Sheringham High School

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Sheringham High School
Type Academy
Headteacher Dr Andrew Richardson[1]
Deputy Head Mr Adam Cooke, Mrs Jane Melhuish
Location Holt Road
NR26 8ND
England Coordinates: 52°56′11″N 1°11′55″E / 52.936344°N 1.198572°E / 52.936344; 1.198572
DfE URN 137621 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 810[1]
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18[1]
Houses Carter, Cavell, Nelson, Sewell
Colours Burgundy and White
Uniform Burgundy sweatshirt with school logo, burgundy polo shirt with school logo, black trousers or skirt
Website Sheringham High School

Sheringham High School is a secondary school and sixth form located in the town of Sheringham in the English county of Norfolk. The school has around 810 students, usually including between 160 and 180 in the sixth form centre.[1][2] It shares a campus with Sheringham Primary School and Sheringham Woodfields School. The current headteacher is Dr Andrew Richardson.[1]

The school takes students from primary schools in Sheringham, Kelling and Holt.[1] It has a specialism in the arts, and is a member of the Microsoft IT Academy programme.[3]

On 1 November 2011 the school became an academy.[4]

The Sex Education Show vs Pornography[edit]

In Spring 2009, Sheringham High School was featured in the Channel 4 series entitled "The Sex Education Show vs Pornography".[5]

Ofsted Inspections[edit]

In May 2012 the school was inspected by Ofsted and judged good or outstanding in all categories.[2]


Sheringham High School has four houses named after famous Norfolk people. Carter house named after adventurer Howard Carter, Cavell named after nurse Edith Cavell, Nelson after Lord Admiral Nelson and Sewell after author Anna Sewell.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f School Profile, Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 2009-09-04.
  2. ^ a b January 2009 Ofsted Report, 2009-01-23. Retrieved: 2009-09-03
  3. ^ School Website. Retrieved: 2009-09-03.
  4. ^ Sheringham High School becomes Norfolk’s latest academy, Eastern Daily Press, 2011-11-01. Retrieved: 2011-11-01.
  5. ^ Campbell.D Porn: the new sex education, The Guardian, 2009-03-30. Retrieved: 2009-09-03.