Tanbridge House School


Tanbridge House School

Infobox UK school
name = Tanbridge House School


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head = Mr Jules White
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specialist = Science College, Maths and Computing College
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street = Farthings Hill
city = Horsham
county = West Sussex
country = England
postcode = RH12 1SR
LEA = West Sussex
ofsted = 126064
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enrollment = 1468
gender = Coeducational
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The Tanbridge House School is a secondary school in Horsham, West Sussex. It is a specialist school of IT, Maths and Science. Its current head master is Mr Jules White who started in 2008. Previous heads include Neil Chapman, Dr Thomas & Maureen Johnson. The school teaches a wide variety of subjects including, Leisure and Tourism(at GCSE), Graphics(at GCSE)and 3 foreign languages, Spanish, French and German.

In fact Neil Chapman was head of the school when it moved to its existing site from the former site of the Horsham High School for Girls, and Manor House School.

Former pupils include Jamie Hewlett of Tank Girl and Gorillaz fame, and Tim Slade founder of Fat Face fashion label.

In 2004, the school achieved a 23% 5 A - C pass rate, and a 100% 5 a*-g pass rate, for subjects resulting in a GCSE qualification.

Two pupils from the school commited suicide, 11 year old Ben Vodden and 14 year old Belinda Allen. [cite news | title=Hanged boy 'was bullied on bus' | publisher=BBC News | date=2007-04-19 | url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/sussex/6572613.stm | accessdate=2008-02-27] [cite news | title=Bullying 'ruled out' over death | publisher=BBC News| date=2008-01-10 | url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/sussex/7182078.stm | accessdate=2008-02-27] Neither case has been closed.

References

External links

*http://www.tanbridge-house-sch.co.uk
* [http://www.hiddenhorsham.co.uk/4/tanbridge.htm Tanbridge House School] Worthing Road site


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