Presdales School

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Presdales School
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Presdales School in 2006
Address
Hoe Lane

, ,
SG12 9NX

Coordinates51°48′11″N 0°01′51″W / 51.80297°N 0.03086°W / 51.80297; -0.03086Coordinates: 51°48′11″N 0°01′51″W / 51.80297°N 0.03086°W / 51.80297; -0.03086
Information
TypeAcademy
MottoAchievement For All
Established1906
Department for Education URN137985 Tables
OfstedReports
HeadmasterMr M Warren
GenderGirls
Age11 to 19
Enrolment1065
Former nameWare Grammar School for Girls
Website

Presdales School is a girls' secondary school with academy status, located in Ware, Hertfordshire in the East of England. The school also operates a coeducational sixth form. The current headmaster is Mr M Warren, who took the post in 2016.

History[edit]

It was founded as Ware Grammar School for girls in 1906 at nearby Amwell House, and moved to its present site of Presdales House in 1964. It became a comprehensive in 1975.[1]

It was awarded specialist college status three times by the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, namely as: a Language College, in 1995; an English and Music College, in 2003; and as a Mathematics & Computing College, in 2009.[2] The school converted to academy status in April 2012

Notable former pupils[edit]

Ware Grammar School for Girls[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Presdales School, A Brief History
  2. ^ Presdales School, Academy Specialisms
  3. ^ "Presdales School & Sixth Form . Ware . Hertfordshire". www.presdales.herts.sch.uk. Retrieved 29 December 2016.
  4. ^ Jane Gandee

External links[edit]