Abbey Grange Church of England Academy

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Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Motto To educate, nurture and empower
Type Academy
Religion Church of England
Principal Mr Norden
Location Butcher Hill
West Yorkshire
LS16 5EA
53°50′02″N 1°36′30″W / 53.83395°N 1.60842°W / 53.83395; -1.60842Coordinates: 53°50′02″N 1°36′30″W / 53.83395°N 1.60842°W / 53.83395; -1.60842
Ages 11–18
Colours Navy Blue
Website School website

Abbey Grange Church of England Academy is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in West Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. It is the only Church of England secondary school in Leeds.

The school has approximately 1000 students between the ages of 11 and 18, and 80 members of staff.

The school was awarded Humanities College status in 2006. Helen Yarrow was appointed the Head of Humanities.

In 2010, headteacher Alan Key retired. The previous deputy head Carol Kitson took over as headteacher.

In 2010, vertical tutoring was also introduced to the school using a house system names after local abbeys (Bolton, Easby, Fountains, Rievaulx, Selby and Whitby) each with 8 or 9 groups coded with the initial of their abbey and a number each containing approximately 25 students.

In August 2011 the school was changed into an Academy and is now known as 'Abbey Grange Church of England Academy'.

The 2012 Ofsted inspection rated the school as Grade 2 (good) overall, with Grade 2 in each judgement category.[1]


  1. ^ "Abbey Grange Church of England Academy" Ofsted inspection report 2012. PDF download required. Retrieved 21 May 2012

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