Lodge Park Academy
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|Headteacher||Alison Hayes BA|
|DfE URN||139060 Tables|
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|Houses||Rumbelow, Brady, Dickson, Parker, Ashworth and Hamilton|
Founded in 1964 as Lodge Park School, it was one of the very first wave of specialist schools designated in 1994 and was renamed Lodge Park Technology College.
The principals of Lodge Park have been Neville Rumbelow, Richard Parker, Tom Waterworth, Guy Shearer, Associate principal Toby Mullins, and current principal Alison Hayes BA
Nearly 50% of the students at the academy achieved five GCSEs at A*-C including English and maths in 2013. At Key Stage 5 half of all exams sat achieved the top marks of A*-B (or equivalent) and nearly every exam sat was passed. This is a significant increase on previous years where 40% achieved the top grades in 2012, and 29% in 2011.
Lodge Park Academy dancers performed at the Aviva Rugby Premiership Final in 2013. Sports stars such as Christian Malcolm, Austin Healey, Ben Kay, Tom May and Lewis Hamilton have visited Lodge Park Academy. They have won the David Ross Education Trust Winter Cup two years In a row. First in 2014 and most currently in 2015
Notable former pupils
- James Ashworth VC (26 May 1989 – 13 June 2012) - British soldier and posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross
Lodge Park Trust
Lodge Park is a Trust School, in partnership with the David Ross Education Trust.
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