Weatherhead High School

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Weatherhead High School
Type Academy
Headteacher Mr N R Dyment
Location Breck Rd
Wallasey
Merseyside
CH44 3HS
England
DfE number 344/4069
DfE URN 137815 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Girls
Ages 11–18
Website School website

Weatherhead High School is a single sex girls' academy school with mixed Sixth Form, located in Merseyside, England in the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. In 2003, the school relocated from three separate sites around the Wallasey area to a new purpose-built state of the art site on Breck Road.

The school has over 1500 pupils on roll, ranging from 11-18. There is a mixed Sixth Form of up to 400 students. The headteacher, Neil Dyment, states that the school "aims to create a very supportive and caring environment where each student can have the self-confidence and belief to realise their ambitions".[1]

The school has held the Sportsmark Award and the Artsmark Gold Award for several years,.[2] In 2012 the school received an Ofsted inspection and was described as "outstanding in all areas"

Former students include Melissa Jane Wild, author of many short stories and the published fantasy story 'The Darkness Within'; Dr Katie Petty-Saphon, MBE, Weatherhead Alumna (1962-1969), Cambridge Alumna (Newnham College) and Chief Executive of the Medical Schools Council; and British & Olympic Boxer, Natasha Jonas, Weatherhead Alumna (1995-2002).


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