Deyes High School

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Deyes High School
Motto Primus Inter Pares (First Among Equals)
Type \ Comprehensive
Head of School Mr P. Duffy
Executive Headteacher Mrs A. Stahler
Location Deyes Lane
L31 6DE
Coordinates: 53°30′51″N 2°56′25″W / 53.5141°N 2.9404°W / 53.5141; -2.9404
Local authority Sefton
DfE URN 104948 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 170 (including teaching assistants and support staff)
Students 1444
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Colours Blue, White, and Red
Website Deyes High School

Deyes High School is for people in the North West of England. The school is situated in Maghull on the outskirts of Liverpool. It holds an official specialist Science College status which was gained in 2006 and provided extra support for better resources in the Science department.



Deyes High School has seven buildings among its grounds; Lydiate, Molyneux, Unsworth, Sefton, Allen, Blundell building and WOW (world of work) building. The Lydiate Building was the first part of the school to be erected and for many years had a large quadrangle in its centre, housing a variety of animals, including Peacocks. The Sefton Building is split into two sections: The newer section houses the Religious Education and History departments, and the other has a small Geography department and the oldest of the Science rooms. The Unsworth Building is not just one single structure; there are three buildings around the school with the name. Departments such as Information Communication Technology, Music, Physical Education and Performing Arts all have a place inside three unified buildings. The main school Hall and swimming pool are also situated in the Unsworth building, forming the main part and centre of the school. The Molyneux building is three storeys high and has the Mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages, and Science departments. The ground floor of the building has two rooms dedicated to Learning Mentors. The Allen building is the Technology building with one room being used as an ICT room as well. This building was opened in 2003.

The school has just completed the construction of its @ Deyes Building.

Deyes High school has a pupil population of 1444 which is one of the largest in Sefton and also has the largest sixth form in Sefton. The school has some of the best GCSE's in the UK including English and Mathematics. The majority of the grades come from 'academic' subjects.

In 2011 Deyes High School achieved its best ever results. The 5 A* - C score at GCSE now stands at 87% and including English & Maths at 70%. This totalled an 11% increase in performance over 12 months. Deyes High can proudly say they are a "high performing establishment" providing excellent education with outstanding outcomes.

The school is strongly committed to safe guarding and was judged by OFSTED as "outstanding" in respect of safe guarding.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ Echo, Liverpool (2006-11-23). "Pervert teacher is spared prison". liverpoolecho. Retrieved 2017-05-08. 

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