Aldercar High School

Aldercar High School is a comprehensive, mixed secondary school for ages 11–19, on Daltons Close in Aldercar, Derbyshire, England.[1]

Aldercar High School
Daltons Close

NG16 4HL

TypeCommunity school
Local authorityDerbyshire
Department for Education URN112939 Tables
PrincipalMrs C Hatto
Age11 to 18
Enrolment676 as of April 2016

It is close to the A610 and Langley Mill Junior School[permanent dead link], and is next door to Aldercar Infants School.


The school's catchment area includes the village of Aldercar, Langley Mill and Heanor. Many students attend from towns as far away as Ilkeston, Eastwood, Codnor and Ripley As of 2008, the school had around 800 students. As of 2011, the school had around 600 students.[needs update]


The school opened in September 1955 as a secondary modern school. It became Heanor Aldercar Comprehensive School, then Aldercar School. The school has been awarded specialist Language College status, and was named Aldercar Community Language College for a time before being renamed Aldercar High School.

In 2009, the new Phoenix Centre Sixth Form building opened, offering many courses for ages 16–19.

Notable former pupilsEdit


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 March 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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Coordinates: 53°01′33″N 01°20′31″W / 53.02583°N 1.34194°W / 53.02583; -1.34194