High Storrs School

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High Storrs is a secondary comprehensive school on the south-western outskirts of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England.AdmissionsHigh Storrs has a Sixth Form and is a specialist Arts College in the Performing Arts, with a second specialism in Maths and Computing. Headteacher Ian Gage took up post in January 2010.It is situated in Ecclesall, accessed via the A625.HistoryCentral Technical SchoolThe school opened on 10 March 1880 as the Central Higher Grade School in the centre of Sheffield, and re-located to its present site at High Storrs in 1933. The association for former pupils retains this historical connection in its name, the Old Centralians.Grammar schoolThe building housed two separate grammar schools from the 1940s to 1968: High Storrs Grammar School for Boys, and High Storrs Grammar School for Girls. It was administered by the Sheffield Education Committee. The buildings were improved in the early 1960s.ComprehensiveThese were merged into a single comprehensive school, starting in September 1969 with around 1,600 boys and girls.On 11 July 1978, an aerobatics pilot (Philip Meeson, who now owns Jet2, a British aerobatics champion) gave a display above the school; he had chosen the wrong school, as it was Newfield Secondary School he had been asked to perform for.


High Storrs School

Sheffield S11 7
United Kingdom
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Website
http://www.highstorrs.co.uk

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