Henbury School

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Henbury School
Henbury School logo.jpg
Established 2012
Type Secondary Academy
Headteacher Clare Bradford
Location Station Road
BS10 7QH
51°30′35″N 2°37′55″W / 51.5096°N 2.6319°W / 51.5096; -2.6319Coordinates: 51°30′35″N 2°37′55″W / 51.5096°N 2.6319°W / 51.5096; -2.6319
DfE URN 138217 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Capacity 945
Students 540
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–16
Houses Aquila, Draco, Pegasus, Phoenix
Colours Green, Blue, Purple, Red
Website henbury.bristol.sch.uk

Henbury School is a state secondary school with academy status in Henbury, Bristol, England.


The school opened in 1958 by Clement Attlee. Its first Headmaster was John Luget from 1956 to 1976. In 2005, it was rebuilt under a Private Finance Initiative. As of January 2012, it had 739 students. The school has achieved Art College status which increases the funding that the school receives for art-related studies. A number of projects have spawned from the receiving of Art College status. These include piloting the Community Transformers scheme.[1] It became an academy on 1 June 2012.[2]

Academic achievement[edit]

The school achieved its best ever GCSE scores in 2012, the table below shows the percentage of students hitting the key measure of 5 A*-C including English and Mathematics.[3]

2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
27% 39% 46% 52% 41% 46%

Notable alumni[edit]

Robin cousins - Winter Olympic ice skating champion 1980


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