University Academy Warrington

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University Academy Warrington
Established 1970s
Type Academy
Principal M. Barclay.
Location Insall Road

53°24′40″N 2°33′36″W / 53.411°N 2.560°W / 53.411; -2.560Coordinates: 53°24′40″N 2°33′36″W / 53.411°N 2.560°W / 53.411; -2.560
DfE URN 139072 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1200+
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18

University Academy Warrington is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in the Padgate area of Warrington in the English county of Cheshire.[1]

It was first known as Padgate Community High School and then became Lysander Community High School. The school converted to academy status on 1 January 2013 and was renamed University Academy Warrington. Previously it was a community school under the direct control of Warrington Borough Council. The school continues to coordinate with Warrington Borough Council regarding its admissions.

The school is sponsored by the University of Chester under the University of Chester Academies Trust.[2]

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ "University Academy Warrington - Home". 2013-06-14. Retrieved 2013-09-12. 
  2. ^ "University of Chester Academies Trust - Home". Retrieved 2013-09-12. 
  3. ^ Lister, David (2001-04-14). "Chris Evans: The star who fell to earth". The Independent. Retrieved 2008-05-23. 

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