The Henry Cort Community College

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Coordinates: 50°51′43″N 1°13′12″W / 50.862°N 1.220°W / 50.862; -1.220

Henry Cort Community College
337 acres (1,360,000 m2)
Established 1984
Type Community school
Headteacher Mr P J Munday
Location Hilson Drive
Fareham
Hampshire
PO15 6PH
United Kingdom
Local authority Hampshire
DfE URN 116466 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 150
Students 864 [1]
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–16
Colours Navy Blue blazers, House Coloured Tie, and navy blue jumpers.
Publication Prospectuses
Website www.henry-cort.hants.sch.uk

The Henry Cort Community College, formerly Fareham Park Senior School, is a mixed sex comprehensive school in Fareham, Hampshire.

It is one of three comprehensive schools in Fareham, and had around 850 students at the last count. It has a rich sporting tradition, especially in field hockey, and has adequate sports facilities, including an astroturf pitch and a gym. The school is named after the iron pioneer, Henry Cort.

Environment[edit]

The college is set within a suburban 337-acre (1,360,000 m2) site, on the edge of Fareham Park Estate of Fareham, with views over the Meon Valley and The Solent, on a clear day, you can see the Isle of Wight.

Facilities[edit]

It has eleven fully networked ICT suites with over 400 computers linked to the internet; new seminar rooms; a Specialist Design Technology room, including an Electronics Lab; a Food Technology Kitchen; art and design rooms, including textiles; two sports halls; specialist language rooms; a library; an all-weather pitch; and sizeable sports fields.

Houses[edit]

There are 4 Houses:

  • Invincible (Green) - led by D Rhodes
  • Victorious (Purple) - led by Miss M L Boyne
  • Daring (Red) - led by Miss L E Chapman
  • Triumph (Yellow) - led by Mr R H Shepherd

Special Educational Needs[edit]

The college offers a special education department, located in the William Makepeace Thackeray Building.

Buildings[edit]

The college is split into five main buildings: the Prices Building, the Jenner Building, the Austen Building, the White Building, and the Thackeray Building, following a trend of naming the buildings for various English historical figures. The Thackeray Building is the main structure, with three floors housing the canteen, the humanities department and the languages department. The Austen Building houses the DT (Design Technology) classrooms, while the Jenner Building is home to the sports hall, the gym, and the music and drama classroom, as well as the main seminar room. The White Building contains the science, English, RE, PSHE and maths rooms, including a science lab. The Prices Building houses the student office, the library, the nurse and the principal’s office.

Sports Day[edit]

The college hosts an annual sports day, with events including javelin throw, sprints, and long, high and triple jump.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Henry Cort Community College - Ofsted". Ofsted. 

External links[edit]

Henry Cort Concert Band

  • [2] Henry Cort concert band link