Stretford High School

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Stretford High School
Established 1990
Type Foundation secondary school
Headteacher Mr J. Haseldine
Location Great Stone Road
Stretford
Greater Manchester
M32 667
England Coordinates: 53°27′26″N 2°17′36″W / 53.457272°N 2.293214°W / 53.457272; -2.293214
Local authority Trafford
DfE URN 106370 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 755
Gender mixed
Ages 11–16
Houses King, Gandhi, Redgrave, Teresa, Busby
Website Stretford High

Stretford High School is an 11-16 non-selective Secondary School in the borough of Trafford, Manchester. The school has working partnerships with both Manchester United and Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Admissions[edit]

The school has 780 pupils on roll who reflect the multi-cultural mix that is the North of Trafford.

History[edit]

Stretford High School in its current form dates from 1990. Previously the site was host to Stretford Grammar School For Boys, in 1986 it merged with Stretford Grammar School for Girls to become Stretford Grammar School, moving onto the Girls School site and vacating the Great Stone Road site.

On Friday 8 July 2011 Stretford High School pupils in conjunction with Sir Bobby Charlton and Dickie Bird MBE unveiled blue plaques dedicated to Tommy Taylor and Duncan Edwards, two of the Busby Babes who lived in the locality and died in the Munich Air Crash.[1][2]

Academic Performance[edit]

[3] 2010 Examination results:

  • 45% of students achieved five or more passes at A*-C including English & Mathematics
  • 80% of students achieved five or more passes at A*-C
  • 100% of students achieved a level 2 qualification

In its most recent Ofsted inspection Stretford High School was rated as Outstanding.[4]

Head Teachers[edit]

2011–Present: Mr James Haseldine. 2009-2010: Mr Eddie Malone. 2005-2009: Mr Derek Davies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keegan, Mike (8 June 2011). "Home win: Stretford pupils honour tragic Busby Babes Tommy Taylor and Duncan Edwards with blue plaques". Manchester Evening News (M.E.N. Media). 
  2. ^ "Manchester United 'Busby Babes' in plaques honour". BBC News. 8 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Performance tables 2010". Department of Education. Retrieved 29 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Ofsted Inspection". Ofsted. Retrieved 29 March 2011.