Ensham School

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Ensham School was a girls' comprehensive school in Tooting, South London. During the 1930s it was a mixed central school. By the 1950s it had become a girls' secondary modern school. It was later made a comprehensive school.

The school closed when it was amalgamated in 1986 with Furzedown Secondary School, a mixed comprehensive school, to create the new Graveney School on the former Furzedown Secondary School site.

History

Ensham School was constructed during the period of expansion of Tooting at turn of the 20th century.

By the 1930s it was known as Ensham Central (Mixed) School.<ref name="central">Template:Cite web</ref><ref name="bbc">Template:Cite web</ref> In the late 1950s the school was called Ensham County Secondary School.<ref name="nationalarchives">Template:Cite web</ref> It later became Ensham Secondary School.

In the 1930s the school was a mixed central school, becoming a girls' secondary modern school by the 1950s and a girls' comprehensive school by the late 1970s.

In 1986 Ensham was amalgamated with Furzedown Secondary School, a mixed comprehensive school, to create the new Graveney School.<ref name="prospectus">Template:Cite book</ref> Initially the school operated in both the former Ensham and Furzedown buildings, but eventually the Ensham site was closed.

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