Headteacher: Mr. Colin Townsend
Number on roll: 1120
Ofsted rating: Outstanding
Telephone: 01582 736611
Address: Alexandra Avenue, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 1HE
Located in Luton, Bedfordshire, Denbigh High School has a strong local and national reputation as an outstanding school. It has 1120 students between the ages of 11 and 16 and became a converter academy in October 2010.
The school has a decade-long record of year-on-year achievement at GCSE, during which time the proportion of students gaining 5 or more, good GCSEs has more than quadrupled.
The school’s focus on success and achievement is uncompromising and their value-added score for progress from key stages 2 to 4 is the second highest in the country.
Denbigh won the TES ‘Secondary School of the Year Award’ in 2009 and became an academy in 2010 as well as becoming a strategic partner of the Chiltern Teaching School Alliance with Challney High School for Boys.
The school has developed a very strong sports specialism which is reflected in the extremely high quality of the sports facilities.
Some of the awards the school holds include the SSAT Outstanding Progress Award, International School Award, Healthy Schools Award, ICT Mark and the Sports Partnership Mark.
The school’s core value statement "High achievement for all is our shared responsibility" reflects the belief that everyone must work together and support one another as a learning community so that each and every student and staff member is able to achieve the highest standards in all that they do.