Kingsway Park High School

Kingsway Park High School is an 11–16 [1] mixed Foundation School that opened in September 2010.[2][3] The school is located in the Kingsway area of the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale in Greater Manchester, United Kingdom. The school has approximately 1011 students on roll,[4] with at least 14 countries represented across this number.[5]

Kingsway Park High School
Kingsway Park High School, Rochdale Logo 2016.png
Address
Turf Hill Road

Kingsway, Rochdale
, ,
OL16 4XA

United Kingdom
Coordinates53°36′17″N 2°08′19″W / 53.604670°N 2.138519°W / 53.604670; -2.138519Coordinates: 53°36′17″N 2°08′19″W / 53.604670°N 2.138519°W / 53.604670; -2.138519
Information
TypeHigh School
Foundation School
MottoAspire, learn, achieve
Established1 September 2010
Local authorityRochdale
Department for Education URN135795 Tables
OfstedReports
ChairDavid Roberts
HeadteacherDeborah Ball
GenderMixed-sex
Age11 to 16
Enrolment1011
Website

HistoryEdit

The school was established as a result of an amalgamation[3] of Balderstone Technology College and Springhill High School under the Building Schools for the Future program.[2][6][7]

The schools trust, Kingsway Learning Trust Limited was established in May 2010 by partner school Middleton Technology School along with Rochdale Sixth Form College and the Rochdale local authority.

School performanceEdit

In the most recent Ofsted Inspection (September 2013), Kingsway Park High School was awarded Good in all criteria with Inspectors noting continued improvements in Exam Results along with attendance and other key performance criteria.[8]

New school buildingEdit

Under the Building Schools for the Future program and opening in September 2013, the school receive a new £13 million building built on the former Springhill High School site on Turf Hill Road.[9][10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ KPHS - Dept of Education education.gov.uk
  2. ^ a b Kingsway Park High School Archived 27 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine Rochdale.gov.uk
  3. ^ a b KPHS - Edubase edubase.gov.uk
  4. ^ http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/establishment/summary.xhtml?urn=135795
  5. ^ https://www.kingswaypark.org/site/Images/countries.png
  6. ^ Fitzpatrick, Katie (15 January 2011). "School league tables: Students make grade as results hit new high". Rochdale Observer. M.E.N. Media.
  7. ^ Balderstone Technology College Archived 26 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine Rochdale.gov.uk
  8. ^ "KPHS Ofsted Inspection 2013" (PDF).
  9. ^ Fitzpatrick, Katie (6 October 2009). "New head is all set for joint role". Rochdale Observer. M.E.N. Media.
  10. ^ "School's £13m plan is given the go-ahead". Manchester Evening News. M.E.N. Media. 14 January 2012.