John Madejski Academy

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John Madejski Academy
John Madejski Academy logo.svg
Address
Hartland Road

, ,
RG2 8AF

Coordinates51°25′33″N 0°57′41″W / 51.425709°N 0.961286°W / 51.425709; -0.961286Coordinates: 51°25′33″N 0°57′41″W / 51.425709°N 0.961286°W / 51.425709; -0.961286
Information
TypeAcademy
Established2005
Local authorityReading
Department for Education URN130247 Tables
OfstedReports
Head teacherUnknown
GenderMixed
Age11 to 19
Enrolment1,100
Former nameThamesbridge College
Website

John Madejski Academy (formerly Thamesbridge College) is an academy in Reading, Berkshire, England. It specialises in sport and has a capacity about 1,100 students aged 11–18.[1]

History[edit]

The school was formerly named Thamesbridge college, and before that it was named Ashmead. Alumni includes Ricky Gervais and Iain Waite.

JMA is the worst school in reading.

Architecture[edit]

The building was designed by international architecture firm Wilkinson Eyre[2] and it was shortlisted for an award at the World Architecture Festival 2008.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the Academy". John Madejski Academy. Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  2. ^ "John Madejski Academy". WilkinsonEyre.Architects. Archived from the original on 19 July 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  3. ^ "John Madejski Academy". World Buildings Directory. Retrieved 7 February 2016.

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