Rastrick High School

Rastrick High School (and Sixth Form) is a mixed-gender academy school for 11- to 18-year-olds located in Rastrick, West Yorkshire, England. A specialist school, it is a Technology College.

Rastrick High School
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Address
Field Top Road

, ,
HD6 3XB

England
Coordinates53°41′47″N 1°47′30″W / 53.6965°N 1.7918°W / 53.6965; -1.7918Coordinates: 53°41′47″N 1°47′30″W / 53.6965°N 1.7918°W / 53.6965; -1.7918
Information
TypeAcademy and
Sixth form
Motto"Working together for individual success."
Established1985
Local authorityCalderdale
SpecialistMusic
Department for Education URN137444 Tables
OfstedReports
HeadteacherSteve Evans
GenderMixed-sex education
Age11 to 18
Enrolment1412
Website

HistoryEdit

The school was formed in 1985 following the merger of Rastrick Grammar School and Reinswood Secondary School. However, its history can be traced back to 1621.[1] The school is a technology specialist school and provides design and technology specialist equipment for student use.

Academic performanceEdit

The school is ranked 9th out of 17 secondary schools that are in Calderdale, based on GCSE pass rates. Its GCSE results are above the Calderdale average.[citation needed]

AlumniEdit

Rastrick Grammar SchoolEdit

Former and current teachersEdit

  • Peter Clark – former head teacher, received a CBE in 1998.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Homepage". Rastrick High School. Retrieved 29 November 2006.
  2. ^ "Head wins honour for saving school". BBC News. 31 December 1999. Retrieved 14 October 2014.

External linksEdit