Allestree Woodlands School

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Allestree Woodlands School
Reception woodlands Derby.jpg
Motto Aspire and achieve
Type Academy
Headteacher Alan Brady
Founder Bob Woodland[citation needed]
Location Blenheim Drive
DE22 2LW
52°57′15″N 1°30′01″W / 52.95423°N 1.50020°W / 52.95423; -1.50020Coordinates: 52°57′15″N 1°30′01″W / 52.95423°N 1.50020°W / 52.95423; -1.50020
DfE number 831/5414
DfE URN 137911 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1260
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18

Allestree Woodlands School (formerly Woodlands School) is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located on Blenheim Drive in Allestree, Derby in the East Midlands of England.


The school is for pupils aged 11–18. About 220 students enrol at the school in any one academic year, with about 1335 in total.


The school was opened as Woodlands Secondary Modern School in 1956. It became a comprehensive in 1975, and was awarded specialist status as a Technology College in September 2004.[1] The school converted to academy status in 2012. The school has just finished going through a 90% rebuilding project. However, there has been critisicm of this new build due to a lack of eating area for people bringing a packed lunch.


Academic performance[edit]

The school gets good results at GCSE, being the fourth best in Derby LEA. At A level, it is excellent and the second best in Derby.


  1. ^ Parker, Michelle. "Ofsted Inspection Report: Woodlands Community School", 2006
  2. ^ "Chris Beardsley". LinkedIn. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 

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