Our History

Wolverley CE Secondary School opened its doors in 2007 following the closure of Wolverley High School and a huge shake up in the Worcestershire Local Authority.  At the same time it converted to a controlled Church of England School.

 

 

Prior to this, the school has had an interesting history.

Wolverley was the birthplace of William Sebright, who as a Town Clerk of London, accumulated an estate in Bethnal Green.  Upon his death in 1620, Sebright’s will detailed how his estate was to be used for the foundation of a grammar school in Wolverley. The original site for the grammar school was in the centre of the village and it can still be seen to this day. 

In 1931 the school changed its name to Sebright School and moved to a new site.  Between 1948 and 1970, Sebright was a public school, before closing in 1970 and reopening as Wolverley High School.

During the Second World War the school fields were used as vital observation posts; these were manned night and day for the duration of war. It was the task of the Observer Corps to track German aircraft movements and relay this information back to headquarters. The remaining concrete foundations of the posts are still evident today!

In 2012, Wolverley CE Secondary School was named as one of the UK’s most improved schools, something that the school is extremely proud of. 

Bryn's Blog

11/01/2018

December 2017
As we approach the end of a long, busy and very successful term I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very happy Christmas… Read more

09/11/2017

November 2017
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30/10/2017

October 2017
For my October blog, I would like to raise the subject of school funding which remains high on our agenda.... Read more

18/10/2017

September 2017
On Friday 15th September, over 125 students from Wolverley CE Secondary School pitched up their tents and prepared for Wolverley’s… Read more

Latest News

08/01/2018

New Head Students!
Your new Head Students have been voted as Ella Holden and Brandon Bayliss. Brandon would like to introduce activities during lunch times… Read more

08/01/2018

Pearl Of Africa
On Wednesday, 29th November 2017 we were very lucky to have the Pearl of Africa Choir..... Read more

28/12/2017

Age Mix
The start of the new academic year has seen the introduction of new Senior and Junior Partners to AGE MIX.... Read more

21/09/2017

Year 7 Camp
On Friday 15th September, over 125 students from Wolverley CE Secondary School pitched up their tents and prepared for Wolverley’s… Read more

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