Madeley High School
|Madeley High School|
|Department for Education URN||140154 Tables|
|Head teacher||L. Nixon|
|Age||11 to 16|
|Houses||Earth, Fire, Space, Air|
Madeley High School, established 1957, is a coeducational secondary school with academy status, located in the village of Madeley, Staffordshire, England. The school was founded as a secondary modern school. It became a Comprehensive high school and then a Specialist Technology College with joint second specialisms in Arts and Cognition and Learning, before converting to academy status in September 2013.
Madeley High School caters to children in the 11-16 age group. It serves mainly the area lying to the west of Newcastle Under Lyme including the communities of Keele, Madeley, Betley, Baldwins Gate, Maer, Aston, Mucklestone, Ashley, Ashley Heath, Knighton, Whitmore, Wrinehill, Almington, Hanchurch, Onneley and Loggerheads and Westlands. Many students also apply from outside this area, due to the school's good reputation.
In 2013 the school roll was 647 pupils.
Notable former pupils
- Nathan Smith Defender for Port Vale FC
- Lemmy, Motorhead singer
- Anthony Willth, medievalist
- Peter Bebb, Oscar-winning Visual Effects filmmaker
- Bradley James, King Arthur in hit BBC series Merlin
- "Inspection report: Madeley High School" (pdf). Ofsted. 7 February 2013.
- "Former college student up for Oscar for work on Inception". This is Staffordshire. 4 February 2011. Archived from the original on 1 October 2012.