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Kettlethorpe High School

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Type  Community school
Local authority  Wakefield
Ofsted  Reports
Headteacher  Tudor Griffiths
DfE URN  108271 Tables
Motto  Labor Omnia Vincit
Kettlethorpe High School Kettlethorpe High School Alliance Members Outwood Institute of
Location  Standbridge Lane Sandal Wakefield WF2 7EL England

A day in the life of kettlethorpe high school

Kettlethorpe High School (KHS) is a mixed secondary school with specialist status for maths and computing in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. It provides for children ages 11–16, with a comprehensive admissions policy, and in 2016 had an enrolment of 1,470 pupils.


The current headteacher is Tudor Griffiths.

School intake is from the surrounding areas of Wakefield, Barnsley and Kirklees.

The school opened in 1965, specialises in maths and computing, and has computer clusters in each department to assist pupil learning. Sport facilities include a state of the art 3G Sports Pitch, tennis courts, a fitness suite, a gym and a sport hall.

The Kettlethorpe High School Community Learning Centre opened at the school in 2006. It provides free computing courses to local people and contains a free internet cafe. It also provides Adult Education course in partnership with the Wakefield Adult Education Service and offers a free Job Club to help local people back into work.

The school's Latin motto is 'Labor Omnia Vincit', meaning "Work Conquers All".

Kettlethorpe high school 2002 2007

Notable people

  • Philippa Thomas, British television journalist, is an ex-pupil of the school.
  • Amy Garcia, British television journalist, is an ex-pupil of the school.
  • Stuart Lancaster, England International Rugby Coach, was a PE teacher at the school.
  • References

    Kettlethorpe High School Wikipedia

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