Cottingham High School

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Cottingham High School
Cottingham High School.jpg
Established 1955
Type Secondary school

Scott Ratheram

Deputy Heads: Mr G Barber and Miss K Jordan
Location Harland Way
East Riding of Yorkshire
HU16 5PX
53°47′20″N 0°25′56″W / 53.7890°N 0.4321°W / 53.7890; -0.4321Coordinates: 53°47′20″N 0°25′56″W / 53.7890°N 0.4321°W / 53.7890; -0.4321
DfE URN 136921 Tables
Students 1,429 pupils
Ages 11–18

Cottingham High School is a large secondary school, situated in Cottingham in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The school has been awarded specialist Arts College status, and has modern facilities for media arts, music, drama and dance for Performing Arts subjects. In July 2011 the school became an Academy.


Cottingham High School was originally named Cottingham Secondary School and was established in 1955 as a Secondary Modern school. The school site is located on what was formerly Cottingham Grange, built in 1802. Part of the land which belonged to Cottingham Grange is now part of 'The Lawns', owned by the University of Hull for Student Halls of Residence.

Due to the increased numbers of pupils attending the school, the original building was no longer large enough, and by September 1975 a new Science and Technical block was completed together with a second gymnasium and new sports hall. In 1978 a new Humanities and Modern Languages block and a Sixth Form block was completed. In 2000 a new Drama and Music block was built, and a Business Studies block was completed in 2003.[citation needed]

Since September 2004 Cottingham High School has had Specialist in Media and Performing Arts status, providing pupils with extra equipment and facilities, including a recording studio, film editing suite and ICT facilities.[citation needed]

In September 2009 Cottingham High School became part of the Haltemprice Consortium along with Wolfreton School and Hessle High School.[1]

In July 2011 the secondary school became an Academy.[2]

In March 2012 Elizabeth Logan was suspended from her post as head of the school.[3] She resigned from her post due to "personal and professional reasons" on 21 August 2012.[4]

In May 2015 the school received a low grade from the school inspectors Ofsted which was 'Requires Improvement' [5]



  1. ^ "Sixth Form set to change". Cottingham High School. 2009. Retrieved 15 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Cottingham High School and Sixth Form College (academy converter) (URN: 136921, DfE No.: 8114058), Ofsted [not in citation given]
  3. ^ "Investigation starts as school confirms Cottingham High headteacher is suspended". This is Hull and East Riding. 19 March 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Suspended head quits: Elizabeth Logan leaves Cottingham High days before new term". This is Hull and East Riding. 1 September 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
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  6. ^ "Reading inspired by Pipes story". This is Hull and East Riding. 20 February 2010. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  7. ^ "Will Rhodes | England Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | ESPN Cricinfo". Retrieved 13 April 2014. 

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