St Michael's Church of England High School, Chorley

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Coordinates: 53°39′42″N 2°38′10″W / 53.6616°N 2.6361°W / 53.6616; -2.6361

St. Michael's CE High School
Motto Therefore, Choose
Established 1964
Type Academy
Religion Anglican Church of England
Head teacher Mrs J Heaton
Location Astley Road
DfE URN 119795 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1,134
Gender Co-educational
Ages 11–16
Website St Michael's CE High School Performing Arts College

St. Michael's is an Anglican high school, located in the town of Chorley, Lancashire, England. The school is home to 1,200 pupils, and is an performing Arts College.

Since January 2012, the headteacher has been Mrs. Julie Heaton.

The school was established in 1964, as an Secondary Modern School. The first headteacher was Roy Moore. Educated at Lincoln College, Oxford he was a outlook, a Christian socialist, and a great believer in equality. A notable feature of the school, is that the houses and tutor groups are all named after people, of notable Christian faith. These are whom have made significant personal, cultural, or religious contributions to society. The school became an comprehensive school in 1972, and an Academy in 2011.

The school's uniform is an maroon blazer incorporating the school logo and motto. The lower school tie is maroon with multiple silver crosses. The upper school tie is the same however with a black background. Hughes or the Chapel Choir (for Years 9 - 11) have an silver tie with maroon crosses. An optional jumper for lower school is maroon with an silver logo, the higher school jumper is black with an silver logo.

Actor Steve Pemberton is a notable ex-student at St Michael's.[citation needed]

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