Lytham St Annes High Technology College

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Coordinates: 53°44′49″N 2°59′52″W / 53.7469°N 2.9979°W / 53.7469; -2.9979

Lytham St. Annes Technology and Performing Arts College
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Established 1955
Type Foundation school
Headteacher Ray Baker
Founder Harry Wiseman
Location Worsley Road
Lytham St Annes
Local authority Lancashire
DfE URN 119740 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1450
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18

LSA Technology and Performing Arts College is a community school maintained by Lancashire County Education Authority. It is an 11–18 Comprehensive and 6 Form offering seven years of successful education. As one of the largest schools in Lancashire they offer a wide range of curricular and extra-curricular activities, along with specialisms in Technology and Performing Arts. A College system ensures that students belong to smaller groups throughout school ensuring a continuity of staff and allowing family members and friendship groups to be kept together.


  • 1955 Ansdell County Secondary School Opens.
  • 1999 School gains Technology College status and becomes known as Lytham St. Annes High Technology College.
  • 2004 School awarded prestigious Artsmark Silver Award.
  • 2007 School also gains Performing Arts status and becomes known as LSA Technology and Performing Arts College.
  • 2010 Outstanding School status awarded by OFSTED

Notable former pupils[edit]


Music & Acting[edit]


Notable former teachers[edit]

  • Tom Mather – Author of books about Rugby [18]
  • Bob Welfare – UK Javelin coach & Trainer for the 2012 Olympics, helped train Steve Backley[19]

Co-located youth organisations[edit]

  • St. Annes Detachment - Lancashire Army Cadet Force, Monday & Wednesday 19:00 to 21:00
  • 2486 Squadron - Air Training Corps, Tuesday & Thursday 19:00 to 21:00


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