Reddish Vale High School

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Reddish Vale High School
Motto Respect, Aspiration, Determination, Independence
Type Comprehensive
Headteacher Colin Short
Location Stockport
Greater Manchester
Local authority Stockport
Students 1100
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Website Reddish Vale High School

Reddish Vale High School, formerly Reddish Vale Technology College is a secondary school in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England. It is a coeducational school with academy status, educating 1100 pupils in the 11-16 range.

The school has excellent facilities including a sports hall, an astro turf pitch, tennis courts, Purpose built performing arts block, library, a farm and swimming pool. The school also offers specialist classrooms in the areas of cooking and nutrition, art and design, performing arts, science and computing.

It has been awarded the Artsmark Gold Award from the Arts Council of England.[1][2][3] A 2004 OFSTED report summarized it as "a good school".[4]

Reddish Vale became a specialist Technology College in 1995, being one of the first LEA schools in the country to do so.[4]The current Headteacher is Colin Short.


Reddish Vale High School departments include:

  • English (Compulsory Subject)
  • Mathematics (Compulsory Subject)
  • Science (Compulsory Subject)
  • ICT (Additional GCSE Subject)
  • Technology (removed as of September 2014)
  • Geography (GCSE Subject)
  • History (GCSE Subject)
  • Art (GCSE Subject)
  • P.E (Compulsory Subject/Additional GCSE Subject)
  • Religious Studies (Additional GCSE Subject, RE or Citizenship)
  • Citizenship (Additional GCSE Subject, RE or Citizenship)
  • Performing Arts (Additional GCSE Subject)
  • Music (Additional GCSE Subject)
  • Enterprising


  1. ^ Haile, Deborah (10 June 2005). "School celebrates a double gold". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 2006-10-11. 
  2. ^ "Artsmark - recognition and reward for schools dedicated to the arts". Arts Council England. Archived from the original on 2007-02-06. Retrieved 2006-10-11. 
  3. ^ "Artsmark - case studies". Arts Council England. Archived from the original on 2007-02-05. Retrieved 2006-10-11. 
  4. ^ a b Woodward, Mark (2004). Inspection Report: Reddish Vale Technology College (pdf). Retrieved 2006-10-11. 

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Coordinates: 53°26′15″N 2°09′10″W / 53.4374°N 2.1529°W / 53.4374; -2.1529