Wade Deacon High School

Halton, United Kingdom

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

About Wade Deacon High School

Wade Deacon High School is a mixed, non-denominational academy secondary school for pupils aged 11-16. It is located in Widnes, Cheshire and has about 1,500 pupils. 

The school was formerly Wade Deacon Grammar School for Boys and Wade Deacon Grammar School for Girls. It became the Wade Deacon High School in 1974, and converted to academy status in March 2013.

It is operated by the Wade Deacon Trust, a multi-academy trust that also includes Hillside High School, Widnes Academy and Halewood Academy.


Mr Simon Corner NPQH, MA Maths, PGCE

Values and vision

Schools in the Wade Deacon Trust believe that all children are entitled to “an educational environment in which their individual abilities and talents are fully developed”.

Deacon High School aims to provide pupils with highly motivated teachers and support staff, offering quality teaching, delivered to the highest standards. Thes school hopes that this will produce excellent learning and achievement.

The school cultivates an environment in which respect, courtesy and integrity towards other people abound. It aspires to be an outstanding school where all pupils receive an exceptional education. 

It believes that all children should be encouraged to achieve their full potential, attain the highest standards of which they are capable, and to have high aspirations and expectations for their future.

It aims to develop in students an attitude of care and responsibility towards others and their surroundings, and to encourage them to have a positive impact on their community.


Wade Deacon High School has yet to be assessed by Ofsted. When it has been assessed, you will be able to access its latest report on the Ofsted website

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Address: Birchfield Road, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7TD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 423 2721