Mortimer Community College

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Mortimer Community College
Type Community school
Headteacher Ms Clare Mullane
Location Reading Road
South Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE33 4UG
Coordinates: 54°58′53″N 1°25′39″E / 54.9813°N 1.4276°E / 54.9813; 1.4276
Local authority South Tyneside
DfE number 393/4006
DfE URN 108727 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 765
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Website School website

Mortimer Community College is a coeducational secondary school located in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England. It takes pupils from the age of 11-16.[1] It is a specialist Arts and Sports College.

The school teamed up with the National Glass Centre for a project to design a large glass mural for the foyer of the school.

The glass mural when complete was unveiled by David Miliband, then the UK Foreign Secretary, on 19 March 2010.[2]

Notable former pupils[edit]

  • Perrie Edwards - Member of the Girlband Little Mix and winners of the 2011 X Factor
  • Sarah Millican - Comedian
  • Chris Cook - Olympic Swimmer
  • John Davison (DJ/Musician)
  • Ingrid Hagemann (BBC Radio and Sky Sports Presenter)