Woodhey High School

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Woodhey High School
Established 1979
Type Community school
Headteacher Mr Brian Roadnight
Location Bolton Road West
Local authority Bury
DfE URN 105361 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 999 pupils
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Houses Ashton, Calrows, Grant, Hoyle, Kay, Peel & Braidley
Colours Maroon and Gold
Website www.woodhey.bury.sch.uk

Woodhey High School is a secondary school in Ramsbottom, in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, Greater Manchester. Woodhey High School was built by Bury LEA (Local Education Authority) in 1979 to replace the Peel Brow Secondary Modern school. The school has just undergone a referbishment with new facilities.


Woodhey High School is located near towns such as Bury, Bolton, Ramsbottom and Tottington and the suburbs of Brandlesholme, Greenmount and Edenfield and Rawtenstall. The address is: Woodhey High School, Bolton Road West, Ramsbottom, Bury, BL0 9QZ. The school has had major building work and renovation work that included several new classrooms and facilities around the school such as a recording studio.


Secondary education is provided at Woodhey High School for 11- to 16-year-olds (Years 7 to 11). Many subjects are available to study at Woodhey including: Art, English Literature, English Language, Maths, (Double Award) Science (including biology, chemistry, physics), History, Geography, Music, Information Technology, Business Studies, Electronics, French, Spanish, personal social education, film studies and, physical education

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Coordinates: 53°38′04″N 2°19′49″W / 53.6345°N 2.3303°W / 53.6345; -2.3303