Golborne High School
Wigan, United Kingdom
About Golborne High School
Golborne High School, a co-educational secondary school of around 1,200 pupils, is located near to Wigan, Greater Manchester. Providing places for pupils aged 11-16, Golborne High is a foundation cooperative trust school, forming a key part of the GoalCo Trust, a network of schools and colleges situated in and around Wigan.
The GoalCo cooperative was established in 2010, but the secondary school itself first opened its doors in 1954.
Values and vision
Golborne High School has high expectations of its pupils in terms of behaviour and work ethic, while encouraging individualism and creativity. Its vision is to be a beacon of excellence at the heart of the local community, delivering an exceptional education for children through inspirational and challenging teaching, exemplary standards and aspirational goals.
Teachers aim to motivate children to love learning and inspire them to dream big dreams that broaden their horizons.
“The trend of improvement seen since the last inspection is also evident in the progress being made by current pupils across the school. Leaders’ drive to improve the quality and accuracy of assessments in order to provide clear baselines from which pupils should make at least expected progress in their learning has paid dividends.”