The Marvell College

Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom

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

About The Marvell College

The Marvell College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school in the East Riding of Yorkshire, serving students from the age of 11-16. The secondary school, situated in Kingston upon Hull has approximately 1129 students on record.

The Marvell College was established in 1953. Formerly Barham High School for girls and Jervis High School for boys, the schools later combined as one co-educational establishment and was renamed Andrew Marvell School. The secondary school converted to academy status in 2016 and changed names to The Marvell College. £27 million has been invested into learning facilities across the academic departments, which include a fully equipped gym, music recording studio, a dance and drama studio and science and eco garden.


Mr Jake Capper

Values and vision

The Marvell College’s vision is to provide all students with the support and encouragement so that they can achieve to the highest of their potential. The secondary school focuses on providing high quality care and teaching to allow for students to progress and succeed. It is important to the school that all students feel welcome, safe and encouraged. The Marvell College nurtures students spiritually, morally, physically and academically and believes that all children have an important role to play in the school community. Students are encouraged to get involved in extra-curricular activities to allow for them to expand their opportunities and experiences outside of the classroom.


“Senior leaders have an accurate, evidence-based view of the school’s strengths and weaknesses. They demonstrate the capacity to continue driving improvements. Pupils’ learning and development is extended and enriched by a growing and well-attended programme of extra-curricular activities.”

View The Marvell College’s latest Ofsted report


Address: Barham Road, Hull, HU9 4EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1482 799132