Angmering School

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The Angmering School
Address
Station Road

, ,
BN16 4HH

Coordinates50°49′17″N 0°29′02″W / 50.82151°N 0.48377°W / 50.82151; -0.48377Coordinates: 50°49′17″N 0°29′02″W / 50.82151°N 0.48377°W / 50.82151; -0.48377
Information
TypeCommunity school
MottoAspire, Achieve, Angmering
Established1975
Local authorityWest Sussex
Department for Education URN126081 Tables
OfstedReports
HeadmasterSimon Liley
GenderCoeducational
Age11 to 18
Enrolment1458
Colour(s)Light Blue and Dark Blue         
Website

The Angmering School is a coeducational community secondary school and sixth form located in Angmering, West Sussex that opened in 1975. The school has Specialist Sports and Science College status. The headteacher is Simon Liley. There are approximately 1400 children on roll, with an age range of 11 to 18 years.

It has been awarded the Charter Mark.

The site is used by Worthing Hockey Club as their training ground.

Lavinia Norfolk Centre[]

The Lavinia Norfolk Centre (LNC) is a Specialist Support Facility for students with any kind of impairment or disability at the school and is recognised nationally for the support it provides. The LNC has specialist staff who work in the centre and throughout the school.

The centre has various facilities including a hydrotherapy pool, a large physio and fitness suite with specialist equipment, separate classrooms, areas to store equipment, and a large central area for socialising and dining.

The whole school is accessible by wheelchair, with ramps, lifts and automatic doors providing ease of access.

In addition to money from the school budget, the LNC is funded by its own charitable trust, which helps to pay for maintenance, new equipment, activities for students, minibus repairs etc.

History[]

The school first opened in 1975 to provide more secondary school places for the growing population in the area.

Many new buildings have been added to the school site since it first opened to accommodate increasing numbers of students and to provide more specialist classrooms for each subject. These additions include: a canteen, a music block (M block), a library and computer rooms (L block), a sixth form and languages block (C block), outdoor changing rooms, and outdoor sports areas, equipment and pitches.

2018/20 Renovations[]

In 2018/20 the school underwent substantial renovations to improve and replace learning areas and equipment and to increase the capacity of the school.

F Block[]

In October 2018, work started on the building of a new three storey block, to provide new classrooms and facilities for humanities, science and art. The building was completed in time to be used for the 2019/20 school year.

Other renovations[]

Other work on the site included, the building of new drama and dance facilities, a larger car park, a new "superloo" toilet area, refurbishment of the existing science block (S block), refurbishment of the existing technology classrooms, moving of the main reception and admin offices, an extension to the outdoor changing rooms, and upgrades to some existing classrooms and facilities.

Facilities[]

The school has use of a range of facilities, such as:

Sport/fitness[]

Seasonal[]

  • A running track
  • A rugby pitch
  • Two 11-a-side football pitches
  • Various smaller football pitches
  • various field sport markings

Drama/dance[]

  • Two sprung floor dance studios
  • A drama studio
  • Various shared practice rooms

Notable former pupils[]

Headteachers[]

  • 1975-1987 Ron Moores
  • 1987-2002 Richard Evea
  • 2002–2016 David Brixey
  • 2016–present Simon Liley

References[]

  1. ^ "Angmering head teacher reflects on 25 years of memories as he retires". Littlehampton Gazette. 25 July 2016. Archived from the original on 23 September 2016. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  2. BBC NEWS | Education | League Tables | Angmering School,The
  3. Angmering School,The, West Sussex
  4. "Learning Support". Angmering School. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  5. "Facilities". Angmering School. Retrieved 22 July 2020.
  6. "Charitable Trust". Angmering School. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  7. West Sussex County Council: Grid For Learning Archived January 26, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

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