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
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 2LW
England
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
Website www.woodlands.derby.sch.uk

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.

Admissions[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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.

Alumni[edit]

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.

Notes[edit]

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

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