The Martin High School, Anstey

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The Martin High School
Established 1957[1]
Type Academy
Headteacher Mrs Sanchez[2]
Location Link Road
Coordinates: 52°40′41″N 1°11′28″W / 52.678°N 1.191°W / 52.678; -1.191
DfE number 855/4032
DfE URN 137828 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 624[2]
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16

The Martin High School is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in the village of Anstey, Leicestershire, on the outskirts of Leicester. The school accepts students from nearby Beaumont Leys, Glenfield, Thurcaston and Cropston as well as some students from New Parks and Braunstone

The school has won awards such as The Healthy Schools Award[citation needed] and in its most recent Ofsted inspection the school was graded "Requires Improvement".[3]


The Martin High School was founded in 1957 and was named after Sir Robert Martin, Chairman of the Leicester County Council, in honor of his public service.[1]

Originally a Secondary Modern school for pupils aged 11 to 16, then a middle school for 11 - 14 ages, in September 2013 The Martin High School became, again, a secondary school for pupils aged 11 to 16. The first school GCSE results are expected in 2015.

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ a b School History. The Martin High School. Retrieved on 2008-03-14.
  2. ^ a b The Martin High School Anstey. Leicester County Council. Retrieved on 2008-03-14.
  3. ^ Ofsted The Martin High School The Martin High School Ofsted reports page (2016)