Cotham School

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Cotham School
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Main entrance to Cotham School
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Established 1856
Type Secondary Academy
Headteacher Joanne Butler
Location Cotham Lawn Road
Bristol
BS6 6DT
England
51°27′49″N 2°36′07″W / 51.4636°N 2.6020°W / 51.4636; -2.6020Coordinates: 51°27′49″N 2°36′07″W / 51.4636°N 2.6020°W / 51.4636; -2.6020
DfE number 801/4100
DfE URN 137440 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Capacity 1480 (data from January 2016)
Students 1498 (data from January 2016)
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Houses Delta, Gamma, Sigma, Omega
Website cotham.bristol.sch.uk

Cotham School is a secondary school with co-operative academy status in Cotham, a suburb of Bristol, England. The catchment area for this school is Cotham, Clifton, Kingsdown and southern Redland.

History[edit]

Cotham school was established in 1856. Its predecessor was the Merchant Venturers School.[1] Until the academic year 2000/01, Cotham was a grammar school. It became a comprehensive in 2001, and became an academy in September 2011.

The BBC drama Thirteen was filmed here in 2015.

Admissions[edit]

It comprises the main school and sports hall together with Charnwood House, the Cotham part of the North Bristol Post 16 Centre, which was refurbished and opened in 2007. Prior to 2007, Cotham School had its own sixth form.

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Griffiths, Jon (March 2006). "Cotham Old Boys". Bristol. BBC. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  2. ^ "Professor Wallace Fox". Telegraph. 7 May 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Dave Garmston". Radio West. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Look at why we loves Bristol.". AccessMyLibrary - Europe Intelligence Wire (From Bristol Evening Post). Gale. 17 November 2004. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  5. ^ "The clergy". Worksop Priory. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Arthur Milton". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "Derek Robinson". Good Reads. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "Bristol church organist's 60 years of service marked". BBC. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  9. ^ "A man of the World Service". Bristol Post. 7 March 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  10. ^ ""I was bullied at school": Bristol I'm a Celebrity contestant Amy Willerton on her time at school". Bristol Post. 19 November 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2015. 
  11. ^ "Professor's visit thrills his old school". Bristol Post (17 May 2012). Retrieved 17 October 2015. 

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