St Thomas More Roman Catholic Academy, North Shields
|Headteacher||Mrs Diane Donkin|
|Chairman of Governors||Mr F C Stimpson|
Tyne and Wear
|Local authority||North Tyneside|
|DfE URN||108648 Tables|
|Colours||Maroon and Gold
St Thomas More RC Academy is a voluntary aided Roman Catholic secondary school and Sixth Form located on Lynn Road (B1316) in North Shields, North Tyneside, England. It is near the A1058 and the infamous Billy Mill roundabout in Billy Mill.
The school, which was known as St Anselm's before 1988, is a specialist Maths and Computing school and has been a DFES Training School since September 2000. The school has seen only two head teachers since 1988, the former head teacher John Marshall retired in 2007, leaving Diane Donkin to become the new head from September 2007 . The School has produced some great sporting talents including Newcastle United striker Adam Campbell, Olympic 400m runner Ross Murray
It achieves results similar to a grammar school, with very high GCSE results and good A level results - the best for both in North Tyneside LEA, and in the top twenty schools in the North East at A level and for GCSE it is in the top five. From the most recent ofsted report. ofsted said it was "Outstanding" (For the past 18 years).
In 2012, The high school's name changed from St Thomas More High School to St Thomas More Academy
- Official site
- School profile at Ofsted
- School profile at DFES
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