Gillotts School

Gillotts School is a coeducational secondary school with academy status in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England.[1] The school is sited on a 33 acre verdant campus on the edge of Henley, incorporating a large Victorian manor house and two of its associated cottages. There are extensive playing fields, as well as areas of grass, trees and woodland.

Gillotts School
Address
Gillotts Lane

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RG9 1PS

Information
TypeAcademy
MottoNon Nobis Solum (Not by Ourselves Alone)
Established1950
Department for Education URN137921 Tables
Head teacherCatharine Darnton
GenderCoeducational
Age11 to 16
Enrolment801 as of October 2014
Colour(s)navy, green
Website

HistoryEdit

Gillotts was established as a girls' boarding school in parkland on the fringe of Henley-on-Thames in 1950, under founding headmistress Betty Barford.[2] Gillotts became a coeducational comprehensive school in 1960. The current headteacher is Catharine Darnton,[3] former headteachers include Malcolm White and David H W Grubb. Lotto multi-millionaire winner Gerry Cannings taught history at the school from 1976 until 1983.[4]

HousesEdit

Gillotts school has three houses: Darwin, Pankhurst and Orwell (named after Charles Darwin, Emmeline Pankhurst and George Orwell).

AlumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

Coordinates: 51°31′31″N 0°55′18″W / 51.5252°N 0.9216°W / 51.5252; -0.9216