Northolt High School

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Northolt High School is an secondary school in Northolt in the London borough of Ealing, Middlesex, England.

Admissions

The school holds specialist Technology College status. It accepts students between the age of 11 to 18. The school has a total of 1401 students. The Head of the Sixth Form is Violet Walker. It is sponsored by the Jack Petchey Achievement Awards Scheme, which aims to motivate students through small monetary prizes to their preferred school department. This award is regularly referred to by Anne Wainwright who is the award's representative at the school.

It is situated on the northern edge of the borough of Ealing, near to the intersection of the boroughs of Ealing, Harrow and Hillingdon. It is north-west of Northolt town centre.

History

Grammar school and Secondary Modern

Northolt High School was established in 1974 as a combination of Vincent Secondary Modern (est. 1953) and Eliots Green Grammar school (Est 1956) which were adjacent to each other on Eastcote Lane in Northolt.

Comprehensive school

It became a comprehensive in 1974.

The school was featured in a documentary series called The Choir, on the BBC during December, 2006.<ref name=bbc>"Going for Music Gold", British Broadcasting Corporation. URL last accessed on 2006-12-18.</ref> The choir director, Gareth Malone, was at the school from November 2005 to July 2006, before taking the choir to China, to compete in the World Choir Games.

Buildings

In November 2005 the school began constructing a £1.5 million Sports Hall that was completed in November 2006 and opened in January 2007. The Sports Hall is a community facility offering a range of sport and leisure activities. It is managed through a partnership between Northolt High School and Active Ealing. The school also has a CLC and an astroturf pitch and a renovated Sixth Form Centre, opened in 2007.

Information

Northolt High School is based on Eastcote Lane.

  • The nearest Train station Northolt tube station
  • The 282 and 395 buses stop outside of the school, and the 120, 140 and 90 buses stop at Northolt tube station, a five minute walk from the school. The E10 bus stops at Islip Manor Park, also a few minutes walk from the school; it is situated close to Notholt Underground Station.

Notable alumni

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  • Danny Hutchins, football player
  • Karleigh Osborne, football player
  • Kieron Forbes, football player
  • Fatah Hashi,Presient of Somaliland

Eliots Green Grammar School

  • General Sir John Reith CBE, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe
  • Steve Perryman, football player

References

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External links

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