FitzWimarc School

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FitzWimarc School is a secondary school in Rayleigh, Essex.[1]

History[edit]

  • 30 August 1937 – Opened as Rayleigh Council Senior School with 412 pupils registered.
  • 19 November 1937 – Official opening ceremony performed by John W. Burrows J.P., Chairman of the Southend Higher Education Committee
  • 10 April 1945 – After the Second World War the school re-opened as a secondary modern school with a new name ‘Rayleigh County Secondary School’ with an extended catchment of 11- to 15-year-olds.
  • 1964 – Home Economics block was built.
  • 5 September 1967 - School re-opened as a comprehensive school, with about 1,003 pupils registered.
  • 1 March 2015 - School becomes an academy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fitzwimarc.essex.sch.uk/

External links[edit]

Official website

Coordinates: 51°35′26″N 0°36′44″E / 51.5905°N 0.6123°E / 51.5905; 0.6123