Todmorden High School
|This article needs additional citations for verification. (October 2013)|
|Deputy Headteacher||Adam Ryder and Gill Shirt|
|DfE URN||107564 Tables|
Todmorden High School and Visual Arts College is located in the West Yorkshire town of Todmorden. It is a six-form entry, co-educational comprehensive school for 11 to 18-year olds. Typically pupils at Todmorden High School transfer to the school from one of its six feeder schools at the age of 11 or 12.
The school has approxinmately 820 pupils, 120 of whom are in the sixth form, and has 55 teaching staff members and 80 non-teaching staff members.
Upon entry, pupils are placed into mixed ability tutor groups and typically remain in those groups for five years. Form tutors usually stay with their form until graduation. Each year-group has a head of year. There is a separate head of Sixth Form.
The school teaches the full range of National Curriculum subjects at Key Stage 3 and a range of options at Key Stage 4, including vocational courses. For pupils 16 and over, the school provides 'A' level and vocational courses and an intermediate program. The school is divided into nine faculties, each responsible for a major area of the curriculum. A special needs support system within each faculty helps pupils with learning difficulties.
The school was awarded Investors in People in 1999. In September 2003 T.H.S. became a Specialist College for the visual arts. The school is part of the Sports Coordinator Scheme and has gained international school Intermediate status. The school holds the Healthy Schools Award, and is involved with Incredible Edible.  The school offers extra-curricular activities and a High School Association.
||This article's list of alumni may not follow Wikipedia's verifiability or notability policies. (October 2013)|
Todmorden Grammar School
- Prof William Ashworth, Professor of Economic and Social History from 1958–82 and Pro-Vice-Chancellor from 1975 of the University of Bristol
- Sir John Cockcroft CBE OM - nuclear physicist - Nobel Prize winner in 1951, President of the Institute of Physics from 1960-2
- John Kettley - weather forecaster
- Robert Shackleton CBE, French language philologist
- Grenville Turner - nuclear physicist and Professor of Isotope Geochemistry at the University of Manchester from 1988-2002
- Prof Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson - chemist, the Sir Edward Frankland Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of London from 1956–88, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1973
- "About Us". Todmorden High School. Retrieved 2009-04-21.[dead link]
- "Todmorden High School Raised Bed...... progress". Incredible Edible Todmorden. Retrieved 2009-04-21.