Offerton School

Offerton School was a state comprehensive secondary school located north of the A626 road near the River Goyt in Offerton, a suburb of Stockport, Greater Manchester.[1] The school catered for pupils aged 11 to 16 and was maintained by the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport.[2] Due to a forced closure issued by the government, the school ceased to function in 2012.

Offerton School
OffertonLogo.jpg
Address
Curzon Rroad & The Fairway

Offerton, Stockport
,
Greater Manchester
,
SK2 5DS

England
Coordinates53°24′06″N 2°07′07″W / 53.4016°N 2.1187°W / 53.4016; -2.1187Coordinates: 53°24′06″N 2°07′07″W / 53.4016°N 2.1187°W / 53.4016; -2.1187
Information
TypeCommunity school
Established1955
Closed2012
Local authorityStockport
SpecialistBusiness & Enterprise
Department for Education URN106132 Tables
OfstedReports
ChairDr P Beatty
GenderGirls & Boys
Age11 to 16
Enrolment1500
Former nameGoyt Bank School, Offerton High School
Websitehttp://www.offerton.stockport.sch.uk

The school was originally known as Offerton Secondary School for Girls, Curzon Road, which was the first school to be built on the 50 acre campus in 1955, built by Stockport Corporation. it has 600 Girls.

The second school to built in 1960 was Goyt Bank Technical High School for Girls. It was a two-form entry grammar technical school, with girls moving there from the former Greek Street High School for Girls in Stockport.

The third and final school to be built on the campus in 1964 was Stockport Technical High School for Boys. Stockport Technical High School (a boys' technical school) moved from Pendlebury Hall on Lancashire Hill to The Fairway at Offerton. It had 400 boys.

It became Goyt Bank School in September 1972 when Offerton Secondary School for Girls, Goyt Bank High School for Girls and Stockport Technical High School for Boys merged on the Offerton Campus. It had 1500 Girls and Boys.

In 1983 Goyt Bank merged with Dialstone Lane, and was renamed Offerton High School. Later it became Offerton School.

Today, part of the former school site now houses Castle Hill High School, a special school that was relocated from Brinnington.

Goyt Bank High School for GirlsEdit

Stockport Technical High schoolEdit

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