Fred Longworth High School

Wigan, United Kingdom

Location: Wigan, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Fred Longworth High School

Fred Longworth High School is a mainstream, co-educational secondary academy for children aged 11-16. It is situated in Tyldesley, Manchester, and there are around 1,300 pupils on its roll. The school was rated “outstanding” by Ofsted after its last inspection (2010). It converted to academy status in 2011 and is part of the Lateral Academy Trust.

Fred Longworth High School prides itself on its above-average exam results. In 2016, 70% of pupils achieved A*-Cs in GCSE maths and English.

Fred Longworth served in the local government and worked hard for the education of children. He was later knighted for his services.


Mrs J Garretts

Values and vision

Fred Longworth High School aims to inspire all its students to achieve their best through "belonging, engaging and succeeding together". The secondary school believes in treating each student as an individual and valuing each person’s unique talents. The curriculum has been designed to offer choice and to nurture all talents and abilities.

Ofsted report

“This is an outstanding school. Students appreciate the work that teachers and other adults do for them and show this through their high attendance and excellent behaviour. Their determination to learn is palpable and significantly contributes to an orderly, safe and welcoming environment where respect for each other and adults, including visitors is impressive. Students’ personal development makes an outstanding contribution to their excellent learning and progress.”

View Fred Longworth High School’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: Printshop Lane, Tyldesley, Manchester, Lancashire, M29 8JN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 883796