Chancellor's School

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Chancellor's School
Address
Pine Grove

, ,
AL9 7BN

Coordinates51°43′39″N 0°11′01″W / 51.72743°N 0.18362°W / 51.72743; -0.18362Coordinates: 51°43′39″N 0°11′01″W / 51.72743°N 0.18362°W / 51.72743; -0.18362
Information
TypeFoundation school
MottoAchieve. Enjoy. Excel.
Religious affiliation(s)All religions
Established1964
Local authorityHertfordshire
Department for Education URN117591 Tables
OfstedReports
Head teacherMr David Croston
GenderMixed
Age11 to 18
Enrolment1,043
HousesA,B,H,M,S,W
Colour(s)Sky Blue
Website

Chancellor's School in Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire, is a secondary school (including sixth form). It has 1043 boys and girls aged 11–18. It is a state comprehensive Foundation school.

History[edit]

The school opened in 1964, marking the end of a campaign by parents and local residents for the village to have its own secondary school. Chancellor's was opened by the then Lord Chancellor Gerald Gardiner which is how the school was named. Lilian Caras's history sets out the circumstances leading up to the building of the school and charts its development. The school became a specialist in mathematics and ICT 2006 with its continued investment in these areas.

Chancellors School's GCSE standards continued to rise up until 2003-2004 when it reached its record of over 73% of pupils passed GCSE with at least 5 Cs.

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