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|Mottoes||Taking PRIDE In Progress Through Partnership With Learning At The Heart Of All We Do|
|Established||1962 (as Wellington Girls' Modern School; renamed 1974)|
|Head||Andrew McNaughton (Principal)|
|Chair||Mike Brisoce (Interim executive board)|
|Local authority||Telford and Wrekin|
|DfE URN||123597 Tables|
|Houses||Willow, Sycamore, Birch Hawthorne & Elm|
|Colours||Navy & Gold|
It is well established in its local community with a citation needed]. . Although, during May 2015 the school was placed in special measures being graded by "Inadequate" by ofsted inspectors. [
Charlton School works in partnership with Dothill Primary School, forming the 'Dothill and Charlton Sports and Learning Community'. Both schools until July 2015 were under the Principalship of citation needed] with each school supported by a Head of Secondary and Head of Primary Phase. However, as of September 2015 both schools have their own leadership with Mr L. Chris Tristham being appointed head at Charlton and Mrs R Butler taking lead at Dothill. The Learning Community's aim is to ensure that Charlton School works closely with all partner primary schools to ensure the very best provision and continuity of learning for all.[
From June 2016 a new principal Mr.A.McNaughton was employed with Mr.L.C.Tristham taking the role of senior deputy teacher. The learning community continues with Dothill primary school with the leadership at dothill being fulfilled by Mrs.R.Butler.
The head is also supported by a senior leadership team consisting of two deputy head teachers: Mr J Foster (teaching & learning) and Mr W Denfhy (pastoral). Also, Mrs S Serrelcooke as assistant head - whole school assessment and reporting). Curriculum leaders are responsible for the running and achievement of the subject areas and include: Mr A Briggs (Humanities), Mr A Morris (Technology), Mrs H Hibbert (English), Mr M Thomas (Physical Education), Miss A Vickers (Expressive Arts), Mrs A Stephens (Information Technology), Mrs C Kainth (Mathematics), Mrs D Walker (Inclusion And Achievement), Mrs E Upton (Mordern Foreign Languages) and Mrs H Burrage (Science).
The school is now operating on new purposes built site located on the vacated Blessed Robert Johnson school site in Wellington from May 2016.
Charlton School aims to meet the needs of all students. Opportunities are provided for those who are either gifted and talented in particular areas, or students who have specific learning needs. Their team of specialist teachers offer special needs provision, integrating students who have special needs and providing small group support where necessary.
Founded in 1962 as Wellington Girls' Modern School, the school was originally an all-girls school. In 1974 it became co-educational and was renamed The Charlton School.
The school's catchment area includes the small towns surrounding it like Wellington and Bratton. In 2003 a sports hall was built and in the following year the school was officially opened as a Science College. citation needed][
- "Fond farewell to school". Shropshire Star. 30 May 2016. p. 24.'School Report' supplement.