Great Baddow High School

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GBHS
Great Baddow High School Eagle
Address
Duffield Road

, ,
CM2 9RZ

Coordinates51°42′49″N 0°29′10″E / 51.71355°N 0.48606°E / 51.71355; 0.48606Coordinates: 51°42′49″N 0°29′10″E / 51.71355°N 0.48606°E / 51.71355; 0.48606
Information
TypeAcademy
MottoSemper Altiora Speramus
Established1965
Department for Education URN136904 Tables
OfstedReports
GenderCoeducational
Age11 to 16
Enrolment1,390
HousesEnnis-Hill, Attenborough, Hawkins
Colour(s)Black and Gold
Website

Great Baddow High School is an 11 - 18 Year olds comprehensive secondary school in Chelmsford, Essex, England. In September 2002, the school was awarded specialist Sports College status. The school then converted into academy status in July 2011 and retains its sports specialism, adopting Science as a second specialism in 2014.

Overview[edit]

In 1965 Great Baddow High School – as Baddow Comprehensive - opened time with 16 staff and 227 children joining ‘the First Year’.[1] The Latin motto translates to "We always strive for higher things" Students join the school from primary schools in the Chelmsford area

Head teachers[edit]

In its 50-year history, Great Baddow High School has had five head teachers as commemorated in its main reception:

  • 1965: Mr James Gordon B.Sc.
  • 1980: Mr Roy Baldock B.A.
  • 1991: Mr Roger Hunton M.Sc.
  • 2010: Mrs Carrie Lynch B.A. (Hons)
  • 2019: Mr Paul Farmer B.A

References[edit]

  1. ^ Caron. "GBHS celebrates 50th Anniversary". www.gbhs.co.uk. Archived from the original on 19 August 2016. Retrieved 18 July 2016.