Huntington School, York

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Huntington School
Huntington School logo January 2007.JPG
Motto "To inspire confident learners who will thrive in a changing world..."
Established 1966
Type Community school, Comprehensive school
Headteacher John Tomsett
Chairman of Governors May Kaye
Location Huntington Road
Huntington

York
North Yorkshire
YO32 9WT
England
Coordinates: 53°59′25″N 1°03′57″W / 53.99019°N 1.06584°W / 53.99019; -1.06584
Local authority City of York
DfE URN 121673 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1,487
Gender mixed
Ages 11–19
Houses Wilberforce, Bronte, Cook and Johnson
Colours Blue & black          
Website Official website

Huntington School is a coeducational, comprehensive secondary school situated in Huntington, York, England, with approximately 1,500 pupils.

History[edit]

The school opened in September 1966 and became a comprehensive school in September 1973. The school's application to become a Specialist Technology college was granted in 1997.

Transport[edit]

Due to its size, of approximately 1500 students, the school operates a contracted bus system with City of York Council and Stephenson's, which provides free transport (with a purchased pass) for some of the outlying villages in Huntington's catchment area, such as Strensall and Flaxton.

Notable former pupils[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Author Oliver Burkeman visits Huntington School", the York Press, 15 January 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2011
  2. ^ "News for parents - Huntington School", Huntingtonschool.co.uk. Retrieved 20 November 2011