Wadebridge School

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Wadebridge School
Wadebridge school crest.GIF
Wadebridge School Front.jpg
Established 1957
Type Academy
Headteacher Tina Yardley
Location Gonvena Hill
PL27 6BU
50°31′19″N 4°49′46″W / 50.52190°N 4.82935°W / 50.52190; -4.82935Coordinates: 50°31′19″N 4°49′46″W / 50.52190°N 4.82935°W / 50.52190; -4.82935
DfE number 908/4153
DfE URN 138024 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Staff 65
Students 1,235
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Colours Black and Gold
Website www.wadebridge.cornwall.sch.uk

Wadebridge School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in the town of Wadebridge, Cornwall, England. It has 1,235 pupils. The headteacher is Tina Yardley.

In 2004, the school gained specialist business and enterprise college status, and the school converted to academy status in April 2012.

Facilities include a shop, gymnasium, tennis courts, football/rugby pitch, hockey pitch, basketball court, a squash court and heated swimming pool (part of Wadebridge Leisure Centre).

2006 A-Level results[edit]

In 2006 the school came in second place behind Truro High School in the league tables for the average A-level points score per student in Cornwall. This meant that Wadebridge school beat the independent and selective Truro School into third place, a feat that was achieved again in 2008.[1][2]

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ "English School Tables 2006". BBC News Online. pp. Institutions in Cornwall. Retrieved 2009-01-18. 
  2. ^ "Secondary schools in Cornwall". BBC News. 2009-01-15. Retrieved 2010-05-27. 
  3. ^ "Elektrik 3: Are you up to the challenge? | Rugby Spectator". rugbyspectator.com. 22 June 2011. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Michaela's last minute Games call | This is Cornwall". thisiscornwall.co.uk. 29 July 2008. Retrieved 10 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Annabel Vernon". 

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