Huish Episcopi Academy

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Huish Episcopi Academy
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Type Academy
Principal Andrew Davis
Location Wincanton Road
Huish Episcopi, Langport
TA10 9SS
England Coordinates: 51°02′16″N 2°49′04″W / 51.0378°N 2.8177°W / 51.0378; -2.8177
DfE URN 136294 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1,469 as of September 2012
Gender coeducation
Ages 11–18
Houses Huish and Episcopi

Huish Episcopi Academy is a mixed secondary school with academy status (since 2010), for ages 11 to 18 located in Huish Episcopi near Langport, Somerset, England. The Principal is Andrew Davis. The school has a specialist status as a Science College and Language College. As of September 2012, it has 1,469 students.[1] A range of subjects are offered, including Design Technology in Food, Textiles, and Resistant Materials, Modern Foreign Languages, and Information Technology.

Ofsted inspections[edit]

The Ofsted inspection in March 2007 gave the school, prior to its conversion to an academy, an overall grade of "Outstanding".[2] In September 2012, the academy was inspected and its rating was reduced to good.[1] In more recent years, the Academy seems to have slipped further down the desirable list. Its leadership seems to have struggled in the last 18 months

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable former pupils of the school include fashion designer Alice Temperley, who was awarded the MBE in 2011. Temperley supplied the evening dress used by Pippa Middleton at the Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.[3] Also of interest, Ian Booth, bassist of soft rock band Floors And Walls. so no one of any particular interest or accomplishment to mention.


  1. ^ a b "Inspection report: Huish Episcopi Academy" (PDF). Ofsted. 12–13 September 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Huish Episcopi School Ofsted Report
  3. ^ "Pippa ensures that dress designer has turn in spotlight". Cheddar Valley Gazette. 5 May 2011. p. 7. 

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