Thamesmead School

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Thamesmead School
Motto Where Learning Comes First
Type Academy
Headteacher Mr Peter Rodin
Location Manygate Lane
TW17 9EE
Coordinates: 51°23′36″N 0°26′31″W / 51.3933°N 0.4420°W / 51.3933; -0.4420
Local authority Surrey
DfE URN 137237 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1017
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–16
Houses Centaur, Dragon, Griffin, Phoenix
Colours Red & Black
Publication Thamesmead Talk

Thamesmead School is a secondary academy school for boys and girls located in Shepperton, England.[1] It for students aged 11 to 16, and does not have a sixth form.[1] The school motto is "Where Learning Comes First".[citation needed]


The school is divided into year groups for tutor time, with school house and school year affecting a student's placing.

There are four school houses Centaur, Dragon, Phoenix and Griffin each being composed of students from all year groups.[2]


The school uniform is a white shirt, black trousers or school skirt, red tie with house colours and black shoes.

The full uniform policy is on the school website [3]

GCSE results[edit]

In 2015-16 81% of students achieved five A*-C grades including English and Maths - a further 2% rise on the previous year's results. In addition to outstanding results in English, Maths and Science, students achieved particularly well in the performing arts, Physical Education, ICT, Art and modern foreign languages. Thamesmead has been highly commended for excellent improvement in GCSE results between 2013 and 2015.[4]

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