,[1]
Location Cockney Hill
RG30 4EX
England Coordinates: 51°26′49″N 1°01′08″W / 51.4469°N 1.0190°W / 51.4469; -1.0190
Local authority Reading
DfE URN 110106 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 250+
Students 1297
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Houses Holmes, Hamilton, Moore, Simmonds
Entrance to Prospect School

Prospect School (originally formed from combining Stoneham Boys School and Westwood Girls School) is a secondary school in West Reading, Berkshire, England.


The school caters for those in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 and Sixth Form Key Stage 5, between the ages of 11 and 18. The school follows the National Curriculum. Prospect currently has 1297 students.

[3]==Buildings== Prospect School is situated in a 34 acre green site on the western outskirts of Reading. A capital investment of £5.6 million has resulted in refurbished Science and Art facilities,a modern Learning Centre as a base for the Sixth Form, and a new high Technology block has been built with state of the Art Media studios, and also houses the large Motor Vehicle and Construction department. Prospect has a total of 7 Blocks which consist of:

A block = English, Music, Hair and Beauty
B block = Science & Technology 
C block = Science, Ict, Technology
D block = History, R.E. , Geography
Sports Hall = P.E.   
Sixth form centre = (L block)   Business, Health & social care & Modern foreign launguages
Loddon Building = (L block)   Technology & Media Studies


The school teaches: English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science, French, German, History, Geography, Religious Studies, Art, Business Studies, Health and Social Care, Computing, ICT, Music, Drama, Dance, Physical Education, Technology (including Food, Graphic, Resistant Material and Textile Technology), Sociology, PSHE, Accountancy and Law. The school also offers a range of different subjects for GCSE - most of the above and many more including Motor Vehicle Maintenance, Construction, Hairdressing, and Media Studies.


Prospect School converted to an Academy on 1 July 2011.[citation needed]


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