Stopsley High School

Luton, United Kingdom

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

About Stopsley High School

Stopsley High School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school in Bedfordshire providing places for students between the ages of 11-16. The secondary school, situated in Luton has approximately 981 students on record.

Stopsley High School opened in 1949 and moved into a new building in 2016. In 2014, the Luton secondary school was identified as good from Ofsted. The school works in a partnership with other local schools, called ‘Luton Futures’ and students in Years 10 and 11 have the option of studying vocational courses once a week at nearby Barnfield College and Ashcroft High School.


Karen Hand

Values and vision

Stopsley High School focuses on nurturing motivated, confident and disciplined students who work to the best of their ability and achieve their goals and ambitions. The secondary school wants to provide all students with opportunities that extend beyond the classroom. It works to offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities for students to face new challenges and learn new skills. The school’s vision is to work in a solid partnership with parents and other local schools and businesses in the area. Stopsley High School holds a Specialist Sports College status and has a Sports England award.


“The behaviour of students is good. Students behave well in lessons and around the school, including students who are supported by the specially resourced provision. The vast majority have good attitudes to learning and are keen to do well and try their best. The students who attend college and the local school to study vocational courses also behave well.”

View Stopsley High School’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: St. Thomas's Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7UX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 870900
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