Shipston High School
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|Local authority||Warwickshire County Council|
|Houses||Badger, Mayo, Sheldon, Hart|
|Colours||Yellow, Blue, Red, Green|
Shipston High School is a mixed secondary school with academy status in Shipston-on-Stour in Warwickshire, England. It is situated in the North West of the town and has strong links with the community. In recent years it has been greatly oversubscribed for its new year 7 intake and was the 4th most improved school in the country a few years ago. Shipston High School is a small school, only having around 450 students, but proves strong competition for other schools. Shipston High achieves greatly in many areas, for example:- Sport, where the school excels in basketball and other sports; Extra curricular activities such as public speaking and Formula schools car racing, where the school became national champions in July 2011; Technology, where the school constantly achieves, and holds Specialist Technology College status.
Shipston high has strong hockey, netball, basketball and rounders teams. The school is currently undergoing the construction of six brand new class rooms costing £1.2 million. As well as good academic grade and sports teams, the school has a christmas production every year ran by Catherine Hunt (head of creative arts) and David Hunt (music teacher). In 2013 the school production was "Space Farm" and 2014's is the hit Broadway production "Annie".
The head of houses are as follows Mayo: Yvonne Caswell Sheldon: Emma Butterworth Badger: Jo Chambers Hart: David Hunt
The Senior management team are as follows Head teacher: Johnathan Baker Deputy head: Chris White Deputy head: Richard Harris