The Elton High School

Bury, United Kingdom

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

About The Elton High School

The Elton High School is a co-educational community secondary school based in Bury, Lancashire, for students aged 11-16. It is a non-denominational school that accommodates approximately 1,000 students in a new building opened in September 2016.

The Elton High School serves the local catchment area of Walshaw/Elton/North Bury and is heavily oversubscribed. It has a stable roll with an annual admission number of 200.

The secondary school's facilities include fully equipped science laboratories and technology rooms, a large sports hall, an activity studio and a multi-media learning resource centre, within a modern, spacious three-storey building. 


Jonathan Wilton

Values and vision

Staff and governors of The Elton High School are devoted to contributing to the spiritual, moral, social, cultural, intellectual, creative and physical development of all students. The secondary school aims to achieve this by delivering a curriculum that contributes to student learning, attainment and personal development, and that is broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated, within and beyond the classroom.

Ofsted report

“Consistently good teaching in languages, humanities, art and physical education enables students to achieve well from their starting points. The most able students do well because they are given work that challenges them to achieve their potential. Leaders’ work to improve students’ attendance has been effective. Attendance is above average. Students enjoy coming to school.” 

View The Elton High School’s latest Ofsted report

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Address: Walshaw Road, Bury, Lancashire, BL8 1RN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 763 1434
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