Bacon's College is a secondary school and sixth form college in England, located in Rotherhithe, London. Bacon's College was one of the handful of CTCs, however it officially changed to Academy status in 2007.
Founded in 1703 by Josiah Bacon, the college enjoyed its tercentenary in 2003, and held a grand Founder's Day service in St Paul's Cathedral to celebrate the event. Normally its Founder's Day service is held at Southwark Cathedral.
Information on the College
Bacon's College opened on its current Rotherhithe site in 1991, moving from its old building in [Bermondsey]. Bacon's College is a high achieving 11–19 Church of England-sponsored Academy. The College opened in 1991 in the heart of London Docklands with a new building. The College promotes itself as having excellent and outstanding facilities and resources. Every year 180 students are admitted into the Academy.
Students are taught: English; Mathematics; Biology; Chemistry; Physics; Religious Education; History; Design and Technology; Modern Foreign Languages (French, German and Spanish); Geography; Art and Textiles; Physical Education; Media Studies; Drama and Music.
Heads of departments
The current heads of departments are shown in the table below.
|Maths||Mr S Knight|
|Science||Mr G Wilson|
|Religious Education||Ms S Head|
|English||Ms C Williams|
|Modern Languages||Ms H Parker|
|Geography||Ms A Hall|
|History||Ms E Oliver|
|Physical Education||Ms S Ponulak|
|Performing Arts||Mr C Pearson|
|Information Technology||Ms G Nayer|
|Art and Technology||Ms R Veldtman|
|Personal, Social, and Health Education||Mr N Lawrence|
|Learning Development||Mr M Simpson|
|Year 7||Mr A Walthaus|
|Year 8||Ms M Henderson|
|Year 9||Ms P Fernandez (acting)|
|Year 10||Mr T Sargeant|
|Year 11||Ms A Robinson|
|Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9)||Ms J Day|
|Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11)||Ms C Bateson|
|Key Stage 5 (Years 12 and 13)||Ms E James|
|Deputy KS5||Mr C Hall|
Current and former students include:
- Jade Goody, Big Brother contestant Template:Cn
- David Haye, boxer Template:Cn
- Ben Watson, Wigan footballer Template:Cn
- Roland Manookian, actor whose works include The Football Factory, Goodbye Charlie Bright, and The Business Template:Cn
- Madeline Duggan, actress who played Lauren Branning on the BBC1 soap EastEnders. Template:Cn
- David Amoo, footballer who plays for Liverpool F.C. Template:Cn
- Frank Nouble, footballer who plays for West Ham United F.C. Template:Cn
- Billy Mehmet, footballer who plays for Perth Glory Template:Cn
- Blake Harrison, actor who plays Neil Sutherland in the E4 comedy The Inbetweeners Template:Cn
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