The Stanway School

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The Stanway School
Established 1958
Type Academy
Co-Headteacher Mr J Bland
Co-Headteacher Mr S Holder
Location Winstree Road
51°53′00″N 0°50′26″E / 51.8832°N 0.8406°E / 51.8832; 0.8406Coordinates: 51°53′00″N 0°50′26″E / 51.8832°N 0.8406°E / 51.8832; 0.8406
DfE number 881/5462
DfE URN 137927 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–16
Houses Gainsborough, Rutherford, Shakespeare, Wellington
Publication The Stanway Times

The Stanway School is a mixed secondary school located in Stanway in the English county of Essex.[1]

The school was converted to academy status in May 2013, and used to be a community school under the direct control of Essex County Council. The school continues to coordinate with Essex County Council for admissions.

The Stanway School offers the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSEs), Business and Technology Education Council (BTECs) and OCR Nationals as programmes of study for pupils. The school has a Humanities, Maths & Computing specialism, and offers additional courses in these subjects.

The school is part of the Stanway Federation Academy Trust with the Thomas Lord Audley School .

Notable former pupils[edit]

  • Damon Albarn, musician and singer-songwriter of the band Blur and Gorillaz
  • Graham Coxon, musician and guitarist of the band Blur
  • Natalie Jones, Paralympic swimmer
  • Adam Miller, former footballer
  • Andi King - DJ/Pro Wrestler/Strongman aka World Famous Andi King
  • Steven "Stevi" Richie - X-Factor quarter finalist, singer, actor, presenter, Celebrity Big Brother contestant


  1. ^ "The Stanway School | A Humanities, Maths & Computing College". Retrieved 2013-07-13. 

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