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Alderman Peel High School is an academy secondary school in Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, England.[2]

Alderman Peel High School
Address
Market Lane

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NR23 1RB

Coordinates52°56′11″N 0°29′49″E / 52.93626°N 0.49702°E / 52.93626; 0.49702Coordinates: 52°56′11″N 0°29′49″E / 52.93626°N 0.49702°E / 52.93626; 0.49702
Information
TypeAcademy secondary school
FounderAlderman Sam Peel[1]
Local authorityNorfolk
Department for Education URN121170 Tables
OfstedReports
HeadteacherAlastair Ogle[2]
GenderMixed[2]
Age11 to 16[2]
Enrolment442 pupils[citation needed]
HousesMersey, Trent, Waveney and Shannon
Colour(s)Blue, purple, orange,green
Website

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HistoryEdit

The school was founded in 1963 by Alderman Sam Peel, chair of the Norfolk Education Committee, as a secondary modern school.[3][1][4][5][better source needed]

The school became part of the Wensum Trust multi-academy trust in 2017.[2][6] The trust includes Acle Academy, Hellesdon High School and seven primary schools.[2]

Inspection judgementsEdit

  • In 2000 Ofsted judged the school as Good.[7]
  • In 2006 Ofsted again judged the school as Good.[8]
  • In 2009 Ofsted judged the school as Outstanding.[9]
  • In 2012 Ofsted judged the school as Good.[10]

HeadteachersEdit

  • -1999: Cheryl Crawford[citation needed]
  • 2005-2010: John Platten[11]
  • 2010–present: Alastair Ogle

Academic resultsEdit

In 2017 GCSE results were below average for the Progress 8 benchmark and the linked Attainment 8 measure.[12]

Wells-Next-The-Sea Primary and Nursery SchoolEdit

The nearby primary school was in a 'hard federation' with the secondary school until both converted to an academy in 2017.[13][14] The primary school had received a warning notice in 2016 because of its poor exam results.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Lazzari, Adam (6 June 2013). "Sam Peel, one of the most influential figures in Norfolk in the 20th century, is to have his story told for the first time in a new book written by his granddaughter". Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Alderman Peel High School". Find and compare schools in England. Gov.UK. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Alderman Peel School, Wells". The National Archives. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  4. ^ Tuck, John (2010). "Conversations with Alderman Sam Peel O.B.E." (PDF). wlhg newsletter. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  5. ^ Mason, Joseph (2012). "SAM PEEL". WELLS-next-the-SEA. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  6. ^ Harford, Sean (4 Nov 2017). "Academy conversion and predecessor schools" (PDF). Ofsted. Ofsted. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  7. ^ Kayembe, G (2001). "INSPECTION REPORT: ALDERMAN PEEL HIGH SCHOOL" (PDF). Ofsted. Ofsted. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  8. ^ Abbott, Stephen (2006). "Alderman Peel High School: Inspection Report" (PDF). Ofsted. Ofsted. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  9. ^ Vaughan-Jenkins, Deborah (2009). "Alderman Peel High School: Inspection Report" (PDF). Ofsted. Ofsted. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  10. ^ Kayembe, Gulshanbir (2012). "Alderman Peel High School" (PDF). Ofsted. Ofsted. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  11. ^ Downes, Steve (17 May 2010). "Big boost for Norwich academy school". Norwich Evening News. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  12. ^ "Alderman Peel High School". Find and compare schools in England. Gov.UK. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  13. ^ a b Coulson, Tim (10 May 2016). "Warning notice to Wells-Next-The-Sea Primary and Nursery School". Gov.UK. Gov.UK. Retrieved 1 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Wells-Next-the-Sea Primary and Nursery School". Find and compare schools in England. Gov.UK. Retrieved 1 October 2018.

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