Sarum Academy

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Sarum Academy
Address
Westwood Road

, ,
SP2 9HS

England
Coordinates51°05′09″N 1°50′09″W / 51.08592°N 1.83571°W / 51.08592; -1.83571Coordinates: 51°05′09″N 1°50′09″W / 51.08592°N 1.83571°W / 51.08592; -1.83571
Information
TypeAcademy
Religious affiliation(s)Church of England
Established2010
Local authorityWiltshire
Department for Education URN136183 Tables
OfstedReports
HeadteacherJonathan Curtis
GenderCoeducational
Age11 to 19
Enrolment502
Websitewww.sarumacademy.org Edit this at Wikidata

Sarum Academy (formerly Salisbury High School) is a Church of England secondary school with academy status in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England. The school is on the west side of Salisbury, on Bemerton Heath.[1]

History[edit]

The first buildings on the site were opened in 1957 for boys of St Thomas's School in central Salisbury, which at that time was a Church of England secondary modern school; after the buildings were extended in the early 1960s the rest of the boys' school moved there.[2][3] Westwood County Girls' Secondary Modern School was opened on an adjoining site in 1958, and in 1973 the two schools merged to form Westwood St. Thomas's School,[4] which became a comprehensive school. From 1997 the school was called Salisbury High School.[5]

The school converted to academy status in 2010 and reopened as Sarum Academy.[6] Since November 2017 it has been sponsored by Magna Learning Partnership, alongside Wyvern St Edmund's and Salisbury Sixth Form College in the Salisbury area, and The Trafalgar School at Downton.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sarum Academy". Secondary Schools in Salisbury. Salisbury Journal. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  2. ^ Crittall, Elizabeth, ed. (1962). "Victoria County History: Wiltshire: Vol 6 pp161-168 – Salisbury: Schools". British History Online. University of London. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  3. ^ "St. Thomas's Boys' Secondary Modern School, Salisbury". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Westwood St. Thomas's School, Salisbury". Wiltshire Community History. Wiltshire Council. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Salisbury High School". GOV.UK. Retrieved 15 December 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. ^ "Sarum Academy". GOV.UK. Retrieved 15 December 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ "Magna Learning Partnership". GOV.UK. Retrieved 15 December 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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