Melksham Oak Community School

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Melksham Oak Community School
20201026 Melksham Oak Community School building entrance.jpg

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SN12 6QZ

Coordinates51°21′37″N 2°07′06″W / 51.3603°N 2.1184°W / 51.3603; -2.1184Coordinates: 51°21′37″N 2°07′06″W / 51.3603°N 2.1184°W / 51.3603; -2.1184
MottoRaising Aspirations, Learning for Life, Success for All
Local authorityWiltshire Council
Department for Education URN141911 Tables
HeadteacherAlan Henderson
Age11 to 18
HousesPolaris, Omega, Castor and Sirius Edit this at Wikidata

Melksham Oak Community School is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in the southeast outskirts of Melksham, Wiltshire, England, for students aged 11 to 18.


The school opened on 12 July 2010, having been created under the Building Schools for the Future programme[1] to replace The George Ward Technology College.

At first a community school administered by Wiltshire Council, Melksham Oak Community School converted to academy status in April 2015. The school continues to coordinate with Wiltshire Council for admissions.

In August 2018, the school became part of the White Horse Federation, a multi-academy trust which runs primary and secondary schools in Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire.[2]

School sign with logo


  1. ^ "Melksham Oak school opens to pupils for first time". BBC News Wiltshire. 12 July 2010.
  2. ^ "ATOM Schools Join The White Horse Federation". The White Horse Federation. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 5 September 2018.

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