Southam College

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Southam College
Welsh Road West

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CV47 0JW

TypeCommunity school
Local authorityWarwickshire
Department for Education URN125738 Tables
Chairman of the GovernorsMr B Wallace
HeadteacherMr R S Samra
Age11 to 18
HousesGodiva, Webb Ellis, Whittle and Shakespeare
Colour(s)Blue (Godiva), Yellow (Webb Ellis), Red (Whittle) and Purple (Shakespeare)

Southam College is a medium-sized comprehensive school located in Southam, Warwickshire, England. The college achieved its Specialist Technology Status in 2000, Humanities College Status in 2004 and Vocational College Status in 2006. The college has received a national award in recognition of its involvement in the Engineering Education Scheme. A February 2008 Ofsted report accorded the school a Grade 2 (good) However, since the 2011 Oftsted report the school has been Grade 1 (outstanding) .[1]

The current head teacher there is Mr. R S Samra. This year the school GCSE record was 76% (higher than all previous years) of students achieving 5 A*-C grades including English and Maths which is an 8% improvement.

On two separate occasions the school has been rated outstanding from their OFSTED reports


  1. ^ Ofsted report February 2008 Retrieved 21 July 2010