Sale High School

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Sale High School (formerly known as Jeff Joseph Sale Moor Technology College and Sale Secondary School) is a secondary school in Sale Moor, Greater Manchester, England. Its current headteacher is Mrs. Lynn Nicholls and the Deputy Headteacher is Mrs Kathryn Chapple. In 2011 the school was awarded the Good Schools Guide Art & Design Award for the highest points score for Girls taking Double award GCSE over 2008, 2009, 2010 in all English schools.


The school's logo includes a representation of the dovecote, which was part of the buildings of Sale Old Hall and is now in Walkden Gardens, and a moor-cock, a play on Sale Moor and previously used on the Urban District Council logo.

Educational offerings[edit]

The school offers a wide range of subjects including GCSEs and vocational subjects. It maintains a strong system of pastoral support and support for students with special educational needs[citation needed]. Its 2009 Ofsted report noted that it is an improving school with high expectations of its students.

Earlier schools called Sale High School[edit]

In the early part of the 20th century, a pair of private schools in Sale used the High School name: Sale High School for Girls, at Oaklands on Marsland Road, and the Sale, Brooklands & Ashton-upon-Mersey High School for Boys on Poplar Grove,[1] which became a feeder school for Manchester Grammar School (in 1908), shortened its name to Sale High School for Boys, and in 1936 moved to Woodbourne Road.[2] Alumni of the boys' school include playwright Robert Bolt[3] and novelist John Malcolm Andrews.[4]


  1. ^ Kelly's Directory of Cheshire, 1906. Kelly's Directories. 1906. p. 970. Retrieved 2 Apr 2014. 
  2. ^ "5th Sale & Ashton Scout Group Memorial". Trafford War Dead. Retrieved 2 Apr 2014. 
  3. ^ Colin Chambers. "Bolt, Robert Oxton [Bob] (1924–1995)". Oxford DNB. Retrieved 4 Apr 2014. 
  4. ^ John Malcolm. "MY PLACE...A Western Blog: Stagecoach Sources". Rope and Wire. Retrieved 4 Apr 2014. 

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Coordinates: 53°24′50″N 2°18′17″W / 53.4138°N 2.3046°W / 53.4138; -2.3046