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Single-Sex Schools

Volume 164: debated on Monday 8 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will list by gender of pupils and name single-sex schools which have been closed since 1985.

The names of the single sex maintained and non-maintained schools that have closed in 1985 and onwards are given in the table. The table includes maintained schools that have been closed following the approval of statutory proposals; in some cases for the purpose of amalgamation.The table is not fully up to date as some replies from local education authorities are still awaited confirming closures in 1989.Independent schools are shown in the education authority in which they are situated.

Local education authoritySchool name
Girls Schools Closed since 1985
BarnetSouthaw Girls
BexleySidcup Girls School
BromleyRavensbourne School for Girls
Rock Hill School for Girls
Beckenham Convent School
CroydonLady Edridge Girls High
Selhurst Girls High School
Purley Girls High School
EalingSt. Annes Convent School
HarrowWhite Gate Senior School for Girls
NewhamLondon School of Islamics
Waltham ForestConnaught High School for Girls
Leyton Manor High School for Girls
Warwick High School for Girls
Leyton Senior High Schools for Girls
Walthamstow Senior High School for Girls
BirminghamErdington School
Longmeadow School
CoventryCardinal Wiseman Roman Catholic Secondary School for Girls
WolverhamptonEly House Girls School
KnowsleyKnowsley St. Gregorys Roman Catholic Girls Comprehensive
LiverpoolSt. Teresas Roman Catholic Junior Girls
Stanley Park Girls County Comprehensive
Aigburth Vale Girls County Comprehensive
Childwall Valley Girls County Comprehensive
Liverpool Institute Girls High School
Queen Marys Girls County Comprehensive
Allerton Priory
St. HelensMount Carmel Roman Catholic High School
Notre Dame Roman Catholic High

Local education authority

School name

SeftonSt. Augustines Roman Catholic High
WirralBebington Secondary School for Girls Oxley School
The Marian Roman Catholic High
Avalon High School
Hoylake Coaching Centre
ManchesterThe Hollies Roman Catholic High School for Girls
St. Josephs Roman Catholic High School for Girls
StockportPriestnall School
TraffordUrmston Grammar for Girls
Stretford Grammar for Girls
SheffieldIslamia Girls High School
BradfordTinakori Towers School
CalderdaleThe Princess Mary School
Brighouse Girls Grammar School
KirkleesHyrstlands Community Home
Waverley School
Batley Muslim Girls High School
LeedsSpringfield Park Community Home
West Park Girls High
Notre Dame High School
Newcastle upon TyneThe Silverhill School
Inner LondonWandsworth Ensham
Wandsworth Garratt Green
Greenwich Park
Wandsworth Mayfield
St. Veronicas Roman Catholic Secondary
Battersea Notre Dame High School
Wandsworth Convent of the Holy Family
Sternhold College
Hugh Jones Tutor
Elvaston House School
Northcote Lodge
BerkshireReading Westwood Comprehensive
Reading Alfred Sutton Girls Comprehensive
BuckinghamshireChesham the Lowndes Secondary School for Girls
Amersham Brudenell Secondary for Girls
CambridgeshireWisbech Queens Girls Comprehensive
CumbriaAskham Church of England School
Carleton Hill School
DevonPlymouth Stoke Damerec High School for Girls
Plymouth Public High School for Girls
Plymouth Salisbury Road Girls Secondary School
Withycombe House School

Local education authority

School name

DorsetAshley Cross County Modem for Girls
Oakmead County Secondary for Girls
Queensmount School
St. Marys Gate School
East SussexCharters Towers School
St. Michaels Convent Girls School
EssexWestborough High School for Girls
Belfairs High School Girls
Eastwood High School for Girls
Gainsborough Lodge School
GloucestershireColwell School for Girls
Cheltenham Pates Grammar School for Girls
HampshireWinchester Danemark Comprehensive
Manor Girls Comprehensive
Queens Mead School
Hereford and WorcesterHallow Park School
HertfordshireStevenage Girls School
St. Angelas Roman Catholic Girls
Christs Hospital School
Poles Convent FCJ
Rosary Priory High School
Rosary Priory Preparatory School
Chorley Wood College for the Blind
Hertfordshire College of Higher Education
HumbersideFifth Avenue Junior High Girls
St. Mary High
Rise Hall School
KentMargate Lausanne Secondary School for Girls
Mailing House School
Nonington College
LancashireClitheroe Grammar for Girls
Lindenhurst College
LeicestershireMorcott Hall School
Windsor Classical Dance Centre
NorfolkKings Lynn St. James Junior Girls
Londsdale School
St. Georges School
North YorkshireMill Mount Girls Grammar
Queen Annes Girls Grammar
Burton Stone Secondary Modern
St. Margaret Clitherow Roman Catholic Secondary Modern
NorthamptonshireCroft Lodge School
Irchester Arkwright School
SomersetKingsbury School
StaffordshireSt. Josephs Convent School
SurreySunbury St. Teresas Roman Catholic
WarwickshireRugby Dunsmore School for Girls
West SussexConvent of the Family School
Summerlea School
Springfield Park School
Hatchlands School
Summerfold School

Local education authority

School name

Boys Schools Closed since 1985

BarnetHolmewood Preparatory School
Haynes School
BexleyParklands School
BrentSt. Benedicts Community Home
BromleyRavensbourne School for Boys
Kentwood School for Boys
CroydonNorbury Manor Boys High
Selhust Boys High School
Purley Boys High School
EnfieldSt. Ignatius College
St. Ignatius College Lower School
HaringeyThe Somerset School
HarrowHarrow High School
HillingdonPark Place School
Kingston-upon-ThamesArundel House School
RedbridgeLondon School of Islamics
SuttonCheam CE Junior Boys
Glastonbury High School for Boys
Wilsons School
Waltham ForestGeorge Mitchell High School for Boys
Norlington High School for Boys
Warwick High School for Boys
Leyton Senior High
Sir George Monoux Senior High for Boys
BirminghamAlderlea School
Selly Oak School
CoventryCardinal Wiseman Roman Catholic Secondary School for Boys
WalsallDruids Heath Community Home
The Queslett School
WolverhamptonNordley Special School
KnowsleyKnowsley St. Kevins Roman Catholic Boys Comprehensive
LiverpoolAnfield County Comprehensive
Alsop Boys County Comprehensive
Collegiate Boys County Comprehensive
Liverpool Institute Boys High School
Hillfoot Hey Boys County Comprehensive
St. HelensCampion Roman Catholic High School
West Park Roman Catholic High School
SeftonBishops Court School
WirralBebington Secondary School for Boys
The Henry Meoles School
Bishop Challoner Roman Catholic High
The Leas School
ManchesterRosehill Observation and Assessment Centre
St. Marks Roman Catholic High School for Boys
St. Pius Roman Catholic High School for Boys

Local education authority

School name

De La Salle College of Education
SalfordThe Bezalel High School
StockportStockport School
TraffordStretford Grammar for Boys
Urmston Grammar for Boys
WiganWorthington Burtholme Hostel
SheffieldLimb Lane School (Family Shirecliffe House)
CalderdaleThe Heath School
Hipperholme Grammar School
Rastrick Grammar School
LeedsMoor Grange Boys High
St. Michaels Roman Catholic College
Harewood Bridge House School
Newcastle upon TyneCondercum House School
Eastview School
Castledene School
Kenton Lodge School
SunderlandWashington Hall School
Milton Hall School
Inner LondonLambeth Henry Thornton
Wandsworth School
Wandsworth Spencer Park
Wandsworth Sir Walter St. Johns School
Wandsworth Clapham College
Hammersmith London Oratory Roman Catholic
Wandsworth John Griffiths Roman Catholic Secondary
St. Josephs Academy Pre-Prep School
St. Vedast Independent School for Boys
Life Christian School
St. Aloysius Junior Shool
Edward Rudolf Memorial Special School
Heathermount School
Shephall Manor School
Nathaniel Heckford School
Winceby House School
London School of Nautical Cookery
BerkshireReading Stoneham Comprehensive
Reading Alfred Sutton Boys Comprehensive
Reading Collegiate School
BuckinghamshireAmersham The Raans Secondary School for Boys
Cestreham Secondary Boys School
Beckets Senior School
Beckets Preparatory School
Divine Mercy College
CambridgeshireWisbech Queens Boy Comprehensive
CheshireTorpenhow School
DerbyshireFernilee Infant
Frank Merifield School

Local education authority

School name

DevonForde Park Community Home
Plymouth Sutton High School for Boys
Plymouth Public High School for Boys
Plymouth Widey High School for Boys
Plymouth Prince Rock Boys Secondary School
Brunel School
Montpelier School
Heathercombe Brake School
Dawlish College
Heanton School
Russell College (Family Dennington College)
Ward House School
Lupton House School
St. Pauls College
Swallow Cliff School
Morice School
DorsetSeldown County Secondary Boys
Oakmead County Secondary School for Boys
Stinsford School
DurhamRedworth Hall Residential School
East SussexCentral Boys Club
Strickland House School
Great Sanders School
Rotherfield Hall
EssexEastwood High School for Boys
Fairfax High School for Boys
Belfairs High School for Boys
Copford College
GloucestershireCheltenham Grammar School for Boys
Whitefriars School
Badgeworth Court School
Dowdeswell Court School
Washbournes Place School
Advicenna College
HampshireWinchester Montgomery of Alamein Boys Comprehensive
Heron Wood Boys Comprehensive
Drayton Manor School
Oakmore School
Mile End House School
Ark Family Units
Kinloss School
Hereford and WorcesterCathedral Preparatory School
Cotsbrook School
Bodenham Manor School
HertfordshireBushey Grange Park
St. Michaels Roman Catholic Boys
HumbersideCastle Howard Community Home
Hull Grammar School
Endike Junior High Boys
Riley High Boys
Marist College Boys School
KentMargate St. Johns Church of England Secondary School for Boys
Winchester House School
Foxbush School
St. Vincent School
LancashireUpholland College
LincolnshireHolbeach Eastfields Hostel
NorfolkKings Lynn St. James Junior Boys
Duncan Hall School

Local education authority

School name

North YorkshireNunthorpe Boys Grammar
St. Georges Roman Catholic Secondary Modern
Ingmanthorpe Hall School
NottinghamshireSt. Hughs College
OxfordshireSmith Hospital School
SalopApley Park School
Castle Hill School
SomersetKing Alfred School
Barwick House School
Midelney Place School
StaffordshireNeedwood School for the Partially Hearing
SuffolkNowton Court School
The Development Centre
SurreySunbury Cardinal Godfrey Roman Catholic
Allen House School
WarwickshireRugby Dunsmore School for Boys
West SussexFernden School
Goring Hall School
St. Johns College
Pennfold School
Dalesdown. School
WiltshireSt. Probus School