Davison High School

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Davison Church of England High School for Girls
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Motto Ora et Labora ('Pray and Work').
Religion Church of England
Headteacher Mr. Christopher Keating
Location Selborne Road
West Sussex
BN11 2JX
50°49′10″N 0°21′22″W / 50.81942°N 0.35599°W / 50.81942; -0.35599Coordinates: 50°49′10″N 0°21′22″W / 50.81942°N 0.35599°W / 50.81942; -0.35599
Local authority West Sussex
DfE URN 126093 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1080
Gender Girls
Ages 11–16
Colours Navy blue and red
Website www.davison.w-sussex.sch.uk

Davison High School is a girls' Church of England secondary school serving pupils aged 11 to 16 in Worthing, West Sussex, England. In its last inspection the school was judged by OFSTED as Good. The school accommodates around 1080 girls[1] across five year groups.

The original Davison School was a girls' school, opened on Chapel Road in 1812 and named after the Reverend William Davison, the first chaplain of St Paul's Church, Worthing. The school moved to its current site off Selborne Road in 1960.[2] The culverted Teville Stream flows under the school's playing fields.

About 30 pupils are accepted to the school in Year 7 from the primary schools in the Adur district, with the bulk of the intake coming from the three-tier provision in Worthing into Year 8.

The school is the home of the Davison Worthing Youth Concert Band which gives opportunities to any age or ability to join.


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