Anderton Park School

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Anderton Park School
Dennis Road, Sparkhill

Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 8BL

TypePrimary school
MottoRelationships, Determination, Sparkle
Head teacherSarah Hewitt-Clarkson
Age range3-11

Anderton Park School is a primary school in Birmingham, England. It is located in the inner-city area of Sparkhill.

In 2019, it became the focus of campaigners opposed to the use of LGBT messages in Relationship and Sex Education lessons.[1] These campaigners mounted a sustained demonstration outside the gates of the school before being successfully injuncted by the High Court.[2] The school's headteacher received threatening emails and phone calls.[3] Similar protests occurred outside a nearby school, Parkfield Community School.

The school is mentioned in official accounts relating to the so-called Trojan Horse scandal.


  1. ^ Cartledge, James;; Balloo, Stephanie (3 June 2019). "School LGBT protesters hold city centre gathering - updates". birminghammail. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Protesters banned from LGBT row school". 31 May 2019. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  3. ^ Kotecha, Sima (20 May 2019). "Head teacher threatened over LGBT lessons". Retrieved 3 June 2019.

Coordinates: 52°27′17″N 1°52′44″W / 52.4547°N 1.8790°W / 52.4547; -1.8790