King Alfred's (A specialist Sports College)
Institution Type: Foundation School
Age Range: 11 - 18
Religious Character: Does not apply.
School Capacity: 2218
Pupils on Roll: 1701 Boys: 919 Girls: 782
Admissions Policy: Comprehensive
Head: Mr Nicholas Young
Tel: 01235 225700
See map: Google Maps
PortwayWantage, OXF, OX12 9BY
United Kingdom51° 35' 11.4108" N, 1° 25' 45.9912" W
Locality: Wantage Charlton
Local Authority: Oxfordshire
Parliamentary Constituency: Wantage
Ofsted school description
King Alfred's is a large comprehensive secondary school that occupies three sites about two miles apart across the town centre in Wantage. It serves this market town and the surrounding villages. There are few children from minority ethnic backgrounds at the school, and although there are students experiencing difficult home circumstances, most are from relatively affluent backgrounds.
The school was designated a Sports College in 1999 and became a training school in 2003. In 2006/7 there were trainee placements in every curriculum area.
School pupil demographics
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