DfE URN 106262 Tables
Number of students 554
|Type comprehensive school|
Phone +44 161 301 5606
Ceased operations 2009
|Location Cryer StreetDroylsdenGreater ManchesterM43 7LFEngland|
Address 1 Wayne Cl, Droylsden, Manchester M43 7LQ, UK
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Littlemoss high school tribute
Littlemoss High School for Boys was a Comprehensive school in Littlemoss, Droylsden, Tameside, England. It merged with Droylsden School, Mathematics and Computing College for Girls in September 2009 to become Droylsden Academy.
- Littlemoss high school tribute
- Littlemoss High School Droylsden
- Academic standards
- Awards and mentions
- Notable teachers
- Notable alumni
Prior to the merger it educated about 550 boys and held specialist Business and Enterprise College status.
Littlemoss High School Droylsden
The school was under special measures from March 1998 until July 2002.
After their March 2004 inspection Ofsted reported that "This is a good, effective school that has been very successful in improving the areas of weakness identified in the previous report. Very good leadership, together with the significant improvements in teaching and learning and in pupils’ behaviour, has improved standards overall, although standards are still below average." They rated the school Good, point three on a seven point scale.
Awards and mentions
Sarah Joynes was awarded a distinction in the North West Guardian Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School in 2007.
Woodwork teacher Harry "Bulldog" Johnson achieved national fame in 1979 when he won the jackpot on Littlewoods Pools, receiving a prize of over £750,000. He planned to retire at the end of the school term but died of a heart attack just a few weeks after his win.
In July 2008, Scienece teacher Chris Hilton disappeared on holiday in the French Alps. His body was discovered 7 months later in February 2009.
Former German & French teacher Geoff Rees is now part of the rock group The Badgers