Park House School

Park House School

Infobox UK school
name = Park House School

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motto = Valuing Success for All
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type = Comprehensive foundation school
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head = Derek Peaple
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specialist = Sports College
street = Andover Road
city = Newbury
county = Berkshire
country = ENG
postcode = RG14 6NQ
LEA = West Berkshire
ofsted = 110052
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enrollment = 1300 total
gender = Co-educational
lower_age = 11
upper_age = 18
houses = 4
colours = Blue and white
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Park House School is a co-educational comprehensive school in Newbury, Berkshire in the United Kingdom. It accepts students aged 11-18 and currently has approximately 1,300 students on roll including a sixth form of around 300.


House System

The school operates a house system, whereby students are divided up into four houses (each of which are in turn split into two), which are named after traditional trees. Each House is led by a member of staff and run by Year 12 and 13 House Presidents & Vice Presidents. They are supported by House Captains from Years 10 and 11. All staff members belong to a house, as do all Sixth Formers:


The main library and sixth form library are situated together in a central area of the school. Both include private study areas. The school has a book stock of over 12,000 items, which is supplemented with a regular exchange of books from the Berkshire Education Library Service. There is also a wide range of periodicals and multimedia facilities. There are 23 computers available, all with internet access. The school is also a member of Newbury Library for extra support.


The school is located in a residential area on Andover Road in Newbury, Berkshire.

ixth Form

The sixth form is situated in its own specialist study and social centre. It has its own uniform, but is also very much part of the whole school community. Sixth Form students play a major role in organising and supporting events and activities for younger students, acting as role models and mentors.

ports College Status

The school was designated as a Specialist Sports College in 1998 – one of the first wave of schools to achieve this status. It is and will remain the only Sports College in the Local Education Authority.

Notable alumni

*Tom Croft, rugby union player


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